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  • GERMANY WIN THE WORLD CUP 2014
    Germany-world_cup_winner 2014-07-13 21:50:03 UTC
    A goal worthy of winning a World Cup final! The sort of thing, in fact, folk were expecting from Lionel Messi. But it was not to be for Argentina. Sabella looks crushed, the poor man. Mascherano is in tears, as is Aguero. Messi runs his fingers th...
  • Felipe Scolari wants Brazil to restore pride against Holland
    Luiz_felipe_scolari-diaalnews.com 2014-07-12 17:09:03 UTC
    Luiz Felipe Scolari wants his Brazil players to restore some pride to the nation by ending the World Cup with a victory. Another defeat, in Saturday’s third-place play-off against Holland, would increase the public’s anger towards Scolari followin...
  • Brazil 0 Holland 3 - Play-off for third place - live!
    Brazil-holland_diaalnes 2014-07-12 22:02:59 UTC
    Deserved bronze medals for the Dutch, undefeated in seven games. As with half-time, the final whistle is accompanied by boooooooooos and disappointment. This was supposed to be their tournament but the country will remember it for all the wrong re...
  • Final Between Germany and Argentina Could Surprise Fans
    Germany-argentina-soccer-large 2014-07-11 06:52:27 UTC
    SÃO PAULO, Brazil — Apart from Germany, the Champagne fizz has suddenly gone flat at a World Cup that was being hailed earlier as the best in recent memory. Goals that seemed to pour from a spigot have now slowed to intermittent drips. The N...
  • Neymar to attend Brazil vs Holland match Saturday
    Neymar-diaalnews.com 2014-07-12 17:15:30 UTC
    TERESÓPOLIS, Brasil (AFP) -- Brazil's injured striker Neymar will attend Saturday's third place play-off when the battered World Cup hosts take on the Netherlands. Brazil were consigned to the ignominy of fighting out a game Dutch coach Louis v...
  • Brazil World Cup humiliation by Germany should serve as a call to arms
    Brazil's_david_luiz-diaalnews.com 2014-07-09 16:35:09 UTC
    Well, at least that’s one thing settled. It turns out Brazil’s footballers do know how to entertain after all. Watching the action in São Paulo city centre – the term is used loosely: this was not so much action as a formal, structured dance throu...
  • Brazil 1 Germany 7: World Cup 2014 semi-final - as it happened
    Brazil_-_germany-diaalnews.com 2014-07-09 18:03:04 UTC
    After the biggest humiliation in the history of Brazilian football, it's difficult to know how many of those players will be able to bounce back from what happened tonight. The crowd boos and barracks them, while their shell-shocked players are co...
  • Brazil deny rumours of special treatment
    Neymar-diaalnews.com 2014-07-07 17:31:25 UTC
    Neymar and the Brazil football confederation have denied media reports that the striker could undergo special treatment on his fractured vertebrae to try to play in the World Cup final if the hosts make it that far. Neymar and the confederation...
  • Holland v Costa Rica: Quarter-final - as it happened
    Costa-ricas-goalkeeper-ke-011 2014-07-07 03:09:51 UTC
    FULL TIME: Holland 0-0 Costa Rica (Holland win 4-3 on penalties) Shame, shame, shame. What a shame for the brave and occasionally brilliant Costa Ricans. In the end, after all their goalkeeper Keylor Navas's heroics, it was Tim Krul who ended up ...
  • Argentina into semi-finals at expense of Belgium
    Argentina-v-belgium-011 2014-07-05 18:25:26 UTC
    Argentina have burst through the psychological barrier flung down too often in the last eight of this tournament’s recent history. Where they had stumbled at this stage in recent World Cups, deflated and defeated just as they had dared to believe ...
  • Germany win World Cup final with late Mario Götze goal
    Germany-argentina-diaalnews.com 2014-07-13 22:18:10 UTC
    Both sides wasted chances in normal time, Argentina's Gonzalo Higuain and Lionel Messi both dragging wide. Benedikt Howedes hit the Argentine post with a header late in the first half, but Gotze sparked German celebrations. When the goal finally ...
  • Brazil 2 Colombia 1: World Cup 2014 quarter-final
    Brasilien-kolumbienl 2014-07-05 01:01:21 UTC
    Where to start? It was another epic thriller and the thought does occur that Brazil are in danger of wearing us all out if they continue scraping at everyone’s nerves this way. It is both enthralling and exhausting and now they must clear their he...
  • France 0 Germany 1: World Cup 2014 quarter-final – live!
    Germany-diaalnews.com 2014-07-04 17:57:10 UTC
    After the big billing, it was as drab match but Germany won't mind about that as they trundle through to the semi-final. France never mustered enough to truly threaten. Low's changes were vindicated, faith in France was not. <h3>FULL TIME:...
