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World Cup and International Competition

The top players in the world represent their countries at the national level as they all chase the common dream of winning a World Cup. But there are other competitions on the way. Look here for news, results, stats, teams, players, competition, and information on the qualifying stages.

USA 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted USA 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Japan 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted Japan 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, predictions and a player to watch for the tournament.

Chile 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted Chile 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Ghana 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted Ghana 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Switzerland 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted Switzerland 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, predictions and a player to watch for the tournament.

Australia 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted Australia 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, predictions and a player to watch for the tournament.

How Can I Buy 2014 World Cup Tickets?
A guide to how you can buy tickets for the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil.

Ten Defenders to Watch at the World Cup
With much attacking talent on show at soccer’s biggest event this summer, backlines will need to be on their mettle. Here is a look at 10 of the best defenders in the tournament.

The 2002 FIFA World Cup
A review of the 2002 FIFA World Cup where Luiz Felipe Scolari's Brazil side triumphed over Germany in the final.

Ten Goalkeepers to Watch at the World Cup
A good goalkeeper can mean the difference between success and failure at a World Cup. Here is a look at 10 of the best goalkeepers on show in June.

The 1994 FIFA World Cup
A review of the 1994 FIFA World Cup which Brazil won against Italy on penalties in the US.

Ten World Cup Strikers to Watch
A look at 10 strikers expected to make a big impact at the World Cup in South Africa.

The 1998 FIFA World Cup
A review of the 1998 FIFA World Cup, a tournament which hosts France won by beating Brazil 3-0 in the final at the Stade de France.

The 2006 FIFA World Cup
A review of the 2006 FIFA World Cup where Italy, against a backdrop of domestic scandal, surprisingly claimed their fourth title.

Ten Midfielders to Watch at the World Cup
Strikers may score most of the goals, but many of the game’s real artisans are in midfield. Here are 10 of the best midfielders on show in June.

2013 Africa Cup of Nations Schedule - Fixtures, Results And Tables
The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations schedule, including fixtures, results and tables.

Algeria 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Algeria Africa Cup of Nations squad and profile for the 2013 finals.

Cape Verde Islands 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Cape Verde Islands Africa Cup of Nations squad and profile for the 2013 finals.

DR Congo 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The DR Congo Africa Cup of Nations squad and profile for the 2013 finals.

Niger 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Niger Africa Cup of Nations squad and profile for the 2013 finals.

Angola 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Angola Africa Cup of Nations squad and profile for the 2013 finals.

Tunisia 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Tunisia Africa Cup of Nations squad for the 2013 finals.

Ethiopia 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Ethiopia Africa Cup of Nations squad for the 2013 finals.

Mali 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Mali Africa Cup of Nations squad for the 2013 finals.

Ivory Coast 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations squad and profile for the 2013 finals.

Zambia 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Zambia Africa Cup of Nations squad and profile for the 2013 finals.

Nigeria 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Squad & Profile
The Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations squad and profile for the 2013 finals.

Burkina Faso 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Burkina Faso Africa Cup of Nations squad and profile for the 2013 finals.

Morocco 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Morocco Africa Cup of Nations squad and profile for the 2013 finals.

South Africa 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The South Africa Africa Cup of Nations squad and profile for the 2013 finals.

Ghana 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Squad & Profile
The Ghana Africa Cup of Nations squad and profile for the 2013 finals.

Mexico 2012 Olympic Squad Profile
The Mexico 2012 Olympic Squad also featuring analysis and a player to watch for the tournament.

Japan 2012 Olympic Squad
The Japan 2012 Olympic Squad also featuring analysis and a player to watch for the tournament.

Switzerland 2012 Olympic Squad
The Switzerland 2012 Olympic Squad also featuring analysis and a player to watch for the tournament.

2012 Olympics
Squads, Analysis and Profiles and Predictions for the 2012 Olympic Soccer Event in Great Britain.

Senegal 2012 Olympic Squad
The Senegal 2012 Olympic Squad also featuring analysis and a player to watch for the tournament.

Egypt 2012 Olympic Squad
The Egypt 2012 Olympic Squad also featuring analysis and a player to watch for the tournament.

Uruguay 2012 Olympic Squad
The Uruguay 2012 Olympic Squad.

Brazil 2012 Olympic Squad Profile
The Brazil 2012 Olympic Squad also featuring analysis and a player to watch for the tournament.

Gabon 2012 Olympic Squad
The Gabon 2012 Olympic Squad.

Honduras 2012 Olympic Squad
The provisional Honduras 2012 Olympic Squad.

