Category Archives: World Cup Qualifying

World Cup berth secured, but plenty on the line for USMNT squad in final qualifier

A number of reserves will have a chance to prove that they deserve a place in the U.S. Men’s National Team World Cup squad when they face Panama on the road on Tuesday evening. Continue reading »

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Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

England can secure automatic qualification to the 2014 World Cup on Tuesday if they defeat Poland, while Uruguay need to turn around a massive goal difference when they host Argentina, needing a win and bags of goals. Continue reading »

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Bradley set to lead Egypt into Ghana for first of two decisive qualifiers

Bob Bradley and Egypt will head into Accra Sports Stadium on Tuesday for the first of two World Cup qualifying matches that will determine if the Pharaohs reach next summer’s tournament in Brazil. Continue reading »

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CONMEBOL Qualifying Preview: Ecuador battles Chile; Uruguay host weakened Argentina; and more

While Argentina and Colombia have qualified for the 2014 World Cup already, Chile, Ecuador, and Uruguay are all still fighting to land the final two automatic qualifying places in CONMEBOL qualifying. Continue reading »

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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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