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USMNT Rumors: Team to Face Colombia in September Friendly

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USMNT Rumors: Team to Face Colombia in September Friendly

There is a possibility that Colombia made head to San Antonio, TX to face off against the USMNT for a friendly on September 9th. Colombia is coming off a sensational run in the 2014 World Cup that saw them fall in the quarterfinals to host nation, Brazil. It appears as if the USMNT will have […]

Neymar Out for Remainder of FIFA World Cup

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Neymar Out for Remainder of FIFA World Cup

The worst fears of the Brazilian fans were realized just moments ago as team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar announced that the Barcelona striker would be out for four-to-six weeks with a fractured vertebra suffered in the host nation’s 2-1 win over Colombia on Friday. Obviously that time-frame would end Neymar‘s chances of making any more impact […]

Live 2014 FIFA World Cup Commentary for June 13

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Live 2014 FIFA World Cup Commentary for June 13

Ivory Coast 2, Japan 1 Keisuke Honda, Japan (16′) Wilfried Bony, Ivory Coast (64′) Gervinho, Ivory Coast (66′) 7:55 pm: Thank you for joining me for this match. This is Chris Blakely and I enjoyed bringing you the action tonight. Matthew Evans will be back with you tomorrow at 11am EDT for more live coverage. 90+6: And there […]

2014 World Cup Group C Preview: Colombia vs. Greece

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2014 World Cup Group C Preview: Colombia vs. Greece

Group Stage Round 1: Group C: Colombia vs. Greece Time: Saturday, June 14, Noon EST Channel: ABC Colombia will be heavily favored in this Group C match-up between the South American nation and Greece, even without star striker Radamel Falcao. Colombia is a dark horse to go very deep in this tournament and will be […]

Radamel Falcao Left Off Colombia’s 23-Man Roster

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Radamel Falcao Left Off Colombia’s 23-Man Roster

Colombia’s star striker Radamel Falcao won’t be able to represent the country he helped qualify for its first World Cup since 1998. Falcao was left off Head Coach Jose Pekerman’s final 23-man roster for Brazil announced on Monday during a press conference from the team’s training facility in Buenos Aires. The team’s chances to advance to […]

2014 World Cup: Ivory Coast Announce 28-Man Preliminary Roster

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2014 World Cup: Ivory Coast Announce 28-Man Preliminary Roster

On Tuesday May 13th, the Ivory Coast announced their 28-man preliminary roster for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. There were no real surprises to the roster as Didier Drogba and Yaya Toure were picked as expected. Yaya Toure’s brother, Kolo Toure, was also on the preliminary roster released by manager Sabri Lamouchi. The roster also […]

2014 World Cup: Japan Announces 23-Man Roster

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2014 World Cup: Japan Announces 23-Man Roster

On Monday, May 12th, Japan released their 23-man squad for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Head Coach Alberto Zaccheroni added 31-year-old forward Yoshito Okubo and three defensive players that have been struggling with injuries. Okubo has not played for the Blue Samurai in the last two years and has only managed one appearance for […]

2014 World Cup: Liga MX Players Named to South American Squads

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2014 World Cup: Liga MX Players Named to South American Squads

If Europe is without question the main destination for South American players to go abroad and play soccer, then Mexico is the next most popular destination for South American players who move abroad and play. Whether it be players who need some polishing off before making the jump to Europe, players good enough to move […]

2014 World Cup: Greece Announces 30-man Provisional Roster

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2014 World Cup: Greece Announces 30-man Provisional Roster

Greece Men’s International Team released their 30-man preliminary roster on Wednesday, May 14th. Coach Fernando Santos selected Fulham striker Kostas Mitroglou despite the issues he had once he moved to the club. Mitroglou, 26, scored three goals in the aggregrate win over Romania in the playoffs. Santos also included Panathinaikos players Stefanos Kapino and Nikos […]