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  • Netherlands - Spain

    120'’ THERE IT IS! ALL OVER AT SOCCER CITY! AND SPAIN ARE WORLD CHAMPIONS! In the most dramatic of fashions, Vicente del Bosque's side add the World Cup to their European crown!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    120'’ Torres pulls up with his hamstring! Oh no! Disaster for the Liverpool man! Looks like it's gone again!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    120'’ Xavi kicks the ball away and gets booked... lost count now....

  • Netherlands - Spain

    117'’ The Dutch are furious, even though it was never offside... Mathijsen is booked for arguing... Iniesta too, for his celebrations...

  • Netherlands - Spain

    116'’ GOAL! GOAL! INIESTA PUTS SPAIN INTO THE LEAD AND ON THE VERGE OF WORLD CUP GLORY! Iniesta is played in by Fabregas and the Barcelona man finishes brilliantly!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    112'’ Van der Wiel is the next to go into the book, for a trip on Iniesta...

  • Netherlands - Spain

    109'’ HEITINGA IS SENT OFF! He pulls back Iniesta as the Spain man looked to get onto Xavi's through pass... Netherlands down to 10 for the final 10 minutes!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    106'’ Here we go.... back underway at Soccer City!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    106'’ Spain make a change at the break... Villa for Torres... what can he do now?

  • Netherlands - Spain

    105'’ There goes the whistle! Just 15 minutes of the World Cup final remaining... still no goals.

  • Netherlands - Spain

    105'’ Time for a Dutch change... Van Bronckhorst is taken off and Braafheid comes on.

  • Netherlands - Spain

    100'’ Ooh! Another chance for Spain! Navas fires an early shot off which deflects off Van Bronckhorst and into the side netting!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    99'’ Netherlands make a change... Van der Vaart comes on for De Jong... the Dutch are going for it!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    96'’ Oooh! Mathijsen heads over the bar from a corner at the other end! It's really opening up now!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    95'’ FABREGAS! Chance to break the deadlock as he's played in on goal by Iniesta! But Stekelenburg makes a cracking save!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    92'’ Fabregas is bowled over in the box... then Xavi goes over as he is about to shoot! Penalty shout! But Webb says no deal!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    91'’ Back underway at Soccer City!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    90'+3’ There it is! All over in Johannesburg and the World Cup final is going to extra-time!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    86'’ Here is that change... Alonso off, Fabregas on.

  • Netherlands - Spain

    84'’ Robben is angry at that decision... and Webb has enough of his protests and books him.

  • Netherlands - Spain

    83'’ Robben again hares off towards goal after Van Persie's flick on! He holds off Puyol but Casillas makes the save at his feet! Robben feels he should have a penalty but Webb doesn't agree!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    80''’ Lovely stuff by Iniesta... great turn and he's off into the box! But Sneijder does well to track back and make a crucial challenge! Image: Spanish fans watch the final

  • Netherlands - Spain

    77'’ RAMOS! Oh dear, what a miss! It's a free header from the corner... he has to score! But he sends it over the bar! One gilt-edged chance each now...

  • Netherlands - Spain

    70'’ Kuyt's number is up... he is replaced by Elia...

  • Netherlands - Spain

    69'’ VILLA! MUST BE! NO! How does that not end up in the back of the net?! Navas skins Van Bronckhorst before firing across the face of goal... Heitinga makes a mess of it and it falls to Villa at the back stick! But Heitinga recovers to make a crucial block and the ball loops up over the bar!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    67'’ Van Persie is away here... but he's tripped at the last by Capdevila, who picks up a caution...

  • Netherlands - Spain

    62'’ ROBBEN'S THROUGH ON GOAL! MUST BE! Sneijder plays him clean through on goal! No! Casillas sticks out a leg and the Dutch are denied! That has to go down as a bad miss...

  • Netherlands - Spain

    60'’ Here comes the first change of the night... Pedro is brought off... and Jesus Navas comes on. Still no Torres...

  • Netherlands - Spain

    56'’ Villa hits the deck under a strong challenge by Heitinga... and the Everton man goes into the book.

  • Netherlands - Spain

    54'’ Ramos wins a free-kick as Van Bronckhorst blocks off his run... and the Dutch skipper is booked.

