Category Archives: World Cup Qualifying

UEFA Qualifying Preview: Four more nations can secure qualification; Iceland can land playoff spot; and more

With four automatic qualifying spots remaining in UEFA World Cup qualifying, the team’s near the top of Groups F, G, H, I are in for a battle on the final day of qualifying, with England, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Russia, and Spain all looking to secure those top places. Continue reading »

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Sunday Ticker: Nigeria and Ivory Coast win first-leg matches; Kaka set for return from injury; and more

Nigeria started the final round of African World Cup qualifying on a positive note with a 2-1 road victory against Ethiopia, with Emmanuel Emenike scoring both goals. Didier Drogba also scored in the Ivory Coast’s win against Senegal. Continue reading »

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CONCACAF Rewind: Jimenez’s late goal brings Mexico victory; Honduras defeat Costa Rica at home; and more

Raul Jimenez became an overnight sensation when he came on and scored a magical bicycle kick to give Mexico a 2-1 victory vs. Panama, and Jerry Bengtson played the hero role again for Honduras with a goal to lead the Catrachos to a 1-0 victory vs. Costa Rica Continue reading »

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UEFA Rewind: Germany, Switzerland, Belgium book places in Brazil; Holland thrash Hungary; and more

Germany, Switzerland, and Belgium all earned a place at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil with victories on Tuesday, while the Netherlands thrashed Hungary, 8-1, at the Amsterdam Arena. Continue reading »

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USMNT Road to Brazil: Episode 15

The USMNT Road to Brazil: Episode 15 previews the USMNT’s next World Cup qualifier against Jamaica Continue reading »

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CONCACAF Preview: Mexico facing must-win vs. Panama; Honduras host Costa Rica; and more

Mexico face a must-win game against a plucky Panamanian side when the two meet at Estadio Azteca. Earlier, Honduras look to keep destiny in their hands with a key match against Costa Rica. Continue reading »

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Soccer Friday: Your Running Commentary

World Cup qualifying kicks into full gear, with Croatia hosting Belgium one of the key matches to watch in Europe and Luis Suarez and Uruguay taking on Ecuador a must-see encounter in South America. In the evening, all eyes will be on Estadio Azteca when Mexico face Panama. 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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CONMEBOL Qualifying Preview: Uruguay, Ecuador fight for fourth; Chile, Colombia try to qualify; and more

The upcoming round of CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers hold plenty of intrigue, as Ecuador and Uruguay face off in a battle of teams trying to avoid the playoff while Colombia and Chile look to book their places in Brazil 2014. Continue reading »

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Tuesday Ticker: Bale ruled out for Champions League duel, Di Canio refutes dust-up claims, and more

Gareth Bale will miss Real Madrid’s UEFA Champions League match Wednesday because of injury, Paolo Di Canio has refuted claims that he had a dust-up with Sunderland players before being fired, and more news from around the world of soccer. Continue reading »

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Egypt to host second leg of World Cup qualifying playoff vs. Ghana in Cairo

Bob Bradley and Egypt will host their pivotal World Cup qualifier against Ghana in Cairo on Nov. 19th, marking the first time in two years the Pharaohs will be playing in the nation’s capital. Continue reading »

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Bradley’s facing a foe both he and American soccer fans know all too well

Former U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Bob Bradley is set to face a foe American fans are all too familiar with when Egypt faces Ghana in the African World Cup qualifying playoffs. Continue reading »

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