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Top World Cup Transfer Targets

Now that the World Cup is over and the players are returning home for a couple of weeks of vacation and then joining their...

20 ‘Lesser Lights’ That Have Shone At The 2010 World Cup

With so many of the 'big guns' misfiring at this summer's World Cup, I thought it was high time to take a look at...

World Cup News: ‘Der Kaiser’ Takes It All Beck(enbauer)!

Morning all, and welcome to the daily World Cup column on Soccerlens. Today sees the start of the World Cup proper, with the first (and...

World Cup News: The Secret Behind England’s Revival? A Good Old Fashioned Pint!

A very good day to you all, and welcome to the daily World Cup column here on Soccerlens. It seems England may have a certain...

England 1 Slovenia 0 – Crisis, what crisis?

In a sentence England dominate but have to survive a nervy finale. Unrecognisable Just three changes from the Algeria nightmare, but England were a different side....

Slovenia 0-1 England – Video Highlights

Slovenia 0-1 England 2010 FIFA World Cup 23 June 2010 It wasn't a dominating or particularly impressive performance but England did get a 1-0 win over Slovenia...

World Cup News: Fabio Capello Isn’t Crazy!

Good morning everybody and welcome once more to the daily World Cup column on Soccerlens. England take on Group C leaders Slovenia (that just doesn't...

England v Slovenia: road to final starts here

How did it come to this? From a group that was labelled by one national newspaper as ‘easy’, England have contrived to leave their World Cup progress down to the final match – a must-win 90 minutes against opponents who will go through to the last 16 should they pick up a lone point from the game.

The 17 Laws of the Game and the Enforced Silence of Koman Coulibaly

Two years ago, I had the great pleasure to interview Ian Blanchard, Head of National Referee Development at the English FA, for Soccerlens. Mr....

World Cup News: ‘Algeria Win 0-0!’

Morning everyone and welcome, welcome, once again welcome to the daily World Cup column on Soccerlens. Apologies if none of today's news makes sense, I...

How Koman Coulibaly made 300 million enemies in 15 seconds

Well, if you watched the train wreck this morning, you'll know why. The gaping maw of Coulibaly's face is the last thing Jozy Altidore wanted...

Slovenia 2-2 USA – Video Highlights

Slovenia 2-2 USA 2010 FIFA World Cup 18 June 2010 The United States would storm back in the second half from an 0-2 deficit and denied a...