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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.

For the first time since the 1990 FIFA World Cup, Argentina have not won their opening match at a FIFA World Cup. Argentina were left to rue a missed Lionel Messi penalty and a decision not to award them a second penalty, despite the use of VAR at this year’s World Cup, as they were [...]

Hierro defends under-fire De Gea

Spain boss Fernando Hierro has leapt to the defence of goalkeeper David de Gea after his gift for Cristiano Ronaldo during Spain’s 3-3 draw with Portugal on Friday. “We won’t abandon any of our family.” “We have to be very proud of the kids, they showed commitment,” said La Roja’s new boss after they kicked [...]

There was no lull in the mud-slinging between the Spanish national team and Real Madrid as the club’s president Florentino Perez labelled the decision to sack Julen Lopetegui ‘absurd’. Spain kick-off their World Cup on Friday against Portugal but there was no amnesty, with Perez defending his club’s decision to poach the national team boss [...]

Stunning news from the Spain camp ahead of the World Cup where Julen Lopetegui has been sacked as Spain boss on the eve of the World Cup after Spanish FA chiefs were left furious following his announcement as Real Madrid boss. Spain hastily called a press conference as reports emanated that the head of the [...]

The World Cup Is Returning To America

The World Cup is returning to North America for the first time since 1195 after FIFA announced that the U.S., Canada and Mexico will jointly host the 2026 World Cup. The U.S.will host 60 out of the 80 games in 2026, when 16 teams will be added to the finals, leaving Canada and Mexico with [...]

Are we gear up for this summer’s World Cup in Russia, one the favorites are Brazil, and it looks like Brazil coach Tite is thinking of an attacking trip of Willian, Neymar and Gabriel Jesus in what might be the best attacking force in world football. Willian played with the two star strikers for about [...]

England To Take Kids To Russia

Maybe is looking to build on the success of England’s under-19 and under-21 sides last summer, but Gareth Southgate raised a couple of eyebrows when he named England’s least-experienced 23-man squad to go to a World Cup since 1962, with the group averaging just 19 caps per player. It is certainly a nod to the [...]

Despite is being a World Cup year, it looks like some of the biggest clubs in the world are heading to the United States to play exhibition matches this summer. The Premier League’s “Big Six” of Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea will all be making the trip. They’ll be joined by [...]

Ryan Giggs Expected To Be Named Wales Manager

Ryan Giggs is set to be named the new Wales manager on a four-year contract. The Football Association of Wales has called a news conference for Monday afternoon in Cardiff, where the former Manchester United winger is expected to be unveiled. Provided there is no late hitch, Giggs will be announced as the successor to [...]

FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio says that the top choices for the Italy managerial role are Carlo Ancelotti, Antonio Conte, Max Allegri, Claudio Ranieri and Roberto Mancini. The Azzurri missed out on the World Cup for the first time since 1958 after a 1-0 aggregate play-off defeat to Sweden. A defeat which cost Giampiero Ventura his [...]