27/02/2010

We have the latest from Beijing on the corruption and match-fixing scandal - and ask if football in the country can recover. We speak to Chinese football fans and Chinese football expert Rowan Simons.

As World Cup coaches visit South Africa to get the low-down on preparations for the tournament - we hear from FIFA's Jerome Valcke, Italy coach Marcello Lippi, England's Fabio Capello, Bafana coach Carlos Alberto Parreira, Germany's Joachim Low, Australia's coach Pim Verbeek and the chairman of the organising committee Danny Jordaan.

We speak to the former Sheffield United, Birmingham City and England under-21 international Curtis Woodhouse who gave up a promising football career to take up boxing. Having fallen out of love with football he's now preparing for a title fight.

The Arsenal goalkeeper Manuel Almunia talks to us about leaving Spain for England, Arsenal's title hopes and the possibility of team-mate Cesc Fabregas returning to Barcelona.

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