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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?

Numb to his genius? Features

Numb to his genius?

As criticism grows, Adam Bate wonders whether we've just become numb to Lionel Messi's genius?

A little redemption for Brazil Features

A little redemption for Brazil

Brazil's final nightmare was avoided thanks to Argentina's defeat, writes Pete Hall from Rio.

<a href='http://www1.skysports.com/football/live/match/319572/ratings' class='instorylink'>World Cup final player ratings</a> Features

World Cup final player ratings

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

Can Sabella spoil coronation? Features

Can Sabella spoil coronation?

Germany are rightly favourites but Alejandro Sabella has found a way to win, writes Adam Bate.

<a href='http://www.skysports.com/podcast/0,20494,30885,00.html' class='instorylink'>World Cup Podcast</a> Features

World Cup Podcast

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

Brazilian angst over Argentina Features

Brazilian angst over Argentina

Argentina's fairytale is getting under Brazilians skin, reports Pete Hall from Sao Paulo.

Messi has a date with history Features

Messi has a date with history

On a night of support acts, Lionel Messi will have his date with history, writes Daniel Storey.

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La Liga: A look at the best buys so far in Spain

La Liga: A look at the best buys so far in Spain

The top value signings of the summer might not necessarily involve the best players. Clearly, James Rodríguez and Luis Suárez are a cut above anyone recently recruited by Real Sociedad.

In part two of his Sky Sports Fantasy Football scout report, tipster Tim Clement looks at which young stars are set to shine this season

In part two of his Sky Sports Fantasy Football scout report, tipster Tim Clement looks at which young stars are set to shine this season

There’s nothing quite like spotting a young talent set to flourish and Sky Sports Fantasy Football managers will be especially desperate to discover the next young star set to shine.

Good Week/Bad Week: We take a look at the winners and losers from the last seven days

Good Week/Bad Week: We take a look at the winners and losers from the last seven days

So much can change in a week of sporting action and, sure enough, there have been plenty of highs and lows over the past seven days.