1. Spain's Thiago Alcantara Ready to Emulate His Famous Brazilian Father Mazinho

    It’s one of the most iconic celebrations in football history. Bebeto had just scored Brazil’s second goal in the 3-2 win over the Netherlands at the 1994 World Cup in Dallas...

    Ben Lyttleton Written by Ben Lyttleton about 3 months ago 13,710 reads 16 comments

  2. Italy Ease Past Finland in Final Friendly Test, but Questions Remain

    The Italian national team took the field against Finland for their final friendly before the 2016 European Championship with questions left to answer...

    Sam Lopresti Written by Sam Lopresti about 3 months ago 2,364 reads 13 comments

  3. From Finance to Football: The Long Journey of N Ireland Manager Michael O'Neill

    Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill doesn’t fit the mould of his UEFA European Championship rivals this summer. His nation has no professional league. At O'Neill's disposal are just five Premier League footballers...

    Steve  Brenner Written by Steve Brenner about 3 months ago 616 reads 1 comments

  4. Argentina Ride out Lionel Messi's Absence for Vital Win over Chile

    No Lionel Messi , no problem? Hardly. But tenacious Argentina at least proved that when Leo cannot weave his magic, they still have the ability to grind out big results...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 3 months ago 4,147 reads 11 comments

  5. United States vs. Costa Rica Betting Odds Preview, Copa America Prediction

    The United States will be desperate for a victory to preserve their chances of advancing out of the group stage when they take on Costa Rica on Tuesday night at Soldier Field as -125 ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 3 months ago 2,565 reads 0 comments

  6. A 5-Point Plan to Take France to Euro 2016 Glory

    The 2016 UEFA European Championship gets underway on Friday when hosts France take on Romania at Stade de France in Paris in the opening Group A clash...

    Jonathan Johnson Written by Jonathan Johnson about 3 months ago 7,310 reads 22 comments

  7. Why England Boss Roy Hodgson Must Show Faith in Jamie Vardy and Harry Kane

    One of the disappointments of the 2015-16 Premier League season's evolving title race was that its key runners did not get to face off in the final stretch...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 3 months ago 2,357 reads 10 comments

  8. Aggressive Start Imperative for USMNT in Must-Win Game Against Costa Rica

    The United States men's national team enter Tuesday's clash with Costa Rica in last place of Group A at the Copa America Centenario...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 3 months ago 5,012 reads 5 comments

  9. Is Bastian Schweinsteiger a Help or Hindrance to Germany?

    Bastian Schweinsteiger looked exhausted on Saturday as he spoke to broadcaster ZDF after Germany's 2-0 win over Hungary, in which he returned to action after the knee injury he suffered ahead of a friendly against England back in March ...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 3 months ago 5,680 reads 37 comments

  10. Dunga and Brazil Must Take off Shackles at Copa America in Bid for Identity

    While Wednesday's Copa America group-stage clash with Haiti does not represent a “must-win” fixture in terms of elimination for Brazil, following the Selecao 's slumbering ...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 3 months ago 1,940 reads 10 comments

  11. Euro 2016 Is Cristiano Ronaldo's Best Chance to Strike Gold with Portugal

    For all of his success—three Champions League titles, three Ballon d'Or awards, marketing deals, even more marketing deals—international triumphs have always eluded Cristiano Ronaldo ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 3 months ago 5,393 reads 22 comments

  12. Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe Compared to Hollywood Actors by Iceland's Lars Lagerback

    Lars Lagerback, one of Iceland’s two head coaches, has turned up the heat ahead of his team’s clash with Portugal at the UEFA European Championship next week, stating ...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 3 months ago 11,059 reads 65 comments

  13. Copa America Centenario Is Lionel Messi's Last Great Chance of Argentina Glory

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Time is running out for Lionel Messi . Although the Barcelona and Argentina star is just 28, the Copa America Centenario represents the last great chance he has to win a trophy with his country...

