World Cup Countdown: So, just who do YOU think is going to win the cup?

WITH just one week to go until the greatest show on earth gets under way, we asked sportspeople and businesses in the Ely area who they thought would win the World Cup, who would be runners-up, who the dark horses would be and who would be the player to w

WITH just one week to go until the greatest show on earth gets under way, we asked sportspeople and businesses in the Ely area who they thought would win the World Cup, who would be runners-up, who the dark horses would be and who would be the player to watch. :

Stephen Reid, owner of 3Q Sports.

Winners: England - 100 per cent. Our midfield will be too strong.

Runners-up: Argentina.


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Dark horses: Australia.

Player to watch: Steven Gerrard (England).

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David Green, owner of David Green Hairdressing.

Winners: England.

Runners-up: Argentina.

Dark horses: Ivory Coast.

Player to watch: Aaron Lennon (England).

Dennis Lightning, manager of Ely City FC.

Winners: I hope England, but I think Brazil will win.

Runners-up: Argentina.

Dark horses: Sweden.

Player to watch: My favourite - Ronaldinho (Brazil).

Andy Everitt, co-owner of Jim Dandy Barbers.

Winners: Argentina.

Runners-up: Brazil.

Dark horses: Italy and Angola.

Player to watch: Theo Walcott (England).

David Nash, assistant manager of Braybrook's betting shop:

Winners: Germany, because they will have their home support behind them, but you can't dismiss Brazil either.

Runners-up: Argentina, or possibly England.

Dark horses: Croatia.

Player to watch: Adriano (Brazil).

Trevor Munns, manager of Mildenhall Town FC:

Winners: Germany.

Runners-up: Brazil.

Dark horses: Spain.

Player to watch: Rooney, if he plays (England).

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