World Soccer

Vollersingles out Kehl as Germany go through

Germany coach Rudi Voller singled out defender Sebastian Kehl for praise after his make-shift side ground out a dour 1-0 victory over Paraguay to reach the quarter-finals.

Oliveiratight-lipped on referee

Portugal coach Antonio Oliveira remained tight-lipped about the referee's performance after seeing two Portugal players get dismissed during their 1-0 defeat to South Korea.

Welet the country down, says Batistuta

Argetinian striker Gabriel Batistuta believes he and his team-mates have let their country down by failing to qualify for the knock out sages of the World Cup.

Bielsablames bad luck for departure

Argentina coach Marcelo Bielsa, who has been tipped to quit his post in the wake of his team's poor World Cup showing, has blamed bad luck for his side's unexpectely…

Erikssonrelieved to avoid Senegal

England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson addmitted that he was pleased to avoid Senegal in the last 16 after seeing his side secure the point that brings them face-to-face with Denmark in…