World Cup News

Favela World Cup photo gallery

This photo gallery collects my photos from the Favela World Cup organised by Football Beyond Borders in Salvador de Bahia on the 15th June 2014. Conceived as a legacy project,...

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Luis Suárez – 3 strikes and out

Luis Suárez being banned from ALL football for four months has got to signal the end of his Liverpool career. The nine international matches he misses pale into insignificance...

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World Cup 2014 – An overview thus far

Of course we got the usual knee-jerk reactions to England's appallingly early exit from the World Cup with calls for Roy Hodgson's head. But it matters not, really, who is the man who gets...

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1966 and all that

In 1966 the Beatles ruled the world and the England football team would soon follow suit. When Alf Ramsey became England manager in 1963 he declared 'England will win the World...

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Pelé and the 1958 World Cup

The 1958 World Cup in Sweden was by far the most representative finals tournament to date. Forty six of the original entries played 89 qualifying games and for the first time...

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