World Cup Football

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So near, yet so far: A sorry tale of fans who fell just short

Half an hour before kick-off, the fan zone is brimming. Brimming in a funeral-like silence.


FIFA World Cup: France’s new order has Deschamps written all over it

Coach Deschamps embodies Michel Platini’s dictum that football is all about control.


FIFA World Cup: Standing on the left foot

Messi has carried his team so far but the table-topping Albiceleste will hope for an all-round show against Nigeria.


Neymar takes Brazil by the hand, guide them into KOs

Mexico finished level on seven points with Brazil thanks to their 3-1 victory over Croatia.


Serial offender Luis Suarez may get banned for two years

Within minutes of the match ending #Suarez was the top trending hashtag on Twitter.


Rio’s north and south, poles apart

Santinho speaks a decent amount of English, thanks to his day job of selling beer at Copacabana.


Top of the mind: Whose Beautiful Game?

This summer in Brazil, keep an eye out for the message from beyond the field of play, in the stands and on the streets.


Looking at 2014: Cups and Sorcerers

2014 will see many Cup contests and big-ticket events featuring entertainers with magical skills.


Bosnia join Spain,England and Russia at FIFA World Cup

Bosnia joined holders Spain,England and Russia in grabbing Europe’s remaining automatic spots.


Cristiano Ronaldo treble rescues Portugal; Spain and Germany win

Cristiano Ronaldo rescued Portugal with a speedy hat-trick to avoid a slip-up in Northern Ireland.


UEFA World Cup qualifiers – The road to 2014

The UEFA confederation boasts of the maximum (13) qualifying spots.


Euro 2012: Roy Hodgson unfazed by England’s historic hurdles

If England beat Italy,they will face Germany whom they have never beaten outside Wembley.