    Rik Sharma Written by Rik Sharma about 3 months ago 9,478 reads 19 comments

  14. Argentina vs. Chile Betting Odds Preview, Copa America Prediction

    Chile escaped with a victory on penalties over Argentina in the final of the 2015 Copa America, but sit as +255 underdogs ahead of their rematch at Levi's Stadium on Monday night...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 3 months ago 5,726 reads 2 comments

  15. England's 2014 World Cup Campaign and How It May Influence Their Euro 2016

    For a couple of moments, England's 2014 World Cup campaign felt not just full of promise but alive . Pre-tournament build-up and anticipation—the kind we are in the midst ...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 3 months ago 5,819 reads 18 comments

  16. Jurgen Klinsmann Needs to Get Best out of Bobby Wood Versus Costa Rica

    A day after losing Friday's opener of the Copa America Centenario to Colombia at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, the United States men's national team were presented with a gift from Costa Rica and Paraguay...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 3 months ago 5,560 reads 35 comments

  17. Mesut Ozil Can Finally Put His Stamp on Germany at Euro 2016

    UEFA Euro 2016 will be Mesut Ozil's fourth major tournament with Germany. Despite his involvement in three largely successful tournaments, including the 2014 FIFA World Cup that brought ...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 3 months ago 12,859 reads 32 comments

  18. Spain Should Test Aduriz and Morata in 2-Striker Systems in Friendly vs. Georgia

    There's something you can do when you have two strikers: play them both. Together. And on Wednesday, that's precisely what Spain manager Vicente del Bosque did...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 3 months ago 2,169 reads 3 comments

  19. Why Mexico Should Be Your Dark Horse for the Copa America Centenario

    On Wednesday night at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Mexico and Chile met for a friendly in their final Copa America warm-up...

    Rik Sharma Written by Rik Sharma about 3 months ago 5,429 reads 34 comments

  20. Can Cristiano Ronaldo Lead Portugal to Euro 2016 Success This Summer?

    It all seemed so easy for Cristiano Ronaldo in the summer of 2004. Twelve years ago, a 19-year-old Ronaldo helped Portugal reach the final of the European Championship...

    Sam Pilger Written by Sam Pilger about 3 months ago 7,751 reads 70 comments

  21. Brazil Struggle for Answers Against Ecuador in Copa America Opener

    For those watching at home, this was somewhat inevitable. As Brazil sleepwalked their way towards a goalless draw with Ecuador in their Copa America opener on Saturday evening, all that was wrong with Dunga and his side was laid bare...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 3 months ago 8,884 reads 48 comments

  22. France's Olivier Giroud Underlines Strong Pre-Euro 2016 Form with Scotland Brace

    UEFA Euro 2016 hosts France continued to warm up for the tournament nicely with a 3-0 friendly win over Scotland on Saturday at Stade Saint-Symphorien...

    Jonathan Johnson Written by Jonathan Johnson about 3 months ago 6,558 reads 26 comments

  23. Hungary Win Shows Toni Kroos Is Germany's Boss but Doesn't Answer All Questions

    Germany won their second and final warm-up match before UEFA Euro 2016 on Saturday, beating Hungary 2-0 at Veltins - Arena in Gelsenkirchen , Germany ...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 3 months ago 13,397 reads 57 comments

  24. James Rodriguez Injury: Updates on Real Madrid Star's Shoulder and Return

    Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez picked up a nasty-looking shoulder injury on June 3 against the USA. However, he has been cleared to return. Continue for updates. Rodriguez Active vs...

    Stuart Newman Written by Stuart Newman about 3 months ago 17,359 reads 14 comments

  25. Alexis vs. Funes Mori and Messi vs. Bravo: 5 Key Clashes in Argentina vs. Chile

    Argentina face Chile on Monday evening in a match fit for a final and a repeat of last year's Copa America decider...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 3 months ago 6,989 reads 38 comments