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  1. Khedira admits life in Madrid isn't easy

    Soccernet staff

    Sami Khedira admits he was left wondering what he let himself in for at Real Madrid after the team drew 0-0 at Real Mallorca in their first league game of the season.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2010
  2. England 2018 bid backed by Paul the octopus

    Soccernet staff

    The England 2018 World Cup bid has been boosted by the backing of Paul the "psychic" octopus.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2010
  3. French Federation bans Nicolas Anelka for 18 games

    Soccernet staff

    Nicolas Anelka has been suspended for 18 games by the French Football Federation following his row with Raymond Domenech at the World Cup finals, while captain Patrice Evra has also been banned for five games for his role in the scenes that shamed French football.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2010
  4. Netherlands and Spain fined over final

    Soccernet staff

    Both World Cup finalists, Netherlands and Spain, have been fined by FIFA for their behaviour in the game on July 11.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2010
  5. France World Cup squad suspended for friendly

    Soccernet staff

    France's entire 23-man World Cup squad will be suspended for the friendly game against Norway on August 11, the French Football Federation have confirmed.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2010
  6. 2010 World Cup: Dutch stars vow to disrupt Spain's passing game

    Soccernet staff

    Midfield enforcer Mark van Bommel insists the Netherlands must "break" Spain's midfield machine if they are to stand a chance in the World Cup final.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2010
  7. 2010 World Cup: World Cup attendances pass 3 million mark

    Soccernet staff

    Despite many games failing to sell out, FIFA has announced total attendances at the World Cup have passed 3,000,000.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2010
  8. 2010 World Cup: Vuvuzelas banned from rugby game

    Soccernet staff

    The noise of the vuvuzelas may not be heard after the football World Cup as some other sports have banned them from grounds, with rugby taking the lead.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2010
  9. 2010 World Cup: Oscar Tabarez blasts press Luis Suarez reaction

    Soccernet staff

    Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has blasted the "shameful" criticism of his side's progression to the World Cup semi-finals on the back of Luis Suarez's game-saving handball against Ghana.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2010
  10. 2010 World Cup: Joachim Low feels attack must be the focus

    Soccernet staff

    Germany boss Joachim Low insists the defensive tactics that saw Italy win the 2006 World Cup now have no place in the international game.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2010
  11. Manchester United coach would welcome Diego Forlan back to club

    Soccernet staff

    Manchester United coach Rene Meulensteen believes former striker Diego Forlan would be welcomed back at Old Trafford with open arms.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2010
  12. 2010 World Cup: Ghana facing injury crisis ahead of Uruguay game

    Soccernet staff

    Ghana could be without seven members of their first-team squad as they take on Uruguay for a place in the semi-finals.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2010
  13. Okada to make next step

    Soccernet staff

    Takeshi Okada wants to prove how far the game has come in his country by leading Japan into the quarter-finals of the World Cup finals.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2010
  14. James: Germany just another game

    Soccernet staff

    England goalkeeper David James insists that Sunday's eagerly anticipated knock-out clash with old rivals Germany in Bloemfontein is "just another football match".

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2010
  15. Hitzfeld: I'll have one eye on Spain

    Soccernet staff

    Ottmar Hitzfeld says he'll have one eye on Spain's game with Chile as he aims to beat Honduras and secure a place in the last 16 of the World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2010
  16. North Korea coach to keep faith with players

    Soccernet staff

    North Korea coach Kim Jong-Hun intends to keep faith with the players thrashed by Portugal for his side's final World Cup game against Ivory Coast.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2010