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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…

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…

Luis Suarez Out of 2014 World Cup for Biting Giorgio Chiellini

Luis Suarez Out of 2014 World Cup for Biting Giorgio Chiellini

FIFA has confirmed striker Luis Suarez will be banned for nine international matches and all involvement in football for four months for biting defender Giorgio Chiellini in Uruguay’s 1-0 World Cup victory over Italy on Wednesday morning. Immediately claiming his innocence, Suarez told reporters it was in fact Chiellini who sparked the incident following Uruguay’s…

2014 World Cup Results: Uruguay Victory Soured by Alleged Biting Incident

2014 World Cup Results: Uruguay Victory Soured by Alleged Biting Incident

Uruguay have snuck through to the knock-out stages of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, beating Italy 1-0 at the Estadio das Dunas in a match which was marred by another alleged biting incident involving striker Luis Suarez. Uruguayan captain Diego Godin converted in the 81st minute to send Uruguay to a meeting with Colombia in…

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…

England vs Costa Rica 2014 World Cup Preview

England vs Costa Rica 2014 World Cup Preview

Widely considered to be the first nation drawn in Group D at the 2014 FIFA World Cup to find themselves on the plane home, Costa Rica are offered the chance to seal top spot in the second ‘Pool of Death’ and progression to the knockout phase with just a draw against England at the Estadio…

Uruguay vs Italy 2014 World Cup Preview

Uruguay vs Italy 2014 World Cup Preview

There is arguably no bigger clash in the final round of pool games at the 2014 World Cup, with Uruguay and Italy both fighting to keep their World Cup hopes alive at Arena das Dunas in Natal at 2am (AEST) tomorrow morning. Italy and Uruguay both suffered shock losses to Costa Rica and that means…

Costa Rica Stuns Italy 1-0 at 2014 World Cup

Costa Rica Stuns Italy 1-0 at 2014 World Cup

Costa Rica has unbelievably secured a position in the knockout stages of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil this morning, continuing their incredible run of upsets to beat Italy 1-0 at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife. Drawn alongside powerhouse nations Italy, Uruguay and England in Group D at the 2014 World Cup, Costa Rica…