Oscar Cardozo relived his 2010 World Cup nightmare when he missed his spot kick in Benfica’s penalty shootout defeat to Sevilla in the Europa League final on Wednesday.
Germany’s Mesut Oezil and Thomas Mueller are leading the charge of youngsters at the 2010 World Cup.
North Koreans risk being sent to the coal mines while Nigeria get slapped with a two-year ban from international football.
Brazil will face the Ivory
Coast tomorrow with a chance to reach the second round of the
World Cup with a game to spare in Group G.
The World Cup is just around the
corner and fans looking for information on their favourite
teams and players can turn to `Soccer Diary`, a book published
by the Delhi Veteran Football Club.
France coach Raymond Domenech said his team were moving in the right direction despite slumping to a surprise 1-0 defeat by China in their final World Cup warm-up.
Michael Owen will be out injured until the end of the season after learning he needs surgery to repair the hamstring injury that forced him out of last weekend’s League Cup final.
Swede Martin Hansson, who was at the centre of France`s controversial World Cup qualification, was named on Friday among the 30 referees for the finals in South Africa in June.
Tickets for the World Cup semi-finals and final, as well as two of England`s first round matches in South Africa, have sold out, FIFA said on Friday.
A first half header from Rory Fallon gave New Zealand a 1-0 win over Bahrain in Wellington on Saturday to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1982.
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