  • Netherlands - Spain

    48'’ Puyol rises to meet the corner, semi-final-style! But he doesn't get great contact on the ball... still it falls to Capdevila at the back stick! But he fluffs his lines and mis-kicks completely!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    46'’ Back underway at Soccer City!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    45'+2’ There goes the half-time whistle... and it's goalless at the break in the World Cup final!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    45'+1’ ROBBEN! Ooh! He comes inside Capdevila and fires on target! Casillas is forced into saving low to his left!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    37'’ Sneijder takes it.... it goes to the edge of the box to Van Bommel who fires into the mixer.... it comes to Mathijsen! But the defender swings and misses! Pretty embarassing for him....

  • Netherlands - Spain

    34'’ Ooh! What's Casillas doing? As the ball is played back to him - sportingly by the Dutch - he misjudges it and the ball bounces up over him! He gets a slight touch on it and the ball goes wide of his post for a corner! Bizarre!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    28'’ Oh dear, that's another awful challenge, this time by De Jong who karate kicks Alonso in the chest! He could be off here... no, Webb brandishes a fifth yellow... and the Manchester City man can count himself lucky still to be on the pitch!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    23'’ Kuyt looks to be tripped by Ramos as he threatens to hare away down the Dutch left... yellow for Ramos - the fourth of the game so far, although none can be debated.

  • Netherlands - Spain

    22'’ There it is! A booking for Van Bommel! And fully deserved, for a terrible challenge from behind on Iniesta...

  • Netherlands - Spain

    17'’ Puyol goes in on Robben from behind... and Howard Webb produces the second card of the evening... Free-kick to Netherlands... Sneijder over it.... Image: Webb books Puyol

  • Netherlands - Spain

    15'’ Van Persie clatters into Capdevila... and that will be the first yellow card of the night.

  • Netherlands - Spain

    12'’ VILLA! Oooh! The diminutive striker lashes a back post volley into the side netting! Spain well on top so far....

  • Netherlands - Spain

    11'’ Great stuff from Spain... Ramos tricks his way past Kuyt before letting fly! But his effort from a tight angle is going wide... Heitings puts behind for a corner anyway! Image: Ramos rues the missed chance

  • Netherlands - Spain

    5'’ Oooh! Xavi delivers a great free-kick into the box where Ramos plants a diving header on target! Stekelenburg seems to see it late but he recovers to make a tremendous save! So near to the opener!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    1'’ Here we go! Underway at Soccer City! The World Cup final is finally upon us!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    18:15 Spain: 1-Iker Casillas; 15-Sergio Ramos, 3-Gerard Pique, 5-Carles Puyol, 11-Joan Capdevila; 14-Xabi Alonso, 8-Xavi, 6-Andres Iniesta, 16-Sergio Busquets; 18-Pedro, 7-David Villa.

  • Netherlands - Spain

    18:15 The teams are in... Netherlands: 1-Maarten Stekelenburg; 2-Gregory van der Wiel, 3-John Heitinga, 4-Joris Mathijsen, 5-Giovanni van Bronckhorst; 7-Dirk Kuyt, 6-Mark van Bommel, 10-Wesley Sneijder, 8-Nigel de Jong, 11-Arjen Robben; 9-Robin van Persie.

  • Netherlands - Spain

    15:25 Former Football League chairman Lord Mawhinney has urged Fabio Capello to retire several of England's ageing players following the disappointing World Cup campaign. "I think Fabio should be encouraged to recognise that a number of the present team are going to be past their peak by the European Championships in 2012," Mawhinney told BBC Radio Five Live's Sportsweek programme.

  • Netherlands - Spain

    13:15 World Cup star Mesut Ozil has pledged his future to Werder Bremen despite being linked to a big money move to a top European club. "Bremen want me to fulfil the contract and so do I," the German told Bild. "I have always said that I want to fulfil my contract, that is important to me."

  • Netherlands - Spain

    12:50 In case you missed our lead story on Nelson Mandela, here it is again for you. Mandela 'pressured' to attend final

  • Netherlands - Spain

    12:05 FIFA president Sepp Blatter jumped to the defence of the 2010 World Cup after criticism about empty seats and poor refereeing standards. Full story

  • Netherlands - Spain

    10:25 The grandson of Nelson Mandela has claimed FIFA have put "extreme pressure" on the former South African president to attend tonight's World Cup final. Full story

  • Netherlands - Spain

    08:15 A new champion will be crowned tonight and Bert van Marwijk, Xavi and Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger look ahead to the final in his video.

