Archives: World Cup

World Cup Playoffs Guide: Previews Plus Where to Find The Games On US TV & Internet

Posted on by Abe Asher
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By Wednesday, there will be no more ifs ands or buts. The field for the 2014 FIFA World Cup will be set in stone. Twenty-one teams have booked their places in Brazil. In the coming days, the last eleven spots … Continue reading

Russia World Cup Shirt For World Cup 2014 From adidas: Official [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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adidas has unveiled Russia’s World Cup 2014 kit for the tournament that will be held in Brazil. Russia’s home shirt for World Cup 2014 is maroon with gold stripes down the sleeves, as well as different shade of maroon as … Continue reading

England Are a Better National Team Than What The Critics And Public Paint Them to Be

Posted on by Kevin Harris
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English football fans, part time or globe trotting devout followers, are normally a pesimistic group. If one looks at the facts, it is clearly obvious why. A nation claiming to be the founding father of the sport, a soccer obsessed … Continue reading

Cameroon Home and Away Shirts For World Cup 2014: Leaked [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Photos of Cameroon’s home and away shirts for World Cup 2014 have been leaked on the Internet. Based on the official and leaked photos of the World Cup shirts we’ve seen so far this year, the Cameroon home shirt is … Continue reading

Ivory Coast Home And Away Shirts For World Cup 2014: Leaked [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Photos of Ivory Coast’s home and away shirts for World Cup 2014 have been leaked on the Internet. Ivory Coast, aka Cote D’Ivoire, will be wearing Puma in Brazil 2014. The home shirt is orange, while the away shirt is … Continue reading

Cameroon vs Tunisia, World Cup Playoff 2nd Leg: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Nigeria and Ivory Coast have already qualified for World Cup 2014 this weekend. Next we’ll see if either Cameroon or Tunisia qualify for Brazil. Cameroon got a solid 0-0 draw in Tunisia in the first leg, and will fancy their … Continue reading

Brazil Trounces Honduras 5-0 In International Friendly In Front of Record Miami Crowd

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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When is a friendly a misnomer? When it’s Brazil against Honduras, in a “friendly” match in Miami with both teams playing competitive and sometimes combative football. The match between Brazil and Honduras was an ideal test for both teams. At … Continue reading

Senegal vs Ivory Coast, World Cup Playoff 2nd Leg: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Who will be the next team in Africa to join Nigeria in next summer’s World Cup? After Nigeria’s victory earlier today against Ethiopia, an even bigger match is set for today with two African giants — Senegal and Ivory Coast … Continue reading

Nigeria vs Ethiopia, World Cup Playoff 2nd Leg: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Nigeria are just one step away from qualifying for the 2014 World Cup today. While Nigeria are favorites, Ethiopia will fight to try to qualify for the tournament for the first time in their history. Programming note: Watch Nigeria vs … Continue reading

Cristiano Ronaldo Scores to Help Portugal Beat Sweden In World Cup Playoff 1st Leg [GIF]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Cristiano Ronaldo scored from a diving header Friday night to help Portugal defeat Sweden 1-0 in the first leg of the World Cup playoff. In a closely fought game, Ronaldo’s goal was the difference after grabbing the matchwinner in the … Continue reading

World Cup Playoffs Plus Scotland vs USA and England vs Chile: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Get your snacks and drinks ready, your fingers warmed up and your TVs, computers, tablets and smartphones fired up. This afternoon features seven important matches, most of which are being televised concurrently. And then one match later in the day … Continue reading

Where to Buy the Colombia World Cup Shirt From adidas: Official [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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adidas has launched Colombia’s new shirt for World Cup 2014. The base color is yellow, which is combined with elements of red, blue and white, mirroring the Colombian flag. The new shirt is marked by three elements of major importance … Continue reading

The Top 5 Must-See Soccer Matches On Television And Internet This Week

Posted on by Matt Jones
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Of all the international breaks on the soccer calendar, this one will probably be the most enjoyable. With the World Cup on the horizon and many of the play-off ties already in motion, we see some impassioned, dramatic and – … Continue reading

Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic Featured As Star Wars Characters On Newspaper Cover [PHOTO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are featured as Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader from Star Wars on the cover of a Portuguese newspaper today in the lead-up to the battle between Portugal and Sweden in the first leg of the … Continue reading

Spain 2014 World Cup Shirt From adidas: Official [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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adidas officially unveiled Spain’s World Cup shirt that they’ll be wearing at the Brazil 2014 tournament. The current World Champions will wear a brand new kit featuring a red shirt with gold trim as well as a gold crest for … Continue reading

Who Do You Want to See at World Cup 2014? Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) or Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden)?

Posted on by Jason Gomez
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Next summer’s World Cup tournament brings soccer back to Brazil, where legend after legend has emerged and stamped their mark on the beautiful game. The greatest international competition is going to provide the world with a plethora of superstars fighting … Continue reading

FIFA Ethics Committee Is Unable to Remove World Cup 2022 From Qatar Even If Bribes Took Place, Says Report

Posted on by Alex Muller
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FIFA’s ethics committee has no power to remove World Cup 2022 from Qatar even if bribes took place, according to a report today in The Daily Telegraph newspaper. The newspaper quotes a source who said: “If [FIFA ethics investigator Michael] Garcia finds something … Continue reading

Joe Hart Will Not Start in Goal For England Friendly Against Chile

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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England manager Roy Hodgson said today that goalkeeper Joe Hart will not start in goal during tomorrow’s friendly against Chile at Wembley. Hodgson will choose between Fraser Forster or John Ruddy to start in the net for England. Ruddy has … Continue reading