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Signing off: Me and Martin in the Corinthians Arena, Sao Paulo. Source: Alec Herron

Day 32: the World Cup as a fan – FINAL POST

Through the duration of the World Cup, Road to Brazil 2014 Editor Alec Herron accounts his experiences working as a Translator for BBC Sport…. A disastrous start to day. After chaperoning a BBC Sport team of three through more than 10 flights over the space of four weeks, I missed the first flight on my… Read More ›

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Day 32: the World Cup as a fan – FINAL POST

Signing off: Me and Martin in the Corinthians Arena, Sao Paulo. Source: Alec Herron

Through the duration of the World Cup, Road to Brazil 2014 Editor Alec Herron accounts his experiences working as a Translator for BBC Sport…. A disastrous start to day. After chaperoning a BBC Sport team of three through more than 10 flights over the space of four weeks, I missed the first flight on my… Read More ›

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Teams of 2014: Germany

Mesut Özil is under immense pressure in Germany to perfom. @Steindy

How did they qualify? Pretty comfortably in all honesty. As expected the European powerhouse breezed through qualification winning 9 out of 10 games. The only surprise came during a pulsating 4-4 draw against Sweden where the Swedes came from 0-4 down with 30 minutes to play. During the campaign it was not a question of… Read More ›

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Thank you Blues: An Italian look at victory over England

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Road to Brazil 2014′s Italian contributor Isabella Elmi talks us through the Azzuri’s opening victory over England.  Nutella @Nutella_Italia 7 h Oggi è proprio il caso di fare una #colazione da…CAMPIONI! Grazie #Azzurri! #VivoAzzurro #Italia #ForzaAzzurri #ITA pic.twitter.com/IFutYIZUIz When the famous brand Nutella says thanks to the Italian players, we have to admit that defending… Read More ›

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Cooked and Eaten: How Italy fared against Costa Rica

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“Cooked and Eaten” wrote the most famous Italian newspaper, La Gazzetta dello Sport.  Italians usually say ‘from the stars to the cowshed’ when something positive turn out to be negative. The Italian team lost 0-1 to Costa Rica last Friday afternoon, after winning against England last week.  Supporters were not so enthusiastic about the team tactics chosen… Read More ›

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