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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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Liverpool's draw against Ludogorets showed again that confidence is fragile among Brendan Rodgers' players

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Champions League: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain makes it 100 appearances for Arsenal and is showing sparkling form

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