1. Thomas Muller and 10 Notable FIFA World Cup Hat-Tricks

    Thomas Muller has scored a fine hat-trick in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, helping himself to a treble to see Germany comfortably beat Portugal in Group G...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 24 days ago 14,750 reads 12 comments

  2. World Cup 2014: Best XI of Day 4 with Karim Benzema, Djourou and Valbuena

    Day 4 of the FIFA World Cup is over and done with, with three more teams picking up three points at the first attempt as Brazil 2014 continues to hold a no-draws-allowed policy...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 25 days ago 22,254 reads 67 comments

  3. World Cup 2014: Winners and Losers from Day 4

    By now, common consensus holds the 2014 FIFA World Cup as one of the best, if not the best, in recent memory. The goals, great games and talking points just keep on coming as we've now rolled through Day 4 of the tournament...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 25 days ago 53,806 reads 92 comments

  4. Brazil Will Improve Even Without Injured Hulk in World Cup Game vs. Mexico

    Brazil might have won their first 2014 FIFA World Cup match against Croatia, but their victory was not without fault—or areas for improvement...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 25 days ago 10,801 reads 24 comments

  5. Wilson Palacios and the 13 Earliest Red Cards Since FIFA 2006 World Cup

    Wilson Palacios was sent off for Honduras in the first half of their FIFA 2014 World Cup match against France on Sunday, leaving his side to play out the vast majority of the game with 10 men...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 25 days ago 7,794 reads 4 comments

  6. World Cup 2014: Best XI of Day 3 with Pirlo, James Rodriguez and Joel Campbell

    Day 3 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup proved to be another spectacular one, with four games providing 13 goals, plenty of great performances and a big shock result...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 25 days ago 30,836 reads 55 comments

  7. World Cup 2014: Winners and Losers from Day 3

    With the 2014 FIFA World Cup well underway now, Day 3 offered us no less than four games, two groups and eight nations to assess and get excited about...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 25 days ago 90,486 reads 128 comments

  8. England Must Fix Defensive Concerns, Make Brave Choices to Save World Cup Dream

    England's 2014 FIFA World Cup got off to a losing start in Manaus on Saturday evening, as they went down 2-1 to Italy in Group D...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 26 days ago 3,485 reads 33 comments

  9. Costa Rica Beat Uruguay and 5 Other Big Shock FIFA World Cup Results

    Costa Rica have pulled off the biggest shock victory of the 2014 FIFA World Cup so far, after they beat Uruguay by a 3-1 scoreline in Group D...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 26 days ago 11,706 reads 19 comments

  10. World Cup 2014: Best XI of Day 2 with Robben, Alexis Sanchez and Van Persie

    We only had one game to choose from for our first World Cup XI of the day after matchday No. 1—but Friday was a different matter, with six teams in action as the 2014 finals really cranked into gear...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 27 days ago 52,117 reads 133 comments

  11. World Cup 2014: Winners and Losers from Day 2

    Day 2 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup featured three matches, including a repeat of the 2010 final. Mexico beat Cameroon in the first match. Spain took the lead in the middle game—before Netherlands roared back to shock them with a blowout win...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 27 days ago 89,999 reads 128 comments

  12. Spain's World Cup Downfall Is the Result of Losing Their Most Impressive Traits

    The first big result of the 2014 FIFA World Cup has seen the reigning champions spanked 5-1 by the team they beat in the 2010 final, with Netherlands exacting a clinical and emphatic revenge on Spain...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 27 days ago 21,409 reads 64 comments

  13. Brazil's Tactical Switch Gives Neymar Centre-Stage in World Cup Opener

    Brazil are off to a winning start in the 2014 FIFA World Cup after a comeback victory over Croatia in the tournament's opening match...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 28 days ago 5,968 reads 7 comments

  14. World Cup 2014: Best XI of Day 1 with Neymar, Oscar and Ivica Olic

    The opening day of the 2014 FIFA World Cup has seen Brazil beat Croatia by a 3-1 scoreline, with national hero Neymar netting two of the goals...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 28 days ago 13,381 reads 66 comments

  15. World Cup 2014: Winners and Losers from Day 1

    Brazil picked up a victory in the opening game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, defeating Croatia 3-1 after coming from behind...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 28 days ago 58,304 reads 240 comments

  16. Ranking the Top 10 Nations by World Cup Warm-Up Results

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup is ready to go, with hosts Brazil set to face Croatia on the opening day of the month-long tournament...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 29 days ago 12,086 reads 26 comments

  17. Spain's Squad Players Who Could Have a Huge Impact at 2014 FIFA World Cup

    Spain head into the 2014 FIFA World Cup as reigning champions and an all-round superpower, having won three major tournaments in a row since 2008...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 29 days ago 14,553 reads 2 comments

  18. Ranking the Top All-Time Star of Each World Cup Country

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup sees 32 nations take part in the month-long tournament in Brazil, with some of the finest players on the planet today set to grace the occasion...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 29 days ago 48,823 reads 194 comments

  19. Every Team's Under-the-Radar Player at the 2014 FIFA World Cup

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup is almost upon us and fans around the globe will be scouring the finalised 23-player rosters, eagerly looking for the star names and the players expected to cause the most impact at the finals...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 116,480 reads 118 comments

  20. France vs. Jamaica: 6 Things We Learned in Huge World Cup Warm-Up Victory

    France rattled eight past Jamaica without reply on Sunday evening in their final warm-up friendly before the 2014 FIFA World Cup...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 5,698 reads 16 comments

  21. France vs. Jamaica: Live Player Ratings for Les Bleus

    France took on Jamaica in their final pre-World Cup friendly on Sunday evening, looking for a morale-boosting victory to head to Brazil with. They certainly achieved that, rattling eight past the Jamaicans without reply...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 1,174 reads 1 comments

  22. 5 Dutch Players the Premier League Would Love to See Signed This Summer

    With the arrival of Louis van Gaal as Manchester United manager came a flood of rumours linking him to half the Dutch national team; some fanciful, some exciting, and some even ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 9,603 reads 28 comments

  23. France vs. Jamaica: International Friendly Live Score, Highlights, Report

    International friendly, Stade Pierre-Mauroy France 8-0 Jamaica (FT) Scorers: FRANCE—Cabaye 16, Matuidi 19 66, Benzema 37 63, Giroud 52, Griezmann 77 89...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 12,914 reads 6 comments

  24. How Emre Can Fits Liverpool Team for Premier and Champions League Next Season

    Liverpool have all but completed their second signing of the summer, with Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Emre Can on the verge of a switch to the Reds for around €12 million...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 37,580 reads 124 comments

  25. Why Raheem Sterling Can Be England's Key Attacker in World Cup 2014

    England will play their second World Cup warm-up match on Wednesday evening, facing Ecuador in Miami, where manager Roy Hodgson is expected to switch his side around considerably from the previous fixture against Peru...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 1,682 reads 4 comments