Leroy Fer scores  powers home his header against Chile. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Netherlands 2 Chile 0Caught between the knowledge that both teams were already qualified and the risk that Brazil could lie in wait for the loser the (...)

Alexis Sanchez scored Chile’s opening goal of the World Cup in the 3-1 defeat of Australia at the Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba last Friday. Photograph: Paul Hanna/Reuters

The first week of this World Cup has seen events on and off the pitch conspire together for the perfect start.On the field the football has been attac(...)

Gerardo Martino will become the new coach of Barcelona after agreeing a two-year deal

Barcelona have reached an agreement for Gerardo ’Tata’ Martino to become their new coach.The 50-year-old Argentinian, who led Newell’s Old Boys to the(...)