World Soccer Talk’s Best Starting XI Of The 2014 World Cup
World Soccer Talk’s Best Starting XI Of The 2014 World Cup

In arguably the greatest World Cup ever, the five week adventure that is the grand global tournament in Brazil has now concluded. Now in a fitting conclusion that saw a resilient and mentally strong German side win their fourth world championship (and first as a unified national side), we’ve put […]

Best Starting XI From World Cup Quarterfinals
Best Starting XI From World Cup Quarterfinals

Four tightly contested quarterfinals have passed us by with diligent displays and standout sensations rewarded in this Best XI of the second knockout round. Here is the team: Goalkeeper GK- Keylor Navas (Costa Rica) In case most thought that Tim Howard was the undisputed best goalkeeper of the tournament, the […]

Best World Cup Starting XI From Round of 16 Games
Best World Cup Starting XI From Round of 16 Games

The tightest Round of 16 stage at a World Cup Finals brought us five extra time match ups and no true blowouts. Each match, even Colombia’s decisive 2-0 win over Uruguay, was hotly contested as expected in the stage that separates the pretenders from the real contenders. But no one […]

Best World Cup Starting XI From Group Matches
Best World Cup Starting XI From Group Matches

It’s been a captivating group stage at this year’s World Cup, with a Best XI of the first 48 matches required. While some names on this team were expected, others of course have been pleasant surprises to what has been an enthralling competition so far. Here’s my best eleven: Goalkeeper […]

Young World Cup Trio Look to Revive The Declining Centerback Position
Young World Cup Trio Look to Revive The Declining Centerback Position

With over 100 goals scored already in this tournament, the 2014 World Cup has not been an exhibition for great centerback play. With the game quicker, fitter, more athletic and open than it has ever been before, gone are the days where your central defenders can sit ensconced in front […]

Colombia 4-1 Japan: Match Highlights [VIDEO]; Los Cafeteros Crush Japan
Colombia 4-1 Japan: Match Highlights [VIDEO]; Los Cafeteros Crush Japan

A spirited Japanese effort to save their World Cup tournament was duly bunted by a high flying Colombian team led by James Rodriguez and Jackson Martinez, as the playmaker’s latest brilliance with the Porto man led his side to a 4-1 victory and a 100% record in the group stages. […]

Predicted Line-Ups For Chile Against Socceroos
Predicted Line-Ups For Chile Against Socceroos

The saying “When it rains, it pours” must be reverberating in the mind of Australian manager, Ange Postecoglou, at the moment. Already beset with the worst draw imaginable in Group B, the 48-year-old manager has witnessed the loss of two young 21-year-olds talents to a side that displayed some promise […]

Why It’s Time For Sir Alex Ferguson To Let Others Do The Talking
Why It’s Time For Sir Alex Ferguson To Let Others Do The Talking

Sir Alex Ferguson, we know you’re arguably the greatest coach in club soccer history. We are fully cognizant of your greatness, where even begrudging Liverpool or Manchester City fans, or still bitter Bayern Munich or Chelsea supporters from those devastating European Cup finals nights where your team denied them the […]

Left Back: The One Position Where the England National Team Has So Much Talent
Left Back: The One Position Where the England National Team Has So Much Talent

There has been much ballyhoo throughout the entire soccer world about England having trouble developing its talent, especially compared to rivals Spain and Germany at the moment. Many have snickered at the Three Lions’ international performances throughout the last several years, since they were blitzed by Germany in that 2010 […]