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Spain versus Italy to go ahead

Spain versus Italy to go ahead

SPAIN'S friendly with Italy in March will go ahead, despite the Italian Football Association (FIGC) asking for a postponement. 4 Jan 2014
Germany preparing for World Cup success

Germany preparing for World Cup success

OLIVER Bierhoff says the DFB are leaving no stone unturned in their bid to give Germany the best preparation for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. 14 Dec 2013
Balotelli eyes World Cup opportunity

Balotelli eyes World Cup opportunity

MILAN forward Mario Balotelli wants to prove his credentials as a world-class striker at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil next year. 13 Dec 2013
Brazuca's Aussie street takeover

Brazuca's Aussie street takeover

WHAT happens when an icon in the making hits the iconic sites of Sydney and Melbourne during a typical work day? Take a look. 13 Dec 2013
Fan clashes mar Brazilian league fixture

Fan clashes mar Brazilian league fixture

SAFETY concerns in Brazil were raised again after clashes between rival fans saw Atletico Paranaense's game with Vasco de Gama delayed. 9 Dec 2013
Marcelo tips Kaka for FIFA World Cup recall

Marcelo tips Kaka for FIFA World Cup recall

REAL Madrid defender Marcelo believes former team-mate Kaka still has a chance of being named in Brazil's FIFA World Cup squad. 9 Dec 2013
Moss hails Socceroos' group of education

Moss hails Socceroos' group of education

CENTRAL Coast Mariners coach Phil Moss has labelled Australia's World Cup group as the 'Group of Education', while his Sydney FC counterpart has warned fans to temper their expectations. 8 Dec 2013
Socceroos call Vitoria home for World Cup

Socceroos call Vitoria home for World Cup

A Brazilian island hotel with sweeping coastline views will be home to the Socceroos as they prepare to take on the might of Spain, Holland and Chile in the 2014 World Cup. 8 Dec 2013
Poyet: Uruguay will beat England

Poyet: Uruguay will beat England

GUS Poyet has backed Uruguay to overcome England when the two meet in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. 7 Dec 2013
Hodgson upbeat despite England's tough draw

Hodgson upbeat despite England's tough draw

ENGLAND manager Roy Hodgson remains upbeat about his side's chances at the FIFA World Cup despite being drawn with Italy and Uruguay. 7 Dec 2013
Deschamps targets last 16 for France

Deschamps targets last 16 for France

FRANCE coach Didier Deschamps admitted that their FIFA World Cup draw could have been tougher but is looking no further than the last 16. 7 Dec 2013
Valcke: USA, England in tough groups

Valcke: USA, England in tough groups

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has identified groups D and G as the toughest, following the 2014 World Cup draw. 7 Dec 2013
Manaus stadium built for the heat, says sports official

Manaus stadium built for the heat, says sports official

MANAUS sports secretary has declared England and Italy should have no issues with the heat in his city for their World Cup opener. 7 Dec 2013
Players, coaches react to World Cup draw

Players, coaches react to World Cup draw

WE take a look at reaction from various figures to Friday’s 2014 FIFA World Cup draw. 7 Dec 2013
Del Bosque: Spain, Aussies not in group of death

Del Bosque: Spain, Aussies not in group of death

SPAIN coach Vicente del Bosque does not believe his country's 2014 FIFA World Cup pool can be considered the 'group of death'. 7 Dec 2013
Wilmots: No world-class opponents in Belgium's group

Wilmots: No world-class opponents in Belgium's group

MARC Wilmots believes there are "no world-class players" available to Belgium's Group H opponents at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. 7 Dec 2013
Pekerman confident of Colombia progression

Pekerman confident of Colombia progression

JOSE Pekerman is confident over Colombia's chances of qualifying for the last 16 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. 7 Dec 2013
Boateng hails 'dream' World Cup draw

Boateng hails 'dream' World Cup draw

GHANA midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng hailed a dream FIFA World Cup draw that could see him face his brother Jerome. 7 Dec 2013
Sabella satisfied with Argentina's 'positive draw'

Sabella satisfied with Argentina's 'positive draw'

ARGENTINA coach Alejandro Sabella reflected positively on his side's group for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. 7 Dec 2013
Socceroos excited by tough World Cup draw

Socceroos excited by tough World Cup draw

EXCLUSIVE: Tough and exciting is how Socceroos James Holland Mathew Ryan have described the difficult draw handed to Australia for the 2014 World Cup. 7 Dec 2013
Socceroos draw World Cup champs Spain

Socceroos draw World Cup champs Spain

THE Socceroos will be pitted against defending World Cup champions Spain and 2010 runners-up, the Netherlands, in a horror draw for Brazil 2014. 7 Dec 2013