Category Archives: FIFA World Cup

Adidas releases 2014 World Cup ball, Brazuca

By DAN KARELL Say hello to the brazuca. Adidas revealed the design of the 2014 World Cup ball tonight in a ceremony in Rio de Janeiro as the World Cup draw approaches this Friday. The name “brazuca” is reportedly an … Continue reading »

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Brazil World Cup stadium collapse kills at least two, may delay construction

A small section of a 2014 World Cup stadium in Brazil collapsed killing two and possibly causing delays. Continue reading »

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Friday Kickoff: Balotelli backed by Prandelli for Brazil; LFP boss reveals match-fixing issues; and more

Despite his on-field emotional outbursts that have plagued him throughout his career, Mario Balotelli has received the backing of Italian National Team head coach Cesare Prandelli to be with the Italy squad at the World Cup next summer. Continue reading »

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UEFA Qualifying Preview: Group H up for grabs; Belgium, Switzerland, Germany can qualify; and more

Some clarity will be brought to UEFA’s Group H in World Cup qualifying on Friday as the four teams still vying for first place play in some high-stakes matches, and more in the upcoming round of qualifiers. Continue reading »

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Gulati against bidding for 2026 World Cup unless FIFA rules are “clearer and tighter”

U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati has revealed that he won’t lead a U.S. bid for the World Cup in 2026 unless FIFA changes their rules and becomes more transparent. Continue reading »

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Kick TV: The Hex (Episode 13 – Yanks Qualify for Brazil, El Tri in Crisis)

Kick TV takes a look at the history of the U.S. Men’s National Team and Mexico playing in Columbus during World Cup qualifying. Continue reading »

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Tuesday Kickoff: Tottenham nearing Willian signing; World Cup tickets on sale; and more

Tottenham aren’t close to being finished with their summer spending spree, as they’ve reportedly had a bid of £30 million agreed by Anzhi for Brazilian midfielder Willian. Continue reading »

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Saturday Ticker: Aubameyang nets hat trick in Dortmund debut; Arsenal defeat Man City in friendly; and more

New Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had a dream debut for his new club on Saturday, netting a hat trick in a 4-0 rout of Augsburg. Continue reading »

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