  • Netherlands - Spain

    07:15 Spain may be European champions but keeper Iker Casillas admits La Furia Roja have been suffering from nerves in South Africa: "We've felt a bit anxious all the way through the tournament, even the early matches," said the Real Madrid stopper. "This is a very important match - the most important of our careers - and we do feel nervous."

  • Netherlands - Spain

    07:00 Good morning - happy World Cup final day! This is what we have been building up to over the past five weeks or, in fact, since Italy lifted the trophy four years ago. No azzurri tonight though, it's Holland v Spain and we will be bringing you all the build-up throughout the day.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    90+2'’ ALL OVER! Forlan hits the bar and the ball bounces over. Germany finish third.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    90+1'’ Ozil is replaced by Tasci for Germany.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    87'’ Kiebling blasts over after a lovely sweeping move by Germany. Should have buried that.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    81'’ GOAL FOR GERMANY! Khedira heads into the net from close range after a frantic scramble in the box.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    80'’ Kroos replaces Jansen for Germany.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    76'’ Perez is replaced by Gargano.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    75'’ Great turn by Kiebling in the box, but Muslera blocks his effort.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    73'’ Stefan Kiebling replaces Cacau for Germany.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    64'’ Forlan has a chance, but Butt blocks. Decent stop.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    62'’ Suarez shot dips from distance, but Butt got his body behind that.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    61'’ Perez booked for a late nibble on Schweinsteiger.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    57'’ Cacau fed Ozil, but he hesitated and the chance is lost. The Werder Bremen midfielder should have pulled the trigger. That was a decent chance.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    55'’ GERMANY EQUALISE! Jansen nods Boateng's cross into the net. Muslera was all over the place. Poor goalkeeping.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    50'’ GOAL FOR URUGUAY! Arevalo crosses and Forlan slams a volley into the net. Fantastic goal.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    48'’ Butt makes two fine stops to halt Cavani and Suarez.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    46'’ We are underway for the second period.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    45'’ Fucile did well to nick that off the toe of Cacau as he prepared to shoot. The half finishes all square.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    41'’ Suarez blows a golden chance to put Uruguay ahead. He screws that shot wide of goal when it look easier to score.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    27'’ GOAL FOR URUGUAY! Perez tackles Schweinsteiger in midfield. Suarez sends Cavani in on goal and the slides that into the corner of the net. Lovely move by Uruguay. We are level.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    24'’ Forland almost got a header on target, but Mertesacker got his body in the way.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    18'’ GOAL FOR GERMANY! Muslera fails to hold Schweinsteiger's long-range shot and Mueller races in to tuck the ball home.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    9'’ Ozil's corner is headed against the bar by Friedrich. So unlucky for Germany.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    6'’ Forlan narrowly over the bar. That was a fine effort from the free-kick.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    3'’ Aogo is booked for a horrific tackle on Perez. Lucky to avoid a stright red for that.

  • Uruguay - Germany

    1'’ We are underway here. Uruguay are in blue, Germany all black.

  • Netherlands - Spain

    21:30 And here's the latest on Michel Platini.

  • Netherlands - Spain

    19:40 Spain striker David Villa tops the list of players nominated for FIFA's Golden Ball award. Find out who else is in the running right here.

  • Netherlands - Spain

    12:05 The Golden Ball nominees are in! David Villa, Xavi, Andres Iniesta (Spain); Wesley Sneijder, Arjen Robben (Holland); Bastian Schweinsteiger, Mesut Ozil (Germany); Diego Forlan (Uruguay); Asamoah Gyan (Ghana); Messi (Argentina). What do you make of the list, and who would you give the award to? Post your views below!

  • Netherlands - Spain

    11:00 BREAKING NEWS - IT'S SPAIN! Octopus Paul goes straight in for the mussel inside the Spain box, and he is utterly unwavering in lifting off the lid and declaring the winner of the World Cup final! So, there you go: Spain are going to win the World Cup!

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