2014 WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

  • Chilean coach Borghi fired after friendly loss November 15, 2012

    Santiago: Claudio Borghi, coach of Chilean national football team, was fired after his team lost 13 to Serbia in an international friendly played in St Gallen, Switzerland. The bitter loss on Wednesday was just the last straw, as the 48yearold lost his job mainly because of the team's poor performance...
  • Venezuela stun Argentina in World Cup qualifier October 12, 2011

    Caracas: Even a draw would have been momentous, but Venezuela went a step further by beating Argentina 10 in a World Cup qualifier for their first ever win over the South American heavyweights. Venezuela, no longer the whipping boys of South American soccer, had lost all 18 of their previous matches...
  • I can't win matches alone, Messi tells Argentina October 5, 2011

    Buenos Aires: Lionel Messi is trying to ease the pressure on himself ahead of Argentina's upcoming World Cup qualifiers, saying on Tuesday that he can't win matches all on his own. The Barcelona star made the comments on his arrival in Buenos Aires before Friday's game at home to Chile and...
  • Australia, Japan win in 2014 WC qualifiers September 3, 2011

    Auckland: Australia and Japan left it late on Friday as they began their bid to reach the 2014 World Cup in Brazil with narrow home victories over lowly ranked opposition. After receiving byes in the opening two rounds of Asian qualifying after reaching last year's World Cup finals, both looked rusty...
  • WC qualifier: India face uphill task against UAE July 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Their newfound confidence having suffered a huge beating after their 03 loss in the away match, India face an uphill task to advance to the next stage of the 2014 World Cup football qualifiers as they take on United Arab Emirates here on Thursday. India had beaten Qatar in...