Category Archives: Confederations Cup

SBI’s 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup Preview

With just one year left before the start of the 2014 World Cup, Brazil hosts Spain, Italy, Mexico and other championship clubs from around the world for the Confederations Cup. We preview all eight teams and lay out the schedules for this two-week tournament. Continue reading »

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Scolari announces Brazil squad for Confederations Cup

Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari released his Brazil squad for the 2013 Confederations Cup, which features Oscar, Hulk, Lucas, and Neymar. Missing out are experienced midfielders Kaka and Ronaldinho, among others. Continue reading »

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Mid-day Ticker: Scolari set to be named Brazil coach, possible UCL expansion, and more

Brazil’s soccer federation has moved quickly toward replacing fired national team coach Mario Menezes, with Luiz Felipe Scolari expected to be hired for the high-profle job, according to reports. Continue reading »

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Who should Bob Bradley call in vs. Mexico?

                                                                         Photo by ISIphotos.com The U.S. men's national team's World Cup qualifier against Mexico in Estadio Azteca will take place exactly a week from now and while we know what players Mexico has brought in for the match, we … Continue reading »

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Confederations Cup Top 10 Goals

Admit it, you miss the Confederations Cup. You miss having international matches every day and the World Cup-like feel the tournament gave the month of June. We can’t bring the tournament back, but we can take a look back at … Continue reading »

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Mid-Day Musings (Cervi receives passport, Confed Cup thoughts and more)

As the American Soccer landscape takes a bit of a breather after Confederations Cup and before the CONCACAF Gold Cup, there is plenty to discuss. Here are some news items, topics and tidbits to go over as we get through … Continue reading »

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European clubs eyeing Clark and Davies

                                                                                 Photo by ISIphotos.com by GIANFRANCO PANIZO When the U.S. national team closed out its historic run in the Confederations Cup on Sunday, one got the sense that it would only be a matter of time before European suitors came calling for some … Continue reading »

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One American’s Confederations Cup experience in Brazil

                                                           Photo by ISIphotos.com   While most U.S. national team fans were watching Sunday's Confederations Cup final between the United States and Brazil at sports bars or in their own homes, there were a few American soccer fans who had the chance … Continue reading »

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