1. Lionel Messi: The Last South American No. 10 Left After Neymar, Rodriguez Exit

    And then there was one. In a tournament frequently illuminated by South American No. 10s, only Lionel Messi now remains...

    Nick Dorrington Written by Nick Dorrington about 2 days ago 22,758 reads 105 comments

  2. Dutch Future After World Cup Exit

    The Netherlands have never finished third in a World Cup, but the chance to win the "small" final on Saturday against a traumatised Brazil team offered precious little consolation to Arjen Robben...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 days ago 13,515 reads 3 comments

  3. 5 France Players Whose Stock Fell at 2014 World Cup

    Although there were no obvious underperformers for France at this summer’s FIFA World Cup, there are a number of players in the squad whose stock has fallen...

    Jonathan Johnson Written by Jonathan Johnson about 2 days ago 1,194 reads 7 comments

  4. Werder Clinch Hajrovic Deal

    Bremen - SV Werder Bremen have completed the signing of Bosnia and Herzegovina international Izet Hajrovic from Galatasaray AS.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 2 days ago 57 reads 0 comments

  5. Javier Mascherano's All-Round Display Proves Decisive for Argentina

    The buildup to this semi-final concentrated heavily on Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben – and it felt like both coaches' team talks were no different...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 days ago 789 reads 0 comments

  6. Hummels: We Agreed Not to Humiliate Brazil

    Joachim Low's men already lead tournament hosts 5-0 at halftime in their semi-final and agreed not to humiliate them further in the last 45 minutes.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 2 days ago 1,668 reads 5 comments

  7. Sami Khedira vs Brazil | Player Performance Analysis

    At the Estádio Mineirão in Belo Horizonte, Brazil went out with all kinds of motivation and attempted to get to the World Cup Final in their own country...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 days ago 192 reads 0 comments

  8. Sabella: Advantage Germany in After 'War'

    The Argentina manager, Alejandro Sabella, has admitted Germany's freshness will hand them a considerable advantage in Sunday's World Cup final after the South Americans overcame Holland to reach the showpiece for the first time in 24 years...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 2 days ago 874 reads 0 comments

  9. Argentina Celebrate Win over Holland on the Streets of Buenos Aires

    Thousands of Argentinians gathered at the Obelisk in Buenos Aires to celebrate their country's World Cup semi-final penalty shootout victory over Holland...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 days ago 310 reads 0 comments

  10. 10 Things USMNT Boss Jurgen Klinsmann Should Experiment with Before Copa America

    In two years, the United States men's national team will face their biggest test since Brazil by hosting the 2016 Copa America Centenario...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 2 days ago 11,598 reads 34 comments

  11. After Humiliation Against Germany, Brazil Must Go Back to 'Joga Bonito' Roots

    I am still sad about what happened to Brazil on Tuesday against Germany . I have no reason for it, of course, but it is sad to see a nation humiliated. This isn't just any nation...

    Janusz Michallik Written by Janusz Michallik about 2 days ago 19,234 reads 49 comments

  12. Complete A-Z of Mexico's 2014 World Cup Campaign

    Mexico's 15th World Cup appearance had a refreshing start but a bittersweet ending. El Tri took fans and media alike through a roller coaster of emotions thanks to their surprising ...

    Karla Villegas Gama Written by Karla Villegas Gama about 2 days ago 3,767 reads 7 comments

  13. Hong Elects to Step Down

    Korea Republic coach Hong Myungbo announced his resignation on Thursday following a disappointing 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ showing that saw his team jeered and booed on their return from Brazil...

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  14. Sergio Romero Has Repaid Alejandro Sabella's Faith at This World Cup

    For a time, Sergio Romero was accustomed to not being wanted. Shipped off for a loan spell in Monaco by club side Sampdoria , the goalkeeper played only a handful of matches ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 2 days ago 6,500 reads 4 comments

  15. Is Roberto Mancini the Right Man to Succeed Cesare Prandelli as Italy Manager?

    Roberto Mancini has not always been ready to serve his country. As a player, he brought his own international career to a premature end, telling Arrigo ...

    Paolo Bandini Written by Paolo Bandini about 2 days ago 943 reads 0 comments

  16. Ron Vlaar Heartbroken at Dutch Defeat

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  17. Argentina's Lionel Messi Stifled but He Can Still Light Up the Final

    This was a difficult and at times rather painful night in São Paulo: for those watching this turgid, tactically constipated semi-final between Holland and Argentina, for the ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 2 days ago 636 reads 0 comments

  18. What Brazil's Loss Meant, and What It Didn't Mean

    When you visit the Museu do Futebol in São Paulo, you are at one point obliged to enter a long, narrow, pitch-black room, in which the increasingly loud pounding of a heartbeat ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 2 days ago 1,495 reads 0 comments

  19. Netherlands Exceeded Expectations Despite World Cup Semi-Final Defeat

    Netherlands couldn't quite manage to match their World Cup achievements of four years ago, as the 2010 losing finalists this time bowed out at the semi-final stage of the 2014 tournament in Brazil...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 days ago 2,555 reads 6 comments

  20. Celtic Target Mikkel Diskerud Plans Move from Rosenborg This Summer

    THE Parkhead club are looking to sign the midfielder who was part of the USA's World Cup squad and have also revealed their interest in re-signing Greek striker Georgios Samaras...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 2 days ago 1,045 reads 0 comments

  21. Argentina Need More from Muted Messi to Avenge 1990 Final Agony

    In Buenos Aires, just reaching the final feels like a brilliant achievement for millions of elated football fans. An entire city ground to a halt throughout Wednesday, and from 5 p...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 2 days ago 16,309 reads 159 comments

  22. Louis Van Gaal Rues Sergio Romero World Cup Heroics

    Netherlands boss Louis Van Gaal found some black humour in a disappointing situation when he said he had taught Argentine goalkeeper Sergio Romero all he knew about saving penalties ...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 2 days ago 4,820 reads 0 comments

  23. How Germany Will Benefit from the Netherlands-Argentina World Cup Semi-Final

    Germany were the big winners from Wednesday’s World Cup semi-final between the Netherlands and Argentina...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 2 days ago 10,865 reads 77 comments

  24. Louis van Gaal Unable to Change Netherlands' Fortunes vs. Argentina

    He had changed his team’s formation to combat Spain. He had used Klaas -Jan Huntelaar as a super sub against Mexico...

    Elko Born Written by Elko Born about 2 days ago 16,421 reads 99 comments

  25. How Germany's Awesome Attack Can Break Down Argentina Defence in World Cup Final

    And so a sequel continues: for the third time in history, the FIFA World Cup final will take place between Germany and Argentina...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 2 days ago 19,066 reads 135 comments