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Germany head coach, Joachim Löw, will regret dropping volland for brazil

Germany head coach, Joachim Löw, will regret dropping volland for brazil

Whenever you pick a squad for the world cup the first thing people always see is the amount of strike force they have and the amount of well known top class players are there in the attacking department. And people would have surely noticed the strike force literally missing in the Germany national squad. Their only out and out striker ... Read More »

Will the USA Advance Past Group G?

Will the USA Advance Past Group G?

We’ve had a couple of months to absorb the crushing blow of a group draw with Ghana, Germany, and Portugal, so it’s time to pose the question: can the US advance? Yes, they can. Let’s be honest about it. United States fans are filled with optimism for this World Cup, and that is because of the magical Jurgen Klinsmann. The ... Read More »

Has Aron Johannsson Overtaken Jozy Altidore for a Starting Spot in Brazil?

Has Aron Johannsson Overtaken Jozy Altidore for a Starting Spot in Brazil?

The United States Mens National Team has a deep striker pool. Jozy Altidore, Aron Johannsson, Eddie Johnson, and Terrence Boyd are all virtual locks for Brazil. However, the real question should be who would start. Let’s with Jozy Altidore. The 24 year old Sunderland striker has had a nightmarish season for the Black Cats so far, scoring only 2 goals ... Read More »

Live 2014 World Cup Draw

Live 2014 World Cup Draw

The Final Draw for Brazil 2014 is set to get underway in mere minutes in Rio, please join Footyblog for the live feed Groups Group A 1  BRABrazil 2  CroatiaCROA2 3  MexicoMEXA3 4  CameroonCMRA4 Group B 1  ESPSpain 2  NetherlandsNEDB2 3  ChileCHIB3 4  AustraliaAUSB4 Group C 1  COLColombia 2  GreeceGREC2 3  Ivory CoastCIVC3 4  JapanJPNC4 Group D 1  UruguayURUD1 2  Costa RicaCRCD2 3  EnglandENGD3 4  ItalyITAD4 Group E 1  SwitzerlandSUIE1 2  EcuadorECUE2 3  FranceFRAE3 4  HondurasHONE4 Group F 1  ArgentinaARGF1 2  Bosnia-HerzegovinaBIHF2 3  IranIRNF3 ... Read More »

If the World Cup was tomorrow, who would Hodgson pick now?

If the World Cup was tomorrow, who would Hodgson pick now?

Roy Hodgson’s England squad announcement is not for another six months but if the World Cup squad has to be announced today, who would you pick? Footyblog.net takes a look at the potential candidates and who it would select. Goalkeepers The goalkeeper places look to be a clear decision of making four into three. Joe Hart is almost, despite his ... Read More »

England crash to 2nd defeat in 4 days against Germany

England crash to 2nd defeat in 4 days against Germany

Roy Hodgson’s England suffered their second defeat in the space of a week against Germany last night at Wembley. The Germans, fielding an experimental side without the likes of Neuer, Lahm and Ozil, came away with a 1-0 victory thanks to a header from Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker, Germany’s skipper for the night, last in the first half. The 1-0 ... Read More »

France, Portugal and Croatia all win to progress to finals as Greece hold on

France, Portugal and Croatia all win to progress to finals as Greece hold on

France completed a stunning comeback as they won 3-0 in 90 minutes to overturn the 2-0 defeat they faced at the hands of Ukraine on Friday night. A goal in each half by Liverpool’s Mamadou Sakho, separated by a strike from Karim Benzema, (a player who was tipped to start by footyblog.net) saw France progress to next summer’s finals. Didier ... Read More »

France have it all to do as European qualification reaches its climax

France have it all to do as European qualification reaches its climax

Didier Deschamps’ France side have it all to do if they are to make it to the World Cup finals in Brazil next summer tonight after losing 2-0 in Kiev on Friday. The Ukrainians took control of the tie in the first leg thanks to goals from Roman Zozulya and a late penalty from Andriy Yarmolenko. Ukraine’s advantage also leaves Didier ... Read More »

Preview: England take on Germany at Wembley

Preview: England take on Germany at Wembley

Roy Hodgson’s England take on Germany at Wembley on Tuesday night looking to bounce back from Friday’s disappointing 2-0 defeat at the hands of Chile. A lot of the pre-match talk has been about Hodgson and the fact he nearly took over as German manager in 1998 but by the time Tuesday night arrives, this will have been well forgotten ... Read More »

Nigeria And The Ivory Coast Book Places In Brazil (VIDEOS)

Nigeria And The Ivory Coast Book Places In Brazil (VIDEOS)

Both Nigeria and the Ivory Coast will take part in next year’s World Cup as they both qualified for Brazil 2014 on Saturday, with Nigeria seeing off Ethiopia while the Ivory Coast squeezed past Senegal in their respective African Playoff-Round ties. The Super Eagles had the much easier path to Brazil by scoring a 2-0 home win over Ethiopia to win the ... Read More »