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#Brazil 2014

# brazil-2014 - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From The42 Dutch double up late on as Mexico wave goodbye Late Late Show

Dutch double up late on as Mexico wave goodbye

It took a late, late show from Luis van Gaal’s men but they’re in the quarter-finals.

From The42 FIFA investigate 'punch' on Chilean player by Brazil official Fight Night

FIFA investigate 'punch' on Chilean player by Brazil official

Mauricio Pinilla is the alleged victim.

From The42 VIDEO: Dutch claim dramatic rope-a-dope win with two late goals against stunned Mexico Yesh This post contains videos

VIDEO: Dutch claim dramatic rope-a-dope win with two late goals against stunned Mexico

It’s heartbreak for the central Americans.

From The42 Mexico have one foot in the quarter finals thanks to this Giovanni dos Santos screamer Olé

Mexico have one foot in the quarter finals thanks to this Giovanni dos Santos screamer

The Dutch are on the brink of a tournament exit.

From The42 The Kingdom, Suarez and celebs at Wimbledon: it's our favourite sports writing this week Well Read

# brazil-2014 - Saturday 28 June, 2014

From The42 World Cup hangout: talk football and win a new tablet as we get back to Brazil Wchangout

World Cup hangout: talk football and win a new tablet as we get back to Brazil

Come and join the cool people, as we put that whole Rest Day business behind us.

From The42 He drives me crazy but Suárez is no fine young cannibal Letter From Brazil

He drives me crazy but Suárez is no fine young cannibal

What the Uruguayan did was wrong but it wasn’t pre-meditated or life-threatening writes Mikey Stafford.

From The42 Arsene Wenger recreates Robin van Persie's diving header on Brazilian beach Tekkers

Arsene Wenger recreates Robin van Persie's diving header on Brazilian beach

The Arsenal manager is enjoying his time at the World Cup.

From The42 Colombia on the menu for Uruguayans as manager says Suárez has been made a 'scapegoat' Making A Meal Of It

Colombia on the menu for Uruguayans as manager says Suárez has been made a 'scapegoat'

The Copa América champions are circling the wagons.

From The42 Brazil's improvised football pitches show no space is too small for the country's second religion Life's A Pitch This post contains images

Brazil's improvised football pitches show no space is too small for the country's second religion

Odd dimensions and uneven ground are standard fair around parts of the country.

From The42 Unbelievable Jeff! Chris Kamara had a day to remember in Brazil yesterday Crime Fighter

Unbelievable Jeff! Chris Kamara had a day to remember in Brazil yesterday

The Sky Sports pundit turned crime-fighter caught an alleged thief yesterday.

# brazil-2014 - Friday 27 June, 2014

From The42 'This is Brazil' shrug locals as football fans endure epic journey through floods Letter From Brazil

'This is Brazil' shrug locals as football fans endure epic journey through floods

Frogs, rafts made of mattresses and the kindness of strangers; this is the World Cup as much as goals and games, writes Mikey Stafford.

From The42 Germany handle the heat of group stage as Low hopes for improvement Brazil 2014

Germany handle the heat of group stage as Low hopes for improvement

The Germans will hope to have it made in the shade as they travel to cooler climbs, writes Mikey Stafford in Recife.

# brazil-2014 - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From The42 Mesut Özil channels his inner Rooney to express positional frustrations Nozil

Mesut Özil channels his inner Rooney to express positional frustrations

The German star is not enjoying life on the right wing.

From The42 As it happened: France v Ecuador, Switzerland v Honduras, World Cup Group E Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: France v Ecuador, Switzerland v Honduras, World Cup Group E

We went minute-by-minute in the final round of Group E games.

From The42 World Cup hangout: the football webchat that likes it when you nibble on its shoulder Wchangout

World Cup hangout: the football webchat that likes it when you nibble on its shoulder

Luis Suarez, the Argies and everything else in between .

From The42 England make low key return after dismal World Cup They're Coming Home

England make low key return after dismal World Cup

Time to get on that beach, chaps.

From The42 Living in America - Kyle Bekerman says Jürgen Klinsmann's gone native Turned Stateside

Living in America - Kyle Bekerman says Jürgen Klinsmann's gone native

The German coach faces his home country tomorrow.

From The42 Someone made a Luis Suárez eating Giorgio Chiellini Pac-Man game Pac Man

# brazil-2014 - Saturday 21 June, 2014

From The42 Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the 9th night of World Cup action Round-Up

Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the 9th night of World Cup action

Costa Rica are fast becoming every neutral’s favourite team while France and Switzerland served up a goal-fest.

# brazil-2014 - Friday 20 June, 2014

From The42 World Cup hangout: Jarlath Regan charted England's exit and gave you a prize Wchangout

World Cup hangout: Jarlath Regan charted England's exit and gave you a prize

Whether you’re still stuck at work, on the way home or getting the dinner ready, we’ve got you covered.

