Concacaf · Oceania · Columns · World Cup 2010

Big test in LA for the All Whites

It won’t be simply in name and uniform that the Mexicans are expected to be more colourful, as their squad presents a wide range of attacking options which will test a makeshift New Zealand defence.

Africa · Asia · Concacaf · Europe · South America · World Cup 2010

Who’s out and who’s not in?

OK, let’s for a second skip past Argentina’s miraculous rescue from the list that follows. A quick look at who’s been eliminated so far offers few surprises, but the lists of potential eliminations includes a more than a few surprising names.

Argentina · Asia · Concacaf · Europe · South America · World Cup 2010

FIFA WC Qualifiers: Brazil is back, Asia’s nearly done and wins that don’t impress

A brief round-up of the weekend’s World Cup qualifiers as the journey on the road to South Africa continues. This weekend saw several teams clinch a spot in the finals. In Asia, Australia, Japan and South Korea are all set for a return engagement in the World Cup; while Netherlands become the first Europeans to clinch a place (with England close behind); and the South American picture gets a bit clearer with wins from Brazil and Argentina.