The 2010 World Cup was won by Spain after they beat the Netherlands 1-0 after extra-time tonight in Johannesburg. No sooner has the World Cup in South Africa ended as betting for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil begins. We'll keep you updated with all the latest betting news, bookmaker free bets, offers and promotions, not to mention all the 2014 World Cup odds on all the betting markets available going in to the last match of the tournament.
If that isn't enough to get you prepared for the 2014 World Cup, we also have all the information on the qualifying for Brazil, plus you can check out where and when the matches will be played. Our World Cup betting guide has all angles covered for you to get your bet on with confidence.
Many of the visitors to this site are from overseas, but all of the bookmakers featured on the Betting Directory welcome customers from almost all countries. You can check out our special World Cup bookmakers page to see which bookmaker you can bet with in certain language versions, currencies and deposit methods.
Brazil are the early market leaders in the betting for the 2014 World Cup, for which they are hosts. Current World and European Champions, Argentina are second favourites ahead of Germany and holders Spain. The Netherlands, Italy and England were all handed tough draws and have drifted in the betting as a result, whilst favourable draws for Argentina, Belgium and Colombia saw them all shorten.
The draw for the group stages of the 2014 World Cup has taken place in Brazil, with England facing a tough Group D containing Italy, Uruguay and Costa Rica.
Hosts Brazil were draw n in Group A and will face Croatia in the opening match of the tournament, with Croatia and Mexico making up the quartet.
Elsewhere, holders Spain play the Netherlands in a repeat of the 2010 World Cup final in Group B, whilst France look to have the easiest draw on paper in Group E where they'll face Switzerland, Ecuador and Honduras.
Visit our dedicated draw page for the full line up.
We'll have dedicated match pages for every game at the 2014 World Cup as soon as the draw has been made this Friday in Brazil.
The 2014 World Cup in Brazil gets underway in just over a year and the qualification will finish in November 2013. The draw for the World Cup finals will take place this Friday 6th December in Brazil, with all the top teams hopeful of booking their place in the finals. We'll have the draw live as it happens.
Our editorial team will look in detail at each of the teams during qualification and assess their strengths and weaknesses and they have come up with a number of World Cup betting tips for you to consider. We'll be offering up a wide range of tips, whether it is in the outright betting, on who will win their groups plus many tips in the match betting.
If you're looking to open up a new betting account for the Fifa World Cup, we have teamed up with seven of the best and most reputable online bookmakers who offer you terrific odds and betting service, plus they will give you a free bet when you open an account. Check out our dedicated page for a list of the bookmakers and all their free bets, promotions and offers for the 2014 World Cup.