Friday, December 6, 2013
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
Thursday, December 5, 2013
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 20, 2013
Oscar Tabarez's men were unable to break down their Asian opponents in Montevideo but it mattered not in light of their resounding win in Amman last week.
Charity organization Amnesty International has made allegations of "human rights abuses" on construction sites in the Arabian state
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
The home side was beaten by Colombia last week and tasted defeat for a second time in a matter of days on Tuesday.
The veteran turned home Tommy Oar's cross after coming on as a substitute to earn a morale-boosting win for the Socceroos after their recent thrashing by France.
Monday, November 18, 2013
The Kashima Antlers striker was the catalyst behind Japan's comeback against the Netherlands as he continued his blistering season.
Saturday, November 16, 2013
The Samurai Blue showed great character to rise up from the dead after Keisuke Honda and Yuya Osako combined to cancel out earlier efforts from Robben and Van der Vaart.
Rafael van der Vaart and Arjen Robben had given the Dutch a commanding lead but Yuya Osako and Keisuke Honda completed a terrific comeback for the Samurai Blue.
Friday, November 15, 2013
The visitors had yet to suffer a defeat in World Cup qualification but did in Seoul following a second-half comeback from Hong Myung-Bo's men.
The Manchester United man withdrew from the squad due to injury and, with Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Ricky van Wolfswinkel also out, Louis van Gaal faces a selection dilemma.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
La Celeste ran out comfortable winners in the first leg, meaning the Asian hosts now need a miracle to reach Brazil next summer.
The Asian nation is a heavy underdog heading into its clash with Uruguay but has shown time and again in qualification that it can upset the odds.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Hossam Hassan will be desperately hoping that his side can take a lead with it to Montevideo if it is to overcome a side featuring Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
The three-time World Cup veteran with South Korea will play his final professional game Saturday when Vancouver hosts the Colorado Rapids.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Italy will have to settle for an unseeded pot, while the Netherlands is also unlikely to be seeded for next year's tournament in Brazil barring a Jordan playoff upset of Uruguay.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
The Blue Samurai might not triumph in Brazil next year but they are potential future victors, while Jose Pekermen's side will not flop like their predecessors at USA '94.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Felipao was impressed with the Taegeuk Warriors in Seoul and revealed his satisfaction with the way the Selecao rose to the challenge to claim their third successive victory.
Goal runs the rule over the players on show in Seoul as the Selecao's global tour continued with a comfortable win over the Asian side in front of a record crowd.