Daley Blind of the Netherlands celebrates his goal against Brazil with teammates Ron Vlaar (left) and Georginio Wijnaldum  at the Brasilia National Stadium. Photograph: Ruben Sprich / Reuters

Brazil 0 Netherlands 3Brazil were booed off the pitch in Brasilia as their disappointing World Cup campaign ended in another humiliating defeat. Robin(...)

Bryan Ruiz of Costa Rica celebrates after scoring during the penalty shootout against Greece. Photograph: EPA

Ahead of a first appearance in the quarter-finals all Costa Rica is dreaming of glory And rather than any signs of nervousness at the exalted c(...)

Robin van Persie scores the Netherlands’ opening goal during the World Cup Group B match against Spain  at the Fonte Nova Arena in Salvador. Photograph: Michael Dalder/Reuters

Netherlands 5 Spain 1: Redemption for Arjen Robben and the Netherlands arrived in the form of an emphatic reversal of fortunes from the 2010 final and(...)

Arsenal’s manager Arsene Wenger can’t hide his disappointment during the 2-2 draw with Swansea. Photograph: EPA

Arsene admitted Arsenal must now “look behind” them after their faltering Premier League title bid took another massive blow as a bizarre own g(...)

Aston Villa’s Christian Benteke scores his first against Norwich City at Villa Park, Birmingham. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Tottenham Hotspur kept alive their hopes of a top four Premier League finish when Roberto Soldado scored the only goal at White Hart Lane to g(...)

Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge celebrates his second goal against Swansea at Anfield yesterday. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Talk of the title got to Liverpool against Swansea City. But, nervously, carelessly and belatedly, (...)

Everton’s Lacina Traore (centre) scores a debut goal against Swansea after just four minutes at Goodison Park today. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Reuters

Everton 3 Swansea City 1 Roberto Martinez stayed on course to become(...)

Emmanuel Adebayor rolls in his second and Tottenham’s  third against Swansea City.Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

Swansea City 1 Tottenham 3Emmanuel Adebayor grabbed a brace as Tottenham won 3-1 at the Liberty Stadium to compound Swansea’s relegation fears. The s(...)

Manchester City’s Fernandinho scores a  against Swansea City during the Premier League match at the Liberty Stadium. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters

Swansea City 2 Manchester City 3: Another three goals and another three points made it seven straight wins for Manuel Pellegrini’s team, who survived (...)

 Everton’s Seamus Coleman  is congratulated by team-mate Ross Barkley  after scoring the opening goal against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium. Photo: Clive Rose/Getty Images

SWANSEA CITY 1 EVERTON 2: Roberto Martinez has said he is running out of superlatives with which to describe Ross Barkley. The Everton manager stood w(...)