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World Cup 2014: A-Z of a memorable tournament

World Cup 2014: A-Z of a memorable tournament From Algeria’s heroics to Zamorano’s lively language, the 2014 Fifa World Cup has provided plenty of memorable moments. Here, we reflect on the tournament – in alphabetical form. A is for Avenida Atlantica and Algeria Avenida Atlantica is the chaotic stretch of dual carriageway that sweeps around

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Germany win the 2014 World Cup !

Germany won the World Cup final for a fourth time after Mario Gotze’s extra-time volley sealed a 1-0 win over Argentina. Argentina were preparing for a penalty shoot-out in the Maracana, but in the 113th minute Gotze chested down Andre Schurrle’s superb cross and volleyed home to cap an historic victory for the jubilant Germans.

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Netherlands take 3rd place – Brazil shamed

Goals from Robin van Persie, Daley Blind and Georginio Wijnaldum saw Netherlands beat Brazil 3-0 to finish third in the 2014 World Cup. Van Persie put Netherlands ahead in the third minute from the penalty spot after Arjen Robben had been felled by Thiago Silva. Blind added the second on 16 minutes after David Luiz

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Advantage Germany says Argentina coach

The Argentina manager, Alejandro Sabella, has admitted Germany’s freshness will hand them a considerable advantage in Sunday’s World Cup final after the South Americans overcame Holland to reach the showpiece for the first time in 24 years. The goalkeeper, Sergio Romero, who worked under Louis van Gaal at AZ Alkmaar, conjured two saves in the

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Penalty shootout joy for Argentina

Argentina overcame Netherlands on penalties after a 0-0 draw in Sao Paulo to set up a meeting with Germany in the World Cup final on Sunday. In complete contrast to Germany’s 7-1 annihilation of Brazil 24 hours earlier, both teams played cautious football at the Arena Corinthians and there were few chances in a goalless

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TIMBERWOOD CROWD GOES NUTS!

World Cup 2014

Group A

#TeamGPWLDFA+/-PTS
1Brazil32017257
2Mexico32014137
3Croatia31206603
4Cameroon303019-80
Date/TimeHome TeamScoreAway Team
Thu - Jun 12
4:00 pmBrazil3 - 1Croatia
Fri - Jun 13
12:00 pmMexico1 - 0Cameroon
Tue - Jun 17
3:00 pmBrazil0 - 0Mexico
Wed - Jun 18
6:00 pmCameroon0 - 4Croatia
Mon - Jun 23
4:00 pmCameroon1 - 4Brazil
4:00 pmCroatia1 - 3Mexico

Group B

#TeamGPWLDFA+/-PTS
1Netherlands330010379
2Chile32105326
3Spain312047-33
4Australia303039-60
Date/TimeHome TeamScoreAway Team
Fri - Jun 13
3:00 pmSpain1 - 5Netherlands
6:00 pmChile3 - 1Australia
Wed - Jun 18
3:00 pmSpain0 - 2Chile
12:00 pmAustralia2 - 3Netherlands
Mon - Jun 23
12:00 pmAustralia0 - 3Spain
12:00 pmNetherlands2 - 0Chile

Group C

#TeamGPWLDFA+/-PTS
1Colombia33009279
2Greece311124-24
3Ivory Coast312045-13
4Japan302126-41
Date/TimeHome TeamScoreAway Team
Sat - Jun 14
12:00 pmColombia3 - 0Greece
Sun - Jun 15
9:00 pmIvory Coast2 - 1Japan
Thu - Jun 19
12:00 pmColombia2 - 1Ivory Coast
6:00 pmJapan0 - 0Greece
Tue - Jun 24
4:00 pmJapan1 - 4Colombia
4:00 pmGreece2 - 1Ivory Coast

Group D

#TeamGPWLDFA+/-PTS
1Costa Rica32014137
2Uruguay32104406
3Italy312023-13
4England302124-21
Date/TimeHome TeamScoreAway Team
Sat - Jun 14
3:00 pmUruguay1 - 3Costa Rica
6:00 pmEngland1 - 2Italy
Thu - Jun 19
3:00 pmUruguay2 - 1England
Fri - Jun 20
12:00 pmItaly0 - 1Costa Rica
Tue - Jun 24
12:00 pmItaly0 - 1Uruguay
12:00 pmCosta Rica0 - 0England

Group E

#TeamGPWLDFA+/-PTS
1France32018267
2Switzerland32107616
3Ecuador31113304
4Honduras303018-70
Date/TimeHome TeamScoreAway Team
Sun - Jun 15
12:00 pmSwitzerland2 - 1Ecuador
3:00 pmFrance3 - 0Honduras
Fri - Jun 20
3:00 pmSwitzerland2 - 5France
6:00 pmHonduras1 - 2Ecuador
Wed - Jun 25
4:00 pmHonduras0 - 3Switzerland
4:00 pmEcuador0 - 0France

Group F

#TeamGPWLDFA+/-PTS
1Argentina33006339
2Nigeria31113304
3Bosnia and Herzegovina31204403
4Iran302114-31
Date/TimeHome TeamScoreAway Team
Sun - Jun 15
6:00 pmArgentina2 - 1Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mon - Jun 16
3:00 pmIran0 - 0Nigeria
Sat - Jun 21
12:00 pmArgentina1 - 0Iran
6:00 pmNigeria1 - 0Bosnia and Herzegovina
Wed - Jun 25
12:00 pmNigeria2 - 3Argentina
12:00 pmBosnia and Herzegovina3 - 1Iran

Group G

#TeamGPWLDFA+/-PTS
1Germany32017257
2United States31114404
3Portugal311147-34
4Ghana302146-21