Tag Archives: World Cup

USA Defeat Japan 5-2 To Win The 2015 Women’s World Cup

USA become the first side to win the Women’s World Cup 3 times. Carli Lloyd scored the quickest goal in a final, before she scored twice more to complete her hat-trick in 16 minutes. Lauren Holiday and Tobin Heath were also on the score-sheet as USA followed up their successes in 1991 and 1999. Japan pulled back two goals but ...

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Big Drop in Murders as World Cup Captivated Jamaican Criminals

Jamaican criminals were so busy watching the World Cup that murders dropped by 70, or 12%t during the month-long soccer fiesta. For the specific period of the World Cup — June 12 to July 13 2014 — a total of 75 murders were reported to the police. This figure compares with 104 murders in 2013, a difference of 29 and ...

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Germany Are The World Cup Champions

Germany claimed their fourth World Cup win defeating Argentina 1-0 in the 2014 final at the Maracana in Brazil today. With seven minutes left before penalty kicks substitute Mario Gotze slipped behind the Argentina defence to smash the ball into the far corner of the net. After Germany’s goal Argentina threw everything into attack but it was not to be ...

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World Cup Update: The Dutch Are Third Place Champions After Defating Brazil 3-0

The Dutch have won this third place game convincingly thanks to a Van Persie penalty, and goals from Blind and Wijnaldum. The Dutch have been unbeaten in full time through out the entire World Cup competition. The final game will be played tomorrow between Germany and Argentina.

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World Cup Update: Argentina Defeat The Dutch 4-2 on Penalties and Head To The World Cup Finals

Argentina are into the finals! They will face Germany on Sunday after Maxi Rodriguez converted his penalty. After a scoreless 120 minutes, it was Sergio Romero who was the hero. He saved penalty kicks from Ron Vlaar and Wesley Sneijder, with Rodriguez scoring the crucial spot kick. Holland will face Brazil in the third place match on Saturday.

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World Cup Update: Germany Disgrace Brazil and Beat Them 7-1

The referee brings the game to an end and the Germans celebrate, while Brazil and their supporters can barely believe what’s happened in the past 90 minutes. The result sees Germany through to the Final on Sunday, while Brazil will head to Brasilia on Saturday to compete in the Match for Third Place. Germany is the first team to score ...

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World Cup Update: The Dutch Are Through To The Semis After Beating Costa Rica 4-3 on Penalties

The Dutch have seen off Costa Rica with their first World Cup penalty shootout win, and Tim Krul is the hero in Salvador. After a tense 120 minutes, in which the Netherlands hit the woodwork twice, the Newcastle United man was brought on with seconds remaining. Louis van Gaal’s decision to bring Tim Krul on for the penalty shootout paid ...

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World Cup Update: Argentina Defeat Belgium 1-0 And Head To The Semis

An 8th minute strike by Gonzalo Higuain secured an Argentina 1-0 victory over Belgium today, as they booked their place in the semi-finals of the FIFA World Cup. Belgium looked disjointed in their attack, but pressed for an equaliser as the game came to a close, but Argentina withstood the pressure. Argentina now await the winners of the Netherlands versus ...

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World Cup Update: Brazil Defeat Colombia 2-1 And Secure Their Place in The Semis

It’s finished in Fortaleza and the hosts are through to a mouthwatering semi-final clash with Germany on Tuesday. Thiago Silva opened the scoring in the opening ten minutes before a thunderous David Luiz free-kick doubled his side’s advantage. James Rodriguez’s sixth of the tournament, a penalty after Julio Cesar had fouled Bacca, halved the deficit but Brazil held on to ...

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World Cup Update: Germany Advance To Semi Finals After Defeating France 1-0

Germany hold on to their slender 1-0 lead and have secured a spot in the semi-finals thanks to some great work by goalkeeper Manuel Neuer. France threw everything they had towards the end but Joachim Low’s side held strong and will look on with great interest at today’s second quarter-final between Brazil and Colombia. Germany now awaits the winner of ...

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