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Mueller named Man of the Match
Bloemfontein, June 27 (DPA) Thomas Mueller was named FIFA Man of the Match after his two goals helped Germany reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup football Sunday.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 9:30:29 PM

Klose joins elite German club with 50th international goal
Bloemfontein, June 27 (DPA) Miroslav Klose followed in the footsteps of the legendary Gerd Mueller Sunday when he scored his 50th international for Germany in his side's 4-1 defeat of England in the World Cup football here.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 9:29:14 PM

Netherlands can't afford sloppiness, Van Marwijk warns players
Durban, June 27 (DPA) Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk warned his players against overconfidence ahead of Monday's round of 16 match against Slovakia.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 9:24:37 PM

Germany demolish England 4-1
Bloemfontein, June 27 (DPA) Germany demolished England 4-1 Sunday in the first titanic clash of the 2010 World Cup, one that will long be remembered for an England 'ghost goal' that is set to reignite the debate over the use of technology in football.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 9:23:01 PM

Chile have a mountain to climb against Brazil
Pretoria, June 27 (DPA) If Chile want to continue their fairytale run at the football World Cup, they have a mountain to climb when they face five-time champions Brazil in their Round of 16 match Monday.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 9:19:36 PM

Dunga's boot camp means no more fantasy football
Johannesburg, June 27 (DPA) A giant TV screen, a golf course and a forest. That is the view that Kaka and company wake up to every morning during this World Cup - but the reality is something quite different.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 9:17:30 PM

Plane with football fans makes emergency landing
Johannesburg, June 27 (IANS) A small plane carrying World Cup fans made an emergency landing on a highway near Bloemfontein Sunday, a media report said.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 8:29:43 PM

South African Indian's business thriving on World Cup
Johannesburg, June 27 (IANS) For Indians the World Cup has been the best way to celebrate their 150th year of migration to the rainbow nation. The mega event has not only boosted the economy of the country but also the business of the Indians.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 6:01:21 PM

Foreign fans caught up in Cape Town strip club raid
Cape Town, June 27 (DPA) Foreign fans who travelled to South Africa for the World Cup were among those arrested in a raid on a Cape Town strip club, media reports said Sunday.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 4:15:04 PM

Superstars are super-flops at World Cup
Port Elizabeth (South Africa), June 27 (DPA) They came into the World Cup as superstars, the hopes of millions resting on their shoulders, or more accurately, their feet.

Sunday, June 27, 2010 4:14:22 PM

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