Japan

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Thursday, July 3, 2014

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COMMENT: This summer's tournament has provided so many standout moments and success stories that it could go down as the greatest of all time

Saturday, June 28, 2014

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COMMENT: The Monaco man was summoned from the bench when his nation needed him and made the difference as los Cafeteros rounded out the group stage with maximum points

Friday, June 27, 2014

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The Manchester United midfielder felt his national side were some way behind the best teams in the world, but pledged that they would recognise their mistakes and improve

Thursday, June 26, 2014

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The captain of the Asian champions has apologised and taken responsibility for his side’s unimpressive campaign in the sumer showpiece after they bowed out in the group stage

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The Samurai Blue bowed out of the tournament in Brazil after losing to Cote d'Ivoire and Colombia either side of a dour draw with Greece

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

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The South Korea coach admits that results for the entire continent have been a worry, but claims it is no reflection on the talent the countries are producing

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The Manchester United midfielder feels that the Samurai Blue fell well below supporters' "strong expectations" after finishing bottom of Group C at the World Cup

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The AC Milan midfielder feels sorry they have been unable to live up the high expectations, while Alberto Zaccheroni was disappointed too

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The South Americans are due to clash in round of 16 but Suarez could be banned pending the result of a Fifa investigation into an incident involving Giorgio Chiellini

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The 43-year-old Colombia goalkeeper came on as a substitute late into his side's 4-1 win over Japan to make history by breaking Cameroon striker Roger Milla's record

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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Jose Pekerman's charges sealed maximum points in Group C and booked a last-16 clash with Uruguay in a game which saw Faryd Mondragon make World Cup history

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COMMENT: The Asian champions have come up woefully short so far in the World Cup leaving many questions to answer, not least their stress-free qualification campaign

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Colombia assured their place in the last 16 thanks to wins over Cote d'Ivoire and Greece and their coach admits to being disappointed by the Japanese performances so far

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The Asian champions are expected to depart the World Cup at the group stage following two poor showings and their Italian coach has lamented his team's mentality

Monday, June 23, 2014

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Samurai Blue were expected to lead the Asian charge at the World Cup but after a defeat and a draw they are on the brink of going home early

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The coach has seen his side win convincingly twice and will look to head into the knockout stages with the confidence of three straight group victories