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End of group games

The 48 group games have been completed at the 2014 World Cup. The last game of the group stage ended in a 1-1 draw between Russia and Algeria. The result of this game meant that Algeria qualified for the…

Round 2 of the World Cup – the halfway mark

We are halfway through the 2014 World Cup, and the surprise team of the tournament has been Costa Rica. They were one of the first teams to qualify for the knockout stages after victories over Uruguay…

Same result – different responses

The 2014 World Cup has all but ended for both Australia and England, but the national response to these results could not be more different. As a spectator of the game between Australia and The Netherlands…

Round 1 of the World Cup, by the numbers

Round 1 of the Group Stage of the 2014 World Cup finished on Tuesday, June 17. In the 16 games played in the round, 49 goals were scored – 20 first half goals and 29 second half goals. Included in this…

Can you have a second team in the World Cup?

As the World Cup demonstrates again and again, football is truly a global game. With globalisation we become more aware of both our national similarities and differences. However, at an event such as this…