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FIFA Report Clears Qatar To Host World Cup; Report Contains Erroneous Details, Says Investigator

FIFA today announced that after an 18-month investigation by former New York district attorney Michael Garcia, there is not sufficient evidence to justify stripping either Russia or Qatar of the 2018 or 2022 World Cups. German judge Hans-Joachim Eckert ruled that there was not enough evidence to justify re-opening the […]

Russia Unveils Official Emblem For World Cup 2018

The Organizing Committee for the 2018 FIFA World Cup has unveiled the official emblem in Moscow. “The launch of the Emblem is a wonderful event to kick things off and I’m certain that the World Cup will be a success here in four years,” said FIFA President Sepp Blatter. See more — […]

Russia vs South Korea, Starting Lineups and Open Thread

For viewers in the United States, here’s where you can watch the game between South Korea vs Russia (6pm ET/3pm PT kickoff time). • English language: ESPN and WatchESPN • Spanish language: Univision, Univision Deportes Network and Univision online • Portuguese language: ESPN Deportes+ Starting line-ups: Russia XI: Akinfeev, Ignashevich, Glushakov, Kokorin, Berezutskiy (c), Shatov, Zhirkov, Samedov, Fayzulin, […]

World Cup 2014: Group Stage Predictions – E to H

We’ve already covered our Group Stage predictions for World Cup Groups A through D. And now we still have four more groups to cover in this predictions bonanza. Let’s not waste any more time shall we, and dive straight in. Group E: Switzerland, France, Ecuador & Honduras Switzerland, under German […]

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EPL Talk Podcast: Bill Shankly and Don Revie

Alexander Caulfield and Kartik Krishnaiyer take a trip down memory lane in discussing the historic legacy and the managerial styles of both Bill Shankly (Liverpool) and Don Revie (Leeds United). A must listen to show for fans of either club! Be sure not to miss a single episode of the […]

End of the Season Finale for Premier League Teams

It’s amazing when you think about it. The 2007/2008 Premier League season kicked off on August 11. Since then, more than 250 days have passed where teams have played week-in, week-out. Now, in the space of 10 days, the Premier League title will likely be decided. Plus we’ll know which […]

Why Liverpool Should Pursue a Suarez-Higuain Swap Deal

Oftentimes the greatest opportunities arise when we are least expecting them. And usually it is taking that risk, going off the beaten path that ends up giving us the greatest of experiences. Herein lays a choice facing Liverpool and Brendan Rodgers: Keep Luis Suarez for another season, or push through […]

England 3 Mexico 1: More Questions Than Answers

<a href="“> If England could pass the ball they would be dangerous. Not for the first time under Fabio Capello, or any other manager for that fact, England were outclassed by a so-called “lesser” nation, only to come through with a scoreline that would suggest a comfortable victory. This was […]

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CONCACAF Cup: Mexico’s defense looks surprisingly settled ahead of USA playoff

There’s a sense of creeping dread familiar to Mexican soccer fans, that sinking feeling that occurs when the opposition progresses past the midfield and is driving at the back line: “Oh no. We can’t stop them.” Mexico has a long history of great goalkeepers and defensive midfielders. Defenders? El Tri hasn’t […]