1. International Football's 10 Most Politically-Charged Football Rivalries

    Tensions are rarely as high, the blood rarely as hot, as when international rivals square off for a game of football. More often than not the on-field result of geopolitics is a terrific, competitive match...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 10 days ago 29,014 reads 81 comments

  2. Kalou Scores Brace, Ivory Coast Lose to Congo

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 10 days ago 27 reads 0 comments

  3. Nigeria Claim First Qualifying Win

    The Super Eagles of Nigeria claimed their first Afcon qualifying win, after they defeated Sudan 3-1 at Abuja National Stadium on Wednesday night...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 11 days ago 198 reads 1 comments

  4. Black Stars Cruise to Victory Past Guinea | Black Stars

    Ghana cemented their place at the top of their group after edging to victory past Guinea on Wednesday in Tamale in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 11 days ago 42 reads 0 comments

  5. Cameroon Ease Past Sierra Leone

    First half goals from Leonard Kweuke and Stephane Mbia handed Cameroon a 2-0 win over Sierra Leone in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Wednesday afternoon...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 11 days ago 24 reads 0 comments

  6. The Face of U.S. Soccer Will Be Decidedly Un-American, If Klinsmann Has His Way

    Jurgen Klinsmann is managing U.S. Soccer like a second-term president. Now past one World Cup cycle that saw him receive a contract extension through the 2018 tournament before ...

    Dan Levy Written by Dan Levy about 11 days ago 246,545 reads 151 comments

  7. Egypt Name XI to Face Botswana

    #Egypt XI v Botswana: El-Shennawy; Fathi, Samir, Naguib, Abdel-Shafy; El-Sulaya, I Salah, El-Nenny; Soliman, M Salah, Amr Gamal...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 11 days ago 9 reads 0 comments

  8. Jones Shows Promise in First USMNT Start at Centerback

    BOCA RATON, Fla. — Jermaine Jones was hesitant. Despite playing centerback previously in his career for both Schalke and Besiktas , he was not entirely sure about doing so on the international level...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 11 days ago 95 reads 0 comments

  9. Nigeria Name XI to Face Sudan

    OFFICIAL: Nigeria XI: 1. Enyeama 17. Onazi, 4. Omeruo 2. Oboabona 13. Oshaniwa; 10. Mikel 12. Akpan 14. Lawal; 7. Musa9. Emenike 5...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 11 days ago 9 reads 0 comments

  10. With Argentina, Gerardo Martino Faces Lionel Messi vs. System Dilemmas Again

    Argentina's superb 4-2 victory over Germany in September was, in many ways, the perfect antidote to a summer of extreme disappointment...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 11 days ago 7,108 reads 22 comments

  11. How Croatia Used Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic in a Midfield Diamond

    An interesting thing happened in Croatia’s Euro 2016 qualifier on Tuesday. Manager Niko Kovac stepped out of his tactical comfort zone for the first time since he took over ...

    Aleksandar Holiga Written by Aleksandar Holiga about 11 days ago 4,733 reads 4 comments

  12. State of Play: Analysis of the Euro 2016 Qualifiers After October Matches

    The 2016 European Championships qualifiers stepped up a notch or two over the past week, as the international break took most teams up to Matchday 3 in their respective groups...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 11 days ago 7,740 reads 9 comments

  13. Live: Cameroon vs. Sierra Leone

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 11 days ago 12 reads 0 comments

  14. Jozy Fired Up to Score in Front of Friends, Family

    BOCA RATON, Fla. – Not only did Jozy Altidore get just his second goal since June in the USMNT's 1-1 draw with Honduras on Tuesday, he got to register a much-needed tally in front of friends and family from South Florida and beyond...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 11 days ago 99 reads 0 comments

  15. VIDEO: RSL's Plata, West Ham's Valencia Each Score Brace for Ecuador

    Fresh off a 1-1 tie against the United States on Friday, Ecuador got back to its winning ways thanks in part to a player who plies his trade in America.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 11 days ago 21 reads 0 comments

  16. Germany vs. Ireland: A Switch to the 4-1-4-1 Almost Wins It for Joachim Low

    Germany were held to a 1-1 draw by the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday, with John O'Shea netting an equaliser for the Irish in the dying moments of the match...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 11 days ago 1,282 reads 3 comments

  17. Lessons Learned from Argentina's October International Friendlies

    Argentina's brief Asian tour has come to an end. A painful reverse at the hands of Brazil in Beijing kicked off the international break for the team directed by Gerardo Martino, ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 11 days ago 1,828 reads 2 comments

  18. Scholes: Wilshere Is Currently England's Best

    I thought Jack Wilshere had two very good games for England over the last week. I would go one step further than that and say that at the moment he is England's best player.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 11 days ago 793 reads 0 comments

  19. Why Thomas Muller Is Under Most Pressure for Germany Following Draw with Ireland

    After Saturday's dismal 2-0 loss to Poland in Warsaw, Germany had a point to prove against Ireland. The World Cup winners met FIFA's 62nd-ranked national side in Gelsenkirchen ...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 11 days ago 3,786 reads 15 comments

  20. Patrick Barclay: Forget the 'Platini-Knocking'

    Football - bloody hell! Sir Alex Ferguson never said three wiser words about a game whose latest mockery of widespread opinion concerns the qualification process for the European Championship in France the summer after next...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 11 days ago 35 reads 0 comments

  21. Why Olivier Giroud Is Under Most Pressure for France Following Win over Armenia

    Arsenal ’s Olivier Giroud must have felt a moment of anguish as Andre-Pierre Gignac inspired France to a 3-0 victory over Armenia on Tuesday night...

    Andrew Gibney Written by Andrew Gibney about 11 days ago 3,723 reads 6 comments

  22. Scotland's Players Have Bought into New Mindset, but They Can't Stop Here

    Participation in the most exciting and keenly contested qualifying section will count for nothing in Scotland if a place at Euro 2016 is not secured by the end of it...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 11 days ago 25 reads 0 comments

  23. Hot Seat Watch for World Football Players, Coaches After Week of October 9-14

    As most of the world prepares to re-focus on domestic action, we take a last look back at the recent international break and cast our eye over those whose performances, decisions or ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 11 days ago 18,417 reads 11 comments

  24. USA vs. Honduras: What Went Right, What Went Wrong for USMNT

    On Tuesday night in Boca Raton , Florida, the United States men's national team tied Honduras 1-1. After going up 1-0 on a 10th-minute goal by Jozy Altidore, the USMNT conceded a late equalizer in the 86th minute to finish with a tie...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 11 days ago 5,269 reads 12 comments

  25. Why David Luiz Is Under Most Pressure for Brazil Following Win over Japan

    He has been a fixture in the Brazil side since the axing of Lucio following a disastrous Copa America in 2011, but David Luiz 's place as a guaranteed starter in the Brazil setup is coming under real threat in these early months under Dunga ...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 11 days ago 3,914 reads 3 comments