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World Cup 2010: BBC poll predictions in full

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A poll of football experts has been conducted by the BBC Sport website to produce a predicted top four at the 2010 World Cup.

We have been asking pundits, players, managers, journalists and other experts to give us their one-two-three-four forecast at the tournament, which kicks off in South Africa on Friday.

Here are their selections in full:

Daniel Amokachi Assistant manager Nigeria
1 Nigeria 2 Brazil 3 Argentina 4 England

Vitor Baia Former Portugal goalkeeper
1 Brazil 2 Spain 3 Portugal 4 Argentina

Guillem Balague Spanish football journalist
1 Argentina 2 Spain 3 Brazil 4 England.

Paul Chapman Journalist covering German football
1 Brazil 2 Argentina 3 Spain 4 England

Ronald de Boer Ex-Netherlands midfielder
1 Spain 2 Brazil 3 England 4 Italy

Papa Bouba Diop Senegal and Portsmouth midfielder
1 Spain 2 Brazil 3 Argentina 4 Ivory Coast

Susy Campanale Calcio Italia magazine
1 Argentina 2 Brazil 3 England 4 Cameroon

Juan Casto Nogales International writer, Marca, Spain
1 Spain 2 Argentina 3 Brazil 4 Germany

Michael Church Asia correspondent, World Soccer magazine
1 Spain 2 Brazil 3 England 4 Argentina

Lee Dixon BBC pundit and former England and Arsenal defender
1 Brazil 2 Spain 3 Argentina 4 Netherlands

Jed Drake Senior vice president, ESPN
1 Netherlands 2 Brazil 3 Argentina 4 England

Piers Edwards BBC African football blogger
1 Brazil 2 Argentina 3 Netherlands 4 England.

Dr Ceri Evans Ex-New Zealand captain & Oxford United defender
1 Argentina 2 Spain 3 Brazil 4 Italy

Josep Fuste 1964 European Championship winner with Spain
1 Spain 2 England 3 Brazil 4 Italy

Giancarlo Galavotti La Gazzetta dello Sport
1 Brazil 2 Argentina 3 Germany 4 England

Neil Greig Kick Off magazine, South Africa
1 Brazil 2 Netherlands 3 Spain 4 England

Alan Hansen BBC pundit and former Scotland defender
1 Spain 2 Brazil 3 England 4 Argentina

Paul Hansford Editor in chief, Four Four Two, Australia
1 Brazil 2 Spain 3 Argentina 4 Netherlands

Brede Hangeland Norway captain and Fulham defender
1 Spain 2 England 3 Brazil 4 Argentina

Hardy Hasselbruch Editor, Kicker magazine, Germany
1 Spain 2 Brazil 3 Argentina 4 Germany

Ray Houghton Former Republic of Ireland midfielder
1 Brazil 2 Argentina 3 Germany 4 Italy

Sir Geoff Hurst England's 1966 World Cup hat-trick hero
1 Brazil 2 Spain 3 Netherlands 4 England

Paul Kennedy Soccer America magazine
1 Spain 2 Brazil 3 Argentina 4 Mexico

Hans Krankl Former Austria striker
1 Spain 2 Brazil 3 Argentina 4 England

Gonzalo Larrea Football journalist, Diario Deportivo, Uruguay
1 Brazil 2 Spain 3 Argentina 4 England

Henrik Larsson Ex-Sweden, Barcelona and Celtic striker
1 Spain 2 England 3 Brazil 4 Netherlands

Grzegorz Lato Poland's 1974 World Cup top scorer
1 Brazil 2 Argentina 3 Spain 4 Germany.

Min Joo Lee Seoul Broadcasting System, South Korea
1 Spain 2 Brazil 3 Argentina 4 England

Patrick Mboma Cameroon's second highest scorer
1 Spain 2 Brazil 3 Argentina 4 Ivory Coast

Vicente Miera Former Spain manager and defender
1 Spain 2 England 3 Brazil 4 Italy

Phil McNulty Chief football writer, BBC Sport website
1 Spain 2 Brazil 3 England 4 Argentina.

Danny Mills Former England defender
1 Argentina 2 Spain 3 Germany 4 Brazil

Phil Minshull European football blogger, BBC
1 Brazil 2 Germany 3 Spain 4 England

Antonio Morales Journalist, Azteca Deportes, Mexico
1 Argentina 2 Brazil 3 Italy 4 Mexico.

Dave Morgan Executive Editor, Yahoo, North America
1 Brazil 2 Argentina 3 Spain 4 Netherlands

John MotsonBBC TV commentator
1 Argentina 2 England 3 Italy 4 Brazil

John Murray BBC 5 live commentator
1 Brazil 2 Spain 3 Argentina 4 England

Jan Olsson Former Sweden full-back
1 England 2 Germany 3 Ivory Coast 4 Brazil

Gary Parkinson Editor Four Four Two website
1 Brazil 2 Argentina 3 Spain 4 England

Ary Pereira Jr Sports Editor, Radio Eldorado, Brazil
1 Argentina 2 Brazil 3 Netherlands 4 England

Toni Polster Austria's all-time leading scorer
1 Spain 2 Brazil 3 England 4 Argentina

Tony Pulis Stoke City manager
1 Brazil 2 Spain 3 England 4 Germany

Ronald Reng German sports journalist, author
1 Spain 2 Brazil 3 Chile 4 England

Roberto Rivelino Former Brazil playmaker
1 Brazil 2 Italy 3 Argentina 4 Germany

Xavier Rivoire France Football magazine
1 Spain 2 Netherlands 3 Ghana 4 New Zealand

Mark Schwimmer Broadcaster ARD, Germany
1 Spain 2 Brazil 3 England 4 Germany

Bojan Sec Contributor, Sport Den za Dnem, Russia
1 Spain 2 Brazil 3 England 4 Netherlands

Alan Shearer BBC TV pundit and former England striker
1 Spain 2 Brazil 3 Argentina 4 England

Martin Skrtel Slovakia and Liverpool defender
1 Spain 2 England 3 Germany 4 France

Socrates Former Brazil midfielder
1 England 2 Spain 3 Brazil 4 Netherlands

Edwin Struis Nu Sport, Dutch soccer magazine
1 Spain 2 Brazil 3 Germany 4 England

Edward Stuk TSR TV, Switzerland
1 England 2 Spain 3 Ivory Coast 4 Uruguay

Geoff Thomas Former England midfielder
1 England 2 Brazil 3 Portugal 4 Argentina

Tim Vickery South American reporter, BBC
1 Brazil 2 Spain 3 Argentina 4 England

Chris Waddle Former England winger
1 Spain 2 Brazil 3 Serbia 4 Netherlands

George Weah Former Liberia striker
1 Brazil 2 Ivory Coast 3 Ghana 4 USA

Vladimir Weiss Manchester City's Slovakia winger
1 Spain 2 Brazil 3 Argentina 4 England

Mario Zagallo Brazil World Cup winner
1 Brazil 2 Italy 3 Argentina 4 Spain

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see also
Team tracker and Predictor
27 May 10 |  World Cup 2010
Who are the champions?
09 Jun 10 |  World Cup 2010
Who are the champions? Second
09 Jun 10 |  World Cup 2010
Who are the champions? Third
08 Jun 10 |  World Cup 2010
Who are the champions? Fourth
07 Jun 10 |  World Cup 2010
Team guide: Spain
31 May 10 |  World Cup 2010


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