World Cup 2006 Predictions: Group B

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The teams on this group are very much on the same level and each have the same chances of reaching the last 16 teams standing. England however may have a slight advantage coupled by the popularity of David Beckham. Sweden may be the silent assassin that could take any of these teams down until they realized they have moved to the next level.

Our gut instincts—Sweden

England may be everyone’s favorite but we on the other hand believe Sweden could take this through sound play, better preparation and deeper amount of focus and concentration being away from the media compared that to England. England’s recent woes on their coach could be a minor distraction that proves bigger at the level of the upcoming competition.

Paraguay and Trinidad and Tobago will be very good competitors considering their incremental development from the tough teams they had to face going into the World Cup.

Unless England comes together as insisted by Beckham; this won’t be a far enough campaign for this squad.


  1. […] Beckham on the other hand has shown some amount of leadership, boosting England’s morale as we approach FIFA World Cup competition. […]

  2. […] The virus continues to spread. This is sooo bad, in the latest victim of the virus, Spurs captain suffered a stress fracture to the fourth metatarsal of his left foot which may not heal in time for the World Cup competition. This is really getting frustrating. Who would want to see the greatest sporting event in the world being won by a “complete” team rather than the “best” team? (though will a complete England team still win?) […]

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