World Cup 2014

Mexico

Mexico’s Away Shirt For 2015 Looks Like Real Madrid: Leaked [PHOTOS]

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Photos of Mexico's away shirt for 2015 have been leaked on the Internet.

After Mexico wore its well-designed red away shirt during World Cup 2014, El Tri have returned with an equally impressive shirt for 2015 and the Copa America with a white shirt and fluorescent green trim.

At first glance, Mexico's new home shirt for 2015 looks like a Real Madrid jersey.

Mexico’s Away Shirt For 2015 Looks Like Real Madrid: Leaked [PHOTOS]

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Photos of Mexico's away shirt for 2015 have been leaked on the Internet.

After Mexico wore its well-designed red away shirt during World Cup 2014, El Tri have returned with an equally impressive shirt for 2015 and the Copa America with a white shirt and fluorescent green trim.

At first glance, Mexico's new home shirt for 2015 looks like a Real Madrid jersey.

World Cup

FIFA’s Ethics And Principles Nothing Short of Disgraceful

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FIFA was back in the news this week, which almost always means a good hearty laugh followed by a sustained period of crying.

This week, we found out that the report conducted by American investigator Michael Garcia into the awarding of the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 World Cup to Qatar was, in fact, a practical joke.

FIFA President Sep Blatter Confirms 5th Consecutive Presidential Run

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Current FIFA President, Sepp Blatter has announced his bid for re-election, after first being elected as president of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association in 1998 Blatter has served four consecutive terms for the past 18 years. Although Blatter hinted that the 2014 World Cup in Brazil would be his last, he recently announced his return to the FIFA presidential candidacy Monday in a pre-recorded interview shown at the SoccerEx conference.

Premier League 2014/15: Four ways the World Cup will change the league completely

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In 2010, Spain passed their way to a World Cup victory – defeating the Netherlands 1-0 after extra time. For many in the footballing community, the result signalled the birth of a new tactical era, establishing possession as the primary currency of the sport.

Tony Meola Discusses USMNT, World Cup and MLS All-Star Game

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In April, World Soccer Talk interviewed U.S. Soccer Hall of Famer Tony Meola about his career and some of his thoughts on the U.S. Men's National Team's chances heading into the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

This week we spoke with Tony again, and he reflected on the USMNT's performances, as well as what it means for MLS and the MLS All-Star Game.

FIFA Generated $2 Billion Profit From 2014 World Cup In Brazil, Says Report

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From the 2014 FIFA World Cup, FIFA generated $4.4 billion in revenue and $2 billion profit, which are record numbers for the world soccer's governing body, according to a report by German business newspaper Handelsblatt.

The revenue figure of $4.4 billion is an increase from the $4 billion generated from the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, whilst the profit remains at $2 billion, the same figure from four years ago.

The Post-Mortem: World Cup 2014 – Colombia

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The Post-Mortem concludes now on Just Football on a positive note. We've looked at the failures and flops, now what about one of the best? After a dazzling World Cup what does the future hold for Colombia, and is this the start of a new golden era?

The Worst Brazil Squad Ever: Assessing the 2014 World Cup Squad And Looking To The Future

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In my opinion, the squad that Luis Felipe Scolari chose to representBrazilat their own World Cup was the worstBrazilsquad ever assembled. What was supposed to be a sixth World Cup championship on home soil ended in utter humiliation and exposed an assortment of flaws and frailties. Here, I'll take a look at those who made it, and those who will hopefully be called up in future.

Colombia’s James Rodriguez Volley Against Uruguay Voted Goal Of World Cup 2014

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James Rodriguez strike against Uruguay has been voted Goal of the Tournament by over four million FIFA.com users, beating out Robin van Persie's header and Tim Cahill's volley for the top honor in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Twenty-eight minutes into their Round of 16 match, Colombian midfielder Abel Aguilar looped a header towards Rodriguez, whose back was to the goal, and with just two touches the 23-year-old blasted a strike past Uruguayan goalkeeper Fernando Muslera.

The Post-Mortem: World Cup 2014 – England

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The Post-Mortem is a series on Just Football looking at a selection of (predominantly) non-performing teams at World Cup 2014 and analysing the future. What went wrong? Who's to blame?

The Post-Mortem: World Cup 2014 – Spain

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The Post-Mortem is a series on Just Football looking at a selection of (predominantly) non-performing teams at World Cup 2014 and analysing the future. What went wrong? Who's to blame?

