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Blues see off Clarets at fortress St Andrew`s

Posted Saturday, May 01, 2010 by PA

On-loan Birmingham striker Christian Benitez scored his first home goal as Alex McLeish's side topped the 50-point mark with a 2-1 victory over relegated Burnley.The win preserved City's eight-month unbeaten record at St Andrew's and they are on course to finish in the top 10 after being written off in pre-season as relegation certainties.An own-goal from Burnley goalkeeper Brian Jensen broke t...Full Story »

John Terry: I hope to regain England captaincy

Posted Saturday, May 01, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

LONDON (AP)—John Terry says he hopes to regain the England captaincy after having lost it in February following newspaper allegations about his private life. Terry had expected to go to this year’s World Cup in South Africa as captain. But England coach Fabio Capello gave the armband to Rio Ferdinand after reports the Chelsea defender had an affair with the former partner of then En...Full Story »

Balotelli set for Inter exit, says agent

Posted Saturday, May 01, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

ROME (AFP) - Temperamental teenage star Mario Balotelli will not be staying at Inter Milan next year unless his situation improves, his agent has said. The 19-year-old has had a tempestuous campaign having fallen out first with coach Jose Mourinho and then lately with the club's fans. He has also found himself increasingly confined to the bench since the January arrival of Macedonia's Goran Pa...Full Story »

Milo to name provisional squad on May 11

Posted Saturday, May 01, 2010 by Ghanaweb.com

Accra, April 30, GNA - Black Stars trainer Milovan Rajevac will make public his provisional 30-man squad for the South Africa 2010 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday, May 11.The release of the list is in accordance with FIFA regulations, which mandates participating teams to name their provisional squads exactly one month ahead of kick-off.Kwesi Nyantakyi, President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA...Full Story »

Be aware of new World Cup scam

Posted Saturday, May 01, 2010 by Daylife.com

FIFA has warned soccer fans not to be fooled by a new World Cup lottery scam sweeping the globe. The latest World Cup scam takes the form of an e-mail, including official Fifa branding, informing the recipient he or she has won $2.8-million (R24.5-million). The e-mail tells the recipient he or she is one of three lucky winners in the Fifa 2010 Award draw held in April. It further states all ...Full Story »

Focus on South Africa

Posted Saturday, May 01, 2010 by Daylife.com

Workers attaches a advertising poster for the 2010 FIFA World Cup with soccer players and fans onto a high rise building in Johannesburg, South Africa, Thursday April 22 2010. With less than 50 days to go Chief local organizer Danny Jordaan says the 10 World Cup stadiums are ready, and the needed infrastructure is in place. Herbalists sell their traditional medicines below a newly attac...Full Story »

Cape Town stadium

Posted Saturday, May 01, 2010 by Daylife.com

Members of the South African police special task force descend from the roof of Cape Town stadium as part of preparations for the 2010 Fifa Soccer World Cup , April 29, 2010. The city is one of nine South African cities hosting the tournament, which kicks-off on June 11. Doves are released in Cape Town stadium, as the South African police service and other emergency services take part i...Full Story »

World cup stadium photos are showed at the Deutsche Internationale

Posted Saturday, May 01, 2010 by Daylife.com

World cup stadium photos are presented to Christian Pfenning, director of communication of the German football league (DFL) by Kjetil Siem PSL CEO during the Premier Soccer League (PSL) and German Bundesliga partnership annoucement held at the Deutsche Internationale Schule on April 26, 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Christian Pfennig, director of communication of the German footba...Full Story »

Bafana Bafana arrive at the newly International Airport

Posted Saturday, May 01, 2010 by Daylife.com

A fan of South African soccer team Bafana Bafana awaits their arrival at the newly open Central Terminal Building at O.R. Tambo International Airport, outside of Johannesburg, April 30, 2010. The 2010 FIFA World Cup kicks-off in the city on June 11. Members of South African soccer team Bafana Bafana arrive at the newly open Central Terminal Building at O.R. Tambo International Airport, ...Full Story »

FIFA criticized for over-protecting 2010 World Cup sponsors

Posted Saturday, May 01, 2010 by Edition.cnn.com

Johannesburg, South Africa (CNN) -- FIFA has come under fire from South African businesses upset with the tough trade restrictions put in place by soccer's world governing body for the 2010 World Cup. FIFA makes the bulk of its money from selling marketing and television rights, and has already generated a record $3.3 billion ahead of the June 11 kickoff in Johannesburg. Big companies pay bi...Full Story »

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