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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.

Saul is the new Steven Gerrard, Luis Enrique is an inspired choice as new coach, and bring on next summer’s Final Four. They were some of the reactions to Spain’s 6-0 win over Croatia. The only negative on a night when Croatia had been made to look like minnows was the fact that all this [...]

Scotland Get First Nations League Victory

Scotland got their Nations League campaign off to a winning start with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Albania at Hampden Park. Steven Naismith was guilty of an awful first-half miss but made up for it shortly after half-time when his header went in off Albanian defender Berat Djimsiti. The in-form Hearts striker then added a [...]

Argentina Names Squad For Two Matches In US

Italian-based strikers Lautaro Martinez and Giovanni Simeone are among the 20 new faces in Argentina’s squad for upcoming friendlies against Guatemala and Colombia, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) have announced. Martinez, who joined Inter Milan from Racing earlier this summer, and Simeone, the Spain-born striker who plays for Fiorentina, are included up front alongside Paolo [...]

France Win World Cup

Goals from Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe, as well as a controversial VAR-awarded penalty, helped France beat Croatia 4-2 in an incredible World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday to lift the trophy for the second time in their history. In a match that had a bit of everything, Mario Mandzukic scored the first ever [...]

Argentina Fires Jorge Sampaoli

The Argentina Football Association has finally done what its fans have been clamoring for and fired head coach Jorge Sampaoli following La Albiceleste’s dreadful World Cup campaign. “Today, the Argentine Football Association and the former national team coach, Jorge Sampaoli, have mutually agreed to the termination of their contract,” the AFA stated via their official [...]

Gareth Southgate believes England’s heartbroken players will emerge stronger from Wednesday night’s painful semi-final loss to Croatia. Mario Mandzukic’s extra time goal completed Croatia’s excellent comeback as Zlatko Dalic’s men fought back from Kieran Trippier’s brilliant early free kick to book their place in the World Cup final on Sunday. Southgate’s side have exceeded expectations [...]

Spain And Croatia Up Next For England

England’s adventure in Russia may be over, but the nation has fallen back in love with its football team and is eager to see where Gareth Southgate takes this young and exciting squad next. The Three Lions went to the World Cup expecting little from themselves, but will come home as heroes after battling their [...]

Is Football Coming Home?

Gareth Southgate told England’s young World Cup stars to grab their chance at glory after reaching the semi-finals for the first time since 1990. England followed their gritty display against Colombia with a comfortable 2-0 quarter-final win over Sweden today. They will meet Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday. Headers from Harry Maguire and [...]

Brazil came to Russia with a strong team, a well-liked coach and a great star. They were the fans and pundits favorite to life the trophy and end their World Cup title drought. But again the five-time world champions are leaving empty handed, knocked out in the quarter-finals to Belgium. It was a bad blow [...]

Mexico fell 2-0 to Brazil on Monday, marking the seventh straight time that El Tri has failed to reach the quarterfinals — or the fifth game — at soccer’s premier tournament. Mexico last made it that far in 1986, when the nation hosted the World Cup. This wasn’t to be the year El Tri broke [...]