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Who Needs Suarez? We Now Have James Rodriguez

Were you watching Mr. Suarez? Uruguay, with their ridiculously embittered ‘no-one likes us , we don’t care’ stance on the Luis Suarez biting scandal, were on the receiving end of bad karma in Rio as the Grim Reaper came calling in the form of young Colombian sensation James Rodriguez.  Almost every neutral wanted Uruguay to be eliminated on Saturday night …

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The Burning Issue for Each Remaining Team

And so we have our first rest day. After two weeks of excitement, controversy and, above all, goals, the identity of the last sixteen of the 2014 FIFA World Cup is now known. The fascinating thing about this tournament is that a clear favourite is yet to emerge. The hosts have been unimpressive, the reigning champions eliminated and the world’s …

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World Cup – Who Will Make The Last 16?

So here we are now, less than a week before the knockout stages begin next Saturday as the last round of do-or-die and dead rubber group games come thick and fast over the next few days.  Group A  If it was not for the terrible refereeing of Yuichi Nishimura in the World Cup opener , hosts Brazil could easily have …

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PA Preview:England vs Uruguay

England and Uruguay clash at 8pm on Thursday in the Arena Corinthians, São Paulo. It is a crucial game for both teams as a loss will effectively end their chances of progression to the knockout stages. England are coming off the back of a disappointing loss to the Italians and in one of the shocks of the tournament Uruguay suffered a surprise …

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Liverpool FC News : Luis Suarez declares himself fit to face England

  Liverpool fans will be happy to hear that Luis Suarez has returned to fitness. He has declared himself “100 per cent” fit to play in Uruguay’s must win clash following an opening day defeat to Costa Rica. Speaking to ovaciondigital.com, Suarez spoke about his fitness and his inside knowledge of the England camp. The Liverpool striker will have played …

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The Recession & Why Irish Soccer Is Due A Golden Generation

In a very thought-provoking piece, Eoin Carrigan argues that the Irish economic downturn of 2008 onwards could have a positive impact on the future of Irish football. Why is it that for the past decade there have been very few glimpses of exciting footballing talent emerging from these shores? Ireland’s population is larger than Uruguay’s, so why is it that the …

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