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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?

It ain’t over yet... Features

It ain’t over yet...

England’s belief and Italy's rampaging full-back Matteo Darmian caught Martin Tyler’s eye in Manaus.

A big miss? Features

A big miss?

England may regret not bringing on Rickie Lambert during the 2-1 loss to Italy, says Peter Taylor.

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World Cup podcast

Andy Burton, Jamie Redknapp and other Sky Sports names review the action from Brazil.

Super 6 World Cup Features

Super 6 World Cup

Super 6 are running a World Cup edition of the football prediction game, offering up a £100,000 jackpot each week.

Italy team guide Features

Italy team guide

Contenders at any World Cup, Italy’s confidence is again high. Lewis Rutledge assesses the Azzurri.

World Cup venues Features

World Cup venues

Guide to all the World Cup stadiums and the fixtures to be staged at each venue in Brazil.

Germany 2006 Features

Germany 2006

Italy, with their watertight defence, lifted their fourth World Cup during an incident-packed tournament.

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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

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

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

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

When it comes to the art of signing players, few did it better than Brian Clough and Peter Taylor. In the latter’s book With Clough by Taylor he explained some of the science behind it in detailing how Nottingham Forest actively sought to buy players they perceived to have personal problems.