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Monday, 1 July, 2002, 14:45 GMT 15:45 UK


Al-Johar pays price of failure
The Saudi Arabia federation has dismissed coach Nasser Al-Johar after an unsuccessful World Cup finals.

Saudis leave in high spirits
Saudi Arabia coach Nasser Al-Johar consoles himself that his team are in good company as they exit the tournament.

Ireland stroll into last 16
Robbie Keane, Gary Breen and Damien Duff help Ireland to a 3-0 win over Saudi Arabia and second place in Group E.

McCarthy revels in Irish success
Mick McCarthy salutes his Irish heroes as they seal a place in the second round of the World Cup.

Clockwatch: Saudi Arabia 0-3 Ireland
All the action as Ireland qualify from Group E with a 3-0 win over Saudi Arabia..

Ireland ready for action
Ireland have all 22 players available for Tuesday's crucial game with Saudi Arabia.

Al-Jaber's hospital scare
Saudi captain Sami Al-Jaber will miss his side's last group E game after being rushed to hospital with acute appendicitis.

Saudis show character
Saudi Arabia coach Nasser Al-Johar was delighted with his side's performance despite a 1-0 loss to Cameroon.

Cameroon limp to victory
Samuel Eto'o scores as Cameroon labour to a 1-0 win in Saitama that eliminates opponents Saudi Arabia from Group E.

Clockwatch: Cameroon 1-0 Saudi Arabia
Cameroon's Samuel Eto'o scores the only goal to secure a win over Saudi Arabia in the Group E match in Saitama.

Saudi coach bemoans 'failures'
Saudi Arabia coach Nasser al-Johar brands his players failures after their 8-0 demolition by Germany.

Cameroon relieved with win
Coach Winfried Schafer acknowledges that Cameroon's 1-0 win over Saudi Arabia was more difficult than expected.

Saudi captain's fitness race
Saudi Arabia captain Sami Al-Jaber is doubtful for his side's second group game against Cameroon due to an ankle injury.

Germany savage Saudis
Miroslav Klose scores a hat-trick as Germany take command of Group E with an 8-0 win over Saudi Arabia.

Saudis vow to bounce back
Saudi Arabia coach Nasser Al-Johar promises to battle on after his team's "disastrous" 8-0 defeat by Germany.

Saudi's Klose encounter
Germany coach Rudi Voeller warns of complacency after Miroslav Klose spearheads his team's 8-0 destruction of Saudi Arabia.

Clockwatch: Germany 8-0 Saudi Arabia
All the action as it happened as Germany thrashed Saudi Arabia in Sapporo.

Job safe for Saudi coach
Saudi Arabia coach Nasser Al Johar will not be sacked - even if he fails to guide his team into the second round of the World Cup.

Saudi secret weapon
Saudi Arabia hope their strong team spirit will fire them past their more illustrious group rivals into the second round.

Saudi Arabia squad named
Saudi Arabia coach Nasser Al-Johar names his 23-man squad to take part in the World Cup.

Saudi Arabia cancel friendly
Saudi Arabia cancel their World Cup warm-up with Jamaica amid reported confusion over the venue.

The World Cup stats
Statistical analysis on Saudi Arabia's performance to date in the finals.

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