Archive for June, 2010
The Real Madrid star has insisted that his comments after the defeat were misconstrued and insisted that there is nothing more to it. “When I said to ask the coach it was simply because Carlos Queiroz was at a press conference and journalists could hear his explanations and because I did not feel in the [...]
GERMANY: Chelsea midfielder Ballack rates as the undisputed leader of the team. The 33-year-old national captain has earned 97 senior caps to date and is determined to lead his men to a major trophy after falling at the final hurdle at the FIFA World Cup in 2002 and the EURO in 2008. In all probability, [...]
Kaka, Robinho and company brought down Chile in an electrifying second round match at Ellis Park yesterday, ensuring the five time champions a spot in the quarterfinals. Despite being one of the most eye-catching teams at this year’s tournament, Chile appeared almost ordinary in front of an irrepressible Brazil, who tore them down 3 goals to 1.
Team USA’s remarkable run at the World Cup was brought to an end yesterday by Ghana, as the Americans bowed out after a 2-1 loss and Ghana becoming only the third-ever African country to reach the quarterfinals. After four years of planning, two years of qualifying and months of training, Howard and the rest of [...]
The attendance inside the Ellis Park Stadium was pegged at around 53,412 supporters of both Slovakia and Italy. Italy played in Blue while Slovakia in White. The first goal was scored by Slovakia in the 24th minute during the first half of the game through Vittek. DeRossi from gave it away to Kucka and he [...]
The Three Lions may have struggled historically against their great rivals but they beat them in their last encounter, in Berlin… In much of the build-up to the World Cup 2010 second round clash at Bloemfontein on Sunday, we are likely to be reminded of the 1966 World Cup final as well as England’s infamously [...]