1. 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 2 months ago 58,458 reads 240 comments

  2. 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 2 months ago 12,169 reads 26 comments

  3. 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 2 months ago 14,747 reads 2 comments

  4. 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 2 months ago 49,267 reads 194 comments

  5. 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 2 months ago 116,807 reads 118 comments

  6. 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 3 months ago 5,756 reads 16 comments

  7. 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 3 months ago 1,227 reads 1 comments

  8. 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 3 months ago 9,724 reads 28 comments

  9. 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 3 months ago 12,994 reads 6 comments

  10. 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 3 months ago 38,051 reads 124 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 1,752 reads 4 comments

  12. Radamel Falcao and the World Cup Squad from Culled Player Lists

    The 32 nations competing at the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals have almost all now finalised their 23-man squads for the tournament, meaning a cull of big names from the final lists...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 177,842 reads 232 comments

  13. David Villa Right to Move on from Atletico Madrid, but New York Move Timing Poor

    One member of Spain's World Cup squad has already confirmed a summer transfer, but it's David Villa, not Cesc Fabregas , who has arranged a move away from La Liga...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 14,735 reads 44 comments

  14. Liverpool Must Move on Quickly If Adam Lallana Transfer Value Is Deemed Too High

    Liverpool have already completed their first signing of the summer with the news that Rickie Lambert put pen to paper on a deal, but they are still in talks with Southampton ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 18,090 reads 51 comments

  15. Cesc, Mario Balotelli and the 20 Players Who Should Return to the Premier League

    The transfer rumours for Premier League sides are really starting to get into gear now, with plenty of teams hoping to get some business done before the World Cup kicks off...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 34,497 reads 41 comments

  16. Forget the Cost and Name, Rickie Lambert Is a Good Transfer Target for Liverpool

    Rickie Lambert to Liverpool : It doesn't have the ring of exotic, expensive, Champions League-quality names to it which Reds fans were hoping to hear for their first signing of the summer, but it does have a number of people happy over the move...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 8,298 reads 13 comments

  17. USA vs. Turkey: Live Player Ratings for USMNT

    United States took on Turkey in their second World Cup warm-up fixture on Sunday evening, with Jurgen Klinsmann's side having only one more friendly match afterward before the tournament starts...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 4,755 reads 5 comments

  18. USA vs. Turkey: International Friendly Live Score, Highlights, Report

    International Friendly, New Jersey USA 2-1 Turkey (FT) Scorers: USA—Johnson 25', Dempsey 51' TURKEY—Selcuk Inan pen 90' Lineups: USA—Howard; ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 42,531 reads 115 comments

  19. Spain vs. Bolivia: Score, Grades and Post-Match Reaction

    Spain kicked off their World Cup warm-up plans in earnest on Friday with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Bolivia, providing South American opposition ahead of a group-stage duel with Chile in Brazil next months...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 2,546 reads 1 comments

  20. Spain vs. Bolivia: International Friendly Live Score, Highlights, Report

    International friendly, Sevilla Spain 2-0 Bolivia (FT) Scorers: SPAIN—Torres pen 50, Iniesta 83 Lineups: SPAIN—Reina; Azpilicueta, Piqué, Javi Martinez, Moreno; Iturraspe, Xavi; Cazorla, Mata, Pedro; Torres...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 15,836 reads 57 comments

  21. Alberto Moreno and 20 European Youngsters Facing Big Seasons

    Alberto Moreno is the subject of a big transfer bid from Premier League club Liverpool, according to reports from the Telegraph , who want him to move from Sevilla this summer with teen playmaker Suso heading in the opposite direction on loan...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 9,089 reads 40 comments

  22. Transfer Window of Change for Liverpool Seen in Suarez and Committee Decisions

    Liverpool 's transfer chases of the season just finished were an ongoing storyline of public knowledge, public excitement and, ultimately, public failure...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 19,709 reads 15 comments

  23. Alvaro Morata Transfer Would Be Good Step for Arsenal, but Not Enough for Title

    Arsenal 's transfer business has already gotten underway with the news that reserve goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski has departed on a free to Swansea City , but the Gunners are also said to be making inroads toward their first incoming deal...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 9,878 reads 42 comments

  24. Why Rafael Van Der Vaart Injury Is Massive Blow to Netherlands' World Cup Hopes

    And they continue to fall: The 2014 FIFA World Cup lost another potential star on Wednesday when it was confirmed that Netherlands midfielder Rafael van der Vaart would miss the tournament due to a calf injury...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 4,591 reads 13 comments

  25. Which Clubs Have the Greatest Potential to Be Next Season's Atletico Madrid?

    Atletico Madrid took the football world by storm this season, winning their first La Liga title in almost two decades and reaching the UEFA Champions League final, too...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 months ago 12,902 reads 68 comments