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World Cup
Did the USMNT's World Cup failure foreshadow Germany's?
15:30 Saturday 30th June 2018

On November 11th, 2017, the United States lost 2-1 to Mexico in Columbus, Ohio. Four days later, they fell 4-0 to Costa Rica in San Jose. Jurgen Klinsmann was sacked. Bruce Arena returned for his second stint as USMNT boss. His second tenure…

World Cup
Roberto Martinez is the Jurgen Klinsmann to Radja Nainggolan's Landon Donovan
12:00 Friday 25th May 2018

Belgium manager Roberto Martinez created a furore on Monday when he released the final 23-man roster for the World Cup. Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan was conspicuously missing. The tattooed, mohawked, chain-smoking destroyer is usually conspicuous…

Other Tournaments
American sport can teach the Premier League a trick or two
11:00 Tuesday 10th April 2018

Football is the most popular and watched sport in the world. A high percentage of audiences watch the action here in England and the Premier League, even in the US, where football is something else entirely and soccer struggles to get…

Opinion
Top-4 performers at the FIFA U20 World Cup
19:00 Tuesday 13th June 2017

A galaxy of stars was born at the just concluded FIFA U20 World Cup in South Korea. But which of them shone the brightest and left unforgettable footprints in our hearts? England made history as they claimed their first title, capping off a…

Youth Scout
CONCACAF's Multinational World Cup Bid Ridiculous
15:00 Sunday 16th April 2017

There should always be more than one way to do something. What's more, people, if not cats, should remain open to alternative methods. I mention this because FIFA, through new president Gianni Infantino has expressed its desire to favor multinational…

World Cup
Bruce Arena Versus The World
13:30 Monday 20th March 2017

Bruce Arena looks even less like Michael Cera than Gareth Southgate. Like the England manager, however, Arena finds himself up against it in his second stint as United States Men's National Team boss. After the USMNT dropped its first two matches…

Opinion
How the Premier League reacted to the US elections
18:20 Thursday 10th November 2016

Sport and politics go hand in hand these days, so it was no surprise to see a number of Premier League club owners, players and fans show their support for either Donald Trump or Hilary Clinton in the United States Presidential election.  Billionaire…

Opinion
Is Bob Bradley the right choice for Swansea?
11:56 Wednesday 5th October 2016

Bradley's appointment is unsurprising given his link to the American owners of the club, but is he the best man for the job? Bob Bradley is not the first name on the list when a Premier League vacancy appears. In truth, his name would most…

England National Team
Deciphering The 2014 World Cup Draw: Who Got Lucky and Who's Got It Tough Before A Ball Is Kicked In Brazil?
08:45 Wednesday 11th December 2013

As expected, the 2014 World Cup draw has thrown up a number of exciting groups which will no doubt produced some engrossing fixtures throughout the opening two weeks of the tournament in Brazil next June, Jack Kitson goes through each of the…

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