Category: Football

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World Cup 2014: Day 33 (Final report)

Germany lifted the World Cup for the fourth time on Sunday night as they overcame Argentina 1-0 in Brazil to claim the win. Over 74,000 packed into the Maracanã to watch the showpiece event,...

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World Cup 2014: Day 32

The Netherlands heaped further misery on Brazil last night as they claimed third spot with a convincing 3-0 win. The host nation were still reeling from the 7-1 mauling by Germany in the semi-finals,...

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World Cup 2014: Day 31

Germany head into the World Cup final against Argentina tomorrow as firm favourites. The Germans were rampant in the semi-finals, destroying hosts Brazil 7-1, with a performance that has led many to already accept...

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World Cup 2014: Day 30

Brazil will be keen to salvage some pride as they take on the Netherlands in the third place play-off in Brasília on Saturday night. There is still no logical explanation to the manner in...

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World Cup 2014: Day 29

Argentina needed penalties to book their place against Germany in Sunday’s World Cup final, as they failed to overcome the Netherlands in normal time. In contrast to the game 24 hours earlier, in which...

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World Cup 2014: Day 28

Germany produced one of the most sensational performances in World Cup history as they tore hosts Brazil apart in Belo Horizonte to secure a place in their 8th World Cup final. Brazil were already...

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World Cup 2014: Day 27

Tomorrow evening sees the second semi-final as the Netherlands take on Argentina for a place in the World Cup final. The Netherlands come into the game having edged through on penalties in the quarter-finals...

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World Cup 2014: Day 26

Brazil head into the clash with Germany tomorrow evening with their hopes of reaching the finals dented by the injury to Neymar, who has pretty much carried the pretty much average host nation to...

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World Cup 2014: Day 25

Argentina secured their path to the semi-finals thanks to a solitary strike from Gonzalo Higuaín giving them the victory over Belgium in Brasília. The match, and the National Stadium, saw Manchester City colleagues Martin...

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