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Beckenbauer critical of final

14 Jul 2010 Germany great Franz Beckenbauer says the FIFA World Cup final turned into something of an 'anti-advertisement' for football and was impressed by Germany.

Webb 'satisfied' with performance

14 Jul 2010 English referee Howard Webb has no regrets over his handling of the 'extremely challenging' FIFA World Cup final between Spain and Netherlands.

Dutch celebrate second place

14 Jul 2010 Hundreds of thousands of fans lined Amsterdam's web of canals to cheer FIFA World Cup runner-up Netherlands as the team cruised the waterways, swigging beer and blowing vuvuzelas, in an open-top boat on Tuesday.

Cruyff critical of Dutch display

13 Jul 2010 Netherlands legend Johan Cruyff has launched a scathing attack on the Dutch team's performance in the World Cup final, slamming its 'dirty' tactics and its style of 'anti-football'.

World's press praises Spain

13 Jul 2010 Spain earned global media respect and praise for its FIFA World Cup triumph in a bruising final against Netherlands that added an eighth nation to the list of winners.

Alonso slams De Jong

13 Jul 2010 Former Liverpool star Xabi Alonso has branded Nigel de Jong's FIFA World Cup final kung-fu kick as one of the worst tackles he has ever been on the wrong end of.

Dutch dejection as loss sinks in

13 Jul 2010 Two fighter jets, one of them orange, escorted the Netherlands squad through Dutch airspace and airport staff formed a guard of honour when it touched down a day after losing the FIFA World Cup final in Johannesburg.

Dutch press sad but proud

13 Jul 2010 The Dutch press expressed disappointment and sadness after Netherlands' 1-0 FIFA World Cup loss against Spain, but paid tribute to the national team that one paper said fought 'like lions'.

Football wins as Spain triumphs

12 Jul 2010 Spain won the FIFA World Cup with the right kind of football. No one can argue that its tense 1-0 extra-time victory over Netherlands wasn't deserved.

Dutch press reflect on defeat

12 Jul 2010 Dutch media reflected online on the 'trauma' of the Orange Eleven's 1-0 FIFA World Cup defeat to Spain which it said had plunged the country in 'deep mourning'.

Van Marwijk unhappy with ref

12 Jul 2010 Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk was critical of English referee Howard Webb after Spain triumphed 1-0 in extra-time in the FIFA World Cup final.

Riotous celebrations in Spain

12 Jul 2010 Riotous celebrations spread across Spain after the national team won its first FIFA World Cup when Andres Iniesta scored an extra-time goal in a 1-0 win over Netherlands.

Dutch fans distraught in Sydney

12 Jul 2010 Thousands of Dutch fans at Sydney's Darling Harbour are distraught after watching their team's devastating FIFA World Cup loss.

World Cup final player ratings

12 Jul 2010 Player ratings for the 2010 FIFA World Cup final which Spain won 1-0 against Netherlands thanks to Andres Iniesta's late strike.

Ref Webb sets new record

12 Jul 2010 Howard Webb set a new FIFA World Cup final record after handing out 14 yellow cards and one red to Spain and Netherlands in a tempestuous climax to the tournament.

Wesley Sneijder clockwatch

12 Jul 2010 Netherlands midfielder Wesley Sneijder couldn’t help his side to FIFA World Cup success as it went down 1-0 against Spain, and we take a look at his contribution in the final.

Spain champion of the world

12 Jul 2010 Spain won the FIFA World Cup in dramatic fashion, with Andres Iniesta's 116th-minute goal giving his side an historic 1-0 win over Netherlands at Soccer City in Johannesburg.

World Cup to have new winner

8 Jul 2010 Nearly one month, 62 matches and numberless vuvuzela bleats later, the FIFA World Cup is down to two title contenders: Spain and Netherlands will meet in the final at Soccer City.

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