USA - World Cup 2010

USA - World Cup 2010

USA 1 - 2 Ghana: Extra special Ghana fly the flag for Africa

GHANA kept the World Cup flag flying for Africa as they edged out the United States in extra time last night to reach the quarter-final for the first time in their history and provide some welcome relief for the tournament organisers.

Confident Bradley says his US side can to go all the way

UNITED STATES coach Bob Bradley insists his hard-working team can make history by going all the way to the World Cup final.

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USA 1 - 2 Ghana: Joy for Ghana as they defeat USA in extra time

ASAMOAH Gyan kept the African flag flying at the World Cup with a spectacular left-foot strike in extra-time to take Ghana through to their first quarter-final.

Obama boosts US belief they can reach final in South Africa

UNITED States coach Bob Bradley believes his team can go all the way to the World Cup final after receiving a team talk from President Barack Obama.

Maurice Edu hails unity and character of Americans

UNITED States midfielder Maurice Edu hailed his side's heart, unity and character following their late win over Algeria.

US hero Landon Donovan hailed for showing mental strength

UNITED STATES coach Bob Bradley lauded Landon Donovan's character following the midfielder's match-winning performance against Algeria.

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.

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.

Howard says US outcry 'pretty cool'

UNITED States goalkeeper Tim Howard has described public outrage over Maurice Edu's disallowed goal against Slovenia as "pretty cool".

Ref was wrong, says US coach

UNITED States coach Bob Bradley said that after watching a video of the controversial disallowed 'goal' in Friday's 2-2 draw with Slovenia he had no doubt the referee had got it wrong.

Slovenia 2 - 2 USA: Bradley's late leveller keeps the American dream alive

THE United States rescued their World Cup hopes with a second-half comeback against Slovenia yesterday.

Slovenia 2 - 2 United States: USA fight back but have late 'winner' disallowed

THE United States rescued their World Cup hopes with a second-half comeback against Slovenia at Ellis Park.

World Cup: USA to respect Slovenians

UNITED STATES captain Carlos Bocanegra is adamant his team will not be underestimating Slovenia just because they lack the Premier League household names possessed by the Americans' last World Cup opponents England.

Bradley says experience of Confederations Cup final will help US cope with pressure

UNITED States coach Bob Bradley says he and his team will take the lessons from the disappointment they suffered at Ellis Park just under a year ago as they prepare to face Slovenia in a match which they cannot afford to lose.

Latest gaffe puts Scotland's legacy of goalkeeping horrors in the shade

THE old joke about Scottish goalkeepers has been wearing thin for many years – partly, it must be said, due to Scotland not having appeared on a major stage since 1998 – and Saturday night's blunder by Robert Green should ensure that England football fans think twice before dredging up names such as Stewart Kennedy and Frank Haffey ever again.

England 1 - 1 USA: Calamity strikes as listless England give Americans gift-wrapped point

ROBERT Green was cast as the fall-guy after the England goalkeeper's blunder handed the United States a 1-1 draw in the teams' opening match of the World Cup finals, deflecting attention away from his team's failings in most other areas.

England 1 - 1 United States: England are caught Green handed

THE Scottish disease has headed south. England was once secure enough in its goalkeeping tradition to mock the very notion of keepers from Scotland, but no more.

World Cup daily: Saturday 12 June 2010

England's first clash of the World Cup against the USA dominates the headlines, but today also marks the start of the real testing ground for Diego Maradona as Argentina manager.

England 1 - 1 USA: Goalkeeping disaster spoils the party for England

ROBERT Green added his name to an unhappy list of calamity goalkeepers as he cost England victory over the United States.

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