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#Brazil 2014

# brazil-2014 - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Dutch double up late on as Mexico wave goodbye
# Late Late Show
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# Late Late Show

Dutch double up late on as Mexico wave goodbye

Jun 29th 2014, 7:24 PM 6,501 Views 14 Comments

It took a late, late show from Luis van Gaal’s men but they’re in the quarter-finals.

FIFA investigate 'punch' on Chilean player by Brazil official
# Fight Night
From The42
# Fight Night

FIFA investigate 'punch' on Chilean player by Brazil official

Jun 29th 2014, 6:55 PM 6,105 Views 0 Comments

Mauricio Pinilla is the alleged victim.

VIDEO: Dutch claim dramatic rope-a-dope win with two late goals against stunned Mexico
# Yesh
From The42
# Yesh

VIDEO: Dutch claim dramatic rope-a-dope win with two late goals against stunned Mexico

Jun 29th 2014, 6:52 PM 5,768 Views 19 Comments

It’s heartbreak for the central Americans.

Mexico have one foot in the quarter finals thanks to this Giovanni dos Santos screamer
# Olé
From The42
# Olé

Mexico have one foot in the quarter finals thanks to this Giovanni dos Santos screamer

Jun 29th 2014, 6:25 PM 3,312 Views 4 Comments

The Dutch are on the brink of a tournament exit.

The Kingdom, Suarez and celebs at Wimbledon: it's our favourite sports writing this week
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

The Kingdom, Suarez and celebs at Wimbledon: it's our favourite sports writing this week

Jun 29th 2014, 9:19 AM 4,688 Views 0 Comments

Get that kettle on.

# brazil-2014 - Saturday 28 June, 2014

World Cup hangout: talk football and win a new tablet as we get back to Brazil From The42
Live Jun 28th 2014, 7:02 PM

World Cup hangout: talk football and win a new tablet as we get back to Brazil

He drives me crazy but Suárez is no fine young cannibal
# Letter From Brazil
From The42
# Letter From Brazil

He drives me crazy but Suárez is no fine young cannibal

Jun 28th 2014, 2:03 PM 14,299 Views 64 Comments

What the Uruguayan did was wrong but it wasn’t pre-meditated or life-threatening writes Mikey Stafford.

Arsene Wenger recreates Robin van Persie's diving header on Brazilian beach
# Tekkers
From The42
# Tekkers

Arsene Wenger recreates Robin van Persie's diving header on Brazilian beach

Jun 28th 2014, 12:03 PM 10,459 Views 8 Comments

The Arsenal manager is enjoying his time at the World Cup.

Colombia on the menu for Uruguayans as manager says Suárez has been made a 'scapegoat'
# Making A Meal Of It
From The42
# Making A Meal Of It

Colombia on the menu for Uruguayans as manager says Suárez has been made a 'scapegoat'

Jun 28th 2014, 11:32 AM 2,728 Views 12 Comments

The Copa América champions are circling the wagons.

Brazil's improvised football pitches show no space is too small for the country's second religion
# Life's A Pitch
From The42
# Life's A Pitch

Brazil's improvised football pitches show no space is too small for the country's second religion

Jun 28th 2014, 11:16 AM 11,662 Views 5 Comments

Odd dimensions and uneven ground are standard fair around parts of the country.

Unbelievable Jeff! Chris Kamara had a day to remember in Brazil yesterday
# Crime Fighter
From The42
# Crime Fighter

Unbelievable Jeff! Chris Kamara had a day to remember in Brazil yesterday

Jun 28th 2014, 10:04 AM 7,838 Views 5 Comments

The Sky Sports pundit turned crime-fighter caught an alleged thief yesterday.

# brazil-2014 - Friday 27 June, 2014

'This is Brazil' shrug locals as football fans endure epic journey through floods
# Letter From Brazil
From The42
# Letter From Brazil

'This is Brazil' shrug locals as football fans endure epic journey through floods

Jun 27th 2014, 5:00 PM 17,021 Views 15 Comments

Frogs, rafts made of mattresses and the kindness of strangers; this is the World Cup as much as goals and games, writes Mikey Stafford.

