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You can win a trip for 2 to Ibiza!

April 10, 2014 - 2:57pm

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How to Win?

Rooney can shine in Sturridge's shadow

May 25, 2014 - 12:47am

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For the first time, Wayne Rooney is where he needs to be ahead of a major tournament — in the shadows and almost neglected.

If he’s not quite the forgotten man, he’s certainly no more than a first among near equals.

Ray Parlour: Forget World Cup, England can come good only at Euro 2016

May 15, 2014 - 11:01pm

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England can forget about winning the World Cup in Brazil, said ex-Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour.

But they will be one of the favourites to win the 2016 European Championship, which will be held in France.

(TV) set for World Cup

May 14, 2014 - 1:10am

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It is just a month away from the World Cup.

And football fans are getting ready to soak in the atmosphere of the Beautiful Game.

Some are splurging on big screen TV sets to get close to the action.

No Ronaldinho, Robinho and Kaka in Brazil's World Cup squad

May 8, 2014 - 1:02am

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Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari yesterday unveiled the 23 men he trusts can deliver a sixth World Cup ahead of this year’s event starting on June 12 on home soil.

Use of broadcast funds needs 'delicate' balance

April 15, 2014 - 12:33am

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There are several reasons why you won’t be able to catch more World Cup matches on the free-to-air channels.

TNP Bonus Challenge back with a samba twist

March 20, 2014 - 1:09am

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It’s samba time as the World Cup approaches.

To celebrate the kick-off of football’s biggest and grandest tournament, The New Paper has a special treat.

England need the luck

March 7, 2014 - 12:42am

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“I wish you luck in the World Cup,” Danish boss Morten Olsen told the English press, after his team had been beaten 0-1 at Wembley. “You need it!”

Messi down, Argentina fret

November 20, 2013 - 12:44am

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When the 2014 World Cup Finals rolls around next June, Lionel Messi will be days away from turning 27.

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