26/7/2010 World Football Insider rounds up the 10 things you need to know about the global football business today.
10/7/2010 The Netherlands meet Spain in the World Cup final on Sunday with both seeking to be crowned world champions for the first time. Brazil, host of the 2014 tournament, has launched its logo in Johannesburg. See photo gallery inside.
8/7/2010 FIFA president Sepp Blatter tells World Football INSIDER he is impressed with the new Brazil 2014 logo launched today. Brazilian football legend Pele was conspicuous by his absence from the grand unveiling. INSIDER editor Mark Bisson reports from Johannesburg.
2/7/10 Holland progress to the World Cup semi-finals, overturning a half-time deficit to beat favourites Brazil 2-1 in Port Elizabeth.
2/7/2010 Brazil coach Dunga reacts to criticism from Dutch legend Johan Cruyff ahead of quarter-final clash with Holland… Africa gets behind Ghana against Uruguay… Soccer City pitch benefits from lighting concept… Attendances beat expectations… South Korea World Cup bid concert… More inside. INSIDER editor Mark Bisson reports from Johannesburg.
30/6/10 FIFA president Sepp Blatter issues a stark warning to French politicians seeking answers to the country’s disastrous World Cup showing… Blunder referees sent home… Brazil not out just yet… World Cup set for lowest goals per game tally… Blatter on video technology.
29/6/2010 In a dramatic few days at World Cup 2010, Argentina beat Mexico to set up a mouth-watering quarter-final against Germany, who thrashed England 4-1. Last night, Brazil overwhelmed Chile to book a date with the Netherlands, conquerors of Slovakia. See our photo gallery inside.
9/6/2010 Five-time world champions Brazil and Sven Goran-Eriksson’s Ivory Coast are the latest countries profiled in our 32-team guide to the World Cup.
27/5/2010 Australia are the first of the 32 World Cup teams, bar the hosts, to touch down in South Africa. Brazil arrived Thursday morning. Organising committee chair Irvin Khoza says he is “very impressed by the Brazilian team”… Cape Town Stadium handed over… Blatter joins venue inspection tour… More tickets on sale… Opening ceremony singer dies.
Fabio Koff has been reelected president of Clube dos 13, the organization that represents Brazil’s biggest clubs, for a sixth term.