Those of you who think this World Cup has had many refereeing mistakes and has been a let-down in this department may have to think again. According to a panel of FIFA analysts, referees at this World Cup got no less than 96% of the decisions right. The study took a look at video replays [...]

The octopus Paul has made his World Cup Final prediction and chosen Spain to win the trophy, and I have to say I agree with him. He has been right about everything so far in this tournament, and after Spain’s convincing win over Germany, I think they are definitely favorites for this match. The Dutch [...]

The two biggest individual awards in football – the Ballon d’Or (Golden Ball) and FIFA Best Player are about to become one, though it will still keep the name of the former. It is a practical change that has been coming for some time, as the last time the awards were given to two different [...]

watch?v=kFvrAdyFUJ8&feature=player_embedded The Germans have surprised everyone with their results at the world cup, and their animals seem to trying to match that achievement too. One aquatic sea-creature that has been getting more and more attention is Paul the octopus, who lives in the Sea Life Aquarium in Oberhausen, Germany. No, its skills do not lie [...]

Following Nigeria’s unfortunate, yet deserved elimination at the group stages of the World Cup, their nation’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, has suspended the national team from competing at international tournaments for two years. This move was done not simply out of anger, but as an attempt to reorganize and restructure the team for when the 2014 [...]

Football drama really does not get much higher than the conclusion to the Ghana – Uruguay quarter-final clash. With the score tied 1-1, in the very last seconds of extra time, Ghana have a header that looks certain to go in and win them the tie – until Uruguay striker Suarez sticks out his hand [...]

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