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Home >Section 2 Around the Net > Thursday, July 10, 2014
Argentina heads into Sunday's World Cup final as the underdog following its 4-2 win on penalties against the Netherlands after 120 scoreless minutes. Man-of-the-Match Sergio Romero saved penalties by Ron Vlaar and Wesley Sneijder during the shootout to send Argentina through. "Penalties are a question of luck," Romero said after ... Read the whole story
Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal blasted FIFA for its refusal to scrap the World Cup's third-place game, insisting that the consolation match should be consigned to history. Van Gaal's Dutch side will be forced to play host nation Brazil in Brasilia on Saturday after losing its semifinal to Argentina, 4-2, ... Read the whole story
German sportswear giant Adidas on Wednesday declared victory over U.S. rival Nike in the battle to be the biggest global soccer brand as two of its sponsored teams, Germany and Argentina, made to the World Cup final. In addition to supplying the uniforms of both teams on Sunday, Adidas will ... Read the whole story
South Korea coach and former LA Galaxy defender Hong Myung-bo announced his resignation on Thursday, and shouldered the blame for his team's early exit from the World Cup in Brazil. The Koreans finished last in Group H with one point from three games. The announcement came just a week after ... Read the whole story
The German soccer league (DFL) on Wednesday revealed details of its plan to introduce video evidence in the Bundesliga. In an interview with kicker, CEO Andreas Rettig said the German first division could introduce goal-line technology and video evidence in the future. While goal-line technology is in use in other ... Read the whole story
FIFA on Thursday rejected Liverpool and Uruguay striker Luis Suarez's appeal against a four-month ban from all soccer-related activities for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini. The Uruguayan soccer federation (AUF) had described FIFA's ruling as an "excessive decision" for which "there was not enough evidence". Suarez can now make a further ... Read the whole story
Reports in Spain and Italy confirmed that Italian champion Juventus is close to securing the signature of Real Madrid starlet lvaro Morata. According to AS, Morata would leave Real for close to 22 million euros ($30 million), though the European champ would retain the right to buy him back at ... Read the whole story
France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris on Thursday signed a new five-year contract at Tottenham Hotspur, the Premier League club announced. Lloris, 27, joined Spurs from Lyon in 2012 for 8 million pounds ($13.6 million). Lloris captained France as Les Bleus reached the quarterfinals of the World Cup. Tottenham finished sixth last ... Read the whole story


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