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Poulsen backed after mistake

Mon, 06/14/2010 - 23:34
Denmark coach Morten Olsen refuses to blame Simon Poulsen after the defender's error helps the Netherlands win their group E opener.

Netherlands relief at win

Mon, 06/14/2010 - 22:43
Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk admits a "lucky" goal helped his side to a 2-0 win over Denmark.

Cup chiefs rule out vuvuzela ban

Mon, 06/14/2010 - 19:23
World Cup organisers say they will not ban vuvuzelas from stadiums in South Africa despite numerous complaints.

Hearts put £3.5m price on Driver

Mon, 06/14/2010 - 18:46
Hearts will demand at least £3.5m before being persuaded to part with England Under-21 winger Andrew Driver.

Mutu ordered to pay Chelsea £14m

Mon, 06/14/2010 - 17:40
Adrian Mutu must pay former club Chelsea £14m after losing his final appeal in a five-year battle to avoid being sued for a breach of contract.

Cahill in tears over sending off

Mon, 06/14/2010 - 14:33
Australia's Tim Cahill breaks down in tears after describing his harsh sending off against Germany as "one of the saddest moments of my career".

Monday's gossip column

Mon, 06/14/2010 - 05:38
Man Utd linked with Raul move, plus other rumours

Rosell named new Barca president

Mon, 06/14/2010 - 05:18
Businessman Sandro Rosell has been elected the new president of Barcelona.

Nani seen making quick recovery

Mon, 06/14/2010 - 04:45
Portugal winger Nani, who was ruled out of the World Cup earlier in June after suffering an injury to his collar bone, says he will be "fine in a week".

Gyan dedicates goal to all Africa

Mon, 06/14/2010 - 01:27
Ghana match-winner Asamoah Gyan dedicates his decisive strike against Serbia to the whole of Africa.

Powell eyes keeping 100% record

Mon, 06/14/2010 - 00:40
Newly honoured England coach Hope Powell is hoping her England side can protect their 100% World Cup qualifying record with a win in Spain on Saturday.

Ancic looks for positive response

Mon, 06/14/2010 - 00:28
Serbia coach Radomir Ancic wants a positive response from his players following their 1-0 loss to Ghana in their opening game of the World Cup.

'Sorry' Green vows to bounce back

Sun, 06/13/2010 - 23:28
Goalkeeper Robert Green is confident he has the mental toughness to recover from the World Cup error that helped the United States draw 1-1 with England.

Sunday's World Cup 2010 round-up

Sun, 06/13/2010 - 22:42
Gary Neville says England must cope with penalty shoot-outs, plus other stories

Etuhu rues inadequate preparation

Sun, 06/13/2010 - 20:01
Nigeria midfielder Dickson Etuhu says a lack of high-altitude training affected the Super Eagles in their 1-0 loss to Argentina.

Poor marking frustrates Lagerback

Sun, 06/13/2010 - 02:57
Nigeria manager Lars Lagerback laments a lapse in set-piece concentration which allowed Argentina to score the only goal in the opening match of Group B.

Maradona welcomes calming victory

Sun, 06/13/2010 - 00:30
Argentina coach Diego Maradona says his side's 1-0 opening World Cup win over Nigeria will ease their nerves.

World Cup trophy 'not solid gold'

Sat, 06/12/2010 - 23:57
A chemistry professor says that if the World Cup trophy was really solid gold it would be too heavy for footballers to lift.

Rehaggel wants Greece resurgence

Sat, 06/12/2010 - 22:17
Greece boss Otto Rehaggel demands a huge improvement from his side following a 2-0 defeat by South Korea in Group B.

Preparation key for South Korea

Sat, 06/12/2010 - 21:56
South Korea coach Huh Jung-Moo says preparation was the key behind his side's 2-0 win over Greece in their opening World Cup game.