The Post-Mortem: World Cup 2014 – Brazil

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The Post-Mortem is a series on Just Football looking at a selection of (predominantly) non-performing teams at World Cup 2014 and analysing the future. What went wrong? Who's to blame?

Best of 2014 World Cup In Brazil: Games, Goals, Underdogs and More

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The people who don't steadfastly admit that the 2014 World Cup in Brazil has been the best ever edition of the great tournament will at least grant this: It's the best World Cup in "recent memory."

Or, in other words, this may not be the best World Cup ever but I can't remember a better one.

Crests For 32 World Cup Teams Ranked From Best to Worst

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Germany may have triumphed on the pitch, but today we're concerned with crowning the champion of a more esoteric field. Which World Cup country wore the best crest? The criteria for ranking each nation's badge of honor is the quality of graphic design, uniqueness, suitability for sport, its rendering on the shirt, and how well it conveys an aspect of national identity.

The Post-Mortem: World Cup 2014 – Portugal

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The Post-Mortem is a series on Just Football looking at a selection of predominantly non-performing teams at World Cup 2014 and analysing the future. What went wrong? Who's to blame?

Germany Has Euro 2016 and World Cup 2018 In Its Sights

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It's been a few days now since Germany deservedly won their fourth World Cup title. The team is back in Germany, was celebrated live by over 500,000 fans in Berlin and is now off on vacation. So now that we've all calmed down a bit (it might take me a bit longer), it's time to reflect on this accomplishment, how the national team got to this point and what it all really means.

11 Best GIFs of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

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The 2014 World Cup in Brazil was something special, not just in the amount of goals that were scored, but the quality of soccer from almost every one of the 32 teams. To make sure we don't forget any of the memorable moments, We assembled several of our favorite GIFS from the World Cup below.

One of the most sensational goals scored in the World Cup was from Robin van Persie, who scored from an amazing header.

Major League Soccer

Multiple Reports: Jermaine Jones Signs With MLS, Joins Revolution

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The Jermaine Jones - MLS saga is finally over. The 2014 USMNT World Cup star has signed with Major League Soccer, according to Alexi Lalas, who reported the news at halftime of today's Cascadia derby between the Seattle Sounders and Portland Timbers. After a blind draw, due to equaled interest between the Chicago Fire and New England Revolution, Jones ended up moving to Foxboro.

The SBI Show: Episode 153 (Talking MLS, Gedion Zelalem, and more)

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By IVES GALARCEP

After a three-week layoff, the SBI Show is back, and we have plenty to discuss in the first show after the 2014 World Cup.

Episode 153 of The SBI Show touches on a wide array of topics, from the World Cup, to the recent blockbuster signings in MLS, to the latest on Gedion Zelalem and Freddy Adu.

United States Men's National Team

Candidates Who Could Replace Tim Howard During His Leave Of Absence

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While Tim Howard continues to play for Everton and spend more time with his family, there will be sizeable void in the United States Men National Team's defense in a very literal sense. Between the two back-up goalkeepers who traveled with the team to Brazil, and a few scattered amongst MLS and the English Premier League, the fight for a starting birth should become very interesting during the next year.

Must-See Video: Chronicling the USMNT’s return from Brazil

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USMNT falls two spots to No. 15 in latest FIFA Rankings

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By DAN KARELL

The U.S. Men's National Team exceeded expectations at the World Cup by getting out of the "Group of Death," but their finish in the Round of 16 didn't do them any favors in the latest FIFA Rankings.

FIFA dropped their first rankings since the end of the World Cup and the U.

USMNT wins 2014 ESPY for “Best Moment”

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Newcastle United

Pardew – This Midfielder Can Become Leader At Newcastle

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Moussa Sissoko had a good World Cup for France in the summer, and he has been a good player and an automatic starter for Newcastle United ever since he arrived on Tyneside from Toulouse in January of 2013. Moussa Sissoko in action on Sunday And Moussa could have been the hero on Sunday, after Remy [.

Newcastle’s World Cup Legend Speaks Out

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We are kidding only a little bit, when we call Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul a World Cup legend, even though he only played a minute or so in normal time for Holland at the World Cup in Brazil, but his penalty shoot-out heroics for Holland against Costa Rica in the quarter finals was big news [...]

Newcastle Make New Bid To Land Alexandre Lacazette

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There are French reports tonight that Newcastle United have put in a new bid for 23 year-old Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette. Alexandre Lacazette Lyon striker open to move toNewcastle Newcastle have been interested in Lacazette for the last six months, and Newcastle certainly need a top striker brought in before the end of August.

