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England-Germany clash too close to call: Kahn
Johannesburg, June 25 (DPA) Former Germany goalkeeper Oliver Kahn said Friday that Sunday's World Cup Round of 16 match between arch-rivals Germany and England was too close to call.

Friday, June 25, 2010 9:16:13 PM

Uruguay and South Korea eye World Cup glory
Port Elizabeth, June 25 (DPA) Asia's most successful footballing nation, South Korea, faces off against Uruguay, a potentially resurgent powerhouse of South America, with both teams aware that a victory Saturday will give them a good shot at making it through to the World Cup semifinals.

Friday, June 25, 2010 6:19:03 PM

Jo'burg's Gandhi Square is melting pot for football fans
Johannesburg, June 25 (IANS) Once infamous for some of the most gory crimes in the city, the Gandhi Square here has become the melting pot of football fans at the World Cup.

Friday, June 25, 2010 5:09:45 PM

US seek revenge as Ghana fly the flag for Africa
Rustenburg, June 25 (DPA) The United States are out to avenge a defeat to Ghana at the 2006 World Cup and reach the quarter-finals in their last-16 match Saturday.

Friday, June 25, 2010 4:17:53 PM

Slovakia a new symbol of defeat for downcast Italy
Rome, June 25 (DPA) A new word is entering Italian football jargon to indicate a particularly painful and humbling defeat - Slovakia.

Friday, June 25, 2010 3:44:58 PM

Goalscorers at World Cup
Johannesburg, June 25 (DPA) List of goalscorers at the 2010 World Cup after matches Thursday (44 of 64 matches):

Friday, June 25, 2010 11:20:54 AM

Japan beat Denmark to advance with Netherlands
Cape Town, June 25 (DPA) Japan beat Denmark 3-1 Thursday to reach the Round of 16 at the world cup from Group E along with the already qualified Netherlands.

Friday, June 25, 2010 3:05:05 AM

Van Persie scores as Dutch win
Cape Town, June 25 (DPA) The Netherlands beat Cameroon 2-1 in Cape Town Thursday to top Group F with a 100 percent record.

Friday, June 25, 2010 2:51:17 AM

Japan's Honda named Man of the Match
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 25 (DPA) Keisuke Honda's goal in the first half guided the way for Japan to beat Denmark 3-1 in Group E Thursday and earn the CSKA Moscow midfielder Man of the Match honours.

Friday, June 25, 2010 2:19:27 AM

Van Persie named Man of the Match
Cape Town, June 25 (DPA) The Netherlands striker Robie van Persie won FIFA Man of the Match for his goalscoring performance in a 2-1 win over Cameroon in Cape Town.

Friday, June 25, 2010 2:15:00 AM

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