Mexico - World Cup 2010

Mexico - World Cup 2010

Coach Aguirre quits Mexico after 'failure'

JAVIER Aguirre has quit as Mexico coach, three days after the national team was knocked out of the World Cup in a 3-1 loss to Argentina in the round of 16. It marked the fifth straight time that Mexico has been eliminated in the second round of the World Cup.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter apologises over Lampard 'goal'

FIFA president Sepp Blatter today said he had apologised to the Football Association over Frank Lampard's disallowed 'goal' and revealed the governing body would look again at goal-line technology.

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Argentina 3 - 1 Mexico: Carlos Tevez double sees Maradona's men march past raging Mexico

TWO goals by Carlos Tevez – one hugely-controversial and the other a wonderful strike – sent Argentina through to the quarter-finals against a spirited Mexico side.

Mexico still bear grudge from 2006

MEXICO will get the chance to erase a four-year-old grudge against Argentina tomorrow.

Quality time with Maradona pays off, says Goycochea

FORMER Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Goycochea has pointed to the time spent together by Diego Maradona's side in recent weeks as the main reason for the dramatic change in fortune for the nation.

Mexico 0 - 1 Uruguay: Uruguay and Mexico go through

OSCAR Tabarez expects his Uruguay side to be tough opponents for whoever they may meet in the next round of the World Cup after sealing their passage with a 1-0 victory over Mexico.

Mexico 0 - 1 Uruguay: Suarez strike puts Uruguay through to second stage

A first-half goal from Luis Suarez was enough to help Uruguay secure top spot in Group A and progress into the last 16 of the World Cup after a close victory over Mexico, who also qualified.

Aguirre insists Mexico want a win

MEXICO coach Javier Aguirre has stressed the importance of winning tonight's Group A match against Uruguay and insists his side will not settle for a draw that would take both teams through.

France 0 - 2 Mexico: 'Shameful' France heading for exit after Mexico defeat

FRANCE winger Florent Malouda admits his side's defeat to Mexico in Group A last night was "shameful", while defender Patrice Evra reacted to the loss by saying he feels France has become "a small football nation, and it hurts".

World Cup daily: Thursday 16 June

Argentina look to extend their winning run at the World Cup, Nigeria hope to bounce back against Greece, while struggling France face Mexico in the evening match.

France 0 - 2 Mexico: Feeble France felled by Mexico

NEW Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez enhanced his burgeoning reputation with the opening goal as Mexico took a significant step towards qualification from Group A and hastened France's early exit at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane.

Mokoena's relief as hosts earn opening draw

AARON MOKOENA is relieved to have got South Africa's opening match of the World Cup out of the way, insisting the result against Mexico must not be underestimated.

South Africa 1 - 1 Mexico: Marquez gatecrashes the South African party

RAFAEL Marquez denied hosts South Africa a dream start to the World Cup with his goal 11 minutes from time earning Mexico a deserved draw at Soccer City.

South Africa 1 - 1 Mexico, match report

RAFAEL MARQUEZ denied hosts South Africa a dream start to the World Cup with his goal 11 minutes from time earning Mexico a deserved draw at Soccer City.

Mokoena insists host side ready for Mexico opener

SOUTH AFRICA captain Aaron Mokoena is adamant his side will be nerveless when they open the World Cup in Johannesburg later today.

Parreira warns hosts to beware of Mexico

CARLOS Alberto Parreira has warned his South Africa side of the threat posed by what he describes as "the most daring team" at the World Cup ahead of their showdown with Mexico at Soccer City today.

Mexico defeat lacklustre Italy

GOALS from Carlos Vela and second-half substitute Alberto Medina helped Mexico consign world champions Italy to a 2-1 friendly defeat in Brussels.

World cup preview: Mexico v Uruguay

Group A Kick-off: 15:00 Date: 22 June, 2010 Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Rustenburg ITV

World Cup preview: France v Mexico

Group A France v Mexico Kick off: 19:30 Date: 17 June, 2010 Peter Mokaba Stadium, Polokwane (BBC)

World Cup preview: South Africa v Mexico

Group A Kick off: 3pm (GMT) Date: 11 JUNE 2010 Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg (ITV)

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