FIFA World Cup 2014: Germany vs Algeria - Preview

Germany coach Joachim Loew insists the settling of a 32-year-old World Cup score should not be a motivator for Algeria in Monday`s last 16 clash at Brazil 2014.

Thatcher govt wanted 1982 World Cup boycott over Falklands War

Former Britain Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher`s government wanted to demand the withdraw of the country`s team from the 1982 World Cup amid fears that they could play Argentina while British and Argentine troops were fighting in the Falklands, according to officials documents.

Workmanlike Brazil can lift World Cup, says Zico

Legendary Brazilian Zico says he is worried about Lionel Messi`s Argentina but makes his own nation favourites to lift the World Cup on home soil in July.

Former French international Philippe Mahut dies

Former French international footballer Philippe Mahut, who played in the 1982 World Cup, has died, aged 57.

Italy World Cup winning coach Bearzot dies

Enzo Bearzot, the coach who led Italy to victory in the final of the 1982 World Cup against the odds, has died at the age of 83.

Italy World Cup winning coach Bearzot dies

Enzo Bearzot, the coach who led Italy to victory in the final of the 1982 World Cup against the odds, has died at the age of 83.