Ghana have to take every game by the scruff of the neck says Dede

Ghana have to take every game by the scruff of the neck says Dede
Ghana midfielder Andre Ayew wants his teammates to tackle every game at the 2014 World Cup by the scruff of the neck.

USA want revenge says Adomah

USA want revenge says Adomah

Ghana winger Albert Adomah is under no illusion of the task that lies in wait for them in their opening game against the United States of America.

Ronaldo cuts training short

Ronaldo cuts training short
Cristiano Ronaldo cut short a training session with Portugal on Thursday, and was forced to leave the field with an ice pack over his left knee indicating that his tendinitis may still be bothering the Real Madrid forward.

Jordan Ayew comes with late run

Jordan Ayew comes with late run
Timing can be critical to sporting success and five days before their World Cup opener, Ghana may have found a new star at the ideal moment.

Waris a huge doubt for Ghana

Waris a huge doubt for Ghana
Ghana's World Cup campaign took a knock after discovering Abdul Majeed Waris has suffered a tear to his left thigh.

Appiah thrilled with Ghana performance

Appiah thrilled with Ghana performance

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah was thrilled with how his team absorbed pressure against South Korea in their 4-0 win on Monday.

Another Boateng World Cup face off

Another Boateng World Cup face off

It is by no means a new phenomenon for brothers to play alongside each other at a FIFA World Cup, with Argentinians Mario and Juan Evaristo as well as Mexicans Manuel and Felipe Rosas and Rafael and Francisco Gutierrez all making the trip to the inaugural World Cup in Uruguay in 1930.

Portugal need to ride emotional n

Portugal need to ride emotional n

Portugal may be making their eighth successive appearance at a major tournament but, with Brazil hosting the event, it promises to be an extra special World Cup for the “Selecao”.

One to watch: Sami Khedira

One to watch: Sami Khedira

It is odd that something like this should have happened to someone like him of all people. "It was a momentary loss of control, or me being too emotional going into the tackle," says Sami Khedira, whenever he thinks back to the evening of 15 November 2013.

Ayew brothers in arms

Ayew brothers in arms

Abedi Ayew, known popularly as Abedi Pele, was undoubtedly one of the finest footballers ever to come out of Africa.

Adomah's story a real fairytale

Adomah's story a real fairytale

As World Cup fairytales go, Rickie Lambert’s beetroot factory to Brazil story is pretty hard to beat. But Middlesbrough winger Albert Adomah may run him close.

Low picks his final 23

Low picks his final 23

Joachim Low has named his final 23-man Germany squad for the World Cup, with Marcel Schmelzer the notable man to be excluded from the list.

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