World Soccer

FIFAto investigate ticket fiasco

FIFA has called a crisis meeting with members of the organising committes from hosts Korea and Japan in a bid to solve the ticket problems which threaten to overshadow the…

Emersonruled out of World Cup

Brazil's World Cup plans have been thrown into disarray with the news that team captain Emeron will miss the tournament after dislocating his shoulder.

Sonojubilant while Maldini remains hopeful

There were contrasting emotions following South Africa's 2-2 draw with Paraguay with Bafana Bafana coach Jono Sono delighted at his side's comeback from a 2-0 deficit while his Paraguayan counterpart…

Spainrelieved but happy to have won opener

Raul, whose goal set Spain on their way to their first World Cup opening win since 1950, admitted that the victory has eased the tension in the Spanish camp.

Olsenwarns Danes against complacency

Danish coach Morten Olsen has admitted that he was pleased to start the campaign with a win but warned his side that they still face an uphill battle if they…

Vollerdelighted with German finishing

A delighted Rudi Voller was full of praise for his much-maligned strikers Carsten Jancker and Oliver Bierhoff after the 8-0 thrashing of Saudia Arabia.

McCarthyhails ‘magnificent’ Irish

Ireland coach Mick McCarthy was delighted that the team had bounced back from the traumatic events of the past fortnight to secure a deserved draw against Cameroon.