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Conundrum not solved by Costa
Conundrum not solved by Costa Features

Conundrum not solved by Costa

Vicente del Bosque failed to find the right balance to revitalise Spain, writes Matt Stanger.

The end of an era for Spain Features

The end of an era for Spain

Tiki-taka may not be finished but this tired-looking Spain team surely are, writes Ian Watson.

Time now up for Iker Casillas? Features

Time now up for Iker Casillas?

Adam Bate asks whether Iker Casillas can rediscover confidence and form under this spotlight.

Crisis of confidence Features

Crisis of confidence

What caused Iker Casillas' off night against the Dutch? Guillem Balague looks towards Mr Mourinho...

Dutch duo ignite the World Cup Features

Dutch duo ignite the World Cup

What now for Spain? However you look at it this was a beating for the ages, writes Adam Bate.

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World Cup podcast

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

The Joker in the Pack Features

The Joker in the Pack

Diego Costa, who shunned Brazil for Spain, will be a man in the spotlight, writes Daniel Storey.

Cesc's Story of Spain Features

Cesc's Story of Spain

Cesc Fabregas charts Spain's rise from perennial underachievers to unstoppable world beaters.

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Steven Gerrard international retirement: England captain deserves our admiration and will be missed in midfield

Steven Gerrard international retirement: England captain deserves our admiration and will be missed in midfield

“He is an incredible man and a fantastic footballer who we have all been blessed to see in an England shirt so often.

The Premier League new boys arriving from Spain

The Premier League new boys arriving from Spain

Once again the bulging purses have seen the Premier League keeping La Liga afloat with their abundant transfer fees. There has been a fair amount of bustling, buying activity so far this summer, especially with Jose Mourinho raiding Atletico Madrid's squad for a Chelsea quick fix.

David Ospina & World Cup bargain buys from Brazil 2014

David Ospina & World Cup bargain buys from Brazil 2014

As Liverpool proved with a fee rising to £26million for Adam Lallana, buying English means paying big money. Meanwhile, despite the huge audience, the World Cup still represents the chance to uncover fantastic value in players across the planet. And Colombia's David Ospina is just one of many.