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2006-06-24 13:26:56

By Erik Kirschbaum MUNICH (Reuters) - Hosts Germany became the first side to reach the World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday, sending Sweden packing in a 2-0 win in which the Swedes had a man sent off and missed a penalty.

2006-06-24 12:28:21

By Timothy Collings MUNICH (Reuters) - Lukas Podolski struck twice in the first 12 minutes on Saturday as hosts Germany swept into the World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-0 win over 10-man Sweden.

2006-06-20 19:47:49

By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - World Cup fever broke out in Germany when the hosts romped to a convincing 3-0 victory over Ecuador on Tuesday, sparking wild celebrations and a surge of optimism in their chances of capturing the trophy.

2006-06-20 17:49:46

By Trevor Huggins COLOGNE (Reuters) - England drew 2-2 with Sweden on Tuesday to earn a second round World Cup clash with Ecuador while the Swedes go through to face hosts Germany.

2006-05-17 17:53:44

By Mike Collett PARIS (Reuters) - Barcelona scored twice late on to stun 10-man Arsenal 2-1 and win an absorbing 50th anniversary European Cup final at a rain-drenched Stade de France on Wednesday.

2006-05-17 17:29:20

By Mike Collett PARIS (Reuters) - Barcelona scored twice late on to stun 10-man Arsenal 2-1 and win an absorbing 50th anniversary European Cup final at a rain-drenched Stade de France on Wednesday.

2006-05-17 15:47:11

PARIS (Reuters) - Barcelona came back from a goal down to beat 10-man Arsenal 2-1 to win their second European Cup in the 50th anniversary final at the Stade de France on Wednesday.

2006-05-05 09:34:08

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Tommy Svensson, who coached Sweden to third place in the 1994 World Cup in the United States, believes his country can do as well in this year's finals in Germany. "If everyone is on top they sure can get as good as we were," Svensson told the news agency TT on Friday.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.