WC 2010

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Liverpool stars Fernando Torres and Pepe Reina are on £500,000-a-man with Spain to win the World Cup tonight. Spain are on £500,000 a man to lift the World Cup – almost double what each Holland ­player will earn for ­lifting the trophy tonight. Captain Iker Casillas and vice-captains Xavi and Carles Puyol met Spanish FA…
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World Cup 2010 - 3rd Place Match highlights Uruguay 2-3 Germany highlights Venue Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 10 July 2010 kick off:20:30 CET FULL-TIME Uruguay 2-3 Germany That was just a fantastic game of football from start until finish. Uruguay and Germany, thanks a million for giving us so much entertainment over the last month.…
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The World Cup final officials were close to tears when they found out they had been awarded the fixture, it has been revealed. Assistant referee Michael Mullarkey - who will run the lines with Darren Cann while Howard Webb takes control in the middle - cannot wait for Sunday's clash between Spain and the Netherlands.…
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World football will have a new number one on Sunday evening. Either Spain or the Netherlands will take top spot in the Fifa rankings after the World Cup final. If the Oranje win in normal or extra time, they will climb to number one for the first time in their history. Spain will improve on…
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A new name on the World Cup is assured on Sunday - and Spain's experience of Euro 2008 success could well prove decisive in Johannesburg. While the Netherlands have to go back to 1988 for their only major tournament triumph, also in the European Championship, La Furia Roja coach Vicente Del Bosque has been able…
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Bert van Marwijk is likely to play the XI that got the Netherlands to the last four of the World Cup in Sunday's final. Nigel de Jong and Gregory van der Wiel, who missed the semi-final against Uruguay due to suspension, are set to return against Spain. And van Marwijk was given a boost when…
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Fifa president Sepp Blatter says the organisation may have to 'start again' with their referee training programs in the wake of several high-profile errors by officials at SA2010. The 74-year-old Fifa boss said he'd been worried about the quality of refereeing heading into the World Cup finals, saying those concerns were then justified when he…
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Germany boss Joachim Loew has been given a boost ahead of his side's play-off match against Uruguay. The two sides fight for third place in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, but the DFB already appear to have confirmed that they wish to retain Loew's services. News of the deal was announced on the eve of the…
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Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini says England will never be competitive at tournaments unless they cut the number of clubs in the Premier League. His comments come as Spain and Holland prepare for Sunday's World Cup Final in Johannesburg with both squads having had shorter seasons than the Three Lions. “In my opinion England have…
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Fifa general secretary Jerome Valcke has told that a decision to introduce goal-line technology could be made within the next 12 months. England's Frank Lampard was denied a legitimate goal against Germany when his shot came down off the crossbar and bounced over the line, only for officials to wave play on as goalkeeper Manuel…
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits the football at this year's World Cup hasn't been the best. Wenger has been in South Africa working for French TV and believes some nations may have played within themselves, especially in the knockout stages when one mistake could have seen a side eliminated from the competition. "I think that…
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Liverpool attacker Dirk Kuyt admits tomorrow's World Cup final with Holland is his one shot at trophy glory. For a fourth season in a row he finished up empty-handed. But one of his country's unsung heroes of South Africa is now on the ultimate high as he looks ahead to Sunday's World Cup final against…

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It was certainly party time down at Pride Park Stadium once the news came in that Wayne Rooney had decided to sign an 18-month deal with Derby. Rams owner Mel Morris would have been cock-a-hoop at the news as the 62-year-old is known for his penchant for bringing in members of England’s Golden Generation onto…