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Andi Thomas

Soccer Editor

Andrew Thomas is a football writer. He is based in London.

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A brief history of the World Cup opening ceremony

Flags! Balloons! Schoolchildren! Welcome to the World Cup!

How not to take a throw in

Cannot. Stop. Watching.

Cristiano Ronaldo has tendinosis. Er, what's that?

Cristiano Ronaldo, star Portuguese forward and current FIFA World Player of the Year, is struggling with an unusual injury that may affect his World Cup.

Wenger extends Arsenal contract

The Gunners manager signs a new deal, and will stay with the club until 2017.

Introducing the faceplant penalty

You've heard of diving to win a penalty. How about diving to take one?

Sven Sven Sven - Bell & Spurling

In honour of English football's favourite Swede, we go back in time to 2001 ...

Cameroon footballer victim of terrible prank

"Congratulations! You're going to the World Cup!"

Brazil, the World Cup and an infinity of pressure

Favourites, hosts and five-time champions, Brazil are under more pressure going into the World Cup than any side in history.

Time for fun at West Ham

West Ham's owners have outlined their vision for a new, improved West Ham. While Sam Allardyce keeps his job, he does so in reduced circumstances and on the understanding that things need to get...

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