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# wc2014 - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Croatia's early exit, the great Davor Suker and comparisons with Ireland

Niko Kovac’s team will turn attentions to the Euro 2016 qualifiers after finishing third in Group A, writes our man in Brazil.

# wc2014 - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Diego Maradona looks on as Lionel Messi sweeps Argentina into last 16

El Diego cheered his country on at Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte.

# wc2014 - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge The New York Times just made the greatest correction of the World Cup Correction Please

The New York Times just made the greatest correction of the World Cup

We had no idea the tournament had been going on so long.

# wc2014 - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the second night of World Cup action

There were almost as many offside goals on Friday as images of Iker Casillas picking the ball out of the Spanish net.

# wc2014 - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Buffon fires Hart a World Cup warning

The England goalkeeper needs to be playing before he faces the Azzurri, the Italy icon says.

# wc2014 - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Cafu: Stadium collapse just one of those things

“I think that accidents can happen anywhere. If you are rebuilding your house, something tragic can happen,” the defender said.

# wc2014 - Friday 21 June, 2013

FIFA: No plans to cancel Confederations Cup despite protest in Brazil

Local media reported today that football’s world governing body may call time on the World Cup warm-up tournament.

# wc2014 - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Republic of Ireland stars grilled on WAGs, baldness and ‘looker’ Manuela Young Hacks This post contains videos

# wc2014 - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

'Ireland were fortunate to get a point' - Austria reacts to late World Cup draw

One Austrian newspaper described how the Irish were ‘up to their necks in water’ late in the second-half.

# wc2014 - Friday 8 March, 2013

FIFA sell Maracana tickets for Confederation Cup, admit 'there's no Plan B'

Hey Ronaldo and Bebeto, get the finger(s) out.

# wc2014 - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Sao Paulo awarded Copa Sudamericana final as match abandoned amid chaos

This isn’t what FIFA wants to see ahead of the 2014 World cup in Brazil in two years’ time.

# wc2014 - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Group C wrap: Sweden produce incredible comeback in Berlin

Germany threw away a 4-0 lead to drop points while Austria overcame Kazakhstan in Ireland’s group.

# wc2014 - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Robbie Brady called up to Ireland squad for WC qualifiers

The Manchester United midfielder replaces Kevin Doyle, who will definitely miss games against Germany and the Faroe Islands.

# wc2014 - Friday 7 September, 2012

As it happened: Kazakhstan v Republic of Ireland, World Cup 2014 qualifier

The road to Rio started with what should have been a straightforward night against the world’s 142nd best team. Catch up with the action from Astana in our minute-by-minute report.

# wc2014 - Thursday 6 September, 2012

Kazakh captain: Nothing less than a victory will do for us

Kairat Nurdauletov is aiming high, and says he and his team-mates will not accept a draw.

# wc2014 - Monday 20 February, 2012

Michael O'Neill coaxes Hughes out of retirement for first game in charge

Young Newcastle man Shane Ferguson is also featured in Northern Ireland panel to face Norway next week.

# wc2014 - Friday 18 November, 2011

Kazakhstan up first on the road to Brazil 2014

The Republic of Ireland’s fixture list for World Cup 2014 qualifying was confirmed this morning.