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  1. Grape escape

    Posted Nov 14th 2010, 12:00am by Penny Watson

    ... experience. Although many travellers have heard of Madeira, few can point to it on a map. This could be because of its relative isolation from its mother country, Portugal. Covering 741 square kilometres, the island, part of an archipelago of the same name and the birthplace of footballing great Cristiano Ronaldo, sits in the Atlantic 600 kilometres west of Morocco and 850 kilometres ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/730380/grape-escape
  2. Lai See

    Posted Jun 15th 2010, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... talent, unlike Germany...' We suggest Isaac shouldn't read too much into the poll. Boys will be boys, and their attitudes towards football will never change. Rules of the game apply Please allow Lai See to make a bold prediction: Brazil and Portugal will contest the World Cup final on July 11. But, this will only materialise if we evaluate team performance the same way we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/717198/lai-see
  3. Pitch battles

    Posted Jul 04th 2010, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... for the tremendously entertaining- and phenomenally expensive- football advertisements that flood television and the net during the World Cup. This year, Nike's epic advertisement Write The Future (Nikesoccer.com) comes out on top. Possibly the greatest soccer ad of all time, the three-minute spot shows four football legends looking at possible futures for themselves as they play a World Cup game. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/718814/pitch-battles
  4. Shame about the view, but Sevens teams train on

    Posted Mar 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... across the water. Training is no problem.' Most of the 23 overseas teams playing at the Sevens arrived yesterday. Canada, Portugal and Zimbabwe, who came over the weekend, practised despite ... Football Union. We will take every reasonable precaution and have informed the teams of the pollution levels,' Warrick Dent, Hong Kong Sevens tournament director, said. 'In the interests ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/709332/shame-about-view-sevens-teams-train
  5. Sevens contracts backfire as England slump to shock defeat

    Posted Dec 04th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay in Dubai England's move to contract players for the first time in sevens came embarrassingly unstuck against Portugal, who stunned the crowd favourites 14-12 ... contracted by the Rugby Football Union and who have been together all summer, could lose to a side of amateurs. 'We have all worked hard to get to a point where we have a better national set-up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/732361/sevens-contracts-backfire-england-slump-shock-defeat
  6. Tim Noonan

    Posted Oct 24th 2010, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... friends at Fifa (Federation Internationale de Football Association). As caretakers of international football, Fifa controls the most valuable property in sports in the World Cup. As such, ... The Sunday Times posing as American interests- they would accept money to secure their vote. Adamu wanted US$800,000 while Temarii sought US$2.3 million to build 'football foundations'. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/728343/tim-noonan
  7. Jason Dasey

    Posted Mar 28th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Dasey

    ... of the AFC region's hottest prospects. Today, the now 18-year-old defender is playing for Pacos de Ferreira in the top division in Portugal and has set himself a lofty target of becoming the first Australian to play for Spanish super club Real Madrid. 'I know it's a huge dream, but I have learnt in my years in football that anything is possible,' Davidson said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/709872/jason-dasey
  8. Jason Dasey

    Posted Apr 04th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Dasey

    ... in wooing Asian Football Confederation (AFC) officials in Kuala Lumpur. 'My time in England was probably the best years in my career and I'm very proud of what I achieved there when I was a player,' Ginola said. 'It's just a fantastic feeling to promote English football around the world and to say good things about it is very easy, especially in Asia.' Ginola spent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/710489/jason-dasey
  9. Pot Bellied Pigs are gluttons for fund-raising

    Posted Mar 28th 2010, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... Robby Nimmo The PIG economies- Portugal, Italy and Greece- might be in trouble, but the Pot Bellied Pigs have had a bumper year. 'The Pot Bellied Pigs RFC have been very busy ... and the PRFU [Philippine Rugby Football Union] development fund from our Fat Boy Tens with payment being transferred this month. 'On the tour front, we've just been to the Manila Tens, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/709857/pot-bellied-pigs-are-gluttons-fund-raising
  10. Michael Church In South Africa

    Posted Jun 20th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Church

    ... it has gone down in footballing folklore. This was no ordinary Italian side- the Edmundo Fabbri-coached Azzuri squad featured four of the Inter Milan side who had won back-to-back European Cups ... It was an astonishing victory, but perhaps more remarkable was North Korea's showing in the quarter-finals, against Portugal. With the two nations due to meet once again at a World Cup in Cape Town ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/717569/michael-church-south-africa

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