Category Archives: Football

The Clubs that Connect the World Cup – New York Times visualisations

The New York Times has some very good visualisations/animations of the players and their clubs that make up the national teams at the World Cup. (Clicking on the screenshot below takes you to the interactive page.)   About these ads

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The Political Geographies of FIFA and World Cup football

Interesting piece at Political Geography Now on the political geographies of FIFA and World Cup football – who is allowed to compete, in which region, and how do these teams match-up with recognised states.  

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What Bale earns – a real-time tracker, with comparisons

Following Gareth Bale’s transfer to Real Madrid (officially starting today), a site that tracks what he has earned so far, along with comparisons.  At 4pm he had already earned 47 weeks of minimum wage. At 4.36pm it declares: Bale can … Continue reading

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England v. Bulgaria

Great night out at the football with my brother and nephew. Bit patchy at times but a strong result.

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Blind Beggar

Because I was going to see Derek Gregory give a talk at Queen Mary this evening (which was very good), I decided to get off the tube at Whitechapel and walk towards QM and find a pub to watch the … Continue reading

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England-Algeria – all you need to see

Much briefer and less painful watching that the real thing… http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/video/2010/jun/21/world-cup-2010-england-algeria-brick

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Wishful thinking…

http://medievalnews.blogspot.com/2010/06/medieval-badge-with-three-lions.html

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England-USA replay – in Lego

This is definitely better than watching the game itself. Brilliant. There are loads more here And the 1966 final is here

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