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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?

Brave in defeat Features

Brave in defeat

Martin Tyler, who is really enjoying being a senior citizen in Brazil, salutes the last 16's unlucky losers.

Charlie's calls Features

Charlie's calls

Charlie Nicholas expects Argentina to thump Switzerland - but is backing Belgium to come undone...

Switzerland guide Features

Switzerland guide

Switzerland are one of a handful of teams who arrive in Brazil for the second time as World Cup finalists.

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.

World Cup countdown Features

World Cup countdown

With just 100 days to kick-off, we get all the best World Cup build-up plus an Asmir Begovic Q&A.

World Cup countdown Features

World Cup countdown

With just less 16 weeks to kick-off, we get all the best World Cup build-up from around the globe.

World Cup countdown Features

World Cup countdown

With 21 weeks to kick-off, we get the best World Cup build-up including a Suarez video report.

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Mario Balotelli's shirt-swapping and subdued efforts might not be tolerated for long by Brendan Rodgers at Liverpool

Mario Balotelli's shirt-swapping and subdued efforts might not be tolerated for long by Brendan Rodgers at Liverpool

When you’ve been outclassed as Liverpool were against Real Madrid, it’s understandable to conclude that the outrage over some shirt-swapping should be dismissed as a mere distraction obscuring rather bigger problems.

Champions League: Real Madrid showed Liverpool the scale of the task ahead in Europe with 3-0 Anfield lesson

Champions League: Real Madrid showed Liverpool the scale of the task ahead in Europe with 3-0 Anfield lesson

There had been plenty of talk in the build-up about how Liverpool would be up for it. After all, an Anfield night against the European champions was what they’d been waiting for. Unfortunately, Real Madrid fancied this one too.