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World Cup Power Rankings – Last Eight Edition

World Cup Power Rankings – Last Eight Edition

And then there were eight. After sixteen days straight of football, here we are on the cusp of the quarterfinals. There are four fascinating games coming up, and every team will believe they have a chance of reaching the last four. Ultimately not every team is equal though, and while nothing is decided on paper … Continue reading World Cup Power Rankings – Last Eight Edition

Canada Has Nothing to be Ashamed of After World Cup

Canada Has Nothing to be Ashamed of After World Cup

Two games was all it took for Group F to seal Canada's World Cup fate and send them home, and after one more game, worth something in terms of this World Cup only for Morocco, Canada's time in Qatar has come to a close. On paper, a 1-0 loss to Belgium, a 4-1 loss to … Continue reading Canada Has Nothing to be Ashamed of After World Cup

Winners and Losers of the World Cup, After One Round of Fixtures

Winners and Losers of the World Cup, After One Round of Fixtures

What an opening round! We’ve had to wait six months more than usual for this World Cup, and so far (strictly on the field, I can’t stress that enough) it appears worth it. It may be early, but it’s honestly never too early to take a look at who’s impressed and how needs to improve … Continue reading Winners and Losers of the World Cup, After One Round of Fixtures

World Cup Today: Qatar Drops Opener, the Dutch Find a Winner, & More

World Cup Today: Qatar Drops Opener, the Dutch Find a Winner, & More

The first two days of World Cup action have certainly been interesting, especially for the neutral fan. For some, the jubilation of a win in spectacular fashion has them excited for their next game, but for others, a difficult result has them fighting for their World Cup lives already. Here's what you may have missed … Continue reading World Cup Today: Qatar Drops Opener, the Dutch Find a Winner, & More

Legends Who Won Their First World Cup in Their Last World Cup

Legends Who Won Their First World Cup in Their Last World Cup

At the 2022 FIFA World Cup, era defining players Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will be looking to win their first World Cup in what is the last chance saloon for both of them. This is a daunting task, with just one bad game being all it takes to ruin a lifelong dream forever, but … Continue reading Legends Who Won Their First World Cup in Their Last World Cup

How Will The CONCACAF Nations Get On In Qatar?

How Will The CONCACAF Nations Get On In Qatar?

In 2026, the biggest football (soccer) party in the world comes to CONCACAF as the United bid of Canada, Mexico, and The United States of America host the World Cup. But before then, there’s the small matter of 2022 and there are four CONCACAF teams looking to leave their mark on the tournament. Each team … Continue reading How Will The CONCACAF Nations Get On In Qatar?

Belgium’s Loss to Egypt Can Serve Lesson for Canada

Belgium’s Loss to Egypt Can Serve Lesson for Canada

If football fans in Canada needed another reason to believe that the Canadian Men's National Team could turn some heads at the World Cup next week, they got one in the form of Belgium, their matchday one opponent, falling to Egypt in a friendly. A final score of 2-1 was not what people were expecting, … Continue reading Belgium’s Loss to Egypt Can Serve Lesson for Canada

Five Canadians Primed For A Big Move After The World Cup

Five Canadians Primed For A Big Move After The World Cup

The 2022 World Cup ends in December, which makes it the perfect opportunity for many Canadian players to put themselves in the shop window. While many players for Canada are playing at a good level already, there is a handful of players who know that if they in particular can impress, then a big career-changing … Continue reading Five Canadians Primed For A Big Move After The World Cup

The Most Memorable Game From Every World Cup – Part Three

The Most Memorable Game From Every World Cup – Part Three

The last twenty-eight years have seen the FIFA World Cup cement itself as a worldwide event that captures the imagination of people around the globe. It has seen the tournament that was once hosted exclusively in Europe and Latin America, go to new continents such as Asia and Africa, and brought football to the United … Continue reading The Most Memorable Game From Every World Cup – Part Three