Brazil is a country in shock at the humiliating defeat by Germany
Gavin Hamilton reflects on the lessons of the group stages
Africa looks set for another disappointing World Cup.
Argentina came good in the end but it required a half-time tactical shift to get the best out of Lionel Messi.
Gavin Hamilton on the last minute tactical change that reap dividends for Holland.
Neymar delivered for Brazil, but elsewhere there are weaknesses. Gavin Hamilton on the mood in Brazil.
Managers continue to come and go at Chelsea and for all the silverware Roman Abramovich's largesse has brought to the club, they continue to lurch from one crisis to another.
Brian Glanville looks back over 60 years and sees that technical deficiencies have been a perennial problem for the English game. Will the FA's new St George's facility address the
Zenit's St Petersburg's lavish spending spree will test the effectiveness of the Financial Fairplay rules, not least because the club is owned by Gazprom, one of UEFA's new sponsors.
The suggestion from the UEFA president, that the 2020 European Championship could be played in “12 or 13 countries” across Europe, took everybody by surprise yesterday.