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Argentina must play for their lives to beat Germany: Maradona
Cape Town, July 3 (DPA) Argentina's stars must play for their very lives in Saturday's quarter-final with Germany to bring joy to fans at home desperate for World Cup success, charismatic coach Diego Maradona said Friday.

Saturday, July 03, 2010 7:05:02 AM

Uruguay aren't cheats, says coach
Johannesburg, July 3 (DPA) Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez believes his side has not cheated its way to the semi-finals of the World Cup after defeating Ghana in a penalty shootout at Soccer City.

Saturday, July 03, 2010 5:39:52 AM

Dunga hints at end of Brazil job
Port Elizabeth, July 3 (DPA) Brazil coach Carlos Dunga expects his side's 2-1 loss to the Netherlands to be his last game in charge of the Brazilian team.

Saturday, July 03, 2010 5:39:41 AM

Uruguay end Ghana fairy tale, reach semis
Johannesburg, July 3 (DPA) Uruguay crushed Africa's World Cup dreams by beating Ghana in a thrilling quarter-final showdown Friday that ended in a penalty shootout and saw the last remaining African team miss a spotkick in the final seconds of extra time.

Saturday, July 03, 2010 4:06:44 AM

Uruguay end African fairy tale, earn spot in semis
Johannesburg, July 3 (DPA) Two-time winners Uruguay ended Africa's World Cup dreams by beating Ghana 4-2 in a dramatic penalty shootout Friday after their quarter-final ended 1-1 following 120 minutes of play.

Saturday, July 03, 2010 3:20:31 AM

Uruguay's Forlan wins Man of the Match award against Ghana
Johannesburg, July 3 (DPA) Uruguay's Diego Forlan won the FIFA Man of the Match award in Friday's quarter-final match against Ghana after scoring with a superb free-kick to lock the game at 1-1 and then converting from the spot during a dramatic penalty shootout.

Saturday, July 03, 2010 3:06:42 AM

Uruguay end African fairy tale, beat Ghana
Johannesburg, July 3 (DPA) Two-time winners Uruguay ended Africa's World Cup dreams by beating Ghana 4-2 in a dramatic penalty shootout Friday after the match finished 1-1 during 120 minutes of play.

Saturday, July 03, 2010 2:51:37 AM

Samba drums fall silent as Dunga fails to answer Cryuff
Port Elizabeth, July 2 (IANS) Brazilian coach Carlos Dunga wanted to silence Dutch legend Johan Cryuff but at the end of 90 minutes Friday it were the Samba drums that fell silent as the five-time champions were knocked out of the World Cup football with a 1-2 loss to the Netherlands at the picturesque Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

Friday, July 02, 2010 11:31:02 PM

Man-of-the-Match Sneijder pulls Holland through again
Port Elizabeth, July 2 (DPA) Dutch playmaker Wesley Sneijder scored a goal and earned his third man of the match award of the tournament Friday as he pulled the Netherlands through to a 2-1 victory in a quarter-final battle with favourites Brazil.

Friday, July 02, 2010 11:25:01 PM

Favourites Brazil shocked by Netherlands
Port Elizabeth, July 2 (DPA) A Wesley Sneijder-inspired the Netherlands beat 10-man Brazil 2-1 at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth Friday to reach the World Cup football semifinals.

Friday, July 02, 2010 10:16:49 PM

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