  • Brazil v Colombia: World Cup 2014 match preview
    Brasilien-kolumbienl 2014-07-03 18:20:57 UTC
    <strong>Quarter-finals:</strong><h3>Brazil vs Colombia</h3> <strong>Friday, July 4, 2014 Estadio CastelaoFortaleza Kick-off: 17:00 Local time Brazil (Possible, 4-2-3-1):</strong> Cesar; Alves, Silva, Luiz, Marcelo; Fernandinho, Gustavo; Hul...
  • USA 1 Belgium 2: World Cup 2014's round of 16 - live!
    Belgium-diaalnews.com 2014-07-01 23:08:58 UTC
    Hats off to Belgium, who ensure that for the first time in World Cup history (since the introduction of eight groups, at least), all eight table-toppers go through to the quarter-finals. If you get the opportunity to see highlights of this enco...
  • Argentina 1 Switzerland 0: World Cup 2014 - live!
    Argent 2014-07-01 18:45:51 UTC
    <h3>ARGENTINA GO THROUGH!</h3> <strong>FULL TIME: Argentina 1 Switzerland 0</strong> Nope. His free kick blooters into the wall, and Argentina are through! Well, well, well, what an appalling game that was for 117 minutes. And then in the fi...
  • Queiroz to extend Iran contract
    Queiroz_threatens_to_quit_as_iran_coach-diaalnews.com 2014-07-21 07:36:03 UTC
    July 21, 2014 Johannesburg - Carlos Queiroz will extend his contract as head coach of the Iranian national team on Thursday, Iran's Tehran Times reported late Monday evening. According to the head of the Iranian Football Federation (IFF), Al...
  • Germany 2 Algeria 1: World Cup 2014 – live!
    Germany-diaalnews.com 2014-06-30 22:41:59 UTC
    Germany have set up a quarter-final against France at the Maracana in Rio on Friday night. That should be a belter. Tonight's game was excellent and Algeria deserve every credit for pushing Germany to the limit. Germany go through, but not before ...
  • France 2 Nigeria 0: World Cup 2014 – live!
    Pic 2014-06-30 23:03:00 UTC
    France vs Germany in Rio on Friday. Nigeria were probably the better team until the hour mark, but the introduction of Antoine Griezmann changed the game. France pushed and pushed, and eventually Nigeria buckled. <h3>FULL TIME: France 2...
  • Costa Rica 6 Greece 4: World Cup 2014's round of 16 - live!
    Diaalnews.com 2014-06-30 09:08:47 UTC
    <strong>Costa Rica 5-3 Greece </strong>Umana walks up to the spot without the ball. Has to turn and receive it. Pressure. Pressure. Pressure … AND HE'S DONE IT! COSTA RICA ARE THROUGH! <strong>Costa Rica 4-3 Greece </strong>The veteran Gekas dr...
  • Holland 2 Mexico 1: World Cup 2014 – live!
    Diaalnews 2014-06-29 18:15:49 UTC
    Well, well, on march the Dutch and on marches this glorious World Cup with more ups and downs than a rollercoaster. They looked like they would be down and out once that Dos Santos strike hit the back of the net but in fact it shocked them into li...
  • Colombia 2 Uruguay 0: World Cup 2014's round of 16 - live!
    6815d827-62c7-4505-bd0e-2c7929adbcb4-620x372 2014-06-28 21:53:36 UTC
    <a href="http://diaalnews.com/news/15513"><h3>>> Refresh</h3></a><strong> COLOMBIAN GO THROUGH!</strong> <h3>FULL TIME: Colombia 2-0 Uruguay</h3>Colombia are in the quarter finals for the first time in their history! A thoroughly deserved v...
  • Brazil 4 Chile 3: World Cup 2014's round of 16 - live!
    Chile-equalise-012 2014-06-30 16:15:28 UTC
    Obviously this is tough on Chile, who have had a fantastic tournament and an excellent match. Their fans are applauding them, and rightly so. Their players could not have given more, and pushed Brazil all the way to just before breaking point desp...
  • Belo Horizonte holds its breath: Heroes are in town
    Brazil-diaalnews 2014-06-27 19:58:34 UTC
    The steward on the flight into Belo Horizonte on Wednesday had an important announcement. “We would like to inform you,” he said, “that Argentina have beaten Nigeria 3-2 and Bosnia have beaten Iran 3-1. Thank you.” It was impossible not to smil...
  • Fifa chief: Luis Suárez needs treatment
    Worldcup_diaalnews_com 2014-06-27 19:47:37 UTC
    The Fifa secretary general, Jérôme Valcke, has urged Luis Suárez to seek professional help and confirmed his previous biting offences were taken into account when deciding his unprecedented ban. Despite Suárez’s Italian victim, Giorgio Chiellin...