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Winning the game ….or not: Tender moments

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Yes, more on the World Cup…!   In particular, Group B. Who would have thought that Netherlands would beat Spain (5-1), let alone defeat them so convincingly.   Many of us watched in disbelief that the 2010 Cup winners did not come close to winning and well done to the ...

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Age Matters: Why Some World Cup Teams Opt For Oldies

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There’s a vast range of ages and experiences represented in the World Cup.  Argentina and Uruguay have the highest collective ages in the tournament. In Africa, youth is treasured. Experience? Energy? This article is a demographic snapshot of Brazil 2014.    TURIN — The players that some of the South American traditionalists have called ...

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Germany’s giant World Cup logistics project

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More on the World Cup…. Behind the scenes is the major logistical exercise in transporting each country’s gear.  Arabian Supply Chain posted this article on the German team’s logistics (ASC Staff, Jun 11, 2014).   The German Football Association has shipped 23 tonnes of luggage to Brazil in preparation for this ...

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