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England can win 2014 World Cup says optimistic Hodgson

England discover World Cup group stage fate

Brazil to open World Cup against Croatia

Spain begin World Cup defence against Holland

2014 World Cup group stage: The draw

Fifa move back England v Italy kick-off time

2014 World Cup TV schedule announced

Referees to use vanishing spray at the World Cup

Knee injury rules England's Walcott out of World Cup

England announce pre-World Cup friendlies

Cole could benefit England at World Cup -  Mourinho 

Chelsea skipper Terry rules out England return

Hodgson recruits leading psychiatrist Peters

Hodgson defends Cleverley after petition

Fifa's Blatter allays World Cup fears

Saints striker Rodriguez ruled out for World Cup

Hodgson names youthful 23-man England squad

England's Cole retires from international football

Lampard named England vice-captain 

Manchester United appoint Dutch head coach van Gaal

Wilshere given England's number seven: Squad numbers announced

Spain's Thiago ruled out of World Cup with knee injury

England squad train in warm clothing

Referee Webb prepares for World Cup

Holland's van der Vaart to miss World Cup 

Lars Bender out of Germany World Cup squad

Midfielder Kranjcar ruled out of tournament for Croatia

Pele: Spain and Germany are biggest Brazil obstacles

Fifa concerns about three World Cup stadiums

Hodgson impressed with England in training

Scholes: England should play like Liverpool 

England ease past Peru in final home friendly

Sturridge: Peru was perfect England send-off

Hodgson hails England support for final Wembley hurrah

England will be ready for Italy says captain Gerrard

Italy midfielder Montolivo to miss World Cup

England jet off to Miami for World Cup friendlies

Spain ordered to make third World Cup kit

Balotelli: England are not one of Italy's World Cup rivals

England striker Lambert signs for Liverpool

Veteran midfielder Lampard reveals Chelsea departure

Italy striker Immobile signs for Dortmund

Injured Colombia striker Falcao out of World Cup

Roy Keane quits ITV punditry role before World Cup  

Sir Bobby Charlton backs Rooney after criticism 

England players will sing anthem at World Cup - Hodgson 

Lampard likely to retire from England duty after World Cup 

England's Ecuador preparations ruined by Miami rain 

Milner to start at right-back for England against Ecuador

Gerrard - England are practicing penalties "a lot"

Iniesta eager for another Spain World Cup win 

Le Saux - Baines over Shaw for England against Italy

Kovac: Croatia proud to be part of World Cup opener

Ecuador hold England in entertaining draw in Miami

Raheem Sterling to serve one-match friendly ban

England's Oxlade-Chamberlain to undergo knee scan 

England boss Hodgson in positive mood after Ecuador draw

Ecuador skipper Valencia issues apology for England red card

England rise to 10th in Fifa pre-World Cup rankings 

Prandelli unconcerned by poor Italy form

Eduardo to sing both Brazil and Croatia anthems

Keshi: Nigeria must improve to have World Cup impact

Oxlade-Chamberlain has medial knee ligament injury

Ribery misses World Cup due to recurring back injury

Germany's Reus ruled out of tournament with ankle damage

Russia skipper Shirokov sidelined for World Cup 

England boss Hodgson hints at Sterling start against Italy

Electrical thunderstorm halts England's friendly with Honduras

England held by 10-man Honduras in storm-disrupted draw

Hodgson: Oxlade-Chamberlain will be fit for World Cup finals

Hodgson frustrated by Honduras approach 

Gerrard unhappy with Honduras tactics in goalless draw

Ronaldo misses training with tendonosis injury

Argentina's Mascherano signs extended Barcelona deal

BBC and ITV announce shared rights deal for 2018 and 2022

Brazil midfielder Fernandinho aims to emulate Kleberson

Injured defender Echiejile to miss World Cup with Nigeria

Cameroon players resolve World Cup pay dispute 

England squad land in Rio de Janeiro ahead of World Cup

Hodgson praises England squad outlook for friendlies

Italy full-back Abate says England could be World Cup 'revelation'

Hodgson backs England attackers to shine in Brazil

Italy magician Pirlo can "destroy" England - Scholes

Jennifer Lopez will still perform at opening ceremony

Poyet: Uruguay all out to beat England at World Cup

Police use tear gas to break up Sao Paolo protests

Gerrard leaves training early with minor groin problem

Referees for opening Group A & B games announced

Welbeck fitness to be assessed ahead of Italy

Rizzoli to ref Spain v Holland 2010 final rematch  

Brazil ready to host the World Cup, insists president Rousseff

World Cup 2014 - Refereeing hoping to stay in the spotlight

Goal-line technology to be used at 2014 World Cup

Germany goalkeeper Neuer fit to face Portugal

France striker Giroud hopes for start against Honduras

Germany's Lahm not focused on Portugal skipper Ronaldo

Welbeck will be fit for Italy says England team-mate Rooney

England staff to inspect dry pitch in Manuas

Sao Paolo metro strike delayed for two days

Support referee Bennett sent home with injury

Webb: Vanishing spray could lead to free-kick goals increase

Brazil vs Croatia -  Group A opener preview

World Cup Group Stage Round One Predictions

Croatia striker Jelavic does not fear tournament hosts Brazil

England are third most valuable team at World Cup

Match officials for Group C and D games revealed

Spain midfielder Fabregas signs for Chelsea

Dutch referee Kuipers to referee England opener in Manaus

Brazil set to open 64-game month-long tournament  

Italy defender De Sciglio to miss England opener

Police clash with Sao Paolo protestors hours before kick-off

25-minute opening ceremony raises World Cup curtain

Vanishing spray used at World Cup for first time

Croatia boss Kovac critical of Brazil penalty decision

Scolari backs penalty decision against Croatia

Brazil win over Croatia exceeds Neymar's dreams 

Marcelo: Fantastic support spurred on Brazil against Croatia

Croatia's Lovren blasts 'scandalous' referee after Brazil penalty

FIFPro critical of "unsuitable" Manaus pitch surface 

England vs Italy -  Group D opening match preview

Match Official Appointments for day four of World Cup

Serbian referee Mazic to ref Germany vs Portugal

World Cup 2014 Matchday Five - Referee Appointments

Portugal's Coentrao to miss rest of World Cup

Chile midfielder Vidal fit for Australia match

Refs for Group H openers and big Group A match announced

Pedro: Spain cannot afford any mistakes against Chile

Alonso: Spain end of dominant era claims "exaggerated"

