Class Notes - 10/01/14

10/01/14 - Class Notes

This class we are going to be discussing multiple things from the textbook. Re-read some of the sections you discussed later to make sure you understand all of it. In order to get back to the site once the teacher goes away, simply hit the close button at the top right next to comments and share. If you are the teacher and reading this, cut the kid a break - if your class was more interesting this would have never happened in the first place.

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Spain, Holland Face Off in Battle of European giants

Spain, Holland Face Off in Battle of European giants

Spain. Netherlands. Talk of a South American takeover of the World Cup has been silenced, and the rise of the African nations on home soil failed to materialize as two European nations have once again risen to the top. Though the football purists may lament the lack of parity or the missing presence of 2014 […]

Uruguay Continues Dream Run Against Netherlands, Spain-Germany Set For Intriguing Semi-Finals [World Cup Predictions]

Uruguay Continues Dream Run Against Netherlands, Spain-Germany Set For Intriguing Semi-Finals [World Cup Predictions]

With the tournament drawing to a close, the final four matchups have been decided. Of the three European clubs remaining, two (Spain, Netherlands) have never won a World Cup title, while one (Germany) is seeking to close in on its fourth. The vaunted South American contingent is down to one nation, and despite the odds-maker’s […]

Bold Predictions: Netherlands-Brazil, Germany-Argentina Set to Clash in Quarter-finals

Bold Predictions: Netherlands-Brazil, Germany-Argentina Set to Clash in Quarter-finals

And then there were eight. With Ghana the only exception, all the teams remaining in the 2010 FIFA World Cup quarter-finals are from Europe and South America. Four (Ghana, Netherlands, Paraguay, Spain) haven’t ever captured the title. Here is a short preview of each match along with a prediction of the outcome. Uruguay-Ghana As the […]

Germany-England, Spain-Portugal Highlight Round of 16

Germany-England, Spain-Portugal Highlight Round of 16

Taking a look at the teams entering the round of 16, this year’s World Cup marks a changing of the guard amongst the traditional soccer powers. Teams like South Korea, Japan, Slovakia, and Paraguay emerged as dangerous sides while France, Italy, and all but one African nation played themselves out of the tournament. The top […]

Mixed Success Dogs European Teams, Asian Squads Impress

Mixed Success Dogs European Teams, Asian Squads Impress

The dust has settled and the tournament is now in full swing. Each squad has played one game, and as always there have been a few surprises. A few of the powerhouses have yet to get going (Spain, Italy, Brazil) and the pundits who came into the World Cup critical of teams like France and […]

Serbia, Germany, Italy in the Mix, But 2010 Will Be All Latin Flair

Serbia, Germany, Italy in the Mix, But 2010 Will Be All Latin Flair

With the World Cup less than ten hours away, here are a few points and bold predictions for what will go down in the next few weeks. Brazil/Spain vs Everyone Else It’s undeniable, when talking about which team is a top-tier contender for the finals, Brazil and Spain are the sexy picks of 2010. For […]