the 2006 World Cup

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Herald Sun
100 ‘proud to be Aussie’ sports momentsAustralian Open and restores order with a four-set win. WITH Australia in a pe
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
Australian Open and restores order with a four-set win. WITH Australia in a penalty shootout with Uruguay for a spot in the 2006 World Cup, up stepped John Aloisi to slot home the shot that took us to Germany. GEORGE Bugden did his profession... Read more
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heraldscotland
Stewart Fisher: Why can't Brendan Rodgers manage Scotland as well as Celtic?tell the tale, bringing the curtain down on his four years as manager PSV Eindh
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
tell the tale, bringing the curtain down on his four years as manager PSV Eindhoven with a year in charge of Australia. At the 2006 World Cup, he took the Aussies further than Scotland have ever gone, all the way to a knockout defeat courtesy of an... Read more
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give me sport
Gianluigi Buffon names the three best players he's ever faced - then names a fourthjust how much he's achieved. Ten Serie A titles, three Copa Italias, five Supe
give me sport / Posted 2 days ago
just how much he's achieved. Ten Serie A titles, three Copa Italias, five Supercoppa Italianas and, let's not forget, the 2006 World Cup with Italy. Winning the Champions League would be the pièce de résistance in Buffon's trophy cabinet and... Read more
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The Hindu
Oranje peeled: end of an era in Dutch footballSneijder, Rafael van der Vaart and John Heitinga were selected in the team. Alo
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Sneijder, Rafael van der Vaart and John Heitinga were selected in the team. Along with Robin van Persie (who would make the 2006 World cup squad) and Ruud van Nistelrooy (who was one footballing generation older), they would take the Netherlands... Read more
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soccernews
Nonsense! Critics won´t force Postecoglou out says Socceroos great Moorechampionship-winning head coach Graham Arnold, who oversaw a brief and unsucces
soccernews / Posted 3 days ago
championship-winning head coach Graham Arnold, who oversaw a brief and unsuccessful period in charge of Australia following the 2006 World Cup, has already emerged as a frontrunner to replace Postecoglou. But Moore – who has called for a unified... Read more
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The World Game
Critics won't force Postecoglou out, says Socceroos great Moorechampionship-winning head coach Graham Arnold, who oversaw a brief and unsucces
The World Game / Posted 3 days ago
championship-winning head coach Graham Arnold, who oversaw a brief and unsuccessful period in charge of Australia following the 2006 World Cup, has already emerged as a frontrunner to replace Postecoglou. But Moore – who has called for a unified... Read more
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Soccer Way
Nonsense! Critics won´t force Postecoglou out says Socceroos great Moore championship-winning head coach Graham Arnold, who oversaw a brief and unsucces
Soccer Way / Posted 3 days ago
championship-winning head coach Graham Arnold, who oversaw a brief and unsuccessful period in charge of Australia following the 2006 World Cup, has already emerged as a frontrunner to replace Postecoglou. But Moore – who has called for a unified... Read more
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dna
US coach Bruce Arena resigns after World Cup failure, federation chief Sunil Gulati staysUS coach after two losses to begin qualifying. Arena, who guided the US team in
dna / Posted 5 days ago
US coach after two losses to begin qualifying. Arena, who guided the US team into the 2002 World Cup quarter-finals and at the 2006 World Cup, said missing the finals was a "major setback". "Everyone involved in the program gave everything they... Read more
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give me sport
What happened when Zinedine Zidane, in his prime, turned up at a 5-a-side matchlegend bowed out of professional football in disgrace following his red card fo
give me sport / Posted 5 days ago
legend bowed out of professional football in disgrace following his red card for headbutting Italy’s Marco Materazzi in the 2006 World Cup final. But despite that, there’s no doubt that ‘Zizou’ is one of the best footballers in history, right... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Arena resigns as manager of U.S. men's teamteam shot to fourth from 19th in the FIFA world rankings but Arena’s contract w
Reuters Sports News / Posted 5 days ago
team shot to fourth from 19th in the FIFA world rankings but Arena’s contract was not renewed after a first-round exit from the 2006 World Cup in Germany. After the United States got the final round of qualifying in the North American and Caribbean... Read more
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Gulf News
The history of Arab nations at the World Cupfinished bottom of their group losing to Germany 8-0, Cameroon 1-0 and the Repu
Gulf News / Posted 5 days ago
finished bottom of their group losing to Germany 8-0, Cameroon 1-0 and the Republic of Ireland 3-0. 2006 – Qualified for the 2006 World Cup in Germany after topping their second round Afc group (bypassed first round) ahead of Turkmenistan,... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Yorke sees win over US as morale booster for T&Ta still a lot more work to be done to take the team forward into future campaig
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
a still a lot more work to be done to take the team forward into future campaigns starting with Qatar 2022. The captain of the 2006 World Cup team spoke following the news of T&T’s win which pushed the team to six points but left them at the bottom... Read more
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The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
U.S. men’s soccer fails when it matters most – The Johns Hopkins NewsArena was coach, the team was ranked as high as fourth in the world, but he was
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter / Posted 6 days ago
Arena was coach, the team was ranked as high as fourth in the world, but he was fired after a lackluster performance in the 2006 World Cup. The hope was that he could work the same magic to turn the team around this time as well. Initially, the... Read more