Cabella Vows To Give Everything At Newcastle

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24-year-old French International winger Remy Cabella is back on Tyneside, and should play this weekend in the tournament to be held at Schalke 04, when we play Malaga CF on Saturday and then the hosts Schalke 04 on Sunday both games being held at theVeltins-Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany Remy Cabella vows to give [.

Newcastle’s Attempt At Signing Playmaker Could Be In Jeopardy

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There was news over the weekend that Newcastle had moved in to try to sign play-maker Clement Grenier of Lyon, a top young player who has been made available by his French club. Clement Grenier can leave Lyon But there was also news that Arsenal could still fancy Grenier, and could go after the [...]

Did Newcastle Underestimate This Player By Letting Him Leave?

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Two years ago Alan Pardew had a good look at Fraser Forster during our pre-season games, before sanctioning a £2M move to Celtic, where he had been on loan the previous season and had played very well. Fraser Forster now worth £9M? In the two years since Fraser signed on at the Scottish powerhouse [.

Cabella And World Cup Stars Return To Newcastle

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Remy Cabella and Daryl Janmaat are expected to be joining up with their new Newcastle colleagues this week, after having a couple of weeks off after signing on at Newcastle, and they will both be taking part in the two games in Gelsenkirchen, Germany this coming weekend. Remy Cabella - under the Tyne Bridge Remy [.

Australian Manager Apologizes To Newcastle United

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When Australian manager Ange Postecoglou announced his squad for the World Cup, it did not include Newcastle's 21 year-old center-back Curtis Good, who had not recovered from a hip injury he had pickedup on March 4th, when he made his debut for Australia against Ecuador, and had a really good game according to the manager.

Janmaat Talks About Newcastle Future And European Football

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Although Newcastle will not come out and say it officially, we are pretty sure the stretch goal for next season is a top six finish, much like we accomplished two years ago, when in the preceding summer we brought in players like Yohan Cabaye, Demba Ba and Davide Santon. Daryl Janmaat European football a [.

Brazil

Brazil’s ill-fated World Cup manager back in work… in Brazil!

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Brazil's ill-fated World Cup manager back in work... in Brazil! - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Luiz Felipe Scolari isn't the most popular man in Brazil right now, held accountable by a section of the nationalfans for the biggest demoralization of their national team in history. You surely don't need to bereminded of the game in question; a7-1 mauling by Germany, in their own World Cup.

Top ten best things of the World Cup

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I guess after getting annoyed and writing a negative post on the bad things of the World Cup yesterday, I should write one of the best things of the World Cup, in my personal view. 10. Seeing friends and family during this World Cup: For me this World Cup was an excuse to travel and enjoy with friends and family, and I did so shamelessly.

Top ten worst things of the World Cup

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I am back to my dull and boring life. Without anything useful to do besides changing a flat tire on my car, I have reflected on the top ten worst things of this world cup. There was a lot of shit to consider, from the social problems in Brazil that perhaps became more prominent during the World Cup. But more directly related to the tournament these are the ten worst (and believe me, it was not

Eyes On Rio – The Final

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The Soccer Yanks have teamed up withAcross the Pond(@atpradio) to form Eyes On Rio; a collaborative effort to analyze, preview and showcase the return of the greatest sporting spectacle The 2014 World Cup.This is it, the last Eyes On Rio, putting a bow on Brazil.

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The Rest

RoM raises £1605 for local charity

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The Republik of Mancunia 2013-14 season review and World Cup 2014 preview raised an incredible £1605 for the Trafford Macmillan Wellbeing Centre.

The country's best journalists, Manchester United supporting writers and football experts from around the world all contributed free of charge to ensure as much money as possible could be raised.

Ibra says…our pick of Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s best quotes

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If there's one thing you can count on from Zlatan Ibrahimovic, apart from a stunning goal here and there, it's his unpredictability you never know what epic soundbite is going to fall out of his mouth next.

Mesut Ozil Believes He Has ‘Nothing To Prove’ To His Critics

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Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil believes that he has always been an easy target for criticism, since his early days in Germany.

Speaking tothe German news agencyDPA,the World Cup winner stated that he has 'nothing to prove' in regards to his critics.

Ozil faced some questions during his first season with Arsenal and has recently been the focus of heavy criticism from football pundits following lackluster performances at the beginning of the Gunners' 2014-15 Premier League campaign.