Magic Moment

Tim Cahill produces a contender for goal of the season with a stunning volley against Holland in what is likely to be his last World Cup game.

What the favela?!

What was Alex Song thinking when he decided to elbow his opponent in the back? Wrecked any chance Cameroon had. 

Beach bums

Champions Spain’s era of tiki-taka football is over after being dumped out by Chile. All good things must come to an end.

They said what?

“Last week, I went around looking for four dogs and used them to manufacture a special spirit called Kahwiri Kapam.” — a Ghanaian witch doctor claims he has caused Ronaldo’s knee injury.

Stat attack


balls won by Chile compared to Spain’s 107


of Tim Cahill’s last international goals have come with his head.


time England have come back to win a World Cup game after conceding first.

Results & fixtures

Results: Colombia 2-1 Ivory Coast; England 1-2 Uruguay; Japan L-L Greece 

Today: Group D, Italy v Costa Rica, 1pm; Group E, Switzerland v France, 4pm; Group E, Honduras v Ecuador, 7pm.

Tomorrow: Group F, Argentina v Iran, 1pm; Group G, Germany v Ghana, 4pm; Group F, Nigeria v Bosnia & Herzegovina, 7pm

Sunday: Group H, Belgium v Russia, 1pm; Group H, Korea Republic v Algeria, 4pm; Group G, USA v Portugal, 7pm.

Monday: Group B, Holland v Chile, Australia v Spain, 1pm; Group A, Cameroon v Brazil, Croatia v Mexico, 5pm

Tuesday: Group D, Italy v Uruguay, Costa Rica v England 1pm; Group C Japan v Colombia & Greece v Ivory Coast 5pm