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Lampard: No plans to quit England

Posted Monday, June 28, 2010 by PA

Frank Lampard wants to carry on playing for England but knows there will be much debate about the future after the World Cup exit at the hands of Germany. Lampard will be 36 by the time of the next World Cup in Brazil and the likes of Steven Gerrard, John Terry and Emile Heskey are already over 30. But the Chelsea midfielder, denied a goal when his shot had clearly crossed the line, has no ...Full Story »

Lahm: England did not respect us

Posted Monday, June 28, 2010 by PA

Philip Lahm accused England of not paying Germany enough respect and that is why they are heading home following a 4-1 defeat in the last 16 of the World Cup in South Africa. Two goals from Thomas Muller helped secure a place in the quarter-finals with Miroslav Klose and Lukas Podolski also on target. Matthew Upson pulled a goal back for England but it was not enough. Lahm expressed his ...Full Story »

Warning signs were there - Cole

Posted Monday, June 28, 2010 by PA

Joe Cole admits the warning signs for England World Cup hopes were evident from the start of their build-up to the tournament. The former Chelsea midfielder claims Fabio Capello's side were "not good enough" going back to the below par displays before South Africa against Mexico and Japan. England struggled to qualify from their group and were beaten 4-1 by old rivals Germany on Sunday. ...Full Story »

Cameron calls for video technology

Posted Monday, June 28, 2010 by PA

Prime Minister David Cameron threw his weight behind calls for the use of video technology in football, after Frank Lampard's goal in England's World Cup defeat by Germany was disallowed despite clearly crossing the line. The PM said he was "very disappointed" to see England go out of the World Cup, after watching the 4-1 defeat with German Chancellor Angela Merkel - who also said that the ...Full Story »

Maradona criticises Messi treatment

Posted Monday, June 28, 2010 by PA

Argentina boss Diego Maradona has claimed Lionel Messi is the target of "scandalous" treatment by opposing players. Maradona's side secured a quarter-final against Germany after beating Mexico 3-1 at Johannesburg's Soccer City stadium. The Argentina coach brushed aside controversy over their opening goal by Carlos Tevez - a header that was blatantly offside - by claiming referees are equall...Full Story »

Beckenbauer revels in victory

Posted Monday, June 28, 2010 by PA

Germany legend Franz Beckenbauer said his nation had "taken England apart" in Bloemfontein in the last 16 of the World Cup today. Der Kaiser, who has not held back in his criticism of England throughout the World Cup, had more harsh words about Fabio Capello's men after Germany's convincing 4-1 victory. "England were overwhelmed - they just could not come to terms with our style of play,...Full Story »

World Cup 2010: Argentina 3-1 Mexico: Carlos Tevez Double Sends Albiceleste Into Quarter-Finals

Posted Monday, June 28, 2010 by Goal.com

Argentina will face Germany in the World Cup quarter-finals after the South Americans overcame Mexico 3-1 in Johannesburg tonight. Carlos Tevez headed home controversially after 26 minutes, appearing to do so from an offside position, before Gonzalo Higuain struck a second. Tevez hit a beautiful third in the second half before Javier Hernandez netted a consolation. As expected, Juan Sebastian ...Full Story »

Tevez inspires Argentina win

Posted Monday, June 28, 2010 by PA

Two goals by Carlos Tevez - one hugely-controversial and the other a wonderful strike - sent Argentina through to the World Cup quarter-finals with a 3-1 victory over Mexico. The offside rule states there should be two players between the striker and the goal - there was not even one when Lionel Messi's ball found Tevez's head, and then the net to put Diego Maradona's side in front. Mexi...Full Story »

Argentina march on

Posted Monday, June 28, 2010 by PA

Two goals by Carlos Tevez - one hugely-controversial and the other a wonderful strike - sent Argentina through to the quarter-finals with a 3-1 win against a spirited Mexico side. On a day to forget for match officials, the Manchester City striker benefited from an offside decision blunder that was so blatant it ranked alongside the one that denied Frank Lampard in the England game four hours p...Full Story »

Gerrard anticipates changes

Posted Monday, June 28, 2010 by PA

Skipper Steven Gerrard expects there to be changes in the England squad for the Euro 2012 campaign but he has urged Fabio Capello to remain as manager. The chances of the so called 'Golden Generation' to win a major tournament may have ended after England were beaten 4-1 in their World Cup second round match by Germany in Bloemfontein. The likes of Gerrard, John Terry, Frank Lampard and Emile H...Full Story »

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