World Cup Soccer
 
               === England's Webb to referee World Cup final ===
 
 Johannesburg, South  Africa (Sports Network) - English referee Howard Webb was
 selected Thursday to officiate Sunday's FIFA World Cup final between Spain and
 the Netherlands.
 
 Webb, 38, has been the referee in three matches in South Africa, including the
 Spaniards' 1-0 loss to Switzerland. He also officiated the Slovakia-Italy game
 and Chile-Brazil match. Webb also officiated the Champions League final in May
 between Bayern Munich and Inter Milan.
 
 The Netherlands  advanced to its third World Cup final with a 3-2 victory over
 Uruguay on Tuesday. Spain advanced to its first World Cup final with a 1-0 win
 over Germany on Wednesday. The Netherlands and Spain play at 3:30 p.m. (ET) at
 Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg, both in search of their first title.
 
 Mexican referee Benito Archundia will handle the third-place match between the
 Germans and Uruguayans on Saturday. Archundia has officiated two other matches
 in South Africa and seven World Cup matches in his career.
 
 07/08 16:37:00 ET

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