2014 World Cup Dates

Key Dates

The 2014 World Cup takes place in Brazil from June 6th, but before the finals get underway, there are a number of key dates to keep a mind of in the build up. Qualification finishes for most nations around November whilst the draw for the finals takes place in December. Squad announcements will be an important part of the build up as well as a number of International friendlies after the regular 2013/14 season finishes. We have highlighted a number of the key dates below.

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The Road To Brazil

  • 18th June 2013 - Asia Group Qualification finishes
  • 6th September 2013 - First leg of Asia Play Off
  • 6th September 2013 - African Group Qualification finishes
  • 10th September 2013 - Second leg of Asia Play Off
  • 11th - 15th October 2013 - First legs of African Knock Out matches
  • 14th October 2013 - North American Group Qualification finishes
  • 15th October 2013 - European Group Qualification finishes
  • 15th October 2013 - South American Group Qualification finishes
  • 15th - 19th November 2013 - Second legs of African Knock Out matches
  • 15th November 2013 - First legs of European Play Offs & Intercontinental Play Offs (Asia Play off winner v South American 5th place) & (4th Team in North America Qualifying v New Zealand)
  • 19th November 2013 - Second legs of European Play Offs Intercontinental Play Offs (Asia Play off winner v South American 5th place) & (4th Team in North America Qualifying v New Zealand)
  • 6th December 2013 - Draw for World Cup Group Stage
  • 6th June 2014 - World Cupbegins in Brazil
  • 28th June 2014 - Second round of World Cup gets underway
  • 4th & 5th July 2014 - World Cup Quarter Finals
  • 8th & 9th July 2014 - World Cup Semi Finals
  • 13th July 2014 - World Cup Final

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Winners Poll /
Who will win the 2018 World Cup?
Germany
17%
Argentina
11%
Brazil
14%
Spain
3%
France
6%
Belgium
6%
Italy
4%
Netherlands
3%
England
6%
Portugal
8%
Colombia
3%
Other
20%
Total Votes: 218
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