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June 30, 2006
Scolari doesn't rule out England job
Ronaldo still doubtful to face England
Tea and cricket scores at 'Camp England'
In Brazil, second is the same as last
'Brazil vs Italy in the final'
How Thierry Henry missed the '98 final
For Brazilian kids, soccer is a way out of slums
Ukraine say they not done yet
Lampard set to train after scare
How football could thrive in India
Germany aim to keep the party going
Golden era to end in England-Portugal clash
June 28, 2006
Ref made crucial mistake on free kick, says Puyol
The great Zidane's farewell tour rolls on
Germany meet Argentina for fifth time
Mueller pays tribute to Ronaldo
Doubters proved wrong: Zidane
France inflict pain on Spain
Ze Roberto, Brazil's Jack of all
Ronaldo's main goal is the final
June 27, 2006
Australia find silver lining in exit
Deco to miss England game
Ronaldo highest scorer at WC
Brazil too good for Ghana
Ballack, Klose miss training
Cristiano Ronaldo wants to join Real Madrid
Time for Raul to make his mark
Low-scoring finals await Brazil
Buffon, Italy's life buoy
Ukraine oust Swiss on penalties
Australia cry foul over penalty
Definitely a penalty, says Italy's Lippi
June 26, 2006
Last-minute penalty takes Italy past Australia
Portugal to appeal Deco's red card
Ecuador leave with heads held high
Dutch learn some hard lessons
Raul hopes to celebrate birthday with win
Klinsmann not interested in coaching US
Granddad's tips help Rodriguez
Ballack fit for Argentina quarter-final clash
Scolari returns to haunt England
Referee criticised after chaos
Dutch lick wounds after defeat
Figo free to play against Eng despite head-butt
Portugal lick wounds and wonder how to face Eng
'Grand final between Brazil and Argentina'
Spain up against history in the generation game
Verbeek named new South Korea coach
Ghana seek first for Africa v Brazil
Italy face punishing battle with Australia
Portugal's Man for the moment
Portugal down Dutch in rough match
'Beckham's brilliance beat us'
Beckham obliges Carlos, Rooney
June 25, 2006
Beckham bends it for England
Spain hoping to runaround French midfield
Red rules at the World Cup
Carrick cannot wait for England chance
England seek quality as stakes get higher
Four down, three to go for confident Germany
FIFA credit Crespo for Argentina goal v Mexico
Pole star guides Germany
Rodriguez fires Argentina into last eight
Team work was the key: Podolski
June 24, 2006
Podolski double takes Germany past Swedes
Improve or lose, Terry tells England
Fables do the trick for Ecuador
Eriksson revels in South American record
Senderos to miss rest of tournament
Confident Swiss target quarter-final berth
Ukraine need to find quality to progress
Tunisia need injection of youth: Lemerre
Portugal aim to end Dutch dreams again
Up to 100 England fans held in Stuttgart
Vieira, the French toast
Al Jaber and Al Deayea retire
France make it to last 16
Swiss storm into second round
Australia would have protested if beaten
June 23, 2006
Ukraine make it to second round
Spain ease to top place in group
Moment of truth for France
Scandal won't hurt Italy: Buffon
English referee's fate in balance
De Rossi banned for four matches
Patience is the key word: Ronaldo
Australia, not Brazil, knocked us out: Zico
Defeat against Ghana is Reyna's curtain-call
Argentina back on goal trail against Mexico
Australia gripped by World Cup euphoria
Ronaldo rolls back the years
Australia steal last 16 berth
Ronaldo equals Mueller's World Cup scoring record
Brazil net four with magic of yore
Striking difference between Italy, Czechs
Erratic Ghana still too good for US
Brazil will suffer, says Ghana coach
June 22, 2006
You betcha, that's my boy!
Owen says he'll not be back until 2007
Italy fight Czechs to survive 'Death Group'
Raul aims to have last word at finals
England eye Walcott for later stages v Ecuador
Maradona's "Hand of God" fooled more than one
Do not judge me yet, says France coach Domenech
Dindane signs off in style
Argentina finish on top of Group C
Ivory Coast fight back to beat Serbia
June 21, 2006
World Cup record for Scolari
Portugal in cruise control
Portugal down Mexico to win group
Angola, Iran in 1-1 draw
Trinidad go home with heads held high
Klose lights up German attack
Fearless Togo ready to end glory era for France
Injured Owen ruled out of World Cup
'Beckham's smile can melt a box of bon-bons!'
