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Sport | Portugal score late to crush American dream

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With the second round of group games complete the World Cup is still surpassing all expectations. Sunday’s matches gave us late drama in two games that had big consequences. After the first round of games it was group H that failed to deliver, as South Korea and Russia played out … Read More

Sport | Everything you need to know about Brazil 2014 so far

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With the first round of group matches coming to a close, there have already been some significant shocks and controversial highlights to whet our footballing appetites for the remainder of the group stage. Group A The main talking point of Group A was of course Brazil who, with all eyes … Read More

Sport | Can Belgium’s Golden Boys Blossom on the World Stage? – World Cup Day 6 Preview

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The World Cup is only five days old and already this year’s tournament is being heralded as the best in recent memory. Goals, skills and thrills have been the mainstay throughout an opening round of games that has produced just one largely forgettable draw; long may it continue. Tuesday promises … Read More

Sport | World Cup Preview

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On the eve of the long-awaited tournament, Alex Bowmer looks over the main contenders chances Brazil The pressure is on for the hosts, who go into the tournament as favourites. However, an emphatic Confederations Cup win last summer, capped off by a comprehensive victory over Spain, gives them real hope … Read More

Sport | Hodgson headache as England handed tough group in Brazil

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England face a fight to qualify for the knockout stages after being drawn against both Uruguay and Italy in Group D. With manager Roy Hodgson stating beforehand that venues could also play a crucial part in the team’s success, it was a further blow to England’s chances that they will open their campaign … Read More

Sport | Brazil 2014 – Ashley Cole or Leighton Baines?

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LS Sport’s Daniel McCarthy and Euan Cunningham argue which left back should be ‘left back’ in England (or at least on the bench) in Brazil 2014 Ashley Cole Let me start off by saying that this is by no means a resounding vote in favour of Ashley Cole. Leighton Baines is … Read More

Sport | Brede luck next time as Iceland seal place in playoffs

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While all English eyes were on Wembley this week as England sealed their place in Brazil next summer, many football fans could be drawn to a less appetising climate this November. Following a 1-1 draw to Norway, Iceland have won over the hearts of fans the world over with a … Read More

Sport | Between the Lines: One Direction to Brazil?

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Joe Bookbinder Between the Lines was beginning to fret, what to write about without the excitement and drama of the English Premier League? With just a boring international break to make do with, BTL was pleasantly surprised… As publicity stunts go, it was rather mundane – ‘professional footballer plays football … Read More

Wembley Welcomes New-Look Brazil Side

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Stephen Topping England v Brazil Preview 05/02/2013 As England’s forthcoming friendly against Brazil takes place as part of the Football Association’s 150th anniversary celebrations, it seems fitting that the visitors have named one of the all-time greats in their 20-man squad to haunt the Three Lions again. Former Barcelona and … Read More