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Villa goal sends Spain through to quarter-finals
Cape Town, June 30 (DPA) David Villa scored again and Spain booked their place in the quarter-finals with a 1-0 win over Portugal at the Green Point stadium Tuesday.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 1:55:54 AM

World Cup over for refs Rosetti, Larrionda
Johannesburg, June 29 (DPA) Referees Jorge Larrionda and Roberto Rosetti have been dropped by football world governing body FIFA for the rest of the World Cup following blunders in their Round of 16 matches.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 10:43:03 PM

Paraguay beat Japan, reach quarters for first time
Pretoria, June 29 (DPA) Paraguay advanced to the quarter-finals of the World Cup football for the first time with a 5-3 penalty shootout victory over Japan after both teams failed to score in 120 minutes of play.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 10:40:32 PM

Messi eyes revenge against Germany
Pretoria, June 29 (DPA) Four years ago, Lionel Messi was a promising young lad who sat on the bench throughout Argentina's ill-fated quarter-final clash against Germany.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 10:18:17 PM

Paraguay beat Japan, reach quarters for first time
Pretoria, June 29 (DPA) Paraguay reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup football for the first time in history with a lacklustre 0-0 (5-3) victory over Japan in penalties at Loftus Verfeld Stadium here Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 10:17:46 PM

Merkel to see Germany-Argentina match
Berlin, June 29 (DPA) Chancellor Angela Merkel plans to travel to South Africa to watch Germany take on Argentina in the World Cup quarter-finals, the government press office said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 9:07:18 PM

Vuvuzelas will now blow loudly for Ghana
Johannesburg, June 29 (IANS) The vuvuzelas meant for Bafana Bafana, as the South African team is known, will now be blowing for Ghana, the only African team to make it to the quarter-finals of World Cup football.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 6:30:49 PM

Improving Brazil now have Dutch convoy in their sights
Johannesburg, June 29 (DPA) Dutch fans have been on the road for weeks in South Africa and some have already started rolling into Port Elizabeth for Friday's quarter-final clash with Brazil.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 5:53:12 PM

Apologetic Blatter opens door for video technology
Johannesburg, June 29 (IANS) With both Mexico and England suffering due to refereeing errors, FIFA president Sepp Blatter Tuesday said the world soccer body will reopen the debate on introducing video technology and also apologised to both the teams.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 5:14:18 PM

Brazil set-up quarter-final clash with Netherlands
Johannesburg, June 29 (DPA) The South Africa World Cup's first quarter-final pits Brazil against the Netherlands in Port Elizabeth Friday after both sides eased their way through Monday's Round of 16 matches.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 2:50:09 AM

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