Chinacoach hit by flu bug

Coach Bora Milutinovic is suffering from a severe bout of flu and could miss China's first ever World Cup fixture against Costa Rica.

Doniin line for Italy start

Christiano Doni could be a surprise inclusion in Italy's starting line-up against Ecuador on Monday.

Ipswichearn UEFA Cup place

Ipswich Town and Sigma Olomouc have earned places in next season's Uefa Cup through the Fair Play Award.

Irelandlook for Keane replacement

The Republic of Ireland have applied to FIFA for special dispensation to call up Celtic's Colin Healy as a replacement for Roy Keane, who last night announced he will not…

World Soccer Daily: 24th May, 2012

Room 101 With just two years to go until Brazil hosts the World Cup, the country’s infrastructure improvements are running behind schedule. Twas ever thus; indeed the surprise is, that…

World Soccer Daily: 24th May, 2012

Pep talk Johan Cruyff has claimed that Pep Guardiola lost the support of the club’s board when Sandro Rosell became president. “Guardiola almost made perfect decisions, and he had the…

World Soccer Daily: 24th May, 2012

Communication breakdown Nicolas Anelka has denied saying he was on the verge of walking out over plans over to hire a new manager. Apparently, it was all a communication breakdown.…

World Soccer Daily: 24th May, 2012

What a waste of money Bebe, whose entire football career looks in danger of becoming a mildly diverting footnote to one of the more bizarre transfer deals in living memory,…