Edison Cavani

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England captain Harry Kane plays darts as his side prepare for their lat-16 clash with Colombia. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

THE MATCHES Last-16: Sweden v Switzerland (St Petersburg, 3.0, RTÉ2/BBC) Betting: Sweden 21-10, Switzerland 17-10, Draw 2-1 Colombia v England (Spa(...)

Nigeria Alex Iwobi poses with fans. Photograph: Pius Utomi Ekei/AFP/Getty

What is it? The World Cup is the greatest sporting tournament on the planet - trumping even the Olympics. In its current guise it brings together 32 (...)

At 40/1, Kylian Mbappé is more than a decent bet for this summer’s Golden Boot. Photograph: Jean Catuffe/Getty Images

In the darkest, nerdiest corners of professional gambling theory, they talk about the Green Lumbar Fallacy. The term apparently arose from a story abo(...)

Harry Arter was named man of the match as Ireland beat Uruguay 3-1. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Darren Randolph: Not his best performance. Nearly had an early pass picked off by Edison Cavani then was at fault for the goal, flapping at a cross a(...)

Barcelona players and fans celebrate after Sergi Roberto scored the winner against paris St-Germain. Photo: Albert Gea/Reuters

Barcelona 6 Paris St Germain 1 (aggregate: 6-5) Suddenly, there were people running across the pitch and the kind of noise that even this arena, the (...)

England manager Roy Hodgson said there were signs of progress in this World Cup but it still led to an early exit. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

It is strange to look back and consider that most of the important things were said before the Uruguay game. Roy Hodgson teased Luis Suarez to prov(...)

Wayne Rooney may have scored his first World Cup goal for England but found himself firmly in the shade of Uruguay’s Luis Suarez. Photograph: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters

England 1 Uruguay 2 In the days before the game there was no disagreement: Luis Suarez wouldn’t last. How could he? Uruguay’s decision not to r(...)

 Carlo Ancelotti (centre) alongside former Real Madrid player Zinedine Zidane (left) and Real president Florentino Perez at Estadio Bernabeu  in Madrid, Spain. Photograph:  Denis Doyle/Getty Images

Thirty-seven days after Real Madrid announced that José Mourinho was leaving, the Peacemaker arrived. Carlo Ancelotti was finally presented as the new(...)

Uruguay’s Luis Suarez (right) has had enough of life in England.  Photograph: Andres Stapff/Reuters

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has reiterated his love for the club, but again insisted that he needs to leave Anfield.The Uruguayan star is currently (...)