Construction halted by court in Manaus

Construction halted by court in Manaus

Construction in a section of the World Cup stadium in Manaus where England will play Italy has been halted due to a court order after a worker fell 115ft to his death while working on the roof. Another worker died of a heart attack while paving an area outside the venue.

German warm up plans revealed

Germany will play three more friendly matches as part of their FIFA World Cup preparations, including a 15 May clash against Poland in Hamburg, the German football federation (DFB) said.

One game at a time for Appiah

One game at a time for Appiah
There was little sign of relief on the faces of the Germany, Portugal, Ghana and USA coaches after the four nations were drawn together in Group G, 2014's group of death.

Keshi rates draw a six

Keshi rates draw a six

Stephen Keshi was the first to appear and claimed not to fear any of his team’s rivals. Then came Carlos Queiroz, whose good humour brought smiles to the faces of the journalists around him.

Elephants get a good draw

Elephants get a good draw

As they worked out their chances of qualifying from Group C, the coaches of Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Greece and Japan agreed on one thing - that all the teams in the group have a chance of extending their stay in Brazil and making it to the knockout rounds. Doing so would represent a notable achievement for these four countries.

Halilhodzic says Algeria not going as tourists

Halilhodzic says Algeria not going as tourists

At first glance, Group H appears to be one of the most open groups, and that was duly reflected in the reactions of the national coaches of Algeria, Belgium, Russia and Korea Republic, following Friday’s 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final Draw in Costa do Sauipe.

Boateng delighted to face Jerome and Germany

Boateng delighted to face Jerome and Germany
Ghana midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng has said he is delighted to potentially face half-brother Jerome Boateng at another FIFA World Cup when the Black Stars play Germany at Brazil 2014.

2014 Fifa World Cup draw

2014 Fifa World Cup draw

The World Cup draw has thrown up some intriguing groups for the world's best teams.

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