2014 World Cup Qualifiers

  • Chilean coach Borghi fired after friendly loss 15-11-2012 01:22 PM

    Santiago: Claudio Borghi, coach of Chilean national football team, was fired after his team lost 1-3 to Serbia in an international friendly played in St Gallen, Switzerland. The bitter loss on Wednesday was just the last straw, as the 48-year-old lost his job mainly because of the team's poor performance...
  • Venezuela stun Argentina in World Cup qualifier 12-10-2011 06:53 PM

    Caracas: Even a draw would have been momentous, but Venezuela went a step further by beating Argentina 1-0 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...
  • I can't win matches alone, Messi tells Argentina 05-10-2011 10:25 AM

    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...
  • Australia, Japan win in 2014 WC qualifiers 03-09-2011 09:19 AM

    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...
  • WC qualifier: India face uphill task against UAE 27-07-2011 06:41 PM

    New Delhi: Their new-found confidence having suffered a huge beating after their 0-3 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...