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#2014 World Cup

# 2014-world-cup - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Germany star's descent into hell after 2014 World Cup dream goal

Mario Goetze looked poised to become “the German Messi”.

# 2014-world-cup - Monday 5 October, 2015

What can Ireland learn from Germany’s footballing reinvention?

Author and journalist Raphael Honigstein chats to The42 about his new book on the 2014 World Cup winners.

# 2014-world-cup - Thursday 25 December, 2014

Remembering the 2014 World Cup -- in pictures

Some called it the best World Cup ever. It certainly produced some stunning pictures.

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

David O'Leary and 4 other memorable World Cup substitutions

Louis van Gaal is not the only coach who’s made an inspired decision in a crucial World Cup game.

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

'Think of money as pubic hair and FIFA as wax' - John Oliver gives a unique take on the World Cup

The comedian called the organisation ‘comically grotesque’.

# 2014-world-cup - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Six goals for Germany but Reus injury threatens World Cup ambitions

The Dortmund winger was rushed to hospital after an ankle injury.

# 2014-world-cup - Sunday 1 June, 2014

# 2014-world-cup - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Experienced cover for Costa means no place for Navas, Negredo or Llorente in Spain's World Cup squad

David Villa and Fernando Torres have been named alongside Pedro as cover.

# 2014-world-cup - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

This ESPN ad for the 2014 World Cup will make you cringe

The commercial features cult commentator Ian Darke commentating over a first date.

# 2014-world-cup - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Here's all you need to know about the World Cup in 100 seconds 100 Days This post contains videos

Here's all you need to know about the World Cup in 100 seconds

Except what FIFA’s 33rd team will be up to when the rest of the world are checking out Brazil and the boys.

# 2014-world-cup - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Jonathan Wilson on Liverpool’s 2005 Champions League win, 4-5-1 vs 4-4-2 and his favourites to win the World Cup

We spoke with the journalist and author about his new book on the Anfield club.

# 2014-world-cup - Thursday 2 January, 2014

8 key questions ahead of this summer’s World Cup

Will Messi thrive? Can England escape from their group? What can Ireland learn?

# 2014-world-cup - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Check out this brilliant new ESPN ad for the 2014 World Cup

Neymar and other Brazilian stars feature prominently in the first promo for the June tournament.

# 2014-world-cup - Monday 30 December, 2013

7 sporting tweets we'd love to see in 2014 Football This post contains images

7 sporting tweets we'd love to see in 2014

From Seanie’s new contract to Paul Galvin’s love of Pennys.

# 2014-world-cup - Monday 9 December, 2013

Trap reveals he could be managing at the 2014 World Cup

The former Ireland boss says his next job will definitely be with an international team.

# 2014-world-cup - Monday 11 November, 2013

Diego Costa robbed of chance to make his Spain debut

The Brazilian-born striker was in line to make his bow for the world champions but has been ruled out through injury.

# 2014-world-cup - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

In focus: Unrest sheds light on new face of Brazil

The protests around the Confederations Cup have raised grave questions over Brazil’s readiness to stage the World Cup

# 2014-world-cup - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Hawk-Eye shot down as GoalControl wins FIFA goal-line technology battle

The German system will operate at both the Confederations Cup and World Cup.