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Published November 13, 2014

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An International Friendly between rival countries England and Scotland is only round the corner. The two sides are set to face each other at Celtic Park and will be England’s last international fixture of 2014. England’s last visit to Scotland was in 1999 when Paul Scholes earned his country a 2-0 victory at Hampden Park. With this rivalry in mind, we are looking at some of the biggest/best international rivalries.
7) Denmark vs Sweden
Denmark and Sweden’s rivalry goes back nearly 100 years; however the spark in this rivalry came during an equalisation match in 2008. Sweden held a 3 goal lead …


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Published August 4, 2014

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With the World Cup now over and Germany walking away with the all-important World Cup trophy, the attention within England is edging back towards the Premier League. Already we have had some big names move to and from Premier League clubs. Throughout all leagues across the world there have been some big signings and here are a few players that have moved to a different club.
Luis Suarez
After the controversy of what happened to Luis Suarez at the world cup, he has moved from English Premier League side Liverpool to sign for a massive £75.0m. Some people may not think Suarez …


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Published July 7, 2014

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As the world cup comes to its conclusion, the action over the weekend provided some excellent spells of football allowing the football world to know who would progress to the Semi- Finals of this year’s World Cup in Brazil.
There were not too many goals in the quarter finals but an excellent display of skill showed why each one of the teams deserves to be in the position they are.
The first fixture that kicked off a 5:00pm was France up against Germany. With both sides coming out strong in the group stages and proving they are amongst the best teams around …


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Published June 30, 2014

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As the world cup reached the knock-out stages on Friday, it started off with a match that saw the host country taken all the way to a penalty shoot-out. It was quite an eventful weekend as four games produced some nail biting football.
As mentioned the host country Brazil started the knock-out stage with a match against Chile. Both sides looked strong in their group match ties and with the passion that both teams have, the Saturday evening match was defiantly one to watch. Both teams scored in the first half making it a nervy second half for fans of both …


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Published June 26, 2014

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On Monday 23rd June, the World Cup saw the first two groups settle their last group stage matches to see who will be progressing to the next stage of the tournament. A number of teams have already guaranteed there places into the next round and we know some teams also will be exiting the competition due to poor results in their past two games.
At the moment before the final group stage matches for Groups A and B kicked off, we know that the following teams have qualifies into the next round of the World Cup:
• Netherlands and Chile both have …


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Published June 19, 2014

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The World Cup kicked off with some controversial decisions with Brazil becoming victorious over Croatia but over the weekend more matches took place with some great displays from some great players.
Kicking off the weekend was Mexico who faced up against Cameroon in a match that saw the conditions take a massive part in the game. The rain was lashing down on the pitch making it the match harder for the players. But Mexico earned all three points with a 1 – 0 victory placing them under Brazil in the Group A table. It was unlucky that Mexico only won the …


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Published June 13, 2014

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On Thursday 12th June, the world cup had finally arrived and with a matchup of Brazil vs Croatia to kick start the tournament, it looked to be a great start to a world cup that a lot of people have been looking forward too. With some world class players about to show the world, what football is about, this world cup will defiantly be one to watch over the summer.
As mentioned the first match of the tournament was between Brazil and Croatia with both sides looking to grab the first three points. Brazil looked to be fielding a side that …


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Published May 31, 2014

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There’s not long now till all football fans are watching top quality international football again, and with one of the biggest sporting events in the world showcasing talent of different ages, it will be a World Cup to remember.
The National teams have already been placed into their groups ready for a month of amazing football in Brazil and here are the top 5 teams I feel should make it out of the group stages.
Brazil
To start with, Brazil are one of the strongest sides in the competition this year. Not only do they have some amazing young talent in their side, …


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Published May 24, 2014

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With the world cup only round the corner, it is time for Roy Hodgson to name his squad for the trip to Brazil this summer. A lot of people have different views on who should be on the plane to represent England. Below are the most popular picks that fans feel should be on the plane.
Goalkeepers
Fraser Forster (Celtic)– Fraser Forster is a common pick by most fans as he is one of the best goalkeepers that are in the Scottish Premier League. Conceding 38 goals in 51 appearances with a total of 118 saves, Fraser has the best record out …


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Published July 1, 2013

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On July 30th 2013 the footballing world gained confidence and belief for the 2014 FIFA World Cup after seeing Spain beaten 3-0 by host country Brazil.
Before and during the tournament most neutral fans wanted this game to be the final, seeing two of international footballs heavyweights battle it out for the Confederations Cup.
2 Goals from Fred (2nd and 47th minutes) and 1 from Neymar (44th minute) secured a 3-0 victory for Brazil in the Maracana stadium. This defeat for Spain ended there 29 game, competitive unbeaten run – and also gave 5 time World Cup champions Brazil hope for the …


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