Musharraf's favourite football teams
Dream match with Brazil beckons Ghana
The Dutch have a few questions for Argentina
Excitement blamed for 3 deaths in China
Cup fever breaks out after Germany romp
Swedes find England's soft centre
Cup fears for injured England striker Owen
Sweden confident of beating Germany
Klose to perfection
Sweden force exciting draw with England
Paraguay dash Trinidad hopes
Baker's son gets the right mix
Allback scores 2,000th World Cup goal
June 20, 2006
Klose double as Germany top group
Bosacki double sends Poles home happy
France to try life without Zidane
Baros may play against Italy
Court bars 92 cable operators
Tunisia fright gives Spain wake-up call
'Germany could win the World Cup'
Lemerre blames lack of vigilance for defeat
Spain coach says changes turned the game
Eight teams get ready for knockout stage
Torres rallies Spain past Tunisia
Shevchenko solid and sure
Ukraine too good for Saudis
Ukraine coach delighted with win
June 19, 2006
Ban on Ghana's Gyan to stay
France still in contention, says Barthez
England ready to unleash Rooney
Switzerland send Togo packing
Beware, you may turn into a football!
4 years on, controversy dogs Koreans
Klinsmann should stay on as coach, says Ballack
Inside knowledge could help Togo
Brazil still waiting for Ronaldinho to peak
Less work, more play for Bangla politicians
The Football Fiesta and my village
Ukraine desperate to revive campaign
South Korea parties through the night
Germany gamble on Ballack against Ecuador
Brazil rely on toil as much as style
France end goal drought but held by Korea
Brazil buoyed by Kaka
Japan-Croatia draw plays into Aussie hands
Deco delivers on return
June 18, 2006
Brazil seal place in last 16
Rooney to start against Sweden
Croatia waste penalty, held by Japan
I don't think about statistics: Messi
De Rossi says sorry for elbow incident
'McBride is a bloodied marvel'
Lippi upset with De Rossi
Brazil not to fight Aussies
Three sent off as US hold Italy
Precocious Ghana come of age at last
Italy v US three reds equals finals record
Ghana stun Czechs to keep hopes alive
June 17, 2006
Portugal can beat anyone: Deco
Deco, Ronaldo propel Portugal
Aussies ready to gamble all against Brazil
Australia wary of Ronaldo
Striking worries but Europeans can progress
Croatia hold edge over shell-shocked Japan
France need goals to avoid early exit
Referee was hard on us, says Angola coach
Angolans have night to remember
Don't get in to a fight, coach tells Brazil
Master of the midfield
Angola hold Mexico goalless
Crespo has his say on bright Argentina day
Persie proud of Dutch progress
June 16, 2006
Orange tide sinks Ivory Coast
Ecuador surprise some, prove others wrong
Beckham provides bright spot for England
Argentina slam six to savour
A final between Brazil and Argentina!
Chinese blogger racks up 10 million hits
Spain are serious contenders to win Cup: Villa
Twenty-six England fans detained overnight
For Saudis, home is where the game is
Debutants eager to atone for flops
Missed chances cost England, says Eriksson
Elimination deeply painful, say Paraguay
Ljungberg grabs late winner for Sweden
Delgado drives Ecuador
We never gave up, says Beckham
Pressure pays off in the end for England
We need a Kaka, say Japan
June 15, 2006
Late charge earns England victory
Portugal vs Iran like a final: Figo
Two England fans arrested for assault
England hoping to play it cool in Nuremberg
Ivorians under pressure against Dutch
We are a match for anyone, says Klinsmann
English fans mix history with soccer
Ecuador cruise into second round
Do-or-die for Sweden, Paraguay
Ronaldo complains of dizziness
German police detain 300 fans in Dortmund
Coach Pfister may sue Togo football chief
Argentina's Messi hurts foot in training
Al Jaber joins greats Pele and Maradona
Germany snatch last-gasp win
Valencia hitman strikes in Germany
Rooney fit, Neville doubtful
Tunisia hold Saudi Arabia with late goal
June 14, 2006
Henry blames Ribery for missed chance
Brazil had planned slow start
Pitch invaders will be punished
Spain rain goals on Ukraine
Ronaldo blasted as overweight by home media
Why Omar Abdullah supports England
Post-defeat, Togo mulls future strategy
Vikash Dhorasoo creates history
Two greats will take the field today
Swiss satisfied with French point
China's women embrace the beautiful game
Swiss, French draw: Blame the pitch!
Argentina geared up for Serbian onslaught
One in three Britons to shun England game: Survey
Nightmare of '98 returns to haunt Ronaldo
Korean fan critical after Sydney fall
Rooney's shadow over Beckham and Yorke
Croatia made it tough, says Brazil coach
Ahn encore for the Koreans
Indian debut at World Cup
Kaka gives Brazil record-breaking win
June 13, 2006
Dutch courage pays off again
France held goalless by Swiss
Argentina keep pin-up Messi waiting
Yorke is the threat: Beckham
Ronaldo in spotlight
Ahn saves South Korean blushes
Beware wounded Poles, Klinsmann tells Germany
Fresh confusion over Togo coach's job
Germany's weapon against Poland: 2 Polish-borns
Can Germany break the European jinx?
