Archives: World Cup Draw 2010

Buy Bornstein’s Boots and Help Haiti

Posted on by Eric Altshule

Here at and, we are working on a soccer-centric way to help the youth of Haiti that we will be announcing next week.  In the meantime, if you want to make a major contribution to the Red Cross … Continue reading

This Weekend’s Group C Opposition Results

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Algeria Nadir Belhadj played a poor 45 minutes for Portsmouth and was subbed out. Hassan Yedba dressed but stayed on the bench. Both players left for the Cup of African Nations after this match. Hameur Bouazza came on in the … Continue reading

News from Group C: Algeria and Slovenia

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Algeria: Rangers defender, Madjid Bougherra claims that Algeria can beat England because the North African nation plays with “heart.” (ESPN Soccernet/Dec 14th) Bougherra has also been named the player of the year in Algeria. According to the Daily Mail, Zinedene … Continue reading

Tactically, the US Need DaMarcus Beasley

Posted on by Ron Preston Jr

The last time many of us saw DaMarcus Beasley, his miss on a corner launched a Brazilian counter-attack that led to the eventual trouncing of the US in the group phase of the Confederations Cup.  It was the culmination of … Continue reading

USA’s World Cup Opposition: Weekend Wrap

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

ALGERIA Algerian Captain Yazid Monsouri and FC Lorient were crushed by league leaders Bordeaux 4-1 in Ligue Un. Nadir Belhadj scored a spectacular first half goal in Pompey 2-0 victory over Liverpool at Fratton Park. The build up play was … Continue reading

USMNT in the World Cup: Don’t Sleep on Slovenia

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The United States drew a potentially positive group for next summer’s World Cup on Friday. The group as described by some European papers “is wide open” below the runaway favorite, England. This group creates more possibilities of going forward for … Continue reading

FIFA’s European Favoritism

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

In 2006, an outcry led by certain elements of the British Press was directed towards CONCACAF. The theory stated that the United States and Mexico had been ranked too highly under the FIFA World Ranking formula of the time. Reacting … Continue reading

World Cup Draw Could Favor United States

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Two days ahead of the World Cup draw, the United States and Mexico learned they would not be seeded and placed in Pot One. Also surprisingly, given the established formulas for previous seeding, Holland was placed in Pot One, instead … Continue reading