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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.

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has confirmed he will not play again for the Spanish national team despite his former Barca coach Luis Enrique being appointed as coach. Pique declared his intention to quit international football after the 2018 World Cup following a World Cup qualifier against Albania in October 2016, saying he was tired of [...]

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 [...]

Stunning revelations from Angel Di Maria, that his then club Real Madrid forced him not to play for his country against Germany in the 2014 World Cup Final. The winger was injured in the quarter-finals of the competition but had been having injections in his leg in order to play through the pain. Real Madrid [...]

The U.S. Soccer Federation has announced a six-game series of high profile friendlies that will take place later this year. Called The “Kickoff Series” it will begin on Sept. 7 with a match against five-time World Cup champion Brazil at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. That will be followed by a game four [...]