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As fans of Spain luxuriate in the glow of the country's first World Cup championship, fans of the Netherlands search for an explanation of what went wrong. Some blame the referee, others point to Paul the Octopus.
07/12/2010 11:00 am
With the World Cup final match between Netherlands and Spain tonight, South Africa confounds skeptics who predicted high crime rates and inept management of the World's largest sports event.
07/11/2010 01:36 pm
In Sunday's match of Spain vs The Netherlands, most Europeans are excited about watching two great teams whose styles and history go way back, but who have never won.
07/09/2010 05:27 pm
Paul the Octopus picked Spain to win in the semifinal match between Spain and Germany.
07/07/2010 01:18 pm
The Netherlands' World Cup fans are basking in the orange glow of Tuesday's semifinal victory over Uruguay, which propels Holland into the championship match for the first time since 1978.
07/07/2010 10:53 am
The Men in Orange hung on in a thrilling 3-2 victory in the Uruguay-Netherlands semifinal. Now the stage is set for a European final, but will Holland face Spain or Germany?
07/06/2010 09:20 pm
Ahead of today's Netherlands vs Uruguay semifinal, Holland fans swarmed into Cape Town, South Africa, draping themselves in bright orange and appearing to outnumber their South American counterparts by at least 5 to 1.
07/06/2010 11:34 am
The success of the Netherlands' World Cup soccer team is cause for celebration for the many South Africans with Dutch ancestry, but that dynamic leaves a bad taste in the mouths of some blacks.
07/05/2010 04:44 pm
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