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Bale Leads Wales to Victory Over Moldova

Bale Leads Wales to Victory Over Moldova It was the Gareth Bale show once again on Monday night as he led his home nation of Wales to a 4-0 win over Moldova. The Welshman scored two goals and provided one assist as he ran circles around the defense. How it Happened The opening goal of the match came in the …

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Why it is Vital England now look to Youth for World Cup 2018

It has been evident for some time that England are lagging behind in terms of the production of young stars, many feel that England do not seem to produce the same caliber of young players as their European rivals such as Spain and Germany to name but two. This realisation has been hammered home repeatedly as fans have watched the …

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Klose scores Germany's second against Brazil, making history as well.

Miroslav Klose Becomes All-Time World Cup Scorer In German Rout Of Brazil

German Miroslav Klose made World Cup history on Tuesday night, passing the Brazilian Ronaldo (who was in attendance) for the most goals ever scored at the World Cup Finals with his 16th career goal slotted past Brazil ‘keeper Julio Ceasar during Germany’s 7-1 thrashing of Brazil in the first Semifinal of this World Cup. Klose’s record-setting goal came on 23 minutes …

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Whilst adding to the one star on the badge was never likely, coming home with only point is a major disappointment. Photo: The Laird Of Oldham (via Flickr).

Where England Went Wrong…

Everyone was under no illusions as to how tough it was going to be for England to progress through a difficult group which was viewed as the “group of death” due to the presence of three former winners (holding seven World Cups between them). However, an early elimination with just one point and two goals scored from three games surely …

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World Cup Preview: Group H

At last! We are now only mere hours away from the first kick of Brazil 2014, and to complete your preview of the tournament while you anxiously wait for Brazil vs. Croatia, footyblog brings you our Group H preview, featuring Algeria, Belgium, Russia, and South Korea. Group Overview Group H provides an interesting mix of teams from all levels of the …

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World Cup Preview: Group G

Our penultimate group preview here at footyblog takes us finally to the Group of Death, featuring 4 sides each very capable of advancing in the forms of Germany, Ghana, Portugal, and the United States. Group Overview Group G is considered the “Group of Death” of the 2014 World Cup, comprised of 4 sides who all made it to the knockout …

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World Cup Preview: Group F

Only 1 MORE DAY football fans until the 2014 World Cup kicks off in Brazil, and in last day prep for the big tournament, footyblog presents you with our final 3 group previews, starting with Group F and Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iran, and Nigeria. Group Overview Group F features a medley of interesting stories coming together from each of the 4 nations …

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World Cup Preview: Group E

The countdown clock now reads only 2 days until Brazil 2014 gets underway, as we here at footyblog proceed to the second-half of our Group previews with Group E, a group consisting of Ecuador, France, Honduras, and Switzerland. Group Overview Group E looks to be the “Group of Redemption” for all 4 nations competing as none of them progressed past the …

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World Cup Preview: Group D

The group previews are coming thick and fast now as the countdown to Brazil vs. Croatia rolls on, and with it, comes footyblog’s preview of Group D: Comprised of Costa Rica, everyone’s favorite underachievers England, Italy, and the mighty Uruguay. Group Overview Group D, in similar fashion to Group B, provides a dividing line between the world’s elite sides and those …

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World Cup Preview: Group C

As the days until the 2014 World Cup continue to roll off, its upwards and onwards with our Group previews here at footyblog, as today we bring you our all-inclusive preview of Group C, an interesting one to say the least featuring Colombia without Radamel Falcao, Greece, the Ivory Coast, and Japan. Group Overview Group C brings together 4 nations with …

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