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This sections hosts articles from the different competitions covered at Soccerlens – the Carling Cup, the FA Cup, the World Cup, Euros, the Champions League and the Europa League.

Also see: Football Transfers, Football Stats, Football Live Scores.

  1. Bloemfontein: 2010 Host City

    The city of Bloemfontein, known as the ’City of Roses’, is the capital of South Africa’s Free State Province in central South Africa, and it also serves as the country’s judicial capital. Bloemfontein is home to the Free State Stadium, …


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  2. Rustenburg: 2010 Host City

    Rustenburg’s name may translate into ‘Place of Rest’, but it will be anything but come June when the World Cup comes to the city located in South Africa’s North West Province. Rustenburg was founded in 1851, and it’s grown to …


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  3. Cape Town: 2010 Host City

    Cape Town is South Africa’s second largest city, and it’s the site of the third-largest World Cup 2010 venue, the 69,070-capacity Cape Town Stadium. Cape Town, which is the legislative capital of South Africa, was the first permanent European settlement …


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  4. Nelspruit: 2010 Host City

    The Mbombela Stadium, one of the five new venues for World Cup 2010, is located in the northeastern city of Nelspruit. The city is home to more than 200,000 people, making it one of the tournament’s smallest host cities. Nelspruit …


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  5. Pretoria: 2010 Host City

    Pretoria, the national capital of South Africa, is the location of the Loftus Versfeld Stadium, which will serve as host for six World Cup 2010 ties. The city, in the Gauteng Province in northern South Africa, was founded in 1855 …


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  6. Durban: 2010 Host City

    Durban, on the eastern coast of South Africa, is the country’s third-largest city, and its population will increase by at least a few more thousand or so for next year. Seven World Cup matches are set to be held at …


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  7. Polokwane: 2010 Host City

    Polokwane, formerly known as Pietersburg, is the location of the Peter Mokaba Stadium, which will host four group stage matches at World Cup 2010. The town, which is the capital of the Limpopo Province in northeastern South Africa, was founded …


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