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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

Brazil trounce Chile, set up date with Dutch
Johannesburg, June 29 (DPA) Five-time world champions Brazil scored twice within four minutes in a 3-0 drubbing of Chile Monday to set up a tantalising quarter-final showdown with the Netherlands.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 2:19:23 AM

Capello must wait to know his future
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 28 (DPA) Fabio Capello wants to stay on as England manager but the Football Association is not taking any immediate decisions following Sunday's World Cup exit.

Monday, June 28, 2010 10:05:18 PM

Great chance for Higuain to surpass El Diego
Johannesburg, June 28 (IANS) Argentina's latest poster boy Gonzalo Higuain stands a strong chance to surpass his coach, the legendary Diego Maradona, in this World Cup.

Monday, June 28, 2010 9:45:56 PM

Robben and Sneijder send Dutch through to quarters
Durban, June 28 (DPA) The Netherlands booked their place in the quarterfinals with a 2-1 win over Slovakia in the World Cup football at the Durban Stadium on Monday.

Monday, June 28, 2010 9:31:25 PM

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

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