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2010 Football World Cup

Venue: Craven Cottage.

Time: 20:00 GMT

Teams:

Fulham: Schwarzer, Pantsil, Baird, Smalling, Konchesky, Riise, Greening, Dikgacoi, Davies, Dempsey, Nevland.

Stoke City: Begovic, Wilkinson, Huth, Shawcross, Higginbotham, Delap, Whelan, Whitehead, Etherington, Sidibe, Fuller.

Referee: Peter Walton.

Teams Report:

Fulham is facing up Stoke City in the English Premier League match on Wednesday at Craven Cottage Stadium.

Fulham won in 36 matches out of 46 Premier Leagues at Craven Cottage. Stoke City has scored just nine goals in all season at out of home. Fulham lost only one match out of their last five League matches. Fulham boss, Roy Hodgson is looking for changes in the team. Fulham is very eagerly waiting for Europa League final against Atletico Madrid in Hamburg a week on Wednesday. Stoke City has failed to score goals in their last two matches.

Fulham boss Roy Hodgson is looking to use a few fringe players as they have final match of Europa League. Fulham boss ia happy about their performance against West Ham United on Sunday despite the absence of Bobby Zamora, Damien Duff, Brede Hangeland, Aaron Hughes, Zoltan Gera and Danny Murphy.

Andy Johnson is unavailable due to knee problem and Fulham star striker Bobby Zamora is also unavailable as he is suffering with Achilles injury.

Stoke City boss, Tony Pulis has no fresh injury concerns for today’s match. Goalkeeper Asmir Begovic is expected to remain as the last line of defence while Thomas Sorensen is ruled out due to elbow injury. Dave Kitson is also ruled out.

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Bet on Horses: Saturday July 3rd Races and Predictions

The Fourth of July fireworks will start one day early in horse betting odds as there will be a pair of outstanding Grade I races for Saturday, July 3rd with the United Nations Stakes from Monmouth Park and the American Oaks from Hollywood Park. The American Oaks at Hollywood is a one and one quarter mile race for three year old fillies and will be headlined by Cozi Rosie. Mike Smith will get the mount for this California based horse that has won 3 out of 6 previous races and will be the betting favorite at racebooks in horse predictions. Cozi Rosie last ran on May 31st and finished second at Hollywood in the Grade 2 Honeymoon.

Andina is another horse to keep an eye on for the American Oaks. Joe Talamo will ride this filly that has 2 wins, 2 places, and 1 show in 6 career races. She also last ran in the Honeymoon and finished 4th. City to City will bring an excellent record heading into American Oaks horse predictions with 2 wins, 2 second place finishes, and 3 shows. She won the Grade 2 Providencia last April and was 3rd in the Honeymoon. The United Nations Stakes is for males 3 years old and up and is one and three eighths miles in length. Bet on American Oaks odds from Hollywood Park with a 10% deposit bonus and 5% rebate for betting on horses.

One of the horse betting favorites in predictions for the United Nations at Monmouth Park will be Todd Pletcher trained Take the Points. Edgar Prado will get the mount for this horse that has two career Grade I wins with the last being in October of 2009 at the Jamaica. Get Serious is another horse with the hot hand as he is coming off a win in the June 12th Monmouth Stakes. Pablo Fragoso will ride. Acclamation with jockey Christian Santiago Reyes will also run and is coming off a Grade I win in the Charles Whittingham at Hollywood Park on June 5.

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How to begin to learn football

How to Begin To Learn Football

More than any other sport, football seems most truly American. Some 350 years ago, the early settlers of our land had teams, goals, and a ball that they kicked around an open field.

True, the game they played can hardly be compared to the modern game we watch in our huge stadiums and on nationwide television, but then, what has remained the same throughout the last three and one-half centuries?

Football has grown right along with our nation and our way of life.

Running

In earlier days, football was just a game that the name suggests. The players moved the ball by kicking it with their feet. Gradually, as high schools and colleges took up the game during the 1800′s, it became popular to pick up the ball and run with it. Later, throwing the ball through the air from one player to another won its place in the strategy of the game.

However, of these three basic forms of moving the ball – kicking, running, and passing – running with the ball must be regarded as the most important. Running plays are used most frequently and there are a greater variety of them.

Just a word about your equipment. Do not try any blocking or tackling without proper and complete uniforms, including well-padded helmets. The sandlot, or the corner playground, or your back yard, are all good spots to practice your football maneuvers and to have your neighborhood games, but always remember – no blocking and no tackling without full uniforms!

