COSTA RICA V GREECE Arena Pernambuco, Recife Sunday, Jun 29, 2014; 21:00 Hrs BST **** La Sele take on the Greeks in perhaps the most low-key affairs of the knockout stage, nevertheless a place in history beckons for the victor. Costa Ricans have been the surprise package of the tournament; dubbed as the whipping boys of the group of the death, La Sele exceeded all expectations in finishing top of their group ahead of the more favored nations like Italy, England and Uruguay. Greece on the other hand sneaked into the knockout stages by the proverbial skin of their teeth. A place in the quarter finals is now at stake and a showdown with either the Dutch or the Mexicans. A fascinating duel is in store and rest assured no stone would be left unturned as the two nations continue to defy the odds. Team News And Tactics Costa Rica Manager Jorge Luis Pinto’s side owes its success to the […]

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is well and truly underway, and while most football fans are glued to their television sets egging their favorite teams on, Manchester United fans are eagerly waiting for some positive news on incoming transfers to the Theatre of Dreams. The season 2013-14 was a nightmare and the seeds of that disastrous season were perhaps sowed during last summer’s horrid transfer window. Man United’s new Chief Executive Edward Woodward got a lot of flake from the fans and experts, while new manager Dvaid Moyes eventually got the sack as a result. United had vowed to make this transfer window count, yet the signs haven’t been promising, so far. Louis Van Gaal’s appointment as David Moyes’ replacement was greeted with unanimous positivity. The Dutchman has the pedigree required for the job and was surely the most qualified person available to rebuild a falling empire. Now, the next step is to add much needed quality to a slightly […]