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World Cup
Argentina Should Blame Jorge Sampaoli, Not Lionel Messi For World Cup Outcome
15:30 Tuesday 19th June 2018

There has been a lot of criticism towards Lionel Messi for Argentina's draw against Iceland in the 2018 FIFA World Cup opener this past Saturday. At some point, he should get some criticism after failing to convert a penalty. However,…

World Cup
Colombia are the darkhorses of the 2018 World Cup
17:00 Thursday 31st May 2018

It is often said that the CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifiers are the world's most difficult. The competition includes Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, Uruguay, Colombia, Peru and Chile. So, whichever teams come out alive could have decent prospects…

World Cup
How can Peru adjust and replace Paolo Guerrero in the upcoming 2018 World Cup?
17:00 Friday 25th May 2018

Without doubt, Peru were among the biggest surprises in the World Cup Qualifiers all over the world. Despite the fact they were ticketed for yet another four-years without playing in the tournament, Ricardo Gareca’s men came out…

International
Why Chile is not about to fall off a cliff
08:30 Saturday 24th March 2018

Several top teams will not be at the 2018 World Cup. You know about Italy, the Netherlands and United States but at number 10 in the FIFA World Rankings Chile is arguably the most surprising outcast. La Roja won the 2015 and 2016 Copa…

England National Team
Gareth Southgate must choose his England World Cup squad on form
09:30 Thursday 14th December 2017

In September 2016, Gareth Southgate was put in temporary charge of the England national side. After two games in charge, he was chosen as permanent manager. Next year's World Cup in Russia will be the task that shapes his future. When the…

Opinion
Could Olivier Giroud leave Arsenal in January?
15:15 Wednesday 8th November 2017

Olivier Giroud came off the bench in Arsenal's 3-1 defeat to Manchester City on Sunday. The striker racked up only 12 minutes at the Etihad Stadium. The French international could have left the Gunners in summer after falling down the pecking…

England National Team
England will only realise their qualities during the first game in Russia 2018
18:00 Monday 9th October 2017

Over the years, England has become somewhat tedious to watch for many. We all complain how boring we play, yet get the results anyway. But when it comes to the big tournaments we usually don't do that well. Do we always expect more than we…

Scotland
Scotland on track to grab play-off place for World Cup 2018
19:00 Saturday 7th October 2017

Thursday night saw European World Cup Qualifiers return to action. One particular nation was in joyous celebrations after their game. Scotland clinched a 1-0 win against Slovakia courtesy of Martin Skrtel's late own goal. Gordon Strachan will…

England National Team
In depth look into England as World Cup Qualifiers continue
11:00 Tuesday 3rd October 2017

The Three Lions are on the verge of clinching a berth to the 2018 World Cup in Russia. And with only two games left on the Qualifiers schedule, England manager Gareth Southgate has announced the squad for the upcoming fixtures against Slovenia…

Road To The Promised Land
Sorting The Pile: Which CONMEBOL Teams Will Make It To Russia 2018?
16:00 Thursday 7th September 2017

There are two games left in the 2018 CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifiers, and everything is up for grabs. Seven teams are vying for three-and-a-half spots, and we will try to determine which teams will make it to Russia next year once the Qualifiers…

Opinion
Netherlands: What's happened to l'Oranje?
20:00 Monday 4th September 2017

After last Thursday, it's fair to say the fortunes of these historically great footballing nations have turned. France's embarrassment of riches in every position is in full view now while the Oranje vine looks to be running dry. But it wasn't…

Opinion
Three players who shouldn't have made the latest England squad
10:00 Friday 1st September 2017

Last week Gareth Southgate announced his provisional squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Malta and Slovakia. The squad includes a list of 28 players with three debutants in Harry Maguire, Jordan Pickford and Nathaniel Chalobah.…

Opinion
Time for Anthony Martial to take the next step
10:00 Saturday 26th August 2017

It's Anthony Martial's third full season with Manchester United. His first was a breakthrough campaign. The Frenchman must do it again to prove he belongs. For Martial, a starting place in the United lineup isn't everything. His place with…

Opinion
Was there any point to the Garcia Report?
11:00 Thursday 29th June 2017

News flash. The bidding for the 2018 and '22 World Cups was rife with corruption. The 2014 Garcia Report, which FIFA refused to release in full until it was leaked to German news outlet Bild on Monday, confirms it. With the cat out of the bag,…