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  • Feisty Brazil sets tone for World Cup

    The 2014 World Cup hosts are fighting for a bigger cause, in the streets and in the stadiums of Brazil.

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  • Arsenal must play Santi Cazorla to keep getting the most out of Mesut Ozil

    Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez were big signings for Arsenal, but the two are a bad fit in Arsene Wenger's setup.

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  • Spain start new era with Macedonia thrashing

    A goal on his competitive international debut by Paco Alcacer helped Spain bounce back after a disastrous defence of their World Cup crown in Brazil as the European champions opened their qualifying campaign for the 2016 finals with a 5-1 win over Macedonia on Monday. A Sergio Ramos penalty added…

  • Jorginho wants Italy international callup, and it makes complete sense to give him one

    Now that the Napoli midfielder is eligible to play for the Italian international team, Jorginho would like nothing more than to get a call from Antonio Conte. Italy's new manager should give serious thought to making it happen.

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  • Paulinho is out of favor, but light on potential buyers

    Remember that rumor about Juventus buying Paulinho? This post is part of a deadline morning series on potential Tottenham transfers.You can find all of the posts in the series right here, as well as the initial post explaining this series right here. Last year, we paid £17m for Paulinho and…

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  • Putin attends opening of Spartak's new arena

    Russian president Vladimir Putin on Wednesday attended the inauguration of Spartak Moscow's 2018 World Cup stadium. "This arena is worthy of Russia's most beloved team," Putin said on arrival at the brand new 42,000-seat Otkrytie arena which will also host FIFA Confederations Cup matches in 2017. …

  • For Jose Mourinho, it's Premier League title or bust

    The Chelsea boss got everything he needed in the summer transfer window to construct a championship side.

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  • USMNT to play Ecuador on October 10 in Hartford

    The United States and Ecuador will play a friendly on October 10 at Rentschler Field in Hartford, CT. The U.S. and Ecuador last met on October 11, 2011 in New York. Ecuador won that match, 1-0, on a late goal.

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  • Brazil turn back to Dunga as Scolari successor

    The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) on Tuesday appointed Dunga as coach, replacing Luiz Felipe Scolari, whose contract was not renewed after the hosts' World Cup semi-final thrashing by Germany. The 50-year-old Dunga, Brazil's 1994 World-Cup winning skipper, takes the reins for a second…

  • Dunga favored as new man for Brazil

    Former World Cup-winning captain Dunga is favored to serve for the second time as national coach and will be named as Luiz Felipe Scolari's successor on Tuesday, Globo reported. The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) had planned to announce the new leader last week but instead unwrapped a new…

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  • Rio judge orders 23 anti-World Cup protesters jailed

    A judge in Rio de Janeiro ordered 23 people jailed for "violence" during ant-World Cup protests, including those arrested before the Argentina-Germany final. Judge Flavio Itabaiana de Oliveira Nicolau said Friday the dicision was made because of "the danger the accused pose to the public." …

  • A look at the venues hosting 2018 World Cup

    A look at the cities and venues to be used for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The Moscow city government, which is financing the project, estimates costs of around $640 million. --- MOSCOW, SPARTAK STADIUM The only one of the 2018 stadiums so far to be funded by a substantial amount of private…

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  • Scolari out as Brazil coach after WCup failure

    Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari resigned after the team failed to win the World Cup, the Brazilian Football Confederation said Monday. Scolari promised to win the tournament at home, but Brazil was eliminated in the semifinals by a disastrous 7-1 loss to eventual champion Germany that matched the…

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  • CBF accepts resignation of Scolari backroom team

    Brazil's Football Confederation (CBF) on Monday said it had accepted coach Luiz Felipe Scolari's offer to resign along with his backroom team. Scolari made the offer Saturday after his side, already humbled 7-1 in their World Cup semi-final by eventual winners Germany, slumped 3-0 to Holland in…

  • 2014 World Cup winners and losers

    Coach Joachim Loew and the champion Germans weren't the biggest winners in Brazil.

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  • Blatter gives World Cup 9.25 out of ten

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Monday lavished praise on the World Cup in Brazil, saying it had been a "very special" event. "What makes the World Cup so very special this time is the quality of the football, the intensity of the games," said Blatter, adding FIFA gave the tournament 9.25 out of…

  • Brazil's upside-down Cup: Bad on field, good off

    For Brazil, it was the upside-down World Cup. Brazilians lost at what they were certain they would win - soccer - and won where so many expected failure - organization. Many serious doubts remain: about corruption related to World Cup works;

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