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Maradona expects Germany to pose tougher task than Mexico
Johannesburg, June 28 (DPA) Argentina coach Diego Maradona says he expected Germany to be tougher opponents than Mexico when the two teams clash in a World Cup quarter-final in Cape Town on Saturday.

Monday, June 28, 2010 8:48:39 PM

Maradona sympathises with England
Johannesburg, June 28 (DPA) It is not everyday you will hear Diego Maradona express sympathy for England, but the Argentina coach was none too happy with the goal they should have been given against Germany Sunday.

Monday, June 28, 2010 8:48:24 PM

World Cup fan sets Guinness record (Soccer Safari)
Johannesburg, June 28 (IANS) You can find the most maverick of football fans in the World Cup, but Thulani Ngcobo stands out. The 29-year-old Ngcobo, a government employee, entered his name in the Guinness Book for setting the world record of watching most number of matches by an individual in any World Cup.

Monday, June 28, 2010 5:32:34 PM

Go easy on beer during World Cup
Berlin, June 28 (DPA) Football fans have been advised not to have a beer with every starting whistle during the World Cup.

Monday, June 28, 2010 5:16:41 PM

FIFA remain silent on refereeing controversy
Johannesburg, June 28 (DPA) The ruling football body FIFA Monday remained silent on the latest two blatant refereeing mistakes at the World Cup.

Monday, June 28, 2010 5:12:48 PM

Paraguay, Japan vie for first-ever quarter-final spot
Pretoria, June 28 (DPA) At stake for both teams is a first-ever spot in a World Cup football quarter-final match when Paraguay and Japan do battle at Loftus Versfeld Stadium here Tuesday afternoon.

Monday, June 28, 2010 5:12:28 PM

Brazilian fan commits suicide in Kerala
Wayanad (Kerala), June 28 (IANS) With passions running high in football-loving Kerala, a 23-year-old man, a fan of the Brazilian team, allegedly committed suicide in the state's Wayanad district after his friends made fun of him, police said Monday.

Monday, June 28, 2010 2:42:13 PM

Tevez, referee send Argentina into quarter-finals
Johannesburg, June 28 (DPA) Two-time champions Argentina profited from yet another officiating mistake at the 2010 World Cup to beat Mexico 3-1 Sunday and set up a quarter-final date with Germany.

Monday, June 28, 2010 3:45:06 AM

FIFA: Mistakes by referees sparks debate
Johannesburg, June 28 (DPA) Another mistake by match officials created controversy and helped Argentina reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup in Johannesburg Sunday.

Monday, June 28, 2010 2:26:07 AM

Argentina's Tevez named Man of the Match
Johannesburg, June 28 (DPA) Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez was named FIFA Man of the Match after scoring a brace in Argentina's 3-1 win over Mexico in Johannesburg Sunday.

Monday, June 28, 2010 2:18:11 AM

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