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France vs. Germany Quarterfinal: Preview, Prediction, Betting Odds

France vs. Germany; Venue – Estádio Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro; Date – 4th July 2014; Time – 9:30 pm IST; In a mouth watering quarter final clash, former world champions and giants of European football Germany and France battle it out for a spot in the semi final. Both sides have fared very similarly in the tournament with some dominant group stage performances ...

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Ghana Players sent Home as Accreditation Withdrawn

Two of Ghana’s star players have been suspended from the team just hours before their crucial World Cup match against Portugal. AC Milan’s Sulley Muntari and Schalke’s Kevin-Prince Boateng have both had their World Cup accreditation withdrawn, the Ghana FA (GFA) announced. The two former Portsmouth players will play no part in Ghana’s must-win last group match against Portugal in ...

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Flick: Lahm role stays despite injuries

Germany’s goal-scoring defender Mats Hummels is doubtful for their second FIFA World Cup™ match on Saturday against Ghana, assistant coach Hans-Dieter ‘Hansi’ Flick said Wednesday. Hummels headed Germany’s second goal in Monday’s 4-0 thrashing of Portugal in Salvador before having to be helped off with deep bruising to his right thigh. The Borussia Dortmund centre-back now faces a race against ...

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FIFA Fan Fest passes the one million mark

Ever since the FIFA Fan Fest opened its doors to the public on the opening day of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, fans from all over the world have been flooding into the 12 venues to watch matches live in stunning Brazilian locations. The three games which took place on Tuesday, 17 June saw the total attendance figure smash the one ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo returns for open training

Cristiano Ronaldo received a rock star’s welcome as he returned to training on Wednesday, with Portugal seeking to regroup after their mauling from Germany in their FIFA World Cup™ opener. The Real Madrid star had a light workout for about 45 minutes before having ice applied to his troublesome left knee: a precaution the medical staff have also taken in ...

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