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Zlatan Ibrahimovic

World Cup Playoffs – Early Thoughts on Favorites

Posted on 22 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

The draw to the UEFA playoffs for the World Cup puts two huge stars; Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Cristiano Ronaldo, against each other as Sweden will be playing Portugal to take center stage, while the disappointing French side no one wanted to meet will play the slightly over achieving Ukraine side no one wanted to play against. More

England meet Poland in a must win match at Wembley. The two teams ended their encounter in Warsaw with a 1-1 draw.

2014 World Cup Qualifiers – Matchday 10 Predictions

Posted on 15 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

The last match day of the World Cup qualifying groups in Europe and the Americas has mostly battle for the final second-place spots in UEFA or the last one or two automatic slots across the Atlantic. England hosting Poland, hoping to finish ahead of Ukraine, seems like the biggest focal point of the evening, while in Costa Rica, Mexico will try and avoid a loss in order to at least clinch a playoff spot. More

Raul Jimenez

World Cup Qualification Scenarios

Posted on 13 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

The final match days for the UEFA, CONCACAF and CONMEBOL teams is approaching, and we take a look at all the possible qualification scenarios for the remaining teams in contention … More

Witsel, Lukaku

World Cup – 14 Teams Already Qualified

Posted on 12 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

After the latest round of qualifying matches, four more teams clinched their place in the 2014 World Cup, as Belgium, Switzerland and Germany joined two more European teams on the trip to Brazil, while Colombia became the third team from South America to ensure their place in the competition. More

England v Montenegro - FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier

2014 World Cup Qualifying – UEFA Results & Tables

Posted on 11 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

With only one match left in the European qualifiers, Belgium, Switzerland and Germany clinched their place in the world cup with wins over Croatia, Albania and Ireland. England took a … More

Wayne Rooney

Biggest Matches Left in World Cup Qualifiers

Posted on 8 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

It’s boiling point in the World Cup qualifying stages, heading into the final two matches in Europe, South America and North America. Most groups in Europe are about second place battles, but England demand most of the attention in Group G, battling with Ukraine, Poland and Montenegro for the top spot, playing the last two mentioned, both at Wembley. Mexico grab the focus in North America with their huge match against Panama, while South America still has plenty of options open. More

Argentina Beat Paraguay

2014 World Cup Qualifying – CONMEBOL & CONCACAF Groups Results

Posted on 11 Sep, 2013, by in Soccer

We have our first team from the South American group making it into the World Cup (aside from the host, Brazil), as Argentina enjoyed a huge 5-2 win over Paraguay to clinch their spot. In the North American group, the huge rivalry match between the USA and Mexico ended in favor of the Americans (2-0), taking the top spot in the group. More

Robin van Persie Netherlands

2014 World Cup Qualifying – UEFA Groups Results

Posted on 10 Sep, 2013, by in Soccer

Three nations completed their qualification for the 2014 World Cup: Italy, thanks to a 2-1 win over the Czech Republic despite conceding first; the Netherlands through a 2-0 win over … More

Roy Hodgson & England

2014 World Cup Qualifiers – Matchday 8 Predictions

Posted on 10 Sep, 2013, by in Soccer

The World Cup qualifiers continue as in most groups it’s not very hard to determine who will qualify from, especially in the UEFA matches. The United States hosting Mexico seems to be the biggest thing happening around the world, while Uruguay playing Colombia in the South American group should also provide fireworks. More

Roberto Soldado Goal

2014 World Cup Qualifiers – Game Day 2 Results

Posted on 11 Sep, 2012, by in Soccer

A busy day with plenty of goals but only one real surprise, as England made their first mess of the campaign by failing to beat Ukraine at home, while the European champions Spain needed a late goal to win in Georgia; Italy struggled but won against Malta and Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t score as Portugal beat Azerbaijan. More