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Queiroz to extend Iran contract
2014-07-21 07:36:03 UTC
July 21, 2014
Johannesburg - Carlos Queiroz will extend his contract as head coach of the Iranian national team on Thursday, Iran's Tehran Times reported late Monday evening.
According to the head of the Iranian Football Federation (IFF), Al...
Germany 2 Algeria 1: World Cup 2014 – live!
2014-06-30 22:41:59 UTC
Germany have set up a quarter-final against France at the Maracana in Rio on Friday night. That should be a belter. Tonight's game was excellent and Algeria deserve every credit for pushing Germany to the limit. Germany go through, but not before ...
France 2 Nigeria 0: World Cup 2014 – live!
2014-06-30 23:03:00 UTC
France vs Germany in Rio on Friday. Nigeria were probably the better team until the hour mark, but the introduction of Antoine Griezmann changed the game. France pushed and pushed, and eventually Nigeria buckled.
<h3>FULL TIME: France 2...
Costa Rica 6 Greece 4: World Cup 2014's round of 16 - live!
2014-06-30 09:08:47 UTC
<strong>Costa Rica 5-3 Greece </strong>Umana walks up to the spot without the ball. Has to turn and receive it. Pressure. Pressure. Pressure … AND HE'S DONE IT! COSTA RICA ARE THROUGH!
<strong>Costa Rica 4-3 Greece </strong>The veteran Gekas dr...
Holland 2 Mexico 1: World Cup 2014 – live!
2014-06-29 18:15:49 UTC
Well, well, on march the Dutch and on marches this glorious World Cup with more ups and downs than a rollercoaster. They looked like they would be down and out once that Dos Santos strike hit the back of the net but in fact it shocked them into li...
Colombia 2 Uruguay 0: World Cup 2014's round of 16 - live!
2014-06-28 21:53:36 UTC
COLOMBIAN GO THROUGH!</strong>
<h3>FULL TIME: Colombia 2-0 Uruguay</h3>Colombia are in the quarter finals for the first time in their history! A thoroughly deserved v...
Brazil 4 Chile 3: World Cup 2014's round of 16 - live!
2014-06-30 16:15:28 UTC
Obviously this is tough on Chile, who have had a fantastic tournament and an excellent match. Their fans are applauding them, and rightly so. Their players could not have given more, and pushed Brazil all the way to just before breaking point desp...
Belo Horizonte holds its breath: Heroes are in town
2014-06-27 19:58:34 UTC
The steward on the flight into Belo Horizonte on Wednesday had an important announcement. “We would like to inform you,” he said, “that Argentina have beaten Nigeria 3-2 and Bosnia have beaten Iran 3-1. Thank you.”
It was impossible not to smil...
Fifa chief: Luis Suárez needs treatment
2014-06-27 19:47:37 UTC
The Fifa secretary general, Jérôme Valcke, has urged Luis Suárez to seek professional help and confirmed his previous biting offences were taken into account when deciding his unprecedented ban.
Despite Suárez’s Italian victim, Giorgio Chiellin...
Latin America revels in its World Cup moment
2014-06-27 19:02:14 UTC
Copacabana beach is in the midst of a Latin American invasion, not seen by Brazil even during its last major regional wars in the 19th century.
Some come sporting green sombreros from Mexico, the yellow shirts of Colombia or the masks of Urugua...
Argentina 3 Nigeria 2: World Cup 2014 – live!
2014-06-25 18:02:30 UTC
And that's it! A brilliant performance by Lionel Messi. A brilliant performance by Ahmed Musa, too, but the Nigerians were otherwise second best. Just. They progress to the second round after a decent display here. But that's three Messi Mastercla...
Iran 1 Bosnia-Herzegovina 3: World Cup 2014 – live!
2014-06-25 17:53:17 UTC
<h3>FULL TIME: Iran 1 Bosnia-Herzegovina 3</h3>It's all over. Bosnia-Herzegovina get the win they deserved for their efforts in Brazil. Iran get a goal at last. But both these teams are going home.
<strong>90+1 min: </strong>There'll be three m...
Greece 2 Côte d'ivoire 1: World Cup 2014 – live!
