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2014 World Cup

  1. VIDEO: Steven Gerrard’s top five goals for England

    Jul 21, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT

    England midfielder Steven Gerrard attend

    Relive five of Stevie G’s best goals over his 14-year England career.

  2. Who should be England’s new captain? Here’s the top five contenders…

    Jul 21, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

    England's Wayne Rooney celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the group D World Cup soccer match between Uruguay and England at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    Will Wazza take the armband from Stevie G? Not so fast, there are some other chaps to contemplate first…

  3. Report: Dunga to be named Brazil’s new manager

    Jul 21, 2014, 1:14 PM EDT

    Carlos Dunga

    Former World Cup winning captain to be handed the reins for second time in four years.

  4. More World Cup keeper moves: Ospina to Arsenal; Ochoa still deciding

    Jul 20, 2014, 4:08 PM EDT

    David Ospina

    With Keylor Navas close to a Real Madrid move and Claudio Bravo already at Barcelona, there are at least two WC GK pieces yet to land.

  5. US drop two spots in latest FIFA world rankings

    Jul 17, 2014, 7:49 AM EDT

    USA Training & Press Conference - 2014 FIFA World Cup

    Despite promising World Cup, the U.S. slide in the latest FIFA rankings.

  6. Stock rising, falling: Which World Cup sides are heading in opposite directions?

    Jul 15, 2014, 3:13 PM EDT


    Three nations heading in the right direction, and three who certainly aren’t.

  7. Meet the young American who graced the World Cup final… Lionel Messi’s mascot

    Jul 15, 2014, 2:08 PM EDT

    Germany v Argentina: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final

    Eight-year-old American, Kaylie-Jade Plott, had the experience of a lifetime during the World Cup final. Here’s her story.

  8. Comparing World Cup teams to Premier League sides; pick a club

    Jul 15, 2014, 10:54 AM EDT

    Brazil Soccer WCup US Portugal

    If you want to follow the Premier League this season, these national teams resemble PL clubs perfectly.

  9. With Scolari officially out, who will be Brazil’s new manager?

    Jul 15, 2014, 9:23 AM EDT

    Brazil Soccer WCup Brazil Germany

    With Scolari out, plenty of names are being linked with the top job in Brazil.

  10. PHOTOS: Germany return home as World Cup heroes, fans pack the streets of Berlin

    Jul 15, 2014, 8:20 AM EDT

    Germany Soccer WCup Homecoming

    Germany celebrates, as fourth World Cup trophy returns home.

  11. Germany the favorite for 2018: Would you bet against them?

    Jul 14, 2014, 6:24 PM EDT

    Brazil Soccer WCup Germany Argentina

    A cast of stars, a thriving domestic league and a European tournament could bring a repeat World Cup champion for the first time since 1962.

  12. Ten biggest surprise failures of the World Cup

    Jul 14, 2014, 5:19 PM EDT

    Spain v Netherlands: Group B - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

    Some tremendous players put in some poor displays on the world’s biggest stage. Which Portugal, Spain, England and even U.S. make the list?

  13. Young Team of the World Cup: Dutch future is very bright

    Jul 14, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

    Germany v Argentina: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final

    Louis van Gaal places three U-23 players on our list of the top young players of the 2014 World Cup: Martins Indi, de Vrij and Memphis.

  14. Ten biggest surprise players of the 2014 World Cup

    Jul 14, 2014, 3:37 PM EDT

    Brazil Soccer WCup Netherlands Mexico

    The two players in the accompanying photo make our list of the 10 best surprise players of the 2014 World Cup.

  15. Gradebook: How did each country fare at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil?

    Jul 14, 2014, 2:42 PM EDT

    USA v Germany: Group G - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

    See how the USA fared, as we dish out our grades to all 32 World Cup nations.

  16. Head games: Remember the final’s first half? Christoph Kramer doesn’t

    Jul 14, 2014, 1:17 PM EDT

    Brazil Soccer WCup Germany Argentina

    It’s suggested that the human brain needs at least two weeks to recover from a concussion… not two minutes.

  17. FIFA President Sepp Blatter gives 2014 World Cup a “9.25 out of 10″

    Jul 14, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter addresses the media in Zurich

    Blatter says Brazil was better than South Africa, but only just.

  18. Maradona calls Messi’s Golden Ball award “unfair”

    Jul 14, 2014, 12:33 PM EDT

    Brazil Soccer WCup Germany Argentina

    Diego Maradona used his World Cup television program to ask why Lionel Messi won the Golden Ball award over James Rodriguez.

  19. PHOTOS: Reliving the 2014 World Cup final, in pictures

    Jul 14, 2014, 10:49 AM EDT

    Germany v Argentina: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final

    Gotze’s goal, jubilation in Berlin, lifting the trophy. We have pics of it all, here.

  20. World Cup stats: Looking at the numbers from a record-breaking tournament

    Jul 14, 2014, 10:05 AM EDT

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    All the records broken, plus a plethora of stats, as the 2014 World Cup made history.

  21. Story of the World Cup: Reviewing the guts, glory, glamour of Brazil 2014

    Jul 14, 2014, 8:01 AM EDT

    Philipp Lahm

    PST’s editor reviews the World Cup, with high’s, low’s and everything else from Brazil.

  22. WATCH: Top 10 goals from the 2014 World Cup

    Jul 14, 2014, 12:11 AM EDT


    We saw some incredible strikes as the 2014 World Cup tied the all-time record for goals in a tournament. Here’s the 10 best.

  23. Report: Scolari resigns as Brazil’s head coach after World Cup debacle

    Jul 13, 2014, 11:37 PM EDT


    Mixed signals ultimately led to Scolari’s resignation after the disastrous final two matches in front of the home fans.

  24. Top 10 most memorable moments of the 2014 World Cup

    Jul 13, 2014, 10:04 PM EDT


    Changing goalkeepers, CONCACAF surprises, record-breaking goals, and Robin van Persie’s header, we run through what made this World Cup so special.

  25. Lionel Messi’s legacy is still bright, but not brilliant after World Cup shortfall

    Jul 13, 2014, 8:47 PM EDT


    The world knows of the magic Lionel Messi is capable of. But without a World Cup win, he rightly remains just “one of the greats.”