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The World Game
We put Jesus on a cross, now everyone worships him - Milicevic defends under-fire PostecoglouSplit star Milicevic – an eight-time Socceroo who was part of the squad that be
The World Game / Posted 7 days ago
Split star Milicevic – an eight-time Socceroo who was part of the squad that beat Uruguay on penalties to qualify for the 2006 World Cup – feels Postecoglou is targeted for being different, telling Omnisport: "For me he's been our best coach... Read more
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Goal.com
Socceroos news: Ljubo Milicevic defends game-changer Ange PostecoglouSplit star Milicevic – an eight-time Socceroo who was part of the squad that be
Goal.com / Posted 7 days ago
Split star Milicevic – an eight-time Socceroo who was part of the squad that beat Uruguay on penalties to qualify for the 2006 World Cup – feels Postecoglou is targeted for being different, telling Omnisport: "For me he's been our best coach... Read more
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soccernews
We put Jesus on a cross, now everyone worships him - Milicevic defends under-fire PostecoglouSplit star Milicevic – an eight-time Socceroo who was part of the squad that be
soccernews / Posted 7 days ago
Split star Milicevic – an eight-time Socceroo who was part of the squad that beat Uruguay on penalties to qualify for the 2006 World Cup – feels Postecoglou is targeted for being different, telling Omnisport: “For me he’s been our best coach... Read more
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Soccer Way
We put Jesus on a cross, now everyone worships him - Milicevic defends under-fire Postecoglou Split star Milicevic – an eight-time Socceroo who was part of the squad that be
Soccer Way / Posted 7 days ago
Split star Milicevic – an eight-time Socceroo who was part of the squad that beat Uruguay on penalties to qualify for the 2006 World Cup – feels Postecoglou is targeted for being different, telling Omnisport: "For me he's been our best coach... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Aloisi: ’Roos culture needs Aussie coachCup qualification only to quit soon after, and Brazilian Luiz Felipe Scolari,
Adelaide Now / Posted 7 days ago
Cup qualification only to quit soon after, and Brazilian Luiz Felipe Scolari, However, Aloisi, who played under Hiddink at the 2006 World Cup, was adamant an Australian coach was needed for the Socceroos. “We (Australian coaches) know the culture... Read more
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Herald Sun
Aloisi: ’Roos culture needs Aussie coachCup qualification only to quit soon after, and Brazilian Luiz Felipe Scolari,
Herald Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Cup qualification only to quit soon after, and Brazilian Luiz Felipe Scolari, However, Aloisi, who played under Hiddink at the 2006 World Cup, was adamant an Australian coach was needed for the Socceroos. “We (Australian coaches) know the culture... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aloisi: ’Roos culture needs Aussie coachCup qualification only to quit soon after, and Brazilian Luiz Felipe Scolari,
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Cup qualification only to quit soon after, and Brazilian Luiz Felipe Scolari, However, Aloisi, who played under Hiddink at the 2006 World Cup, was adamant an Australian coach was needed for the Socceroos. “We (Australian coaches) know the culture... Read more
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News.com.au
Aloisi: ’Roos culture needs Aussie coachCup qualification only to quit soon after, and Brazilian Luiz Felipe Scolari,
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
Cup qualification only to quit soon after, and Brazilian Luiz Felipe Scolari, However, Aloisi, who played under Hiddink at the 2006 World Cup, was adamant an Australian coach was needed for the Socceroos. John Aloisi (L) wants an Australian coach... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Aloisi: ’Roos culture needs Aussie coachCup qualification only to quit soon after, and Brazilian Luiz Felipe Scolari,
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
Cup qualification only to quit soon after, and Brazilian Luiz Felipe Scolari, However, Aloisi, who played under Hiddink at the 2006 World Cup, was adamant an Australian coach was needed for the Socceroos. “We (Australian coaches) know the culture... Read more
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Daily Mail
Eriksson receives pay-out from 'Fake Sheikh' sting on him in 2006if England won the World Cup in Germany later that year. The FA announced with
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
if England won the World Cup in Germany later that year. The FA announced within weeks that he would leave his job after the 2006 World Cup. Though the governing body later denied that the sting had played a part, Eriksson - who has been out of... Read more
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WA Today
180 minutes left to decide Australia's World Cup fateare not the team of the golden generation – very few of the current squad would
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
are not the team of the golden generation – very few of the current squad would even get into the party that went to the 2006 World Cup, and it's hard to see any, save perhaps Mooy, getting into the starting line-up, so a measure of realistic... Read more
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Goal.com
Arturo Vidal to remain with Chile after World Cup eliminationOctober 11, 2017However, despite the heartbreak of failing to qualify for the f
Goal.com / Posted 7 days ago
October 11, 2017However, despite the heartbreak of failing to qualify for the first time since the nation missed out on the 2006 World Cup, Vidal believes this group of players can bounce back. “It is tough. But this is not the end of anything.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Taylor Twellman eviscerates US after failing to qualify for World Cupagainst Panama during their world cup qualifying match on October of 2005. Amer
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
against Panama during their world cup qualifying match on October of 2005. America won 2-0 and ultimately qualified for the 2006 World Cup Two men suspected of stealing £60 from woman recovering from a stroke Asia Argento 'reenacts Weinstein... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Arnold: ‘I haven’t even thought about it’them the whole way because we need them to qualify for the good of the game.”
