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#World Cup 2014 Subscription

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Monday 7 July, 2014

Roy Keane says England players didn't perform, dismisses Rooney criticism

Roy Hodgson’s men failed to win a game in Group D, as Costa Rica and Uruguay progressed into the knockout stages.

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Van Gaal guards against complacency ahead of Costa Rica quarter-final

“We should not underestimate Costa Rica. It is going to be a very tough match,” says LVG.

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Ochoa in high demand, says agent

No-one ever regretted buying someone based on a tournament performance.

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Monday 30 June, 2014

United front important for French success, says Cabaye

The French take on Nigeria today with a place in the last-eight on the line.

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Hitzfeld: Anything is possible against Argentina

They take on one of the tournament favourites on Tuesday.

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Jamie Carragher 'convinced' of Luis Suarez departure

The Uruguayan is out the Anfield gap, says Carra.

Babatunde set to miss rest of World Cup after horrific arm injury

A powerful shot from teammate Ogenyi Onazi caused the injury.

I will not resign, insists returning Roy Hodgson

The England boss reckons he’s the right man for the euro 2016 campaign.

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Cabaye credits Deschamps for French revolution at World Cup

Les Blues go into tonight’s Group E finale almost assured of top spot, and the current midfielder says it’s all down to his predecessor.

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Robin van Persie hails 'inexplicable' Dutch win

RVP could scarcely believe the manner of Netherlands’ victory as they thumped Spain 5-1 in the FIFA World Cup on Friday.

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Pirlo: Italy 'always' perform against England

The Juve dead-ball specialist fancies his chances against the Three Lions.

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Maradona compares Brazil final scalp to an 'orgasm'

Winning a tournament is a lot like making love to a beautiful woman.

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

England better equipped to deal with Pirlo, says Hodgson

Is he gonna play Danny Welbeck in the Park Ji Sung role?

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Monday 9 June, 2014

Cristiano Ronaldo in contention to play against Ireland

The Real Madrid star has missed Portugal’s last two World Cup warm-up games against Greece and Mexico

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Argentina team pose with provocative Falklands banner ahead of Slovenia game

FIFA do not tolerate political influence in international football and are expected to penalise the team in some form.

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Friday 6 June, 2014

Scolari tips Brazil-Argentina World Cup final

The hosts are widely considered favourites to lift a sixth World Cup title at the Maracana Stadium next month.

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Thursday 5 June, 2014

David Villa's off to Melbourne City before he heads for New York

Damien Duff might be crossing the ball for La Liga great Down Under.

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Italy follow up their draw against Ireland with another tie... against Luxembourg

Lump on. A slow start usually means they win the World Cup.

Witch doctor takes credit for Ronaldo's injury

‘This injury can never be cured by any medic,’ he says.

Van Gaal: Van Persie will be fit for World Cup

The Netherlands will come up against defending champions Spain, Chile and Australia.

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Michel Platini hits back at British media's corruption allegations

One report suggests the UEFA chief met a Qatar lobbyist in a ‘secret meeting’.

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Scholes: England should play like Liverpool in Brazil

The former Man Utd playmaker reckons there should be ‘four or five’ Anfield stars in the first XI.

Messi can inspire Argentina success, says Martino

Can Argentina clinch a famous tournament win in Brazil?

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Carragher lauds 'modern striker' Sturridge as England's secret World Cup weapon

The Liverpool man faces Luis Suarez’s Uruguay in the first game next month.

Steven Gerrard 'over' title disappointment

“I can’t just focus on one mistake I made over 38 games.”

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Robbie Keane: Leo Messi wouldn't be enough to help USA in Brazil

But what do you really think, skip?

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Friday 23 May, 2014

'What I said wasn't very nice perhaps' - Materazzi conscience clear on famous Zidane incident

It’s almost eight years since Zizou stuck the head in the trash-talking Italian.

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Le Tissier urges United targets Lallana and Shaw to stay at Southampton

The Soccer Saturday pundit reckons the pair are better off at St Mary’s.

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

World Cup hopefuls Germany could wilt in Brazilian heat, warns Diego Maradona

El Diego fancies them to impress though.

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Thursday 6 March, 2014

England can win World Cup, insists Mourinho

“When I see the players and the experience of the players and the clubs where they play, I don’t understand why one day it cannot happen.”

# world-cup-2014-subscription - Friday 24 January, 2014

England 'WAGs' not welcome at Rio base

Roy Hodgson plans on running a tight ship this summer.