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The semi-finals of the 20th edition of the World Cup begin take place on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Two South American sides take on two from Europe –
Two times champions Argentina qualified for the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since Italy 1990 after beating Belgium one nil in
Joachim Loew’s Germany qualified for the World Cup semi-finals for a record fourth consecutive time on Friday after beating France at the Maracana
It’s crunch time in Brazil as eight nations start to battle it out in the hunt for the all-important four spots of the World Cup semi finals.
Welcome to The Corner World Cup special.
There is widespread agreement that this tournament has been one of the best in terms of football
Three days before Independence Day, the US hopes of advancing in the World Cup came to an end Tuesday night – and the country feels dejected.
Argentina huffed, puffed and suffered against the Swiss, but a late late goal saw them through to the last eight, where they will face
France have reached the World Cup quarter-finals after downing Nigeria 2-0 in Brasília on Monday.
After a relatively slow start to the game
Uruguay’s President José Mujica has called FIFA “a gang of old sons of bitches” in response to sanctions the organisation issued to Luis Suarez
The Netherland’s came from behind to beat Mexico 2-1 in stoppage time in Fortaleza and become the first European team to book their ticket into the
Hosts Brazil qualified for the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Saturday after beating Chile 3-2 in a nail-biting penalty shootout.
The stage is set and the actors are waiting in the wings. The last 16 matches of the 2014 World Cup are upon us.
Hosts Brazil take on Chile at the
Germany have qualified for the last 16 of the World Cup in Brazil top of Group G after beating the USA 1-0 in their final round of group fixtures in
France locked down top spot in Group E with a goalless stalemate against a 10-man Ecuador at the Maracana Stadium in Rio on Wednesday.
It has become the bite that went around the world. More than two million tweets exploded onto Twitter following the now-infamous clash between
Uruguay will join Costa Rica as the last 16 contenders from Group D after they narrowly beat Italy 1-0 thanks to a late goal from Diego Godin in
After two nail-baiter games that were a danger to heart patients, Americans have become football crazy – although they still call it “soccer”. And
Hosts Brazil produced a superb display to claim a thrilling 4-1 win over Cameroon in Brasilia. Barcelona forward Neymar looked in great shape and
Substitute Silvestre Varela scored in stoppage time help Portugal salvage a 2-2 draw with the USA, who were seconds away from qualifying for the last
Four-time world player of the year Lionel Messi saved Argentina’s blushes against Iran to fire his nation into the knockout stages.