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GREECE 2 IVORY COAST 1 FORMER Celtic striker Georgios Samaras passed the ultimate test of nerve last night as he slotted in a 93rd-minute penalty to send Greece through to the last 16 of the World Cup in Brazil. After Swansea striker Wilfried Bony had cancelled out Andreas Samaris’s first-half opener, it appeared Ivory Coast [...]
JAPAN 1 COLOMBIA 4 TWO goals from striker Jackson Martinez ensured Colombia progressed to the knockout stages with a 100 per cent record. The South American side, eighth in the world rankings, also profited from a first-half Juan Cuadrado penalty and James Rodriguez’s stunning late strike to set up a last-16 clash against Group D [...]
ENGLAND vice-captain Frank Lampard has told his young team-mates they must come of age against Costa Rica tonight and ensure they do not end their World Cup with a whimper. Manager Roy Hodgson has made nine changes to the side that started last week’s tournament-ending defeat to Uruguay, with Chelsea defender Gary Cahill and Liverpool [...]
CAMEROON 1 BRAZIL 4 CROATIA 1 MEXICO 3 UNDER-FIRE forward Fred ended his World Cup goal drought to send hosts Brazil through to the last 16 as Group A winners alongside Mexico last night. Fred’s place had come under scrutiny for his failure to impress in the first two matches, but his header early in [...]
WIMBLEDON champion Andy Murray revealed his welcome from a packed Centre Court crowd ahead of yesterday’s first round victory over David Goffin was something to savour. The No3 seed received an ear-splitting ovation as he walked onto court and little over two hours later completed a 6-1, 6-4, 7-5 win. Murray said: “One of the [...]
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