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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 10: Messi magic puts Argentina through

Underdogs Iran frustrate Argentina In the first game of the World Cup’s 10th day, overwhelming favourites Argentina met an Iran side that they were expected to dismantle. But, as so many other underdogs have done this World Cup, Iran set … Continue reading

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World Cup Day 5: Germany pound Portugal into submission

Ruthless Germany exploit Portuguese frailties Day five started with a game touted as one of the tournament’s most salivating prospects – Germany and Portugal would collide again in a battle for supremacy. It was certainly Germany’s day. Just 10 minutes … 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 F

The selling point of this fascinating groupĀ is quite simple: diversity. While some of the other groups have a collection of teams that have rivalries or are used to playing one another, the teams in Group F are as different as … Continue reading

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