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Germany Secure Third With A Look Into The Future

Germany’s young stars triumphed over a resilient and driven Uruguay side, who tested the German backline time and again. Germany’s starting line-up saw a few stars dropped due to sickness and injury, and the likes of Aogo and Janssen were brought in instead. Hans-Jorg Butt also started in net, which […]

World Cup Diary: Time To Choose…

How did Spain and the Netherlands come to be in the final? How can this be? These are my two favorite National teams to watch (after the USA, of course). These are surely the two greatest footballing countries to have never won a World Cup. Okay, yes: I predicted these two would be in the final in […]

Franklin Foer Interview: EPL Talk Podcast

Franklin Foer, editor of The New Republic magazine, joins the EPL Talk Podcast to discuss the relation between globalization and politics with soccer. Plus, he talks about The New Republic’s World Cup blog, how President Barack Obama had a lasting impact on the United States men’s national team in South […]

What Will You Miss Most About the World Cup?

A World Cup Final is one of mixed emotions. Elation at the prospect of watching a game between the two best teams in a tournament. Depression at the thought that after the last kick is made, we have to wait another four years before the tournament begins again. It’s far […]

Germany v Uruguay: Match Preview

Germany’s World Cup sputtered to an end after a dominant Spain side knocked the Germans out of the competition with a 1-0 win in the semi-finals. Now, Germany will face an Uruguayan side that has had some very inspiring performances over the course of the tournament. Their star man, Diego […]

Nike Unveils 'Ball Man' in South Africa: Video

To celebrate the beautiful game, Nike recently unveiled “Ball Man” – a giant 21 meter high footballer made from 5,500 skills balls and weighing more than 4.5 tons suspended from the atrium of the landmark Carlton Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. Ball Man was developed using a 3-D image of […]

Michel Platini Given The All Clear

UEFA president Michel Platini has been released from hospital and is expected to attend tomorrow’s World Cup final between Spain and Holland in Johannesburg. Platini was taken to hospital on Friday night, after collapsing in a restaurant. Early reports indicated a heart attack was the cause for Platini’s collapse, but […]

West Ham United Launch Away Shirt for 2010-11 Season

West Ham United officially launched their new away kit for the 2010-11 season Thursday. But I have a big problem with it. Macron, the shirt manufacturer, and West Ham began with a good idea. They took a classic away Hammers jersey (see picture below with Bobby Moore wearing it), but […]

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