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2010 WCup: Race for Golden Boot

June 23, 2010 11:05:54 am

The leading goalscorer at every FIFA World Cup finals is awarded the Golden Boot.

Argentina loom large over Mexico v Uruguay

June 22, 2010 2:37:59 pm

Mexico's attacking flair has been clearly on display so all eyes will be on their tactics against Uruguay on Tuesday when a point will see them into the last 16 and a possible clash with Argentina.

FIFA ‘very satisfied’ with World Cup referees

June 22, 2010 11:55:09 am

FIFA's head of refereeing is "very,very satisfied" with the performance of World Cup match officials,despite widespread criticism of some decisions.

Brazil reach last 16 after beating Ivory Coast

June 21, 2010 2:38:22 am

Brazil qualified for the last 16 of the World Cup with a 3-1 win against Ivory Coast in their World Cup Group G clash at Soccer City today,but had star midfielder Kaka controversially sent off....

Mexico send sorry France to brink of exit

June 18, 2010 4:12:31 pm

France teetering on the brink of World Cup first round elimination when they slumped to a 2-0 defeat against Mexico.

Misfiring Rooney says he needs to play better

June 17, 2010 4:59:15 pm

Rooney has accepted that he needs to up his game and find the net in South Africa.

Hitzfeld delivers Switzerland stunner at WCup

June 17, 2010 11:23:25 am

Spain came to South Africa as one of the favorites to win the World Cup,but maybe someone forgot to tell Ottmar Hitzfeld.

Pienaar: Safrica elimination would be disaster

June 17, 2010 11:12:02 am

Failure to beat former champion France at Bloemfontein will mean the fans won't have their own team to cheer.

Chile seek first World Cup win in 48 years

June 16, 2010 5:45:03 pm

Chile face Honduras in their opening Group H match on the 48th anniversary of their last World Cup victory.

England has gone backwards under Capello: Beckenbauer

June 15, 2010 12:09:25 pm

German great Franz Beckenbauer says England has 'gone backwards' under coach Fabio Capello.

Van Persie shows glimpses of form in Dutch win

June 15, 2010 10:14:07 am

The Netherlands striker showed enough of his old form to prove that he has fully recovered from a ankle injury.

Kanu warns against overlooking Nigeria’s strikers

June 12, 2010 4:10:49 pm

Nigeria captain Nwankwo Kanu warned the South Americans not to overlook the African team's strikers.

Track the World Cup 2010 from anywhere!

June 11, 2010 4:04:57 pm

Bharti Airtel has launched pulsating offerings for its customers to stay connected and be a part of Football Fever- FOFE while on the move.

Julio Cesar practicing normally again after injury

June 11, 2010 11:18:54 am

Cesar had not trained at full strength since getting hurt in a warmup game against Zimbabwe on June 2,when he fell awkwardly.

Eto’o ready to lead Cameroon: Le Guen

June 11, 2010 11:11:46 am

Cameroon coach Paul Le Guen is publicly backing Samuel Eto'o despite the star striker's threats to quit the team.

Swiss captain Frei in doubt for Spain opener

June 10, 2010 12:34:31 pm

Alex Frei is doubtful for their opening World Cup game against Spain next week after hurting his right ankle in training.

Terry says he still feels like he’s in charge

June 9, 2010 12:20:25 pm

Losing the captain’s armband for his off field antics has made no difference to John Terry’s approach to the game and he still behaves like he is in charge of the team while playing.

Drogba to rejoin Ivory Coast team mates

June 7, 2010 5:43:29 pm

Didier Drogba will rejoin the Ivory Coast World Cup squad after weekend surgery on a fractured arm.

Injury-free Argentina in good shape says Demichelis

June 7, 2010 2:12:33 pm

Injury-free Argentina are in better shape than Nigeria ahead of the teams’ World Cup Group B opener on Saturday,central defender Martin Demichelis said.

Injured Robben to remain in Dutch squad

June 7, 2010 2:03:45 pm

Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk will keep Arjen Robben in his World Cup squad after the winger’s hamstring injury proved less serious than first thought following a scan on Sunday.

England’s ‘invisible man’ set to take centre stage

June 7, 2010 10:57:18 am

In injured captain Rio Ferdinand's absence,Ledley King is ready to realise his World Cup dreams.

Lampard confident of WC success

June 4, 2010 2:43:47 pm

Lampard reckons that his team’s patchy form ahead of the World Cup in South Africa will have no negative impact on how they perform during the tournament.

Top 10 World Cup Upsets

June 4, 2010 1:43:51 pm

Over the last eighty years,the World Cup has produced some of football’s biggest shocks.

England strong enough to win World Cup: Cole

June 1, 2010 3:03:43 pm

England left-back Ashley Cole has made it clear that the Three Lions are strong enough to win the World Cup,and be at the centre of the ultimate showpiece occasion in South Africa’s Soccer City on July 11.

Colombia team robbed by SAfrica hotel workers

May 28, 2010 3:55:10 pm

Police say two hotel workers stole money from members of Colombia’s football team,which is in South Africa for a friendly against the World Cup host.