Germany handle the heat of group stage as Low hopes for improvement
# Brazil 2014
From The42
# Brazil 2014

Germany handle the heat of group stage as Low hopes for improvement

Jun 27th 2014, 10:01 AM 1,613 Views 0 Comments

The Germans will hope to have it made in the shade as they travel to cooler climbs, writes Mikey Stafford in Recife.

# brazil-2014 - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Mesut Özil channels his inner Rooney to express positional frustrations
# Nozil
From The42
# Nozil

Mesut Özil channels his inner Rooney to express positional frustrations

Jun 25th 2014, 8:30 PM 6,813 Views 5 Comments

The German star is not enjoying life on the right wing.

As it happened: France v Ecuador, Switzerland v Honduras, World Cup Group E From The42
Live Jun 25th 2014, 8:30 PM

As it happened: France v Ecuador, Switzerland v Honduras, World Cup Group E

World Cup hangout: the football webchat that likes it when you nibble on its shoulder From The42
Live Jun 25th 2014, 7:30 PM

World Cup hangout: the football webchat that likes it when you nibble on its shoulder

England make low key return after dismal World Cup
# They're Coming Home
From The42
# They're Coming Home

England make low key return after dismal World Cup

Jun 25th 2014, 7:25 PM 8,685 Views 8 Comments

Time to get on that beach, chaps.

Living in America - Kyle Bekerman says Jürgen Klinsmann's gone native
# Turned Stateside
From The42
# Turned Stateside

Living in America - Kyle Bekerman says Jürgen Klinsmann's gone native

Jun 25th 2014, 6:58 PM 4,598 Views 6 Comments

The German coach faces his home country tomorrow.

Someone made a Luis Suárez eating Giorgio Chiellini Pac-Man game
# Pac Man
From The42
# Pac Man

Someone made a Luis Suárez eating Giorgio Chiellini Pac-Man game

Jun 25th 2014, 6:31 PM 4,833 Views 1 Comment

Because internet.

# brazil-2014 - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the 9th night of World Cup action
# Round-Up
From The42
# Round-Up

Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the 9th night of World Cup action

Jun 21st 2014, 8:00 AM 8,894 Views 8 Comments

Costa Rica are fast becoming every neutral’s favourite team while France and Switzerland served up a goal-fest.

# brazil-2014 - Friday 20 June, 2014

World Cup hangout: Jarlath Regan charted England's exit and gave you a prize From The42
Live Jun 20th 2014, 7:00 PM

World Cup hangout: Jarlath Regan charted England's exit and gave you a prize

Warrior ethos is putting players' lives at risk
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Warrior ethos is putting players' lives at risk

Jun 20th 2014, 5:30 PM 5,435 Views 12 Comments

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland have called for the final decision on head injuries to be made by doctors.

Brilliance of Suarez brings only bitter memories for Ghana ahead of Germany clash
# Letter From Brazil
From The42
# Letter From Brazil

Brilliance of Suarez brings only bitter memories for Ghana ahead of Germany clash

Jun 20th 2014, 2:32 PM 2,593 Views 4 Comments

The Black Stars are again carrying African hopes in this World Cup, and tomorrow they must shine.

# brazil-2014 - Thursday 19 June, 2014

As it happened: Uruguay v England, World Cup Group D From The42
Live Jun 19th 2014, 7:13 PM

As it happened: Uruguay v England, World Cup Group D

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from the seventh night of World Cup action
# A Week On
From The42
# A Week On

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from the seventh night of World Cup action

Jun 19th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,903 Views 7 Comments

As Spain bid us adios, will England or Uruguay join them through the exit door?

# brazil-2014 - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Alex Song Cameroon'd his country's World Cup hopes with this stupid red card
# Seeing Red
From The42
# Seeing Red

Alex Song Cameroon'd his country's World Cup hopes with this stupid red card

Jun 18th 2014, 11:51 PM 9,844 Views 23 Comments

The Barcelona midfielder pole-axed Mario Mandžukić in their Group A clash

Here are the Chilean goals that knocked Spain out of the World Cup
# Too Hot To Handle
From The42
# Too Hot To Handle

Here are the Chilean goals that knocked Spain out of the World Cup

Jun 18th 2014, 8:28 PM 6,251 Views 21 Comments

The reigning champs slumped to a 2 – 0 defeat in Rio.

