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The History of World Cup Winners & Hosts

Posted on 27 May, 2014, by in Featured, Soccer

The 2014 World Cup will be the fourth to be hosted by a country that has already had the privilege of doing so, as Brazil try and erase the memories of the tragic loss 64 years ago, when they failed to win the competition for the first time, having to wait eight more years before beginning their dynasty. More

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2014 World Cup – Early Favorites

Posted on 5 Jan, 2014, by in Featured

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil isn’t that far away – only five months to go, so it’s a good time to start checking out who is who and what is what, including the early favorites to win the competition. Three teams seem to be somewhat ahead of the rest: Brazil, the hosts and confederation cup winners; Spain, the defending World and European champions; and Germany, with probably the most talented squad heading into the tournament. More

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Stadiums of The 2014 FIFA World Cup

Posted on 15 Dec, 2013, by in Featured

The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil will be played in 12 different stadiums in different cities and different states, all being the capital of its respective region. This means that the tournament is spread more or less across the entire nation, unlike the previous World Cup in the country which was concentrated in the South and South East. More

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Worst Teams in World Cup History

Posted on 19 Nov, 2013, by in Featured, Soccer

Almost every World Cup has a team, usually the champions, which remain carved into our memories forever. However, the same can be said about the worst teams to appear in these tournaments, who don’t only lose all three group matches, but look extremely terrible doing so as well. More

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FIFA Plan to Change World Cup Ranking System & Screw Belgium & Colombia

Posted on 22 Sep, 2013, by in Soccer

FIFA isn’t an organization that likes change, in pretty much anything. So in order to avoid a situation in which “unattractive” names like Belgium or Colombia are the first seed in the 2014 World Cup group draw, they’re about to once again tinker with the system and enable nations with a better chance of selling tickets to have a number one spot reserved for them. More

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2022 World Cup – Qatar, FIFA and Winter Make No Sense

Posted on 16 Sep, 2013, by in Soccer

On one end of the spectrum? FIFA, Sepp Blatter and the chosen hosts of the 2022 World Cup, Qatar. On the other end? Almost everyone else, from the losing bidders, the top European leagues, Fox Spots and many many more, trying to make sure that the World Cup takes place in the summer, as it should, and preferably in a different country. More

Competitions With the Largest Payouts in Sports (Infographic)

Posted on 25 Jul, 2012, by in Featured

Where is most of the money in sports? Probably big sponsorship deals and TV contracts, but because not all of those deals are done directly with players and the teams, tournaments, competitions and leagues have the power of distrubuting the money to their teams and mostly the succesful ones that reach the final stages and win titles. More

2014 FIFA World Cup Qualification (UEFA) Draw

Posted on 30 Jul, 2011, by in Soccer

The draw for the UEFA Qualification groups ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. One mega duel is set – Spain and France will play for supremacy in Group I. More

Getting Ready For Sunday – Remembering the FIFA World Cup Finals

Posted on 7 Jul, 2010, by in Soccer

Four days away from the end of the 19th FIFA World Cup and, we take a stroll through history lane and check out the previous World Cup Final matches from 1930 to 2006. More

World Cup Reminder – The Ten Best Goals From Germany 2006

Posted on 5 May, 2010, by in Soccer

Thirty seven days left before the greatest event in the world kicks off – The 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Just to get warmed up towards the best month a soccer fan has in his life once every four years, here is a nice reminder of the 10 best goals of the 2006 World Cup in Germany. More