Everton star urges Liverpool ace not to quit England

Everton midfielder and former England star Gareth Barry has called on Steven Gerrard to opt against retiring from England duty. The Liverpool skipper captained the Three Lions through their woeful World Cup showing this summer, but at 34 his days at the highest level are limited. Speculation has suggested that Gerrard will retire from England […]

Germany vs Argentina: World Cup final 2014 match preview

It has been a long and impressive road for both final competitors and now Germany and Argentina are set to lock horns in a match that has all the elements of a World Cup classic. The Germans are looking to finish something that they have started since 2010 whereas the Argentines are determined to return to the top by avenging an embarrassing 4-0 thrashing by the same opponents, which happened four years ago.

World Cup 2014: day 31 live!

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