A Decent World Cup, But a Great One?

A Decent World Cup, But a Great One?

9.07.2014
Has FIFA's latest offering really been the free flowing celebration of the game that the pundits and wider media would have us believe?...
The Little Brazilian Boy Who Believed

The Little Brazilian Boy Who Believed

8.07.2014
You couldn't say Brazil were going home as you would for other teams who failed to make it through the knock-out stages. Brazil were at...

Brazil Hit For Seven By Rampant Germans In Stunning Semi-Final

8.07.2014
Brazil's dreams of making a return to a World Cup final in the Maracana were shattered in the most agonising manner as Germany inflicted...
Record-Holder Klose's 16 World Cup Goals In Pictures

Record-Holder Klose's 16 World Cup Goals In Pictures

Samuel Luckhurst  8.07.2014
Miroslav Klose became the all-time record World Cup goalscorer after hitting his 16th goal for Germany in their rout of Brazil in the Mineirão. Brazil...
Germany Thrash Brazil And The Internet Reacts

Germany Thrash Brazil And The Internet Reacts

8.07.2014
Brazil suffered the heaviest defeat in World Cup semi-final history as Germany eviscerated them 7-1 in Belo Horizonte. Miroslav Klose...
No, We're Not Forgetting The Decimal Point, McCormack Has Joined Fulham For £11m

No, We're Not Forgetting The Decimal Point, McCormack Has Joined Fulham For £11m

Samuel Luckhurst  8.07.2014
Yesteryear, it was Leeds United who unfathomably paid over-the-odds for average players with few international caps to their name. The...
Team Focus: Scolari Should Select Willian as Neymar's Replacement

Team Focus: Scolari Should Select Willian as Neymar's Replacement

8.07.2014
With a daunting encounter with Germany looming, Brazil enter the fixture without Neymar due to his injury, while captain Silva will also...
Brazil 1-7 Germany: World Cup 2014 Semi-Final As It Happened

Brazil 1-7 Germany: World Cup 2014 Semi-Final As It Happened

Samuel Luckhurst  8.07.2014
Brazil and Germany meet again in the World Cup for the first time since the Seleção's 2002 final victory. The hosts are underdogs this...
Psychic Puppy Thinks The Netherlands V Argentina Score Will Be...

Psychic Puppy Thinks The Netherlands V Argentina Score Will Be...

8.07.2014
It's the second World Cup semi-final on Wednesday night - which can mean only one thing. Psychic Puppy is back! Predicting results on...
United Keen To Tie Up Hummels And Vidal Deals

United Keen To Tie Up Hummels And Vidal Deals

Samuel Luckhurst  8.07.2014
Mats Hummels was interesting Sir Alex Ferguson two years ago and Manchester United have not forgotten about Germany's defensive lynchpin....
British Director Of Fifa Hospitality Arrested In Brazil

British Director Of Fifa Hospitality Arrested In Brazil

8.07.2014
A British director of Fifa's hospitality partners MATCH has been arrested in Brazil as part of an investigation into illegal World Cup...
Five of the World Cup's Greatest Underdog Fairytales

Five of the World Cup's Greatest Underdog Fairytales

8.07.2014
Every year there are also true underdog fairytales, without which the competition wouldn't be anything like as special as it is. So far...
Is Subbing Goalkeepers for Penalties Long Overdue?

Is Subbing Goalkeepers for Penalties Long Overdue?

7.07.2014
Most of the press wanted to see van Gaal fail. You can only imagine how much Roy Hodgson would have been hounded if he had done something...
Real Madrid Great Di Stefano Dies

Real Madrid Great Di Stefano Dies

Samuel Luckhurst  7.07.2014
Alfredo di Stefano, widely regarded as the greatest player in Real Madrid's history, has died aged 88. Di Stefano suffered a heart attack...