Monthly Archives: July 2014

FIFA 15 Will Lack A Brazilian League In The Game

EA Sports has sadly confirmed there will be no licensed Brazilian League that will appear in the game. Every year, EA Sports makes efforts to include as many domestic leagues and teams as possible. Over the years, the number of … Continue reading

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Redknapp admits interest in Fer

Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp has confirmed his interest in signing Norwich City’s Netherlands international Leroy Fer. Fer, who played for this country at the FIFA World Cup, only joined Norwich from FC Twenty in July 2013. However, the … Continue reading

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8-Year-Old American Walks Messi Into World Cup Final

A record-breaking number of Americans (26.5 million to be exact) tuned in to watch Germany and Argentina compete in the 2014 FIFA World Cup final. But 8-year-old Kaylie-Jade Plott was the only American to escort Lionel Messi onto the field … Continue reading

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With Huge Sums in Play, FIFA Sponsors Are Reluctant to Push Reforms

Sponsors were unusually vocal after the latest accusations of corruption at FIFA, the organizer of the World Cup, surfaced just before the soccer tournament began in June. Sony, the electronics and entertainment giant, called for an investigation of possible irregularities … Continue reading

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FIFA urged to axe Russia as World Cup hosts with England a possibility

Nick Clegg has joined calls for Russia to face the axe as hosts of the 2018 World Cup as part of tougher sanctions over the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine. The Deputy Prime Minister said … Continue reading

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How will the FIFA World Cup affect the A-League?

The reporting of the 2014 FIFA World Cup saw football treated as a mainstream sport for the first time in Australia. Reporting was balanced and many negative stories were ignored when they could have been highlighted. Still, I doubt the … Continue reading

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TSA FIFA World Cup: Final Result

Germany won the real-life World Cup a little over a week ago thanks to an extra time FIFA Coins goal from Gotze, while Dutch national coach Louis Van Gaal moaned that no team ever wants to play in the third … Continue reading

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Euphoric German players accidentally ‘chip-off’ replica FIFA World Cup trophy

The German Football Association has started a thorough investigation to find out who damaged the FIFA World Cup trophy however, the culprit continues to be at large. According to The Daily Star, Wolfgang Niersbachsaid, President of the German Football Association … Continue reading

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Brazil has slipped behind in world football: Neymar

Sifting through the ruins of Brazil’s World Cup campaign, star player Neymar says his team strove hard for glory, but other countries have moved ahead and they must catch up. While refusing to pin the blame on former handler Luiz … Continue reading

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FIFA Lifts Nigeria Suspension

Football governing body FIFA on Friday lifted the suspension of Nigeria from international competition over “government interference” in the game. The suspension of the Nigerian Football Federation was imposed on July 9 just after the national team were beaten in … Continue reading

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