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McCarthy moves to West Ham on quiet transfer deadline dayupdated: Mon Feb 01 2010 17:21:00

South Africa striker Benni McCarthy has been given the chance to win back his international place ahead of this year's World Cup after joining English club West Ham on a comparatively quiet final day of football's January transfer window.

Mancini confirms Robinho loan possibleupdated: Tue Jan 26 2010 14:27:00

Manchester City manager Robert Mancini has confirmed that the English Premier League side are in negotiations with two Brazilian clubs over a loan move for Robinho.

Fabregas spoils Coyle's Bolton debutupdated: Sun Jan 17 2010 14:41:00

Arsenal moved to within three points of leaders Chelsea at the top of the English Premier League after Cesc Fabregas inspired them to a 2-0 victory at Bolton to spoil new manager Owen Coyle's first match in charge.

World Cup profile: Benni McCarthyupdated: Fri Dec 04 2009 10:34:00

As hosts of the largest carnival in world football, the pressure is on for South Africa's national football team to ignite the imagination of local fans by performing well at the 2010 World Cup.

Join the live World Cup draw Skype chatupdated: Thu Dec 03 2009 04:37:00

The 19th FIFA World Cup kicks off in South Africa on June 11 next year and this Friday sees the all important draw take place at the International Convention Center in Cape Town.

Chelsea tumble out of League Cupupdated: Wed Dec 02 2009 18:08:00

Premier League leaders Chelsea crashed out of the English League Cup on penalties after twice coming from a goal down to tie 3-3 after extra time against Blackburn at Ewood Park.

SI.com: Tim Vickery: Parreira brings serious soccer back to South Africaupdated: Tue Oct 27 2009 16:45:00

With less than eight months until the 2010 World Cup, the South African national team has made a change. Joel Santana was removed as coach and replaced by fellow Brazilian Carlos Alberto Parreira, who had resigned some 18 months earlier.

Everton teenager Gosling sinks Liverpoolupdated: Thu Feb 05 2009 08:46:00

Everton teenage substitute Dan Gosling struck with two minutes left of extra time to sink 10-man Merseyside rivals Liverpool in their FA Cup fourth round replay at Goodison Park.

Mido penalty halts Liverpool title chargeupdated: Wed Jan 28 2009 17:39:00

Liverpool's Premier League title challenge took a heavy blow as Egyptian striker Mido scored a late penalty on his debut to give Wigan a 1-1 draw on Wednesday.

Own goal lifts Aston Villa into third placeupdated: Sat Dec 20 2008 15:05:00

Aston Villa moved into the top three of the Premier League after a slice of good fortune earned them a narrow 1-0 victory at West Ham.

Tevez scores four as United reach semisupdated: Thu Dec 04 2008 06:32:00

Manchester United stormed into the Carling Cup semifinals in style as Carlos Tevez helped himself to four goals in a thrilling 5-3 victory over Blackburn at Old Trafford.

Santa Cruz signs new Blackburn contractupdated: Fri Aug 22 2008 14:12:00

In-demand Blackburn striker Roque Santa Cruz has committed himself to the Premier League club by signing a new four-year contract.

McCarthy signs new deal with Blackburnupdated: Fri Apr 25 2008 11:32:00

Striker Benni McCarthy has agreed a new three-year contract with Premier League side Blackburn Rovers.

McCarthy is spot on for Blackburnupdated: Sun Feb 24 2008 15:05:00

South African international Benni McCarthy converted two penalties as Blackburn Rovers beat neighbors Bolton 4-1 in the English Premier League on Sunday

Green rescues point for West Ham updated: Sun Nov 25 2007 13:14:00

Robert Green made amends for the mistake which led to Tottenham's equalizer as he salvaged a 1-1 draw for West Ham with an injury-time penalty save in their Premier League clash at Upton Park on Sunday.

Arsenal stay on top of Premiershipupdated: Sat Oct 20 2007 14:51:00

Goals from Kolo Toure and Tomas Rosicky gave Arsenal their 13th win in 14 games this season, 2-0 at home to strugglers Bolton on Saturday, and kept the Gunners on top of the English Premier League with 25 points from nine games.

Blackburn sign Bayern Munich starupdated: Sat Jul 28 2007 05:03:00

Blackburn have signed Paraguay international striker Roque Santa Cruz from Bayern Munich.

Defoe ends Blackburn's UEFA dreamsupdated: Thu May 10 2007 18:04:00

A second-half equaliser from Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe ended Blackburn's hopes of a direct route entry into next season's UEFA Cup.

Chelsea hit four to stay on courseupdated: Wed Apr 18 2007 17:04:00

Two spectacular goals from England winger Shaun Wright-Phillips kept Chelsea firmly on Manchester United's heels after a 4-1 win over West Ham United at Upton Park on Wednesday.

Late McCarthy strike sinks Arsenalupdated: Wed Feb 28 2007 18:00:00

Benni McCarthy's goal three minutes from time sent Blackburn Rovers into the quarterfinals of the FA Cup with a 1-0 win over Arsenal on Wednesday.

Feyenoord on a UEFA Cup tight-ropeupdated: Tue Dec 12 2006 05:34:00

Feyenoord will be walking a tight-rope in more ways than one when they face Wisla Krakow of Poland in their decisive UEFA Cup Group E match in Rotterdam on Wednesday.

UEFA uphold Mijailovic suspensionupdated: Wed Nov 01 2006 08:04:00

UEFA have rejected an appeal by Wisla Krakow's Nikola Mijailovic against his five-match ban for racially abusing Blackburn Rovers striker Benni McCarthy.

UEFA ban Mijailovic for five gamesupdated: Thu Oct 26 2006 12:50:00

UEFA have banned Wisla Krakow defender Nikola Mijailovic for five matches after he racially abused Blackburn Rovers striker Benni McCarthy, European football's governing body has said.

