Algeria News

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Valcke: No reduction in African qualifiers

June, 26 2010

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke insists there are no plans to reduce Africa's allocation of places at future World Cup finals despite a poor showing from the continent's teams in South Africa.

Vieira: Too much pressure on African stars

June, 26 2010

France midfielder Patrick Vieira believes African stars such as Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto'o were under too much pressure and lacked the support they needed to help their sides reach the knockout stages of the World Cup.

Algeria's Saifi accused of slapping journalist

Soccernet staff | June, 24 2010

Algeria footballer Rafik Saifi faces a FIFA investigation after a female journalist claimed he slapped her in the aftermath of his side's defeat to USA.

Saadane considers quitting after Algeria exit

Soccernet staff | June, 23 2010

Algeria coach Rabah Saadane has cast doubts over his future after they crashed out of the World Cup to a late goal from the USA.

Rabah Saadane: Algeria representing Arab world

Soccernet staff | June, 23 2010

Algeria coach Rabah Saadane has upped the stakes ahead of his team's Group C clash against USA, saying his side are not only representing the country but also Africa and the Arab world.

USA unsure of 'unpredictable' Algeria

Soccernet staff | June, 22 2010

USA midfielder Landon Donovan has admitted that he is unsure over how Group C opponents Algeria will approach their game on Wednesday.

Eng 0-0 Alg: No excuses for Gerrard

Soccernet staff | June, 18 2010

Steven Gerrard said England have "no excuses" after their dismal 0-0 draw with Algeria left them needing a win in their final game to stay in the tournament.

James to face Algeria as Green dropped

John Brewin, Johannesburg | June, 18 2010

It is being reported that David James will replace Robert Green in goal for England tonight in their World Cup Group C match against Algeria in Cape Town.

Gerrard: Rooney must score for England

Soccernet staff | June, 18 2010

England captain Steven Gerrard has called on star striker Wayne Rooney to start delivering goals ahead of England's Group C clash with Algeria on Friday.

Bougherra looks to silence Rooney

Soccernet staff | June, 17 2010

Algeria defender Madjid Bougherra says they will take no notice of Wayne Rooney's suggestion England will not have to hit peak form to take three points on Friday.

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