Tag: World Cup Brazil


CGI-filled World Cup montage will help ease your post-cup pain

The World Cup is over. It’s been gone a while now but the realisation that it won’t be returning for another four years is only just perhaps sinking in for many. It was a brilliant tournament filled with excitement, incide


World Cup: Brazil good but not great

Brazil. A Selecao. Canarinho. They’ve helped form the football landscape all around the world with their phenomenal conveyor belt of talent and their care free attitude to football and the way they skilfully play the game. When y


World Cup 2014: Robin van Persie’s brilliant diving header turned into flipbook

The World Cup is off with a bang and has already delivered some thoroughly entertaining games, full of memorable moments. Of the lot, Netherlands hammering holders Spain 5-1 immediately springs to mind. Nobody exp


World Cup 2014: an XI made up of potential stars

The World Cup is a magical period of the summer where the entire world unites in fascination of ‘the beautiful game’. All international political differences and foreign policies are put aside as eleven men from each of the b


What is probable and possible at the 2014 World Cup

From the fans to the players to the media, a huge chunk of the world is ready and excited for what is set to be a magnificent 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Over one billion people will watch 32 nations


A guide to the World Cup

With the greatest show on earth within touching distance, the hype and excitement surrounding the nation is about to hit new levels. It’s the only time of the year when all football fans are united behind the one team, and th


An unknown World Cup XI

You football nuts out there will have heard of these lot (or played with them one time in a FIFA career) but for those of you who are excited for the World Cup but perhaps don’t have the knowledge to keep


USMNT: expectations heading into the World Cup

Take one nation, growing in stature within the sport, a massive competition and ESPN – what do you have? Throw in a pinch of a very pessimistic football culture here in the States and the supposed “very hard group” we’re


Messi to secure legacy at the World Cup?

No trophies, no Ballon d’Or and no La Liga’s Golden Boot for Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi. Some might say the little Argentinian magician has been under a bit of rare pressure during the 2014 campaign e


This Toy Story-esque World Cup promo from the BBC is superb

The World Cup is fast approaching and with it comes an abundance of hype and media advertising promoting what is sure to be a brilliant tournament in Brazil. This latest promo from the BBC is arguably the standout one


Why Roy Hodgson should take a young England to Brazil

Football is all about opinions. Passionate fans gathering around boasting and waxing-lyrical about their teams, players and managers. Refereeing decisions are scrutinised, pundits on your television criticised and supporters mocked.


England don’t need Ashley Cole

With the World Cup fast approaching and Roy Hodgson running out of time to decide who should be in his 23-man England squad, the left-back spot, an area Ashley Cole has been occupying successfully for years, is arguably England’s


Four rising stars to keep an eye on at the World Cup

The World Cup is the pinnacle of the beautiful game as it brings together the finest players on the planet for a month-long feast of football.  Attention and media hype will without a doubt focus on the superstars which the


Time for Hodgson to back the kids

With the World Cup fast approaching rumours as to who could be on the plane to Brazil are on the up. However, instead of the likes of Luke Shaw, Jon Flanagan and Jonjo Shelvey being touted as potential England representatives