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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

The Netherlands upset favourites Brazil 2-1
Port Elizabeth (South Africa), July 2 (DPA) The Netherlands came from behind to beat 10-man Brazil 2-1 at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth Friday to reach the World Cup semi-finals.

Friday, July 02, 2010 9:43:49 PM

Gerd Mueller proud of German team's ethnic diversity
Johannesburg, July 2 (IANS) Legendary footballer Gerd Mueller feels that the ethnic diversity in the German team has played a role in transforming it into a winning outfit and it should be preserved.

Friday, July 02, 2010 7:06:42 PM

Ex-Interpol chief convicted of corruption
Johannesburg, July 2 (DPA) South Africa's former top policeman and ex-head of Interpol Jackie Selebi was found guilty of corruption Friday after being found to have been in the pay of a convicted drug smuggler.

Friday, July 02, 2010 6:40:04 PM

FIFA gives Nigeria Monday deadline on team suspension
Johannesburg, July 2 (DPA) FIFA has given Nigeria's government until Monday to cancel its suspension of the national football team from international competition or get the boot from FIFA, football's ruling body said Friday.

Friday, July 02, 2010 4:49:34 PM

Klose quietly ready to reach his century
Erasmia (South Africa), July 2 (DPA) Miroslav Klose will join an illustrious group of German players to reach 100 caps if he takes the field as expected against Argentina Saturday in the World Cup football.

Friday, July 02, 2010 4:15:13 PM

Ghana ready to make footballing history
Johannesburg, July 2 (DPA) Asamoah Gyan says Ghana are ready to become the first African side to make it to the semi-finals of a World Cup by beating Uruguay Friday at Soccer City.

Friday, July 02, 2010 3:35:50 AM

World Cup team captains to speak out against discrimination
Johannesburg, July 1 (DPA) The captains of the eight teams will read out statements condemning all forms of discrimination before the start of the World Cup quarterfinals, FIFA said Thursday.

Thursday, July 01, 2010 10:16:39 PM

Messi has a cold, skips training
Pretoria, July 1 (DPA) Argentine coach Diego Maradona sent superstar Lionel Messi back to bed because of a cold, Argentinian football officials said Thursday.

Thursday, July 01, 2010 10:16:13 PM

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