Don’tmake Seaman the scapegoat, says Beckham

England captain David Beckham said it would be an "absoulte disgrace" if goalkeeper David Seaman was made the scapegoat for the teams' World Cup quarter-final defeat to Brazil.

Germanywere lucky admits Voller

Germany coach Rudi Voller has admitted his side were lcuky to beat the United States to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup.

Bestteam won admits Eriksson

Sven-Goran Eriksson admitted the best team won after watching his England team slide out of the World Cup at the hands of Brazil.

Owenand Scholes return to training

England received a boost ahead of the quarter-final clash with Brazil with the return to training of injury concerns Michael Owen and Paul Scholes.

Italyhad reason to feel aggrieved says Blatter

Sepp Blatter has admitted that Italy had reason to feel aggrieved with some questionable referreeing decisions during the World Cup, but the FIFA president denied that the game's governing body…

Englandreceive Owen, Scoles boost

England's preparations for their World Cup quarter-final clash with Brazil have been given a boost with the news that Michael Owen and Paul Scholes are to resume training on Thursday…

Trapattonivows to stay on

Italy coach Giovanni Trapattoni has vowed to remain in his post despite mounting pressure in Italy for him to be replaced following the shock second round exit to South Korea…

Referee’sapology no consolation for Wilmots

Belgium captain Marc Wilmots has admitted that the decision by referee Peter Prendergast to apologise for disallowing a goal during Belgium's defeat to Brazil, was scant consolation for him and…