Packing the Pigskin

(NOTE: As most boys are right-handed, we will give our instructions for a right-hander. Now, of course, we have nothing against left-handers! There are great ones in all sports. If you are a natural southpaw, just switch the word “right” for “left” and “left” for “right” wherever these words appear in the instructions.)

THE PROPER CARRY of the ball is when the fingers are over the right point of the ball, while the opposite point is forced into the pocket formed by the elbow and body.

1. Carry the ball with the fingers of your right hand over one point (or end) of the ball. Your right arm should be bent so that you can tuck the other point of the ball into the pocket formed by your elbow. Force the ball securely into this pocket with a hard pressure from the fingers of your right hand. Snug the ball against your right ribs.

You have probably noticed on television that great college and professional players often carry the ball away from their bodies. When you start appearing on television, you can carry the ball that way, too! Until that time, “pack the pigskin” as described above.

2. Actually, in carrying the football, you should be equally good with either hand. If an opponent comes at you from your right side with the intention of tackling you, make a quick shift of the ball from your right side to your left side. This frees your right arm for a “straight-arm” on the would-be tackier. The shift of the ball is made as follows:

(a) Bring your left hand over on top of the ball and move your right hand, with the ball, over along the lower part of your stomach toward your left side.

(b) The left hand grasps the point of the ball which is in the pocket of the right elbow.

(c) Your arms appear to be folded in front of your stomach. Each hand grasps a point of the ball.

(d) The right hand guides the point of the ball it has been covering into the pocket formed by the left elbow. The right hand is pulled away to begin the straight-arm maneuver.

(e) The left hand brings the other point of the ball around, the fingers pressuring the ball firmly back into the pocket of the left elbow and snug against the left ribs.

These five actions must be combined into one quick, smooth, continuous movement in order for it to be successful.

Master this maneuver and you will have started to know the game of football.

Beckham gone, now meet the new king

Beckham Gone, Now Meet The New King

Wow. What a great week of international fixtures. Great time to get away from the immoral world of money-hungry football clubs. International football is still one of the domains where the sanctity and the true beauty of football still reigns.

Where football is not played for money, but for the love of the game.

World Cup qualifiers took place in practically every single confederation. There were some shocks, some disappointments and some mind blowing performances.

The biggest shock was by far France’s capitulation against Austria, a team who struggled to get a point at Euro 2008. There is something seriously wrong with the team, and I, like many people, point to the coach. Domenech has clearly got too many favourites and has never been an outstanding coach. If he stays, then I honestly cannot see France making the World Cup.

Other shocks included Denmark’s victory against Portugal away from home. It seems that Scolari left a big hole in Portugal.

Across the Atlantic Ocean, Bolivia provided the biggest shock in drawing 0-0 with Brazil in Rio. What a shock. Just as everyone thought that Brazil were back on track against thrashing Chile 3-0 in Santiago, they could barely make goal scoring opportunities against the Bolivians. Expect Dunga to go soon.

However, the most mind blowing performance of the last week was England’s thrashing of Croatia in Zagreb.

4-1! Let me say that again.

England beat Croatia 4-1 away from home!

It’s probably not up there with the 5-1 victory against the Germans in qualifying for the 2002 World Cup, nevertheless, it was a surprise. Yes, it was a surprise that England actually played well and won.

It looks like Capello may have turned the corner and is working his magic to get the best out of the England team. About time. But who knows, this could all just be temporary. How I wish I could make them face Macedonia again.

That said, exit David Beckham, enter Theo Walcott.

Theo who?

Theo Walcott! Remember the name. For those unaware, Walcott was the surprise inclusion in England’s 2006 World Cup squad. That should have made us aware of his potential.

For those following Arsenal and the EPL, Theo Walcott has been a regular fixture nowadays and many attribute his popularity to the fact that he’s the only regular English player at Arsenal.

Wenger surely did find a gem in England. His hattrick against Croatia has pretty much made it impossible not to choose him. Which means that Beckham may never again get picked.

The King, the pinup boy, the fashion icon of world football may now be forced to end his England career.

His crown has, however, found a worthy successor. Theo Walcott’s career has only just begun and there is every certainty that he will continue to give wonderful performances not just in the EPL but for the England national team.

Maybe now England will become a credible threat for the World Cup.