2010 Fifa World Cup squads: Group C

first_imgThe final 23 players for the 32 squads competing in South Africa’s 2010 Fifa World Cup were announced after the deadline for confirmed teams passed on 1 June. Get the low-down on the 736 footballers who will be battling it out for the sport’s biggest trophy from 11 June to 11 July.More statistics on the 32 teams  2010 FIFA WORLD CUP: FIRST STAGE GROUPS Group A South Africa Mexico Uruguay FranceGroup B Argentina Nigeria South Korea GreeceGroup C England USA Algeria SloveniaGroup D Germany Australia Serbia GhanaGroup E Netherlands Denmark Japan CameroonGroup F Italy Paraguay New Zealand SlovakiaGroup G Brazil North Korea Côte d’Ivoire PortugalGroup H Spain Switzerland Honduras Chile GROUP CENGLAND Coach: Fabio Capello # Position Player Date of Birth Caps Club GoalkeeperDavid James1 August 1970 (aged 39)50PortsmouthGoalkeeperRobert Green18 January 1980 (aged 30)9West Ham UnitedGoalkeeperJoe Hart19 April 1987 (aged 23)1Manchester CityDefenderAshley Cole20 December 1980 (aged 29)77ChelseaDefenderRio Ferdinand (captain)7 November 1978 (aged 31)76Manchester UnitedDefenderJohn Terry7 December 1980 (aged 29)59ChelseaDefenderJamie Carragher28 January 1978 (aged 32)34LiverpoolDefenderGlen Johnson23 August 1984 (aged 25)20LiverpoolDefenderLedley King12 October 1980 (aged 29)19Tottenham HotspurDefenderMatthew Upson18 April 1979 (aged 31)19West Ham UnitedDefenderStephen Warnock12 December 1981 (aged 28)1Aston VillaMidfielderSteven Gerrard30 May 1980 (aged 30)78LiverpoolMidfielderFrank Lampard20 June 1978 (aged 31)77ChelseaMidfielderJoe Cole8 November 1981 (aged 28)53ChelseaMidfielderGareth Barry23 February 1981 (aged 29)36Manchester CityMidfielderShaun Wright-Phillips25 October 1981 (aged 28)30Manchester CityMidfielderMichael Carrick28 July 1981 (aged 28)21Manchester UnitedMidfielderAaron Lennon16 April 1987 (aged 23)15Tottenham HotspurMidfielderJames Milner4 January 1986 (aged 24)7Aston VillaForwardWayne Rooney24 October 1985 (aged 24)58Manchester UnitedForwardEmile Heskey11 January 1978 (aged 32)57Aston VillaForwardJermain Defoe7 October 1982 (aged 27)39Tottenham HotspurForwardPeter Crouch30 January 1981 (aged 29)37Tottenham HotspurUNITED STATES Coach: Bob Bradley # Position Player Date of Birth Caps Club 1GoalkeeperTim Howard6 March 1979 (aged 31)49Everton2DefenderJonathan Spector1 March 1986 (aged 24)24West Ham United3DefenderCarlos Bocanegra (captain)25 May 1979 (aged 31)77Rennes4MidfielderMichael Bradley31 July 1987 (aged 22)41Borussia Mönchengladbach5DefenderOguchi Onyewu13 May 1982 (aged 28)51Milan6DefenderSteve Cherundolo19 February 1979 (aged 31)57Hannover 967MidfielderDaMarcus Beasley24 May 1982 (aged 28)90Rangers8MidfielderClint Dempsey9 March 1983 (aged 27)60Fulham9ForwardHerculez Gomez6 April 1982 (aged 28)2Puebla10MidfielderLandon Donovan4 March 1982 (aged 28)121Los Angeles Galaxy11MidfielderStuart Holden1 August 1985 (aged 24)12Bolton Wanderers12DefenderJonathan Bornstein7 November 1984 (aged 25)29Chivas USA13MidfielderRicardo Clark10 March 1983 (aged 27)27Eintracht Frankfurt14ForwardEdson Buddle21 May 1981 (aged 29)1Los Angeles Galaxy15DefenderJay DeMerit4 December 1979 (aged 30)17Watford16MidfielderJosé Francisco Torres29 October 1987 (aged 22)8Pachuca17ForwardJozy Altidore6 November 1989 (aged 20)24Hull City18GoalkeeperBrad Guzan9 September 1984 (aged 25)15Aston Villa19MidfielderMaurice Edu18 April 1986 (aged 24)12Rangers20ForwardRobbie Findley4 August 1985 (aged 24)4Real Salt Lake21DefenderClarence Goodson17 May 1982 (aged 28)11Start22MidfielderBenny Feilhaber19 January 1985 (aged 25)31AGF23GoalkeeperMarcus Hahnemann15 June 1972 (aged 37)6Wolverhampton WanderersALGERIA Coach: Rabah Saâdane # Position Player Date of Birth Caps Club 1GoalkeeperLounès GaouaouiSeptember 28, 1977 (age 32)48ASO Chlef2DefenderMadjid BougherraOctober 7, 1982 (age 27)40Rangers3DefenderNadir BelhadjJune 18, 1982 (age 27)44Portsmouth4DefenderAntar YahiaMarch 21, 1982 (age 28)43Bochum5DefenderRafik HallicheSeptember 2, 1986 (age 23)15Nacional Madeira6MidfielderYazid Mansouri (captain)February 25, 1978 (age 32)66Lorient7MidfielderRyad BoudebouzFebruary 19, 1990 (age 20)1FC Sochaux8MidfielderMehdi LacenMarch 5, 1984 (age 25)2Racing Santander9ForwardAbdelkader GhezzalDecember 5, 1984 (age 25)18Siena10ForwardRafik SaïfiFebruary 7, 1975 (age 35)59Istres11ForwardRafik DjebbourMarch 8, 1984 (age 26)15AEK Athens12DefenderHabib BellaidMarch 28, 1986 (age 24)1Eintracht Frankfurt13ForwardKarim MatmourJune 25, 1984 (age 25)21Borussia Monchengladbach14DefenderCarl MedjaniMay 15, 1985 (age 25)0AC Ajaccio15MidfielderKarim ZianiAugust 17, 1982 (age 27)54Wolfsburg16GoalkeeperFaouzi ChaouchiDecember 5, 1984 (age 25)9ES Sétif17MidfielderAdlène GuediouraNovember 12, 1985 (age 24)1Wolverhampton Wanderers18DefenderAbdelkader LaïfaouiMay 15, 1985 (age 25)6ES Sétif19MidfielderHassan YebdaApril 14, 1984 (age 26)9Portsmouth20DefenderDjamel MesbahOctober 9, 1984 (age 25)1Lecce21MidfielderFoued KadirDecember 5, 1983 (age 26)1Valenciennes FC22MidfielderDjamel AbdounFebruary 14, 1986 (age 24)6Nantes23GoalkeeperRaïs M’BohliApril 25, 1986 (age 24)1Slavia SofiaSLOVENIA Coach: Matjaž Kek # Position Player Date of Birth Caps Club 1GoalkeeperJasmin Handanovič28 January 1978 (aged 32)3Mantova2DefenderMišo Brečko1 May 1984 (aged 26)30Köln3DefenderElvedin Džinič25 August 1985 (aged 24)0Maribor4DefenderMarko Šuler9 March 1983 (aged 27)16Gent5DefenderBoštjan Cesar9 July 1982 (aged 27)41Grenoble6DefenderBranko Ilič6 February 1983 (aged 27)36Lokomotiv Moscow7ForwardNejc Pečnik3 January 1986 (aged 24)7Nacional8MidfielderRobert Koren (captain)20 September 1980 (aged 29)45West Bromwich Albion9ForwardZlatan Ljubijankič15 December 1983 (aged 26)16Gent10ForwardValter Birsa7 August 1986 (aged 23)33Auxerre11ForwardMilivoje Novakovič18 May 1979 (aged 31)37Köln12GoalkeeperSamir Handanovič14 July 1984 (aged 25)38Udinese13DefenderBojan Jokić17 May 1986 (aged 24)33Chievo14ForwardZlatko Dedič10 May 1984 (aged 26)23Bochum15MidfielderRene Krhin21 May 1990 (aged 20)3Internazionale16GoalkeeperAleksander Šeliga1 February 1980 (aged 30)1Sparta Rotterdam17MidfielderAndraž Kirm6 September 1984 (aged 25)25Wisła Kraków18MidfielderAleksander Radosavljevič25 April 1979 (aged 31)14Larissa19DefenderSuad Filekovič16 September 1978 (aged 31)14Maribor20MidfielderAndrej Komac4 December 1979 (aged 30)40Maccabi Tel Aviv21MidfielderDalibor Stevanovič27 September 1984 (aged 25)15Vitesse22DefenderMatej Mavrič29 January 1979 (aged 31)32TuS Koblenz23ForwardTim Matavž13 January 1989 (aged 21)0GroningenPREVIOUS: GROUP B << • >> NEXT: GROUP Dlast_img read more

