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.
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.
France coach Roger Lemerre believes his team must win both of their remaining group matches if they are to have any hope of progressing to the second round.
Senegal coach Bruno Metsu his team's 1-0 win over holders France was a dream come true for his players.
David Beckham has declared himself 100 per cent to face Sweden in England's opening Wiorld Cup match on Sunday.
Sven-Goran Eriksson has confirmed that Kieron Dyer has won his fitness battle and will remain with the England squad for the World Cup.
FIFA have, for the first time, given themselves the power to review red and yellow card decisions by referees.
Chelsea have agreed a œ2.7 deal with Real Madrid to bring Cameroon international Geremi Njitap to Stamford Bridge.
FIFA have refused the Republic of Ireland permission to bring Celtic midfielder Colin Healy in to their World Cup squad as a replacement for skipper Roy Keane.
Lazio are ready to sell Alessandro Nesta according to general manager Massimo Cragnotti - but only for œ37.5 million.