1. Hidden Costs Hurting US Soccer

    Every four years, some Olympic sport captures the imagination of America's children and undergoes an immediate upsurge in numbers.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 10 days ago 1,330 reads 3 comments

  2. 5 Defining Moments in Italy's 2014 World Cup Campaign

    Much like four years ago, Italy’s World Cup campaign ended in a humiliating exit, unable to secure progression from the group stage...

    Adam Digby Written by Adam Digby about 10 days ago 2,187 reads 10 comments

  3. Ghana to Have Pre-World Cup Contracts

    Ghana will have contracts with players at future international tournaments to avoid the problems encountered at the 2014 World Cup over bonus payments.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 10 days ago 67 reads 0 comments

  4. 5 Key Decisions for Portugal Ahead of Euro 2016 Qualification

    The dust is still to settle on the catastrophe that was Portugal's trip to Brazil. With high expectations come big disappointments, and the supporters are far from pleased with the team's performance at the 2014 World Cup...

    Paul Wilkes Written by Paul Wilkes about 10 days ago 686 reads 1 comments

  5. Colombian President Declares Public Holiday for Brazil Match

    President Juan Manuel Santos decreed Friday afternoon as a "civic day," freeing all public employees to watch the Colombia vs. Brazil quarterfinals match.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 10 days ago 202 reads 0 comments

  6. Brazil vs. Colombia: Form Guide, Live Stream and Prediction for 2014 World Cup

    World Cup 2014 hosts Brazil’s stuttering journey continues on Friday with an all-South American showdown against Colombia in Fortaleza...

    Stuart Newman Written by Stuart Newman about 10 days ago 17,810 reads 10 comments

  7. 10 Defining Moments in England's 2014 World Cup Campaign

    It's been over a week since Roy Hodgson and his players returned to England after their World Cup ended prematurely...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 10 days ago 363 reads 1 comments

  8. Louis Van Gaal Cares Only About Winning, Not About Dutch Ideology

    The World Cup has highlighted the ability of an older, wiser Holland manager to compromise on principles to the team's benefit. Manchester United fans (and suits) will be encouraged...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 10 days ago 29 reads 0 comments

  9. Germany Must Put Philipp Lahm Back in Defence If They Want to Beat France

    Tactical decisions could be the key when Germany meet France in the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Friday. If Germany want to win, Joachim Low has to sort out his midfield...

    Dietmar Hamann Written by Dietmar Hamann about 10 days ago 15,715 reads 73 comments

  10. 5 Players Croatia Must Call Up Ahead of Euro 2016 Qualifiers

    The World Cup may be over for Croatia, but the talks about the future of the team have already started. Some of the players, like Ognjen Vukojevic , have already announced their ...

    Sasa Ibrulj Written by Sasa Ibrulj about 10 days ago 1,372 reads 1 comments

  11. Van Gaal Cares Only About Winning, Not Ideology

    In the late 1980s two young coaches on opposite sides of the world came up with similar ideas about how football should be played...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 10 days ago 911 reads 0 comments

  12. Lionel Messi Heading for Argentina World Cup Catastrophe, Fears Diego Maradona

    If Lionel Messi doesn 't receive greater support from his teammates, he will be blamed for Argentina's inevitable World Cup failure, according to Diego Maradona ...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 10 days ago 38,079 reads 124 comments

  13. Cuadrado's Beautiful Art of Deception

    On the beach of Necoclí, Colombia, by the Caribbean Sea, a boy kicks and chases after a football on the sand. He runs up and down, dribbling in and out of the driftwood that has washed ashore...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 10 days ago 275 reads 0 comments

  14. Neymar Risks FIFA World Cup Headphones Punishment Ahead of Brazil vs. Colombia

    Neymar has put himself at the risk of punishment by FIFA after wearing a pair of Beats by Dre headphones—a brand banned from the World Cup due to the governing body's deal with Sony—during a press conference in Brazil...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 10 days ago 39,717 reads 31 comments

  15. Stat Preview: Brazil vs Colombia

    It's getting into the business end of the World Cup, with the tournament now into the quarter-final stage. All eight group winners made it through their last 16 contests, the first time this has happened in the history of the World Cup...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 10 days ago 884 reads 1 comments

  16. Stat Preview: France vs Germany

    On the fourth of July, France and Germany face off in a duel of European heavyweights at the Estádio Maracanã...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 10 days ago 355 reads 0 comments

  17. GFA Will Cooperate with World Cup Inquest

    The Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi says the sport body will be ready to cooperate with any committee of inquiry into happenings at the World Cup.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 10 days ago 40 reads 0 comments

  18. 5 Players Mexico Need to Call Up for Copa America Campaign

    It's time for Mexico to think of the future, both in terms of tournaments and players who could make the next World Cup, and the 2015 Copa America is the perfect way to kick this off...

    Karla Villegas Gama Written by Karla Villegas Gama about 10 days ago 13,105 reads 64 comments

  19. 5 Players Mexico Need to Axe Following 2014 World Cup Campaign

    Miguel Herrera managed to turn around a team that had had its worse World Cup qualifying process in 32 years. Despite the good results in Brazil 2014, there are several players who should leave the team, either for their performance or their age...

    Karla Villegas Gama Written by Karla Villegas Gama about 10 days ago 9,352 reads 43 comments

  20. Criticism of Jurgen Klinsmann Largely Unfair After USMNT World Cup Run

    When U.S. Soccer hired Jurgen Klinsmann to revamp the United States men's national team after the 2011 Gold Cup, I was a fan of the move. However, to call me a sycophant of the German native would be well wide of the mark...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 10 days ago 99,991 reads 198 comments

  21. Grading the USA Players on Their 2014 World Cup Performances

    During the terrific run in Brazil for the United States men's national team, plenty of players put in stellar performances on the pitch. Other players did the opposite and failed to live up to expectations, including Graham Zusi and Michael Bradley...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 10 days ago 7,490 reads 49 comments

  22. Germany Thanks Ottmar Hitzfeld

    Germany paid tribute to Ottmar Hitzfeld after he called time upon his managerial career following Switzerland's World Cup exit against Argentina on Tuesday...

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  23. Cassano 'Not Normal in the Head'

    The director of Italy's World Cup camp revealed Mario Balotelli was detached and Antonio Cassano “out of control...

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  24. Algeria Striker Announces Team Will Donate World Cup Prize Money

    Algeria striker Islam Slimani said that the team will donate their World Cup prize money to the people in Gaza because “they need it more than us.” Pretty cool gesture and it will be a solid chunk of change, around $9 Million...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 11 days ago 1,025 reads 0 comments

  25. Klinsmann Rejects Idea That Overtraining Led to Three Injuries for USMNT

    SALVADOR, Brazil – United States head coach Jurgen Klinsmann on Tuesday night shot down any idea that overtraining led to three separate hamstring injuries for US players during ...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 11 days ago 167 reads 0 comments