Premier League stars set for battle for World Cup glory

Premier League stars set for battle for World Cup glory

The 2018 World Cup takes centre stage this summer and numerous Premier League stars are in with a realistic chance of picking up a winner's medal. Brazil and Germany lead the betting to win the tournament, but France, Spain and Argentina are also prominent in the outright market. Read on as we take a look at which Premier League players could be part of a World Cup success in Russia. Brazil There is a strong Premier League presence in Brazil's …
Complete Guide to Premier League Players in the Copa America Centennial

Complete Guide to Premier League Players in the Copa America Centennial

The centennial addition of the Copa America is set to kick off this week and it wouldn’t be an international football competition without a boatload of Premier League talents involved. So here is my complete guide to every Premier League player involved and what to expect from their countries. Argentina- Sergio Romero, Ramiro Funes Mori, Nicolas Otamendi, Marcos Rojo, Sergio Agüero, Erik Lamela. My early favorite to win the tournament after World Cup final and Copa America final appearances in …
Angel di Maria: What went wrong during his time at Manchester United?

Angel di Maria: What went wrong during his time at Manchester United?

When Angel di Maria completes his move to Paris Saint Germain sometime this week, the British record transfer signing at £59.7million will be keen to forget the single season he spent at Old Trafford which supposedly "ruined' the winger according to one of Argentina’s backroom staff. Di Maria wanted to move to Paris last season itself although the transfer didn't transpire because of the FFP restrictions on the Ligue 1 champions. He ended up in England where he earned £280k/week …
Germany v Argentina Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: The Final

Germany v Argentina Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: The Final

After four weeks of what has been one of the best World Cups in years, the final is upon us. In what will be a repeat of the 1986 and 1990 finals, Germany will take on Argentina for the chance to be crowned world champions in the Maracana. After the humiliation of their 7-1 defeat to Germany in the semi-final, the Brazilians now face the prospect of their greatest rivals Argentina winning the World Cup in their country, and so …
Netherlands vs Argentina Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Semi Finals

Netherlands vs Argentina Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Semi Finals

The World Cup is coming to a close as we reach the semi final stage and four of the biggest names of international football are set to battle it out for the prize as Netherlands, Argentina, Germany and Brazil will contest the semi finals. Although some consider them as having been the best side at this World Cup, Netherlands are the only side of the four not to have won the World Cup before, but they are still considered one …
Argentina v Belgium Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Quarter-Finals

Argentina v Belgium Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Quarter-Finals

After an exhausting period of extra-time for both sides in their recent matches, Argentina and Belgium will be hoping to get the better of the other in their upcoming quarter-final match in Brasilia on Saturday evening. The Argentinians only just managed to beat Switzerland in the round of 16 after a brilliant run from Lionel Messi led to an assist for Angel di Maria’s winning goal. Alejandro Sabella’s side haven’t found it easy in the World Cup so far and …
Argentina v Switzerland Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Last 16

Argentina v Switzerland Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Last 16

We’re now at the stage of the World Cup where the real work begins and Argentina will hope they can keep their winning form going when they take on Switzerland in their round of 16 match on Tuesday evening. The Argentinians qualified for the knockout stages after finishing top of group F, winning all three of their games against Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iran and Nigeria. They looked more like the team we expected to see when they took on Nigeria …
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 …
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