USA referee Geiger receives vital Group B clash

Matchday Seven - World Cup match official appointments

English referee Webb set for first World Cup game

Carballo to referee Uruguay-England crunch game

Appointments for second group C announced

World Cup 2014: Spain vs Chile Group B preview

Group Stage Matchday Two expert predictions

Referees for matchday eight of World Cup revealed

Match officials revealed for matches 24, 25 and 26

Lallana: England capable of beating Uruguay

Referee appointments for World Cup matchday nine

Colombian linesman replaced after offside errors

Referee appointments for matchday ten announced

Matchday eleven - World Cup match official appointments

Group Stage Matchday Three expert predictions

Ravshan Irmatov to oversee Croatia's must-win Mexico clash

Gambia's Gassama in charge of Holland's Group B decider

Haimoudi to referee England against Costa Rica

Rodriguez Moreno to handle decisive Italy-Uruguay clash

Referees for matchday twelve of World Cup revealed

Costa Rica vs England -  Group D preview

Argentine official Pitana given third World Cup match

Match official appointments for World Cup matchday thirteen

Shukrulla to referee decisive Portugal-Ghana encounter

Final group stage match official appointments - day 14

Uzbek referee Irmatov to officiate third group game

Italy head coach Prandelli set to resign 

World Cup 2014 - Last 16 expert predictions

Match officials for first two Last 16 games announced

Brazil vs Chile Last 16 match preview

Webb to take charge of Brazil against Chile in last 16

Kuipers to referee Colombia vs Uruguay in last 16

World Cup 2014: Round of 16 TV Schedule

Eight Round of 16 ties for World Cup confirmed

Suarez handed four month worldwide ban from football

Brazil players becoming more nervous admits Scolari

Keshi resigns as Nigeria boss after last-16 exit

USA's Klinsmann questions Algerian referee appointment

Wilmots urges Belgium's Hazard to make USA impact

Veteran Swiss coach Hitzfeld retires from football

Zaccheroni resigns from Japan managerial post

World Cup Quarter-Final TV schedule revealed

Quarter-Final line-up confirmed: Brazil face Colombia

Pitana to ref France-Germany quarter-final

Carballo in charge of Brazil's Colombia last-eight tie 

First two quarter-final referees announced 

Brazil vs Colombia - World Cup quarter-final preview

Second two quarter-final match officials confirmed

Irmatov to handle Holland against Costa Rica

Rizzoli set for Argentina-Belgium quarter-final 

World Cup 2014 - Quarter-final expert predictions

Colombian singer Shakira to perform at closing ceremony

Brazil boss Scolari enlists help of squad psychologist

Scolari confident of host nation World Cup glory

World Cup: Argentina vs Belgium - quarter final preview

Referee Rodriguez Moreno awarded Brazil semi-final



Fixtures:

Group Stages


Thursday 12th June 2014         Group A            Brazil vs Croatia            KO 9pm        ITV/HD       Arena de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo

Friday 13th June 2014             Group A          Mexico vs Cameroon        KO 5pm        ITV/HD            Arena das Dunas, Natal

Friday 13th June 2014             Group B            Spain vs Holland            KO 8pm        BBC1/HD       Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador

Friday 13th June 2014             Group B            Chile vs Australia           KO 11pm       ITV/HD           Arena Pantanal, Cuiaba

Saturday 14th June 2014         Group C          Colombia vs Greece          KO 5pm       BBC1/HD       Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte

Saturday 14th June 2014         Group D         Uruguay vs Costa Rica       KO 8pm        ITV/HD         Estadio Castelao, Fortaleza

Saturday 14th June 2014         Group D            England vs Italy            KO 11pm       BBC1/HD          Arena Amazonia, Manaus

Sunday 15th June 2014           Group C          Ivory Coast vs Japan        KO 2am        ITV/HD          Arena Pernambuco, Recife

Sunday 15th June 2014           Group E         Switzerland vs Ecuador      KO 5pm        ITV/HD            Estadio Nacional, Brasilia

Sunday 15th June 2014           Group E           France vs Honduras         KO 8pm        BBC1/HD       Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre

Sunday 15th June 2014           Group F           Argentina vs Bosnia         KO 11pm       BBC1/HD          Estadio do Maracana, Rio

Monday 16th June 2014           Group F              Iran vs Nigeria             KO 8pm        BBC1/HD         Arena da Baixada, Curitiba

Monday 16th June 2014           Group G          Germany vs Portugal         KO 5pm        ITV/HD        Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador

Monday 16th June 2014           Group G              Ghana vs USA             KO 11pm       BBC1/HD          Arena das Dunas, Natal

Tuesday 17th June 2014          Group A             Brazil vs Mexico            KO 8pm        BBC1/HD         Estadio Castelao, Fortaleza

Tuesday 17th June 2014          Group H            Belgium vs Algeria          KO 5pm         ITV/HD       Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte

Tuesday 17th June 2014          Group H          Russia vs South Korea      KO 11pm       BBC1/HD           Arena Pantanal, Cuiaba

Wednesday 18th June 2014      Group A          Cameroon vs Croatia        KO 11pm       ITV/HD          Arena Amazonia, Manaus

Wednesday 18th June 2014      Group B           Australia vs Holland         KO 5pm         ITV/HD        Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre

Wednesday 18th June 2014      Group B               Spain vs Chile             KO 8pm        BBC1/HD          Estadio do Maracana, Rio

Thursday 19th June 2014         Group C        Colombia vs Ivory Coast      KO 5pm        BBC1/HD           Estadio Nacional, Brasilia

Thursday 19th June 2014         Group C             Japan vs Greece           KO 11pm       BBC1/HD            Arena das Dunas, Natal

