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Porker the pig makes another World Cup prediction

Porker the Prediction Pig has been hogging the limelight once again at Drusillas Park, East Sussex – he has foreseen that Chile will be triumphant in tomorrow’s World Cup last 16 game against host nation Brazil.

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Porker the pig makes his next World Cup prediction Credit: Drusillas Park

The mystic pig once again dribbled his way out from the penalty box towards two fodder-filled buckets; one flying the flag of Brazil and other adorning the colours of Chile.

The goal was that Porker would predict the winning team based on which bucket he pigged out on first and Chile just nicked it in the last second of extra time.

Porker, has excellent form after correctly predicting the outcome of England’s match against Uruguay last week.

Now all that remains to be seen is whether he’s right again or just telling porkies. If his prediction does comes true, there’s a very good chance he’ll become a little pig-headed!

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Football pundit Chris Kamara catches robber in Brazil

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Former footballer Chris Kamara and World Cup pundit has caught an opportunist robber after giving chase through the streets of Brazil.

The former Portsmouth and Swindon player tweeted pictures of the dramatic incident.

Not biting - Sports Minister Helen Grant refuses to answer questions about England's exit from the World Cup.

by Tom Savvides

The Minister for Sport and Maidstone MP, Helen Grant, avoids questions about England's exit from the World Cup as she visits the Kent School Games. This report by Tom Savvides also includes interviews with student Cain Hopkins, Shadow sports minister Clive Efford and Olympian Dan McMillan.

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Mystic pig in Sussex predicts a Uruguay win

Porker predicts a Uruguay win Credit: Drusillas Park

Porker the Prediction Pig from Drusillas Park in East Sussex, has indicated that Uruguay will be the winner in their World Cup match against England.

The mystic pig dribbled his way out from the penalty box towards two fodder-filled buckets; one flying the flag of England and the other adorning the colours of Uruguay.

The goal was that Porker would predict the winning team based on which bucket he pigged out on first. Drusillas park say he has 'a 100% success rate having never predicted the outcome of any other match in his life'.

Adam Lallana- England are confident of 3 points

As fans across the south gear up for England's next crucial World Cup clash tomorrow night, England and Southampton midfielder Adam Lallana says the squad are full of confidence.

England lost 2-1 to Italy in their first match on Saturday - it means they need to win against Uruguay for any hope of progressing beyond the group stage.

England fans get ready for the game against Uruguay

With England playing their second World Cup match tomorrow night, fans are getting into the spirit of things and showing their support for the team.

Jeff Rolls, who was told his flag supporting England in the Euro 2012 championships was too noisy, has gone bigger and better for the World Cup!

Jeff Rolls with his huge flag in Eastbourne Credit: Jeff Rolls
The big flag outside a pub in Eastbourne Credit: Jeff Rolls

The Prince of Wales pub in Fleet has also gone World Cup crazy and decked out the whole of the pub with flags and football shirts, as well as putting down green "turf".

The Prince of Wales pub in Fleet has gone World Cup crazy! Credit: Diane Branch

They've also managed to bring a bit of Rio to Hampshire and created Copacabana beach in the back garden with 60 tonnes of sand!

60 tonnes of sand helped to create a beach volleyball court in the pub's garden Credit: Diane Branch

Couple are internet hit with DIY World Cup sticker album

Stevie G and Frank Lampard Credit: Paninicheapskates

A couple from Oxfordshire have become an unlikely internet hit with their attempts to fill a World Cup sticker album with their own drawings of players.

Alex and Sian Pratchett began drawing players on the opening day of the World Cup and fill their Panini album by the end of the tournament.

Argentina's Lionel Messi as you have never seen him before Credit: Paninicheapskates

There project has been dubbed Paninicheapskates and they have been writing a blog showing how they are progressing.

An interesting interpretation of Germany's Mesut Ozil Credit: Paninicheapskates
It's a labour of love to fill this album Credit: Paninicheapskates
Cristiano Ronaldo looks happier than he did after the Germany defeat Credit: Paninicheapskates
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