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Howard claims early World Cup edge

Posted Monday, December 07, 2009 by The Independent47 hits

Everton 2 Tottenham Hotspur 2: American keeper saves stoppage-time penalty from England striker Jermain Defoe as Everton fight back to deny Spurs victory at Goodison Park By Ian Herbert, Deputy Football CorrespondentHarry Redknapp was so traumatised that he couldn't drag his eyes away from the television set, having clambered up to the Everton press room last night. Sky's Richard Keys started t...Full Story »

World Cup 2010 Play-Offs second leg Ⅱ

Posted Sunday, November 22, 2009 by reuters.com25 hits

Algeria have become the last African nation to qualify for the 2010 World Cup finals, beating Egypt 1-0 in a bruising play-off in Sudan on November 19, 2009. Algeria's goalkeeper Faouzi Chaouchi punches the ball clear whilst under pressure.Full Story »

World Cup 2010 Play-Offs second leg

Posted Sunday, November 22, 2009 by AFP35 hits

Algeria have become the last African nation to qualify for the 2010 World Cup finals, beating Egypt 1-0 in a bruising play-off in Sudan on November 19, 2009. Algeria's Rafik Halliche attempts to block Imad Metaab's shot.Full Story »

Thierry Henry's handball puts goalline referees on Fifa's World Cup agenda

Posted Saturday, November 21, 2009 by theguardian.com30 hits

Thierry Henry's handball against the Republic of Ireland could lead to Fifa fast-tracking the introduction of two additional referees in time for the World Cup in South Africa. One of Fifa's most senior officials yesterday confirmed the matter will be on the agenda at the law-making International Football Association Board meeting in Zurich next March. Despite calls for Wednesday's controvers...Full Story »

Algeria beat Egypt in play-off to qualify for 2010 World Cup

Posted Saturday, November 21, 2009 by theguardian.com25 hits

Algeria have become the last African nation to qualify for the 2010 World Cup finals, beating Egypt 1-0 in a bruising play-off in Sudan. The breakthrough came in the 40th minute, when the defender Antar Yahia's stunning strike crashed in off the bar after Karim Ziani's cross from the left. That goal came against the run of play, but having established a lead Algeria took a more defensive app...Full Story »

Montrose boss Steven Tweed expects to be without a host of players for the Scottish Cup clash away to juniors Banks O'Dee in Aberdeen.

Posted Saturday, October 24, 2009 by PA11 hits

The Montrose gaffer says he is unlikely to have any more players at his disposal this weekend, with John Gemmell, Sean Fleming, Fraser Milligan, Gordon Pope and James Collier all still out injured.Tweed said: "Banks o' Dee go into the tie with nothing to lose."It is on their ground and it will be a very tough game for us. We will have to put on a performance if we are to get anything. We must tu...Full Story »

Bouadji to make cup debut

Posted Saturday, October 24, 2009 by PA9 hits

Stranraer have completed the signing of Romauld Bouadji ahead of their cup tie with Inverurie Locos this weekend.The 26-year-old defender was capped at under-16 level for France and has played in Scotland with Clyde.He began his career at AS Saint Etienne before moving to England and playing for Carshalton AthleticMeanwhile, Inverurie manager Dave Cormie said: "With our home draw we must ensure ...Full Story »

Bouadji to make cup debut

Posted Saturday, October 24, 2009 by PA10 hits

Stranraer have completed the signing of Romauld Bouadji ahead of their cup tie with Inverurie Locos this weekend.The 26-year-old defender was capped at under-16 level for France and has played in Scotland with Clyde.He began his career at AS Saint Etienne before moving to England and playing for Carshalton AthleticMeanwhile, Inverurie manager Dave Cormie said: "With our home draw we must ensure ...Full Story »

Mowbray calm over cup exit

Posted Wednesday, October 28, 2009 by PA17 hits

Tony Mowbray insists he has no concerns with his side's home form despite Celtic's Co-operative Insurance Cup quarter-final defeat by Hearts leaving him with only two wins in nine attempts at Parkhead since taking over from Gordon Strachan in the summer.Jambos midfielder Michael Stewart, booed by his own fans during Saturday's goalless draw against Falkirk in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League, ...Full Story »

Portsmouth must cope without cup-tied stars

Posted Tuesday, October 27, 2009 by PA16 hits

Portsmouth will be without cup-tied quartet Kevin-Prince Boateng, Jamie O'Hara, Mike Williamson and Tommy Smith for their Carling Cup fourth-round clash with Stoke.However midfielder Michael Brown returns from suspension after sitting out the Hull draw following a red card against Tottenham on October 17.Hermann Hreidarsson is still recovering from a foot tendon injury, while Papa Bouba Diop and...Full Story »

