Brazil keeper Cesar recalled by QPR

QPR have recalled Julio Cesar from his loan at MLS side Toronto FC. The 34-year-old goalkeeper, who played in all seven of Brazil’s matches in this year’s World Cup, made seven appearances for the Canadian side. A statement on www.torontofc.ca read: "Toronto FC announced Friday that Brazilian international goalkeeper Julio Cesar has

FIFA to lift Nigeria ban

FIFA are reportedly set to lift the ban placed on Nigeria after the country's government reinstated the ousted members of the Nigerian Football Federation. Turmoil has reigned in Nigerian football ever since the Super Eagles returned from their failed 2014 World Cup campaign, with NFF members, including president Aminu Maigari, being

The day replayed

THE DAY REPLAYED – As the group stage reached its climax at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, Portugal, Ghana, Korea Republic and Russia were all left facing early flights home along with the 12 sides eliminated before them. The tournament has come to a close too for Luis Suarez, with

Suarez handed four months ban

BRAZIL 2014 Luis Suárez suspended for nine matches and banned for four months from any football-related activity 26 Jun 2014 FIFA.com The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has reached a decision in the case related to Luis Suárez of Uruguay following an incident that occurred during the FIFA World Cup™ match between Italy and Uruguay played

Ghana sends home two of their stars

Ghana players Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng sent home from the World Cup and suspended indefinitely The midfielders clashed with senior management Sulley Muntari (left) and Kevin-Prince Boateng By JAMES ORR Thursday 26 June 2014 Ghana midfielders Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng have been suspended indefinitely from the national team and sent home from the

Why Keshi deserves our “Appreciation”

Cameroon Indomitable Lions were embroiled in indisciplinary issues, even ebbing to a point Assou-Ekotto attempted a ram-hit on a fellow player. They were eliminated without a single point. Ivory Coast arrived Brazil with a potpouri, a constellation and galaxy of stars, but they were eliminated by a spirited Greek side.

THE DAY REPLAYED

THE DAY REPLAYED - The smallest incidents sometimes produce the broadest smiles in football. Argentina's Ezequiel Lavezzi was receiving instructions from Alejandro Sabella on the touchline when, without being prompted by the coach, he decided to help the boss freshen up by spraying his head with water from a drinks bottle.

Nigeria progress despite defeat to agentina

African side Nigeria becomes the first African team to qualify for the knockout stage despite losing 3-2 to Argentina at the Beira-Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre. Nigeria's defeat -- their fourth in four meetings at the finals against Argentina -- came with the considerable consolation that they still progressed to the

suarez bites again

Luis Suárez needs help after biting Giorgio Chiellini – what he did was not just rash but entirely self-destructive That sinking feeling: Luis Suárez, once again, could be the master of his own downfall after biting Giorgio Chiellini Picture: AP By Jim White9:05PM BST 24 Jun 2014 Twitter 251 Facebook 161 Share 412 After being caught up in three high-profile