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#World Cup 2014

# world-cup-2014 - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

World Cup hangout: the webchat that would change its mind at the last minute in a shootout From The42
Live Jul 1st 2014, 7:00 PM

World Cup hangout: the webchat that would change its mind at the last minute in a shootout

As it happened: Argentina v Switzerland, World Cup last 16 From The42
Live Jul 1st 2014, 4:28 PM

As it happened: Argentina v Switzerland, World Cup last 16

Obviously, the US are psyched all the way up for their last 16 clash with Belgium
# USA! USA! USA!
From The42
# USA! USA! USA!

Obviously, the US are psyched all the way up for their last 16 clash with Belgium

Jul 1st 2014, 4:06 PM 5,143 Views 7 Comments

They’ve got a voiceover from John Goodman and all 50 states are bleeding red, white and blue.

Chile striker gets tattoo of 119th minute shot that hit the crossbar against Brazil
# Got Ink?
From The42
# Got Ink?

Chile striker gets tattoo of 119th minute shot that hit the crossbar against Brazil

Jul 1st 2014, 3:44 PM 7,530 Views 5 Comments

No, we don’t know why either.

Just the 59 touches of the ball - 21 outside the area - for Manuel Neuer last night
# Mad Keeper
From The42
# Mad Keeper

Just the 59 touches of the ball - 21 outside the area - for Manuel Neuer last night

Jul 1st 2014, 1:39 PM 4,233 Views 4 Comments

The German number one put in quite a shift outside the penalty box against Algeria.

'It's between us and God' - Algerian side won't blame Ramadan for World Cup exit
# Heading Home
From The42
# Heading Home

'It's between us and God' - Algerian side won't blame Ramadan for World Cup exit

Jul 1st 2014, 9:47 AM 6,889 Views 4 Comments

Goalkeeper Rais M’Bolhi insists their extra-time loss was not due to fitness reasons.

5 talking points from last night's World Cup last 16 action
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

5 talking points from last night's World Cup last 16 action

Jul 1st 2014, 8:15 AM 4,990 Views 0 Comments

Referees need to be braver and more issues of contention.

Klinsmann questions appointment of today's referee because 'he is able to speak French'
# Ref Justice
From The42
# Ref Justice

Klinsmann questions appointment of today's referee because 'he is able to speak French'

Jul 1st 2014, 8:00 AM 5,130 Views 4 Comments

Surely mind games from the US coach?

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action
# Day 19
From The42
# Day 19

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action

Jul 1st 2014, 7:30 AM 6,165 Views 0 Comments

Germany and France both left it late as they advanced to the quarter-finals.

Germany leave it late to see off Algeria and line up quarter-final with France
# Schurr' Thing
From The42
# Schurr' Thing

Germany leave it late to see off Algeria and line up quarter-final with France

Jul 1st 2014, 12:16 AM 4,667 Views 3 Comments

Goals in extra-time from Andre Schurrle and Mesut Ozil saw Jogi Low’s side defeat the Africans 2-1.

Cameroon FA to investigate match-fixing claims involving World Cup squad
# Claims
From The42
# Claims

Cameroon FA to investigate match-fixing claims involving World Cup squad

Jul 1st 2014, 12:05 AM 4,256 Views 1 Comment

The allegations surround the country’s game with Croatia.

# world-cup-2014 - Monday 30 June, 2014

Glenn Hoddle just called Algeria 'Al Jazeera' on ITV
# Brazil 2014
From The42
# Brazil 2014

Glenn Hoddle just called Algeria 'Al Jazeera' on ITV

Jun 30th 2014, 10:14 PM 12,093 Views 21 Comments

Nearly, Glenn.

'A lot of mistakes is questionable' - Nigeria coach hits out at ref's display after France loss
# Protest
From The42
# Protest

'A lot of mistakes is questionable' - Nigeria coach hits out at ref's display after France loss

Jun 30th 2014, 9:24 PM 4,305 Views 6 Comments

Stephen Keshi was aggrieved that Emmanuel Emenike had a first-half goal ruled out for offside among other issues.