Thursday 19th June 2014         Group D          Uruguay vs England          KO 8pm        ITV/HD       Arena de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo

Friday 20th June 2014             Group D           Italy vs Costa Rica          KO 5pm        BBC/HD           Arena Pernambuco, Recife

Friday 20th June 2014             Group E         Switzerland vs France        KO 8pm        ITV/HD         Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador

Friday 20th June 2014             Group E          Honduras vs Ecuador        KO 11pm       ITV/HD           Arena da Baixada, Curitiba

Saturday 21st June 2014         Group F            Argentina vs Iran            KO 5pm        ITV/HD       Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte

Saturday 21st June 2014         Group F            Nigeria vs Bosnia            KO 11pm       BBC1/HD            Arena Pantanal, Cuiaba

Saturday 21st June 2014         Group G           Germany vs Ghana           KO 8pm        BBC1/HD         Estadio Castelao, Fortaleza

Sunday 22nd June 2014           Group G            USA vs Portugal            KO 11pm        BBC1/HD           Arena Amazonia, Manaus

Sunday 22nd June 2014           Group H           Belgium vs Russia            KO 5pm         BBC1/HD         Estadio do Maracana, Rio

Sunday 22nd June 2014           Group H        South Korea vs Algeria        KO 8pm         ITV/HD       Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre

Monday 23rd June 2014           Group A           Cameroon vs Brazil           KO 9pm        ITV/HD           Estadio Nacional, Brasilia

Monday 23rd June 2014           Group A            Croatia vs Mexico           KO 9pm        ITV4/HD        Arena Pernambuco, Recife

Monday 23rd June 2014           Group B            Australia vs Spain           KO 5pm        ITV4/HD         Arena da Baixada, Curitiba

Monday 23rd June 2014           Group B             Holland vs Chile             KO 5pm         ITV/HD       Arena de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo

Tuesday 24th June 2014          Group C         Greece vs Ivory Coast        KO 9pm        BBC1/HD         Estadio Castelao, Fortaleza

Tuesday 24th June 2014          Group C           Japan vs Colombia           KO 9pm        BBC3/HD           Arena Pantanal, Cuiaba

Tuesday 24th June 2014          Group D         Costa Rica vs England        KO 5pm        ITV/HD       Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte

Tuesday 24th June 2014          Group D            Italy vs Uruguay            KO 5pm        ITV4/HD           Arena das Dunas, Natal

Wednesday 25th June 2014      Group E           Ecuador vs France           KO 9pm        BBC1/HD          Estadio do Maracana, Rio

Wednesday 25th June 2014      Group E       Honduras vs Switzerland       KO 9pm        BBC3/HD          Arena Amazonia, Manaus

Wednesday 25th June 2014      Group F             Bosnia vs Iran               KO 5pm        ITV4/HD         Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador

Wednesday 25th June 2014      Group F          Nigeria vs Argentina          KO 5pm        ITV/HD        Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre

Thursday 26th June 2014         Group G          Portugal vs Ghana            KO 5pm        BBC3/HD           Estadio Nacional, Brasilia

Thursday 26th June 2014         Group G           USA vs Germany             KO 5pm        BBC1/HD        Arena Pernambuco, Recife

Thursday 26th June 2014         Group H           Algeria vs Russia             KO 9pm        ITV4/HD          Arena da Baixada, Cuiaba

Thursday 26th June 2014         Group H        South Korea vs Belgium       KO 9pm         ITV/HD        Arena de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo



Last 16 Stage


Saturday 28th June 2014          Last 16              Brazil vs Chile              KO 5pm        BBC1/HD     Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte

Saturday 28th June 2014          Last 16          Colombia vs Uruguay        KO 9pm        ITV/HD           Estadio do Maracana, Rio

Sunday 29th June 2014            Last 16          Netherlands vs Mexico      KO 5pm          ITV/HD         Estadio Castelao, Fortaleza

Sunday 29th June 2014            Last 16          Costa Rica vs Greece        KO 9pm         ITV/HD         Arena Pernambuco, Recife

Monday 30th June 2014            Last 16             France vs Nigeria          KO 5pm        BBC1/HD         Estadio Nacional, Brasilia

Monday 30th June 2014            Last 16            Germany vs Algeria        KO 9pm          ITV/HD        Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre

Tuesday 1st July 2014              Last 16        Argentina vs Switzerland     KO 5pm        BBC1/HD      Arena de Sao Paolo, Sao Paulo

Tuesday 1st July 2014              Last 16             Belgium vs USA            KO 9pm         BBC1/HD        Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador



Quarter Final Stage


Friday 4th July 2014             Quarter-Final         France vs Germany       KO 5pm         BBC1/HD           Estadio do Maracana, Rio

Friday 4th July 2014             Quarter-Final          Brazil vs Colombia        KO 9pm          ITV/HD            Estadio Castelao, Fortaleza

Saturday 5th July 2014         Quarter-Final        Argentina vs Belgium      KO 5pm          ITV/HD            Estadio Nacional, Brasilia

Saturday 5th July 2014         Quarter-Final        Holland vs Costa Rica     KO 9pm         BBC1/HD          Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador



Semi Final Stage


Tuesday 8th July 2014           Semi-Final            Brazil vs Germany        KO 9pm         BBC1/HD      Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte

Wednesday 9th July 2014       Semi-Final           Argentina vs Holland     KO 9pm          ITV/HD        Arena de Sao Paolo, Sao Paolo



Click on the image below to see the top scorers in the tournament:-




World Cup Squads:




Group A
          Brazil

Group A          Cameroon

Group A          Croatia

Group A          Mexico

Group B          Spain

Group B          Holland

Group B          Australia

Group B          Chile

Group C          Ivory Coast

Group C          Japan

Group C          Colombia

Group C          Greece

Group D          ENGLAND

Group D          Italy

Group D          Uruguay

Group D          Costa Rica





Group E
          France

Group E           Switzerland
 
Group E           Ecuador

Group E           Honduras

Group F           Nigeria

Group F           Bosnia-Herzegovina

Group F           Iran

Group F           Argentina

Group G          Germany

Group G          Portugal

Group G          USA

Group G          Ghana

Group H          Belgium

Group H          Algeria

Group H          Russia

Group H          South Korea



Features:


Photos:



Videos:




More videos (from BBC Sport):


Five of the worst World Cup misses

Five of the best goals that were never scored

Five of the best World Cup goal celebrations

Five of the best World Cup screamers

Five of the best World Cup volleyed goals

Five of the best World Cup free-kicks  

Five of the best World Cup headers

The story of the World Cups before the war

The story of 1950 Brazil and 1954 Switzerland

The story of 1958 Sweden and 1962 Chile

The story of England’s World Cup win in 1966

The story of the 1970 World Cup in Mexico

The story of the 1974 World Cup in West Germany

The story of the 1978 World Cup in Argentina

The story of the 1982 World Cup in Spain

The story of the 1986 World Cup in Mexico

The story of the 1990 World Cup in Italy

The story of the 1994 World Cup in the USA

The story of the 1998 World Cup in France

The story of the 2002 World Cup in Japan & South Korea

The story of the 2006 World Cup in Germany

The story of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa

The Fifa 2014 World Cup in numbers

Testing the Brazuca ball in time for the World Cup

World Cup Openers: The pick of the goals from 1982 to 2010

Countdown to kick-off: Brazil's best World Cup moments

Thierry Henry describes pressure on host nation Brazil

Astronauts at space centre show off their football skills

Spain head coach Del Bosque does a spot of head juggling

Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure fit and raring to go 

England World Cup update on 11 June

England striker Rickie Lambert on "a dream come true"

World Cup 2014: Day One in numbers

Wacky moments from around the world

Super Neymar and the Best from Brazil on Day One 

Man United not a distraction for Dutch coach van Gaal

Gary Lineker gives his Spain vs Netherlands verdict

Round One of Group Stage complete: The best bits so far

Question marks over Brazil says South American expert Vickery

World Cup 2014: Day Six in numbers

England's Oxlade-Chamberlain taunted by young fan

Flying Dutchman fever - Van Persie grips the Netherlands

Hodgson - England to maintain attacking philosophy

Fifa Street World Freestyler returns to home turf in Scotland




Tables:

Group A -  Last updated on 23rd June 2014 


Position                   Team                      PLD       W        D        L        GD      Pts
 

1st                          Brazil                       3         2         1        0        +5       7

2nd                        Mexico                      3         2         1        0        +3       7

3rd                         Croatia                     3         1         0        2         0        3

4th                       Cameroon                   3         0         0        3        -8        0


* Home nation Brazil are through as group winners on goal difference after 3-1 and 4-1 wins against Cameroon and Croatia
* Mexico qualify as runners-up after only managing a 3-1 win against Croatia and a 1-0 win against Cameroon.
* Croatia finish third with three points following defeats by Brazil and Mexico but did crush Cameroon
* Cameroon finish bottom following three straight defeats



Group B -  Last updated on 23rd June 2014


Position                   Team                      PLD       W        D        L        GD      Pts
 

1st                      Netherlands                  3         3         0        0         +7      9

2nd                         Chile                        3         2         0        1         +2      6

3rd                         Spain                        3         1         0        2         -3       3

4th                       Australia                      3         0        0        3          -6       0


* Netherlands are group winners after winning all three of their games: a 5-1 thrashing of Spain and a narrow 3-2 win against the Aussies and 2-0 against Chile
* Chile qualify as runners-up after a 3-1 win over Australia, 2-0 win against Spain and last-day defeat to Holland
* Spain have been eliminated in Group B following a heavy loss to Netherlands and Chile but easy win over Australia
* Australia finish bottom after losing all three of their games in the group stage.



Group C -  Last updated on 27th June 2014


Position                   Team                      PLD       W        D        L        GD      Pts
 

1st                        Colombia                    3         3         0        0         +7      9

2nd                        Greece                      3         1         1        1          -2      4

3rd                       Ivory Coast                 3         1         0        2         -1       3

4th                         Japan                       3         0         1        2         -4       1


* Colombia are winners of group C after an easy win against Greece, 2-1 victory against Ivory Coast and 4-1 thrashing of Japan
* Greece finish in second place despite defeat to Colombia and draw with Japan, they beat Ivory Coast to qualify.
* Ivory Coast finish third after defeats against Colombia and Greece, with a win against Japan to show for their efforts.
* Japan finish bottom after drawing with Greece, they lost to Ivory Coast and heavily to Colombia



Group D -  Last updated on 27th June 2014


Position                   Team                      PLD       W        D        L        GD      Pts
 

1st                       Costa Rica                   3         2         1        0         +2      7

2nd                       Uruguay                     3         2         0        1          0       6

3rd                           Italy                       3         1         0        2          -1      3

4th                        England                     3         0         1        2          -2      1


* Costa Rica are group winners top of the table after coming back to win 3-1 against Uruguay, a 1-0 win against Italy and holding England to a goalless draw
* Uruguay finish in second place after two wins against Italy and England following their opening game defeat to Costa Rica
* Italy end up third in the group after two straight defeats to Costa Rica and Uruguay plus their win against England
* England are bottom of the table after 2-1 defeats to Italy and Uruguay and goalless draw with Costa Rica



Group E -  Last updated on 27th June 2014


Position                   Team                      PLD       W        D        L        GD      Pts
 

1st                         France                       3         2         1        0         +6      7

2nd                     Switzerland                   3         2         0        1         +1      6

3rd                        Ecuador                      3         1         1        1          0       4

4th                       Honduras                     3         0         0        3         -7       0


* France are group winners after comfortable 3-0 win against Honduras, 5-2 win against Switzerland and 0-0 draw with Ecuador.
* Switzerland go through as runners-up after wins against Ecuador and Honduras coupled with thrashing by France
* Ecuador finish third in Group E after 2-1 defeat to Switzerland and 0-0 draw with France wasn't enough despite win against Honduras
* Honduras are bottom of the table after being beaten by France 3-0, 2-1 by Ecuador and 3-0 by Switzerland



