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World Cup: Brazil Crashes Out, Loses 1:2 to Belgium
World Cup: Brazil Crashes Out, Loses 1:2...

World Cup: Brazil Crashes Out, Loses 1:2 to Belgium

The Brazilian team were this evening knocked out at the quarter finals of the World Cup after they lost 1:2 to Belgium. A 13th minute own goal by Fernandinho set the Belgians on course for the win. De Bruyne fired in the second for the Belgians in the 31 minutes, bringing the score to 2:0 which was... read more »

World Cup: France Knocks Uruguay Out, Wins 2:0
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World Cup: France Knocks Uruguay Out, Wins 2:0

Uruguay was today knocked out of the World Cup after losing 0:2 to France. In a match that France was the overall better side, Varane nodded in the first goal for France in the 40th minute, while Antoine Griezman shot in the second in the 61st minute. France coach, Didier Deschamps said after the... read more »

World Cup: Sweden Triumph 1:0 Over Switzerland
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World Cup: Sweden Triumph 1:0 Over Switzerland

Sweden triumphed 1:0 over their fellow European representative after a keenly contested match. After having played out a goalless first half, a 66th minute goal by Forsberg was enough to secure the win for Sweden. After the match, the Swizz coach, Vladimir Petkovic voiced his disappointment. He... read more »

World Cup: England Escapes Narrowly, Wins Colombia on Penalties
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World Cup: England Escapes Narrowly, Wins Colombia on Penalties

England escaped a possible defeat to Colombia after the match went into extra time. The English team had taken the lead in the second half (having played a goalless first half) through a Harry Kane 57th minute penalty. It looked like the English were home and dry until Colombia’s tall... read more »

Nigeria: Mikel's Dad Kidnapped 4 Hours Before Argentinian Match
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Nigeria: Mikel’s Dad Kidnapped 4 Hours Before Argentinian Match

Mikel’s dad was kidnapped about four hours before the kick-off Super Eagle’s last group match which was with Argentina. Just before the match, he was called by a family member who informed him of the kidnap and gave him a number to call. Mikel called the number and was told to pay a... read more »

World Cup: Brazel Edges Out Mexico 2:0 to Advance to the Quarter Finals

World Cup: Brazil Edges Out Mexico 2:0 to Advance to the Quarter Finals

The Samba boys beat the Mexican team by 2:0 to advance to the quarter finals of the World Cup. Both teams played out a goalless first half with the Mexicans enjoying more of the ball... read more »

World Cup: Belgium Survives Japan Scare, Wins 3:2

World Cup: Belgium Survives Japan Scare, Wins 3:2

Belgium looked like they were surely on their way out when Japan scored the first two goals of the match in about 7 minutes of the resumption of the second half. This was after the first... read more »

World Cup: Croatia Knocks Out Denmark on Penalties

World Cup: Croatia Knocks Out Denmark on Penalties

In a match that started with two quick goals – one for each side, there was surprisingly no other goals. After Jorgensen scored for the Danes in the very 1st minute of the game and... read more »

World Cup: Hosts, Russia Shock Spain, Win Via Penalty Shootout

World Cup: Hosts, Russia Shock Spain, Win Via Penalty Shootout

Hosts Russia shocked Spain and indeed the world by knocking Spain out of the tournament. In a keenly contested match which ended 1:1 after regulation and additional time, the game went into... read more »

World Cup: Ronaldo Exits as Portugal Loses 1:2 to Uruguay

World Cup: Ronaldo Exits as Portugal Loses 1:2 to Uruguay

Ronaldo has joined Messi in the exit party as Portugal lost 1:2 to Uruguay. Uruguay took an early lead through a Cavani header off a Suarez cross. Though Portugal enjoyed a much greater possession of... read more »