Great Britain 2012 Olympic Squad Profile
The Great Britain 2012 Olympic Squad also featuring analysis and a player to watch for the tournament.

Morocco 2012 Olympic Squad
The provisional Morocco 2012 Olympic Squad.

New Zealand 2012 Olympic Squad Profile
The New Zealand 2012 Olympic Squad also featuring analysis and a player to watch for the tournament.

South Korea 2012 Olympic Squad Profile
The South Korea 2012 Olympic Squad also featuring analysis and a player to watch for the tournament.

Spain 2012 Olympic Squad Profile
The provisional Spain 2012 Olympic Squad also featuring analysis and a player to watch for the tournament.

Euro 2012 Top Scorers
The Euro 2012 Top Scorers in Poland and Ukraine.

The Men's 2012 Olympic Soccer Draw
The Men's 2012 Olympic Soccer Draw

Euro 2012 Results
The Euro 2012 Fixtures, results and group standings.

Ten of the Best Defenders in the World

A look at 10 of the best defenders in the world.

European Championship Winners
A list of previous European Championship winners.

Euro 2012
Squads, Analysis, Profiles and Predictions for Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine.

Euro 2012 Players to Watch
Eight Euro 2012 players to watch. These players are on the way to stardom but have not fully established themselves on the international scene.

France Euro 2012 Squad Profile
The predicted France Euro 2012 Squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Holland Euro 2012 Squad Profile
The predicted Holland Euro 2012 Squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Ten of the Best Midfielders in the World

Strikers may score most of the goals, but many of the game’s real artisans reside in midfield. Here are 10 of the best midfielders in the world.

Ten of the Best Midfielders in the World

Strikers may score most of the goals, but many of the game’s real artisans reside in midfield. Here are 10 of the best midfielders in the world.

England Euro 2012 Squad Profile
The England Euro 2012 Squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Italy Euro 2012 Squad Profile
The Italy Euro 2012 Squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

European Championship Format
The format of UEFA's European Championship.

Sweden Euro 2012 Squad Profile
The predicted Sweden Euro 2012 Squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Ukraine Euro 2012 Squad Profile
The Ukraine Euro 2012 Squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Croatia Euro 2012 Squad Profile
The Croatia Euro 2012 Squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Portugal Euro 2012 Squad Profile
The Portugal Euro 2012 Squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Greece Euro 2012 Squad Profile
The Greece Euro 2012 Squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Poland Euro 2012 Squad Profile
The Poland Euro 2012 squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Denmark Euro 2012 Squad Profile
The Denmark Euro 2012 squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Czech Republic Euro 2012 Squad Profile
The Czech Republic Euro 2012 Squad also featuring analysis, predictions and a player to watch for the tournament.

Russia Euro 2012 Squad Profile
The Russia Euro 2012 Squad also featuring analysis, predictions and a player to watch for the tournament.

Germany Euro 2012 Squad Profile
The Germany Euro 2012 Squad also featuring analysis, predictions and a player to watch for the tournament.

Spain Euro 2012 Squad Profile
The predicted Spain Euro 2012 Squad also featuring analysis, predictions and a player to watch for the tournament.

2012 Africa Cup of Nations Fixtures & Results
The 2012 Africa Cup of Nations fixtures, results and schedule.

Africa Cup of Nations Squads
A list of all the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Squads.

Niger 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Niger Africa Cup of Nations Squad for the 2012 finals.

Ghana 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Squad & Profile
The Ghana Africa Cup of Nations Squad for the 2012 finals.

Sudan 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Sudan Africa Cup of Nations Squad for the 2012 finals.

Libya 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Libya Africa Cup of Nations Squad for the 2012 finals.

Equatorial Guinea 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Equatorial Guinea Africa Cup of Nations Squad for the 2012 finals.

Gabon 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Gabon Africa Cup of Nations Squad for the 2012 finals.

Botswana 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Botswana Africa Cup of Nations Squad for the 2012 finals.

Angola 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Angola Africa Cup of Nations Squad for the 2012 finals.

Ivory Coast 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Squad & Profile
The Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations Squad for the 2012 finals.

Tunisia 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Tunisia Africa Cup of Nations Squad for the 2012 finals.

Africa Cup of Nations Winners
A list of previous Africa Cup of Nations winners.

Africa Cup of Nations Format
An explanation of the format for the Africa Cup of Nations finals.

Morocco 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Morocco Africa Cup of Nations Squad for the 2012 finals.

Guinea 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Guinea Africa Cup of Nations Squad for the 2012 finals.

Senegal 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Senegal Africa Cup of Nations Squad for the 2012 finals.