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
them the whole way because we need them to qualify for the good of the game.” Arnold was an assistant to Guus Hiddink at the 2006 World Cup and took over the role for a period after that tournament, guiding the team to the 2007 Asian Cup, where... Read more
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Herald Sun
Arnold: ‘I haven’t even thought about it’them the whole way because we need them to qualify for the good of the game.”
Herald Sun / Posted 7 days ago
them the whole way because we need them to qualify for the good of the game.” Arnold was an assistant to Guus Hiddink at the 2006 World Cup and took over the role for a period after that tournament, guiding the team to the 2007 Asian Cup, where... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Arnold: ‘I haven’t even thought about it’them the whole way because we need them to qualify for the good of the game.”
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
them the whole way because we need them to qualify for the good of the game.” Arnold was an assistant to Guus Hiddink at the 2006 World Cup and took over the role for a period after that tournament, guiding the team to the 2007 Asian Cup, where... Read more
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Goal.com
Messi can still become the hero for Argentina that he is for Barcelonaa huge and often unreasonable level of expectation in his Argentina career - es
Goal.com / Posted 8 days ago
a huge and often unreasonable level of expectation in his Argentina career - especially over the past five tournaments. At the 2006 World Cup, Messi was still young and appeared mainly as a substitute, not making it off the bench at all in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Former Manchester United stars pay tribute on Sir Bobby Charlton's 80th birthdayone of the most gifted players of this or any generation.”Charlton and Hurst po
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
one of the most gifted players of this or any generation.”Charlton and Hurst pose as they support England's bid for the 2006 World Cup (Image: Reuters)Denis Law “Bobby was simply one of the best players there has ever been. He had such a... Read more
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The World Game
Socceroos to meet Honduras in World Cup playoff2005 the Socceroos have had to play an inter-continental playoff when they defe
The World Game / Posted 8 days ago
2005 the Socceroos have had to play an inter-continental playoff when they defeated Uruguay on penalties to qualify for the 2006 World Cup. The games stand to be Ange Postecoglou's last as national head coach after news broke on Wednesday that... Read more
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The World Game
Socceroos to meet Honduras in World Cup play-offand Australia will now meet in November over two legs. This is the first time
The World Game / Posted 8 days ago
and Australia will now meet in November over two legs. This is the first time since 2005 the Socceroos have had to play an inter-continental playoff when they defeated Uruguay on penalties to qualify for the 2006 World Cup. MO... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
180 minutes left to decide Australia's World Cup fateare not the team of the golden generation – very few of the current squad would
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
are not the team of the golden generation – very few of the current squad would even get into the party that went to the 2006 World Cup, and it's hard to see any, save perhaps Mooy, getting into the starting line-up, so a measure of realistic... Read more
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The Age
180 minutes left to decide Australia's World Cup fateare not the team of the golden generation – very few of the current squad would
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
are not the team of the golden generation – very few of the current squad would even get into the party that went to the 2006 World Cup, and it's hard to see any, save perhaps Mooy, getting into the starting line-up, so a measure of realistic... Read more
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EuroNews
The famous faces helping to de-stigmatise mental healthfrom abandonment, to remind them that they’re not alone, and that they’re loved
EuroNews / Posted 8 days ago
from abandonment, to remind them that they’re not alone, and that they’re loved.” David Beckham In a TV interview ahead of the 2006 World Cup, David Beckham made a big leap in efforts to de-stigmatise Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by revealing that... Read more
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CTV News
Germany looking good to defend World Cup titlewho has steered Germany to the semifinals or better in every major tournament s
CTV News / Posted 10 days ago
who has steered Germany to the semifinals or better in every major tournament since he took over the top position after the 2006 World Cup. To help fine-tune for Russia, Germany has November friendlies lined up against England at Wembley... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Germany looking good to defend World Cup titlewho has steered Germany to the semifinals or better in every major tournament s
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
who has steered Germany to the semifinals or better in every major tournament since he took over the top position after the 2006 World Cup. To help fine-tune for Russia, Germany has November friendlies lined up against England at Wembley... Read more
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Island Packet
Germany looking good to defend World Cup titlewho has steered Germany to the semifinals or better in every major tournament s
