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  1. Pressure on Eriksson as Mexico visit Canada

    Brian Homewood

    Mexico visit Canada for a World Cup qualifier on Wednesday with the pressure firmly on coach Sven-Goran Eriksson after their stunning loss to Jamaica.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2008
  2. Costa Rica look to shock Mexico

    Brian Homewood

    Costa Rica will try to make history repeat itself when they visit Mexico for a World Cup qualifier on Wednesday, four years after a historic win at the Azteca stadium.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2005
  3. Brazil drop Alex, no place for Rivaldo

    Brian Homewood

    Brazil have dropped midfielder Alex from their squad for next month's World Cup qualifier in Ecuador, while Rivaldo's hopes of an international comeback have been put on hold.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2004
  4. Paraguay 0-0 Brazil: Champions held

    Brian Homewood

    World champions Brazil were held to a goalless draw by Paraguay in an uncompromising, foul-ridden World Cup qualifier on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2004
  5. Bielsa struggles to win over fans

    Brian Homewood

    Argentina and their coach Marcelo Bielsa were under fire again on Wednesday after their 1-0 win over Ecuador in their World Cup qualifier.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2004
  6. Adversity spurs on Brazil for qualifier

    Brian Homewood

    Champions Brazil are promising that adversity will bring out the best in them as they aim to settle some scores against Paraguay in a World Cup qualifier on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2004
  7. Brazil coach Parreira bars the 'magic' word

    Brian Homewood

    Brazil coach Carlos Alberto Parreira says he does not want to hear the word magic again in the run-up to the World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2005
  8. Argentina prepare for visit of Brazil

    Brian Homewood

    Leading pair Argentina and world champions Brazil clash in Buenos Aires while their rivals continue the dramatic scramble for Germany as the South American World Cup qualifiers continue this week.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2005
  9. Mexico, USA get off to good starts

    Brian Homewood

    Mexico and the United States made flying starts to the final stage of the CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers by winning tricky away ties on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2005
  10. Paraguay look to keep pace with Brazil

    Brian Homewood

    Paraguay will try to keep pace with Brazil and Argentina when they face a demoralised Peru in the South American World Cup qualifiers on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2004
  11. WC: Brazil beat Argentina; Colombia fall

    Brian Homewood

    Ronaldo won and converted a hat-trick of penalties to give Brazil a 3-1 victory over Argentina in World Cup qualifiers on Wednesday while Colombia lost again, going down 2-1 to Ecuador.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2004
  12. Fixtures wreak havoc for Conmebol

    Brian Homewood

    As South America's footballers flew back to Europe after this week's World Cup qualifiers, they may have been wondering whether the so-called co-ordinated international calendar was just a figment of FIFA's imagination.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2004
  13. Paraguay coach calls for end to chaos

    Brian Homewood

    Paraguay coach Anibal Ruiz appealed on Tuesday for an end to the fixture chaos handicaping South American teams playing in this week's World Cup qualifiers.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2004
  14. Argentina kick-off 'Road to Germany'

    Brian Homewood

    The 2002 World Cup finished 433 days ago and the next final is still nearly three years away, but the qualifiers for the 2006 tournament get under way in South America on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2003
  15. Goalkeeper Marcos recalled by Brazil

    Brian Homewood

    Goalkeeper Marcos, who has this year been condemned to second division football, has earned a recall to the Brazil squad for their opening pair of World Cup qualifiers next month.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2003