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# WC2014

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Croatia's early exit, the great Davor Suker and comparisons with Ireland
Niko Kovac’s team will turn attentions to the Euro 2016 qualifiers after finishing third in Group A, writes our man in Brazil.
Diego Maradona looks on as Lionel Messi sweeps Argentina into last 16
El Diego cheered his country on at Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte.
The New York Times just made the greatest correction of the World Cup
We had no idea the tournament had been going on so long.
Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the second night of World Cup action
There were almost as many offside goals on Friday as images of Iker Casillas picking the ball out of the Spanish net.
Buffon fires Hart a World Cup warning
The England goalkeeper needs to be playing before he faces the Azzurri, the Italy icon says.
Cafu: Stadium collapse just one of those things
“I think that accidents can happen anywhere. If you are rebuilding your house, something tragic can happen,” the defender said.
FIFA: No plans to cancel Confederations Cup despite protest in Brazil
Local media reported today that football’s world governing body may call time on the World Cup warm-up tournament.
Republic of Ireland stars grilled on WAGs, baldness and ‘looker’ Manuela
“They took our job!”
'Ireland were fortunate to get a point' - Austria reacts to late World Cup draw
One Austrian newspaper described how the Irish were ‘up to their necks in water’ late in the second-half.
FIFA sell Maracana tickets for Confederation Cup, admit 'there's no Plan B'
Hey Ronaldo and Bebeto, get the finger(s) out.
Sao Paulo awarded Copa Sudamericana final as match abandoned amid chaos
This isn’t what FIFA wants to see ahead of the 2014 World cup in Brazil in two years’ time.
Group C wrap: Sweden produce incredible comeback in Berlin
Germany threw away a 4-0 lead to drop points while Austria overcame Kazakhstan in Ireland’s group.
Robbie Brady called up to Ireland squad for WC qualifiers
The Manchester United midfielder replaces Kevin Doyle, who will definitely miss games against Germany and the Faroe Islands.
Kazakhstan v Republic of Ireland, World Cup 2014 qualifier
The road to Rio started with what should have been a straightforward night against the world’s 142nd best team. Catch up with the action from Astana in our minute-by-minute report.
Kazakh captain: Nothing less than a victory will do for us
Kairat Nurdauletov is aiming high, and says he and his team-mates will not accept a draw.
Michael O'Neill coaxes Hughes out of retirement for first game in charge
Young Newcastle man Shane Ferguson is also featured in Northern Ireland panel to face Norway next week.
Kazakhstan up first on the road to Brazil 2014
The Republic of Ireland’s fixture list for World Cup 2014 qualifying was confirmed this morning.