Germany book World Cup finals spot

Posted Thursday, October 15, 2009 by PA20 hits

Germany booked their ticket for next summer's World Cup finals with a 1-0 victory over Russia in Moscow in Group Four.Miroslav Klose scored the only goal of the game in the 34th minute, the visitors weathering early and late storms and riding their luck after Jerome Boateng was sent off on his debut in the 69th minute.Germany had their backs to the wall, and Boateng was dismissed for a second ye...Full Story »

Germany book World Cup finals spot

Posted Monday, October 12, 2009 by PA34 hits

Germany booked their ticket for next summer's World Cup finals with a 1-0 victory over Russia in Moscow in Group Four.Miroslav Klose scored the only goal of the game in the 34th minute, the visitors weathering early and late storms and riding their luck after Jerome Boateng was sent off on his debut in the 69th minute.Germany had their backs to the wall, and Boateng was dismissed for a second ye...Full Story »

Collins sits out cup tie

Posted Wednesday, September 23, 2009 by PA35 hits

Preston boss Alan Irvine will be without on-loan Wolves defender Neill Collins for the Carling Cup third-round home clash with Tottenham.Collins played for Wolves against Swindon in the previous round of the competition and is therefore ineligible to face Harry Redknapp's men.Youl Mawene looks set to be drafted back into the starting line-up alongside Liam Chilvers but Irvine remains short of bo...Full Story »

County eye cup shock

Posted Tuesday, September 22, 2009 by PA16 hits

In-form Ross County are hoping to continue their good run of form and spark a Co-operative Cup upset when they take on SPL Dundee United.The Staggies have won five games on the trot and boss Derek Adams is keen to make it six.He continues with a full squad at his disposal and will be tempted to go with the same starting XI that defeated Ayr United at the weekend.He said: "The lads are full of co...Full Story »

Liverpool's dynamic duo of Fernando Torres and Steven Gerrard are fast being accepted as the world's best goalscoring double act.

Posted Tuesday, September 29, 2009 by PA34 hits

Liverpool have recorded six successive victories in all competitions ahead of Tuesday's clash with Fiorentina in the Champions League.Fiorentina moved into fourth spot in Serie A on Saturday with a 1-0 win at Livorno, while Liverpool thrashed Hull 6-1 with a hat-trick from Torres and one from Gerrard.The pair arrived in Tuscany with their own mutual admiration in full flow, both claiming the oth...Full Story »

Manchester City look set to field a strong side at Crystal Palace as they attempt to make progress in the Carling Cup.

Posted Thursday, August 27, 2009 by PA9 hits

With no European football to distract them, City know the competition offers a perfect opportunity to end a trophy drought that stretches back to 1976.So even the likes of Kolo Toure and Emmanuel Adebayor might find themselves involved in a competition they normally pass on, although Carlos Tevez was part of the Manchester United side that won the competition last March.Meanwhile, Joleon Lescott...Full Story »

QPR manager Jim Magilton criticised playmaker Akos Buzsaky after his side stumbled into the third round of the Carling Cup with a 2-1 win at home to Accrington.

Posted Tuesday, August 25, 2009 by PA15 hits

The Hungarian was among several Rangers players who struggled before Hogan Ephraim and Wayne Routledge scored to see off the League Two side, who pulled a goal back through Michael Symes.Buzsaky and Rowan Vine recently returned from long-term injuries, and Magilton said: "We've got to give them time and we know they're very good players."Vine was better but `Buz' gave the ball away cheaply. I wa...Full Story »

McInnes thrilled with cup win

Posted Wednesday, August 26, 2009 by PA14 hits

St Johnstone manager Derek McInnes praised his side's professionalism as they bounced back from a heavy defeat at Celtic to hit Arbroath for six in the Co-Operative Insurance Cup.McInnes saw Kenny Deuchar and Steven Milne both score twice, with Collin Samuel and Felipe Morais completing an easy 6-0 success at Gayfield.The win sealed St Johnstone's place in the third round but, more importantly, ...Full Story »

Super Cup reinstated

Posted Saturday, August 01, 2009 by PA56 hits

The German Super Cup should become an official fixture on the calendar from next season after the German Football League unanimously agreed on its reintroduction. The event was scrapped 14 years ago and made way for a multi-club pre-season League Cup competition. That was held for the last time two years ago, since when the previous two Bundesliga champions and DFB-Pokal winners have pushed fo...Full Story »

Super Cup reinstated

Posted Thursday, July 30, 2009 by PA65 hits

The German Super Cup should become an official fixture on the calendar from next season after the German Football League unanimously agreed on its reintroduction.The event was scrapped 14 years ago and made way for a multi-club pre-season League Cup competition.That was held for the last time two years ago, since when the previous two Bundesliga champions and DFB-Pokal winners have pushed for a ...Full Story »

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