Buffon to miss Italy opener

Buffon limped out of a training session on Friday suffering with a knock and, after receiving treatment, immediately had to undergo sessions of physiotherapy late into the night. On his personal Twitter page, Buffon urged fans to make light of his absence and support his replacement Salvatore Sirigu in Saturday’s Group D battle: “Life is […]

Buffon to miss Italy opener

Buffon limped out of a training session on Friday suffering with a knock and, after receiving treatment, immediately had to undergo sessions of physiotherapy late into the night. On his personal Twitter page, Buffon urged fans to make light of his absence and support his replacement Salvatore Sirigu in Saturday’s Group D battle: “Life is […]

Colombia whip Greece 3-0 world Cup opener

Finally, James Rodriguez gets his goal in 90+2 mins added , Danger man Cuadrado thunders through the Greek midfield, it falls for J-Rod, who finishes with a quite sumptuous right-foot strike. Best goal of the game by a mile. 58 mins COLOMBIA scored their third after a poor corner from James Rodriguez is converted after […]

Colombia Went to a break leading by 1 goal to nil Greece

Plenty of attacking options for Pekerman should he need them. in the form of Carlos Bacca and Jackson Rodriguez the strikers on the bench. The Greeks can hold their heads up high at the break. Sloppy goal to conceded but they’ve snuffed out plenty more. 45 mins CHANCE for Greece.  Kone hits a bending shot […]

Gerrard: It's down to us now,no excuses

England have left no stone unturned in preparation for this Group D game. Sports scientists, video analysts, nutritionists and a world-renowned psychiatrist have been recruited to make sure England go into the game in the best condition possible. Roy Hodgson and his 23-man squad have clocked up more than 12,000 miles travelling to Portugal, London […]

Falcao to be Colombia's cheerleader against Greece

Monaco forward Falcao and veteran former captain Luis Perea, who is also injured, will both watch the side’s opening Group C match. “This is a real group, it’s a family. Tomorrow (Saturday) you will see that Falcao and Perea will be there with the team when they could be on holidays,” said the Argentine coach. […]

England & Italy head quartet of games

A classic match-up down the years, games between the two nations have rarely disappointed and, with both fielding new-look sides, the intrigue is sure to be greater than usual. Saturday’s encounter will be the sides’ 25th in total, with Italy holding a slight historical edge thanks to their record of nine wins, seven draws and […]

Senderos: We’re expecting a lot from ourselves

The team’s captivating performances are largely due to a perfect harmony between talented young players such as Ricardo Rodriguez, Fabian Schar or Xherdan Shaqiri and experienced campaigners like Tranquillo Barnetta, Gokhan Inler and Philippe Senderos. With 53 international caps to his name, Senderos knows that the expectations surrounding him and his team-mates are high at […]