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Uruguay, Mexico qualify for World Cup pre-quarters
Johannesburg, June 22 (DPA) Uruguay and Mexico qualified Tuesday for the Round of 16 of the football World Cup, knocking hosts South Africa and 2006 finalists France out of the tournament.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 9:34:35 PM

Battered England regroup to face Slovenia
Rustenburg (South Africa), June 22 (DPA) Even by the standards of England, these have been an extraordinary few days, but with the attempted coup against coach Fabio Capello crushed, they can now get on with saving their World Cup football campaign.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 4:21:26 PM

World Cup football: Results and tables
Johannesburg, June 22 (DPA) Collated results and table after the end of second round of World Cup football matches.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 2:58:52 PM

We are already winners: South African president
Pretoria, June 22 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma has wished his country's soccer World Cup team ahead of their crucial final Group A match against France Tuesday, saying 'come what may, we are already winners'.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 12:42:43 PM

Messi set to captain Argentina against Greece
Polokwane (South Africa), June 22 (DPA) Lionel Messi will captain Argentina for the first time in Tuesday's World Cup encounter with Greece, sources close to the team said.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 2:34:40 AM

Villa double gives Spain victory over Honduras
Johannesburg, June 22 (DPA) Pre-tournament favourites Spain picked up their first World Cup points with a 2-0 win over Honduras in Group H Monday courtesy a David Villa double.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 1:53:25 AM

Scolari tells French they deserve to go out
Johannesburg, June 21 (DPA) Former Brazil coach Luis Felipe Scolari believes France are getting exactly what they deserve after they only reached the World Cup finals thanks to Thierry Henry's handball goal.

Monday, June 21, 2010 10:44:55 PM

Chile defeat 10-man Switzerland 1-0
Port Elizabeth, June 21 (DPA) Chile defeated 10-man Switzerland 1-0 in the football World Cup Monday to take control of Group H in a game marred by poor officiating by Saudi referee Khalil Al Ghamdi.

Monday, June 21, 2010 10:03:46 PM

Not playing Messi will be a sin: Maradona
Pretoria, June 21 (DPA) Argentine coach Diego Maradona said Monday that star striker Lionel Messi would play against Greece in the teams' third and last Group B match of the football World Cup.

Monday, June 21, 2010 10:03:19 PM

It's all or nothing for Nigeria, South Korea
Durban, June 21 (DPA) There's little to speculate on for Nigeria and South Korea when they meet in Group B of the football World Cup here Tuesday. The winner will most likely qualify for the second round, provided Argentina beat Greece, while the loser will almost certainly go home.

Monday, June 21, 2010 9:33:58 PM

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