Algeria - World Cup 2010

Algeria - World Cup 2010

USA 1 - 0 Algeria: Donovan left in tears after dramatic US win

UNITED States hero Landon Donovan wiped away the tears as he reflected on his last-gasp winner against Algeria, saying it made him believe there was "good in the world" following a difficult time for him personally.

USA 1 - 0 Algeria: Late Donovan winner sends US above England in Group C

LANDON DONOVAN struck an injury-time winner as the United States sensationally progressed through to the last 16 of the World Cup with a deserved win over Algeria, who crash out.

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USA out to boost football's profile in their homeland against Algeria

UNITED STATES captain Carlos Bocanegra is viewing today's crunch showdown against Algeria as not only a chance to reach the last 16 of the World Cup but also to win the team some new fans back home.

England 0 - 0 Algeria: As flat as the table mountain

ENGLAND'S misfiring players were forced to defend the supporters' right to boo them despite team-mate Wayne Rooney lashing out at the travelling fans.

World Cup preview: Algeria v England

ALGERIA midfielder Hassan Yebda hopes his team-mates can draw strength from the legendary Battle of Algiers when they take on England tonight.

World Cup 2010: Madjid Bougherra agrees Jabulani ball is a problem

ALGERIA defender Madjid Bougherra admits players are struggling to get to grips with playing with the World Cup ball at altitude.

Madjid Bougherra hoping to further rattle England

RANGERS defender Madjid Bougherra believes all the pressure is on England ahead of Algeria's Group C encounter in Cape Town on Friday.

World Cup preview: Algeria boss unimpressed

ALGERIA coach Rabah Saadane was not impressed by either England or the United States in their opening draw in Group C but knows both will pose tough tests for his side.

Algeria 0 - 1 Slovenia: Needless red card and goalkeeper's gaffe aid Eastern Europeans

ALGERIA coach Rabah Saadane refused to blame goalkeeper Faouzi Chaouchi for the blunder which handed Slovenia their first points at a World Cup with a 1-0 Group C win in Polokwane.

World Cup 2010: Algeria raise the bar for homegrown heroes

NOT UNTIL lunchtime today does this World Cup complete one of its truly dramatic arcs.

Madjid Bougherra relishes big test

RANGERS defender Madjid Bougherra believes his experience in British football will help keep the likes of Wayne Rooney at bay when Algeria meet England next week.

Algeria skipper out after loss of form

ALGERIA captain Yazid Mansouri has been dropped from the team for their World Cup opener against Slovenia on Sunday.

World Cup preview: USA v Algeria

Group C Kick off: 15:00 Date: 23 June, 2010 Loftus Versfeld Stadium, Pretoria BBC

World Cup preview: England v Algeria

Group C Kick off: 19:30 Date: 18 June, 2010 Green Point Stadium, Cape Town ITV

World Cup preview: Algeria v Slovenia

Group C Kick off: 12:30 Date: 13 June, 2010 Peter Mokaba Stadium, Polokwane BBC

Bougherra ready to make up for Algeria's lost time

THE distance between Algeria and South Africa is 6,891 kilometres.

Bougherra comes through UAE test

RANGERS defender Madjid Bougherra safely came through Algeria's final warm-up match on Saturday, leaving coach Rabah Saadane believing England's Group C rivals are a step closer to where they want to be for the World Cup.

World Cup 2010 team guide and squad: Algeria

Algeria, known as the Desert Foxes, are capable of playing fast, attacking football, but are also prone to collapsing spectacularly, as they did against rivals Egypt in this year's Africa Cup of Nations.

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