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The Matilda’s Focused On Olympics Following World Cup Elimination

The Matilda’s Focused On Olympics Following World Cup Elimination

Australian coach Alen Stajcic has turned his attention to the 2016 Olympic Women’s Football Tournament following the Matilda’s historic run at the 2015 FIFA World Cup in Canada. Expectations were not particularly high for the Matilda’s heading into the World Cup after they were drawn in the ‘Group Of Death’ alongside the United States, Sweden…

2015 Copa America Review – Chile Claim Biggest Win In History

2015 Copa America Review – Chile Claim Biggest Win In History

Chile stamped themselves as genuine players on the global scene with their exciting 2014 World Cup campaign and they built on that momentum by taking out the 2015 Copa America in front of their home fans. Chile were drawn alongside Bolivia, Ecuador and Mexico in Group A of the Copa America and they started their…

Australia Draws Well in 2018 Football World Cup Qualifying

Australia Draws Well in 2018 Football World Cup Qualifying

Australia secured undoubtedly their best result to date when taking out the Asian Cup on home soil in January, and are offered a great chance of progressing past the second stage of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying after being drawn alongside four relatively unheralded nations. Known for fighting well above their weight in the footballing…

Germany Wins 2014 World Cup Final

Germany Wins 2014 World Cup Final

An extra-time goal from substitute Mario Gotze was enough for Germany to win the 2014 World Cup over Argentina at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro this morning. Germany went into the 2014 World Cup Final as clear favourites after their 7-1 demolition of Brazil in the semi-final, but they had to wait until 113…

The Netherlands Wrap up Third Place at 2014 World Cup

The Netherlands Wrap up Third Place at 2014 World Cup

While arguably bittersweet in nature, The Netherlands have ended their 2014 FIFA World Cup tenure in style, beating host nation Brazil 3-0 in their third-place playoff match on Sunday morning at the Estadio Nacional de Brasilia. Unlucky not to progress to the World Cup final after losing to Argentina in a penalty shoot-out early last…

Brazil vs The Netherlands 2014 World Cup Preview

Brazil vs The Netherlands 2014 World Cup Preview

Bowing out of contention for the 2014 FIFA World Cup final with heartbreaking losses to Germany and Argentina respectively earlier this week, Brazil and The Netherlands will face-off for third place honours at the Estadio de Brasilia at 6am AEST on Sunday. Clear favourites to win the 2014 World Cup on home soil prior to…

Germany vs Argentina 2014 World Cup Final Preview

Germany vs Argentina 2014 World Cup Final Preview

A World Cup filled with plenty of goals, massive upsets, tense moments and outstanding individual performances will conclude on Monday morning when Germany take on Argentina in the 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana. Both sides took very different routes to the 2014 World Cup final; with Germany humiliating Brazil in front of their…

Argentina Through To 2014 World Cup Final

Argentina Through To 2014 World Cup Final

Argentina have progressed to the final of the 2014 World Cup after scoring a 4-2 penalty shootout win over the Netherlands at Arena De Sao Paulo this morning. Neither Argentina nor Netherlands were willing to take risks in their semi-final clash and a penalty shootout looked the most likely option from very early on in…

Argentina vs Netherlands 2014 World Cup Preview

Argentina vs Netherlands 2014 World Cup Preview

The first semi-final of the 2014 World Cup produced a result that nobody was predicting and Argentina and Netherlands will meet at Arena De Sao Paulo this morning to decide who will go on to the face an in-form Germany in the 2014 World Cup final. Argentina were one of the fancies to make a…

Germany Destroys Brazil to Reach 2014 World Cup Final

Germany Destroys Brazil to Reach 2014 World Cup Final

Germany have sent shockwaves through the 2014 World Cup, destroying host nation Brazil 7-1 in their semi-final at the Estadio Mineirao this morning to reach July 13th’s final showdown. Outsiders in early betting markets to progress past the pre-tournament favourites and into their second World Cup Final since the turn of the century, Germany began…