Category archives for: World Cup

A Viking’s Tale: What Have We Learned About Iceland So Far in Euro 2016?

Another match, another scalp, another historic night. This has very much been the story of Icelandic football over the past two years, with this pattern seemingly showing no signs of abating.  Not so long ago, tournament football was accepted amongst Icelandic fans as an impossibility. This was almost broken when the team reached the European […]

England Manager Roy Hodgson Resigns After Euro 2016 Loss to Iceland

England is left looking for a new manager in the wake of its humiliating UEFA Euro 2016 exit to Iceland, as Roy Hodgson offered his immediate resignation. Hodgson was at the end of his contract, with an extension possible if England made the latter stages of the tournament or generally performed well. Hodgson announced in […]

David Villa

​The legendary Spanish striker still has it, as he showed for current club New York City FC. The 34-year-old is a World Cup, Champions League and multiple La Liga winner and he has taken that experience to the MLS where he is banging in the goals for fun.  World Cup News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Miroslav Klose

​He has scored goals at every club he has been at and despite his ageing legs (the all time top World Cup goalscorer is now 38-years-old), he can still find the back of the net, bagging 7 goals for Lazio last season. Klose is reportedly being targeted by a number of German clubs, but could […]

England Are Still Failing on the International Stage But at Least It’s a Different Way of Failing

​England "can't do much more" to win. That was the view of Roy Hodgson after a 0-0 draw with Slovakia ensured the Three Lions finished with their lowest points tally in the European Championship group stage since 2000 when they were eliminated at this stage. England managed to book a place in the last 16 […]

England’s Jones rules out Lions coaching role

England v Australia Wallabies - Rugby Test

England coach Eddie Jones has poured cold water over speculation linking him with the British and Irish Lions job for the 2017 tour of New Zealand. Jones guided England to their first ever series victory on Australian soil on Saturday with a 23-7 triumph over the Wallabies in the second test in Melbourne. Jones has […]

CBS Local Sports – Player Style Files: Christie Rampone

Watch as Christie Rampone, star captain of team USA, reveals her healthy lifestyle that allows her to compete atop the World Cup competition. For more Player Style Files, go to http://sports.cbslocal.com/show/player-style-files/ World Cup News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Corinthians fury after Tite accepts Brazil job

Tite, head coach of Corinthians, reacts during their Brazil Serie A championshiop soccer match against Sao Paulo, in Sao Paulo, Brazil

By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Corinthians manager Tite has accepted an offer to coach Brazil but his appointment was met with fury at his former club, who accused the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) of underhand tactics and unethical behaviour. Tite, who led Corinthians to two Serie A titles, the Copa Libertadores and the […]

Blatter reveals Messi frustration after World Cup

Lionel Messi was reminding himself of his failure at the World Cup when collecting his Golden Ball, according to Sepp Blatter. World Cup News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Argentina play down Di Maria injury woe

Angel Di Maria (R), who limped out of Argentina's campaign at both the 2014 World Cup and last year's Copa America, was substituted during the 5-0 win over Panama

Argentina played down fears over Angel Di Maria's fitness after the Paris Saint-Germain star was hit by a new tournament injury scare. Di Maria, who limped out of Argentina's campaign at both the 2014 World Cup and last year's Copa America, was substituted during Friday's 5-0 win over Panama. Argentina's medical staff said Saturday the […]

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