Mali 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Mali Africa Cup of Nations Squad for the 2012 finals.

Burkina Faso 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Burkina Faso Africa Cup of Nations Squad for the 2012 finals.

Zambia 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Squad
The Zambia Africa Cup of Nations Squad for the 2012 finals.

Diego Maradona's 'Hand of God' Goal
The story behind Diego Maradona's 'Hand of God' goal.

Copa America 2011 Top Scorers
The Copa America 2011 Top Scorers.

Peru 2011 Copa America Squad
A look at the Peru Copa America Squad for the 2011 finals

Venezuela 2011 Copa America Squad
A look at the Venezuela Copa America Squad for the 2011 finals

Costa Rica 2011 Copa America Squad
A look at the Costa Rica Copa America Squad for the 2011 finals

Uruguay 2011 Copa America Squad
A look at the Uruguay Copa America Squad for the 2011 finals

Copa America 2011
A guide to the 2011 Copa America.

Ecuador 2011 Copa America Squad
A look at the Ecuador Copa America Squad for the 2011 finals

Paraguay 2011 Copa America Squad
A look at the Paraguay Copa America Squad for the 2011 finals.

Bolivia 2011 Copa America Squad
A look at the Bolivia Copa America squad for the 2011 finals.

Colombia 2011 Copa America Squad
The Colombia Copa America Squad for the 2011 finals.

Copa America Format
The format of the Copa America tournament.

Mexico 2011 Copa America Squad
A look at the Mexico Copa America Squad for the 2011 finals

Chile 2011 Copa America Squad
A look at the Chile Copa America Squad for the 2011 finals.

Argentina 2011 Copa America Squad
A look at the Argentina Copa America Squad for the 2011 finals

Copa America Winners
Every Copa America Winner since 1910.

Copa America Results
The Copa America 2011 fixtures, groups and dates.

Team of the 2010 World Cup
The best World Cup players at the 2010 finals in South Africa.

World Cup Knock-out Phase
Details of which teams will meet in the knockout stages of the 2010 World Cup finals.

2010 World Cup Top Scorers
The top goalscorers so far at the 2010 World Cup.

World Cup Standings
The 2010 World Cup results and standings.

World Cup Kick Off Times in Major Cities
The converted World Cup kick-off times for major cities around the globe.

The Fifa World Ranking
Every month world governing body Fifa release their official rankings. Here are the latest standings.

The 2010 FIFA World Cup
A review of the 2010 FIFA World Cup which Spain won courtesy of a goal from Andres Iniesta in the final

World Cup Statistics
A look at some of the World Cup’s vital statistics, including past finalists, winners, top goalscorers and the highest ever attendance.

Uruguay Confederations Cup Squad Profile
The Uruguay Confederations Cup Squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Japan
More ruthlessness in front of goal will be required if Japan are to emerge from a difficult group.

2010 World Cup Contenders: USA
The USA will be looking to make major inroads at this World Cup but a possible second-round meeting with Germany may stop them in their tracks.

2010 World Cup Contenders: South Korea
Huh Jung-Moo’s team can harbor realistic hopes of getting out of their group.

2010 World Cup Contenders: South Africa
South Africa does not have a team to match the hype surrounding the first ever World Cup in the continent.

2010 World Cup Contenders: North Korea
Little is known about North Korea throughout the world as they take part in their first finals since 1966.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Algeria
Algeria may have reached the African Cup of Nations semi-finals but they are likely to come undone in their group.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Honduras
Honduras will be something of an unknown quantity to many at the World Cup but they have enough players with European experience to trouble other teams in the group.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Slovenia
Matjaz Kek’s side defeated the much-fancied Russia in a play-off and have now been landed in a group with England and the USA.

2010 World Cup Contenders: New Zealand
New Zealand have qualified for the World Cup for the first time since 1982 but are unlikely to pose much of a threat.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Chile
There is plenty of excitement in the soccer world about what Marcelo Bielsa’s entertaining Chile side may produce in South Africa.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Australia
Australia reached the second-round four years ago and Pim Verbeek’s side will be looking to at least equal that feat.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Serbia
Radomir Antic’s side are in one of the most difficult groups but are capable of competing for a place in the second-round.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Greece
Greece may need to be more ambitious than in previous tournaments if they are to get out of the group.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Slovakia
Slovakia have qualified for their first major tournament and will be a threat in an average group.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Paraguay
Paraguay have what it takes to reach the second-round but need to be more aggressive as an attacking force.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Mexico
After rescuing the qualification campaign, coach Javier Aguirre will think his side can get out of an even group.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Nigeria
Nigeria have a lot to prove after an unconvincing qualifying campaign.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Switzerland
Ottmar Hitzfeld’s side will be hard to break down in South Africa and boast a couple of prolific strikers.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Denmark
Morten Olsen’s men took many by surprise in the qualifiers despite a lack of star names.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Uruguay
The last team to qualify for the World Cup after coming through a play-off against Costa Rica, La Celeste face a battle to get out of an even group.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Ghana
Much is expected of Ghana in South Africa but they have been plunged into a tough group.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Ivory Coast
The 2010 World Cup is seen as the tournament when Ivory Coast must come of age as an international team.

