(WFI)- Sweden confirms it will not include Zlatan in its World Cup squad.
(WFI) Johan Cruyff, the man who brought the world Total Football, succumbs to lung cancer. Gerard Farek reports.
World-famous Brazilian footballers Cafu and Roberto Carlos will bring samba soccer to Holland next month after confirming they will play in the inaugural Laureus #KickOffForGood charity match between a Laureus All Stars side and a team of Real Madrid Legends.
June 14 – No FIFA explanation about empty seats at Spain-Holland… Brazil 2014 officials deny Manaus pitch in “bad shape” for England v Italy… FIFA warns fans about political banners.. Ban won’t affect Franz Beckenbauer TV role. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Salvador
June 13 – Alexandre Gallo, a close confidante of Brazil boss Luis Felipe Scolari, tells INSIDER the World Cup hosts can play better as he prepares for a crucial scouting role at today’s Spain v Holland match. Mark Bisson reports from Salvador
June 14 – Scenes from the opening week of Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine, including images from Germany’s 2-1 win over Holland and INSIDER photos of Warsaw’s stadium and fan zone.
June 9 – UEFA is studying video surveillance and security reports after a group of Russian fans attacked stewards in Wroclaw stadium following their team’s 4-1 demolition of Czech Republic… Racist abuse directed at Czech Republic’s only black player also tarnishes Russia’s impressive start. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Warsaw.
24/12/10 A Nigerian telecommunications company is up-in-arms over its loss of sponsorship rights to the country’s top soccer league… France strikers Thierry Henry and Nicolas Anelka resolve World Cup-related bonuses dispute… Sponsorship steady amid Dutch decline… MLS Colorado Rapids eye shirt sponsor. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
11/10/2010 Doubt has been cast on the viability of Cape Town’s Green Point Stadium, venue for the World Cup semi-final between Holland and Uruguay, after talks over a long-term lease with the current stadium operator collapsed.
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.