2022 World Cup in Qatar won’t be played during summer

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Soccer's World Cup traditionally takes place in June and July every four years. But it has been rumored for months that FIFA was considering moving the dates for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar because it would be far too hot for games to take place. Well, now we have ...

Brazil protests: Confederations Cup will not be canceled, World Cup in doubt

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Protests in Brazil over the past week have turned violent and the games of FIFA's Confederations Cup have become a flashpoint for controversy. FIFA has denied that the Confed Cup could be canceled as a result of the protests, but there are now serious questions about country's ability to host ...

USA vs. Mexico: Live Blog

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

USA vs. Mexico: Live Blog

Say Hola To South America’s Rodney Dangerfield

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

To the unknowing, South American soccer is confined to Brazil and Argentina. For many, it’s easy to overlook the small nation sandwiched in between the two footballing powers. But do so at your own risk. Tiny Uruguay, a country of just 3.5 million people, currently reigns as the kings of South America. And ...

Could The United States Get The 2022 World Cup After All?

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

This is interesting news coming out of the world of international soccer. FIFA president Sepp Blatter was re-elected amidst a major controversy involving bribery allegations. These allegations have cast doubt on the voting that awarded Qatar the 2022 World Cup. Blatter could now be forced into swift action to remove the ...

Chelsea Gives New Meaning To Addition By Subtraction

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Imagine your a pro sports franchise and you’ve just been told you can’t improve your team over the next 18 months. And no, this isn’t a post about the Pittsburgh Pirates.  English Premier League power Chelsea was banned from adding new players for two transfer windows after FIFA ruled the club illegally ...

FIFA, We Have A Problem

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Anyone remember during the 2006 World Cup in Germany how there were whispers that South Africa might not be ready to host its own World Cup by 2010? Concerns about construction delays, the political mess the country is in and an overall lack of security had most of the soccer ...