Thursday, June 08, 2006

World Cup Resources

The biggest sporting event the world kicks off tomorrow, so I thought I post a round up of links that will let casual fans, first time followers, or the curious get their World Cup Groove on.
  • The official World Cup site - This will be a great resource for photos and scores.
  • The Guardian - This English paper has some of the best all around soccer coverage out their. I especially endorse their minute-by-minute match reports for those of you who will be stuck at your desk during some of the games (like me); they're equally informative and snarky at the same time
  • The BBC and Sports Illustrated also have extensive coverage, which I prefer to ESPN's Soccernet.
  • For those looking for more coverage of particular teams, check out the World Cup blog, which has blogger/supporters for every nation.
  • If you want to do some trash talking over the Interweb, head on over to BigSoccer.com.
  • Kasey Keller, the U.S. keeper, has been providing regular articles at Sportsline.com.
  • Clint Dempsey, a U.S. player that many think will have a breakout month, also has his own website.
NP: "Undertow" - Lush

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