Tom Peck is a reporter on The Independent's news desk with an interest in just about everything. In January 2012 he became the paper's Olympics Correspondent.
Tom Peck on World Cup 2014: Never mind the actual footy, it’s pundit punditry that will get them glued to their sofas
20 June 2014 07:36 PM
Though their distraction proved only minor, it comes as a relief that England are now officially gone, at least in a competitive sense, from Brazil 2014.
England vs Uruguay comment World Cup 2014: Further dejection for Steven Gerrard as Luis Suarez outshines his Liverpool team-mate
19 June 2014 10:39 PM
Suarez struck two brilliant goals just weeks after knee surgery
19 June 2014 01:52 AM
But Uruguay captain Diego Lugano has been ruled out
18 June 2014 07:52 PM
If England should die, remember this. That there’s some corner of Sao Paulo that will be forever Grimsby, Ipswich, Doncaster, Wolverhampton, Havant and Waterlooville, and the list goes on.
World Cup 2014: Blue-and-white Argentina army invades Rio are are convinced Lionel Messi's time has come
16 June 2014 08:38 PM
The Barcelona forward had a subdued performance in Argentina's opening game before scoring a superb winner
16 June 2014 07:23 PM
The Brazilian World Cup has been beset by brutal police tactics, unfinished stadiums and corporate greed
15 June 2014 10:43 PM
TV viewers spot hundreds if not thousands of unfilled places at event’s opening matches
World Cup 2014: Spray’s the way to try to force players into toeing the line and Cristiano Ronaldo is a fan
14 June 2014 10:28 PM
On Thursday Yuichi Nishimura put down the first line in World Cup history
13 June 2014 08:33 PM
Croatia were undone by questionable referee decisions against Brazil
World Cup 2014: Tear gas, rubber bullets and stun grenades on the streets of Sao Paulo as tournament begins
12 June 2014 05:32 PM
But it’s not all bad as greatest football show returns to Brazil after 64 years
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