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Asian Dawn!

Aashish Gadhvi reviews the rollercoaster World Cup campaigns from the Asian sides. Before the World Cup started I pictured myself sitting in front of a typewriter like Angela Lansbury in Murder She Wrote penning conspiracy theories and plans of deception at how South Korea were knocked out of the group stage yet again by the … [Read More]

DPRK in the Football World Cup

“North Korea will receive at least US$10 million from FIFA for fielding its national team in the World Cup” says the Chosun Ilbo That should keep its nuke programme going for a while… # An amazing invention by the Dear Leader: the invisible mobile phone. # British blogger in Pyongyang reports on the … [Read More]

Where to watch the World Cup

I seem to be spending all my time responding to email requests and queries about Koreans in the World Cup. No time to write. # If anyone knows where all the London / New Malden Koreans will be gathering to watch the World Cup, let me know # Apparently some Koreans will be watching Korea-Spain … [Read More]

The picture that says it all

A South Korean soccer fan protests against what he considers to be the referee’s unfair judgment after South Korea’s national soccer team lost to Switzerland in their World Cup Group G match as they watched the match on a screen in Seoul, Saturday, June 24, 2006. Switzerland defeated South Korea 2-0. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). It’s … [Read More]

Wake Up for the World Cup

Good luck to the Red Devils as they prepare for football’s ultimate tournament. May their metatarsals remain intact. To cheer them on their way, ZiNi has written a theme song. Just go to ZiNi’s blog to hear it. The song’s title, Wake up for the World Cup, reflects the fact that because of the time … [Read More]