1. 2014 World Cup Tactics Board: Analysing Ange Postecoglou's Australia

    Welcome to the latest edition of our 2014 World Cup tactics board, where we take a look at each of the 32 competing nations in the finals in Brazil and assess what they might hope to achieve during the tournament...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 13 days ago 1,215 reads 3 comments

  2. USMNT Rise Up to No. 13 in Latest FIFA Rankings

    The U.S. Men's National Team may not have beaten Mexico on April 2, but the draw did boost them in the latest FIFA World Rankings.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 13 days ago 81 reads 0 comments

  3. Donovan Plays out Third Act of an Amazing Saga

    The Saga of Landon Donovan, which has run for about 15 years as far as the American soccer community is concerned, is heading toward a climax.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 13 days ago 51 reads 0 comments

  4. World Cup Odds: USA Struggles to Find Form in Friendlies

    Brazil remains atop the 2014 World Cup betting menu just two months ahead of soccer’s global showcase, and the Americans are doing little to change the opinions of oddsmakers with their pre -tournament play...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 13 days ago 315 reads 0 comments

  5. Is the Concentracao an Outdated Concept That Is Harming Brazilian Football?

    Players in this corner of the world have a long list of complaints about the way football is run in Brazil: the hectic, disorganised calendar, substandard playing surfaces, midweek kick-offs of 10 p...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 13 days ago 11,238 reads 2 comments

  6. How Important Is Manchester City's Sergio Aguero to Argentina's World Cup Bid?

    Of all Argentina's star-studded attack, perhaps no other man has done more to cement his place in the last four years than Manchester City star Sergio Aguero ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 13 days ago 4,094 reads 23 comments

  7. Spurs Winger Townsend Can See His Hopes for Brazil Ebbing Away

    Townsend signed a new four-year deal last October and is determined to fight for his place at the club he joined as an eight-year-old.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 13 days ago 451 reads 0 comments

  8. Scolari: '100 Percent Sure I Will Win the World Cup'

    Brazil head coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has insisted he is “100 percent sure” he will win the World Cup this summer...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Read about 14 days ago 639 reads 2 comments

  9. Portugal Coach Bento Extends Contract

    Paulo Bento will remain as Portugal coach until the end of Euro 2016 after agreeing a two-year extension to his contract...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Read about 14 days ago 658 reads 0 comments

  10. 10 Little-Known Facts About Manchester United's Mexico Forward Javier Hernandez

    There is no question that Javier Hernandez still has what it takes to score, but other than his knack for goalscoring, what else do we know about him? Sure, Manchester United bought ...

    Karla Villegas Gama Written by Karla Villegas Gama about 14 days ago 2,618 reads 0 comments

  11. Video: ESPN Releases USMNT World Cup Promo, 'I Believe'

    Get excited for the World Cup, USMNT fans. ESPN has released its newest World Cup promotion featuring American fans, a sweaty Tim Howard and a goalscoring Landon Donovan with a simple message: "I believe...

    BR-UK Staff Written by BR-UK Staff about 14 days ago 9,101 reads 6 comments

  12. Meet the Fans Who'll Drop Everything for a Month to Support USMNT

    Like many great ideas, this one came to be in a bar. Korey Donahoo and Justin Brunken would organize watch parties for the fans of the U.S. national team at local bars in Lincoln, Neb...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 14 days ago 93 reads 0 comments

  13. Lamela's Brazil Dream Still Alive After Nightmare at Tottenham

    Erik Lamela remains in contention for a place in Argentina's World Cup squad, despite a torrid first season at Tottenham.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 15 days ago 334 reads 0 comments

  14. Why Playing in MLS Should Help Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley in World Cup

    When Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley both initially made their returns to Major League Soccer, some United States men's national team fans became worried that playing in MLS would hurt their form heading into this summer's World Cup...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 15 days ago 4,737 reads 19 comments

  15. Hand of God Takes on Different Meaning for Brazil's Fred

    The striker, who is almost as famous for his off-field antics as his goals, is now a devout Christian but other members of his national squad are less inclined to discuss their leanings...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 15 days ago 403 reads 0 comments

  16. Phil Scolari Says Spanish Press Are Trying to Sabotage Neymar

    Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari believes there is a conspiracy afoot! The 2002 World Cup winner is certain that the Spanish press are deliberately trying to unsettle Brazil and Barcelona ...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 15 days ago 281 reads 0 comments

  17. Wambach: Players Not Behind Sermanni's Firing

    Abby Wambach quickly dismissed any notion that players on the U.S. women's soccer team were behind the surprise firing of coach Tom Sermanni...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 15 days ago 100 reads 0 comments

  18. Lloyd on Sermanni's Firing: 'I Was Shocked as Much as Everyone Else Was'

    Midfielder Carli Lloyd said Tom Sermanni's firing as U.S. women's national team coach caught her off guard just like so many others, including teammates...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 15 days ago 36 reads 0 comments

  19. Pele Blasts Brazil's Airports Ahead of World Cup Tournament

    Brazil's World Cup ambassador Pele says he's concerned about the country's outdated airports less than 10 weeks before the tournament begins...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 15 days ago 161 reads 0 comments

  20. Thorns' Riley Would Be Interested in Women's Job

    Paul Riley hasn't coached a game in the NWSL, and he is already being asked about a job that would potentially take him away from the defending champion Portland Thorns, whom he joined in December flowing the resignation of Cindy Parlow Cone...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 15 days ago 45 reads 0 comments

  21. Luiz Felipe Scolari Allows Brazil Players to Have Non-Acrobatic Sex at World Cup

    Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari has laid down the law to his squad on sex during the 2014 World Cup, allowing "normal" relations, but forbidding anything (in his words) "acrobatic...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 15 days ago 17,529 reads 22 comments

  22. Sherwood Wants to See More from Paulinho

    Tottenham head coach Tim Sherwood has warned Paulinho he must work harder in training if he wants to force his way back into the first team...

    Brad Read Written by Brad Read about 15 days ago 16 reads 0 comments

  23. Hodgson Says Young Talent Is Increasing Selection Pool

    Roy Hodgson believes his England selections have been made easier by an increasing talent pool playing in the Premier League...

    Brad Read Written by Brad Read about 15 days ago 56 reads 0 comments

  24. Italy's 5 Future Goalkeeping Stars

    Italy consistently manage to produce top-quality goalkeepers; it is part of their DNA. It is perhaps unthinkable to imagine the Azzurri without one...

    Richard Hall Written by Richard Hall about 15 days ago 2,739 reads 12 comments

  25. Why the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil Can Still Be the Best Ever

    As we enter the final few months of the buildup to the 2014 World Cup, we’ve heard much about the current state of host nation Brazil and how behind it still is in terms of ...

    Vince Siu Written by Vince Siu about 15 days ago 6,192 reads 5 comments