Brazil star ruled out of the world cup

Brazil right-back Danilo has been ruled out of the rest of the World Cup with an ankle injury. The Manchester City star will play no further part in the Selecao's campaign after damaging left ankle ligaments in training. Danilo is out of the World Cup with an ankle injury Danilo, 26, will however

win over Colombia was a ‘monumental theft’- Maradona

DIEGO MARADONA has accused England of THEFT after they beat Colombia in the last 16 of the World Cup. The controversial Argentina legend has been outspoken over England and wore a Colombia shirt ahead of their clash against Gareth Southgate's side. Maradona scored the controversial Hand of God goal, before going on

Forsberg fires Sweden into quarter-finals

A deflected goal from Emil Forsberg was enough to take Sweden into the Word Cup quarterfinals as they beat Switzerland 1-0 in a scrappy match in St Petersburg. With the game deadlocked, Forsberg found space on the edge of the area and his 66th-minute shot looped in off defender Manuel Akanji

Neymar and Firmino book Selecao’s quarter-final spot

Brazil reached the World Cup quarterfinals after Neymar scored and assisted in a 2-0 win over a Mexico side that saw their "fifth game" curse continue. Neymar opened the scoring for Brazil with a close range tap-in on 50 minutes and Roberto Firmino made the game safe two minutes from time.

Goodbye Spain- Russia goes through to the quarterfinals

Hosts Russia went through to the quarterfinals of the World Cup on penalties on a dramatic afternoon in Moscow. Sergei Ignashevish's own goal gave Spain an early lead before Artem Dzyuba levelled, but neither side could find another breakthrough in extra time and Igor Akinfeev was Russia's hero of the hour,

Javier Mascherano announces retirement from International football

Javier Mascherano announced his international retirement following Argentina's World Cup exit. The 34-year-old midfielder revealed his decision in the immediate aftermath of Saturday's 4-3 last-16 defeat by France. Speaking to reporters shortly after the final whistle, Mascherano said: "It's time to say goodbye and for the younger players to step in. "Hopefully in

England have their best chance to reach semi-finals- Gary Neville

England have their best chance of reaching a first World Cup semi-final since Italia 1990, according to Gary Neville. The former Three Lions right-back believes the country should be positive, despite Gareth Southgate's men losing 1-0 to Belgium. Former England international Gary Neville believes this is the best chance of a World

World Cup: Now the World Cup really starts

A​fter a hectic World Cup group stage full of emotion there is now the calm, but that will only be for a day, as on Saturday the last 16 round will start. Knock-out stage calendar: days and hours There will be no second chances from this weekend onwards with first France taking

Germany out! South Korea stun defending Champions

R​eigning champions Germany crashed out of the World Cup on Wednesday after a 2-0 defeat by South Korea. Germany, one of the favourites to triumph in Russia, finished bottom in Group F after Sweden beat Mexico 3-0 in the other match to qualify for the last 16 along with their opponents. Joachim