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World Cup 2014: Matchday Twenty One (Quarter Finals)

Argentina 1 – 0 Belgium The game began at a fast pace, with Argentina being the faster. It only took a few minutes for the opening to come, created largely by Messi again, winning the ball in midfield, drawing defenders … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Matchday Seventeen (Last 16)

Netherlands 2 – 1 Mexico The intense and unrelenting heat badly affected the game in the first half, as both teams looked lethargic at times, more content to pass the ball around for long spells then actually push on and … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Matchday Thirteen (Group D, C)

Italy 0 – 1 Uruguay A bad tempered and tense encounter between two of the bigger names in international football, that casts a rather dour pale over much of the tournament. It was a game of bad tackles, diving, whinging … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Matchday Nine (Group D, E)

Italy 0 – 1 Costa Rica This team are the real deal. Not only did they beat a side with the quality of Italy, but they did it with style and panache. Costa Rica made it an even contest from … Continue reading

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World Cup 2014: Matchday Three (Group C, D)

Columbia 3 – 0 Greece The Greeks came into this game with such an immense reputation for defensive football, an ethos they have consistently relied on since their surprise Euro 2004 win. But it only took a few minutes for … Continue reading

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Google Maps: Bookies New Favourite To Start World War Three

A highly tense stand-off between Costa Rica and Nicaragua is apparently down to a very notable discrepancy in Google Maps. I’ve talked about some issues with Google Maps in Limerick before, but this is on a whole different level. I suspect … Continue reading

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