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World Cup Day 20: Brazil and Germany edge into semifinals

Germany edge France in clash of titans Day 20 opened with a truly mouth-watering clash; footballing powerhouses Germany and France met in a quarter-final match-up that would have been worthy of being a World Cup final. France started with a … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 18: Germany and France cut it close

Late goals seal hard-fought French victory Two French-speaking countries, France (duh) and Nigeria, came up against each other with a spot in the quarterfinals on the line. France, who have been one of the best sides in the tournament so … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 14: Shaqiri and Messi star as Switzerland and Argentina go through

Messi picking up steam as Argentina win Day 14 exploded into life when Lionel Messi’s Argentina took on Group F opponents Nigeria. For the Argentines, progress to the knockout rounds was already sealed, but a win or draw against Nigeria … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 9: Costa Rica slay another giant, France blitz Switerland

Costa Rica slay another giant The day’s opening match saw Group D opponents Costa Rica and Italy meet in a top-of-the-table clash, having both won their first matches of the tournament. Coming into this World Cup, everybody expected the Costa Ricans … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 4: France claim big victory, Messi scores for Argentina

The fourth day of the World Cup brought great action from Group E and a first glimpse of Argentina’s fabled front line. Dramatic goal seals Swiss comeback Switzerland have been touted as a potential dark horse for this tournament – … Continue reading

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World Cup guide: All 32 competitors unmasked

It’s that time again. After four long, tantalizing years we are about to get what we’ve been waiting for: the FIFA World Cup is upon us. Brazil is the venue, and glory awaits the team who can go all the … Continue reading

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World Cup Preview: Group E

On paper, Group E has a clear divide in quality compared to some of World Cup 2014’s other groups. There are two teams that look likely to progress, and then two teams that would require miraculous campaigns to do anything … Continue reading

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