1. Alexis Sanchez Turns Arsenal into Genuine Premier League Contenders

    In acquiring Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona, Arsenal have turned themselves into a genuine Premier League title contender...

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  2. 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 ...

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  3. 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 22 hours ago 8,949 reads 64 comments

  4. Netherlands vs. Argentina: Live Player Ratings for World Cup Semi-Final

    Argentina will face Germany in Sunday’s World Cup final after beating the Netherlands on penalties in Sao Paulo...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 1 day ago 4,716 reads 18 comments

  5. Brazil's World Cup Collapse Down to Technical, Tactical and Mental Shortcomings

    Brazil’s World Cup collapse was as monumental as it was unforeseen. At the final whistle in Belo Horizonte , even the Germany players were astonished as to the magnitude of the 7-1 scoreline...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 2 days ago 10,117 reads 15 comments

  6. World Cup 2014: Winners and Losers from Brazil vs. Germany Semi-Final

    It was unexpected in its arrival, horrific in its unraveling. On Tuesday at Estadio Mineirao, Germany inflicted a record defeat upon host nation Brazil, winning 7-1 at the semi-final stage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 2 days ago 95,527 reads 224 comments

  7. Remembering Alfredo Di Stefano: Real Madrid's Original Galactico

    Alfredo Di Stefano quite nearly became a Blaugranes . Indeed, the fissure created over his transfer exacerbated the enmity between Barcelona and Real Madrid ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 3 days ago 6,079 reads 16 comments

  8. Ranking the Best-Ever World Cup Semi-Final Matches

    The World Cup semi-finals have produced some of the most memorable matches in football history. It's almost as though the desperation to reach the final produces a better spectacle ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 3 days ago 23,742 reads 19 comments

  9. World Cup 2014: Best XI of the Quarter-Finals with Messi, Hummels and Navas

    The quarter-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup were mostly cautious and occasionally violent affairs, each punctuated by moments of individual brilliance...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 4 days ago 52,381 reads 79 comments

  10. World Cup 2014: Winners and Losers from the Quarter-Finals

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup’s four quarter-finals each featured something a little different. France and Germany contested the iconic Maracana’s first-ever European derby ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 4 days ago 16,387 reads 37 comments

  11. Surprise Package Costa Rica Provided Thrills and a Bit of Panic

    Costa Rica were the surprise package of the 2014 World Cup. They also threatened to upset the applecart. Only once in tournament history had a CONCACAF nation progressed into the ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 5 days ago 1,963 reads 9 comments

  12. World Cup 2014: Best XI of Day 24 with Messi, Robben and Navas

    Day 24 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup featured a pair of cagey quarter-finals, some standout goalkeeping and the end of an extended goalscoring slump...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 5 days ago 11,803 reads 43 comments

  13. World Cup 2014: Winners and Losers from Day 24

    Day 24 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup saw the semi-final matchups finalised and showcased a pair of cagey quarter-finals. In Brasilia, Lionel Messi and Angel Di Maria combined to set up Gonzalo Higuain’s winner against Belgium...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 5 days ago 73,117 reads 132 comments

  14. Neymar Injury Debilitating to Brazil's World Cup Chances

    There is a special relationship between Neymar and Brazil. In the 22-year-old, the world’s most passionate football nation sees itself, perhaps not as it is, but as it wants to be seen...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 6 days ago 66,335 reads 222 comments

  15. World Cup 2014: Best XI of Day 23 with David Luiz, Mats Hummels and Manuel Neuer

    Day 23 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup featured offense from the defense, some standout goalkeeping and a devastating injury...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 6 days ago 17,752 reads 34 comments

  16. World Cup 2014: Winners and Losers from Day 23

    Day 23 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup saw the final eight reduced to the last six. In Rio de Janeiro, Mats Hummels overcame illness to put in a Man of the Match performance against France and help Germany into the semi-finals of the competition...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 6 days ago 43,689 reads 103 comments

  17. World Cup Quarter-Finals: What We Can Expect from the Last 8

    The group stage has long since ended; the round of 16 reached its conclusion on Tuesday. All of a sudden the 2014 FIFA World Cup has gone from 32 teams to eight, and by Saturday night, the participants will have dwindled to four...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 9 days ago 82,036 reads 245 comments

  18. World Cup 2014: Best XI of Day 20 with Messi, Rodriguez and Lukaku

    Day 20 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup featured standout goalkeeping and a pair of matches that went into extra time...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 9 days ago 18,079 reads 36 comments

  19. World Cup 2014: Winners and Losers from Day 20

    Day 20 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup saw the round of 16 come to an end and the quarter-final spots decided. In Sao Paulo, pre-tournament favourites Argentina required extra time to see off Switzerland, who battled admirably until the very end...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 9 days ago 84,025 reads 203 comments

  20. Germany vs. Algeria: Live Player Ratings

    Germany are through to the quarter-finals of the 2014 World Cup following a 2-1, extra time win over Algeria in Porto Alegre...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 10 days ago 3,715 reads 0 comments

  21. France vs. Nigeria: Full Player Ratings

    Paul Pogba and Antoine Griezmann scored in Brasilia as France defeated Nigeria 2-0 in their round of 16 contest...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 10 days ago 4,800 reads 6 comments

  22. Colombia vs. Uruguay: Live Player Ratings

    Colombia will face Brazil in the quarter-final round of the 2014 World Cup after beating Uruguay 2-0 at the Maracana on Saturday...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 12 days ago 4,938 reads 9 comments

  23. Brazil vs. Chile: Live Player Ratings

    Brazil are through to the quarterfinals following penalty shoot-out victory over Chile. Following are ratings and analysis for both sets of players...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 12 days ago 6,805 reads 8 comments

  24. South Korea vs. Belgium: Final Player Ratings

    Jan Vertonghen scored late as Belgium beat South Korea 1-0 to finish atop Group H with a perfect nine points from three matches. Following are ratings and analysis for both sets of players...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 14 days ago 1,627 reads 2 comments

  25. South Korea vs. Belgium: Live Score, Highlights for World Cup 2014 Group H Game

    World Cup—Sao Paulo SOUTH KOREA 0-1 BELGIUM (77' Vertonghen) Referee: Ben Williams (Australia) Line-ups South Korea: Kim Seung-Gyu, Yun Suk-Young, ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 14 days ago 26,362 reads 27 comments