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Improbable Late Penalty Sends Greece to Round of 16

New York Times - 23 Jun 2014
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JUNE 24, 2014. Inside. Photo ... FORTALEZA, Brazil — Georgios Samaras scored on an added-time penalty kick to put Greece into the second round of the World Cup with a 2-1 win over Ivory Coast on Tuesday. Samaras, who ...
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England need to be fit for World Cup, not November, says Jones

Channel NewsAsia - 18 Oct 2018
LONDON: Less than a year from the Rugby World Cup Eddie Jones's settled and experienced team capable of winning the tournament exists only in his mind as he deals with the destructive and debilitating reality of England's domestic game. Jones named his ...
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Neuer is still the world's best goalkeeper – Lloris - 18 Oct 2018
The high point in Neuer's career arrived in 2014, when he played a significant role in helping Germany win the World Cup and came third in the Ballon d'Or voting behind Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Nevertheless, he has collected a glut of titles ...
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Where are they now: Ghana's U-20 FIFA World Cup winners

GhanaWeb - 17 Oct 2018
However, Adiyiah was still not able to play, since he was called up by the Ghana national team to take part in the African Nations Cup. Upon his return, a month later, he also secured an Italian work permit, which he was still lacking, thus becoming ...
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Bob Ley's cosmic journey to ESPN

The Setonian - 18 Oct 2018
But over his 39 years at ESPN, some of the most challenging and rewarding experiences took place on the 2010 World Cup set in Johannesburg, South Africa and the 2014 World Cup set in Copacabana, Brazil, around the very sport that captured his ...
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Harry Maguire: Leicester defender remains focused and 'ambitious'

BBC Sport - 18 Oct 2018
"The platform they gave me to go and play at a World Cup is something I'll never forget, so it's a big part of me wanting to show something back." Maguire was then asked by presenter Gary Lineker about one of football's "giants" bidding for him in the ...
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Juan Mata is still not trusted by Jose Mourinho in the big games

SkySports - 19 Oct 2018
It was Mourinho, of course, who controversially dropped Mata from the Chelsea team before selling him to United in January 2014, and while there has been a reconciliation since their reunion at Old Trafford, the Spaniard has never recaptured the status ...
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Colombia's chance to build on 2014 World Cup heroics

ESPN (blog) - 18 Jun 2018
Going into the last World Cup, Colombia coach Jose Pekerman announced that Brazil 2014 would be the moment that his national team took a definitive place at football's top table. Phase one is complete. Colombia reached the quarterfinals for the first ...
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14 things you've probably forgotten about the 2014 World Cup

FourFourTwo - 12 Jun 2018
Alex Song had already earned the Song family its third World Cup red card for an elbow on Croatia's Mario Mandzukic that Macho Man Randy Savage would have been proud of. Cameroon were already 4-0 down in injury time in this group game. It couldn't ...
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Ranked! The 10 best goals of the 2014 World Cup

FourFourTwo - 21 May 2018
Knuckleball free-kicks had enjoyed a popularity explosion in the lead-up to the 20th World Cup, but, despite several attempts, the competition had yet to see one in its early stages. That was until David Luiz chose an opportune moment to score one of ...
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14 Things You've Forgotten From The 2014 World Cup - 02 May 2018
Last night, James Rodriguez' performance against parent club Real Madrid induced a kind of teeth-grinding, fist-clenching, scream-strangling annoyance. First, the two-yard miss after which he pretended to be injured, then the ridiculous, non ...

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