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#World Cup

# world-cup - Friday 17 October, 2014

From The Score Ireland captain Porterfield returns home from pre-World Cup tour Cricket

Ireland captain Porterfield returns home from pre-World Cup tour

The opening batsman left the camp due to personal reasons.

# world-cup - Monday 13 October, 2014

From The Score Delightful chip by Luis Suarez as he bags first goals for Uruguay since World Cup bite ban Back Of The Net

Delightful chip by Luis Suarez as he bags first goals for Uruguay since World Cup bite ban

The Barca striker is back in the headlines for the right reasons.

# world-cup - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

From The Score FIFA set to introduce three-minute concussion breaks About Time

FIFA set to introduce three-minute concussion breaks

After a string of incidents at the World Cup, football’s governing body prepare to take decisive action.

# world-cup - Monday 22 September, 2014

From The Score A FIFA executive claims Qatar will be stripped of the 2022 World Cup Changes

A FIFA executive claims Qatar will be stripped of the 2022 World Cup

However the organisation say Theo Zwanziger’s comments are ‘a personal opinion’.

# world-cup - Friday 19 September, 2014

From The Score 5 reasons to watch the Irish provinces in tonight’s Pro12 action Round Three

5 reasons to watch the Irish provinces in tonight’s Pro12 action

International contention, Ulster’s backline, Munster move towards full strength and the form of Jack McGrath.

# world-cup - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

From The Score Ireland women’s World Cup campaign ends with loss to Germany Report

Ireland women’s World Cup campaign ends with loss to Germany

Sue Ronan’s side’s hopes of qualification had ended before today, nonetheless they put in a brave performance.

# world-cup - Sunday 7 September, 2014

From The Score ‘I don’t remember the FAI saying we should give them a replay’ – 5 other times Ireland met Georgia Memory Lane

‘I don’t remember the FAI saying we should give them a replay’ – 5 other times Ireland met Georgia

The Boys in Green meet their opponents for the sixth time later today.

# world-cup - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From The Score Boycott of Russia’s 2018 World Cup discussed by EU: sources Political Football

Boycott of Russia’s 2018 World Cup discussed by EU: sources

If the crisis in Ukraine escalates, the tournament may be hit.

# world-cup - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

From The Score Luis Suarez’s latest stance on biting – ‘I am not doing that anymore’ Reaching Out

Luis Suarez’s latest stance on biting – ‘I am not doing that anymore’

The Uruguayan striker became embroiled in more controversy during this summer’s World Cup.

From The Score GAA jersey signed by Maradona and Ozil is up for auction this week for a heart charity Great Cause

GAA jersey signed by Maradona and Ozil is up for auction this week for a heart charity

Kerry native Mike Griffin got signatures from some incredible players and now is auctioning the jersey off for charity.

# world-cup - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From The Score World Cup star Briggs takes inspiration from Wilkinson and ROG Dead Eye

World Cup star Briggs takes inspiration from Wilkinson and ROG

The fullback tells TheScore.ie about her rugby journey and place-kicking skills.

From The Score World Cup not in D’Arcy’s thoughts as Ireland centre focuses short-term Knowledge

World Cup not in D’Arcy’s thoughts as Ireland centre focuses short-term

The 34-year-old has learned to concentrate on six-month blocks.

# world-cup - Monday 4 August, 2014

From The Score Just the one change for Ireland Women ahead of World Cup clash with New Zealand Starting XV

Just the one change for Ireland Women ahead of World Cup clash with New Zealand

Paula Fitzpatrick will come into Ireland’s back row for one of the game’s toughest tests.

# world-cup - Sunday 3 August, 2014

From The Score Sports Film of the Week: Mudbloods Reel Stories

Sports Film of the Week: Mudbloods

And you thought Quidditch only existed in Harry Potter…

From The Score Ireland Women hit the gym as they prepare for New Zealand clash In Pics

Ireland Women hit the gym as they prepare for New Zealand clash

Strength and conditioning coach Marian Earls led the session at Marcoussis this morning.

From The Score Analysis: Ireland Women show tactical intelligence in victory over the US Game Plan

Analysis: Ireland Women show tactical intelligence in victory over the US

There were positives to be taken from Friday’s win, but improvement will be needed ahead of the New Zealand clash.

