There has not been a great team in this World Cup, but that doesn't matter. It has been incredible entertainment
The Newcastle United stopper played a dramatic role as the Dutch got past Costa Rica in the quarters on penalties
The North East's greatest broadcaster speaks about Brazil, football and getting drenched with Tony Pulis underneath Jesus
The World Cup has been such a high standard that you'd forget England had even been there if it wasn't for the adverts
In light of the latest alleged biting controversy for Luis Suarez, Don Hutchison looks at what happens on the pitch and what punishment could result
Newcastle United defender Mathieu Debuchy says France will be going all out in their clash with Ecuador
Shola Ameobi will today get the chance to face Lionel Messi in the World Cup, but insists it will not be his swansong
Sunderland have been boosted by news that Jozy Altidore's hamstring injury is not as serious as first feared
Hopefully the kingmakers at St James' Park are watching a World Cup that has placed the emphasis on forward players
Three Lions have got out of the group stages in the last 11 World Cups - but Suarez's return could upstage Roy's young stars
World Cup fever has got me all a flutter, with houses decked out with flags, singing and dancing at the opening ceremony, it's almost too much to handle
The best players in the world need to buck the trend and perform well for this to be a memorable World Cup tournament
Hugh Thompson has travelled through 24 countries in a year of cycling to reach Brazil in time for the World Cup opening ceremony
Toon goalkeeper Tim Krul targets the World Cup in Brazil - and also hopes that Loic Remy stays at Newcastle United
Greg Dyke clearly holds little hope that England can reach the latter stages of the World Cup as Mark Douglas discusses
BARRY Robson admits the World Cup finals in 2014 are likely to be his last chance to appear on the big stage for Scotland – and he is determined to keep his younger team-mates at bay to get there.
FORGOTTEN man Matt Kilgallon has a host of Championship clubs interested in ending his Sunderland nightmare – but the defender’s agent is adamant he “won’t be rushed” into a decision on his future.
Insurance giants Axa are to scrap their agreement covering FIFA for next year's World Cup in Japan and South Korea as a result of the September 11 terrorist attacks and subsequent bombing of Afghanistan.