Friday, December 6, 2013
Group G is an immensely difficult group, but there may be a path for the Americans to make their way to the knockout stages.
The draw for the finals in Brazil next year has left a number of parties celebrating their good luck, but for others there was little more than dismay at what is to come.
Goal’s experts offer their reactions to the World Cup draw in Group F where Argentina, Nigeria, Iran, and Bosnia-Herzegovina were pooled together.
Goal's Ives Galarcep teams up with Sporting News' Mike DeCourcy and Marcus DiNitto to discuss the results of today's World Cup draw in Brazil
Goal’s experts offer their reactions to the World Cup draw in Group G where Germany, Ghana, USA, and Portugal were pooled together
Thursday, December 5, 2013
The former South African president passed away on Thursday evening, and Goal remembers a man with a huge heart, an incredible capacity to forgive and an appetite for football
Players, clubs and officials take to Twitter to express their sorrow at the death of the former South African president, who passed away onThursday
The competitive fabric of the tournament has been torn before a ball is kicked in Brazil as a result of the governing body's decision to use its ranking system to sort the seeds.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Goal takes a look at all the teams and star players who will strut their stuff in Brazil in June and documents their respective records in the tournament.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Shawky Gharib has returned to the national team as head coach after the American failed to qualify the Pharaohs to Brazil 2014
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The coaches had agreed on six changes apiece, but Del Bosque sent on Pepe Reina for the injured Victor Valdes, meaning the hosts' win could count for nothing under FIFA rules.
With qualification for Brazil reaching its conclusion on Wednesday, Goal takes a look at some of the biggest names who failed to secure their place next summer.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
It was a night of high drama and emotion as France and Portugal joined Croatia and Greece as the last of the European qualifiers for Brazil 2014
The 62-year-old coach was left bitterly disappointed following the world and European champions' slip-up against South Africa.
The return of Vicente del Bosque's men to the scene of their World Cup 2010 triumph ended in disaster as they were on the receiving end of a shock defeat.
The American manager guided his side to an undefeated record in the second round of qualifying but couldn't overcome Ghana in a playoff.
A healthy lead from the first leg was more than enough for the 2010 quarterfinalist to book a place in Brazil.
Monday, November 18, 2013
The Spain manager says that while it is nice to think about his side's 2010 triumph in South Africa, it is important to stay focused on the challenges ahead.
Goal runs an eye over the performances of the players at Craven Cottage as Stephen Keshi and Cesare Prandelli's sides served up a thrilling game packed with chances
Both sides had chances to win the thrilling encounter but ultimately had to settle for a draw