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Who Will Win the 2014 World Cup?

It is incredibly hard to predict the winner of the Soccer World Cup, about to kick off in Brazil. Of course, most soccer fans would ideally love to see their own country winning the coveted trophy, but there is a big difference between wishful thinking and playing the odds statistically. […]

England’s Experimental Squad and Tactics Against Ecuador Give Hodgson Plenty to Ponder

England’s friendly with Ecuador at Sun Life Stadium in Florida on Wednesday saw Roy Hodgson experiment with squad selection and tactics. James Milner got a surprising start at right back, while Wayne Rooney played on the left side of midfield in what started out as a 4-1-3-1-1 formation. England manager Roy […]

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s World Cup Hopes Hang in the Balance After Injury

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, England’s most dangerous, speedy and unpredictable footballer who can cut through defenses, suffered a knee ligament injury on Wednesday during a friendly against Ecuador in Miami, and may be out of the World Cup depending on the severity of the injury. The Arsenal and England attacking midfielder suffered […]

Who Will Win the World Cup In Brazil?

Every four years, the soccer powers and underdogs around the world converge to battle it out to determine who the best soccer nation in the world is. Mix together pride, patriotism, hope, passion and excitement, and you have billions of sports fans from around the planet cheering on their country, […]

Time For FIFA To Reform: Anger At Soccer’s Governing Body Reaching Tipping Point

The Sunday Times’ report into alleged corruption surrounding Qatar’s 2022 World Cup bid is yet another unwanted body blow to FIFA’s credibility as the custodians of world soccer. The central allegation revolves around former Asian Football Confederation President Mohammed Bin Hammam, who is claimed to have paid a total of […]

Most Exciting World Cup Moments: Number 8 – Jorge Burruchaga, Argentina’s Unlikely Hero [VIDEO]

No.8: Jorge Burruchaga, Argentina’s Unlikely Hero (Mexico, 1986) It’s difficult to quantify a moment. So far in this series we’ve had instances that last a few seconds, classic games played over 90 minutes at least and even staggering runs that have lasted almost an entire competition. But for a soccer […]

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Is MLS Really Competitive

The continued outstanding form of the Houston Dynamo and the likelihood that Houston will win yet another MLS Cup title this year begs the question: Have MLS proponents and the league once again exaggerated MLS’ quality, this time in claiming how competitive the league is top to bottom. Consider this: […]

Busy Summer Months For English Football Fans

Some of you may be thinking that the English football season is over until August. In some ways it is, but many of you may realize it’s far from over. The summer months always serve up a lot of transfer activity and stories, so it’s important to stay plugged in […]

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Sepp Blatter interrogated on suspected criminal activity

Sepp Blatter has been interrogated by Swiss authorities today regarding an investigation into charges of “criminal mismanagement” and “misappropriation” by the FIFA President. According to the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG), the organization suspects that in September 2005, Blatter signed an unfavorable contract with the Caribbean Football Union (with Jack Warner as […]

Sepp Blatter cancels FIFA press conference

FIFA President Sepp Blatter cancelled his much-anticipated press conference scheduled in Zurich on Friday, world soccer’s governing body announced. No reason was given for the decision. The conference was initially due to start at 1200 GMT. It was then delayed by one hour before being cancelled altogether. It would have […]

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Today’s Soccer Morning features listener calls and the latest news and updates from the soccer world. You can listen to Soccer Morning live via the World Soccer Talk LIVE page at www.worldsoccertalk.com/live. During the show, you can tweet your questions or observations live to @soccermorning Or better yet, you can […]