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The World Cup

The 2010 World Cup in South Africa is over and now we can turn our attention to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. We will cover everything from the qualifying games to the World Cup Final.

The list of sides competing in this summer's International Champions Cup is slowly trickling out. The latest side to announce is Spanish giants Real Madrid, who will be based in the Orlando area and play at least once game at the Camping World Stadium in 2017. We are also starting to see club teams announce [...]

USA v Honduras In San Jose

The US Soccer Federation has surprisingly selected Avaya Stadium, home of MLS clubs San Jose Earthquakes, for their must-win World Cup qualifier against Honduras on Friday, March 24. It has been years since the USA has played such an important home game in a stadium as small as the Avaya Stadium, which has a capacity [...]

FIFA Approves 48 Team World Cup

The FIFA Council has rubber-stamped plans to expand the World Cup in 2026 to 48 teams, adding 16 nations. This is the first time since the 1998 World Cup that changes have been made to the makeup of the tournament, with the 2026 competition set to feature 16 groups of three. FIFA President Gianni Infantino's [...]

USMNT: In Bruce We Trust

As expected US Soccer has named Bruce Arena as the new national team boss, replacing the fired Jurgen Klinsmann. Arena is the best American coach ever and the 65-year-old former LA Galaxy coach knows what he is getting himself into as he has already been through two World Cup cycles as coach of the U.S. [...]

Scottish FA Decide To Keep Strachan

Despite a poor start to World Cup qualifying the Scottish FA have decided not to fire manager Gordon Strachan, partly because there is no better Scottish option available. After four qualifying games, Scotland find themselves second bottom of their group with four points, six points behind group leaders England and four points behind second place [...]

England Announce Friendly Against Germany

England will play a friendly against reigning world champions Germany next year, a country that has surprisingly lost in three of their last five matches at home to England. Next year’s friendly will take place at Borussia Dortmund’s iconic Signal Iduna Park on 22 March, where England will be hopeful of repeating the 3-2 win [...]

Juan Mata, Iker Casillas and Cesc Fabregas have all been dropped bySpain head coach Julen Lopetegui as he named his squad for two upcoming World Cup qualifiers. Manchester United's Mata has been impressing on the domestic front this term but has not done enough to win a place in the 23-man party, which includes Chelsea's [...]

Argentina beat Uruguay 1-0 in their World Cup qualifier in Mendoza last night, with Leo Messi scoring the winner. It was Messi’s first game back with Argentina after he infamously announced he was retiring from international football in the wake of Argentina’s Copa America final defeat to Chile this summer. Having lost three finals with [...]

Roy Hodgson has resigned as England manager after his side's 2-1 defeat by Iceland saw them knocked out of Euro 2016. The 68-year-old had been in charge for four years after replacing Italian Fabio Capello won 33 of his 56 games in charge of the Three Lions. But critically he won just three of 11 [...]

Conte Masterpiece Sees Italy Beat Spain

Goals in either half from Giorgio Chiellini and Graziano Pelle were enough to see Italy knock out holders Spain of Euro 2016, setting up a quarter-final tie with world champions Germany. This was a tactical masterpiece from new Chelsea boss Antonio Conte as Italy totally dominated the defending champions and if it was not for [...]