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W/Cup Memories: Pelé’s amazing miss, the 1982 Italians and “El Ponytale”

What does the FIFA World Cup mean to you? Wired868 asked some of our more illustrious football readers to share their memories of the greatest single sporting event on the planet. And we would like you to do the same. There are three basic questions and, each week, we will take …

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World Cup memory lane with Fazeer, Kelvin and Nakhid

What does the FIFA World Cup mean to you? Wired868 asked some of our more illustrious football readers to share their memories of the greatest single sporting event on the planet. And we would like you to do the same. There are three basic questions and, each week, we will take …

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Drogba’s Éléphants get ready; Xavi wants Brazil revenge

It is the last chance saloon for football legend Didier Drogba and the Ivory Coast’s golden generation. And never bet against the “Drog.” Spain talisman Xavi is also nearing the end of the road and he is anxious to see Brazil leave the 2014 competition before he does while Holland …

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W/Cup watch: Brazil’s Costa joins Spanish armada

Diego Costa made a relatively low key debut for Spain against Italy yesterday while Brazil romped to a 5-0 win over South Africa. But Brazil’s two centre forwards used, Fred and Jo, did not have a shot on goal between them while Costa is likely to get better. This week, …

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World Cup memory lane with Skeene, Nakhid and Sherwood

What does the FIFA World Cup mean to you? Wired868 asked some of our more illustrious football readers to share their memories of the greatest single sporting event on the planet. And we would like you to do the same. There are three basic questions and, each week, we will take …

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Local vs foreign coach issue explodes in Nigeria as World Cup looms

The foreign versus local row kicks off in Nigeria as local coach Stephen Keshi, only the second person to win the African Cup of Nations as a player and coach, resists efforts to impose an “assistant” on him. One anonymous NFF official explained that Keshi is not technically sound and …

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W/Cup watch: Why Argentina will not take Tevez to Brazil 2014

Lionel Messi might be the best player in the world but Carlos Tevez is still Argentina’s most popular player. Not that this fact seems likely to get Tevez a ticket to the Brazil 2014 World Cup. Plus Brazil coach Luis “Big Phil” Scolari looks set to rest his country’s World …

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World Cup Memory Lane with Shaka, Fazeer and Kelvin

What does the FIFA World Cup mean to you? Wired868 asked some of our more illustrious football readers to share their memories of the greatest single sporting event on the planet. And we would like you to do the same. There are three basic questions and, each week, we will take …

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