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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.