2010 World Cup Contenders: France
France have kept faith with coach Raymond Domenech despite an uninspired qualifying campaign.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Netherlands
The Netherlands shone at Euro 2008 and will be easy on the eye again two years on.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Portugal
2006 semi-finalists Portugal started slowly in qualifying but remain a difficult team to beat.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Cameroon
Coach Paul Le Guen rescued Cameroon’s qualifying campaign and now Samuel Eto’o and company look set to do some damage in South Africa.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Argentina
Argentina coach Diego Maradona narrowly steered his country through qualifying and many doubt he is the man to lead them into the World Cup.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Italy
Italy don’t look as strong as they were four years ago but can still call upon many of the players that won the World Cup in Germany.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Germany
Germany have the mentality and experience to go far at the 2010 World Cup.

2010 World Cup
The 2010 World Cup will be the first in Africa. Find out about the teams, the history, the stadiums and the players.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Brazil
Brazil are expected to go a long way in South Africa. With key players like Kaka, Luis Fabiano and Maicon entering their peak years, the Selecao will take some stopping.

2010 World Cup Contenders: England
England have realistic hopes of going deep into the tournament.

2010 World Cup Contenders: Spain
Spain are the current European Champions and look a good bet to win the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

2010 Fifa World Cup Draw
The full draw for the group stage of the 2010 Fifa World Cup in South Africa.

World Cup Qualifying
The road to the most popular sporting event on the planet is a long one. The World Cup is not just a 32-team soccer extravaganza, which takes place over the course of roughly four weeks every four years. It is the end product of nearly two years’ worth of qualifying tournaments, preliminary matches, and eliminations.

The Confederations Cup
The FIFA Confederations Cup is an eight-team international tournament held every four years. The eight teams always include the reigning champions from the six FIFA confederations, the host nation, and the holders of the World Cup.

Spain Confederations Cup Squad Profile
The Spain Confederations Cup Squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Brazil Confederations Cup Squad Profile
The Brazil Confederations Cup Squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Mexico Confederations Cup Squad Profile
The Mexico Confederations Cup Squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Japan Confederations Cup Squad Profile
The Japan Confederations Cup Squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Italy Confederations Cup Squad Profile
The Italy Confederations Cup Squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Republic of Ireland Euro 2012 Squad Profile
The predicted Republic of Ireland Euro 2012 Squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Ivory Coast 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The Ivory Coast 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament in Brazil.

Bosnia and Herzegovina 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted Bosnia and Herzegovina 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

World Cup Top Scorers
Ronaldo, Miroslav Klose, Pele, the list of World Cup top scorers contains some of the best strikers the game has ever seen.

Official Website of the 2010 World Cup
The home page of the 2010 World Cup, with news on qualifying, ticketing, and the preparations leading up to the most popular watched sporting event on the planet.

The FIFA World Rankings
The national team rankings, according to the game's world governing body, FIFA.

Croatia 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted Croatia 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Cameroon World Cup 2014 Squad Profile
A profile of the Brazil 2014 World Cup squad, as Luiz Felipe Scolari's men look to win the tournament on home turf.

Cameroon World Cup 2014 Profile
The Cameroon 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament in Brazil.

Belgium World Cup 2014 Profile
The predicted Belgium 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament in Brazil.

Brazil World Cup 2014 Squad Profile
The predicted Brazil 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Greece 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted Greece 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Colombia 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted Colombia 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Ecuador 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted Ecuador 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Portugal 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted Portugal 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Uruguay 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted Uruguay 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

England 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted England 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Costa Rica 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted Costa Rica 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

France 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted France 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Argentina 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted Argentina 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Iran 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted Iran 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Russia 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted Russia 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Spain 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted Spain 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

South Korea 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted South Korea 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Nigeria 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted Nigeria 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Germany 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted Germany 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

Italy 2014 World Cup Squad Profile
The predicted Italy 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.

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