Archives: World Cup

Watch the World Cup 2014 Music Video; ‘Todo Mundo’ By Gaby Amarantos And Monobloco [VIDEO]

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The 2014 World Cup is less than one year away, and the first music video has been released to get people excited about the world’s largest and most popular sports tournament. Watch the music video for “Todo Mundo,” featuring singer … Continue reading

FOX Sports to Split European Qualifiers With ESPN For Euro 2016 & World Cup 2018

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As we exclusively revealed last week, FOX Sports has won the US English-speaking media rights to the European qualifiers for Euro 2016 and FIFA World Cup 2018. But in a new development, announced by FOX Sports today, FOX has a … Continue reading

FOX Sports Wins US Media Rights to European Qualifiers For Euro 2016 and 2018 World Cup

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FOX Sports has acquired the US media rights to the European qualifiers for UEFA Euro 2016 and FIFA World Cup 2018. FOX will have exclusive rights in the USA to all of the qualifying matches. The qualifying matches for Euro … Continue reading

Two Fans Shot Dead as 2014 World Cup Stadium is Put to Test in Brazil: The Daily EPL

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Brazil’s problems continue south of the equator in their preparedness for this summer’s Confederations Cup and next summer’s World Cup. After the recent revelation that only 3 of the 6 stadiums are ready for this summer’s tournament, more bad news … Continue reading

FIFA Names GoalControl As Preferred Goal-Line Technology Ahead of World Cup 2014

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FIFA has selected GoalControl as the official goal-line technology company it’ll use for this summer’s Confederations Cup. If the GoalControl technology is successful this summer, then it’ll be used at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. GoalControl uses 14 high-speed cameras … Continue reading

Why International Soccer Needs a Revamp To Stay Relevant

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Theoretically, international soccer is the absolute pinnacle of any player’s career — proudly representing your homeland, fighting tooth and nail to get a result against other teams with comparable national pride. The thought of representing your nation at a major … Continue reading

Luis Suárez Could Face FIFA Ban After Appearing to Punch Chile Defender: The Daily EPL

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The international break is over! Huzzah! In today’s news, Luis Suarez has gotten into trouble again. This time it’s for punching an opposition footballer in the face during a World Cup qualifier match for Uruguay against Chile. The incident was … Continue reading

Mexico vs United States, World Cup Qualifier: Open Thread

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azteca stadium

One of the biggest clashes in world soccer happens tonight when the United States plays against Mexico in the fortress known as Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. Mexico, who have drawn their first two matches of World Cup qualifying, will … Continue reading

Montenegro vs England, World Cup Qualifier: Open Thread

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England's Steven Gerrard sits on the bench before their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match against San Marino in San Marino

England faces a tough match this evening with a World Cup qualifier match against Montenegro in Podgorica. Roy Hodgson has made six changes to his England side. It’s a strong lineup today for England, so they can’t have any excuses against … Continue reading

Craig Bellamy Dedicates Wales Victory Against Scotland To Tragic Gary Speed: The Daily EPL

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Welsh footballer Craig Bellamy has dedicated Wales’s 2-1 victory against Scotland to Gary Speed. The comeback victory against the Scots at Hampden Park was vintage Gary Speed. Bellamy said, “That’s how [Speed] educated us to play and the way we … Continue reading

USA Men’s National Team vs Costa Rica, World Cup Qualifier: Open Thread

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The US men’s national team faces a must-win match tonight against Costa Rica in their path to try to qualify for the 2014 World Cup. After losing 2-1 to Honduras in February, it’s imperative that the USA team gets three … Continue reading

San Marino vs England, World Cup Qualifier: Open Thread

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While the US men’s national team has the tricky match against Costa Rica later today (watch for the open thread on EPL Talk for that one), England faces a far easier opposition against European minnows San Marino. San Marino has … Continue reading

Qatar to Release Plans For New Summer Tournament to Rival Champions League: The Nightly EPL

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The Qatari royal family are planning on releasing plans next month to launch a new soccer club tournament to be held every two years in Qatar and the neighboring Gulf states, according to an exclusive in The Times newspaper. The tournament would … Continue reading

Queens Park Rangers’ Accounts Reveal Worrying Future If Relegated: The Nightly EPL

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Queens Park Rangers could be doomed financially if they are relegated at the end of this season reveals Guardian reporter David Conn. It was revealed earlier today that the club has debts of over £85 million — and that’s even before their … Continue reading

FIFA Confirms Goal-Line Technology Will be Used at Next Summer’s World Cup in Brazil: The Daily EPL

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FIFA is finally making a positive step in the game with the announcement that they will have goal-line technology in place for next summer’s World Cup in Brazil. “After a successful implementation of Goal-Line Technology (GLT) at the FIFA Club … Continue reading

Mancini Accuses Man City Players of Complacency; Singles Out Joe Hart For Criticism: The Nightly EPL

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After Manchester City’s pitiful performance against Southampton, where the Saints walked over the current Premier League champions, manager Roberto Mancini accused his team of complacency and singled out goalkeeper Joe Hart for criticism. “It’s not strange because he did two … Continue reading

FOX Grooms Basketball Commentator to be its New Voice of Soccer

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FOX College Football & NFL on FOX Play-by-Play Announcer: Gus Johnson

FOX Soccer today announced that basketball announcer Gus Johnson will be the lead commentator for several high profile Premier League and Champions League matches over the next few months. Plus, Sports Illustrated have revealed that Johnson is being groomed by … Continue reading

Everton Open Talks With Sevilla About a Deal for Spain Striker Alvaro Negredo: The Nightly EPL

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Alvaro Negredo

Now that Everton’s deal for FC Twente striker Leroy Fer has fallen through due to medical issues, Everton are on the verge of signing Spanish striker Alvaro Negredo from Sevilla. If the Toffees will be able to secure his signature, … Continue reading