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International Soccer

/ 167 days ago

How do international soccer call-ups work?

The international game is one of the most important parts of soccer. The sport's biggest event, the World Cup, and other prestigious tournaments like the Euros or Copa América are considered by many players and fans alike as the pinnacle of the game. When players are chosen for their national squads, they leave their clubs […]

News

/ 174 days ago

UEFA Euro 2024 draw unveils group stage matchups

The official draw for UEFA Euro 2024 took place on Saturday. The tournament will take place in Germany later this summer. Keeping with tradition, the hosts will kick off the competition by playing the first match of the tournament. Germany learned that they will face Scotland in the opening game of Euro 2024. Although typically […]

News

/ 210 days ago

USA fans request more Euro 2024 tickets than other countries

UEFA has officially unveiled their first round of ticketing information for Euro 2024 in Germany. The governing body of the sport in Europe had 1.2 million tickets available in their opening application period. This timeframe began on October 3rd and ran until Thursday, October 26th. However, UEFA received over 20 million ticket applicants from more […]

Business of Soccer

/ 319 days ago

Women’s World Cup failing to generate interest from brands

The 2023 Women's World Cup will be the biggest tournament in the competition's history. After all, FIFA expanded the upcoming tournament in Australia and New Zealand to 32 teams. This also means that the total matches will reach 64 for the first time. However, the growing event looks set to fall short of the governing […]

Gold Cup

/ 406 days ago

USMNT gets drawn easier Gold Cup group than rivals

The United States men's national team have found out their opponents in Group A of the 2023 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Friday's draw for this summer's tournament didn't, however, fill out the entire field just yet. Three nations will have to qualify from a separate Gold Cup Prelims competition. One of trio are set to feature […]

Argentina

/ 3547 days ago

New Rules Needed To Safeguard Players Health On International Duty

The tug-and-pull situation the world’s top soccer players find themselves in is an enviable one for 99% of the sport’s players. These players have to balance between playing for their employer club and representing their country at the international level and, depending on the nation’s success, the competition for both can be equally as fierce. […]

General

/ 5448 days ago

Do We Ask Too Much Of Our International Sides?

Yesterday, I asked the question of implementing live video review in football. Today's question is: are our expectations too high for international football? I enjoyed your responses to yesterday's article. Please weigh in with your feelings on international football in the comment section below. It is easy to hold one's international side to an unfair […]

General

/ 5576 days ago

Chelsea and Hiddink's "Country-Club" Manager Idea is Brilliant. Right?

Hiddink the Hero. Credit hspam via flickr. If I had my way, Guus Hiddink, unveiled today at Chelsea, would be the first of several managers to manage both their national and club sides at the same time. It makes perfect sense: the running gag in the British press always seems to be the enormous amount […]