Category Archives: World Cup 2014

Germany, Argentina dominate World Cup award nominations

Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer were among the leading nominees announced for the World Cup awards. Finalists were chosen for Golden Ball, Golden Glove and Best Young Player awards on Friday. Continue reading »

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Argentina down Netherlands in penalties to book place in World Cup Final

Argentine are heading to the World Cup final after holding off the Netherlands, 4-2, in a penalty kick shootout after 120 minutes of scoreless drama. Continue reading »

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Netherlands vs. Argentina: Your Running Commentary

Arjen Robben and the Netherlands are hoping to set up a massive meeting in the World Cup final with Germany when they face Argentina in Sao Paulo in the semifinals. Continue reading »

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World Cup semifinals: Argentina vs. The Netherlands: A Look Ahead

All eyes are on Lionel Messi as pressure mounts for Argentina to win their first World Cup since 1986. But the Netherlands are not going to make it easy. Continue reading »

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Wednesday Kickoff: Scolari accepts blame; Bayern introduce Lewandowski; and more

In the aftermath of Brazil’s shocking 7-1 defeat to Germany, manager Luis Felipe Scolari has accepted blame for the result, calling it the worst day in his life. Continue reading »

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SBI World Cup Man of the Match: Toni Kroos

Toni Kroos recorded two goals and an assist in Germany’s 7-1 dismantling of Brazil, earning him recognition as SBI World Cup Man of the Match. Continue reading »

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