Group F -  Last updated on 27th June 2014


Position                   Team                      PLD       W        D        L        GD      Pts
 

1st                       Argentina                    3         3         0        0         +3       9

2nd                        Nigeria                      3         1         1        1         0         4

3rd                         Bosnia                      3         1         0        2         0         3

4th                           Iran                        3         0         1        2         -3       1


* Argentina are Group F winners with three wins out of three against Bosnia, Iran and Nigeria
* Nigeria are runners-up after a win against Bosnia, a draw with Iran and narrow loss to Argentina
* Bosnia are third after beating Iran in their final game after defeats by Argentina and Nigeria
* Iran end up bottom after only picking up a draw - with Nigeria - and defeats by Argentina and Bosnia



Group G -  Last updated on 27th June 2014


Position                   Team                      PLD       W        D        L        GD      Pts
 

1st                       Germany                     3         2         1        0         +5      7

2nd                         USA                         3         1         1        1          0       4

3rd                       Portugal                      3         1         1        1         -3      4

4th                       Ghana                         3         0         1        2         -2      1


* Germany are group winners after wins against Portugal and USA plus a draw with bottom-side Ghana
* USA go through as runners-up on goal difference with a win against Ghana and a draw with Portugal, as well as a narrow loss to the Germans
* Portugal finish third on goal difference with a narrow win against Ghana, a draw with the USA and a thrashing by Germany
* Ghana finish bottom with just one point against Germany and narrow defeats against Portugal and the USA



Group H -  Last updated on 27th June 2014


Position                   Team                      PLD       W        D        L        GD      Pts
 

1st                        Belgium                      3         3         0        0        +3       9

2nd                        Algeria                       3         1         1        1        +1       4

3rd                         Russia                       3         0         2        1         -1       2

4th                     South Korea                   3         0         1        2         -3       1


* Belgium are through as winners of group H with three straight, narrow wins against Algeria, Russia and South Korea.
* Algeria join Belgium in the last sixteen following a win and draw against South Korea and Russia and a narrow loss to Belgium.
* Russia finish third after drawing with South Korea and Algeria and losing to Belgium
* South Korea finish bottom after narrow defeat to Belgium, loss to Algeria and draw with Russia.



Results and Reports:


NEYMAR STARS AS BRAZIL OFF TO WINNING START IN OPENER



Fifa World Cup 2014 Group A

BRAZIL 3 (Neymar 29, 71 pen, Oscar 90+1)
CROATIA 1 (Marcelo 11 og)

Thursday 12th June


A controversial penalty helped hosts Brazil earn a hard-fought win over Croatia in the 2014 World Cup curtain raiser in Sao Paolo. 


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HOLDERS SPAIN STUNNED AS VAN PERSIE AND ROBBEN LEAD DUTCH MASTERCLASS



Fifa World Cup 2014 Group B
SPAIN 1 (Alonso 27 pen)
HOLLAND 5 (Van Persie 43, 72, Robben 52, 80, de Vrij 64)

Friday 13th June


Two goals apiece from captain Robin Van Persie and Arjen Robben helped Netherlands come from behind to enact their revenge on World and European Champions Spain with a crushing win.


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SUAREZ-LESS URUGUAY SHOCKED BY COSTA RICA SECOND HALF BLITZ



Fifa World Cup 2014 Group D
URUGUAY 1 (Cavani 23 pen, Pereira 90+4 s/off)
COSTA RICA 3 (Campbell 49, Duarte 57, Urena 84)

Saturday 14th June


Two goals in three second-half minutes saw Costa Rica come from behind to beat Uruguay 3-1 in the first major shock of the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Fortaleza.


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RUTHLESS ITALY SEE OFF UNFORTUNATE ENGLAND IN THE JUNGLE




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group D
ENGLAND 1 (Sturridge 37)
ITALY 2 (Marchisio 35, Balotelli 50)

Saturday 14th June


England opened their World Cup campaign with a frustrating defeat to Italy in the tropical heat of Manaus, which leaves them playing catch up in Group D.


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SWISS LEAVE IT LATE TO COME BACK AGAINST ECUADOR




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group E
SWITZERLAND 2 (Mehmedi 48, Seferovic 90+3)
ECUADOR 1 (E Valencia 22)

Sunday 15th June


Switzerland snatched a stoppage-time victory over Ecuador in Brasilia to make a winning start to the World Cup finals.


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MESSI'S MARACANA MAGIC GIVES ARGENTINA WINNING START




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group F
ARGENTINA 2 (Kolasinac 3 og, Messi 65)
BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA 1 (Ibisevic 84)

Sunday 15th June


Lionel Messi scored only his second goal at a World Cup as Argentina began their Group F campaign with an unconvincing win over debutants Bosnia. 


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NIGERIA HELD BY LOWLY IRAN IN FIRST WORLD CUP DRAW




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group F
IRAN 0
NIGERIA 0

Monday 16th June


A disappointing Nigeria shared the points with Iran in their World Cup opener as they played out the first draw of the tournament so far.  


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SUBSTITUTES HELP BELGIUM RECOVER TO OVERCOME ALGERIA




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group H
BELGIUM 2 (Fellaini 70, Mertens 80)
ALGERIA 1 (Feghouli 25 pen)

Tuesday 17th June


Pre-tournament outsiders Belgium came from behind against a resilient Algeria to make a winning start in their opening match of the World Cup finals.


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KERZHAKOV RESCUES RUSSIA TO DENY KOREANS OPENING WIN




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group H
RUSSIA 1 (Kerzhakov 74)
SOUTH KOREA 1 (Lee Keun-Ho 68)

Tuesday 17th June


Alexander Kerzhakov spared the blushes of team-mate Igor Akinfeev as a laboured Russia salvaged a point against South Korea in their World Cup opener.


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SHOCKING CAMEROON OUT AFTER CROATIA FOUR STAR SHOW



Fifa World Cup 2014 Group A
CAMEROON 0
CROATIA 4 (Olic 11, Perisic 47, Manzukic 61, 77)

Wednesday 18th June


Croatia kept their World Cup hopes alive with a comfortable victory against 10-man Cameroon, who exit the tournament after a shocking display.


