Jack Pitt-Brooke is a sports writer for The Independent.
25 June 2014 11:33 PM
Both Portugal and Belgium are underachieving and owe much to their star men
25 June 2014 09:52 PM
Club may consider offers as striker’s lawyer flies in to prepare his defence
24 June 2014 09:19 PM
Mexico advanced from Group A after thrashing Croatia
24 June 2014 01:00 AM
Midfielder’s illustrious international career will be ended by Uruguay defeat today
23 June 2014 09:49 PM
Colombia have their sights on the last 16 already, and beyond that a quarter-final probably against Brazil, but first they must confirm their status as winners of Group C tonight.
22 June 2014 07:58 PM
Draw with Ghana suggested Germany may not be the force many consider them to be
20 June 2014 08:14 PM
Super Eagles face Bosnia today with Cameroon already out, Ghana and Algeria down
20 June 2014 07:57 PM
It would be easy enough, at Colombia’s first World Cup finals since 1998, with their best generation of players for 20 years, to get carried away. With their tens of thousands of travelling fans, their joyous football and gleeful, dancing celebrations, Colombia have been one of the brightest attractions of the first week of the World Cup, and will continue to be so on into the knockout rounds.
19 June 2014 09:22 PM
Cameroon are left with nothing to play for after their second defeat, when they collapsed after Alex Song was sent off. The Barcelona midfielder yesterday apologised for the dismissal for elbowing Mario Mandzukic in the back, after which Croatia ran through Cameroon and beat them 4-0.
18 June 2014 11:42 PM
Even without Radamel Falcao, the South Americans are turning on the style
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