WC 2010

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Chelsea - chelseafc.comGerman International Thomas Muller has claimed he turned down a move to Chelsea after helping his country to the World Cup semi-finals in 2010. The Bayern Munich forward secured the Golden Boot last summer and hit the target twice in the 4-1 demolition of England in the last 16. But Muller rejected the…
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Quite remarkably, England have jumped two places to fourth in the latest FIFA world rankings, leapfrogging Brazil and Uruguay in the process. Despite drawing their last two games against Switzerland and Ghana, Fabio Capello’s men have passed the South American duo. England supporters will still wince when they recall the lamentable performance of the national…
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The excitement surrounding the FIFA World Cup is hard to measure. It is felt not just on a local, or even national scale, but occurs all over the World and the fact that it rolls around only every four years only succeeds in adding more eager anticipation to the World's premier football competition. The World…
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The most famous octopus in the world, Paul, died in his aquarium from unnatural causes, he lived in prison all his life and I would also choose to die in that circumstances. Paul became famous by predictin the outcomes of football matches in Euro 2008 and World Cup 2010 in South Africa. After he correctly…
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The best 10 goals in the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.
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The French Football Federation has suspended all 23 members of France's World Cup squad for their next game. New France coach Laurent Blanc requested that no member of the squad be selected for a friendly against Norway in Oslo on 11 August. France failed to win any of their three group games in South Africa.…
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Aston Villa defender Richard Dunne admits he enjoyed seeing France's World Cup meltdown. Thierry Henry's controversial handball helped the French knock out the Republic of Ireland in a World Cup qualifying play-off last year, but they didn't take advantage in South Africa. France laboured to a draw against Uruguay, and then lost to Mexico and…
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Howard Webb has admitted that his dream of refereeing a World Cup final was soured by the conduct of the players in Johannesburg. Holland and Spain accrued 14 yellow and one red card between them as Webb and his assistants, Darren Cann and Mike Mullarkey, struggled to stem the flow of fouls and dissent. The…
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Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has jumped to the defence of Manchester United fullback Patrice Evra over France's World Cup meltdown. New York Red Bull signing Henry does not feel Manchester United’s Evra, who took the captain’s armband from Henry, is as much the villain of the piece as he has been portrayed. Chelsea icon Marcel…
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Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar has no regrets missing Holland's run to the World Cup final. Van der Sar stood down from Holland duty after Euro 2008 to concentrate on United, but reached a record 130 caps when he came out of retirement for two World Cup qualifiers and then turned down a…
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Fabio Capello's son has apologised on behalf of the England coach following the publication of controversial World Cup player ratings on the Capello Index website. The England manager demanded that the Capello Index be removed from the internet after insisting he had not seen or approved of the material before it was posted. It remained…
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Goal-line technology will not be on the agenda when football's law-makers meet in Wales later this week. The technical sub-committee of the International Football Association Board will meet in Cardiff on Wednesday, but as planned back in May, there will only be one item on the agenda and that will be the continuing experiment with…

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Champions League football group stage round will be providing an immediate spectacle for fans as this midweek an exciting battle set to happen between Barcelona against Juventus. The big match scheduled on Tuesday, September 12 won't just be a fun encounter for normal viewers, but also betting enthusiasts from all over the globe who can…