2014 FIFA World Cup, 3rd place play-off: Brazil vs Netherlands - As it happened...

Live coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup third place play-off between Brazil and Netherlands being played at Estadio Nacional de Brasilia, Brasilia.

2014 FIFA World Cup, 2nd semi-final: Netherlands vs Argentina - As it happened...

Welcome to the live coverage of second semi-final between the Netherlands and Argentina being played at Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Spain vs Netherlands - As it happened

Live coverage of 2014 FIFA World Cup Group B opener between heavyweights Spain and the Netherlands being played at Salvador`s Arena Fonte Nova, in Brazil.

Chelsea cruise past Galatasaray into last eight

Chelsea moved into the Champions League quarter-finals with the minimum of fuss by brushing Galatasaray aside with a comfortable 2-0 second-leg win at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday for a 3-1 aggregate success.

Van Persie`s United woes might help Netherlands - Van Gaal

Robin van Persie`s struggles at Manchester United this season might benefit the Netherlands at this year`s World Cup in Brazil, their coach Louis van Gaal said on Wednesday.

Ajax most productive academy in European football

Ajax Amsterdam has the most productive youth academy in European football, according to a survey done by three researchers from the International Centre for Sports Research (CIES) from Neuchatel, Switzerland.

Mourinho’s friendship with Drogba and Sneijder won’t affect the desire to win: Butragueno

Real Madrid director Emilio Butragueno believes friendships will count for nothing when Los Blancos boss Jose Mourinho and Galatasaray duo Wesley Sneijder and Didier Drogba clash in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

Sneijder puts Inter into Italian Cup quarters

Wesley Sneijder`s second-half goal sent Inter Milan into the Italian Cup quarter-finals with a 1-0 home win over Livorno on Wednesday.

Sneijder puts Inter into Italian Cup quarters

Wesley Sneijder`s second-half goal sent Inter Milan into the Italian Cup quarter-finals with a 1-0 home win over Livorno on Wednesday.