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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. 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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  2. 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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  3. Port Elizabeth: 2010 Host City

    The beautiful Eastern Cape city of Port Elizabeth is known as the ‘Friendly City’, and it will certainly be welcoming thousands of visitors with open arms in the near future. The city is home to the newly-built Nelson Mandela Bay …


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  4. Johannesburg: 2010 Host City

    The most – and most important – action at World Cup 2010 will take place in Johannesburg, where nearly a quarter of the tournament’s 64 matches will be held. South Africa’s biggest city is home to Soccer City, the tournament’s …


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  5. Coca-Cola Park: 2010 Venue

    Though the shiny new Soccer City gets the privilege to host the tournament’s two biggest matches, Johannesburg’s other World Cup 2010 venue, Coca-Cola Park, will have more than its share of action. Coca-Cola Park played host to five matches in …


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  6. Soccer City: 2010 Venue

    On July 11, 2010, nearly 95,000 spectators will be packed into Johannesburg’s Soccer City, which for at least a day will be the center of the football universe. After 63 matches, seven of which will also be at Soccer City, …


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