1. Paul Pogba: The Story Behind the Juventus Dynamo's Ballon D'Or Nomination

    The recent announcement of the 23-man short-list for the Balon d'Or contained a player who many are talking about as being the biggest thing in French football since Zinedine Zidane, the boy who got away from Manchester United ...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 1 month ago 386 reads 0 comments

  2. France End Positive Year on High Note After Slipping Past Sweden

    12 months ago, France ended a negative 2013 on the highest note possible. After reaching their nadir with a 2-0 defeat in the first leg of their 2014 FIFA World Cup play-off to Ukraine ...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 1 month ago 56 reads 0 comments

  3. Mali Beat Algeria, Both Teams Through

    Algeria have lost 2-0 to Mali away in Bamako, but still ended top of Group B with 15 points as both teams go through to Equatorial Guinea 2015.....

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 1 month ago 21 reads 0 comments

  4. Cameroon, Ivory Coast Mail It in During Injury Time with Qualification in Hand

    At least pretend like you still want to score, Cameroon and Ivory Coast. Ivory Coast only needed one point to qualify for the African Cup of Nations finals against already-qualified ...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 1 month ago 3,739 reads 0 comments

  5. Ghana 3-1 Togo: Black Stars Qualify for Afcon 2015

    The Black Stars have qualified for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations after beating eastern neighbours Togo in Tamale in midweek Two goals in the space of three first half minutes from ...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 1 month ago 47 reads 0 comments

  6. Wayne Rooney: Why He May Never Be Considered England's Greatest-Ever Player

    It was inevitable the moment the game ended. Wayne Rooney ’s brace against historic rivals Scotland in their own backyard put him just three goals behind Sir Bobby Charlton’s all-time England goal-scoring record...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 1,534 reads 8 comments

  7. Romario: Neymar Can Be Bigger Than Lionel Messi

    Aged just 22, Neymar has already accomplished a great many things for Brazil. The Barcelona superstar is on a staggering goalscoring trajectory for his country, having scored 42 times for the Selecao ...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 1 month ago 5,793 reads 69 comments

  8. Conte: Italian Football Dying Out

    Italian football is in danger of "dying out" because of a lack of quality young players, says the national team's manager Antonio Conte...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 1 month ago 682 reads 0 comments

  9. Wakaso Mubarak Scores Incredible Goal from Distance for Ghana Against Togo

    Ghana surged to an early 2-0 lead in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Togo on Wednesday. But it was Wakaso Mubarak who supplied the fireworks for Ghana's effort, hitting an incredible goal from Roberto Carlos-like range...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 1 month ago 4,604 reads 1 comments

  10. Portugal vs. Argentina: Tactical Review of International Friendly

    Portugal beat Argentina in one of the most tactically cautious friendlies of recent times on Tuesday evening, with left-back Raphael Guerreiro scoring the winner at the death. Let's take a look at how this one played out...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 3,170 reads 8 comments

  11. Why Antonio Rudiger Should Become a Germany Regular After Win in Spain

    Germany were somewhat fortunate to overcome Spain in Vigo on Tuesday night, with a late 1-0 win, when a stripped squad faced off against the best that the Spanish U23s could offer...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 1 month ago 2,108 reads 5 comments

  12. Live: DR Congo vs. Sierra Leone

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  13. Why Wayne Rooney Can't Be an England Legend Even If He Breaks Goalscoring Record

    Wayne Rooney scored three more goals for England in their two matches over the final international break of the calendar year, taking himself to 46 goals at that level all told—just three shy of the record held by Bobby Charlton...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 3,092 reads 27 comments

  14. Live: Ivory Coast vs. Cameroon

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  15. Listen up Jack Wilshere!

    Gary Neville, the England assistant coach, does not like players wearing earphones before the start of a match it seems.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 1 month ago 478 reads 0 comments

  16. Why Stewart Downing Should Be Axed for England Following Win over Scotland

    England produced another encouraging away win under Roy Hodgson, stalling Scotland's strong recent revival with a convincing 3-1 win at Celtic Park...

    Matt Cheetham Written by Matt Cheetham about 1 month ago 1,852 reads 3 comments

  17. Why Chris Wondolowski Should Be Axed for USMNT Following Loss to Ireland

    Match sheets are usually too limited by their silence to tell the whole story of a moment, but Tuesday night's recitation of Republic of Ireland 4-1 United States contained one fairly telling piece of information...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 1 month ago 6,522 reads 27 comments

  18. Germany U20 Keeper Marvin Schwabe Has Clearly Been Learning from Manuel Neuer

    Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer has often seemed like an outfield player trapped inside the body of a goalkeeper. It now seems like the next generation of German goalkeepers are following his lead by impressing with their feet as well as their hands...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 1 month ago 6,292 reads 5 comments

  19. Wayne Rooney: Our Quality Shone Through in the End

    Wayne Rooney says England's victory in Scotland was down to hard work and quality, as they stretched their perfect start to the season.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 1 month ago 48 reads 0 comments

  20. Why Higuain Is Under Most Pressure for Argentina Following Loss to Portugal

    The underwhelmed Old Trafford crowd will not be the first or the last to see a team come out on top after having been comprehensively outplayed for large spells of a game...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 1 month ago 2,193 reads 6 comments

  21. Hot-Seat Watch for World Football Players, Coaches After International Break

    International week is done and dusted and as players prepare to return to their domestic clubs, we take stock of the fallout from the latest batch of friendlies and competitive matches between nations...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 19,646 reads 3 comments

  22. Why Layvin Kurzawa Should Start for France Following Win with Sweden

    In the games against both Albania and Sweden, AS Monaco left-back Layvin Kurzawa was a standout performer for Les Bleus as he made his full international debut...

    Andrew Gibney Written by Andrew Gibney about 1 month ago 792 reads 2 comments

  23. USMNT: Breaking Down the Reasons for 4-1 Defeat to Ireland

    On Tuesday night, in Dublin, Ireland, the United States men's national team was drubbed 4-1 in its final international game of 2014...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 month ago 4,426 reads 15 comments

  24. Mario Balotelli Slammed by Antonio Conte, Liverpool Star's Italy Future in Doubt

    Mario Balotelli is a lost cause to the Italian national team after Azzurri manager Antonio Conte insisted he hasn't got time to shepherd the striker into realising his potential...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 1 month ago 19,148 reads 31 comments

  25. England Announce France and Germany Friendlies, Spain and Netherlands Planned

    The Football Association announced on Wednesday England will take on hosts France and world champions Germany in two friendlies in the build-up to Euro 2016, with plans also in store to play Spain and the Netherlands...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 1 month ago 2,652 reads 2 comments