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Fifa World Cup: Winners And Losers

Fifa World Cup: Winners And Losers

By Toni Matthews-El July 13, 2014

Well, that’s all she wrote for the 2014 World Cup. It has been a crazy one, hasn’t it? I don’t think it played out one bit like ANYONE predicted. Did you predict an Argentina vs Germany final? Did you predict …

Luis Suarez Football Ban: Why It Will Solve Nothing

We all knew that a lengthy ban was coming for Uruguayan football player Luis Suarez. One doesn’t take a chunk out of three different players and walk away without a serious punishment. Already there is a great deal of controversy …

FIFA World Cup: Is Nigeria The Last Hope For Africa?

The African continent has yet to produce a World Cup-winning team. Many nations have tried, but all have failed. Even worse, most that qualify for the event are eliminated within the groups stage of competition. It was a sad fact …

World Cup Standings: Week One’s Winners And Losers

Well, the first week of the much anticipated World Cup is over. After a thrilling series of games, some teams rose to the occasion while others…flopped. The winners and losers emerging from Week 1 are in some cases expected and …

U.S. vs Ghana: Third Time The Charm?

I confess that I watched with a certain amount of glee when Ghana saw their World Cup hopes dashed to pieces by Uruguay in 2010. It was the bitterness of an American football fan who saw the United States advance …

Lionel Messi Is An International Flop

No one in their right mind lowers the bar for elite athletes, and yet this is exactly what is done for Argentinian international Lionel Messi. Quite frankly it’s both disappointing and disturbing. Three World Cups and only two goals. This …

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People can say whatever negative things they want to about Cristiano Ronaldo, but one thing no one should doubt at this stage of his career is his dedication to football. Ronaldo has grown into a professional and immensely talented football …

Iker Casillas: Not The Goalkeeper He Once Was?

5-1. It’s a scoreline that stunned World Cup watchers across the globe. But then, who wouldn’t be stunned? Spain has become practically synonymous with outstanding football over the past decade. This view was largely aided by their ability to collect …

FIFA World Cup Set To Begin As Controversy Looms

Well, we’re on the threshold of a fresh FIFA World Cup. What should simply be a tournament about the best of the best from each country competing for the 2014 title is often overshadowed by a series of controversies and …

World Cup 2014: Who Are The Dark Horses?

With the FIFA World Cup a little over a week away, excitement over the event is building to a fever pitch. Everyone is prepping for the drama, thrills, and surprises that are typically found in World Cup game fixtures. As …

Landon Donovan’s Removal Makes Little Difference

As a football fan (soccer to those who don’t watch it internationally), I admit there is a huge part of me that would like nothing more than for my United States men’s team to swoop down on the competition at …

World Cup 2014: Does Team USA Stand A Chance? World Cup 2014: Does Team USA Stand A Chance?

The American national team will have its work cut out for it going into the 2014 World Cup. Team USA managed to land in a really tough group. The United States is in Group G with Portugal, Germany, and Ghana. …

FIFA World Cup 2014: Will Brazil Be Ready? FIFA World Cup 2014: Will Brazil Be Ready?

Brazil will be hosting the next FIFA World Cup, but many are wondering if they will be ready in time, as there are less than 3 months left before the event is scheduled to begin. Cuiaba, the capital city of …