BERLIN, June 28, 2006 (AFP) – The World Cup advisory for Wednesday:-
The World Cup takes a well-deserved breather as the eight remaining teams gather their forces for the final push.
500 words at 0900 GMT by Allan Kelly. Pictures + Graphics
The "big guys" are coming says Brazil coach Carlos Alberto Parreira of the World Cup quarter-finals which see a mouth-watering quartet of big occasion games.
600 words at 1100 GMT by Allan Kelly. Pictures
Four years on from the upsets that marked the World Cup finals in Seoul the old order is back in place and set to do battle for the greatest prize in sport.
600 words at 1000 GMT by Guy Jackson
France coach Raymond Domenech playfully poured scorn on the notion that his team of aged stars should be more concerned about pipes and slippers than facing Brazil in the quarter-finals of the World Cup.
450 words moved by Nick Reeves. Pictures
Once again it’s all over for Spain, as the once aspiring champions head home with their tails between their legs.
500 words at 1100 GMT. Pictures
Germany’s soaring World Cup hopes will be sorely tested on Friday against old foes Argentina who have looked unstoppable at times but who have struggled for goals in their last two games.
600 words by Phil Seery at 0930 GMT. Pictures + Graphics