World Cup final referee Howard Webb has admitted he should have sent off Holland's Nigel de Jong for his high-footed challenge on Spain's Xabi Alonso.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has spoken of his delight at the World Cup passing off without any major incident and believes the success of the tournament justifies his choice of assigning the tournament to South Africa.
Sir Alex Ferguson has branded the World Cup as ''poor'' and admitted a number of high-profile stars were major disappointments.
Both World Cup finalists, Netherlands and Spain, have been fined by FIFA for their behaviour in the game on July 11.
Paul Scholes has revealed he was given only two hours notice to decide whether to come out of retirement and play for England in the World Cup.
The controversial 'Capello Index' - ranking all the players at the World Cup based on their performances - has been published, though England boss Fabio Capello has demanded it be removed from the internet.
Fulham's hopes of luring Sven-Goran Eriksson to Craven Cottage could be in jeopardy after he revealed he is considering an offer to extend his contract as Ivory Coast coach.
Injured Germany captain Michael Ballack has warned World Cup skipper Philipp Lahm he has no intention of giving up the armband on a permanent basis.
David Beckham has absolved Fabio Capello of any blame for England disastrous World Cup campaign, instead admitting that the players did not perform well as a team.
England have risen a place in the FIFA world rankings despite their woeful showing in the World Cup finals in South Africa.