Archives: World Cup 2014

USA Leads Ticket Allocation For World Cup 2014, Followed By England and Germany: Daily Soccer Report

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Of the 889,305 tickets allocated for the first phase of ticket sales for FIFA World Cup 2014, outside of the host country Brazil, the highest number of tickets drawn was for residents of the United States (66,646), followed by England … Continue reading

Michel Platini Announces Plans For a 40 Nation World Cup

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UEFA President Michel Platini wants to expand the World Cup from 32 to 40 teams. Platini is expected to challenge Blatter for the FIFA presidency in 2015, and the interview may be the first step in the Frenchman sowing the … Continue reading

Chile Away Shirt for World Cup 2014: Leaked [PHOTO]

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Following up on the leaked photo of Chile’s home shirt for the 2014 World Cup, a picture of Chile’s change shirt has also been leaked on the Internet. Designed by Puma, Chile’s change shirt for the World Cup in Brazil … Continue reading

Switzerland Home Shirt For World Cup 2014: Leaked [PHOTO]

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A photo has been leaked on the Internet featuring Switzerland’s home shirt the national team will be wearing in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Designed by Puma, the new home Swiss home is beautifully designed. The red shirt is … Continue reading

Chile Home Shirt For World Cup 2014: Leaked [PHOTO]

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A photograph of Chile’s home shirt for World Cup 2014 has been leaked on the Internet. Chile will be wearing its traditional red color shirt as its home jersey at FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil. Designed by Puma, the … Continue reading

Italy Away Shirt For World Cup 2014 Revealed: Leaked [PHOTO]

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A photograph of Italy’s away shirt for the FIFA World Cup 2014 tournament has been leaked on the Internet. The azzurri will be wearing a white change shirt that features dark blue pinstripes and red and green stripes down the side … Continue reading

Holland Home Shirt For World Cup 2014 Revealed: Leaked [PHOTOS]

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Photos of Holland’s home shirt for World Cup 2014 have been leaked on the Internet. Holland’s home shirt for Brazil 2014 is a combination of a retro look with a modern shirt. The Netherlands team crest looks more retro and … Continue reading

Will Brazil 2014 Be The Last Time The World Cup Matters?: Daily Soccer Report

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An article in the New Statesman today questions whether Brazil 2014 will be the last time the World Cup matters. The article raises the point that: “International football could be the purest of competitions, but the dominance of the global … Continue reading

European Play-Off Ties Revealed for 8 Teams Vying For Place at World Cup 2014

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FIFA this morning announced the playoff matches involving the eight European teams vying for a place in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The playoff matches (home and away) are: Portugal-Sweden Ukraine-France Greece-Romania Iceland-Croatia Portugal, led by Cristiano Ronaldo, will play … Continue reading

Introducing Brazuca, the Official Ball For FIFA World Cup 2014 From adidas: Leaked [PHOTO]

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A photograph of adidas’ official ball for the 2014 FIFA World Cup has been leaked on the Internet. The Brazuca, which means “national pride in the Brazilian way of life,” isn’t scheduled to be officially unveiled until the day of … Continue reading

ESPN Faces Toughest Decision Of Its World Cup 2014 Coverage

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ESPN has already announced its TV coverage plans for World Cup 2014, and has shared details regarding how the operation will be set up, but one of the most pressing decisions the network still has to make is who will … Continue reading

FIFA’s World Rankings to Determine the 8 Seeds For World Cup 2014 Is Flawed

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Now that we know 20 of the 32 teams who will be playing in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the level of anticipation for the World Cup draw on December 6 is growing. However, controversy has been building over the … Continue reading

Watching The Unrivaled Drama Of The 2014 World Cup Qualifiers

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You know the story by now. As the seconds drained away in Costa Rica and Panama, Mexico had completed their final and ultimate capitulation: Needing just a point to seal a playoff berth, El Tri — under their third manager … Continue reading

Front Covers Of Mexico Newspapers Praising USA Soccer Victory [PHOTOS]

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After the United States defeated Panama 3-2 last night in World Cup qualifying, the victory meant that Mexico — despite losing 2-1 to Costa Rica — qualified for the World Cup playoffs, to play New Zealand in a home and … Continue reading

Chicharito Says That ‘God Has Given Us Another Chance’ After USA Saves Mexico: Daily Soccer Report

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Mexico and Manchester United striker Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez says that God has given Mexico another chance, after his nation were defeated last night against Costa Rica but still managed to qualify for the World Cup playoff due to the United … Continue reading

Will the British Media Finally Recognize Roy Hodgson’s Achievements?

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The self-loathing elements of the British press have had the short and long knives out for England manager Roy Hodgson for well over a year now. It is obvious that large elements of the media did not want Hodgson to … Continue reading

Croatia Sack Coach Igor Stimac; Niko Kovac Appointed As Caretaker Manager

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Niko Kovac has been appointed as caretaker manager of the Croatia national team after the Croatian Football Federation accepted the resignation offer from coach Igor Stimac, according to 24 Sata. Stimac offered his resignation after Croatia lost 2-0 to Scotland … Continue reading

Honduras, Chile and Ecuador Qualify For World Cup 2014, While Mexico Scrape Into Playoffs: Nightly Soccer Report

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On a surreal night of CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers, Mexico lost 2-1 to Costa Rica but still managed to qualify for the World Cup playoff match against New Zealand after the United States came back from 1-0 down to beat … Continue reading