From The42 Warrior ethos is putting players' lives at risk Concussion

Warrior ethos is putting players' lives at risk

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland have called for the final decision on head injuries to be made by doctors.

From The42 Brilliance of Suarez brings only bitter memories for Ghana ahead of Germany clash Letter From Brazil

Brilliance of Suarez brings only bitter memories for Ghana ahead of Germany clash

The Black Stars are again carrying African hopes in this World Cup, and tomorrow they must shine.

# brazil-2014 - Thursday 19 June, 2014

From The42 As it happened: Uruguay v England, World Cup Group D Liveblog

As it happened: Uruguay v England, World Cup Group D

We went minute-by-minute as Roy’s boys took on those pesky South Americans.

From The42 Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from the seventh night of World Cup action A Week On

Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from the seventh night of World Cup action

As Spain bid us adios, will England or Uruguay join them through the exit door?

# brazil-2014 - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From The42 Alex Song Cameroon'd his country's World Cup hopes with this stupid red card Seeing Red

Alex Song Cameroon'd his country's World Cup hopes with this stupid red card

The Barcelona midfielder pole-axed Mario Mandžukić in their Group A clash

From The42 Here are the Chilean goals that knocked Spain out of the World Cup Too Hot To Handle

Here are the Chilean goals that knocked Spain out of the World Cup

The reigning champs slumped to a 2 – 0 defeat in Rio.

From The42 Chile fans storm stadium ahead of Spain clash Storm

Chile fans storm stadium ahead of Spain clash

Approximately 40 fans broke through the media centre.

From The42 As it happened: Spain v Chile, World Cup Group B Brazil 2014

As it happened: Spain v Chile, World Cup Group B

La Roja desperately need a win and face a Chile side who will be full of confidence.

From The42 Holland survive scare from Socceroos and put one foot in knock-out stage World Cup 2014

Holland survive scare from Socceroos and put one foot in knock-out stage

Tim Cahill’s incredible volley was not enough to stop Louis Van Gaal’s men from taking all three points.

From The42 World Cup Hangout: Today could see the end of Spain's defence of their title Wchangout

World Cup Hangout: Today could see the end of Spain's defence of their title

Whether you’re still stuck in the office, on the way home or getting the dinner ready, we’ve got you covered.

From The42 Breakfast At Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the sixth night of World Cup action Day Six

Breakfast At Bebeto’s: All you need to know from the sixth night of World Cup action

Belgium eventually got their first win, Brazil were blunted and Eamon Dunphy dropped an f-bomb.

# brazil-2014 - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From The42 Plan B to the rescue for sub-par Belgium Comeback Kids

Plan B to the rescue for sub-par Belgium

Super subs Marouane Fellaini and Dries Mertens scored two late goals.

From The42 All the goals as Belgium fight back to beat Algeria Upset Alert This post contains videos

All the goals as Belgium fight back to beat Algeria

Sofiane Feghouli had given the African side the lead from the penalty spot.

# brazil-2014 - Monday 16 June, 2014

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Portrush on the up as Portugal collapse and all today's sport Monday

We'll Leave It There So: Portrush on the up as Portugal collapse and all today's sport

Plus, we’ve much more news from Brazil, Croatia, Connacht and Clare.

From The42 Messi eventually comes alive to inspire Argentina win over spirited Bosnia Early Doors

Messi eventually comes alive to inspire Argentina win over spirited Bosnia

Sead Kolasinac was the unlucky scorer of an own-goal before the Barcelona star added a second.

# brazil-2014 - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From The42 As it happened: Argentina v Bosnia-Herzegovina, World Cup 2014, Group F Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Argentina v Bosnia-Herzegovina, World Cup 2014, Group F

Will Messi and the boys live up to the hype against the European first-timers?

From The42 World Cup hangout: Messi takes centre stage and plenty more football chat Brazil 2014

World Cup hangout: Messi takes centre stage and plenty more football chat

We’ve got the ideal place to discuss all things World Cup – from Argentina’s prospects to the best places to watch games in Ireland.

# brazil-2014 - Friday 13 June, 2014

From The42 World Cup hangout: the liveblog that's imagining Eamon Dunphy in a nice summer frock Brazil 2014

World Cup hangout: the liveblog that's imagining Eamon Dunphy in a nice summer frock

We’ve got three games and it’s Friday! Come join the fun.

From The42 Letter from Brazil: I'll buy FIFA-branded water but not locals' World Cup conspiracy theories Postcard

Letter from Brazil: I'll buy FIFA-branded water but not locals' World Cup conspiracy theories

The tournament isn’t going to paper over the cracks, writes our man in Brazil, Mikey Stafford.