FIFA World Cup 2010: Nikola Zigic and Peter Crouch top World Cup Tallest List

To continue the statistical review of the players and nations taking part in FIFA World Cup 2010, The Global Herald reveals the Top Ten Tallest players taking part in the tournament: World Cup 2010 – Top Ten Tallest Nikola Zigic, at 202cm (6′ 7.5″) will be the tallest player taking part in World Cup 2010 … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: Nikola Zigic and Peter Crouch top World Cup Tallest List

FIFA World Cup 2010: Where the Players are Based

FIFA World Cup 2010 is all about national pride and getting together to celebrate national teams, for those lucky enough to have one in the tournament, or adopting a national side to support for those who don’t. However, there are many millions of fans of club football out there who have their favourite players from … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: Where the Players are Based

FIFA World Cup 2010: John Obi Mikel Out of Nigeria Squad Through Injury

Chelsea star John Obi Mikel has been forced out of the Nigeria squad ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup after, it is believed, the player felt he had failed to recover sufficiently from a knee operation in May. Some outlets are reporting that Mikel suffered a bruised ankle in his first training session which … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: John Obi Mikel Out of Nigeria Squad Through Injury

FIFA World Cup 2010: England 23 Man Squad (Revised)

England have today announced that their captain Rio Ferdinand is out for 4-6 weeks with a knee injury he picked up on the first day training in South Africa ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, therefore there is an amendment to the earlier 23 man squad which was announced previously. Ferdinand is replaced in … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: England 23 Man Squad (Revised)

FIFA World Cup 2010: Switzerland 23 Man Squad

Switzerland have named their 23 man squad to travel to South Africa for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Swiss coach Ottmar Hitzfeld has selected a squad made up of players based in Switzerland (7), Germany (7), Italy (4), England (2), France (2) and Holland (1). The Swiss side does not feature many big name players, … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: Switzerland 23 Man Squad

FIFA World Cup 2010: Spain 23 Man Squad

Spain have selected their final 23 man squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Spain are strongly fancied to lift the trophy this year as a number of their key players – some of the best in the world – are at their peak in 2010, including the lethal strike pairing of … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: Spain 23 Man Squad

FIFA World Cup 2010: Honduras 23 Man Squad

Honduras have selected their final 23 man squad which will travel to South Africa for the 2010 FIFA World Cup football tournament. Reinaldo Rueda, the Honduras coach, has selected a squad of players of which the majority (14) are based in Honduras. Honduras also call upon players like Palacios (Tottenham Hotspur) and David Suazo (Genoa) … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: Honduras 23 Man Squad

FIFA World Cup 2010: Chile 23 Man Squad

Chile have chosen their 23 man squad to travel to South Africa for FIFA World Cup 2010. Coach Marcelo Bielsa has selected seven Chilean based players in a squad predominated by players who play their club football in Europe. Chile will have hopes of achieving the latter stages of the tournament from Group H, which … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: Chile 23 Man Squad

FIFA World Cup 2010: Portugal 23 Man Squad (Revised)

Portugal have named the 23 man squad they are to be taking to the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Portuguese coach Carlos Quieroz has named a squad featuring a mixture of home-based players and players who play their club football around other parts of Europe. The world’s attention will focus on the most expensive player, Cristiano … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: Portugal 23 Man Squad (Revised)

FIFA World Cup 2010: North Korea 23 Man Squad

Korea DPR – North Korea – have named their 23 man squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Coach Kim Jong Hun has named 21 Korea based players as well as Jong Tae Se and An Yong Hak who play their football in Japan. North Korea are in the most difficult World … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: North Korea 23 Man Squad

FIFA World Cup 2010: Ivory Coast 23 Man Squad

The Ivory Coast – Cote d’Ivoire – have selected their 23 man squad to travel to South Africa for this summer’s 2010 FIFA World Cup. Coach Sven Goran Eriksson has selected a squad which features a number of European based players and only one, Daniel Yeboah, who plays his football in the Cote D’Ivoire. Didier … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: Ivory Coast 23 Man Squad

FIFA World Cup 2010: Slovakia 23 Man Squad

Slovakia have selected their 23 man squad to travel to South Africa for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Coach Vladimir Weiss has selected an able squad of players who play in various leagues around Europe, though only two players who play their football in Slovakian leagues. Slovakia will consider their match against Paraguay as all … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: Slovakia 23 Man Squad

FIFA World Cup 2010: Paraguay 23 Man Squad

Paraguay have selected their final 23 man squad to take part in the 2010 FIFA World Cup this summer in South Africa. The national coach, Argentinian Gerardo Martino, has selected a side made up primarily of European based players, including Manchester City’s exciting forward Roque Santa Cruz. Paraguay will be in with a chance of … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: Paraguay 23 Man Squad

FIFA World Cup 2010: New Zealand 23 Man Squad

New Zealand have named their 23 man squad which is to fly to South Africa to compete in the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The New Zealand coach, Ricki Herbert, has named a 23 man squad which features mainly antipodean-based players who ply their trade in New Zealand or Australia, though there are seats on the … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: New Zealand 23 Man Squad

FIFA World Cup 2010: Italy 23 Man Squad

Italy have named their 23 man squad which will travel to South Africa for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Marcello Lippi, the coach of the holding champions of 2006, has had to replace a number of successful players from the squad which lifted the Jules Rimet trophy in Germany. There is no place for Totti, … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: Italy 23 Man Squad