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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.

USA Wins Sixth Gold Cup

On a night when youngster Jordan Morris delivered the winning goal, it was a trio of experienced USMNT players who helped lead the Americans It took a 22-year-old forward to deliver the game-winning goal, but the U.S. national team’s veterans provided the poise and quality when the Americans needed it the most to help them [...]

Summer Games Have Already Kicked Off

These might be the dog days of summer in other sports, but here in the U.S., this is one of the the most exciting times of the year as we have real competition in the Gold Cup underway plus all the big European teams have arrived in the US to begin their pre-season training. 2017 [...]

Mexico Advance In Gold Cup Play

Mexico hung on for a nervy 2-0 victory against already-eliminated Curacao to win Group C in its Gold Cup round-robin finale on Sunday in San Antonio, Texas. Coming off a lackluster 0-0 draw with Jamaica in its second group match, Mexico were in need of a good showing and three points in order to top [...]

Wantaway AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma has faced the backlash of angry supporters during Italy Under 21s’ recent clash with Denmark Under 21s at the European Championships. News spread this week that the 18-year-old stopper would not be signing a new contract at San Siro and would instead be seeking pastures new. Teenager Donnarumma was [...]

After months of speculation, the first official bid for the 2026 World Cup has been unveiled. The United States, Mexico and Canada officially announced on Monday their intention to launch a joint bid for the 2026 World Cup. “This is a milestone day for U.S. Soccer and for CONCACAF,” said U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati. [...]

If ever a quote summed up the malaise at Arsenal FC, it is Theo Walcott’s assertions to England manager Gareth Southgate that he should be in the England squad because he is “one of the leading goalscorers in the league”. Southgate called the Arsenal striker to let him know that he had been left out [...]

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 [...]