Spanish manager Del Bosque becomes first to complete treble of CL, WC and Euros

Vicente Del Bosque has completed a treble of winning three major tournaments as a manager, which includes the Champions League, the World Cup and the Euro Cup.

Fiesta in Spain, agony in Netherlands after WC

Spanish fans danced the night away in a joyous fiesta after their first ever World Cup triumph, but silence fell across the Netherlands as the country again tasted the bitterness of defeat.

Fiesta in Spain, agony in Netherlands after WC

Spanish fans danced the night away in a joyous fiesta after their first ever World Cup triumph, but silence fell across the Netherlands as the country again tasted the bitterness of defeat.

Spain erupts in nationwide fiesta as `dream comes true`

A thunderous roar erupted across the
Spanish capital and fans danced in the streets.

Spain erupts in nationwide fiesta as `dream comes true`

A thunderous roar erupted across the
Spanish capital and fans danced in the streets.

The Loser Awards: The Best And Worst Of World Cup

Let’s take a look at the 16 teams that couldn`t be there for the knockout rounds of the FIFA World Cup 2010.

The Loser Awards: The Best And Worst Of World Cup

Let’s take a look at the 16 teams that couldn`t be there for the knockout rounds of the FIFA World Cup 2010.

Why England`s under-achieving superstars cannot blame Fabio Capello for World Cup woes

When Wayne Rooney sarcastically declared "Nice to see your own fans booing you," into a TV camera after England`s disappointing 0-0 draw against Algeria he seriously misjudged the mood of the nation.

Why England`s under-achieving superstars cannot blame Fabio Capello for World Cup woes

When Wayne Rooney sarcastically declared "Nice to see your own fans booing you," into a TV camera after England`s disappointing 0-0 draw against Algeria he seriously misjudged the mood of the nation.

Resilient Kiwis hold world champs Italy to a draw

The New Zealand team put up an extraordinary display to hold world champions Italy to a draw in a Group F game of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Resilient Kiwis hold world champs Italy to a draw

The New Zealand team put up an extraordinary display to hold world champions Italy to a draw in a Group F game of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

History-making Swiss shock favourites Spain

World Cup favourites Spain crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat to unfancied Switzerland in their opening game of the tournament.

History-making Swiss shock favourites Spain

World Cup favourites Spain crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat to unfancied Switzerland in their opening game of the tournament.

World Cup fever engrosses Bolt, Federer, Nadal, Alonso

Although preparing for their own
tournaments takes centre stage, top champions from other
sports are not immune to World Cup fever.

World Cup fever engrosses Bolt, Federer, Nadal, Alonso

Although preparing for their own
tournaments takes centre stage, top champions from other
sports are not immune to World Cup fever.

More questions for Capello as US holds England

Despite having
nine months to fine-tune for the World Cup, a baffled Fabio
Capello still has more questions than answers over the
composition and tactics of his England lineup after it was
held to a draw by the United States.

More questions for Capello as US holds England

Despite having
nine months to fine-tune for the World Cup, a baffled Fabio
Capello still has more questions than answers over the
composition and tactics of his England lineup after it was
held to a draw by the United States.

Referees learning English swear words

The Brazilian referee and his assistants who will take charge of the England-United States match at the World Cup have been studying English-language obscenities the players might use.

Referees learning English swear words

The Brazilian referee and his assistants who will take charge of the England-United States match at the World Cup have been studying English-language obscenities the players might use.

Players not happy with `supermarket` World Cup ball

Several players are going all out against the new World Cup ball, with more than one comparing it to those bought at a supermarket.