Sebastian Petersson

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Who in FIFA will stand up for Scotland if voters reject independence?

According to the article, this would strengthen calls for changes to how world football is run with Scotland, England Northern Ireland and Wales being treated as separate entities in terms of votes at the big tables of FIFA and UEFA.<p>Who in FIFA will stand up for Scotland if voters reject …

Landon Donovan wins the World Cup... the virtual one

Landon Donovan, former USMNT member, is enjoying his summer vacation without the hassle of having to travel and compete in the World Cup.<p>Landon Donovan wins the World Cup... the virtual one<p>06/16/2014<p>Landon Donovan, now former USMNT member, is enjoying his summer vacation without the hassle of …

Mario Balotelli Reminds All What the Score Was After Italy Defeats England

Mario Balotelli scored the game-winner as Italy saw off England 2-1 in their Group D clash on Saturday.<p>The always-entertaining former Manchester City man decided to remind the cameras of the scoreline after the final whistle.

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Robin Van Persie Scores Stunning Header for Netherlands vs. Spain at World Cup

With halftime approaching and Spain leading 1-0 through Xabi Alonso's penalty, the Dutch needed some World Cup inspiration.<p>They needed somebody to do something special and get their 2014 campaign started.<p>Daley Blind produced the pass. Robin van Persie produced a magnificent header to beat Iker …

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Wayne Rooney Aims Digs at Cristiano Ronaldo and Italy Ahead of World Cup Opener

Wayne Rooney certainly sparked discussion at the start of the FIFA 2014 World Cup. The England striker has taken aim at ex-Manchester United teammate Cristiano Ronaldo, as well as England's first Group D opponents, Italy.<p>Rooney had a few surprising words for Ronaldo, a player he sees as being the …

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Neymar declares 'I want to be World Cup 2014's best player' ahead of Brazil's opener against Croatia

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari believes his team are seven steps away from fulfilling a dream and winning a sixth Fifa World Cup before his country's opening game<p>As Luiz Felipe Scolari spoke it felt that this <b>World Cup</b> had finally begun; it felt like the first ball had been kicked. “To all the …

Ranking the first 16 matches of the 2014 World Cup

The World Cup kicks off on Thursday, and the Eye On World Cup has ranked the first matches for each team for you.<p><b>More World Cup: Group Previews |</b> …

Ibrahimovic open to future MLS switch

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has told Sports Illustrated that Thierry Henry's success in the MLS could sway his decision to end his playing career in the …

Tim Howard Reaches 100th International Cap for USMNT

Tim Howard has etched his name in United States men's national team history, as he was capped for the 100th time Saturday when the USMNT took on Nigeria in Jacksonville.<p>Presentation for @TimHowardGK 100th cap happening at midfield. 15th player in #USMNT history. Congrats. …

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Here's What To Do In Brazil's World Cup Host Cities Besides Watch Soccer

The 2014 FIFA World Cup begins June 12, and host cities across Brazil are gearing up to welcome hundreds of thousands of travelers.<p>Soccer fans traveling to the games in the 12 host cities are in for a treat. Brazil offers stunning scenery, vibrant cities and a wealth of cultural activities. Fans …

Louis Van Gaal Must Be as Ruthless as Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United

When David Moyes recently exited the Manchester United managerial door there were many facets and weaknesses one could highlight as to why he got the sack.<p>Yes, the tactics were poor and yes, the over-reliance on everything Wayne Rooney showed a shortsightedness that rightfully cost him his …

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Javier Zanetti's still got it, scores 30-yard rocket in legends match

Come back, Javier.<p>Javier Zanetti is 40 years old. He's retired. He's moved on.<p>He's still got it.<p>Like lining up a 30-yard shot in a legends match and hitting an absolute bullet still got it. Like a little smile, a hug from teammates and continuing about playing because he is Javier Zanetti and since …

Brazilians Race to Finish World Cup Opener Arena

Brazilian workers are racing to complete the stadium that will host the World Cup's first game, wiping seats, checking beams and installing wiring just days before the opening whistle.<p>As night fell on Saturday, helmeted workers were still toiling away on two long-delayed stands of Sao Paulo's new …

Cameroon players refuse to fly to Brazil over pay dispute

The Indomitable Lions are demanding more financial compensation, and have refused to board a plane to take the team to Brazil.<p>The Cameroon nation team players have refused to board a plane in Yaoundé on Sunday, that was set to fly them to Brazil to continue preparations for the World Cup.<p>The …

Japan entertains in attack, falters in defense

ITU, Brazil (AP) — On a sultry June evening last year in Recife, Brazil, it was hard to tell which side were the four-time World Cup champions and …

NFL Talkboard: Week One

The NFL season kicked off on Thursday night with the Denver Broncos destroying the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens 49-27. Led by Peyton Manning's seven touchdown passes. Did you predict that? Well, now the serious business of our Pick Six competition begins. Each week we will select six games …