Brazil: César – Maicon, Silva, Luiz, Maxwell – Gustavo, Paulinho – Ramires, Oscar, Willian – Jô. Holland: Cillessen; Kuyt, De Vrij, Vlaar, Martins Indi, Blind; Clasie, Wijnaldum, Sneijder; Robben, Van Persie.
Records tumbled when Germany destroyed Brazil 7-1 in the World Cup semi-final but former striker Ronaldo will have been watching with an anxiety unlike that of his fellow countrymen. Although it must have pained Ronaldo to see his country so badly beaten there was personal torment added to his cocktail of misery as his World
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Newcastle United will surely be looking to reinforce his squad in the summer and what better way to scout his targets than by watching the World Cup. With Group H being the target, there are choices from Algeria, Belgium, South Korea, and Russia. There are already a few players who have already made a name […]
The team is now travelling for the Netherlands and there's a new player on the squad: @adrian7oficial! Welcome! pic.twitter.com/HLr6cU6smk — FC Porto (@FC_Porto) July 12, 2014 Porto have placed an extraordinary €60 million buy-out clause in the contract of new signing Adrian after forking out €11m for the attacker.
Chelsea are plotting a move to beat Arsenal to the signature of German World Cup finalist Sami Khedira
Emile Heskey wants his former club Liverpool to move for James Rodriguez following Luis Suarez’s move to Barcelona.
A nation has revealed its sentimental side as Alejandro Sabellas team became the inspiration for poets and guitar-playing teensLife as we know it has stopped. Everyone …
Pellè rejoins Ronald Koeman at St Marys Striker scored 50 goals in 57 games at FeyenoordGraziano Pellè has joined Southampton on a three-year contract, following the new …
With all the teams from Group H already being eliminated, there were a few stand-out performers that should be added to Louis van Gaal’s shopping list as he will need to do all he can to ensure that Manchester United do not meet the same fate they did last season. Among the likes of Algeria, Belgium, […]
Tottenham are ready to battle Liverpool for the signature of Swansea’s Wilfried Bony
After such a bitterly disappointing end to the season, Newcastle United have not surprisingly already made moves in the transfer market. Ayoze Perez, Jack Colback and Siem De Jong have all made the move to Tyneside, with Alan Pardew still reportedly looking at several more. However, replacements for the likes of Loic Remy and Yohan Cabaye are […]
We’re very pleased to announce the signing of Graziano Pellè. Welcome to #SaintsFC, @GPelle9!
Southampton are pondering a move for Sunderland’s Connor Wickham, as Ronald Koeman plots to replace Rickie Lambert
Despite some Liverpool fans trying to dress up the Luis Suarez sale to Barcelona, deep down, most would have cuffed him to the Kop turnstile if they could. And one ‘Pool fan in particular, Vine user Raheem Go, has got it bad – deeming Suarez to have burned his bridges, so to speak, he’s gone
West Ham are on the verge of signing Ecuador’s World Cup star Enner Valencia for €10 million from Pachuca, according to Gianluca Di Marzio. Ecuador crashed out in the group stage but Valencia impressed with his clinical instincts, scoring three goals in the tournament, a header against Switzerland and both goals in the 2-1 over
After Germany’s sensational semi-final display against Brazil, Joachim Low’s men look like the safe bet for Sunday’s World Cup final. Having reached 4 international semi-finals in a row, this feels like the culmination of a long-term project, and the momentum is all with Germany.
Brazil 2014s lessons: Argentina dont care what you think; Van Gaal likes a gamble; the science of penalties; and diving is good#PorSiNoLoViste La creatividad mexicana hace de las suyas …
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For the past month, the Guardian has featured World Cup players’ moments of loss and despair on a Tumblr, Sad Footballers. We rounded up the …