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Plane wrongWhat is it with airlines and Twitter and the World Cup? First, Delta were mercilessly slagged for choosing an image of a giraffe to represe(...)

At the end of last season, Celtic striker Giorgos Samaras carried Jay Beatty around the Celtic Park pitch.

A Co Armagh boy, who received a last-minute invitation to fly out to see his footballing hero play with Greece against Costa Rica in Sunday’s World(...)

A dejected Mario Balotelli (right) looks on from the bench during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Italy and Uruguay at Estadio das Dunas. The player has been linked with a move to Arsenal. Photograph: Claudio Villa/Getty Images

Arsenal may be the team to benefit from Italy’s early exit from the World Cup with under-fire Mario Balotelli prepared to consider a move away from A(...)

 Uruguay’s Luis Suarez has been defended by captain and coach. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

For Uruguayans it was a bittersweet moment. The national team had just completed its amazing Houdini act from the group of death, eliminating Italy al(...)

 Luke Shaw is being pursued by Manchester United. Photograph:  Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

Luke Shaw became the youngest player to feature at this World Cup by starting England’s draw with Costa Rica — an experience he described as “unbelie(...)

England manager Roy Hodgson after the World Cup, Group D match at the Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

For much of yesterday’s action I was in the (disputed) land of football’s origin with, ironically enough, limited access to any World Cup coverage.(...)

 Neymar (shirtless) of Brazil and Fred celebnrate after the FIFA World Cup 2014 group A preliminary round match between Cameroon and Brazil. Photograph: Marcelo Sayao/EPA

MONDAY, JUNE 23rd 16.55 What a weekend! Pick your highlight: Costa Rica bidding cal-ciao to England with victory over the Azzurri? Ghana (...)

Ireland is the best country in the world and that’s a fact. Kind of. We may struggle economically, politically and militarily while our sporting achie(...)

Mexico’s Oribe Peralta after scoring the winner against Cameroon in their opening game at the Estadio das Dunas in Natal.

The World Cup’s great underachievers, Mexico have placed themselves in the relatively comfortable position of going into their second Group A match ag(...)

When the ball was at Wes Hoolahan’s feet against Portugal in the recent friendly at Meadowlands, one could relax and hope that just maybe, something thrilling and special was going to happen. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The sight of Wes Hoolahan out there on the field in Meadowlands said it all. There were few green shirts on the trains leaving Penn Station for Mead(...)

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