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This is an old page from Rod Begbie's blog.

It only exists in an attempt to prevent linkrot. No new content will be added to this site, and links and images are liable to be broken. Check out begbie.com to find where I'm posting stuff these days.

Filed under 'football'

June 14, 2010

Brick-by-brick fussball - England 1-1 USA

World Cup highlights reenacted in Lego.

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June 11, 2010

The Onion Sports Introduction To World Cup Soccer

Helpful guide for Americans confused by all this “football” talk.

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June 10, 2010

The Evolution of the World Cup Ball

I like that the 1962 ball is called “Mr. Crack”

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July 19, 2006

ESPN.com: Page 2 : Choosing my EPL team

Bill Simmons, American sportswriter, goes through an in-depth investigation to decide upon an English Premier League to support this season. A great read.

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July 1, 2006

Virtual Replay

3D animated replays of all World Cup goals. Have fun switching perspectives, and see what it’s like to be a goalie during a penalty shootout.

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June 21, 2006

beforethirty: managers job

Application for the position of Middlesborough Football Club, based on “vast experience (on Football Manager 2005)”. Gets an excellent response.

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June 16, 2006


‘telnet ascii-wm.net 2006’ to get a realtime ASCII art stream of World Cup matches.

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June 2, 2006


Firefox extension which adds football scores to your statusbar. Can someone do a baseball version of this?

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May 13, 2006

BBC SPORT | Football | Scottish Cups | Hearts 1-1 Gretna (4-2 on pens)

Rawk! Hearts qualify for the Champions League, then a week later win the Scottish Cup.

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About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.