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2014 World Cup title a must for Brazil: Coach Parreira


April 3rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 3 (IANS) Former national coach Carlos Alberto Parreira has said Brazil's 2014 World Cup campaign will be considered a failure if the team does not ... Read more...

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Shakira supporting Spain in World Cup final


July 10th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, July 10 (IANS) All through the football World Cup, Colombian singer Shakira was the face of Africa but when it comes to Sunday's final, the pop star will ... Read more...

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Klose eyeing overtaking Ronaldo’s World Cup record haul of 15 goals


July 5th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Durban, July 5(ANI): Germany striker Miroslav Klose hopes to overtake Brazilian legend Ronaldo's World Cup record, when his team plays Spain in Wednesday's semi-final in Durban. Klose, who scored twice against Argentina ... Read more...

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World Cup now “in our own hands”, Germany’s Loew says


July 4th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 3 (DPA) German coach Joachim Loew hailed his team's ruthless 4-0 demolition of Argentina Saturday and said a fourth World football Cup title is now within reach. "The team ... Read more...

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Slovakia a new symbol of defeat for downcast Italy


June 25th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 25 (DPA) A new word is entering Italian football jargon to indicate a particularly painful and humbling defeat - Slovakia. The Central European nation, which Thursday beat Italy at the World ... Read more...

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Women in Bavaria orange asked to leave by FIFA


June 15th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 15 (DPA) A group of 36 Dutch women were turned away from the Netherlands-Denmark game in Johannesburg's Soccer City for wearing orange "Dutchy dresses" supplied by a Dutch beer company, ... Read more...

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Referees take crash course in English expletives


June 10th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 10 (DPA) England's star striker Wayne Rooney is going to have to watch his mouth during the World Cup football. According to British media reports Thursday, the Brazilian referees ... Read more...

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World Cup referee equipment comes from Germany


June 9th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Trechtingshausen (Germany), June 9 (DPA) When a referee at the World Cup in South Africa shows a delinquent a disciplinary card on the pitch, Winfried Baaser will have reason to feel proud. Baaser's ... Read more...

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Lippi confident of Italy defending World Cup title


June 7th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, June 7(ANI): Italy coach Marcello Lippi is confident that his team can defend the World Cup title in South Africa to create history by being only the third team to ... Read more...

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2006 World Cup defeat against France helped us come out on top: Torres


June 6th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, June 6(ANI): Spanish striker Fernando Torres believes that being outclassed by a Zinedine Zidane-inspired France at the 2006 World Cup in Germany helped his national team turn into world ... Read more...

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Eriksson vows to take revenge on Portugal over 2006 World Cup, 2004 Euro exit


June 5th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, June 5(ANI): Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has vowed to take revenge on the Portugal team and their captain Cristiano Ronaldo over issues which brought the curtain down on his ... Read more...

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Beckham to help ‘dumped’ Walcott deal with despair


June 4th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4(ANI): England footballer David Beckham has offered to help winger Theo Walcott to come to terms with being excluded from Fabio Capello's 23-man squad for the World Cup in ... Read more...

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Lahm to skipper Germany at World Cup; Neuer is keeper


May 28th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Appiano (Italy), May 28 (DPA) Bayern Munich defender Philipp Lahm will be the youngest-ever German World Cup captain when he leads the national team at the World Cup beginning next month ... Read more...

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Murray backs England for 2010 World Cup to boost his Wimbledon chances


May 5th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray is backing England for the 2010 football World Cup in South Africa, because it will help him to win Wimbledon.Murray caused an ... Read more...

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England has good chance of reaching World Cup final: Eriksson


May 1st, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1(ANI): Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson believes the current lot of Three Lions stars can go all the way to the World Cup final."England have good chances. Absolutely. They have ... Read more...

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Zinedine Zidane won’t say sorry to Materazzi: ‘I’d rather die’


March 2nd, 2010 - 4:48 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 2 (DPA) French football legend Zinedine Zidane continues to refuse to say sorry to Italy's Marco Materazzi, whom he head-butted during the final of the 2006 World Cup in Germany. "I ... Read more...

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Frustrated Capello says Wags are a ‘virus’


February 28th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.28 (ANI): England manager Fabio Capello is so fed up with the distraction caused by footballers' wives and girlfriends that he yesterday likened them to a virus.He said he hoped ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s illegal bookies all geared up for World Cup


December 4th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 4 (DPA) As football fans around the world wait for the World Cup finals next year in South Africa, illegal bookies in Malaysia are already preparing to rake in ... Read more...

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Walcott raring to oust pretenders to his England, Arsenal throne


October 6th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 6 (ANI): Theo Walcott is raring to have a go at all pretenders to his throne, who have taken advantage of his enforced injury-related absence and sought to threaten ... Read more...

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Nine teams qualify for hockey World Cup


September 1st, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) Nine of the 12 spots for the men's World Cup hockey tournament to be held in Delhi from Feb 28 to March 13 next year have been decided, ... Read more...

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“Massive disappointment” of not playing 2006 World Cup fired Defoe’s England passion


August 14th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): England footballer Jermain Defoe has revealed that the humiliation he faced after being sent home from the 2006 World Cup in Germany helped fire his England passion.Defoe, who ... Read more...

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Dunga praises Ronaldo but won’t confirm return to Brazil team


May 8th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 8 (DPA) Brazil coach Carlos Dunga praised the recent form of the veteran striker Ronaldo, but refused to say whether the forward would return to the national team. "You will ... Read more...

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Steven Gerrards wife says credit crunch stopped WAGs spending sprees


February 10th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Brit footballer Steven Gerrards wife Alex has revealed that the ongoing credit crunch has stopped WAGs from continuing their spending spree.Alex, 26, whose hubby earns 120,000 pounds ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole says pal Posh snubbed her over hubbys affair with hairdresser


January 7th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): Cheryl Cole feels betrayed by pal Victoria Beckham, because the ex-Spice girl wasnt there for her when husband Ashleys affair with a hairdresser came out in the ... Read more...

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Spain had better quality, says German coach Loew


June 30th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Vienna, June 30 (DPA) German coach Joachim Loew said his side were beaten by a better Spain team in Sunday's Euro 2008 final. "I think we have to recognize the greater quality ... Read more...

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Pune FC appoint former Irish World Cupper as coach


February 18th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
Pune, Feb 18 (IANS) Newly formed Pune Football Club, which will be playing in the second division I-League, have appointed former Irish World Cupper Bernard McNally as its coach. McNally, 45, replaces ... Read more...

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Exciting football games could trigger heart attacks


February 1st, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Watching dramatic and exciting games of football could trigger a stress-induced event, especially heart attacks, according to a new study.In a study conducted during the 2006 World Cup ... Read more...

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