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LETHAL SUAREZ AT THE DOUBLE LEAVES ENGLAND ON THE BRINK




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group D
URUGUAY 2 (Suarez 39, 84)
ENGLAND 1 (Rooney 75)

Thursday 19th June


Luis Suarez scored twice as Uruguay got their first win, beating England 2-1 in Sao Paolo to leave Roy Hodgson's side on the brink of elimination.


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COSTA RICA BOOK LAST 16 SPOT WITH FAMOUS ITALY VICTORY




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group D
ITALY 0
COSTA RICA 1 (Ruiz 44)

Friday 20th June


England have been eliminated from the World Cup at the group stage for the first time since 1958 after Costa Rica claimed a famous 1-0 victory over Italy in Recife.


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VALENCIA AT THE DOUBLE IN STIRRING ECUADOR FIGHTBACK

  


Fifa World Cup 2014 Group E
HONDURAS 1 (Costly 31)
ECUADOR 2 (Enner Valencia 34, 65)

Friday 20th June


A brace from Enner Valencia saw Ecuador come from behind to beat Honduras 2-1 in Curitiba and keep their hopes of progressing from Group E alive.


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ODEMWINGIE DUMPS BOSNIA OUT TO KEEP NIGERIA ALIVE

 


Fifa World Cup 2014 Group F
NIGERIA 1 (Odemwingie 29)
BOSNIA 0

Saturday 21st June


Bosnia and Herzegovina were eliminated from their inaugural World Cup as Nigeria consigned them to a second straight defeat in Group F.



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LAST-GASP PORTUGAL SPARED EXIT IN DRAMATIC USA DRAW




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group G
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 2 (Jones 64, Dempsey 81)
PORTUGAL 2 (Nani 5, Varela 90+5)

Sunday 22nd June


Portugal rescued their World Cup hopes with a last-gasp equaliser in an absorbing draw in Manaus to deny the United States of America a place in the last 16.



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ALGERIA BOOST QUALIFICATION HOPES WITH KOREA VICTORY




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group H
SOUTH KOREA 2 (Son Heung-Min 50, Koo Ja-Cheol 72)
ALGERIA 4 (Slimani 26, Halliche 28, Djabou 38, Brahimi 62)

Sunday 22nd June


Sporting Lisbon striker Islam Slimani led the way as Algeria blitzed South Korea with three first half goals to put them in prime position for Group H qualification.



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MEXICO SEAL KNOCKOUT PROGRESS AT EXPENSE OF CROATIA




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group A
CROATIA 1 (Perisic 87, Rebic 89 s/off)
MEXICO 3 (Marquez 72, Guardado 75, Hernandez 82)

Monday 23rd June


Mexico reached the last 16 of the World Cup after scoring three second-half goals to overpower Croatia, who were consequently knocked out. 



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FLYING DUTCH TAKE MAXIMUM POINTS TO FINISH ABOVE CHILE




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group B
HOLLAND 2 (Fer 77, Depay 90+2)
CHILE 0

Monday 23rd June


Holland maintained their 100% winning record and clinched top spot in Group B as already-qualified Chile suffered a disappointing defeat in Sao Paolo.



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COLOMBIA OVERWHELM JAPAN FOR THIRD SUCCESSIVE WIN




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group C
JAPAN 1 (Okazaki 45+1)
COLOMBIA 4 (Cuadrado 17 pen, Martinez 55, 82, Rodriguez 89)

Tuesday 24th June


A much-changed Colombia secured top spot in Group C with a clinical victory to end Japan’s World Cup hopes in Cuiaba.



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URUGUAY BEAT 10-MAN ITALY TO PROGRESS BY SKIN OF TEETH




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group D
ITALY 0 (Marchisio 59 s/off)
URUGUAY 1 (Godin 81)

Tuesday 24th June


Uruguay made it through to the last 16 of the World Cup at the expense of four-time winners Italy in controversial circumstances in Natal.



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SUPERB SHAQIRI TREBLE SENDS SWISS INTO KNOCKOUT PHASE




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group E
HONDURAS 0
SWITZERLAND 3 (Shaqiri 6, 31, 71)

Wednesday 25th June


Xherdan Shaqiri’s hat-trick guaranteed Switzerland a place in the knockout stages of the World Cup after a comfortable win over a robust Honduras. 



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MESSI BRACE HELPS ARGENTINA BEAT NIGERIA IN THRILLER




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group F
NIGERIA 2 (Musa 4, 47)
ARGENTINA 3 (Messi 3, 45+1, Rojo 50)

Wednesday 25th June


Lionel Messi and Ahmed Musa both scored twice as Argentina came out on top against Nigeria in a five-goal thriller in Porto Alegre.



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GERMANY EDGE BRAVE AMERICANS IN RAIN-SOAKED RECIFE




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group G
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 0
GERMANY 1 (Mueller 55)

Thursday 26th June


Thomas Mueller scored the only goal of the game as Germany secured top spot in Group G by beating the United States, who qualified as runners-up.



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10-MAN BELGIUM SEE OFF SOUTH KOREA TO TOP GROUP H




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group H
SOUTH KOREA 0
BELGIUM 1 (Defour 44 s/off, Vertonghen 78)

Thursday 26th June


Jan Vertonghen’s second-half winner earned 10-man Belgium a hard-fought win which clinched top spot in Group H and eliminated a spirited South Korea.



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RODRIGUEZ BRACE AS COLOMBIA BOOK QUARTER-FINAL SPOT




Fifa World Cup 2014 Last 16 Stage
COLOMBIA 2 (Rodriguez 28, 50)
URUGUAY 0

Saturday 28th June


A stunning double from James Rodriguez helped Colombia into the quarter-finals of the World Cup for the first time with a 2-0 win over Uruguay at the Maracana.



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COSTA RICA INTO QUARTER FINALS AT EXPENSE OF GREECE



Fifa World Cup 2014 Last 16 Stage
COSTA RICA 1 (Ruiz 52, Duarte 66 s/off)
GREECE 1 (Papastathopoulos 90+1)
(Costa Rica win 5-3 on penalties)

Sunday 29th June


Keylor Navas was the hero as his penalty save denied Greece and sent Costa Rica through to the Fifa World Cup quarter-finals for the first time.



