1. FIFA 15: Key Features and Takeaways from EA Sports' Latest Release

    Unlike EA Sports' Madden series, which has been a constantly steady performer for years because the NFL is a machine, the FIFA series needed time to grow...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 months ago 5,300 reads 4 comments

  2. Top 5 Foreign Prospects for the USMNT

    If you can’t beat 'em… get them to join you. International recruits have been integral to the United States men’s national team since Jurgen Klinsmann took over in 2011...

    Dennis Doyle Written by Dennis Doyle about 3 months ago 2,902 reads 4 comments

  3. Grant Wahl: '1 Percent Chance US Hosts World Cup in 2022' Despite FIFA Reports

    The latest reports from FIFA , and in particular the comments made by FIFA Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger , do not bode well for Qatar retaining 2022 World Cup rights...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 months ago 12,084 reads 43 comments

  4. Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup May Yet Clash with Winter Olympics

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 4 months ago 526 reads 0 comments

  5. Criticism of Wayne Rooney Just as Damaging to England as Culture of Blind Faith

    The England national team has always seemed to go about its business in spite of speculation; perpetually flattering to deceive in every major tournament no matter how inevitably great the expectations...

    Ollie Scrimgeour Written by Ollie Scrimgeour about 4 months ago 827 reads 0 comments

  6. How Italy vs. Netherlands Reflected Well on Van Gaal's World Cup Performance

    It was supposed to be the beginning of an exciting new era for the Dutch national team. In reality, though, it was anything but a dream start...

    Elko Born Written by Elko Born about 4 months ago 3,282 reads 5 comments

  7. Germany vs. Argentina: Winners and Losers from International Friendly

    Germany hosted Argentina in a repeat of the 2014 World Cup Final. Just 52 days on from the "Magic of the Maracana " the home fans paid tribute to the World Cup winning heroes...

    Mark Lovell Written by Mark Lovell about 4 months ago 7,587 reads 30 comments

  8. Road to Russia 2018: What to Expect from the USMNT's 4 Friendlies to End 2014

    After charting a bright future in Brazil, the United States men’s national team kicks off a new era en route to Russia 2018 with a slate of international friendlies. The U.S...

    Dennis Doyle Written by Dennis Doyle about 4 months ago 371 reads 0 comments

  9. Key Battles That Will Shape Germany's Clash with Argentina

    Germany take on Argentina in a repeat of the 2014 World Cup Final. Wednesday's clash is just 52 days after the "Magic of the Maracana." A lot has happened since the Germans lifted the World Cup...

    Mark Lovell Written by Mark Lovell about 4 months ago 1,642 reads 0 comments

  10. 10 Great Midfield Maestros in Netherlands History

    From Wesley Sneijder to Edgar Davids and Willem van Hanegem ; throughout time, the Netherlands have had some fantastic midfield maestros in their squads. Here, we look at the 10 greatest to wear the Oranje shirt...

    Elko Born Written by Elko Born about 4 months ago 4,946 reads 13 comments

  11. How the World Cup Forced Louis Van Gaal to Evolve as a Manager

    The idea of “Total Football,” that ingenious and almost artful style of play developed in the Netherlands in the 1970s, is often associated with freedom and fluidity...

    Elko Born Written by Elko Born about 4 months ago 4,132 reads 2 comments

  12. Colombian Man Sues FIFA for €1B over Refereeing Decisions at 2014 World Cup

    Blaming the referee for the fate of your football team is something every fan has done at one time or another, but one man in Colombia has moved things up a notch and begun a lawsuit against FIFA worth £800 million (€1 billion)...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 4 months ago 2,044 reads 1 comments

  13. How Louis van Gaal's Legacy Will Affect New Netherlands Boss Guus Hiddink

    You would think the Netherlands’ successful campaign at the World Cup in Brazil made the Dutch happy. But in truth, only about half of the Oranje fans were happy with their team’s third-place finish...

    Elko Born Written by Elko Born about 4 months ago 3,601 reads 4 comments

  14. FIFA Reportedly Sued for a Billion Euros over Refereeing Decisions

    People take the World Cup very seriously. Some take it so seriously that they'll sue the sport's governing body £800 million, which amounts to nearly €1 billion...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 7,861 reads 15 comments

  15. Camilo Zuniga's World Cup Shirt from Night He Broke Neymar's Back Up for Auction

    Neymar's broken back was one of the 2014 World Cup's most dramatic and remarkable stories—and it now appears that the shirt worn by the Colombian who inflicted that injury, Camilo Zuniga, is available via auction...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 4 months ago 21,009 reads 14 comments

  16. James Rodriguez Receives His 2014 World Cup Golden Boot Trophy

    James Rodriguez has finally picked up his Golden Boot award after he was confirmed as the top scorer at the 2014 World Cup...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 5 months ago 31,098 reads 30 comments

  17. Neymar Caps 'Killed' Bernard and Brazil in World Cup Semi-Final, Says New Chief

    Brazil's cap tribute to Neymar ahead of the 2014 World Cup semi-final "killed" the man who replaced him, Bernard, and the team as a whole...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 5 months ago 17,187 reads 24 comments

  18. Why are Manchester United Supporters so Unenthused by Edinson Cavani?

    Daniel Taylor of The Guardian reported as far back as April that Manchester United were interested in securing the "marquee" signing of PSG's Edinson Cavani following reports ...

    Chris Winterburn Written by Chris Winterburn about 5 months ago 3,572 reads 9 comments

  19. Kevin Grosskreutz Gets 2014 World Cup Win Tattoo, Didn't Play a Minute

    Kevin Grosskreutz is busy building a tattoo trophy cabinet on his back, and he has added the 2014 World Cup to his collection...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 5 months ago 24,690 reads 34 comments

  20. Biggest Remaining Transfer Requirements for Top 10 Bundesliga Teams

    We look at the top 10 Bundesliga clubs from last season, and what dealings the German elite are pondering with the 31st August transfer deadline looming...

    Mark Lovell Written by Mark Lovell about 5 months ago 16,786 reads 35 comments

  21. FIFA Will Not Strip Russia of 2018 World Cup

    It shouldn't come as a big surprise, but FIFA announced on Friday that they will not take the 2018 World Cup away from Russia, despite a strong outcry against the nation from all across the globe...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 5 months ago 629 reads 0 comments

  22. Ranking the Top-10 Dutchmen on All-Time World Cup Impact

    With the World Cup in Brazil well and truly behind us, it won't be too long until a brand new season of football starts...

    Elko Born Written by Elko Born about 5 months ago 2,391 reads 4 comments

  23. What Each Major European Club Will Have Learned from the World Cup

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup might be over and finished with, but the lessons and the conclusions that fans, players and clubs can draw from the tournament will go on for a while yet...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 5 months ago 121,954 reads 182 comments

  24. Relative Age Effect and How It Applied to the US Performance at the World Cup

    Football is a sport that spans cultures around the world, one that transcends conflicts, one that anyone, in some form or another, can play. But the beautiful game is not an equal-opportunity sport, at least not at the highest level...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 5 months ago 9,714 reads 11 comments

  25. FIFA Announces 2014 World Cup 'Dream Team' as Voted On by Fans

    The results are in, and the FIFA World Cup "Dream Team" has been revealed. As you'd expect for a contest voted on by fans, the list features a whole lot of star power...

    BR-UK Staff Written by BR-UK Staff about 5 months ago 33,861 reads 130 comments