1. Picking Argentina's 2018 World Cup Squad After Latest International Games

    For so long, Argentina's squad has promised so much...yet utterly failed to deliver in the moments that mattered most...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 8,247 reads 0 comments

  2. Neymar Tactics Commented on by Brazil Coach Tite After World Cup Qualification

    Brazil coach Tite has revealed that he allows star man Neymar to be isolated and heavily marked as opposition defences open up space for other attackers when they concentrate their efforts on the Barcelona man...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 3 months ago 4,248 reads 0 comments

  3. Picking Spain's 2018 World Cup Squad After Latest International Games

    Spain's international team ruled the world for a period under Luis Aragones and Vicente del Bosque , but the 2010 World Cup winners didn't have such an enjoyable time of things ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 7,270 reads 0 comments

  4. Barcelona Criticise Lionel Messi's 'Unfair' 4-Game Argentina Ban Given by FIFA

    Barcelona have criticised the four-game international ban given to their star forward Lionel Messi , calling the sanction "unfair." The Blaugrana released a statement about the punishment on their official website on Wednesday...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 3 months ago 8,479 reads 0 comments

  5. Picking Germany's 2018 World Cup Squad After Latest International Games

    Germany are well on their way to qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Of course, that was widely considered a fait accompli even before the groups were drawn in July 2015...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 3 months ago 11,009 reads 0 comments

  6. Picking England's 2018 World Cup Squad After Latest International Games

    England's victory over Lithuania on Sunday means the Three Lions are well on track to reach next summer's World Cup in Russia...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 3 months ago 16,223 reads 0 comments

  7. Lionel Messi's 4-Game Ban Called 'Strange' by Argentina Coach Edgardo Bauza

    Argentina manager Edgardo Bauza has criticised the timing of the confirmation of Lionel Messi 's four-game international ban, suggesting it was a "strange" decision to announce it on the day of their game against Bolivia...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 3 months ago 3,393 reads 0 comments

  8. Lionel Messi Suspended 4 Matches After Rant at Official

    Lionel Messi will miss four matches for Argentina, beginning with the team's FIFA World Cup qualifying match with Bolivia on Tuesday after he allegedly abused a match official during the team’s recent 1-0 win over Chile...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 3 months ago 49,149 reads 0 comments

  9. B/R Experts: Big-Game Predictions, March 28-29

    The latest round of international action concludes this week, with a host of friendlies and World Cup qualifiers...

    BR-UK Staff Written by BR-UK Staff about 3 months ago 10,111 reads 0 comments

  10. Bolivia vs. Argentina: World Cup 2018 Qualifying Live Stream, Preview

    Argentina face a difficult trip to Bolivia in CONMEBOL qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday, desperately needing a victory to solidify their top-four place in the standings...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 3 months ago 10,213 reads 0 comments

  11. Brazil vs. Paraguay: World Cup 2018 Qualifying Live Stream, Preview

    Brazil welcome Paraguay in CONMEBOL qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday. They lead the group by seven points...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 3 months ago 9,110 reads 0 comments

  12. Luxembourg vs. France: World Cup 2018 Qualifying Live Stream and Preview

    France will look to consolidate their position atop 2018 FIFA World Cup Group A on Saturday when they face Luxembourg at the Stade Josy Barthel in Luxembourg City...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 3 months ago 4,360 reads 0 comments

  13. B/R Experts: Big-Game Predictions, March 24-26

    With domestic football on a temporary hiatus, our team of experts have the chance to get their teeth into the international programme. We have a mix of international friendlies and World Cup qualifiers on what is sure to be an event-packed weekend...

    BR-UK Staff Written by BR-UK Staff about 3 months ago 2,745 reads 0 comments

  14. Spain vs. Israel: World Cup 2018 Qualifying Live Stream and Preview

    Spain welcome Israel in a UEFA Group G qualifying match for the 2018 FIFA World Cup , as the hosts attempt to maintain their imperious home record at the Estadio El Molinon in Gijon on Friday...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 3 months ago 5,106 reads 0 comments

  15. Belgium vs. Greece: World Cup 2018 Qualifying Live Stream and Preview

    Belgium clash with Greece in UEFA Group H qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, as the top-two teams in the standings battle at the King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels, on Friday...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 3 months ago 7,929 reads 0 comments

  16. Team USA's World Cup Hopes Hang on Bruce Arena Uniting a Divided Squad

    Four months ago, Costa Rica tore apart Jurgen Klinsmann's Team USA 4-0. That ugly defeat cost the coach his job and left the USMNT at the bottom of their six-team 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying group known as "The Hex...

    Noah Davis Written by Noah Davis about 3 months ago 26,300 reads 0 comments

  17. Ranking the Teams Most Likely to Win the 2018 FIFA World Cup

    It's the international break, so let's hit the pause button on what has been three-and-a-half frantic months of club football and turn our attention to the small matter of qualifying ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 months ago 59,395 reads 0 comments

  18. Could President Trump's Policies Derail a U.S. World Cup Bid?

    The 2026 World Cup won't kick off for nearly a decade, but the election of President Donald Trump might've already hurt the chances that it'll be held in the United States. Before November, the U...

    Noah Davis Written by Noah Davis about 4 months ago 26,905 reads 0 comments

  19. La Liga Reportedly Plan Legal Action Against FIFA's World Cup Expansion Decision

    La Liga is reportedly planning to launch legal action against FIFA after Tuesday's announcement that the World Cup will increase from 32 teams to 48 from 2026...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 6 months ago 2,352 reads 5 comments

  20. FIFA Council Unanimously Votes for World Cup Expansion to 48 Teams from 2026

    A motion has been passed to expand the FIFA World Cup from 32 to 48 teams, it was confirmed on Tuesday...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 6 months ago 13,082 reads 46 comments

  21. Gianni Infantino's 48-Team World Cup Will Kill the Essence of the Tournament

    And so here we are, again. You might have thought that we were past all of this. You might have thought that FIFA was ready to smarten up. You might have thought Gianni Infantino was the man to lead that...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 7 months ago 5,290 reads 8 comments

  22. Gianni Infantino Reportedly Backs 48-Team World Cup Featuring 16 Groups of 3

    FIFA president Gianni Infantino is reportedly in favour of changing the format of the World Cup to include 48 teams at some point in the future...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 7 months ago 2,381 reads 15 comments

  23. Looking Beyond Reputation to Aid Lionel Messi May Be Argentina's Salvation

    The overriding reaction in Argentina on Tuesday was one of relief. After four World Cup 2018 qualifiers without a win, the national team's 3-0 victory over Colombia didn ’t ...

    Jonathan Wilson Written by Jonathan Wilson about 7 months ago 8,233 reads 32 comments

  24. U.S. Soccer Needs to Fire Jurgen Klinsmann After Disastrous Start to Hex

    The United States men's national team have officially hit rock bottom. After Tuesday's embarrassing 4-0 loss to Costa Rica, the Yanks sit dead last with zero points in the Hexagonal round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 7 months ago 93,382 reads 172 comments

  25. Costa Rica vs. USA: World Cup 2018 Qualifying Live Stream, Preview

    The United States have the chance to bounce back from their disappointing loss to Mexico on Tuesday, as they take on Costa Rica in their latest FIFA World Cup qualifying match...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 8 months ago 5,820 reads 13 comments