Germany win World Cup 2014

Mario Götze scored a late goal to win the World Cup for Germany. The Bayern Munich midfielder poked home a cross from Andre Schurrle in the 113th minute to spark scenes of upmost joy. Continue reading “Germany win World Cup 2014”

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World Cup round-up: What happened in the quarter-finals?

Brazil, Germany, Argentina and the Netherlands will compete in the semi-finals of the World Cup as we got another step closer to the final of the greatest competition in football. Continue reading “World Cup round-up: What happened in the quarter-finals?”

Who will win the World Cup?

With almost all places in the World Cup taken, and after a 5-0 first leg win for Uruguay, many people are wondering which team will reign victorious over the rest of the world come 2014.

Spain will obviously be one of the favourites, after their win in 2010, but there is a definete possibility of a new team reigning supreme. Here are my top five for the title: Continue reading “Who will win the World Cup?”

England lose consecutive games at Wembley for first time since 1977

England lost back-to-back matches at Wembley for the first time since 1977.

Following on from when Alexis Sanchez took the Three Lions apart, England needed to win against Germany to avoid the 1977 record in the Football Association’s 150th anniversary.

However, Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker scored the only goal of the game to secure victory for the Germans. Even though Germany fielded a ‘B’ team, leaving out players like Mezut Ozil, Manuel Neuer and Phillip Lahm.

Joe Hart returned as goalkeeper for the match after being rested against Chile. The Manchester City shot-stopper, who has had a hard time at club Manchester City, played very well and probably re-secured his place as England’s no.1.

Per Mertesacker, who plays for Arsenal, scored the only goal of the game.
Joe Hart returned in the game and was probably England’s best player.