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The Netherlands Progress to 2014 World Cup Semi-final

The Netherlands Progress to 2014 World Cup Semi-final

The Netherlands have survived a typically spirited fight from Central American qualifiers Costa Rica, beating the minnow nation 4-3 on penalties to book a place in their second consecutive FIFA World Cup semi-final. The absolute surprise packets of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Costa Rica were expected to play three pool matches and…

Costa Rica Progress to 2014 World Cup Quarter Finals

Costa Rica Progress to 2014 World Cup Quarter Finals

In an all-round impressive performance at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Costa Rica has progressed through to the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in history after a nail-biting 5-3 victory on penalties over Greece in their Round of 16 clash this morning. In what was without doubt a justified man-of-the-match performance, Costa Rican…

Costa Rica vs Greece 2014 World Cup Preview

Costa Rica vs Greece 2014 World Cup Preview

It is fair to say that not many experts predicted that Costa Rica and Greece would meet in the second round of the 2014 World Cup, but both sides will fancy their chances of progressing to the quarter finals. Costa Rica have been the surprise packets of the tournament to date and defeated Italy and…

Colombia vs Uruguay 2014 World Cup Preview

Colombia vs Uruguay 2014 World Cup Preview

Only the second meeting between two South American nations at the 2014 FIFA World Cup following the opening Round of 16 game between Brazil and Chile, Sunday morning’s match between Colombia and Uruguay is shaping as one of the most fiercely-contested head-to-heads so-far. Champions of Group C, Colombia has no issue in overcoming all of…

Colombia Cruise Past Japan 4-1 at 2014 World Cup

Colombia Cruise Past Japan 4-1 at 2014 World Cup

Colombia have stamped their authority over Group C at the 2014 FIFA World Cup this morning, completing a perfect pool performance of three wins from as many starts with a thumping 4-1 victory over Japan, knocking the Blue Samurai out of the tournament. Having already ensured qualification to the knockout phase of the World Cup…

2014 World Cup: Controversial Penalty Sinks Ivory Coast

2014 World Cup: Controversial Penalty Sinks Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast coach Sabri Lamouchi has resigned after a controversial penalty saw his side eliminated from the 2014 World Cup after losing to Greece 2-1. The Ivory Coast went into their final pool game knowing that a draw would likely be enough to send them through to the World Cup round of 16, while Greece…

England Finish 2014 World Cup Without A Win

England Finish 2014 World Cup Without A Win

England have finished the 2014 World Cup without a win and on the bottom of their group after playing out a scoreless draw with Costa Rica at Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte this morning. England’s chances of qualifying for the second round of the 2014 World Cup were ended when they started their campaign with…

Greece vs Ivory Coast 2014 World Cup Preview

Greece vs Ivory Coast 2014 World Cup Preview

Both offered a chance to join likely Group C champions Colombia in the knockout phase of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, tomorrow morning’s match between Greece and the Ivory Coast is shaping as one of the most highly anticipated showdowns of the final round of pool fixtures. Good enough to hold on for…

Japan and Greece Play Out 0-0 Draw at 2014 World Cup

Japan and Greece Play Out 0-0 Draw at 2014 World Cup

Exhibiting an exciting brand of end to end football in their 2014 FIFA World Cup Group C clash this morning, Japan and Greece have surprisingly played out a nil-all draw at the Estadio das Dunas in Natal. Having each registered heat-breaking defeats in their World Cup campaign opening matches last week, both the Japanese and…

Colombia Record Positive 2014 World Cup Result

Colombia Record Positive 2014 World Cup Result

Colombia moved closer to the second round of the 2014 World Cup after scoring a 2-1 victory over the Ivory Coast in Brasilia earlier this morning. Colombia went into the clash with the Ivory Coast as clear favourites after their opening 3-0 victory over Greece and the South American side produced an ever better performance…