Island Packet / Posted 10 days ago
who has steered Germany to the semifinals or better in every major tournament since he took over the top position after the 2006 World Cup. To help fine-tune for Russia, Germany has November friendlies lined up against England at Wembley... Read more
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FOX News
Australia aims to halt Syria's World Cup charge in Sydneymatch will be played on the ground where Australia beat Uruguay in an intercont
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
match will be played on the ground where Australia beat Uruguay in an intercontinental playoff to qualify for the 2006 World Cup and where it won the Asian Cup in 2015. Home fans will clamor for an Australian victory which will propel... Read more
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FOX News
Australia aims to halt Syria's World Cup charge in Sydneymatch will be played on the ground where Australia beat Uruguay in an intercont
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
match will be played on the ground where Australia beat Uruguay in an intercontinental playoff to qualify for the 2006 World Cup and where it won the Asian Cup in 2015. Home fans will clamor for an Australian victory which will propel... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Australia aims to halt Syria's World Cup charge in Sydneymatch will be played on the ground where Australia beat Uruguay in an intercont
The Middletown Press / Posted 10 days ago
match will be played on the ground where Australia beat Uruguay in an intercontinental playoff to qualify for the 2006 World Cup and where it won the Asian Cup in 2015. Home fans will clamor for an Australian victory which will propel... Read more
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Daily Mail
SVEN: Rooney deserved more love in an England shirtas England manager, I remember an expectation maybe even greater than it will b
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
as England manager, I remember an expectation maybe even greater than it will be for Gareth Southgate now. When we went to the 2006 World Cup finals in Germany, people were talking about the semi-finals or the final — and that was it. But it's... Read more
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metro
Andrea Pirlo hints at Antonio Conte reunion at Chelseawhen he retires from football at the end of the year.Germany boss Low delivers
metro / Posted 10 days ago
when he retires from football at the end of the year.Germany boss Low delivers Arsenal miserable Mustafi injury update The 2006 World Cup winner announced his decision to hang up his boots and he will leave the MLS after playing New York City’s... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Pirlo to retire at end of MLS campaignkeep myself in form playing golf and tennis." Pirlo, who has also played for I
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 11 days ago
keep myself in form playing golf and tennis." Pirlo, who has also played for Inter Milan and AC Milan as well as winning the 2006 World Cup with Italy, will be out of contract in December. He has been a fringe figure under Patrick Vieira this... Read more
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Daily Mail
England and 51 years of hurt: What must be done to change thingsTo say they don’t care is too easy.’ Hargreaves has experience of the lazy jib
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
To say they don’t care is too easy.’ Hargreaves has experience of the lazy jibe. Booed when he came on against Paraguay in the 2006 World Cup finals — he would prove to be England’s best player — he frequently attracted accusations that this... Read more
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Daily Mail
Stuart Pearce warns Gareth Southgate off allowing WAGs in Russiakeep the WAGs well away from the team environment or risk players losing focus.
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
keep the WAGs well away from the team environment or risk players losing focus. Pearce recalled how some players during the 2006 World Cup had even been phoned by their wives and told to come to their hotel so they could have a break from... Read more
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Goal.com
Mexico national team: El Tri set on finishing atop HexFour points would yield 22 during the round and match Mexico's highest-ever Hex
Goal.com / Posted 12 days ago
Four points would yield 22 during the round and match Mexico's highest-ever Hex total, achieved during qualification for the 2006 World Cup. Mexico is going all-out to reach those two milestones. "We’re not trying to equal or break records, but... Read more
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soccernews
Mourinho, Van Gaal, Dalglish – the managers who went back for morethree Serie A titles and the Champions League, while his second coming yielded
soccernews / Posted 12 days ago
three Serie A titles and the Champions League, while his second coming yielded two further top-flight titles. Having won the 2006 World Cup with Italy, he promptly left the role but came back in 2008. His attempt to guide his country to another... Read more
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Soccer Way
Mourinho, Van Gaal, Dalglish – the managers who went back for more three Serie A titles and the Champions League, while his second coming yielded
Soccer Way / Posted 12 days ago
three Serie A titles and the Champions League, while his second coming yielded two further top-flight titles. Having won the 2006 World Cup with Italy, he promptly left the role but came back in 2008. His attempt to guide his country to another... Read more
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