Changes in Social Strategy at Action81 as WWFO posts find a new home

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

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WWFO posts have been a big part of the growth of Action81.com since we launched. Huge in fact, as 356 of the 708 posts that have gone live prior to this one have been labelled WWFO. The label stands for What We Found Online. We’re going to keep finding this content and we’re going to [...]

Highlights of finals weekend at the American Football World Championship

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

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As we tweeted over the weekend, the USA topped Canada 50-7 in the IFAF World Cup Final, to be retain the title they first won in 2007. The rout completed a perfect 4-0 performance in the championships by the United States, who fielded a team comprised of a mixture of players from across the divisions [...]

WWFO: Saki Kumagai scores the penalty to win the Women’s World Cup for Japan

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

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It’s all over. After three intense weeks in Germany the Women’s World Cup all came down to this. Saki Kumagai stepped up for Japan in the penalty shoot-out and fired past Hope Solo to win the shootout 3-1 and claim the title for Japan.

WWFO: Homare Sawa makes it 2-2 to force penalties in Women’s World Cup Final

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

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Japan have just won the Women’s World Cup 3-1 on penalties. They trailed 2-1 late in extra time but Homare Sawa scored her fifth of the tournament to force a shootout. Here’s how she did it.

WWFO: Abby Wambach makes it 2-1 to the USA in the Women’s World Cup Final

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

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Abby Wambach headed the USA into a 2-1 lead against Japan in extra time of the Women’s World Cup Final. Here’s how she did it.

WWFO: Aya Miyama of Japan makes it 1-1 in the Women’s World Cup Final

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

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Here’s another that won’t last long, it’s Aya Miyama’s equaliser in the Women’s World Cup Final.

WWFO: Alex Morgan opens the scoring in the Women’s World Cup Final

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

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It’s not a match-winner but it’s still a cracker. Enjoy it now before FIFA have it taken down.

WWFO: Crazy backheel penalty by Awana Diab of UAE against Lebanon

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

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This is out there. I mean really, really, out there. The scene, a friendly between the UAE and Lebanon where the hosts was going well for the hosts 5-2 and looked destined to be forgotten forever but one man was determined not to let that happen. Step forward Awana Diab who decided to take a [...]

WWFO: Fernando Muslera’s heroics bring Uruguay victory over Argetina

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

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We’ve been through a lot of goalkeeper fails on this site in recent months and, funny as they may be, it all seemed too one-sided. We needed a change, something that would make goalkeepers look good. We thought we had it when David Bingham did this against West Brom but Ken Hynes pointed out that [...]

WWFO: Samoa stun Australia in Rugby

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

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It turns out the UCD Bowl wasn’t the only scene of a notable upset on Saturday. In oval ball action, Manu Samoa went to Sydney to take on Australia. The Wallabies fielded an under-strength line-up but were still expected to win comfortably. Nobody told the Samoans as they won 32-23 to claim a rare victory [...]