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  1. Orlando Pirates-Kaiser Chiefs derby postponed Senzo Meyiwa death

    ESPN staff

    The South African Premier Soccer League has postponed this weekend's derby between Orlando Pirates and Kaiser Chiefs following the death of Pirates goalkeeper and South Africa captain Senzo Meyiwa. The 27-year-old was fatally shot at his girlfriend's...

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2014
  2. Brazil's atmosphere puts 2014 World Cup over South Africa's 2010 ...

    John Brewin

    Brazil 2014

    Blog | June 28, 2014
  3. Comparing 2010 and 2014 U.S. national teams - 2014 World Cup

    Adrian Melville

    Adrian Melville stacks up the 2010 U.S. World Cup team with the 2014 squad heading to Brazil. Which team has the overall edge based on a position-by-position, bench and coaching comparison?

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2014
  4. Australia await Good news

    Rob Brooks

    Australia's sendoff match ahead of the World Cup had a little of everything -- except a home win. The 1-1 draw against South Africa certainly had some positives. The energy with which the national team now plays is nothing if not entertaining and pla...

    Blog | May 26, 2014
  5. England's spirits are high

    John Cross

    It is easy to look back with hindsight. But four years ago, Fabio Capello's preparations for the World Cup in South Africa seemed laborious and tiresome. The proof was in the pudding, as England went home early. - Palmer: Pressure on Italy in o...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  6. 'El Conejo' Perez the man for Pachuca

    Rafael Ramos Villagrana

    LOS ANGELES -- As he crossed the mixed zone at Soccer City on the 27th of June 2010, he was straight-faced and glum. Homeward bound after having been eliminated by Argentina during South Africa's World Cup, Oscar Perez hears the same question repeate...

    Blog | May 17, 2014
  7. World Cup 1970 - Morocco scare the giants

    Firdose Moonda

    The 1970 World Cup contained two notable firsts; the first time the tournament was broadcast in colour and the first time an African team was guaranteed a place in the competition. After the 1966 boycott, FIFA set aside one spot solely for a represen...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  8. Julio Cesar: Felipćo's sensitive and reliable man

    Lucas Borges and Igor Resende, ESPN.com.br

    It was only 48 hours since the friendly between Brasil and South Africa in Johannesburg, and Julio Cesar was already back in action. Wearing a yellow shirt and shorts and the name 'Tata on his back, Brazil's goalkeeper was the main attraction in t...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  9. Julio Cesar: Felipćo's sensitive and reliable man

    Brazil

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  10. Julio Cesar is Brazil's sensitive, reliable man in goal for World...

    Lucas Borges and Igor Resende, ESPN.com.br

    It was only 48 hours since the friendly between Brasil and South Africa in Johannesburg, and Julio Cesar was already back in action. Wearing a yellow shirt and shorts and the name 'Tata on his back, Brazil's goalkeeper was the main attraction in the...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  11. Spain's all-conquering era set for grand finale?

    Rob Train

    Favourites. It's a weighty term. When Spain arrived in South Africa ahead of their eventual World Cup success in 2010, Vicente del Bosque's side wore the burden of being expected to win the championship as reigning European victors. Spain's patented ...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  12. The Big Fix: The Hunt for the Match Fixers

    ESPN staff

    The following is an excerpt from "The Big Fix: The Hunt for the Match Fixers Bringing Down Soccer" by Brett Forrest; William Morrow hardcover. On sale: May 6. WORLD CUP, SOUTH AFRICA, 2010 The price of security had gone up. In January 2010, a...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  13. The Big Fix: The Hunt for the Match Fixers

    ESPN staff

    The following is an excerpt from "The Big Fix: The Hunt for the Match Fixers Bringing Down Soccer" by Brett Forrest; William Morrow hardcover. On sale: May 6. WORLD CUP, SOUTH AFRICA, 2010 The price of security had gone up. In January 20...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  14. Serero enjoying the winning feeling at Ajax

    Firdose Moonda

    That winning feeling. At least one South African footballer abroad is experiencing it. Thulani Serero, the 24-year-old midfielder from Johannesburg's Soweto township, enjoyed a third successive Dutch title with Ajax Amsterdam and this time he was...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  15. Botswana's best; Selolwane to call it day

    Firdose Moonda

    After 17 years of controlling midfields from Gabarone to Chicago to Pretoria, Botswana's most recognised player, Dipsy Selolwane, is expected to hang up his boots. Reports emerging from South Africa suggest Selolwane will retire from all forms of foo...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  16. How FIFA can help make African football better

    Firdose Moonda

    African football is going to get help, whether it wants it or not. At a FIFA seminar in Johannesburg, South Africa, last week, the organisation's secretary general, Jerome Valcke, promised not only $900 million for various development projects around...

    Blog | April 08, 2014