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On this day: 3 July

South Africa are welcomed back by FIFA, United lose Pogba to Juventus and Germany and Spain triumph in World Cup quarter-finals.

On this day: 6 July

Lukas Podolski beats Cristiano Ronaldo to Player of the Tournament award, Spurs pay price for costly Brazilian and a former Chelsea full-back drops down a division.

On this day: 8 July

Mark Viduka makes the move from Leeds, Miroslav Klose creates history and Brazil suffer one of the biggest World Cup embarrassments ever.

On this day: 9 July

A young Dwight Yorke shines in the Caribbean Cup, Argentina make their fifth World Cup final, Japan ladies triumph, Italy claim their fourth World Cup and

Top transfers of the week

Transfer season is that magical time of the year when ridiculous amounts of money change hands to make teams bigger, better, faster and stronger, and Football411 looks back fondly on the best transfers of the past week.

Ndoro: Bucs' key to success

The arrival of Tendai Ndoro has been heralded as the marquee signing needed to propel Pirates forward, and this can be aided by complementing Kermit Erasmus.

On this day: 30 June

The Nigerian national football team gets banned by its President, Germany win a major tournament on English soil and Jens Lehmann saves the day.

On this day: 29 June

Manchester United sign David De Gea, Luis Suarez agrees to leave Liverpool for Barcelona, and Spain and Brazil are continental kings.

On this day: 26 June

Arsenal bolster their striking department with French international, England are knocked out (again) and Juventus sign Manchester City man.

On this day: 25 June

An Arsenal legend leaves for Barca, Reds sign Senegalese striker, Messi takes the World Cup by storm while Ballack breaks South Korean hearts.

Soweto signings: Who won?

With both Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates recently strengthening their options with new signings, Football411 looks at which club came out with the better deals.

On this day: 24 June

Luis Suarez is at the centre of controversy, England fail to advance in numerous competitions, and there is scandal amidst a heated fixture in South America.

Q & A with Janine van Wyk

Football411 caught up with Banyana Banyana captain Janine van Wyk, who sheds some light on women's football in South Africa, as well as her struggle to make it to the top

Maluleka needs defined role

George Maluleka is packed full of potential, but Football411 feels the midfielder needs a more defined role to be able to reach his full potential at Kaizer Chiefs.

On this day: 22 June

Diego Maradona breaks English hearts with 'Hand of God', Manchester United sign Japan playmaker Shinji Kagawa and Liverpool snap up a Spanish wonderkid.

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