UEFA to investigate McCarthy abuseupdated: Fri Oct 20 2006 05:05:00

UEFA will look into allegations that Blackburn Rovers's South African striker Benni McCarthy was racially abused during their UEFA Cup win at Wisla Krakow on Thursday.

Solskjaer double as United go topupdated: Sun Oct 01 2006 12:03:00

Manchester United went back to the top of the Premier League as comeback striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer found his old scoring instincts with both goals in a 2-0 beating of Newcastle on Sunday.

Chelsea survive Ballack dismissalupdated: Sun Sep 17 2006 10:43:00

Chelsea hung on for a fiery 1-0 Premier League win over Liverpool, despite having Germany captain Michael Ballack sent off for stamping on Mohamed Sissoko in the 51st minute at Stamford Bridge.

McCarthy finalizes Blackburn moveupdated: Fri Jul 28 2006 05:16:00

Blackburn Rovers have signed South Africa striker Benni McCarthy from Porto, the Premier League club said on Friday.

McCarthy on his way to Blackburnupdated: Tue Jul 25 2006 06:47:00

FC Porto striker Benni McCarthy is close to signing for English Premiership side Blackburn Rovers on a three-year deal.

Tunisia clinch quarterfinal placeupdated: Thu Jan 26 2006 16:00:00

Brazilian-born striker Francileudo Dos Santos steered holders Tunisia into the African Nations Cup quarterfinals with a 2-0 win over South Africa.

Venables eyes South African postupdated: Sun Jan 15 2006 14:16:00

Former England manager Terry Venables is among 50 applicants to coach 2010 World Cup hosts South Africa, according to reports in Johannesburg.

Seven newcomers in S African squadupdated: Sat Jan 07 2006 16:11:00

South Africa have included seven uncapped players in their squad for the African Nations Cup finals.

Porto restore four-point advantageupdated: Fri Dec 23 2005 10:43:00

Porto have restored their four-point lead in the Portuguese Premier League after a 2-0 win over Vitoria Guimaraes in the last games before the Christmas break.

Porto win revives qualifying hopesupdated: Wed Oct 19 2005 17:39:00

First-half goals gave Porto a 2-0 win over Inter Milan on Wednesday that kept alive their hopes of qualifying for the knockout stages of the Champions League.

Porto coach wants to keep McCarthyupdated: Sat Jul 02 2005 07:29:00

New Porto coach Co Adriaanse is hoping that disgruntled South African striker Benni McCarthy will stay on with the club.

McCarthy keeps Porto in Championsupdated: Tue Dec 07 2004 16:45:00

Benni McCarthy struck four minutes from time to give Porto a 2-1 Group H win over Chelsea and send the title holders into the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday.

Beto delivers a setback for Portoupdated: Sat Dec 04 2004 06:49:00

Porto suffered a setback ahead of Tuesday's Champions League match with Chelsea when they lost 1-0 at home to Beira Mar in the Portuguese League.

McCarthy keeps Porto hopes aliveupdated: Wed Nov 24 2004 14:32:00

South African striker Benni McCarthy threw Porto's Champions League hopes a lifeline on Wednesday when he earned the holders a 1-0 win at CSKA Moscow.

Chelsea overpower champions Portoupdated: Wed Sep 29 2004 17:02:00

Jose Mourinho's new club Chelsea defeated his old side Porto 3-1 to leave the European champions with an uphill battle to qualify from Group H of the Champions League.

Morientes aims to deny Porto prizeupdated: Tue May 25 2004 04:08:00

Striker Fernando Morientes aims to put the finishing touch to his superb season when French side Monaco face Porto in Wednesday's Champions League final.

Deportivo pumped up for final bidupdated: Mon May 03 2004 07:26:00

Deportivo Coruna are in a "state of euphoria" going into their most important match when they host Porto in Tuesday's Champions League semifinal return.

Deportivo, Porto expect tough tieupdated: Tue Apr 20 2004 14:01:00

Deportivo Coruna coach Javier Irureta is calling for a resolute performance from his players ahead of Wednesday's Champions League semifinal first leg with Porto.

Maniche double eases Porto throughupdated: Wed Apr 07 2004 16:57:00

Maniche Ribeiro scored twice to ease Porto into the Champions League semi-finals with a 2-2 draw in Lyon.

Lyon aim to put pressure on Portoupdated: Tue Apr 06 2004 07:33:00

Lyon are determined to make up for a disappointing first leg performance when they attempt to chase down Porto's two goal lead in the second leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Wednesday.

Porto seize advantage against Lyonupdated: Tue Mar 23 2004 17:01:00

Goals from Deco Souza and Ricardo Carvalho gave Porto a 2-0 win at home to Lyon, putting them on course to reach the Champions League semifinals.

Mourinho warns against complacencyupdated: Mon Mar 22 2004 14:25:00

Porto coach Jose Mourinho is fighting injuries and the threat of complacency as his side prepare to face Lyon in Tuesday's Champions League quarterfinal first leg.

Porto sink United with late strikeupdated: Tue Mar 09 2004 17:12:00

A last minute Costinha goal earned Porto a 1-1 draw at Manchester United to send the English champions crashing out of the Champions League.

McCarthy brace sinks 10-man Unitedupdated: Wed Feb 25 2004 17:07:00

South African Benni McCarthy struck two superb goals to give Porto a 2-1 comeback win over 10-man Manchester United in the Champions League's first knockout round.

South Africa suspend coach Mashabaupdated: Wed Jan 07 2004 14:11:00

South African preparations for this month's African Nations Cup have been thrown into turmoil with the suspension of coach Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba.

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