Arenaeyes semi-final spot

United States coach Bruce Arena believes his side have nothing to fear when they meet Germany for a place in the World semi-finals on Friday.

Camacho furious with referee, despite win

Spain coach Jose Antonio Camacho was left fuming after Ireland were awarded a last minute penalty to draw level with Spain in a match eventually decided by a penalty shoot-out.

McCarthypraises Ireland

Republic of Ireland coach Mick McCarthy was full of praise for his players after they crashed out of the World Cup to Spain in a penalty shoot-out.

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.