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Wenger blames Germany World Cup exit on political protests

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has claimed that Germany’s political demonstrations played a part on their shocking group stage exit in the World Cup. Wenger who is FIFA’s Chief of Football Development admitted that the countries who focused on football and stayed away from off field matters have done well in the tournament so far. […]


/ 347 days ago

Breaking down a potential biennial World Cup with Simon Evans

In the latest installment of World Soccer Talk's newest video series, we discuss plans for a biennial World Cup. As things stand, the World Cup takes place every four years. After all, it started out that way dating back to the original competition in 1930. However, as many passionate soccer fans know, FIFA President Gianni […]

Andrea Pirlo

/ 382 days ago

Gauging the success of former players as managers

Using former players as managers is certainly not a new trend. Vicente del Bosque made 445 appearances for Real Madrid from 1968 to 1984. The Spaniard the returned with a managerial stint that yielded two league titles and two Champions Leagues. Johan Cruyff established himself as one of the world's greatest players on the […]
Jonathan P.Ellgen


/ 466 days ago

Arsenal fall out of contention after worst start in 118 years

Arsenal Football Club is a traditional "Big Six" team. They join the ranks of Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham. These clubs are the biggest clubs in England, mostly based on popularity. However, Arsenal is missing a certain attribute those clubs share. For those clubs, title contention in the Premier League is the […]