Spanish fan sacrifices all for his 'bombo'
Ghana upbeat, despite loss
Italy had little bit extra, says Lippi
Weary but jubilant Aussie fans celebrate win
Focus on Brazil as champions meet Croatia
Cahill fits the bill
'Little Mozart' comes of age
Italy floor Ghana with solid show
Koller injury very serious, says coach
Are your hopes on Rosicky?
June 12, 2006
Czechs whip US but suffer Koller blow
The message of peace in sand
Aussie subs sink Japan
I can die happy, says Trinidad keeper Hislop
Real Madrid to advertise on Alonso's car
For Brazil, defeat is not an option
FIFA denies bribery allegations
All eyes on Ronaldo against Croatia tomorrow
Age behind them, Zidane and Co eye the Cup
Players talk Togo coach back
India's new coach is right for 2010, say veterans
Iran need to win against Portugal
Figo older and wiser
Pauleta goal sees Portugal past Angola
Mexico win with Bravo double
June 11, 2006
Beenhakker provides masterclass
Inspired Robben drives Dutch
Japan ready for Aussie onslaught
FIFA confirm Paraguay own goal
Ivory Coast learning the hard way
FIFA to review Beckham goal
Argentina cruise past Ivory Coast
Goal-poacher to midfield marshal
Swiss hoping for Federer inspiration
Trinidad & Tobago snatch Swede draw
Trinidad & Tobago snatch Swede draw
England must improve to win Cup: Eriksson
June 10, 2006
Eriksson, Beckham happy with win
England struggle to beat Paraguay
FIFA delighted after superb opening day of W' Cup
Italy's Nesta given all-clear
We can still battle through, say Costa Ricans
'India should host 2014 World Cup'
Police arrests German, England fans
Former winners England, Argentina in action
Togo coach Pfister quits over pay dispute
Ecuador tear Poles apart
It was too risky to play Ballack: Klinsmann
Birthday boy Klose celebrates with two goals
Open and Klose
June 09, 2006
Poles 100 pct fit and fired up for opener
Hosts Germany kick-off World Cup
Ballack left out of World Cup opener
Look who's watching the World Cup!
No sex please, we're Ecuadorean
French court jails Olympique Marseille ex-coach
Is Ronaldo fat? asks Brazil president
England hatch novel plan for penalties
Angola's Delgado steps into history
Poles 100 pct fit and fired up for opener
Crouch ready to lift England
China TV expects 10 billion to tune in for finals
World Cup returns to German soil after 32-yr wait
25,000 watch champions Brazil train
Mixed reaction to Ronaldinho ads
June 08, 2006
Are you rooting for Lionel Messi?
Wanna join Beckham's team?
Are the Dutch your stars?
Is Thierry Henry the best?
Three cheers for the Azzurri?
Betting on Germany at the World Cup?
Ballack to miss Germany opener
Poles to go retro against Ecuador
Germany beware of opening blues
Munich bears tragic scars
Unlucky Cisse to miss World Cup
What is your take on Beckham's dream team?
June 07, 2006
"God save the team" service for World Cup fans
Essien the breadwinner for his family
Rooney's moment of truth arrives
June 06, 2006
Robinson gives thumbs down to World Cup ball
Ballack still a doubt, Rooney trains
Australia score public relations own goal
Pele, Maradona to parade before opening match
Rooney lifts England on training pitch
June 05, 2006
Blatter tells referees to stamp out elbowing
'Do The Crouch' dance sweeps England
Croatia set simple target
World Cup hoodoo torments Spain
Brazil, Germany ready for kickoff
Defoe flying out as Rooney cover
Do you worship Ronaldinho?
June 04, 2006
Brazil overpower New Zealand
Defoe flying out as Rooney cover
Spain extend unbeaten run
Curtain to rise on greatest spectacle
June 03, 2006
Italy captain Cannavaro questioned
Crouch 'tricks' in England goal riot
Germany impress in final warm-up
France take nothing for granted
Brazil wary of easy-looking group
Ghana, US can surprise
Italy captain Cannavaro questioned
June 02, 2006
Portugal's path has obstacles
Spain, Ukraine start as favourites
Poles pose problems for Germany in Group A
Breaking the Chelsea fellowship
England must beware dangers
England players make royal pledge
June 01, 2006
Smicer ruled out of World Cup
Edmilson out of Brazil's World Cup squad
Bend it like Beckenbauer -- but behind bars
Henry sets up French win over Denmark
Italy struggle against Switzerland
Who invented football?
August 2004-May 2006

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