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2010 WORLD CUP : INJURY UPDATE

June 10, 2010

2010 WORLD CUP : INJURY UPDATE

Spanish midfielder Andres Iniesta is a doubt for Spain’s opener next Wednesday against Switzerland after a scan on his right thigh

Honduras coach Reinaldo Rueda is holding out until the day before his team’s World Cup opener against Chile next Wednesday before deciding whether David Suazo and Wilson Palacios will play due to minor muscle injuries.

United States striker Jozy Altidore (ankle) will be fit to face England in Saturday’s Group C opener in Rustenburg

Australia midfielder Tim Cahill’s neck strain will not prevent him from starting on Sunday against Germany in Group D

Brazil Manager Dunga is confident goalkeeper Julio Cesar will have recovered from the lumbar strain during last Wednesday’s warm-up triumph over Zimbabwe, and be fit in time for the 5-time champions World Cup opener with North Korea

New Zealand captain Ryan Neilsen sat out the warm-up against Chile yesterday with an ear infection but was expected to be ready for their first Group F game against Slovakia on Tuesday

Swiss captain Alexander Frei sprained his ankle in the team’s final training session in Zurich yesterday and is status is still in doubt ahead of next weeks Group H opener against tournament favorites Spain.

SUMMER FRIENDLY UPDATE: AC MILAN NAMES SQUAD FOR NORTH AMERICAN TRIP

May 13, 2010

SUMMER FRIENDLY UPDATE: AC MILAN NAMES SQUAD FOR NORTH AMERICAN TRIP

North American soccer fans and organizers alike, are silently thanking Dunga, Head Coach of the Brazil National Team for not including the incomprable Ronaldinho on the roster for the 5-time World Champions.

The decision to leave Ronaldinho off of roster allows him to partake in AC Milan’s North American tour. Any fan that had a reservation about shelling out big money to see an AC Milan side weaked by World Cup duty will be able to rest easy.

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