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# world-cup - Today’s News

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# 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.

From The Daily Edge Here’s how a Galway pub ended up selling 50c pints during last night’s match Humdinger

Here’s how a Galway pub ended up selling 50c pints during last night’s match

A deal that reduced the price of beer by 50c every time a team scored went brilliantly wrong.

From The Daily Edge RTÉ played out their World Cup coverage last night with a Garth Brooks song The Dance

RTÉ played out their World Cup coverage last night with a Garth Brooks song

A triumph for some. A devastating blow to others.

# world-cup - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge What to watch on TV tonight: Tuesday Tv Picks

What to watch on TV tonight: Tuesday

World Cup semi-final, Kirstie Allsop, and all the other shows and films that’ll be on your Twitter timeline later.

From The Score British official arrested over illegal ticket sales at World Cup FIFA

British official arrested over illegal ticket sales at World Cup

The director of a company that handles World Cup ticket packages could face four years in prison.

# world-cup - Monday 7 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge ‘Very sad’ little boy loses his World Cup stickers in Dublin, Twitter mobilises in support Panini Stickers
From The Score Roy Keane says England players didn’t perform, dismisses Rooney criticism Straight Talking

Roy Keane says England players didn’t perform, dismisses Rooney criticism

Roy Hodgson’s men failed to win a game in Group D, as Costa Rica and Uruguay progressed into the knockout stages.

# world-cup - Sunday 6 July, 2014

From The Score Sports Film of the Week: The mystery of the Rimet trophy Reel Stories

Sports Film of the Week: The mystery of the Rimet trophy

This is another of the recent ESPN 30 for 30 Soccer Stories.

From The Score FIFA snub continues for Messi, Müller and World Cup’s best goalkeeper Stats Incredible This post contains videos

FIFA snub continues for Messi, Müller and World Cup’s best goalkeeper

The Castrol Index of top 10 players continues to utterly confound

# world-cup - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Facebook friends, prostitutes, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers

Plus: How many Irish students say they’re not having sex?

From The Score World Cup hangout: Belgium crash out, Neymar hysteria, Rihanna’s provocative tweets and more Wchangout

World Cup hangout: Belgium crash out, Neymar hysteria, Rihanna’s provocative tweets and more

Don’t worry though, Messi was on hand to restore our faith in attractive football against Belgium today.

From The Score Is the stage set for another Amarildo to emerge for Brazil? Super Sub

Is the stage set for another Amarildo to emerge for Brazil?

When Pele was injured during the 1962 World Cup, his replacement stepped up to the plate and delivered.

From The Daily Edge Even Johnny Giles is getting in on the loom band craze Johnny Styles
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From The Score Van Gaal guards against complacency ahead of Costa Rica quarter-final Dutch Gold

Van Gaal guards against complacency ahead of Costa Rica quarter-final

“We should not underestimate Costa Rica. It is going to be a very tough match,” says LVG.

# world-cup - Friday 4 July, 2014

From The Score Match report: Brazil seal World Cup semi-final spot, Neymar carried off Selecao

Match report: Brazil seal World Cup semi-final spot, Neymar carried off

It’s the end of the road for James and the Colombians.

From The Score All Blacks to finally play Test match in Samoa – report About Time

All Blacks to finally play Test match in Samoa – report

The world champions look to have answered the calls to travel to Apia for the first time.

From The Score Three-quarters of Irish TV viewers have tuned in to watch a bit of the World Cup Brazil

Three-quarters of Irish TV viewers have tuned in to watch a bit of the World Cup

The number of people watching the games on RTÉ Two peaked during England v Uruguay at 815,900.

From The Score Germany’s Hummels dreams of World Cup final Onwards

Germany’s Hummels dreams of World Cup final

“I was flat this morning and had to drink loads of water after the game, but things worked out differently for me at the end,” said the Dortmund centre half.

Opinion: How to stay productive during the World Cup finals

Like most things in life, a little planning goes a long way.

# world-cup - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Two dead after bridge collapses on bus in World Cup host city

Another nineteen are believed to have been injured in the incident.

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