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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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  • 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…

  • Right now, Angel Di Maria is the best soccer player on the planet

    No one is playing better than the Argentine workhorse. Not even Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Queiroz challenge for South Africa

    Salary demands could be a stumbling block to former Real Madrid manager Carlos Queiroz rejoining South Africa for a second spell as national coach. He reportedly wants about four times the $50,000-a-month (37,000 euros) earned by Gordon Igesund, who was dumped after an unsuccessful two-year reign.…

  • 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…

  • Brazil eye Dunga as Scolari successor - reports

    Brazil could appoint former coach Dunga to replace Luiz Felipe Scolari as national team boss, media reports indicated Saturday, despite ex-Corinthians coach Tite being considered the long time favourite. The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) earlier confirmed it will unveil its choice of…

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  • 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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  • What worries? Brazil World Cup scores high

    Brazil's World Cup organizers can say it now: ''Esta tudo bem'' - it's all OK. After being plagued by doubts over whether the stadiums would be ready and stay standing, and if Brazil's people would join in the fun or try to spoil it, their tournament is a winner. Memorable games, fantastic goals…

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