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Scolari hails Brazil's "crucial moment"

June, 26 2013

Brazil boss Luiz Felipe Scolari has hailed the "crucial moment" against Uruguay as the chance for Brazil to begin healing as violent protests continue to rock the nation.

Diego Lugano attacks Neymar, Brazil

ESPN staff | June, 26 2013

Uruguay captain Diego Lugano has accused Brazil of abandoning the "beautiful game" and labelled the home nation's star striker Neymar as a diver.

Balotelli sent home from Confederations Cup

ESPN staff | June, 25 2013

Mario Balotelli will play no further part in Italy's Confederations Cup campaign after being sent home to recover from a thigh injury.

Webb set for Confederations Cup semi-final

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | June, 25 2013

Howard Webb has been appointed to referee Thursday's Confederations Cup semi-final between Spain and Italy, although the news may not have been welcomed by many in the La Roja camp.

Del Bosque plays down Xavi influence

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | June, 25 2013

Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque has refuted stories that he and key midfielder Xavi Hernandez had fallen out over team selection and tactics during the Confederations Cup.

Spain: No 'strip-poker' Video

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | June, 25 2013

The Spanish FA has angrily denied Brazilian media claims of alcohol-fuelled strip-poker games at the team hotel after their side's opening Confederations Cup game against Uruguay.

FIFA admits 'no plan B' for Brazil 2014

ESPN staff | June, 25 2013

FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke insisted next year's World Cup in Brazil will go ahead as planned despite civil unrest marring the Confederations Cup.

Del Bosque wary of vengeful Italy

ESPN staff | June, 24 2013

Spain boss Vicente Del Bosque insists Italy will be focused on revenge when the two sides meet in their Confederations Cup semi-final.

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