Tag Archives: Confederations Cup

CONCACAF Gold Cup Preview: Can the USA continue their dream summer?

The summer of 2015 could potentially be a massive one for United States soccer. Heading into the summer the nation faced two major international tournaments that would serve as significant markers for how the respective men’s and women’s sides have progressed under the coaches hired to try and lift the country to new heights after disappointing […]

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CONCACAF Gold Cup Preview: Without Javier Hernandez Can Mexico Restore Glory And Take The Title?

The 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup kicks off on Tuesday as 12 North and Central American sides battle it out to try and wrestle the crown from holders USA. Traditionally their biggest rivals in this competition, what chance do Mexico have of lifting the title in Philadelphia on July 26th? Tom Harrison reports… After a shock semi-final defeat to Panama two years ago, Mexico […]

Argentina 22 years of hurt

22 Years, 6 Finals, 6 Defeats: Argentina Lose Another Final As Agonising Wait Continues

“The pain is too much” a devastated, drained Javier Mascherano told gathered media after Argentina’s crushing Copa America 2015 final defeat on penalties, a loss that hands Chile their first Copa America title in history. Like his international team-mate Lionel Messi Mascherano won the treble at Barcelona this season. He’s used to winning trophies. And […]

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Preston, Spurs, Hungary, Hearts: 10 goal wins in football history

As you might expect, 10 goal wins are, and always have been, somewhat of a rarity, especially in the modern game, where the art of defending is as revered as the art of scoring goals. When Hearts humiliated hapless Cowdenbeath 10-0 at the weekend in the Scottish Championship, it was the first time that such […]

3 To See – Libya vs Togo, Confederations Cup, Under-21s semi-finals

Three to See, your preview guide to the weekend’s three big games brought to you by Just Football: Libya v Togo CAF World Cup Qualifier – 14th June 2013 – Kickoff 17:00 GMT Amid serious security concerns Libya host Togo in a CAF Group I World Cup qualifier on Friday evening. Uncertainty regarding whether the […]

Just-Football’s Confederations Cup 2009 Team Of The Tournament (Italian Free Zone)

It nearly happened. USA came so close to shaking up football’s natural order in this 2009 instalment of the Confederations Cup. They ended Spain’s long unbeaten run, a feat nobody thought possible (I saw a price of 16/1 on Betfair pre-match) and went 2-0 up against Brazil in the final. But ultimately, whether through a […]

Photo, Shoot Special – Confederations Cup ’09 In Pictures: The Fans

As the 2009 Confederations Cup enters it’s final stages, here’s a look at some of the best football photography from the action in South Africa with our Just-Football Photo, Shoot special. First up: the fans… The ever controversial vuvuzela blares out at the opening game, South Africa vs Iraq in Johannesburg The day before it […]