I'm not going to pretend that I know what's going on in the world of soccer. What I CAN tell you is that Pokemon and Adidas have teamed up to cheer on Japan in the World Cup 2014, which is why they're decked out in the uniforms you see above. Now if Japan wins, fans can thank Pikachu for that! Link
As we all know by now, there are less than 100 days until the World Cup in the summer, with squads becoming fine-tuned and managers making plans across the globe already. Those plans perhaps look a lot different from how they did atShow More Summary
The latest: After a troubling 2-0 loss against Ukraine on neutral ground, Juergen Klinsmann will look ahead to the April 2 friendly against Mexico at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. Falling on a non-FIFA fixture date, European-based players will not travel and MLS- and Mexican-based players will comprise most, if not all, of […]
ESPN will premiere a new series, “Inside: US Soccer’s March to Brazil,” this spring focusing on the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team as they prepare for the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Steve Bruce sung the praises of Curtis Davies after Hull’s FA Cup win over Sunderland today, with Davies scooping the Man of the Match award. Brucey was so impressed and high on victory that he suggested Davies could even be a dark horse for Roy Hodgon’s World Cup squad. Back in the ITV studio, Roy [...]
Beginning approximately at 11:50am ET, you can watch the draw for the semi-finals of the 2013/14 FA Cup live here on World Soccer Talk courtesy of The FA. Ian Wright will be joined by his son Shaun Wright-Phillips to pull … Continue reading ? WATCH The FA Cup Semi-Final Draw, Live From Wembley Stadium at 11:50am ET [VIDEO] is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Rio is currently pouring its energy into building stadiums, housing, and roads to host the World Cup next summer and the Olympics in 2016. But in the process, the city is uncovering relics of its past—including evidence of its one-time reign as the busiest slave port in the Americas. Read more...
Oribe Peralta of Santos Laguna may well be Mexico's first-choice striker in the World Cup ahead of Manchester United's Javier Hernandez. Want to know why? It's because he can score goals like this: Peralta's golazo came in the Liga MX fixture between Club America and Santos Laguna. Show More Summary
International football might have overwhelmed the midweek agenda, with plenty of World Cup talk, but speculation surrounding club sides is never far from the newspapers—and this week was no different. Robin van Persie, Carles Puyol,Show More Summary
KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia (AP) — Olympic champion Mario Matt led a men’s World Cup slalom after Olympic Champ Matt Leads WCup Slalom After 1st Run - -
When you sit down to consider the amount of footballing talent that has passed through Barcelona over the years, it really is quite something. Ballon D'Or winners, World Cup winners. The Dutch, Brazilians and Argentinians. Students of...Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) Years ago, before a big match between England and Denmark, a chauvinistic commentator predicted that the Danes would take a beating at Wembley Stadium and then go back to “doing what they do best — drinking lager, making...Show More Summary
Leading players target World Cup qualifying spots in ArmeniaLeonard BardenThe Guardian, Friday 7 March 2014 10.19 ESTThe 2014 European championships are underway in Yerevan, Armenia, but most of the leading contenders will not be too...Show More Summary
With two weeks already in the books, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will emanate from Las Vegas Sunday as 43 of the world's best drivers vie to take the checkered flag in the Kobalt 400. Las Vegas has been a Sprint Cup stalwart since 1998, and the 1.5-mile track has proven to be a major challenge for the drivers. Show More Summary
On World Soccer Radio, Danny is joined by journalist Joe Curley as the two wrap up an eventful week throughout the globe. Plus we provide our Premier League and FA Cup predictions ahead of the weekend. Get involved with the … Continue reading ? WATCH World Soccer Radio, On Replay; Tonight’s Topics: FA Cup and EPL Preview is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Anna Fenninger, the silver medal winner in the giant slalom at the recently concluded Sochi Olympics, won a World Cup giant slalom race for the second straight day Friday to leap into the top spot in the overall Alpine World Cup standings. Show More Summary
The mystery of what England’s away shirt will look like for World Cup 2014 can now be revealed after a photograph has been leaked on the Internet. Not surprisingly, England will be wearing red as their away shirt during 2014. … Continue reading ? England Away Shirt For FIFA World Cup 2014 From Nike: Leaked [PHOTO] is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Republican Senators Mark Kirk (IL) and Dan Coats (IN) sent a letter to FIFA’s chairman Sepp Blatter and demanded the soccer organization ban Russia from the 2014 World Cup and not allow them to host the 2018 World Cup. In their letter...Show More Summary
Rising tensions in Ukraine have spilled over into the sports world, where two United States senators have begun the push to strip Russia of its FIFA membership and move the 2018 World Cup to a new site, according to Goal.com. A pair of Republican U.S. Show More Summary
Racism remains a bane of Brazilian football. And with the World Cup around the corner, it’s a sad and sorry situation that black players are still being subjected to racist abuse while plying their trade in their home country, let alone what may occur abroad. Santos midfielder Arouca has taken the brave and magnanimous move [...]