2014 World Cup,International Football

World Cup Preview – Group A

20 Mar , 2014  

Brazil 2014

World Cup 2014 Preview

On June 12th, the greatest football show on earth gets under way in Brazil.  The first game of World Cup 2014 takes place in the Corinthians’ Arena in Sao Paolo between the hosts and Croatia in Group A.  With thirty-two nations aiming to make some kind of impression in Brazil, pressure is certainly mounting in equal parts on two standout teams.  Spain, the holders, and Brazil, the hosts, will be bearing most of the weight of expectation at the finals. More…

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Champions League

Champions League Preview

20 Apr , 2014  

Real Madrid v Bayern Munich

Preview of the Champions League semi-finals

Real Madrid v Bayern Munich – Wednesday, 7:45pm (Irish time)

Just twenty-four hours after the first semi-final is held in Madrid, the Santiago Bernabeu hosts the second semi-final in the city between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.

Carlo Ancelotti’s men have some injury worries ahead of this tie.  Cristiano Ronaldo remains a doubt, still recovering from his recent injury.  Other doubtful starters are Sami Khedira and Marcelo, while Arvalo Arbeloa and Jese are definitely unavailable.  Real do not have anyone missing due to suspension.


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