Paul Defeats Mani in Psychic Battle…Also, Spain Wins World Cup

This post originally from http://www.venuing.com/voices. It’s understandable that people watching the World Cup on Sunday may have thought that they were watching two European football powers duking it out for a golden trophy on the African continent. In actuality we were all watching a battle that raged across the psychic hinter-realms. The true combatants: Paul the … Continue reading

Roja vs. Oranje

For those of you living under a rock, Spain have just beaten Zee Germans and propelled themselves into the World Cup final match against the Netherlands. La Furia Roja vs Oranje, a battle of fiery colors. Who will prove to be more combustible in the race for the Cup? For more from this article, go … Continue reading

Brazil Ousted by Oranje

This post originally from Venuing Voices. Brazil’s second best export [for the first see: super models] was sent packing today by the Netherlands in their orange jerseys. Jumping out to an early 1-0 lead, Brazil then gave the Dutch its own equilizer when Felipe Melo headed the ball into his own goal. “You know, I’m … Continue reading

2010 World Cup Football [see also: soccer] Power Rankings: ‘Committee For Who Wins’ takes on Week 3

Hey Venuers, how you doing? Still balling? Thought so… K, so, look. We’re all pretty pissed about this whole “World Cup thing” at this point…. I mean, am I wrong or am I wrong? Not saying the lot of us wouldn’t do the whole thing over again if we could, mind you. Matter of fact, … Continue reading

2010 World Cup-tastrophe – ‘Down and Out in Albion’, or ‘Germany! Germany! Germany!’

Still reeling from the shock and horror of the three lions dismal and depressing performance against Zee Germans on Sunday, I was in full agreement with YT Crooks’ Venuing article regarding “Your Sport has a Serious Fucking Problem.” Bravo Sir! The dinosaur that we know as FIFA is finally actually ‘considering’ goal line technology and … Continue reading

US Eliminated, FIFA Victorious

FIFA unveiled its most devious plan yet to defeat the US: fair officiating. And sadly, it worked. Without the spark of having to overcome immense odds and stolen goals, the US proved horribly ineffective against Ghana. I guess the “never say die attitude” only works when you’re being prevented from winning by outside forces, not … Continue reading

The Devil’s Advocate: Diving [in Soccer]

Those of you watching the World Cup this year, and possibly watching high level, competitive soccer for the first time, may have noticed the theatrics employed by certain soccer players. They get tackled, bumped, nudged, looked at, and all of a sudden they are flying through the air or rolling on the ground. When these … Continue reading

2010 World Cup Football [see also: soccer] Power Rankings: The ‘Committee For Who Wins’ decides

Hey Venuers, how you doing? Still balling? Thought so… And btw, caught your breath yet? Holy mackerel, ten beers and nigh 36 hours ago, US Soccer made The Venuist entirely forget that the NBA Finals ever happened. Too bad the that Peanuts’ gang of Charlie Brown look-a-likes (see also: Slovenia) couldn’t come along for the … Continue reading

FIFA Announces That the Result of US v Algeria Already Determined by Refs – AP Reports

The ESPN/ABC sports family remains firmly committed to presenting the very finest in 2010 World Cup coverage. We consider it an honor to cover what is truly the largest, most exciting, and most meaningful spectacle of sports in the world. Even if it is just a fucking soccer tournament.

World Cup 2010 Preview: Vol 2 – Mags' Barmy Army Reports

On the eve of the 2010 World Cup I sit on my hotel terrace, sipping a cold glass of exquisite South African Chardonnay, looking north towards Table Mountain shrouded in a plume of ethereal clouds; I cannot quite believe the expense that Venuing has gone to too bring you coverage of this years fabled World … Continue reading