Gerrard: My worst three months

Steven Gerrard says the last three months have 'probably been the worst of my life' after suffering disappointment with Liverpool and England. Despite playing some of the best football of his career last season, the 34-year-old accepts that missing out on the Premier League title – combined with England's poor display

Origi Snr proud of son

Mike Okoth Origi has spoken of his pride after seeing his son Divock Origi make a name for himself at the recently concluded World Cup. During his professional footballing career, Origi Snr played for Tusker FC before leaving Kenya for Omani side Boshar FC, but ended up in the Belgian Pro

Luiz: Brazil starting from scratch

Brazil defender David Luiz says his team's success at last year's Confederations Cup will be of little consequence when the World Cup begins on Thursday night. The Brazilian defender is proud of what the host nation achieved at last year's tournament but insists that the only thing on everybody's mind at

Del Bosque counting on Casillas

Spain manager Vicente del Bosque is confident that captain Iker Casillas will make a meaningful contribution to this year's World Cup campaign, despite not playing a considerable amount of football last season. Casillas, who was the star performer during Spain's successful campaign in 2010, only represented Real Madrid in cup competitions

Sneijder seeking revenge

Netherlands midfielder Wesley Sneijder is relishing the opportunity to exact revenge on 2010 World Cup champions Spain, when the two sides play against each other in a highly anticipated Group B fixture on Friday. Sneijder, who was a member of the squad which lost 1-0 to Spain at Soccer City four