Category Archives: World Cup Qualifying

FIFA World Cup 2014: How they qualified

Thirty-one nations qualified for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil in a qualification process that took 29 months and 820 matches across the globe. Here’s a closer look at how each nation qualified. Continue reading »

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Thursday Kickoff: Uruguay book ticket to Brazil; Ribery out of Dortmund clash; and more

Uruguay became the final team to qualify for the 2014 World Cup when they drew Jordan, 0-0, at home, finishing with a 5-0 scoreline on aggregate. Continue reading »

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This is the 2014 World Cup field

The field for the 2014 World Cup is set following Uruguay’s 5-0 aggregate victory against Jordan. Continue reading »

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Mexico caps dramatic qualifying run with victory over New Zealand, ticket to Brazil

Oribe Peralta scored a hat-trick as Mexico ran riot over New Zealand, 4-2, in Wellington, to qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Continue reading »

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UEFA Qualifying Rewind: Ronaldo wins showdown vs. Ibrahimovic; France digs out of deep hole; and more

Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic had an epic showdown that ultimately ended with Portugal advancing to the 2014 World Cup, France climbed out of its deep hole to reach Brazil, and more in UEFA’s final round of World Cup qualifying. Continue reading »

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Bradley, Egypt bow out of qualifying with win over Ghana

Bob Bradley and Egypt fell short of their goal of reaching the 2014 World Cup, bowing out of qualifying with a 2-1 win over Ghana on Tuesday that was not enough to erase the 6-1 defeat they suffered vs. the Black Stars in last month’s first leg. Continue reading »

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Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

From Portugal and Sweden’s World Cup qualifier to the friendly between the Netherlands and Colombia, there is no shortage of interesting soccer matches to watch on Tuesday. Continue reading »

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UEFA Qualifying Preview: France has it all to do against Ukraine as second leg approaches

By MARC SERBER In order to make amends for its disastrous and laughable campaign in 2010, France must make history by becoming the first ever UEFA national side to overturn a 2-0 deficit in its home leg versus Ukraine. After … Continue reading »

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