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GERMANY SURVIVE STERN ALGERIA TEST WITH EXTRA TIME WIN



Fifa World Cup 2014 Last 16 Stage
GERMANY 2 (Schurrle 92, Ozil 119)
ALGERIA 1 (Djabou 120)
(After Extra Time)

Monday 30th June


Germany survived an unexpected scare against Algeria with a slender victory in extra-time to set up a World Cup quarter-final against France.



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PLUCKY BELGIANS OVERCOME BRAVE USA IN DRAMATIC TIE 

 


Fifa World Cup 2014 Last 16 Stage
BELGIUM 2 (De Bruyne 93, Lukaku 105)
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1 (Green 107)
(After Extra Time)

Tuesday 1st July


Belgium reached a first World Cup quarter-final since 1986 after overcoming a heroic USA performance with a thrilling extra-time victory in Salvador.



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PERALTA TAPS HOME WINNER AS MEXICO WIN OPENER



Fifa World Cup 2014 Group A

MEXICO 1 (Peralta 60) 
CAMEROON 0

Friday 13th June


Oribe Peralta's second-half goal got Mexico off to the perfect start with a 1-0 win against Cameroon in their opening World Cup game in rain-sodden Natal.


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SANCHEZ STARS AS CHILE TOO STRONG FOR THE SOCCEROOS



Fifa World Cup 2014 Group B
CHILE 3 (Sanchez 12, Valdivia 14, Beausejour 90+1)
AUSTRALIA 1 (Cahill 34)

Friday 13th June


Two early goals helped Chile open their World Cup campaign with a narrow victory over a resurgent Australia in Cuiaba.


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COLOMBIA EASE TO GREECE VICTORY IN OPENING GAME



Fifa World Cup 2014 Group C
COLOMBIA 3 (Armero 5, Gutierrez 57, J Rodriguez 90+2)
GREECE 0

Saturday 14th June


South American side Colombia made the perfect start to their World Cup campaign as they eased past Greece in Belo Horizonte.


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ELEPHANTS TURN AROUND DEFICIT TO DEFEAT JAPAN IN OPENER




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group C
IVORY COAST 2 (Bony 64, Gervinho 66)
JAPAN 1 (Honda 16)

Sunday 15th June


Ivory Coast scored twice in the space of two second-half minutes to earn a come-from-behind victory over Japan in their opening match of the 2014 World Cup.


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FRANCE EASE PAST 10-MAN HONDURAS WITH TECHNOLOGY HELP




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group E
FRANCE 3 (Benzema 45 pen, 72, Valladares 48 og)
HONDURAS 0 (Palacios 42 s/off)

Sunday 15th June


Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema scored either side of an own goal by Honduras's goalkeeper as France eased to victory against a dirty Honduras side.


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MUELLER HITS TREBLE AS GERMANS THRASH 10-MAN PORTUGAL




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group G
GERMANY 4 (Mueller 11 pen, 45, 78, Hummels 32)
PORTUGAL 0 (Pepe 37 s/off)

Monday 16th June


Bayern Munich striker Thomas Mueller scored the first hat-trick of the 2014 FIFA World Cup as Germany brushed aside a poor Portugal side in Salvador.


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AMERICAN DELIGHT AS USA SNATCH LATE VICTORY OVER GHANA




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group G
GHANA 1 (Andre Ayew 82)
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 2 (Dempsey 1, Brooks 86)

Monday 16th June


John Brooks headed in a late winner as USA snatched victory over Ghana in a pulsating game in Natal. 


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TERRIFIC MEXICO DISPLAY HOLDS HOSTS TO GOALLESS DRAW




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group A
BRAZIL 0
MEXICO 0

Tuesday 17th June


Mexico delivered a stubborn display as host nation Brazil paid the price for missing chances as their Group A clash finished goalless in Fortaleza.


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ROBBEN AND VAN PERSIE ON TARGET AS DUTCH HOLD OFF AUSTRALIA



Fifa World Cup 2014 Group B
AUSTRALIA 2 (Cahill 21, Jedinak pen 54)
NETHERLANDS 3 (Robben 20, Van Persie 58, Depay 68)

Wednesday 18th June


The Netherlands all but secured their place in the last sixteen after overcoming a scare to beat Australia 3-2 in Porto-Alegre.


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IRRESISTIBLE CHILE CONDEMN HOLDERS TO EARLY ELIMINATION



Fifa World Cup 2014 Group B
SPAIN 0
CHILE 2 (Vargas 20, Aranguiz 43)

Wednesday 18th June


Holders Spain became the first team to be knocked out of the 2014 World Cup as a hugely impressive Chile booked their place in the last 16 after masterminding one of the biggest shocks in tournament history.


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TWO OUT OF TWO AS COLOMBIA ON CUSP OF LAST 16 SPOT




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group B
COLOMBIA 2 (Rodriguez 64, Quintero 70)
IVORY COAST 1 (Gervinho 73)

Thursday 19th June


Colombia are on the brink of qualification to the knockout stages after edging past Ivory Coast to secure successive World Cup wins for the first time.


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JAPAN AND GREECE PLAY OUT DISAPPOINTING GOALLESS DRAW




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group C
JAPAN 0
GREECE 0 (Katsouranis 37 s/off)

Thursday 19th June


Japan’s hopes of reaching the last 16 of the World Cup were dealt a severe blow after being held to a goalless draw by 10-man Greece.


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FIVE-STAR FRENCH BLITZ STUNS THE SORRY SWISS IN SALVADOR




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group E
SWITZERLAND 2 (Dzemaili 81, Xhaka 87)
FRANCE 5 (Giroud 17, Matuidi 18, Valbuena 40, Benzema 31 missed pen, 67, Sissoko 73)

Friday 20th June


France romped to a comprehensive victory over neighbours Switzerland to all but clinch their place in the World Cup knockout stages.


