World Cup Buzz Archives for January 2009

African WC Qualifying Wrap: March 28-29

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The African continent was in full grip of World Cup qualifying fever as the opening round of matches in the final stage of qualifiers began. In 2006 World Cup qualifying, Africa witnessed a changing of the guard with 4 new teams making their 1st appearance in The Great Tournament and according to the results from [.

Asian WC Qualifying Wrap: March 28-29

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This weekend's matches in Asia provided further proof that there is some high quality, dramatic football being played in Asia. The race for 3rd place in Group 1 just got more interesting as Uzbekistan moved into a 3-way tie with Qatar and Bahrain. Uzbekistan rose above the Qatar defense for a crushing 4-0 home win.

5 Most Controversial Moments in World Cup History

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With the pride of whole nations at stake in even the qualifying matches for the tournament, the Football World Cup has the ability to bring out the best and the worst of both football fans and in participating teams. It is therefore no surprise that after over almost a century of competition, the Football World [.

Scottish Football A Four Year Episode: A New Hope?

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"There is no doubt he is an exceptional talent at 17" replies George Burley, Scotland manager, speaking to BBC Sport in February. He was asked about potentially playing the latest talent in Scottish football, Rangers Midfielder John Fleck, in an important South Africa 2010 qualifier at the end of march.

CONMEBOL WC Qualifying Standings Matches

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Just one day remains till the globe becomes hypnotized by national team football in the form of World Cup qualifiers.  At World Cup Buzz, we've given you a some info on Asian, African, CONCACAF, and now we'll let you know what's going on in the toughest region of all, CONMEBOL - South America. The big story [.

African WC Qualifying Standings Matches

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With the World Cup being held in Africa, it will be the perfect time for Africa's national teams to showcase their extraordinary talents. These upcoming matches will be the opening round of the final stage of African qualifiers and the big question is: Will there be a repeat of 2006 when 4 African countries made [.

CONCACAF WC Qualifying Standings Matches

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CONCACAF's Final hexagonal stage continues with some intriguing matchups.  On Saturday, its top vs bottom.  1st place Costa Rica travels to last place Mexico.  Its another must win game for Sven-Goran Eriksson.  His side is on the bottom of the table after the opening round and with captain Rafa Marquez suspended & Antonio "Zinha" Naelson not chosen, Sven has a [.

Asian WC Qualifying Standings Matches

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Asian World Cup Qualifying for 2010 will be halfway over after this round of matches and we will be closer to knowing who will be in for sure and who will be vying for the playoff between the two 3rd place teams in each group. In Group 1, Japan and Australia could solidify their places in the The Great Tournament if [.

World Football Team Of The Week: #3 - March 9 - 15

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Alright this choosing a World Football Team Of The Week is gaining momentum, this is the 3rd volume and we got another team worthy of the title of World Cup Buzz World Football Team Of The Week.  This week's team took down two of the biggest clubs on the planet and scored a lot of [...] Related posts:
  1. World Football Team Of The Week: #2 - March 2 - 8 All over the world there was some amazing performances.

World Football Team Of The Week: #4 - March 16 - 22

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Okay, I'm at home jamming to the new Rick Ross f. John Legend song, "Magnificent" while I'm writing this.  I'm definitely feeling the energy, BIG UP to the 3-0-5, that song is FYAH!!!. Good news this week, Miami FC, the only pro soccer/football team in town will be in operation for the upcoming [.

Copa Libertadores Wrap: Mar. 17 - 19

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We are getting close to the end of the group stage as teams jockey for higher seeds in the Round of 16.  As expected, the big name teams displayed their power this week. Boca Juniors continued their confident play in the group stage with a 3-1 road win vs Guarani of Paraguay.  Boca dominated the 2nd half [.

Official Bids For 2018 2022 World Cups Confirmed

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Who will hold the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups?  That will be decided in the next year or so as FIFA confirmed that 13 nations officially bid for the chance to host The Great Tournament.  According to FIFA.com, Australia, Belgium and the Netherlands, England, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Spain and Portugal, and the USA [.

Maradona Names Squad For Upcoming WC Qualifiers

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Diego Maradona's squad for upcoming World Cup Qualifiers has been announced and the glaring absence is of Boca star, Juan Roman Riquelme who quit the team after differences with Maradona. Daniel "Rolfi" Montenegro of Independiente looks to be the one that will take Riquelme's position on the pitch. Goalkeeper Federico Vilar of Atlante was a [.

World Football Team Of The Week - Volume Three

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Alright this choosing a World Football Team Of The Week is gaining momentum, this is the 3rd volume and we got another team worthy of the title of World Cup Buzz World Football Team Of The Week.  This week's team took down two of the biggest clubs on the planet and scored a lot of [...] Related posts:
  1. World Football Team Of The Week - Volume Two All over the world there was some amazing performances.

Top 5 - Edition V: March 28-April 1 WC Qualifiers

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With World Cup Qualifiers coming up in the next couple of weeks, its time for another Top 5 here on The Buzz.  These are the Top 5 things to watch for as teams compete to solidify their place for The Great Tournament in 2010 on The Motherland: #1 - Maradona Starts To Feel Albiceleste Heat El Pibe [.

Brazil Squad Set For CONMEBOL WC Qualifiers

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Seleção coach Dunga has announced his roster for the upcoming CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Peru. The squad is almost the same as the one named for the friendly against Italy. The only changes were Miranda of Sao Paulo FC taking the place of injured Roma defender Juan and Kleber of SC Internacional of Porto [.

Copa Libertadores Wrap: Mar. 10 - 12

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That was the scene last year when Liga De Quito stunned the world with their Libertadores triumph.  Every team in the group stage is vying to feel the same joy & euphoria. With every team having played at least 2 group matches after this week of Libertadores matches, it is becoming clear who are the pretenders and the [.

World Football National Team Rankings - March 2009

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Another month has passed and its time for the World Cup Buzz World Football Rankings. Later this month World Cup qualifying will resume in Europe, Asia, South America, Africa, and CONCACAF. Since the last FIFA date of February 11 & 12, its been pretty quiet on the national team front so there won't be many changes [.

World Football Team Of The Week - Volume Two

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All over the world there was some amazing performances. Lille LOSC beat Lyon twice in the same week,  Sport Recife continued their surprise play in the Copa Libertadores by beating defending champions Liga De Quito 2-0 and then finished their week with a 4-2 win over Salgueiro in the Pernambuco State Tournament.

Copa Libertadores Weekly Roundup - Mar. 3 - 5

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O Rei has experienced the joy of winning a couple of Libertadores with Santos of Brazil and even though Santos is not participating in the Libertadores this year, the tournament is still loaded with drama.  This past week was a positive time for Chilean clubs in the Libertadores. Colo Colo surprised Palmeiras in Sao Paulo 3 -1 on the strength of attacking [.

World Football Team Of The Week - Inaugural Edition

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On some of our sister sites a special team is awarded the honor of Team Of The Week for their accomplishments during a particular week.  Well with so many leagues in action all over the world, its time to do it on World Cup Buzz.  So beginning this week we will award a Team Of [...]