Spain Win FIFA World Cup 2010

Spain have won the World Cup after defeating a sturdy Dutch side 1-0 win after extra time. Andres Iniesta was the goal hero with only four minutes before the expected penalty kicks. He received the ball from Cesc Fabregas and drove home to victorious celebrations. It was an epic match, but the Spanish deserved to … Read more Spain Win FIFA World Cup 2010

FIFA World Cup 2010 Semi Final: Germany 0 v 1 Spain

European champions Spain have beaten Germany 1 – 0 to book their place in the first World Cup final in their history. The first timers will face Brazil-beaters Holland on Sunday night in Soccer City. Neutral onlookers were rubbing their hands with glee at the prospect of this classy looking semi final between two of … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Semi Final: Germany 0 v 1 Spain

FIFA World Cup 2010 Semi Final: Uruguay 2 v 3 Netherlands

The orange men of Holland march into the final of the FIFA World Cup after beating surprise hits Uruguay 3 – 2 in the first Semi Final. It wasn’t supposed to be like this. Few would have predicted that the last South American hope in this tournament would be minnows Uruguay and fewer still would … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Semi Final: Uruguay 2 v 3 Netherlands

FIFA World Cup 2010: Semi-Final Schedule

FIFA World Cup 2010 is down to its final four teams, as Netherlands, Uruguay, Spain and Germany are the only teams remaining in the World’s biggest sporting event in South Africa. The Semi-Final matches are due to take place this week: World Cup 2010 Semi-Final 1 – Uruguay v Netherlands Match Date: Tuesday July 6 … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: Semi-Final Schedule

FIFA World Cup 2010 Quarter Final: Argentina 0 v 4 Germany

Germany have dumped Diego Maradona’s defensively light Argentina out of the 2010 FIFA World Cup yesterday with a phenomenal 4-0 victory over the South American side. Miroslav Klose moved, well, closer to the Brazilian Ronaldo in terms of most goals ever scored in World Cups by bagging a brace of goals in a match where … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Quarter Final: Argentina 0 v 4 Germany

FIFA World Cup 2010 Quarter Final: Uruguay 1 v 1 Ghana (Uruguay win 4-2 on penalties)

Uruguay have dramatically crushed Africa’s World Cup dreams by sending Ghana out of the tournament via a penalty shoot out in an epic, rollercoaster of a game at Soccer City in yesterday evening’s Quarter Final between the two sides. Uruguay, who had already dispatched South Africa in the group stage games, have once again broken … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Quarter Final: Uruguay 1 v 1 Ghana (Uruguay win 4-2 on penalties)

FIFA World Cup 2010 Quarter Final: Netherlands 2 – 1 Brazil

Five times World Champions, Brazil, have exited the 2010 FIFA World Cup this afternoon at Port Elizabeth as the Netherlands produced a second half comeback to defeat the South American favourites 2-1 in a thrilling encounter. Brazil opened the scoring through the impressive Robinho on 10 minutes with the little striker – so good at … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Quarter Final: Netherlands 2 – 1 Brazil

FIFA World Cup 2010 Second Round: Spain 1 v 0 Portugal

David Villa (63 mins) European champions Spain have made it through to the quarter finals of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, beating their Iberian cousins Portugal 1 – 0 in a fairly low key affair that failed to live up to the occasion. It was the first meeting of these two great footballing nations in … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Second Round: Spain 1 v 0 Portugal

FIFA World Cup 2010: Germany 4 England 1

Germany have secured a place in the World Cup quarter finals with a stunning victory over England at Bloemfontein. Early goals by Miroslav Klose and Lukas Podolski put the Germans quickly ahead, but England appeared to mount a fightback with a header from Matthew Upson. A disallowed goal by Frank Lampard had pundits calling for … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010: Germany 4 England 1

FIFA World Cup 2010 Group H: Spain and Chile Qualify for Last 16

Spain beat Chile 2-1 to top Group H and, more importantly, avoid Brazil in the next round of the World Cup. Two first half goals from David Villa and Andres Iniesta were enough to keep the Spanish in the tournament, despite it being in doubt due to the defeat to Switzerland in their opening match. … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Group H: Spain and Chile Qualify for Last 16

FIFA World Cup 2010 Group G: Portugal 0 v 0 Brazil

The eagerly anticipated match between Brazil and Portugal ended with a drab 0-0 draw. The result means Portugal qualify ahead of the Ivory Coast in second place. Brazil, meanwhile, top the group and will play next the runners-up in Group H. The match was a disappointing one, especially with so much attacking talent and flair … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Group G: Portugal 0 v 0 Brazil

FIFA World Cup 2010 Group E: Cameroon 1 v 2 Netherlands

Eto’o,  (pen) 65 Van Persie, 36; Huntelaar, 83 The Netherlands maintained their 100% record in Group E as they beat a sorry Cameroon 2-1. It also meant they won the section and will now face Slovakia, who knocked out holders Italy earlier on, in the last 16. Robin van Persie opened the scoring for the … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Group E: Cameroon 1 v 2 Netherlands

FIFA World Cup 2010 Group D: Ghana 0 v 1 Germany

Germany defeated Ghana one-nil to qualify as group winners, and, at the same time, set-up an intriguing clash with old rivals England on Sunday. Mesut Ozil’s wonderful half-volley on the hour mark was – in what was an exciting match -enough to separate the teams. Ghana qualified as well, due to the result between Australia and … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Group D: Ghana 0 v 1 Germany

FIFA World Cup 2010 Group D: Australia 2 v 1 Serbia

Australia have beaten Serbia 2 – 1 in their final match in Group D but the score line means little as both sides go home suffering from a sore case of ‘too little, too late’. For the Australians, their late start to winning form made going through to the last 16 a near impossibility. They … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Group D: Australia 2 v 1 Serbia

FIFA World Cup 2010 Group C: Slovenia 0 v 1 England

England qualified for the last 16 of the World Cup, after an impressive display gave Fabio Capello’s men a one-nil win over Slovenia. The decisive goal came after only 22 minutes through Jermain Defoe. James Milner’s brilliant cross was met by the striker, who replaced Emile Heskey for today’s match, and he managed to flick … Read more FIFA World Cup 2010 Group C: Slovenia 0 v 1 England