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MESSI MAGIC BREAKS IRAN HEARTS AS ARGENTINA GO THROUGH




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group F
ARGENTINA 1 (Messi 90+1)
IRAN 0

Saturday 21st June


Argentina qualified for the last 16 of the World Cup as Lionel Messi’s stunning late strike broke the hearts of a stubbornly resistant Iran.


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KLOSE EQUALS RECORD AS GERMANY DENY GHANA IN THRILLER




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group G
GERMANY 2 (Gotze 51, Klose 71)
GHANA 2 (Andre Ayew 54, Gyan 63)

Saturday 21st June


Miroslav Klose reached a World Cup goalscoring milestone after rescuing a point for Germany against Ghana in a pulsating encounter in Fortaleza.



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UNDERWHELMING BELGIUM STRIKE LATE TO DEFEAT RUSSIANS




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group H
BELGIUM 1 (Origi 88)
RUSSIA 0

Sunday 22nd June


Substitute Divok Origi fired in a late winner to send Belgium through to the last sixteen after edging to a 1-0 win against Russia.



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BRAZIL BEAT ELIMINATED CAMEROON TO BOOK LAST 16 PLACE




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group A
CAMEROON 1 (Matip 26)
BRAZIL 4 (Neymar 17, 34, Fred 49, Fernandinho 84)

Monday 23rd June


Neymar's superb two-goal show inspired Brazil as the hosts eased through to the last 16 of the World Cup, finishing top of Group A to set up a meeting with Chile.



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ELIMINATED SPAIN BOW OUT WITH CONSOLATION VICTORY




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group B
AUSTRALIA 0
SPAIN 3 (David Villa 36, Torres 69, Mata 82)

Monday 23rd June


World champions Spain ended their dismal 2014 World Cup campaign with a comfortable 3-0 win against eliminated Australia in Curitiba.



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LATE PENALTY DRAMA TAKES GREECE INTO KNOCKOUT STAGES




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group C
GREECE 2 (Samaris 42, Samaras 90+3 pen)
IVORY COAST 1 (Bony 74)

Tuesday 24th June


Georgios Samaras scored an injury-time penalty as Greece snatched a dramatic 2-1 win against Ivory Coast to reach the World Cup second round for the first time.



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DISAPPOINTING ENGLAND BOW OUT WITH DRAB GOALLESS DRAW




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group D
COSTA RICA 0
ENGLAND 0

Tuesday 24th June


England failed to end a disappointing World Cup campaign on a winning note as Costa Rica secured the point required to top Group D in a drab goalless draw in Belo Horizonte. 



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GROUP WINNERS FRANCE HELD BY ELIMINATED 10-MAN ECUADOR




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group E
ECUADOR 0 (Antonio Valencia 50 s/off)
FRANCE 0

Wednesday 25th June


Ten-man Ecuador missed out on qualification for the last 16 of the World Cup after a goalless draw with France, who finished top of Group E.



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BOSNIA END DEBUT WORLD CUP WITH WIN TO KNOCK OUT IRAN




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group F
BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA 3 (Dzeko 23, Pjanic 59, Vrsajevic 83)
IRAN 1 (Ghoochannejhad 82)

Wednesday 25th June


Eliminated Bosnia head home with a first victory from their maiden World Cup campaign after ending Iran’s slim chances of reaching the last 16.



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RONALDO ON TARGET IN PORTUGAL VICTORY OVER GHANA 




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group G
PORTUGAL 2 (Boye 30 og, Ronaldo 80)
GHANA 1 (Gyan 57)

Thursday 26th June


Portugal edged past Ghana in Brasilia to earn their first World Cup win of the group stages but both sides were knocked out of the tournament.



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ALGERIA REACH LAST 16 FOR FIRST TIME AFTER RUSSIA DRAW




Fifa World Cup 2014 Group H
ALGERIA 1 (Slimani 60)
RUSSIA 1 (Kokorin 6)

Thursday 26th June


Islam Slimani's second-half header earned Algeria the point they needed against Russia to finish as Group H runners-up and progress to the knockout stages for the first time.



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HOSTS OVERCOME CHILE ON PENALTIES TO MAKE LAST EIGHT




Fifa World Cup 2014 Last 16 Stage
BRAZIL 1 (David Luiz 18)
CHILE 1 (Sanchez 32)
(After Extra Time)
(Brazil win 3-2 on penalties)

Saturday 28th June


Hosts Brazil edged past Chile to book their World Cup quarter-final place after coming out on top in an agonising penalty shoot-out in Belo Horizonte. 



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LATE PENALTY COMPLETES DUTCH COMEBACK TO STUN MEXICO




Fifa World Cup 2014 Last 16 Stage
NETHERLANDS 2 (Sneidjer 88, Huntelaar 90+4 pen)
MEXICO 1 (Dos Santos 48)

Sunday 29th June


Substitute Klaas-Jan Huntelaar’s dramatic injury-time penalty earned Holland a come-from-behind win over a resilient Mexico to reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup.



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FRANCE STRIKE TWICE LATE ON TO SINK NIGERIA IN LAST 16

 


Fifa World Cup 2014 Last 16 Stage
FRANCE 2 (Pogba 79, Yobo 90+1 og)
NIGERIA 0

Monday 30th June


A Paul Pogba header and Joseph Yobo own goal gave France a late victory over Nigeria which booked their place in the last eight of the World Cup.



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ARGENTINA EDGE THROUGH AS DI MARIA SENDS SWISS PACKING

 


Fifa World Cup 2014 Last 16 Stage
ARGENTINA 1 (Di Maria 118)
SWITZERLAND 0
(After Extra Time)

Tuesday 1st July


Angel Di Maria prevented penalties with a winning goal two minutes from the end of extra-time to put Argentina into the quarter-finals of the World Cup.



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GERMANY REACH SEMIS AS HUMMELS HEADER SEES OFF FRENCH

 


Fifa World Cup 2014 Quarter-Final
FRANCE 0
GERMANY 1 (Hummels 12)

Friday 4th July


A Mats Hummels header in the first half was the difference as Germany edged out France at the Maracana to reach a fourth consecutive semi-final.



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