Kahnoptimistic about German prospects

Germany goalkeeper Oliver Kahn is confident of Germany winning the World Cup even though he admits that Brazil have got the better individual players.

Collina’delighted’ at appointment

Perluigi Collina has expressed his delight at being chosen to referee the World Cup final in Yokohama on Sunday, describing it as one of the…

SouthKorean hopes dashed by DJ

Therewas pandemonium in South Korea today as a Radio DJ mistakenly announced live on air that Germany had been expelled from the World Cup and…

Ridsdaledenies Ferdinand rumours and

Leeds chairman Peter Ridsdale has denied that David O'Leary was sacked because of his refusal to sell Rio Ferdinand and dismissed reports linking Martin O'Neill…

Leedssack O’Leary

Leeds United have confirmed that manager David O'Leary was sacked and did not resign as was reported earlier today.

Cafuto retire after final

Brazil captain Cafu has confirmed that he will retire from international football after Sunday's World Cup final.

UEFAcall for two referees

UEFA have responded to widespread criticism of the standard of refereeing at the World Cup finals by suggesting that the game should begin experimenting with…