Twitter reacts to Luis Suarez's apology for biting
# Twittersphere
From The42
# Twittersphere

Twitter reacts to Luis Suarez's apology for biting

Jun 30th 2014, 8:43 PM 15,675 Views 14 Comments

Gary Lineker, Colm Tobin and others give their thoughts on the star’s statement.

As it happened: Germany v Algeria, World Cup last 16 From The42
Live Jun 30th 2014, 8:27 PM

As it happened: Germany v Algeria, World Cup last 16

We’ll Leave It There So: Suarez says sorry, Ulster coach leaves and all today's sport
# Monday
From The42
# Monday

We’ll Leave It There So: Suarez says sorry, Ulster coach leaves and all today's sport

Jun 30th 2014, 8:20 PM 11,169 Views 0 Comments

We also had David Gillick announcing his retirement, France winning at the World Cup and another Aprés Match classic.

Pogba opens door as France reach last eight
# Report
From The42
# Report

Pogba opens door as France reach last eight

Jun 30th 2014, 7:27 PM 3,999 Views 1 Comment

Juventus star made the key breakthrough for France 11 minutes from time.

Luis Suarez admits bite and apologises to Giorgio Chiellini
# All Apologies
From The42
# All Apologies

Luis Suarez admits bite and apologises to Giorgio Chiellini

Jun 30th 2014, 6:26 PM 22,967 Views 69 Comments

The Uruguayan made the apology on Twitter this afternoon.

All the goals as France reach the quarter-final of the World Cup
# Close Calls
From The42
# Close Calls

All the goals as France reach the quarter-final of the World Cup

Jun 30th 2014, 5:40 PM 4,189 Views 5 Comments

Nigeria had a goal ruled out for offside in the first half.

Uruguay president curses FIFA 'sons of b****es'
# Keeping Clam
From The42
# Keeping Clam

Uruguay president curses FIFA 'sons of b****es'

Jun 30th 2014, 5:20 PM 5,008 Views 46 Comments

Jose Mujica also described the sanctions on Suárez as ‘fascist’.

Now you too can own your own bottle of referee's vanishing spray
# Buy Buy Buy
From The42
# Buy Buy Buy

Now you too can own your own bottle of referee's vanishing spray

Jun 30th 2014, 4:35 PM 5,904 Views 3 Comments

And it can be yours for just €8.71 plus post and packaging.

Two Radio Nova presenters ate stomach-turning World Cup smoothies and filmed their reactions
# World Cup 2014
From The Daily Edge
# World Cup 2014

Two Radio Nova presenters ate stomach-turning World Cup smoothies and filmed their reactions

Jun 30th 2014, 4:30 PM 3,413 Views 0 Comments

Ew. Eweweweweww.

As it happened: France v Nigeria, World Cup last 16 From The42
Live Jun 30th 2014, 4:18 PM

As it happened: France v Nigeria, World Cup last 16

Costa Rican players had practised penalties 'a lot'
# Alexandre Guimarães
From The42
# Alexandre Guimarães

Costa Rican players had practised penalties 'a lot'

Jun 30th 2014, 4:05 PM 3,213 Views 3 Comments

The Central American side scored all five of their spot kicks as they beat Greece in the last 16 yesterday.

Paul Scholes says Toni Kroos is the man to solve United's midfield problems
# Wanted
From The42
# Wanted

Paul Scholes says Toni Kroos is the man to solve United's midfield problems

Jun 30th 2014, 3:14 PM 6,909 Views 13 Comments

The former United star also believes Germany’s defence could ultimately let them down.

Brazilian newspaper publishes photo with WiFi password for World Cup security centre
# Oops
From The42
# Oops

Brazilian newspaper publishes photo with WiFi password for World Cup security centre

Jun 30th 2014, 2:31 PM 25,545 Views 13 Comments

You’ll never guess what it is…

Why THAT James Rodriguez strike is the greatest goal I've ever seen
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Why THAT James Rodriguez strike is the greatest goal I've ever seen

Jun 30th 2014, 12:45 PM 9,692 Views 38 Comments

From his off-the-ball movement to his rocket of a left foot volley. The Colombian provided the most thrilling version of perfection.

