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Brazil Coach Dunga Sacked

Brazil coach Dunga has been sacked by the Brazilian Football Federation (CBF) following their shock World Cup quarter final defeat to the Netherlands. Dunga – full name Carlos Caetano Bledorn Verri – captained Brazil to victory in 1994 but could … Continue reading

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Martin Demichelis Kicks Man While Down

These aren’t words you’ll read often, but spare a thought for poor John Terry. You’ve just got back home to face an angry nation after the worst individual performance of your career contributed to a 4-1 loss to Germany. And … Continue reading

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Maradona: Still Making Friends

Well, not really. The Argentina coach openly mocked Bastian Schweinsteiger yesterday following comments the German midfielder had made about Argentinian gamesmanship. “If you see how they gesticulate, how they try to influence the referee,” Schweinsteiger had said. “That is not … Continue reading

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Dunga Hits Back At Cruyff Criticism

Brazil coach Dunga has dimissed criticism of his team by Dutch legend Johan Cruyff ahead of the two nations’ World Cup quarter final clash in Port Elizabeth this afternoon. Cruyff, part of the Dutch side in the 1970s that pioneered … Continue reading

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Gerrard, Rooney Pull Out Of £1m Skills Show

England captain Steven Gerrard and star striker Wayne Rooney have pulled out of a planned soccer skills show, saying their participation would have been “inappropriate” following their dismal showing at the World Cup. The players would have earned £500,000 each … Continue reading

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Cristiano Ronaldo ‘Disconsolate And Broken’ Following Portugal Exit

Cristiano Ronaldo spoke of feeling “like a broken man” after Portugal were eliminated from World Cup 2010 by a 1-0 defeat to Spain. “I feel completely disconsolate, frustrated and an unimaginable sadness,” Ronaldo told reporters. The Real Madrid winger scored … Continue reading

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Javier Aguirre Resigns As Mexico Coach

Mexico coach Javier Aguirre has stood down from his position after the team’s World Cup exit. Mexico have never gone further than the quarter finals and were eliminated from World Cup 2010 in the round of 16, beaten 3-1 by … Continue reading

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