It's the 20th edition of the World Cup and it got under way with a very colourful opening ceremony and a game shrouded with controversies as the host nation, Brazil defeated Croatia by 3-1. This is a page that will serve you updates, pictures, videos, embedded tweets and match reports during
The Schedule (All times in GMT+1) June 15: Argentina vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina - Estadio do Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, 11:00PM June 16: Iran vs. Nigeria - Arena da Baixada, Curitiba, 8:00PM June 21: Argentina vs. Iran - Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte, 5:00PM June 21: Nigeria vs. Bosnia and Herzegovina - Arena Pantanal, Cuiaba, 11:00 PM June
GROUP E – REVIEW SWITZERLAND The Swiss national football team (also known as the Schweizer Nati in German, La Nati in French, Squadra Nazionale in Italian) will be making their 9th appearance at the FIFA World Cup. They have posted solid if unspectacular performances with the Quarter-Final finishes in 1934, 1938 and 1954 being their best performances.
Columbia qualified from the Commebol region with 30 points from 16 games, second only to Argentina. They have qualified for the World Cup on four previous occasions reaching the Round of 16 in 1990 where they lost to Africa’s Cameroun. They are currently ranked number 8 in the World. Columbia announced
Group G is overall a very interesting group. A perennial powerhouse. A perennial bust. An African dark horse and the United States. Germany A perienniel contender, when was the last time that Germany didn’t go into a tournament as anything less than a viable contender? The Germans have been long known for
It feels weird to write this but never in the history of the World Cup has an underdog won football’s biggest prize. Always the usual suspects, step forward Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Uruguay, Italy and the roll call continues. But we also need to define the term dark horse, Wikipedia.com simply defines
FIFA World Cup™ hosts Brazil strolled to a 4-0 win over Panama in their penultimate warm-up on Tuesday, goals from Neymar, Daniel Alves, Hulk and Willian securing the victory margin. After a tentative opening, the Selecao easily saw off limited opponents as Neymar, with his 31st international goal, set the ball rolling, rifling
FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke is giving Brazilian organisers only four weeks to show that the stadium in Curitiba will be ready in time for the World Cup. Valcke showed real concern about the pace of construction at the Arena da Baixada after visiting the southern city on Tuesday, saying that