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World Cup 2014 review: 64 memories from 64 matches in Brazil
2 weeks ago
From Fred's fall in the opening match to Mario Götze's winner in the final, we have enjoyed 64 matches, 171 goals and one long month of football. Here are some things you might have missed, some you might not remember and some you will never forget
World Cup 2014: parting shots from angry players and coaches
3 weeks ago
Gregg Bakowski: From Fabio Capello to Kevin-Prince Boateng and Miguel Herrera, departing players and coaches aren’t going quietly
Mexico coach Miguel Herrera: the World Cup has another internet hero
1 month ago
Paul Campbell: Last week the world fell for Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa and it is now rather taken by the team's ebullient manager
World Cup 2014 talking points: Brazil say adiós Spain, hello Fernandinho
1 month ago
Guardian writers: Schadenfreude was thick on the ground as the champions bowed out and the hosts may have found a key man
Mexico qualify from Group A with three late goals against Croatia
1 month ago
Three goals in 10 minutes took Mexico through to a last-16 meeting with Holland
Croatia’s Luka Modric not overawed by thought of facing partisan Mexico fans
1 month ago
Luka Modric says Croatia will not be affected by a partisan atmosphere in Recife, where Mexico will have far more supporters in their Group A finale
Mexico will go for the win against Croatia, says coach Miguel Herrera
1 month ago
The Mexico coach said that his side will not play for a draw, despite needing only a point from their final Group A match against Croatia
Ivica Olic – the anti-Cristiano Ronaldo of this wonderful World Cup
1 month ago
Marcus Christenson: In modern football, amid all the money and greed, there is something wonderfully appealing about the 34-year-old Croat’s old-fashioned attitude and style of play
World Cup talking points: So long tiki taka, so long Tim Cahill
1 month ago
Guardian writers: Tim Cahill proved he is not just a heading machine, the officials are consistently bad, goodbye tiki taka and hello Chile
Cameroon 0-4 Croatia: World Cup 2014 – as it happened
1 month ago
Minute-by-minute report: Mario Mandzukic scored twice as Croatia won at a canter in the wake of a moment of first half madness from Alexandre Song
Brazil penalty gives Sepp Blatter’s video referees plan fresh impetus
1 month ago
The controversy surrounding Brazil’s decisive penalty in their opening World Cup match against Croatia is set to give extra impetus to Sepp Blatter’s plan to introduce video referees
Brazil 3-1 Croatia: five talking points from the World Cup 2014 opener
1 month ago
Jacob Steinberg: Neymar stands the heat, Dani Alves will give Brazil’s opponents encouragement and Croatia show a thrilling lack of fear
Croatia’s Niko Kovac furious over ‘ridiculous’ penalty in loss to Brazil
1 month ago
Croatia’s coach Niko Kovac said the penalty awarded to Brazil in their World Cup opener was ‘ridiculous’ but Luiz Felipe Scolari called the decision correct
Brazil and Croatia remind us what the World Cup is all about
1 month ago
It was a night of tension but the opening game managed to live up to expectations – and the tournament cleared its first hurdle
Neymar ensures World Cup hosts Brazil start with win over Croatia
1 month ago
Neymar’s double and a goal from Oscar saw Brazil defeat Croatia 3-1 in the opening game of the 2014 World Cup in São Paulo
Neymar makes his mark but like Brazil fails to convince against Croatia
1 month ago
Jonathan Wilson: Neymar’s double brings relief to host country, as does the referee’s leniency in opening match of the World Cup
Brazil 3-1 Croatia: World Cup 2014 – as it happened
1 month ago
Minute-by-minute report: Neymar scored a brace as Brazil got off to a winning start in a lively opener in in São Paulo
Police use teargas and batons to break up World Cup protest in São Paulo
1 month ago
CNN producer suffers suspected broken arm as demonstrators dispersed by police hours before World Cup's opening match
Brazil 2014 is here: not just any old World Cup but the Copa das Copas
1 month ago
Barney Ronay: After seven years of wrangling and worrying the World Cup is upon us - and all eyes are on the hosts in the São Paulo opener against Croatia
Every 2014 World Cup national anthem reviewed by a pop star!
1 month ago
They’ve had 25 No1 singles (more than Elvis) and 19 No1 albums (more than The Beatles), had their first hit in 1967 and their latest this year … they’re the Guardian’s World Cup national anthem review panel!

Latest News, Blogs & Podcasts

The Guardian - 1 week ago
Soccer - Barclays Premier Leagu Club representatives in Croatia and in Manchester are liaising with officials, the match organisers and the Croatian Football Association over the alleged incident. Photograph: Sharon Latham/Manchester City FC/PA.
Tribal Football - 2 weeks ago
The 31-year-old claims that the involvement of officials from outside the squad forced him to reassess his involvement following the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. "I inform the Croatian Football Federation that I don't intend to play for the team in which ...
The Guardian - 3 weeks ago
“I am a central midfielder, my favourite player is Frank Lampard, and so I am very happy to be a Chelsea player.” Born in Germany, Pasalic scored 11 times in 36 appearances in all competitions last season as his club finished third in the Croatian league.
The Guardian - 4 weeks ago
The Cameroon match-fixing storm descended into confusion on Tuesday night as the whistle-blower involved denied making the claims that the country's World Cup defeat to Croatia was rigged – while Der Spiegel, who broke the story, is standing behind its ...
Sassuolo look to have beaten a host of big European clubs to Croatia star Sime Vrsaljko, with the player due to have his medical on Tuesday. Vrsaljko had a breakthrough season for his club Genoa last season, making 22 appearances before going on to ...
KDramaStars - 13 hours ago
On Thursday, it was confirmed by the Football Federation of Croatia that they will be looking into the allegations and also, FIFA has contacted both Croatia's Football Federation and the Football Association to investigate and confirm more facts ...
KDramaStars - 9 hours ago
Cristiano Ronaldo may have been crowned as the best player in the world by Goal 50, but football veteran Robert Prosinecki says that Lionel Messi's magic will still last for more years. And Ronaldo is not at his best. Messi was only third on that list ...
Soccerly - 2 weeks ago
Eduardo da Silva, the Brazilian-born Croatian striker, on Tuesday announced his retirement from international football, saying he was unhappy with the way he had been treated. "I inform the Croatian Football Federation that I don't intend to play for ...
Seko Fofana July 25 - The row over the alleged racist incident that caused Patrick Viera to withdraw his Manchester City under-21 side during a match against HNK Rijeka has now prompted the Croatian Football Federation to start an investigation.
The Guardian - 4 weeks ago
Der Spiegel reported that Perumal correctly predicted before the game that Cameroon would lose 4-0 to Croatia and have a player sent off in the first half. Mutschke says Fifa has monitored all 56 World Cup games so far and has “no indication of any ...
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