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June 26, 2014

World Cup 2014: Portugal v Ghana Preview and Projected Lineups
14:06 GMT

As previously mentioned in the USA versus Germany preview, the two nations at the current top of the table have the best chances of getting through to the knockout stages knowing that a draw guarantee's they both go however.

World Cup 2014: USA v Germany Preview and Projected Lineups
14:03 GMT

In one of the most anticipated matches in United States World Cup history, the Red, White and Blue take on one of the World Cup favorites in Germany.

June 25, 2014

Honduras 0-3 Switzerland: Stunning Shaqiri hat-trick seals last-16 spot
23:43 GMT

The Bayern Munich man answered a few critics with a brilliant treble in Manaus to seal Ottmar Hitzfeld's side the three points they needed to leapfrog Ecuador

Ecuador 0-0 France: Valencia sees red as South Americans crash out of World Cup
23:41 GMT

The Manchester United winger was sent off for the second time in four international fixtures as les Bleus finished top of the group ahead of Switzerland

Nigeria 2-3 Argentina: Messi soars against Super Eagles
19:17 GMT

The attacker went level at the top of the Golden Boot standings, helping to prevent Ahmed Musa's doubles from gifting Stephen Keshi's men a point

Bosnia-Herzegovina 3-1 Iran: Dzeko and Pjanic help Nigeria out
19:15 GMT

The star duo both on the scoresheet in the opening two thirds, before a goal apiece from both teams in the final 10 minutes settled the result

World Cup 2014: Honduras v Switzerland Preview and Projected Lineups
14:49 GMT

Either side could still advance today as Honduras and Switzerland meet for the final match of Group E in the opening round of World Cup action.

World Cup 2014: Ecuador v France Preview and Projected Lineups
14:28 GMT

Ecuador is staring their chance at qualification straight in the face. In a must win match against France to ensure their knockout stage progression, they could not have asked for a worse time to face the hottest team in the tournament.

World Cup 2014: Bosnia-Herzegovina v Iran Preview and Projected Lineups
14:12 GMT

In their first World Cup appearance the promise that Bosnia-Herzegovina showed in getting themselves to the big stage has failed to shine through in their performances in Brazil.

World Cup 2014: Nigeria v Argentina Preview and Projected Lineups
14:09 GMT

Nigeria only need a draw to make it to the knockout stages alongside of Argentina, but they could upset the balance of the group if they were to defeat the South Americans and win the group instead.

Manchester United Prepare Record £30 million+ Offer For Teenager
11:18 GMT

Manchester United are reportedly ready to make a record offer for Luke Shaw of Southampton. The teenager has been a Manchester United target for the last few months...

June 24, 2014

Greece 2-1 Cote d'Ivoire: Last-gasp Samaras penalty sends Santos' side through
23:39 GMT

Wilfried Bony's second-half equaliser looked set to send the Africans into the knockout phase but the striker's spot-kick in the dying seconds booked a clash with Costa Rica

Japan 1-4 Colombia: Jackson Martinez double sends Zaccheroni's side home
23:37 GMT

Jose Pekerman's charges sealed maximum points in Group C and booked a last-16 clash with Uruguay in a game which saw Faryd Mondragon make World Cup history

Italy 0-1 Uruguay: Godin dumps 10-man Azzurri out of World Cup
19:24 GMT

The Atletico Madrid centre-back scored late on to clinch a last-16 berth at the expense of Cesare Prandelli's side, as Luis Suarez was embroiled in yet more controversy

Costa Rica 0-0 England: Draw seals top spot for Pinto's men
19:22 GMT

Roy Hodgson shuffled his pack for the final group stage clash, resulting in a tame encounter that saw the Central American nation advance as group winners