Tico tears, pride and Guerreros: How the Costa Rican media reacted to sweet shootout success
# Jealous
From The42
# Jealous

Tico tears, pride and Guerreros: How the Costa Rican media reacted to sweet shootout success

Jun 30th 2014, 10:13 AM 4,128 Views 3 Comments

They were dancing in the streets of San Jose last night.

Brazilian fan loses it after penalty shootout and smashes his own TV
# Losing It
From The Daily Edge
# Losing It

Brazilian fan loses it after penalty shootout and smashes his own TV

Jun 30th 2014, 8:54 AM 6,995 Views 6 Comments

Oh.

United front important for French success, says Cabaye
# Les Bleus
From The42
# Les Bleus

United front important for French success, says Cabaye

Jun 30th 2014, 7:30 AM 3,290 Views 0 Comments

The French take on Nigeria today with a place in the last-eight on the line.

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action
# Top Klaas
From The42
# Top Klaas

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action

Jun 30th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,593 Views 8 Comments

Late drama and four incredible team performances made for a super duper Sunday in Brazil.

Navas the hero as Costa Rica's adventures continue
# Saviour
From The42
# Saviour

Navas the hero as Costa Rica's adventures continue

Jun 30th 2014, 12:53 AM 4,982 Views 0 Comments

The Central American side are into the quarter-finals where they’ll face the Netherlands.

World Cup player intro Cavan style? The best Gif of the tournament is here
# Brazil 2014
From The42
# Brazil 2014

World Cup player intro Cavan style? The best Gif of the tournament is here

Jun 30th 2014, 12:46 AM 10,537 Views 8 Comments

And it’s live!

The US World Cup team's 'I Believe' chant was created by a student
# USMNT
From The42
# USMNT

The US World Cup team's 'I Believe' chant was created by a student

Jun 30th 2014, 12:36 AM 6,267 Views 10 Comments

The Americans take on Belgium in the second round.

# world-cup-2014 - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Analysis: How Holland came from behind to beat Mexico
# Double Dutch
From The42
# Double Dutch

Analysis: How Holland came from behind to beat Mexico

Jun 29th 2014, 10:16 PM 5,448 Views 5 Comments

Arjen Robben wielded substantial influence on proceedings as the Dutch conjured a dramatic last-gasp victory.

10-man Costa Rica hang on in extra-time and see off Greece with perfect penalties
# Hits The Spot
From The42
# Hits The Spot

10-man Costa Rica hang on in extra-time and see off Greece with perfect penalties

Jun 29th 2014, 10:10 PM 6,582 Views 9 Comments

They will face the Netherlands in their first World Cup quarter-final appearance.

Robben sorry for World Cup dive, but insists penalty was right
# Controvassy
From The42
# Controvassy

Robben sorry for World Cup dive, but insists penalty was right

Jun 29th 2014, 10:09 PM 10,870 Views 24 Comments

“That was a stupid, stupid thing to do but sometimes you’re expecting to be struck and then they pull their leg away at the last minute.”

As it happened: Costa Rica v Greece, World Cup last 16 From The42
Live Jun 29th 2014, 8:24 PM

As it happened: Costa Rica v Greece, World Cup last 16

KLM's cheeky post-match tweet sent Gael Garcia Bernal into a blind rage
# Y Tu Mama Tambien
From The42
# Y Tu Mama Tambien

KLM's cheeky post-match tweet sent Gael Garcia Bernal into a blind rage

Jun 29th 2014, 7:45 PM 21,554 Views 17 Comments

Our third favourite Mexican celebrity has a potty mouth.

Dutch double up late on as Mexico wave goodbye
# Late Late Show
From The42
# 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.