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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...

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.

Nigeria team guide Features

Nigeria team guide

Nigeria haven't made the knockout stages since 1998. Nick Hext ponders if it will be different this time?

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.

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Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard's form at 34 sees him making fewer goals, tackles, interceptions and runs

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard's form at 34 sees him making fewer goals, tackles, interceptions and runs

Last November, Steven Gerrard spent this international week captaining England to a Wembley defeat against Germany. A year earlier there was the 4-2 reverse in Sweden as Zlatan Ibrahimovic had his wicked way with Ryan Shawcross and the rest. Maybe Gerrard wasn’t missing it too much.

Arsenal v Manchester United: Five classics

Arsenal v Manchester United: Five classics

Arsenal 3 Manchester United 2 - 1979 FA Cup Final

The experiences of Howard Kendall, Ron Atkinson and Steve Kean can help David Moyes at Real Sociedad

The experiences of Howard Kendall, Ron Atkinson and Steve Kean can help David Moyes at Real Sociedad

David Moyes isn’t the first former Manchester United manager to try his luck in La Liga. Nor is he the first former Everton boss to pitch up in the Basque Country. Real Sociedad have even had a Scottish coach taking the sessions in San Sebastian.