Four Premier League players that could catch the eye at the World Cup

Four Premier League players that could catch the eye at the World Cup

There will be a lot of players that catch the eye over the next month at the World Cup. It is important not to overrate any individual based on their performances in Russia. The Premier League will have a number of players involved in the tournament, which isn’t a surprise considering the money involved in the English game now. The majority of signings are internationals and a lot of those will be representing their country at the World Cup. Here …
France vs Nigeria Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: 2nd Round

France vs Nigeria Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: 2nd Round

France's impressive two opening group games ensured that they wouldn't find themselves facing Argentina in the last 16, instead they find themselves facing Stephen Kwasi's Nigeria side, with their all important win over Bosnia in their second game paving the way for a possible last 16 game against France or Switzerland. Pundits and journalists remarked that Argentina and Bosnia would glide through Group F, in fact, Argentina made a meal out of the group, winning their games by only one …
Nigeria v Argentina Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group F

Nigeria v Argentina Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group F

Nigeria can guarantee their passage into the World Cup knockout stages with a draw on Wednesday evening, however they will have to do this against tournament favourites, Argentina. The Super Eagles won their first match at the World Cup since the 1998 tournament in France with their 1-0 victory over Bosnia and Herzegovina, and will undoubtedly use this as inspiration to take the game to a seemingly average Argentinian side in Porto Alegre. Argentina find themselves at the top of …
Nigeria v Bosnia and Herzegovina Preview | FIFA World Cup: Group F

Nigeria v Bosnia and Herzegovina Preview | FIFA World Cup: Group F

Nigeria were considered the favourite to qualify for the knockout stages after Argentina in Group F but after their goalless draw with Iran, they are now left with a difficult task when they face Bosnia and Herzegovina in Cuiaba on Saturday night. Nigeria are still looking to emulate their forebears of the 90s and progress to the knockout stages of the World Cup. However, after securing a solitary point against the Iranians, they now have to win their remaining games …
Iran v Nigeria Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group F

Iran v Nigeria Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group F

In the second game of group F, Iran mark their return to the World Cup with a game against Nigeria in Curitiba on Monday night. Carlos Queiroz has a wealth of managerial experience both at club and international level, taking charge of Real Madrid, South Africa and Portugal in the past, and he will undoubtedly use this experience in an attempt to defy the odds and take this Iranian side as far as they can go in the tournament. Their …