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They’ve got the vier

July 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Features, Football

The stats tell the story. Argentina - ten attempts on goal, none on target. Germany - ten attempts on goal, five on target. Argentina had enough chances to win the game in normal time but Germany won their fourth World Cup with a brilliant piece of finishing from Mario Gotze seven minutes from the end of extra time. Argentina missed a series […]

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Löw blow. Germans come out punching.

July 8th, 2014 · No Comments · Features, Football

The first World Cup semi-final, at the Estádio Mineirão, features a brawling Brazil facing a cool, controlled Germany in Belo Horizonte. But Germany manager Joachim Löw has come out punching ahead of tonight’s game. Löw started the mind games by warning the Mexican officials, including referee Marco [Dracula] Rodríguez that they must put a stop […]

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Germans get the job done

July 4th, 2014 · No Comments · Features, Football

Header from a free-kick, early goal, close the game down for 75 minutes. Job gemacht. After all the talk of flu bugs and a fear of the attacking potential of the French this was a probably the easiest game for Germany. It was certainly the dullest for spectators in the Maracana and beyond. After all his […]

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Germany struck down with virus

July 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Features, Football

Ahead of tomorrows first quarter-final the German coach, Joachim Löw, says players have gone down with a bug. France are on a roll and the last thing the Germans needed was to lose players. Apparently seven players are showing symptoms of an illness in the buildup to Friday’s game [Rio, 17:00 GMT]. With the exception of Matts Hummels […]

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