World Cup News Archive

Back Chelsea Stars To Win The World Cup And Win You Cash

World Cup squads for this year’s World Cup have been announced and it is finally beginning to feel like it is finally upon us. There is less than a month to go and now looks the time to start thinking about the odds for World Cup 2014. Here are some suggestions of where the winning

How World Cup can affect Chelsea's season

With Chelsea still going strong in three competitions, Jose Mourinho and the fans want every ounce of the players’ attention focused on the Chelsea cause. With a decent but tricky draw against Galatasaray in the Champions League, there can be no room for taking things easy. And, despite some inconsistency in the first half of

Chelsea's Lampard and Mata under-line tough task away at Leeds United tonight

Chelsea have a fierce rivalry with Leeds United, and Frank Lampard and Juan Mata have underlined the importance of the tough task ahead away at Elland Road tonight. Chelsea and Leeds heated rivalry dates back to 1970, when a ruthless battle in the FA Cup final replay was let loose by the referee. The referee

Schmeichel expects Chelsea to meet Al-Ahly in World final.

Ex-Manchester United legend Peter Schmeichel expects Chelsea to win the World Club Cup, beating Al-Ahly in the final. Al-Ahly will be playing against Corinthians this morning at 10:30, with Brazilian team Corinthians the bookmakers favourite to win the match. Schmeichel disagrees, saying: “I’m not surprised about Ahly’s victory over Hiroshima to qualify for the semi-finals

Three Chelsea Players to Play for England Under-21s tonight

The dream, ambition, and aspiration of any football player is to play for both his country and to feature regularly for his club. But the truth is that not many players achieve this dream because of one problem or the other including fitness, skill and overall quality of the player. Chelsea is one club in

Argentina v Brazil highlights – Messi magic wins it in added time

Argentina v Brazil is the fiercest grudge match in South America, with some of the best players in the world on show. It was Lionel Messi’s fourth game against their rivals, and he recorded his first win against Brazil with a perfect individual goal deep into stoppage time. “I really wanted to beat them and

Portugal v Spain highlights – Fabregas embarrassed as World Champions crushed 4-0

Spain knocked Portugal out of the World Cup in South Africa this year before going on to win it, but the Portugese are looking a different side since Paulo Bento took over nd have now won three in a row with him in charge. Fabregas said after the game: “We’re hurt. It’s been a big

England v France highlights – Nasri and Malouda star as France win 2-1

Fabio Capello may rightly admit that he had lost most of his England first-team to injuries before the game even kicked off, but the much-lauded English youngsters were found wanting when they found themselves in the spotlight at Wembley. Arsenal’s Gibbs and Walcott, Andy Carroll, Jordan Henderson and Ben Foster were added to what looked

Capello blamed for Gerrard injury as England lose to France

The England manager Fabio Capello apparently agreed with Liverpool bosses that his captain Steven Gerrard would only play an hour of the friendly against France last night, but decided to leave him on the pitch until Gerrard limped off five minutes before the end of the game. Darren Burgess, Liverpool’s head of fitness, blasted Capello

Mexico v Spain highlights – Silva saves World Champions in last minute

The World Champions Spain put out a makeshift team for this meaningless friendly and nearly paid the price when they went behind to an excellent goal from Javier Hernandez, but luckily substitute David Silva popped up in the last minute to save the day. “In the end we got the draw and we could have