Pickles and the World Cup
Pickles and the World Cup

World Cup Trivia

1. The Red/Yellow card systen to guage the sevarity of fouls committed

    in every soccer game all over the world came from the

    England vs Argentina QF in 1966 World Cup.

 

2. Even thougth Italy was an ally of Germany in WWII Italy did not

    want Hitler to get his hands on the trophy. Italy had won the WC

    in 1934 and 1938 so the trophy was in Rome when the war started.

    To keep it safe, the most famous trophy in the world was hidden

    in a shoe box under a bed in Rome for 4 years.

 

3. When you are chosen to play for your country in an international game

    it is called 'a cap'. In the 1890s When England took their soccer team

    abroad to play other countires the manager (head coach) made each

    player wear the same colored cap so he could easily spot them on

    the train and mske sure all got to the ship to sail to the continent. This is why

    each time when you are chosen to play on your country's team it is called

    "a cap."

 

 

NEWS Soccer Tournaments and Book Signings Come meet us!

 Hey Mates!!!

 

Daughters of the British Empire's 40th Christmas Bazaar is Saturday Nov 2

from 10am -4pm at the Fluor Daniel Center in Sugar Land.  Come by and say hello!

 

 

 

Click on our new page Soccer Photo Gallery and see all our new mates we met at the LABOR DAY SOCCER TROUNAMENT    Sooooooo much fun!!!

 

Video from the wonderful party the SPCA threw for us!!!  Even Dynamo defender Anthony Arens asked for MY autograph   what a thrill 


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WOW!!  Scroll down and click on the link to the wonderful article Houston Community Newspapers wrote about us!  Wa-hoo  Thanks Zack Haverkamp.

 

June 8 Lone Star Pet Londges 3207 Williamsburg Ln Missouri City  10AM We will be there singing paw-ographs and helping Cocker Spaniel adoption.....Come out and see us, mates!! Check back tomorrow for Pictures.

 

 

 

 

Wa-hoo We are on Twitter!!  Please follow us at https://twitter.com/PicklesATWC

 

Pickles and Hans are donating 10% of purchse price of e-books &  iBooks to help shelter dogs and cats!

 

Yes, Pickles and Hans both were adopted from shelters in Houston.

 

 

Hi everybody!!! We worked so hard on our iBook...Can't wait till you see it.

The intro video, instead of person that wrote the book stars ME, Pickles, and Hans... the guys at Apple has made me talk.(love that Peanut butter!)


We have 3D photos, embedded videos, crowd noises, music, when time elapses from one paragraph to the next you will see/hear a barking dog chase a cat across the page or a bouncing soccer ball. You have NEVER seen a book like this. Hope you enjoy it and email me what you think of it!

Get In Touch

I always love to hear from my readers. Please don't hesitate to contact me at pickles@picklesandtheworldcup.com 

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We will post where we are having Book signings so come you and meet Hans and me!

 

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Be sure to see the photos of the amazing young readers that are part of the Focus Groups and phots of where Pickles and the dogs lived in London.  We would appreciate it if you would 'like' Pickles and the World Cup on Facebook and tell all your friends!  

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