Artificial pitches for SWC?

2014-10-30 05:10

The SWC could be played on artificial pitches after FIFA defended its decision not to stage the 2015 women's tournament on grass.

Platini gets a word in over Qatar bid

2014-06-03 13:52

Michel Platini attacked a British newspaper for seeking to "tarnish" his reputation by linking the UEFA president to the Qatar SWC debacle.

Did dictators fix World Cups?

2013-04-25 21:50

Football's biggest prize may have twice been won with the help of dictators fixing matches for the host team.

Beer a hot potato at 2014 SWC

2012-03-21 18:16

The sale of beer in stadiums during the 2014 Soccer World Cup in Brazil has become a serious obstacle in the run-up to the event.

SWC sponsor extends deal

2011-10-25 18:34

Budweiser has extended its sponsorship of the Soccer World Cup through the 2018 edition in Russia and the 2022 event in Qatar.

Jordaan reveals SWC revenues

2011-06-01 10:53

CEO of SA's 2010 SWC LOC, Danny Jordaan, has revealed financial statements support the tournament’s success.

FIFA finalise 2010 SWC profits

2011-02-22 18:15

FIFA is preparing to reveal its total profit from the 2010 World Cup, and is deciding on qualification for the 2014 tournament.

Jordaan: 80% of stadiums fine

2010-10-06 19:40

SA does not plan to demolish any of its SWC stadiums nor will any of them turn into 'white elephants', Danny Jordaan has said.

Maradona loves Fidel Castro

2010-07-24 21:37

Diego Maradona has sent a message of love and admiration to former president Fidel Castro and promised to visit Cuba soon.

Bafana's next coach from SA

2010-04-26 21:57

A local coach will be appointed to succeed Brazilian Carlos Alberto Parreira after the World Cup, a top SAFA official has said.


Eduardo excited by SWC debut

2014-06-09 10:47

Croatia striker Eduardo admits the prospect of making his World Cup debut in Brazil is a dream come true.

Mexico may miss SWC

2013-10-09 09:31

Mexico's new coach Victor Manuel Vucetich must deliver a victory against Panama, or Mexico could fail to qualify for the SWC.

Platini renews Qatar SWC call

2012-12-29 11:00

UEFA's Michel Platini renewed his call for the 2022 SWC in Qatar to be switched to winter to avoid the heat of a Gulf summer.

Brazil overturn SWC booze ban

2011-12-07 14:18

Brazil will overturn a ban on alcoholic drinks at sports venues, drafting a bill to allow for their sale at 2014 SWC matches.

Letter exposes 1966 Germans

2011-10-05 18:15

Historians have found a letter indicating three members of West Germany's 1966 World Cup soccer team broke doping rules.

SWC 'a huge financial success'

2011-03-03 19:50

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has hailed Africa's first world cup, that took place in South Africa in 2010 as a huge financial success.

SWC cities: FIFA owe us money

2010-10-08 13:09

SA's SWC host cities say FIFA still owes them money, with one city manager threatening to "go to the next step" if not paid.

SWC fine for Dutch, Spain

2010-08-03 13:04

The Netherlands and Spain have been fined by FIFA for their players' poor discipline in a bad-tempered Soccer World Cup final.

SWC: Shootouts overdue

2010-06-29 12:36

You have to go back 24 years, to the 1986 tournament, for the last time there were no penalty shootouts in the SWC Round of 16.

Durban almost ready for SWC

2010-04-26 19:24

SWC preparations for the SA city of Durban are on schedule and everything for the tournament should be ready in two weeks.

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