Disgraced football official Jack Warner on Wednesday denied any wrongdoing in the awarding of the 2006 World Cup to Germany over a document appearing to link him to the ongoing scandal.
Bayern Munich will stand by honorary club president Franz Beckenbauer amid calls for the embattled German legend to explain his part in the 2006 World Cup scandal, chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said.
On Saturday, Poland beat Germany for the first time in their history to take control of Euro 2016 qualifying Group D. The match, which ended 2-0, featured goals from Milik and substitute Mila, and marked the first time the Poles beat their neighbors in 19 attempts. One of those attempts was during the group stages of World Cup 2006. The Germans and the Poles found themselves in Group A with Ecuador and Costa Rica, with Poland and Ecuador vying for the second spot into the last 16. With this in mind, the Poles arrived in Dortmund to stymie the hosts, who fielded five of the players who would go on to win the World Cup 2014. Germany 1-0 Poland Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, Germany June 14, 2006 In front of a home crowd of 65,000, the Germans dominated possession but couldn’t take the lead, with Miroslav Klose coming close on two occasions in the first 15 minutes. In the tenth […]
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