Hitzfeld to honour Swiss contract until 2012
Switzerland's coach Ottmar Hitzfeld will remain at the helm of the Swiss national team until July 2012, despite a disappointing first round elimination at the soccer World Cup.
Spain win proves false dawn for Swiss
Switzerland limped out of the World Cup on Friday after a campaign that began with shock and promise but ultimately ended with a team crippled by unusually high expectations.
Hitzfeld blames nerves for Swiss exit
Switzerland coach Ottmar Hitzfeld said on Friday that nerves had plagued his team as they went in search of the two goals needed to ensure they reached the World Cup knockout...
Switzerland, Honduras bow out
Switzerland's World Cup campaign came to a shuddering halt on Friday after an uninspiring 0-0 draw with Honduras in Group H saw both teams eliminated at the Free State stadium. .
Swiss leave Frei on the bench for Honduras
Switzerland captain Alex Frei will be on the bench for Friday's World Cup Group H game against Honduras in Bloemfontein, said a team spokesman.
Honduras pledge to battle for 'honour'
Central American minnows Honduras will battle for their "honour" and "dignity" despite an uphill task to stay in the World Cup, coach Reinaldo Rueda said on Thursday.
Upbeat Swiss face Honduras hurdle
Giant-killers Switzerland go into their final group clash needing a win against Honduras but knowing that would not guarantee them a place in the last 16 of the World Cup.
Defensive Swiss preparing for a switch
Switzerland will undergo a World Cup makeover for their must-win Group H finale against Honduras, shedding their conservative, defensive style for an offensive approach.
Chile, Swiss still have a lot to play for
With one foot in the World Cup round of 16 following a 1-0 win over Switzerland on Monday, Chile's coach Marcelo Bielsa has warned his players against complacency.
Switzerland banking on defence
In country as well known for its conservative nature as its cheese and watches it comes as no surprise that Swiss success at the World Cup has been based on rock steady defence...