• Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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James double sends Uruguay packing

James double sends Uruguay packing

The Monaco star scored arguably the goal of the tournament so far as Oscar Tabarez's men were dumped out of the tournament   James Rodriguez scored twice - his first a stunning volley - to fire Colombia to a 2-0 win over Uruguay and secure a place in the quarter-finals of the World Cup, Goal.com...

Brazil stumble into last 8

Brazil stumble into last 8

Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar saved two spot-kicks in a shootout against Chile to send the hosts into the World Cup quarterfinals 3-2 on penalties following a 1-1 draw after extra time on Saturday. Four years to the day since Brazil eliminated Chile at the same stage, they did it again when Gonzalo Jara sent...

Suarez ban excessive: Chiellini

Suarez ban excessive: Chiellini

Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini says the four-month ban given to Luis Suarez for biting him is excessive. Suarez, 27, bit the Juventus player during Uruguay's 1-0 win over Italy and has been banned from all football-related activity until the end of October by world governing body Fifa. Chiellini, said he has "no feelings of joy,...

Brazuca-fest 16

Will The Cannibal bite or score?

Will The Cannibal bite or score?

Luis Suarez does not bark; he bites. The Uruguay striker seems to have a clear hunger for goals and opponents. Banned or fined, Suarez keeps biting. Right or wrong, he is always in the headlines. Suarez did not score Tuesday to send Italy packing but his 80th antics dominated the sports news across the...

Uruguay's Godin sends Italy home

Uruguay's Godin sends Italy home

    Group Match Group D, Match 5 Diego Godin struck late on to send Uruguay into the last-16 of the World Cup and dump 10-man Italy out of the tournament, but Luis Suarez stole the headlines for all the wrong reasons yet again, reports Goal.com. The Liverpool forward appeared to bite the shoulder of Italy defender Giorgio...

Luis Suarez controversies thru the years

Luis Suarez controversies thru the years

Luis Suarez has found himself at the centre of another biting storm after a clash with Giorgio Chiellini in Uruguay's World Cup clash with Italy. Here, we look at some of the previous controversies surrounding the Liverpool striker, reports Irish Independent. February 2007: Makes his international debut for Uruguay against Colombia but is sent...

Brazuca-fest 15

Italy tried not to win

Italy tried not to win

The Azzurri is lost from the colours of the World Cup. Yes, Italy are going home, quite unexpectedly, sadly and a little too early. Coach Cesare Prandelli didn’t have to think twice. He resigned even before packing up bags after Italy lost to Uruguay 0-1. Lots of inquests will follow, for sure, the defeat of...

English press spurred me on to enact revenge: Suárez

English press spurred me on to enact revenge: Suárez

Luis Suárez has once again railed at his treatment at the hands of the English media, saying that he felt under attack in the newspapers before Uruguay’s World Cup tie against England last Thursday, which he would settle with two outstanding goals, The Guardian reports. The Liverpool striker is preparing for the decisive Group...

Africa fails to grow yet again

Africa fails to grow yet again

The whole point about a World Cup is that it is supposed to be a global event, not just a private rivalry between the continents of Europe and South America, so it was gratifying to see one of the goals of the tournament scored by Tim Cahill of Australia. Cahill's volley against Holland, coupled...

Suarez duo almost tarnish England dream

Suarez duo almost tarnish England dream

Group Match Group D, Match 3 Luis Suarez returned from injury to score twice as Uruguay beat England 2-1 to breathe new life into their World Cup campaign, reports Goal.com. Uruguay were shocked by a 3-1 loss to Costa Rica in their opening Group D fixture last Saturday, but Suarez - who was absent for that...

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