Chile fans storm stadium ahead of Spain clash
# Storm
From The42
# Storm

Chile fans storm stadium ahead of Spain clash

Jun 18th 2014, 7:54 PM 21,803 Views 11 Comments

Approximately 40 fans broke through the media centre.

As it happened: Spain v Chile, World Cup Group B From The42
Live Jun 18th 2014, 7:25 PM

As it happened: Spain v Chile, World Cup Group B

Holland survive scare from Socceroos and put one foot in knock-out stage
# World Cup 2014
From The42
# World Cup 2014

Holland survive scare from Socceroos and put one foot in knock-out stage

Jun 18th 2014, 7:25 PM 5,240 Views 7 Comments

Tim Cahill’s incredible volley was not enough to stop Louis Van Gaal’s men from taking all three points.

World Cup Hangout: Today could see the end of Spain's defence of their title From The42
Live Jun 18th 2014, 7:00 PM

World Cup Hangout: Today could see the end of Spain's defence of their title

Breakfast At Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the sixth night of World Cup action
# Day Six
From The42
# Day Six

Breakfast At Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the sixth night of World Cup action

Jun 18th 2014, 7:30 AM 7,492 Views 7 Comments

Belgium eventually got their first win, Brazil were blunted and Eamon Dunphy dropped an f-bomb.

# brazil-2014 - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Plan B to the rescue for sub-par Belgium
# Comeback Kids
From The42
# Comeback Kids

Plan B to the rescue for sub-par Belgium

Jun 17th 2014, 7:05 PM 6,749 Views 2 Comments

Super subs Marouane Fellaini and Dries Mertens scored two late goals.

All the goals as Belgium fight back to beat Algeria
# Upset Alert
From The42
# Upset Alert

All the goals as Belgium fight back to beat Algeria

Jun 17th 2014, 5:48 PM 5,257 Views 8 Comments

Sofiane Feghouli had given the African side the lead from the penalty spot.

# brazil-2014 - Monday 16 June, 2014

We'll Leave It There So: Portrush on the up as Portugal collapse and all today's sport
# Monday
From The42
# Monday

We'll Leave It There So: Portrush on the up as Portugal collapse and all today's sport

Jun 16th 2014, 8:00 PM 11,240 Views 4 Comments

Plus, we’ve much more news from Brazil, Croatia, Connacht and Clare.

Messi eventually comes alive to inspire Argentina win over spirited Bosnia
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

Messi eventually comes alive to inspire Argentina win over spirited Bosnia

Jun 16th 2014, 1:00 AM 12,897 Views 10 Comments

Sead Kolasinac was the unlucky scorer of an own-goal before the Barcelona star added a second.

# brazil-2014 - Sunday 15 June, 2014

As it happened: Argentina v Bosnia-Herzegovina, World Cup 2014, Group F From The42
Live Jun 15th 2014, 10:12 PM

As it happened: Argentina v Bosnia-Herzegovina, World Cup 2014, Group F

World Cup hangout: Messi takes centre stage and plenty more football chat From The42
Live Jun 15th 2014, 7:00 PM

World Cup hangout: Messi takes centre stage and plenty more football chat

# brazil-2014 - Friday 13 June, 2014

World Cup hangout: the liveblog that's imagining Eamon Dunphy in a nice summer frock From The42
Live Jun 13th 2014, 4:53 PM

World Cup hangout: the liveblog that's imagining Eamon Dunphy in a nice summer frock

Letter from Brazil: I'll buy FIFA-branded water but not locals' World Cup conspiracy theories
# Postcard
From The42
# Postcard

Letter from Brazil: I'll buy FIFA-branded water but not locals' World Cup conspiracy theories

Jun 13th 2014, 2:21 PM 17,977 Views 42 Comments

The tournament isn’t going to paper over the cracks, writes our man in Brazil, Mikey Stafford.