World Cup 2014: Group B – Chile

For many Group B has claimed the title of “the Group of Death. It certainly looks like that for the Ozzies. Group B Spain, Netherlands, Chile, Australia At first look it seems it will be a straight fight for the top spot for the two 2010 finalists : Spain and Holland but that is to […]

Copa America set for USA in 2016

CONMEBOL has announced plans to have the 2016 Copa America outside of South America for the first time. Not only will the competition be in the USA, it will also include Mexico and the USA as fixed competitors along with 4 further CONCACAF nations. The South American association is celebrating it’s 100th year anniversary in […]

Ecuador may go into double header without Valencia

Ecuador may go into Friday’s qualifier against Chile without their only true superstar and talisman, Antonio Valencia. The Manchester United winger is carrying an injury and it will be last minute race for his inclusion. It’s hard to over-emphasis the dependency of Ecuador upon Valencia. Most of the national teams attacking play flow down the […]

Tight at the top of CONMEBOL table

After a poor start, Colombia got their campaign back on track in dramatic fashion on Tuesday. Following on from their excellent 4 – 0 win against Uruguay on Friday “El cafeteros” turned over Chile 3 – 1 in Santiago. Colombia’s Falcoa celebrates Despite going behind just before half-time through Matias Fernandez, Colombia rallied in the […]