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  1. Italy stick with Confed Cup base


    Italy's World Cup training base in South Africa will be the same facility they used during last year's woeful Confederations Cup campaign.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2010
  2. Cops arrest man over World Cup death threat


    Police on Thursday arrested one of two men who threatened in a television interview to kill fans at June's World Cup, causing uproar among officials fearful that South Africa's high crime rate will deter foreign visitors.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2010
  3. Blanc a "good candidate" for France role


    French Football Federation (FFF) president Jean-Pierre Escalettes says Laurent Blanc is a strong candidate to replace Raymond Domenech as France coach after the World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2010
  4. Newell's Old Boys name stadium after Bielsa


    Newell's Old Boys have renamed their stadium after former player and coach Marcelo Bielsa, now in charge of Chile's World Cup team.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2009
  5. Ukraine decide against renewing Mykhaylychenko deal


    Ukraine have not renewed the contract of coach Olexiy Mykhaylychenko after the national team failed to qualify for next year's World Cup in South Africa.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2009
  6. Leo Messi could be fit in time for Atlante clash


    Lionel Messi's chances of lining up for Barcelona against Atlante in their Club World Cup semi-final on Wednesday have increased after the player trained on a private beach.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2009
  7. Fiorentina warn Italy off making Cesare Prandelli approach


    Fiorentina owner Diego Della Valle has told Italy officials they will have a fight on their hands if they want to appoint Cesare Prandelli as national coach after the World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2009
  8. David James upbeat despite latest injury concern


    Portsmouth goalkeeper David James has played down the latest injury he suffered in the warm-up for Sunday's Premier League game at Stoke City.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2009
  9. Parreira concerned by South Africa's poor form


    The form of the South African team just over 200 days from their hosting of the World Cup is worrying, coach Carlos Alberto Parreira said on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2009
  10. Algerian player slams decision to allow Egypt game


    FIFA should have postponed Saturday's tense World Cup qualifier between Egypt and Algeria after the visiting team bus was attacked in Cairo, Algeria midfielder Khaled Lemmouchia said.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2009
  11. Mexican international Antonio De Nigris dies in Greece


    Mexican international Antonio de Nigris has died of a suspected heart attack, his club Larissa confirmed on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2009
  12. Egypt 2-0 Algeria: Late Moteab goal means play-off


    Egypt snatched a last-gasp goal to secure a 2-0 victory over Algeria on Saturday and force a playoff against their opponents to decide the final African place in the 2010 World Cup finals.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2009
  13. Danny Shittu pulls out of Nigeria squad for qualifier


    Bolton Wanderers defender Danny Shittu has pulled out of Nigeria's World Cup qualifier against Kenya because of injury.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2009
  14. Didier Drogba out of Ivory Coast squad for qualifier


    Didier Drogba has withdrawn from the Ivory Coast's World Cup qualifier against Guinea on Saturday through injury, the Ivorian Football Federation has said.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2009
  15. Diego Maradona faces disciplinary hearing on Sunday


    Argentina coach Diego Maradona will appear before a FIFA disciplinary committee on Sunday over his foul-mouthed outburst last month.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2009
  16. Italy boss Marcelo Lippi recalls Giampaolo Pazzini for friendlies...


    Italy coach Marcello Lippi has rewarded in-form forward Giampaolo Pazzini by recalling him in a 25-man squad for this month's friendlies with Netherlands and Sweden.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2009