June 24, 2014
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World Cup 2014: Day 13

Netherlands secured top spot in Group B as they overcame Chile 2-0 in Sao Paulo, while defending champions Spain ended their World Cup campaign with their first win of the tournament, beating Australia 3-0 and condemning them to the wooden … Continue reading

June 23, 2014
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World Cup 2014: Day 12

Belgium secured their qualification to the last 16 with a largely uninspiring 1-0 victory against Russia in the midday heat in Rio. There was an early scare for Belgium when Thomas Vermaelen appeared to injure himself in the warm-up, but … Continue reading

June 19, 2014
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World Cup 2014: Day 8

Many expected Netherlands to simply brush aside Australia after their comfortable demolition of Spain last Friday, but it proved anything but. In the opening 10 minutes the Socceroos seemed far from phased as they knocked the ball around with confidence. The deadlock was broken … Continue reading

June 18, 2014
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World Cup 2014: Day 7

Day 6 produced several surprises in the 2014 World Cup. Belgian coach Marc Wilmots produced the first surprise of the day when he selected 36 year old former Manchester City defender Daniel Van Buyten alongside current City captain Vincent Kompany, … Continue reading

June 14, 2014
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World Cup 2014: Day 3

Yesterday the World Cup began in earnest, with 3 games, plenty of action, and no shortage of controversy. The first fixture of the day picked up where Brazil left off, as Mexico were wrongly disallowed 2 legitimate goals in the … Continue reading

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