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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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Midfield master

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Champions League: Andre Villas Boas has made a strong start to his time in charge of Zenit St Petersburg

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