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Brazil 2014: World Cup Final Preview

Brazil 2014: World Cup Final Preview

The curtain comes down on the 20th FIFA World Cup on Sunday at the historic Maracana, where Brazil’s bitter rivals Argentina hope to triumph over the impressive Germans, who demolished the hosts’ dream in that extraordinary semi-final. THE TEAMS Whilst it has arguably been one of the greatest World Cups, unlike previous tournaments there have been few outstanding teams. Germany …

by Ollie Heptinstall on July 11th, 2014 Comments Off on Brazil 2014: World Cup Final Preview

Brazil 2014: Referee for the Germany v Argentina Final

Brazil 2014: Referee for the Germany v Argentina Final

FIFA have appointed an Italian to officiate Sunday’s Final of the World Cup. The referee will be Nicola Rizzoli, a 42-years-old an architect from Bologna. He’s already refereed three matches at the World Cup, taking charge of Spain v Netherlands and Nigeria v Argentina in the group stages and the quarter-final between Argentina and Belgium. Match Yellows Red Spain 1 …

by Hants on July 11th, 2014 Comments Off on Brazil 2014: Referee for the Germany v Argentina Final

Brazil 2014: Day 30

Brazil 2014: Day 30

Day 30 of the World Cup. Three days left of the tournament and two games left to be played. Fixtures Saturday 12 July Brazil v Netherlands 9pm BST (5pm Brazilian local time) live on ITV at the Estadio Nacional, Brasilia. Referee: Djamel HAIMOUDI (Algeria) Assistant Referees: Redouane ACHIK (MAR) and  Abdelhak ETCHIALI (ALG) Fourth official: Yuichi NISHIMURA (JPN) News Injured …

by Hants on July 11th, 2014 Comments Off on Brazil 2014: Day 30

Brazil 2014: Referee Appointment for 3rd Place Match – Brazil v Holland

Brazil 2014: Referee Appointment for 3rd Place Match – Brazil v Holland

The match to decide who’ll finish third in the World Cup tournament will be refereed by Algeria’s  Djamel Haimoudi. Match 63 will be between Brazil and the Netherlands. The 43-year-old Djamel Haimoudi will become the first African Zone (CAF) referee to officiate a third place match of a FIFA World Cup. His World Cup record is: Match Yellows Red Australia …

by Hants on July 11th, 2014 Comments Off on Brazil 2014: Referee Appointment for 3rd Place Match – Brazil v Holland

Brazil 2014: Day 29

Brazil 2014: Day 29

Day 29. The second semi-final was completed last night, with Argentina beating Holland on penalties. Argentina will now play Germany on Sunday in the final of the world cup. Results Wednesday 9th July – World Cup – Semi-Final Netherlands           0-0            Argentina – Argentina win 4-2 on penalties. Ref: Cüneyt Çakir Att: 63,267 3rd/4th place off …

by Hants on July 10th, 2014 Comments Off on Brazil 2014: Day 29

Brazil 2014: Day 28

Brazil 2014: Day 28

Day 28 of the World Cup in Brazil. An unexpected result in the Germany v Brazil match, with the host out of the final.. Words used for Brazil performance such as humiliating and embarrassing, while the Germany performance was quite simply extraordinary and sublime. Results Tuesday 8th July 2014 – World Cup – Semi-Final Brazil             1-7    …

by Hants on July 9th, 2014 Comments Off on Brazil 2014: Day 28

Brazil 2014: Day 27

Brazil 2014: Day 27

Day 27 of the Brazil World Cup. First semi-final tonight as Brazil take on Germany. Vanishing Spray Heine Allemagne, 43, who has given FIFA free use of his vanishing spray invention at the finals, says he is driven by a love of the game and helping referees keep discipline rather than becoming a multi-millionaire. The referee sprays a line of …

by Hants on July 8th, 2014 Comments Off on Brazil 2014: Day 27

Brazil 2014: Referee Appointment for Argentina v Holland

Brazil 2014: Referee Appointment for Argentina v Holland

FIFA has announced the referee for match 62, the second semi-final, between the Netherlands and Argentina. It will be officiated by 37-year-old Cüneyt Çakir from Turkey, and the game will be his third match during this tournament after officiating in the Brazil v Mexico and Algeria v Russia games. Cüneyt Çakir is the second referee from Turkey to take part …

by Hants on July 8th, 2014 Comments Off on Brazil 2014: Referee Appointment for Argentina v Holland

Brazil 2014: Day 26

Brazil 2014: Day 26

26 days in to the World Cup in Brazil. No football last night, indeed there is no football now until Wednesday evening. Plenty to talk about though. Semi-final fixtures 8 July – Brazil v Germany, kick of at 9pm BST , live on BBC and to be played at the Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte 9 July – Netherlands v Argentina, …

by Hants on July 7th, 2014 Comments Off on Brazil 2014: Day 26

Brazil 2014: Referee Appointment for Brazil v Germany

Brazil 2014: Referee Appointment for Brazil v Germany

FIFA  have confirmed the referee for match 61, the first semi-final between Brazil and Germany. 40 year old Marco Rodríguez from Mexico will be refereeing his third game of the tournament. 8 July – Brazil v Germany, kick of at 9pm BST , live on BBC and to be played at the Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte Referee: Marci Rodriguez (Mex) Assistant Referees: Marvin …

by Hants on July 7th, 2014 Comments Off on Brazil 2014: Referee Appointment for Brazil v Germany

Brazil 2014: Day 25

Brazil 2014: Day 25

Day 25 of the Brazil World Cup. The big news was that Holland managed to win a penalty shoot out. Two games played yesterday, so we now know the semi-final line-up. Results for Saturday 5th July – Quarter Finals Argentina                                 1-0                   Belgium Higuaín 8′ Ref: Nicola Rizzoli Att: 68,551 Netherlands 0-0 Costa Rica. …

by Hants on July 6th, 2014 Comments Off on Brazil 2014: Day 25

Brazil 2014: Day 24

Brazil 2014: Day 24

Day 24 of the World Cup in Brazil. No surprises last night as both the favourites went through, in Germany and the hosts Brazil.The big news though is that Brazil’s Neymar is out for the rest of the tournament. Results for July 4 France                                        0-1         Germany Hummels 12′ Ref: Néstor Pitana Att: 74,240 …

by Hants on July 5th, 2014 Comments Off on Brazil 2014: Day 24