Archives: World Cup

France Says the World Cup Playoff Seed Process Is Unfair

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France has complained that the World Cup Playoff seed process is unfair, and they’ve asked FIFA to review it ahead of next week’s draw. Spain is an almost certain to finish in first place in the World Cup qualifying group, … Continue reading

What the International Break Feels Like …

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I freely admit that I’m a soccer nut. A day doesn’t go where I’m not watching 2-3 matches a day (or more sometimes), so the coming down from a soccer high to cold turkey during international breaks is oftentimes a … Continue reading

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Roy Hodgson: We Agonized And Argued Over Whether to Pick Andros Townsend Against Montenegro: Daily Soccer Report

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England manager Roy Hodgson is looking like a master tactician today after his decision to add Andros Townsend as a surprise call up to the England squad for the games against Montenegro and Poland, which was crowned by Townsend’s goal … Continue reading

USA 2-0 Jamaica: World Cup Qualifier Match Highlights [VIDEO]

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The US Men’s National Team made a lot of hard work out of their 2-0 victory against Jamaica on Friday night in the World Cup qualifier match in front of a boisterous home support at Sporting Kansas City’s stadium. With … Continue reading

Mexico Defeat Panama 2-1 With This Beautiful Bicycle Kick Goal By Raul Jimenez [VIDEO]

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Mexico defeated Panama 2-1 Friday night at Estadio Azteca to move one step closer to qualifying for the 2014 World Cup. In what was a must-win game for Mexico, El Tri took the lead late in the first half after … Continue reading

Colombia Qualify for World Cup For First Time In 16 Years [VIDEO]

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Colombia joined Belgium, Switzerland and Germany today in qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. While Belgium, Switzerland and Germany coasted to 2-0, 2-1 and 3-0 victories respectively, the match between Colombia and Chile was a much more entertaining and … Continue reading

World Cup Qualifiers Friday: Open Thread

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You want soccer? You got soccer. If you live in the United States, here’s where you can watch the 28 live World Cup qualifier matches on television and the Internet as well as the friendly between France and Australia. All … Continue reading

Belgium, Germany and Switzerland Qualify For 2014 FIFA World Cup: Watch Belgium’s Celebrations [VIDEO]

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On a busy day of World Cup qualifier action, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland will be heading to Brazil next summer to compete in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. All three nations got the results they needed to book their tickets … Continue reading

Martin Skrtel Scores One of the Worst Own Goals You’ll Ever See [VIDEO]

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Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel scored an unbelievably awful own goal while playing for Slovakia against Greece in today’s World Cup qualifier. To be fair, it really wasn’t Skrtel’s fault, but his name will go on the scoresheet as the player … Continue reading

The Top 5 Must-See Soccer Matches On Television This Weekend

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International weekends are often a bit of a downer. But at least this weekend we’ve got some pretty decent, competitive fixtures to look forward to, rather than the pointless friendly games that regularly punctuate the domestic calendar. It helps too … Continue reading

Mexico, Panama, Honduras and Jamaica’s Chances Of Qualifying For World Cup 2014

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It’s that time again. The final set of World Cup Qualifiers. Time has come for celebrations and heartache. Some of the usual suspects have already booked their tickets to the World Cup – Brazil, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Netherlands, Italy, … Continue reading

United States Are In Talks With England About Pre-World Cup 2014 Friendly: Daily Soccer Report

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USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann says that the USSF is in talks with England regarding a potential friendly to be played before the 2014 World Cup, according to an interview in Sports Illustrated. Earlier this week, World Soccer Talk revealed that … Continue reading

Your Guide to World Cup Qualifiers: Preview & TV Guide for October 11-15

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We’re getting right down to it. We’re under two months away from the FIFA World Cup draw in Brazil, and during these next two months, the field for the greatest sporting spectacle on the planet will be finalized. For some … Continue reading

Brazil Home Shirt for 2014 World Cup: Leaked [PHOTOS]

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Photos of Brazil’s new home shirt have been leaked on the Internet. Brazil’s home shirt for World Cup 2014 isn’t scheduled to be officially unveiled until November, but the leaked photos above and below show a sharply dressed shirt featuring … Continue reading

FIFA to Create an International League Table of Countries That Have a Problem With Racism: Nightly Soccer Report

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Here are tonight’s world soccer news headlines: International soccer FIFA plans league table of nations’ racism issues — AP Eric Wynalda doesn’t hold back, swings on American soccer coaches, says “No Way” Qatar 2022 happens — Big Lead Ashley Cole ruled out … Continue reading

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USA Invites Iran to Participate In Pre-World Cup Soccer Tournament On US Soil

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The US Soccer Federation has invited Iran to play a friendly against the US men’s national team, according to the head of the Iran Football Federation, Ali Kaffashian. The Iranian national team, who are coached by Carlos Queiroz, will play against the … Continue reading

Oliver Stone Stars In World Cup Commercial With David Luiz, Kun Aguero & Radamel Falcao [VIDEO]

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A World Cup TV commercial featuring Oliver Stone, David Luiz, Sergio Aguero and Radamel Falcao has been released to promote DirecTV Latin America’s coverage of Brazil 2014. The commercial features Oliver Stone sitting on the touchline in his director’s chair, … Continue reading

Glimpses Of Argentina and Japan Home Shirts for 2014 World Cup: Revealed [VIDEO]

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Argentina and Japan have both already qualified for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil next summer. While neither football federation has officially unveiled their new home shirts for next season, a photo and video have been leaked on the … Continue reading