2014-06-24 22:15:23 UTC
What an ending! Greece are through You have to feel for Ivory Coast and Sio – who looked like someone had shot his beloved pet puppy – you really do. But Greece were the better team for large parts of that game and probably just about shade it in ...
Japan 1 Colombia 4: World Cup 2014 – live!
2014-06-24 22:11:48 UTC
What a performance from Colombia.They made eight changes tonight. Eight! Some people wrote them off after Falcao was ruled out but they have so much going forwards. A 100% record in group games and they look like have so many goals in them. Only H...
England 0 Costa Rica 0: World Cup 2014 – live!
2014-06-24 19:01:48 UTC
Ignore, for one moment, England’s bland ignominy and just enjoy those moments at the final whistle. Costa Rica – little, patronised Costa Rica – have won Group D and their manager, Jorge Luis Pinto, could be seen punching the air and screaming to ...
Uruguay 1 Italy 0: World Cup 2014 – live!
2014-06-24 19:01:40 UTC
Where to start? When Uruguay slumped in the second-half of their opening tie to lose 3-1 to Costa Rica, the World Cup dream looked to be over. Confidence was low and contests against England and Italy, two former champions, looked onerous.
Cameroon 1 Brazil 4: World Cup 2014 – live!
2014-06-24 18:59:52 UTC
<h3>FULL TIME: Cameroon 1 Brazil 4</h3>
90 min +2: </strong>Willian in space down the left. He looks to sidefoot one into the bottom right from the edge of the box, but Itandje isn't going to be beaten like that.
<strong>90 min: </strong...
Croatia 1 Mexico 3: World Cup 2014 – live!
2014-06-24 19:00:02 UTC
<h3>Full-time! Mexico 3-1 Croatia</h3>
Mexico are through. Croatia are not.
92 mins Ochoa – who has little to do all day – denies Perisic a second goal with a fine save. Nothing as spectacular as the other day but a good save nonetheless...
Holland 2 Chile 0: World Cup 2014 – live!
2014-06-24 19:01:18 UTC
The Netherlands have won 2-0 and will top Group B, while vanquished Chile will finish second. Arjen Robben was once again immense in this match, with his extraordinary turn of speed proving Chile's undoing. When he has the ball at his feet, you kn...
USA 2 Portugal 2: World Cup 2014
2014-06-23 07:33:47 UTC
No team have yet lost their lives in this World Cup’s group of death but Portugal are on life support. After a 4-0 clobbering by Germany in their opening game, manager Paulo Bento had been candid enough to admit that anything less than a victory o...
South Korea 2 Algeria 4: World Cup 2014
2014-06-23 07:30:32 UTC
Algeria stand on the verge of qualification from the World Cup’s opening group stage for the first time in their history after producing a first-half display of pace, commitment and no little quality from which Korea, despite eventually improving ...
Belgium 1 Russia 0: World Cup 2014
2014-06-23 07:27:59 UTC
If there was one man you could guarantee would stand aloof from the general joie de vivre of this World Cup, it was Fabio Capello. He is living this World Cup as he lived the last, grimly battering away criticism as drab tournament performances fa...
Nigeria 1 Bosnia-Herzegovina 0: World Cup 2014 – live!
2014-06-22 00:02:10 UTC
What an incredible finish to that match. At the end of it, Nigeria have their first World Cup win since 1998. Peter Odemwingie's goal was the difference and Nigeria are now second in the group. Iran, three points behind them, must beat Bosnia to...
Argentina 1 Iran 0: World Cup 2014 – live!
2014-06-21 21:08:18 UTC
<h3>Iran were spectacularly brilliant. What a performance by Iran!</h3>
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<h3>FULL TIME: Argentina 1 Iran 0</h3>He's not bad, this Lionel Messi. Argentina wer...
Honduras 1 Ecuador 2: World Cup 2014 – live!
2014-06-21 01:25:39 UTC
<h3>FULL TIME: Honduras 1 Ecuador 2</h3>The final whistle sounds. Ecaudor have come from behind to beat Honduras, courtesy of a brace from the mightily prolific Enner Valencia, who has scored seven goals in his past six matches for his country. As...