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2011-07-12 22:25:57

In the quarterfinal of the 2006 Soccer World Cup, England and Portugal played for 90 tense minutes and 30 minutes extra time without a single goal being scored.

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2010-06-24 13:45:00

In the split second before foot meets ball, a soccer player’s body betrays whether a penalty kick will go left or right, according to recent research in cognitive science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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2009-12-11 14:45:00

A new study may explain why the England soccer team keeps losing in penalty shootouts – and could help the team address the problem in time for the World Cup 2010.

2006-06-26 19:41:42

By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - Goals were not in abundance at the World Cup finals on Monday.

2005-07-17 20:09:02

By Steve James NEW YORK (Reuters) - Even Pele, the man who coined the phrase "The Beautiful Game," admits there are a few ugly blemishes on the face of modern-day soccer.


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  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.