1. Germany vs. Argentina Betting: 5 Reasons Germans Will Take Home the Trophy

    Germany crushed Brazil in the semifinals 7-1 and they come into this final full of confidence but not over-confident. They have looked great all over the pitch in the knockout-stage matches and they are the World Cup betting favorite in this finals...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 17 days ago 4,238 reads 1 comments

  2. Can MLS Develop USMNT Players Capable of Making a Deep World Cup Run?

    As exciting as the 2014 World Cup was for United States's national team fans, the harsh reality is that the team advanced no further than it did in 2010...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 17 days ago 2,449 reads 7 comments

  3. Stat Preview: Brazil vs Holland

    As the World Cup draws to a close, we can all safely say that this tournament has been one of the most enthralling spectacles in modern football...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 17 days ago 548 reads 0 comments

  4. Debate: Should Brazil Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari Resign After World Cup Play-Off?

    Brazil will bring their World Cup to a close on Saturday night when they line up against the Netherlands in the third-place play-off final...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 17 days ago 164 reads 0 comments

  5. Germany's Purpose-Built Training Camp Provides an Edge

    Coach Joachim Low and general manager Oliver Bierhoff are full of praise for the Campo Bahia resort, where Germany have built team spirit for the World Cup final.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 17 days ago 484 reads 0 comments

  6. Lifting World Cup Would Enhance Philipp Lahm's Legacy More Than Lionel Messi's

    Much of football's enduring popularity lies in its innate simplicity. Much of football is about glory. Inevitably, the glory lies in winning. Winning, unless penalties become involved, is about scoring the most goals...

    Alex Dimond Written by Alex Dimond about 17 days ago 9,334 reads 32 comments

  7. What Can Argentina Learn from 2006 and 2010 World Cup Defeats to Germany?

    The experience of being knocked out of the last two World Cups by Germany should work in Argentina's favour when they take on the Europeans once again in Sunday's final...

    Dan Colasimone Written by Dan Colasimone about 18 days ago 10,849 reads 71 comments

  8. Muller: I've Never Lost a Game to Messi Yet

    Germany forward Thomas Muller has never lost against a team including Lionel Messi, and doesn't plan on bucking that trend when he faces Argentina in the World Cup final on Sunday...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 18 days ago 1,544 reads 8 comments

  9. Interview with Julian Green

    Julian Green has returned to Munich from the World Cup after a stunning debut on the global footballing stage...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 18 days ago 801 reads 1 comments

  10. Pride a Motivator for Fallen Brazil

    Louis van Gaal said it on Wednesday and Luiz Felipe Scolari mentioned something along the same lines while working with Portugal at the 2006 World Cup. The 3rd place playoff is a drag...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 18 days ago 462 reads 0 comments

  11. Depay, Pogba and Varane Make Up Best Young Player Shortlist

    FIFA's Technical Study Group (TSG) today released the shortlist for the Hyundai Best Young Player Award, featuring three up-and-coming performers that have starred at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 18 days ago 1,200 reads 1 comments

  12. Pogba, Varane and Depay Up for Best Young Player

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 18 days ago 70 reads 0 comments

  13. DeAndre Yedlin Impresses in Return to Seattle Sounders

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 18 days ago 468 reads 0 comments

  14. Clint Dempsey Thinks Tim Howard 'Has a Screw Loose'

    After Germany beat Brazil in an embarrassing fashion in the semifinal by five more goals than they beat the U.S., quick reaction from a few American fans was that if Brazil had lost by so much more than were the Americans better than we all thought?...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 18 days ago 1,437 reads 1 comments

  15. Brazil vs. Netherlands Betting Odds, World Cup Prediction, Match Preview

    Ask any sports handicapper worth his salt, and he’ll tell you that motivation is the most important factor to picking a winner in a meaningless game...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 18 days ago 16,838 reads 4 comments

  16. Enzo Perez Argentina Selection Is Unlikely Tactical Masterstroke from Sabella

    Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella cuts a curious figure from the sidelines as his nation plays. He certainly will not go down as one of the most dashing or aggressive figures ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 18 days ago 3,147 reads 2 comments

  17. David Luiz Gets Adorable Letter from Brazilian Kid: 'You Are My Champion'

    David Luiz has revealed a letter sent to him by a young fan that helped him recover after the crushing 7-1 defeat Brazil suffered to Germany in the World Cup semi-final...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 18 days ago 13,001 reads 11 comments

  18. 2014 World Cup XI of the Biggest Scapegoats of the Finals

    With just the final two matches of the 2014 FIFA World Cup left to play, 30 teams have seen their hopes of lifting the trophy extinguished in a variety of manners along the way...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 18 days ago 6,514 reads 35 comments

  19. US World Cup Heroes to Face Irish

    IRELAND will host the United States in a friendly on November 18 fresh from Jurgen Klinsmann's side's heroics at the World Cup...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 18 days ago 1,134 reads 0 comments

  20. Image: Klinsmann Supports Home Country

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  21. Global Media Rate 'positive' Socceroos

    ​A media study has shown the Socceroos were perceived positively during their Brazil 2014 campaign, in stark contrast to some other AFC nations.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 18 days ago 64 reads 0 comments

  22. Why Croatia Must Continue to Build Their Team Around Luka Modric

    The 2014 World Cup once again offered a well-known story for Croatia that, in a way, has become a pattern for the Vatreni ...

    Sasa Ibrulj Written by Sasa Ibrulj about 18 days ago 1,219 reads 1 comments

  23. How Brazil Can Rebuild for Future Starting with 3rd-Place Game vs. Netherlands

    Cataclysmic, seismic, ground-breaking. Scarring, humiliating, traumatising. Pick whichever enforcing words you wish, the outcome is the same: The World Cup semi-final defeat to ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 18 days ago 5,035 reads 5 comments

  24. Why Sunday May Be Lahm and Schweinsteiger's Last Chance for World Cup Glory

    When Germany finished third at the 2006 World Cup, it was considered a huge achievement, one that revealed the promise the Nationalmannschaft had in a young generation of stars including ...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 18 days ago 8,524 reads 30 comments

  25. Do Argentina Need to Be More Offensive to Win the World Cup?

    While Germany received plenty of acclaim, congratulations and, to an extent, awe for the manner of their progress to the World Cup final, rivals Argentina were somewhat less on the ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 18 days ago 1,621 reads 10 comments