France Beat Nigeria 2×0, on to World Cup Quarter Finals: Daily

France Beat Nigeria 2×0, on to World Cup Quarter Finals: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – France are through to the quarter-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup after a 2-0 win over Nigeria at the Estádio Mané Garrincha this afternoon (July 30th). A Paul Pogba header and Joseph Yobo own goal were enough to see Les Bleus through, and […]

Costa Rica Beat Greece in World Cup Second Round: Daily

Costa Rica Beat Greece in World Cup Second Round: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Costa Rica beat Greece 5-3 on penalties to make it through to the quarter-finals of the World Cup for this first time in their history at the Arena Pernambuco tonight. With the sides tied at 1-1 after 120 minutes of football, the two teams […]

Holland Beat Mexico, Through to World Cup Quarters: Daily

Holland Beat Mexico, Through to World Cup Quarters: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A 94th minute penalty from Klaas-Jan Huntelaar gave Holland a 2-1 win over Mexico this afternoon at the Arena Castelão. The Dutch were just minutes from crashing out of the World Cup but turned the tie on its head in the closing stages. Giovanni […]

Colombia Beat Uruguay in World Cup Second Round: Daily

Colombia Beat Uruguay in World Cup Second Round: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Colombia comfortably beat Uruguay 2-0 last night (June 28th) in the last sixteen of the FIFA World Cup at the Maracanã. The win means they have set up a quarter-final meeting with hosts Brazil, this Friday, at 5PM local time at the Arena Castelão […]

Brazil Beat Chile, Through to World Cup Quarter Finals: Daily

Brazil Beat Chile, Through to World Cup Quarter Finals: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Goalkeeper Júlio César was the Seleção hero this afternoon as Brazil came through a penalty shoot-out against Chile to make it through to the World Cup quarter-finals at the Mineirão. A 1-1 draw after extra-time took the tie to spot kicks, with the hosts […]

World Cup Knock-Out Phase Starts Today: Daily

World Cup Knock-Out Phase Starts Today: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The knock-out phase of the 2014 FIFA World Cup begins today with two matches, and four South American teams in action. Of the eight groups of four sides, the top two in each have progressed to the last sixteen, where a knock-out format will […]

CINEfoot Film Festvial Across Brazil Until July 7th: Daily

CINEfoot Film Festvial Across Brazil Until July 7th: Daily

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The touring film festival CINEfoot, arrived in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, June 26th and will, for an additional seven non-consecutive days, celebrate all things football through free screenings of national and international films in the city’s Centro Cultural Justiça Federal (CCJF) and Cinemaison […]

Algeria Draw 1×1 with Russia to Progress in FIFA World Cup: Daily

Algeria Draw 1×1 with Russia to Progress in FIFA World Cup: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Algeria drew 1-1 with Russia at the Arena da Baixada yesterday (June 26th) to make it through to the last sixteen of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Their reward is a match with Germany, one of the favorites for the title, on Monday, June […]

Belgium Beat South Korea 1×0, Top World Cup Group H: Daily

Belgium Beat South Korea 1×0, Top World Cup Group H: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Belgium finished top of World Cup Group H after a 1-0 win over South Korea at the Arena Corinthians yesterday (June 27th). Their hundred percent record in the group stages means they have set up a second round meeting with the USA, on Tuesday, […]

USA Lose to Germany, But Still Through to Next Phase: Daily

USA Lose to Germany, But Still Through to Next Phase: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The USA have qualified for the last sixteen of the 2014 FIFA World Cup despite losing 1-0 to Germany this afternoon (June 26th) at the Arena Pernambuco. A second half goal from Thomas Muller, his fourth in the tournament, was enough to settle the […]