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Liverpool FC Sign Mario Balotelli; How Does Italian Striker Fit Into Offense?

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Liverpool FC Sign Mario Balotelli; How Does Italian Striker Fit Into Offense?

Mario Balotelli may be more well-known for his on the field temperament issues and tendency to go shirtless than his goal scoring ability, but it’s plain to see from watching just a few minutes of his play that the young Italian striker boasts elite athleticism and a strikers’ instinct. Today, Liverpool FC capitalized on his […]

Luis Suarez: Excessive Punishment For Uruguayan After Biting Incident Would Be Huge Mistake

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Luis Suarez: Excessive Punishment For Uruguayan After Biting Incident Would Be Huge Mistake

If you have access to the internet at all, you must have seen some type of replay of Liverpool and Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini in their Group D match-up of the 2014 World Cup. Immediately after it happened, cries for a life time ban and other excessive punishment ensued on […]

2014 World Cup: Costa Rica Becomes First CONCACAF Team to Advance to Knockout Rounds

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2014 World Cup: Costa Rica Becomes First CONCACAF Team to Advance to Knockout Rounds

On Friday, Costa Rica became the first team from CONCACAF to advance to the knockout rounds. I’d be lying if I told you I thought they would win a single game,, yet alone advance from the Group D — a group also known as the Group of Champions. How did they do it? In their […]

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 Nation Profile: Italy

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2014 World Cup Nation Profile: Italy

The 2014 World Cup is approaching fast as we are less than 40 days until the first kickoff. We will be previewing each participating country over the next two weeks in order to give you a little background on how that nation qualified for the World Cup as well as some key players to keep an eye […]

USMNT Forward Terrence Boyd Deserves Pre-World Cup Camp Look

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USMNT Forward Terrence Boyd Deserves Pre-World Cup Camp Look

Most USMNT pundits believe the fourth and final forward spot for this summer’s World Cup roster headed to Brazil is still undecided. Many believe that Chris Wondolowski and Eddie Johnson are the frontrunners. I believe that Terrence Boyd’s current form for Rapid Vienna of the Austrian Football Bundesliga is quickly confusing that conversation. Jurgen Klinsmann says “The best players possible are playing in the Champions League in Europe. That is where you […]