Copa America 2015 Preview

Of all of FIFA’s major tournaments, Copa America may be the most underrated. Every four years CONMEBOL’s premier competition flies under the radar, with viewing confined to clandestine computer streams and practically unsearchable destinations in the deepest reaches of the cable galaxy. What most of the world is missing is a beautiful display of grit, unparalleled style

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Ghana’s Nightmare continues

Ghana just can’t seem to catch a break. Sunday’s epic loss to Ivory Coast in the African Cup of Nations final is just the latest chapter in a long story of misery for the proud footballing nation. Avram Grant and his resilient side were forced to endure a 9-8 penalty defeat in which the entire

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Time for Change: Africa Cup of Nations 2015

Saturday marks the start of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. The 30th edition of the Africa’s premier international tournament returns to Equatorial Guinea with all the makings of a watershed tournament. History holds little chance of repeating itself this edition. AFCON’s most successful nation, 7-time winners Egypt, and defending champions Nigeria failed to qualify.

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The World XI

Our staff will periodically weigh in on who are currently the best players across the globe at their respective positions. After much deliberation (“Matic? you’re a homer!” – “No, I’m not! I left off Eden!” and “Dude, Kroos, no James??” – “Yeah dude, KROOS…but it’s close,” among many other points of contention), we reached a consensus.

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