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Army to give Olympic medallist Vijay Kumar his due: Sources

first_imgAce shooter Vijay Kumar, who won India’s only silver medal in the ongoing London Olympics so far, would get his due by his employer, the Indian Army, sources told Headlines Today on Tuesday. Army sources said that the grievances of Kumar, who has been unhappy with the treatment meted out to him by the armed forces, would be sympathetically looked into.Kumar is currently a subedar with 16 Dogra Regiment and he wants to leave the army as he has not been given any promotion for six years despite his good performances at the national and international levels.Kumar’s latest and biggest achievement was his silver medal last week after he finished second in the 25m rapid fire pistol event.Army sources said that army chief General Bikram Singh would personally look into the matter as Kumar is an achiever who has brought pride upon the army and the nation.last_img read more

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India’s Vikas Gowda finishes 8th in Olympic discus throw final

first_imgIndian discus thrower Vikas Gowda finished eighth while the gold was clinched by German Robert Harting and the silver went to Iranian Ehsan Hadadi in the men’s event at the 2012 London Games in London on Tuesday.Defending champion Gerd Kanter of Estonia had to settle for the bronze medal.The 29-year-old US-based Gowda got his best 64.79 in the first attempt at the packed Olympic Stadium. It was way behind his personal best and also his performance in the qualifying round. Gowda’s personal best was 66.28 that he achieved this year while his attempt of 65.20 helped him qualify for Tuesday’s final round.Harting, whose second attempt ran into the protective net, took the gold with a throw of 68.27 metres in his fifth attempt. The German had finished fourth in Beijing.Harting was engaged in a tough battle with Hadadi for the gold medal. The Iranian finished second with 68.18m.Kanter finished third with a season’s best performance of 68.03m in his fifth attempt. In Beijing Games, Kanter had a throw of 68.82 to take the gold.Beijing Games silver medallist Piotr of Poland was fifth with 67.19m and Lithuanian Virgilijus Alekna, bronze medallist four years ago, was fourth with 67.38m.last_img read more

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