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Guillem's World Cup XI
Guillem's World Cup XI Features

Guillem's World Cup XI

Guillem Balague has picked his World Cup XI - but do you agree with his selections?

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World Cup final player ratings

Check out our World Cup final player ratings and take the chance to give your own verdict.

The reward for German planning Features

The reward for German planning

After Germany's triumph, Matthew Stanger hails a World Cup win that was 14 years in the making.

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World Cup Podcast

Andy Burton previews the World Cup final with Jamie Redknapp, Tim Key, Geraint Hughes and Dale Tempest.

Who's to blame for Brazil? Features

Who's to blame for Brazil?

No leaders? No strikers? Poor tactics? Matt Le Tissier looks at who's to blame for Brazil's humiliation.

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World Cup Podcast

Darting Dutchman Raymond van Barneveld joins the fun as we ‘arrow’ in on Netherlands v Argentina.

Ominously familiar by Germany Features

Ominously familiar by Germany

Germany have been criticised but the win over France brought back memories, writes Daniel Storey.

Merson's predictions Features

Merson's predictions

Brazil could be the worst team to ever win the World Cup, says Merse, but he tips them to beat Colombia.

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Tottenham's Erik Lamela ready for Premier League lift off

Tottenham's Erik Lamela ready for Premier League lift off

Everyone agreed that Tottenham had acquired some fine players in the summer of 2013, but the notorious line that Spurs sold Elvis to buy the Beatles soon became a source of embarrassment. Not least because that cast young Erik Lamela as John Lennon, the most celebrated of the lot.

Analysis: Everton's signing of Samuel Eto'o can be significant on and off the pitch for Roberto Martinez's side

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Saturday’s opponents Chelsea might have expected Everton’s Romelu Lukaku to come back to haunt them, but Jose Mourinho surely thought he’d seen the back of Samuel Eto’o. Instead he’s back in the Premier League and eyeing another challenge in his remarkable career.

Mario Balotelli's track record on the pitch makes him a gamble worth taking for Brendan Rodgers and Liverpool

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