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…

Redcard did us a favour, says Voller

Republic of Ireland coach Mick McCarthy believes his side fully deserved their place in the last 16 after their 2-0 win over Saudi Arabia.

Puaresigns after Uruguay exit

Uruguay coach Victor Pua is believed to have offered his resignationafter his side crashed out of the World Cup.