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Scholes hints at WC regret
Manchester United star Paul Scholes has admitted he may have made the wrong decision in turning down the chance to come out of international retirement to represent England at World Cup 2010. The 35-year-old revealed, however, that a call directly from Fabio Capello may have made a difference...
Blanc fires French failures
The French Football Federation has backed Laurent Blanc's proposal to drop all 23 members of France's World Cup 2010 for the upcoming friendly against Norway. Following the debacle in South Africa, Blanc has moved to quickly assert his authority upon the under-fire squad...
England index ratings removed
The Capello Index website have removed the highly controversial England player ratings following stark criticism. It had been alleged that Three Lions boss Fabio Capello had scored his players based on their World Cup performances but the Capello Index website have denied this was the case...
Heskey quits England
Aston Villa and England striker Emile Heskey has announced his retirement from international football after collecting 62 caps and scoring seven goals over an 11-year career. The 32-year-old cut an unpopular figure with some supporters, but played in two World Cups for his country...
How Spain defeated the world
After Spain won the World Cup for the first time in their history following a 1-0 victory over the Netherlands on Sunday, Goal.com looks back at how Vicente del Bosque's team recovered from the shock defeat to Switzerland in their first group game to go on and win the tournament in South Africa...
Messi better than Forlan at WC
Spain's World Cup-winning coach Vicente del Bosque has claimed that Argentina's Lionel Messi deserved to win the Golden Ball ahead of Uruguay's Diego Forlan. Atletico Madrid striker Forlan claimed the award after an outstanding tournament although Del Bosque "preferred" Messi...
Players to blame for exit
David Beckham has rushed to the defence of beleguered England manager Fabio Capello during a question and answer session. Beckham defended Capello and placed the blame for England’s performance in the hands of the players before he ruled out any future in management...
The current Spain boss has announced he is looking to take on more of an ambassadorial role for the country's football federation following the tournament in Brazil
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