Tag Archives: World Cup 2014

Spain fall at first hurdle as Costa and Casillas misfire

Casillas looks dejected

Last night, defending champions Spain became the first team to be knocked out of World Cup 2014. Most observers predicted they would find it tough to replicate their success from four years ago but Continue reading

Germany’s unorthodox World Cup team selection pays dividends

Muller scores for Germany

Germany entered the World Cup today in dramatic fashion, dispatching a competent Portugal side 4-0. It was a very impressive performance, despite the Portuguese having to play with ten men from the 37th minute – at that stage the Germans already Continue reading

World Cup – Holland off to a flyer and Daley Blind for Spurs

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Spain’s 5-1 humiliation at the hands of Holland last night was a big shock but there have been warning signs for the world champions, including last years Confederations cup loss to Brazil. This game reminded me of Continue reading