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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. It was Ghana that knocked the United States out of the 2010 World Cup before going on to lose in …

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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 Brazil’s Mato Grosso state, is filled with unfinished structures that were supposed to be done last December. Reports also say …

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FIFA World Cup: U.S. Draws ‘Group Of Death’

The U.S team will face tough competition in the first round of the 2014 World Cup. The team wound up in the ‘group of death‘, comprising of Ghana, Portugal and Germany. Soccer analysts say it would be a big accomplishment if the U.S. progress to the next level.  Ghana had eliminated the U.S. in the last two World Cups while …

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Brazil Stadium Collapse Kills 3

The Sao Paulo’s Itaquerao Stadium collapsed on Wednesday, killing three workers. The stadium is set to house the 2014 World Cup and there is no certainty if it will be ready. There was substantial damage to the – nearly complete – structure. Television images showed a huge metal structure buckled atop the stadium, destroying part of the stands in the …

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Giovanni Trapattoni Steps Down As Irish Team Manager

Although Ireland has not had a lot of success historically at the FIFA World Cup competition, that has not affected the love of the sport harbored by the people of the country. However, the lack of production on the pitch has lead the team’s manager to step down. As yet another World Cup-less four years approaches manager Giovanni Trapattoni has …

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