Weird Wide Web: Life on Mars, World Cup withdrawal and sexting extortion

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# world-cup - Friday 1 August, 2014

From The Score Pique: Van Gaal said I wasn’t ‘tough enough’ to be a centre back Reflection

Pique: Van Gaal said I wasn’t ‘tough enough’ to be a centre back

The Barcelona player also claimed he is not one of the best defenders in the world on current form.

# world-cup - Sunday 27 July, 2014

From The Score Ireland Women arrive in France targeting top four World Cup finish Coygig

Ireland Women arrive in France targeting top four World Cup finish

Here are the best pics as Philip Doyle’s squad flew to Paris for the tournament.

# world-cup - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From The Score Joe Schmidt and Katie Taylor look on as Ireland Women win final World Cup warm-up Gals In Green

Joe Schmidt and Katie Taylor look on as Ireland Women win final World Cup warm-up

Philip Doyle’s side had too much class for Wales in Malahide this afternoon.

# world-cup - Friday 18 July, 2014

From The Score Ireland Women centre Murphy striving for perfection at World Cup World Cup

Ireland Women centre Murphy striving for perfection at World Cup

The 25-year-old and her teammates have lofty ambitions for the tournament in France.

# world-cup - Monday 14 July, 2014

There were 618,725 tweets per minute about the match during last night’s World Cup Final

The most mentioned player won’t surprise anyone.

From The Daily Edge Rihanna with Podolski, Götze, Schweinsteiger and the World Cup Ri Ri

Knocked out: Global players’ union want action after World Cup concussions

FIFPro say the decision needs to be taken out of the hands of team doctors.

# world-cup - Sunday 13 July, 2014

From The Score Gerrard should remain as England captain, says Beckham Support

Gerrard should remain as England captain, says Beckham

The Liverpool star donned the captain’s armband as England failed to progress from Group D in Brazil.

Weird Wide Web: Tweeting during penalties, giant rollable TVs and a shocking exercise tool

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

From The Daily Edge No, North Korea didn’t tell its citizens they’re in the World Cup final World Cup

No, North Korea didn’t tell its citizens they’re in the World Cup final

Lots of people were duped by a parody. Again.

# world-cup - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Poolbeg chimneys, Game of Thrones, and spicy burgers: The week in numbers

Plus: Just how sad is Garth Brooks about the whole concert debacle?

From The Score Maradona: ‘Messi will define World Cup final’ Legend On Legend

Maradona: ‘Messi will define World Cup final’

The Argentine legend says his country ‘can’t allow’ a European team win the World Cup in South America.

# world-cup - Friday 11 July, 2014

From The Score Last of the 2001 Lions retires as Iain Balshaw bows out Fat Lady Sings

Last of the 2001 Lions retires as Iain Balshaw bows out

The 35-year-old has endured a 16-month struggle with a knee injury.

From The Daily Edge L’Oreal drops World Cup model after controversy over hunting photos Game Over

L’Oreal drops World Cup model after controversy over hunting photos

Axelle Despiegelaere was asked to model for the company after being spotted in the crowd at the World Cup.

# world-cup - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From The Score Samir Nasri signs new five-year deal at Manchester City Feeling Blue

Samir Nasri signs new five-year deal at Manchester City

A big reason for the midfielder to be cheerful after being excluded from the French World Cup squad.

From The Score Flashback: Letchkov heads Bulgaria to the 1994 World Cup semi-finals The Bald Eagle

Flashback: Letchkov heads Bulgaria to the 1994 World Cup semi-finals

One of the biggest shocks in the tournament’s history had an unlikely hero at its core.

From The Score World Cup winner Piri Weepu heading for London Welsh – report Leader

World Cup winner Piri Weepu heading for London Welsh – report

The Blues have confirmed that the 30-year-old scrum-half will leave the Super Rugby franchise.

From The Daily Edge An RTÉ commentator accidentally said ‘penis’ on live TV last night Slip Of The Tongue

# world-cup - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 feelings we’re all feeling about the World Cup coming to an end Don't Leave Us
From The Daily Edge Crying Brazilian man gave his trophy to a German fan Sportsmanship
From The Score The greatest World Cup tragedies: Holland 1974 Brilliant Orange

The greatest World Cup tragedies: Holland 1974

Forty years ago, the world fell in love and had their hearts broken. Everyone’s still getting over it.

From The Daily Edge 11 utterly devastated football fans mourning Brazil’s World Cup defeat A Brazilian Tears

Germany’s trashing of Brazil broke another record last night…on Twitter

Game smashes Twitter record for most mentions, beating out last year’s Superbowl.

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