Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

50 Players to Watch at the World Cup (25-1) 6

50 Players to Watch at the World Cup (25-1)

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There are just 39 days before the event of the year, the World Cup, kicks-off in South Africa. Continuing on our series listing the top fifty players to keep an eye out for, we finally reach the final half as names get bigger, better and more familiar. Issue one, #50-#38 >>> Issue two, #37-#26 >>> […]

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50 Players to Watch at the World Cup #2

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A little later then expected, here is part two of BPF’s Top 50 players to watch out for at the World Cup. Making an appearance in this section of the list is a marauding Brazilian full-back, a Serbian making waves around Europe, one of Chile’s biggest emerging talents and a rising star of English football. […]

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50 Players to Watch at the World Cup

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With an astonishing 89 days before South Africa and Mexico kick-off the 19th World Cup in Johannesburg on June 11th, BPF hand pick fifty players everyone will have to keep an eye out for in a four-part series. From some of the world’s top players, to some emerging talent, to some national favourites, these fifty […]

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Kiwis book ticket to South Africa

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A goal from Plymouth Argyle striker Rory Fallon has sent New Zealand to the World Cup for the first time since 1982 as they overcame Bahrain 1-0 on aggregate in a playoff today. With the sides level at 0-0 after the first leg, Fallon sent the Wellington crowd wild with a headed goal in the […]

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Perreira returns to Bafana Bafana

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World Cup winning coach Carlos Alberto Parreira has returned to the helm at South Africa following Monday’s departure from the post of Joel Santana. Perreira, who guided Brazil to glory in 1994, left the job 18 months ago but has been pursuaded to return to help end a slump that has seen the World Cup […]

Lawrence strike enough to see off SA 0

Lawrence strike enough to see off SA

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A stunning Liam Lawrence free kick was enough to give the Republic of Ireland a 1-0 victory over South Africa in a friendly at Limerick’s Thomond Park last night. Stoke City midfielder Lawrence struck his first international goal in the 35th minute to complete a good week for Giovanni Trapattoni’s side following Saturday’s 2-1 win […]