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Confederations Cup

The Confederations Cup is held every four years, the summer before the World Cup, in the host country, as a test run for the local facilities. It involves the top teams from the 6 football federations around the world plus the hosts and the World Champions.

Russia heaves a sign of relief as worrisome St. Petersburg stadium successfully hosts opening...

Russia won the opening match of the Confederations Cup convincingly, but more importantly, the country demonstrated that one of the most problematic World Cup...

2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Preview

The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off in just over two weeks and Russia will be hosting the tournament this time. Sochi, St. Petersburg, Kazan...

The United States Men’s National team, heading into the future with new leading faces

The Yanks are now preparing to go into a new direction, with a new group of players coming in and Jürgen Klinsmann will be leading the...

Back to South America: Spain’s CC hangover in Ecuador

The meeting with Ecuador will be Spain's first game since the loss against Brazil in Confederation's Cup final. What could it tell us?
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Bayern Munich considering £35m swoop for Chelsea’s David Luiz

German giants Bayern Munich are set to launch a £35 million bid for Chelsea’s highly rated defender David Luiz, according to the Daily Mirror. The...

End of an era? No. Spain just need a world-class striker

While Brazil's mauling of Spain in the Confederations Cup final was a dark moment for the world and European Champions, to write them off is utter madness.
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Chelsea Transfer Round Up: Juan Mata going no where

Yes. You have read the headline right. Juan Mata is going nowhere and the news definitely would bring a huge sigh of relief to...

Italy v Brazil: World Cup hosts to be tested

Brazil and Italy will go head-to-head in the Confederations Cup on Saturday, in what could be a dress rehearsal for a knockout stage game at the World Cup.

Carlo Ancelotti wants Paulinho at Real Madrid

Carlo Ancelotti is yet to become the new head-coach of Real Madrid and already speculations are rife about which players he might want to...
Pedro unhappy with Van Gaal's treatment of De Gea and Valdes

Spain silence the doubters with imperious display

Spanish football had been written off by many after the German domination, but Spain's display against Uruguay on Sunday proved their doubters wrong.

Footballers on Holiday 2013 – ‘The Boys of Summer’

It’s the holiday season for the professional footballer. A time to slip off the boots, slither out of the muddy jersey, and jet off...
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Confederations Cup preview: Spain, Brazil and Italy favourites

The 2013 Confederations Cup kicks off this weekend in Brazil, with Italy & Spain being touted as the favourites alongside the hosts.

Messi accused of tax evasion in Spain

Spanish tax authorities have accused Lionel Messi and his father to have filed fraudulent tax returns for 4 years (2006-09) totaling more than €4 million.

Cavani may prefer England to Spain

Chelsea, Real Madrid and Manchester City chase Edinson Cavani but the Uruguayan hinted that he's not sure if La Liga football suits him.

Neymar Interview: the Barcelona move, Confederations Cup and more

Nike caught up with Neymar during the launch of their all-new Nike Hyeprvenom football boots and he talked about Barca, the boot, Confederations Cup and more.

Italy 2013 Confederations Cup home shirt unveiled by Puma

With the help of Gigi Buffon and Andrea Pirlo, Puma has unveiled the 2013 Italy kit for the FIFA Confederations Cup to be held in Brazil.

Breaking Down the CONCACAF Gold Cup Favorites: A look at the United States and...

CONCACAF’s regional championship is just two and half weeks away and two teams are the clear favorites to take the Gold Cup and a coveted spot in the 2013 Confederations Cup in Brazil. Those two teams: the United States and Mexico. These two teams are the deepest and most talented squads in the North and Central American region, but which is the favorite? Heading into the tournament – which starts in Dallas, TX June 5th – a poll would likely come out split. With that being the case, let’s take a look at each team.

The Latino Factor: The Gateway to American Footballing Success

From a far off view, the MLS comes off as a far inferior league.  A league that is not worthy to talk about if...

USA 2-0 Spain – Goals (Videos)

The USA defeated European champions Spain 2-0 to proceed to the 2009 Confederations Cup final. Goals from Altidore and Dempsey gave the Americans the...

Brazil v South Africa – 2009 Confederations Cup Semifinal

Watch the Brazil v South Africa semifinal live online - right here. Spain v USA (1st Semifinal) Date: Wednesday 24th June 2009 Venue: Bloemfontein Kickoff: 19:30 GMT Brazil On paper...

Spain v USA – 2009 Confederations Cup Semifinal

Watch the Spain v USA semifinal live online - right here. Spain v USA (1st Semifinal) Date: Wednesday 24th June 2009 Venue: Bloemfontein Kickoff: 19:30 GMT The Spanish juggernaut...

USA 0-3 Brazil – Goals (Videos)

The USA under-performed or were outclassed (depending on your point of view) by Brazil in today's Confederations Cup clash, with Brazil putting 3 goals...

USA 1-3 Italy – Goal Videos

USA scored the first goal but at 10 men down and playing against the World Champions was never going to be an easy task,...

Brazil 4-3 Egypt – Goals (Videos)

Brazil raced ahead to a 3-1 lead in their 2009 Confederations Cup group game against Egypt before the African champions fought back to level...

Spain 5-0 New Zealand – Torres Hattrick (videos)

Spain put 5 goals past New Zealand in a distinctly one-sided Confederations Cup group match last night. With South Africa and Iraq 'battling' to...

The 2009 Confederations Cup in South Africa

Watch the 2009 Confederations Cup live here. The 2010 World Cup promises to be the biggest World Cup ever in terms of Internet coverage -...

2009 Confederations Cup Fixtures

Watch the 2009 Confederations Cup Live here. The South Africa 2009 Confederations Cup will take place across 4 venues from 14 June to 28 June,...

Watch Confederations Cup Live | 2009 Confederations Cup TV Schedules

The 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup (the eighth Confederations Cup) will be held in South Africa from 14 June to 28 June 2009 as a...

2009 Confederations Cup Squads

The 23-man squads for the 09 Confederations Cup are listed below for all 8 participating teams. Group A Iraq Confederation Cup Squad Head coach:  Bora Milutinović No. Pos. Player DoB...