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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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Kalou Keeps Chelsea Streak Intact Against Manchester United

Salomon Kalou’s header ten minutes from time cancels out Ji-Sung Park’s opener and preserves Chelsea’s unbeaten record at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea and Manchester United ends honors even at 1-1.Unlike the Liverpool/Manchester United clash last weekend, this was more typical big four fare. The game wasn’t pretty by any means, […]

Halftime Thoughts–Arsenal vs. Liverpool

It’s been a tale of two halves; Arsenal had the better of things and were in control for the first 20 minutes or so, and Liverpool came alive for the last 20-25 minutes. Very impressed with Liverpool’s immediate response to Adebayor’s goal. Once again, Steven Gerrard, the captain, put the […]

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What Chelsea must do to finish 4th in the Premier League

Chelsea is sinking without a trace in this Premier League season. While it has been obvious since a 1-3 loss to Southampton early in October that the Blues were unlikely to repeat as Premier League champions, three league losses on the trot now make it increasingly difficult for Chelsea to finish […]