FIFA World Cup: What happened at the Cup overnight

A roundup of the latest news and results from the Football World Cup in South Africa.

Anelka thrown out of Cup
French striker Nicolas Anelka was thrown out of the World Cup for his attack on coach Raymond Domenech at halftime during the 2-0 defeat to Mexico. Read more...

All Whites lose element of surprise for Italian job
All Whites coach Ricki Herbert has named an unchanged lineup for tomorrow's (2am NZT) match against Italy. Read more...

Denmark 2 Cameroon 1
Denmark beat Cameroon 2-1 today to eliminate the African team from the World Cup and send the Netherlands into the round of 16.Read more...

Ghana 1 Australia 1

Ten-man Australia hold on for a 1-1 draw with Ghana at the World Cup. Read more...

Netherlands 1 Japan 0
The Netherlands manage a win over Japan after a second half goal from Wesley Sneijder. Read more...

British press slam England
British newspapers blast England's lacklustre performance against Algeria, with striker Wayne Rooney's form causing particular concern.Read more...

Rooney apologises to fans for outburst
England striker Wayne Rooney apologised to England fans after criticising them for jeering the team following the draw with Algeria. Read more...


- NZ Herald

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter

Stats provided by

© Copyright 2017, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf04 at 25 May 2017 22:12:05 Processing Time: 592ms