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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.

Big Sam Fired By England

England manager Sam Allardyce is sensationally out of a job after being fired by the Football Association for ‘inappropriate’ conduct and a ‘serious error of judgment’ Big Sam lasted only 67 days as England boss after being the target of an embarrassing Daily Telegraph sting. The Daily Telegraph film of Allardyce advising undercover reporters, who [...]

USA To Open Hexagonal At Home Against Mexico

he U.S. national team will open the final round of World Cup qualifying against Mexico on Nov. 11 after defeating Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday to win Group C. The U.S. national team will host rival Mexico on Nov. 11 to kick off CONCACAF's final stage of World Cup qualifying. That matchup was set Tuesday [...]

Scotland Go Top Of Group In World Cup Qualifying

Surprise starter Chris Martin and substitute Steven Fletcher were also on target as Gordon Strachan's men boosted Robert Snodgrass scored a hat-trick as Scotland got their World Cup qualifying campaign off to a flying start with a 5-1 victory in Malta. The margin of victory, against the whipping boys in Group F, means that for [...]

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 [...]

We have a bog week ahead in The International Champions Cup, with the headline matches being Chelsea v Real Madrid in the Big House in Michigan where close to 100,000 tickets have been sold followed Real Madrid versus Bayern Munich on August 3 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J, where incoming Bayern Munich manager [...]

Not a surprise to hear that Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has resigned following eight years in charge after the country's poor performance at Euro 2016. Spain's reign as European champions came to an end in Paris after 2,920 days when they were soundly beaten 2-0 by Italy in the Round of 16. The defeat [...]

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 [...]

So much for Federations not putting much importance on the Copa America results. Just two days after seeing his side losing 1-0 to Peru, Dunga has been sacked as the Brazil manager, a result that saw the Samba Boys fail to reach the knockout phase for the first time since 1987. Dunga, who was sacked [...]

Mexico and Venezuela played out a very entertaining game in Houston, with La Vinotinto taking an early lead courtesy of Jose Velazquez’s acrobatic volley from a set-piece. Content to then sit on their lead, the Venezuelans sought to hit on the break with their speedy forwards, who lacked the precision to extend the lead. Sticking [...]