Concacaf · Oceania · Columns · World Cup 2010

Big test in LA for the All Whites

It won’t be simply in name and uniform that the Mexicans are expected to be more colourful, as their squad presents a wide range of attacking options which will test a makeshift New Zealand defence.

Asia · Oceania · World Cup 2010

One step away for New Zealand

At the start of the 2010 World Cup qualifiers, I had a small wish which I felt would probably go ungranted. I wanted my country of birth (Argentina) and my country of residence (New Zealand) to make the trip to South Africa. Little did I know that it wouldn’t be the All Whites, but rather the Albicelestes who would make this wish an unlikely one indeed.