World Soccer

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.

Dreamcome true for Senegal

Senegal coach Bruno Metsu his team's 1-0 win over holders France was a dream come true for his players.

Beckhamfit to face SWeden

David Beckham has declared himself 100 per cent to face Sweden in England's opening Wiorld Cup match on Sunday.

Dyergets fitness all-clear

Sven-Goran Eriksson has confirmed that Kieron Dyer has won his fitness battle and will remain with the England squad for the World Cup.

Chelseaagree Geremi deal

Chelsea have agreed a œ2.7 deal with Real Madrid to bring Cameroon international Geremi Njitap to Stamford Bridge.

Irelandrefused permission to call up Healy

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.