Category Archives: 2014 FIFA World Cup

The EDIZD World Cup Roundtable

The World Cup is over and we’re all very sad about that about that. Yesterday we looked at what we got right and wrong about the teams in this tournament. Today, we’ve gathered to discuss some of the highs and … Continue reading

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What We Got Right, What We Got Wrong

Jordan Luckily, Nigeria has an excellent goalkeeper behind their unspectacular back four. Vincent Enyeama had a career year in 2013-14. The Lille goalkeeper kept 20 clean sheets in 37 games, the most in Ligue 1. He also allowed a measly … Continue reading

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Germany 7 Brazil 1: In Defense of David Luiz… Kind of

There’s no way to sugar coat what happened between Brazil and Germany on Tuesday afternoon. It was ugly, horrific and more than anything, the defeat will carry long-term ramifications for Brazilian football, the current state and all sorts of goodies … Continue reading

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Scolari’s Mercenaries

Luiz Felipe Scolari is, for now at least, the manager of the Brazilian national team. A former player himself (and by all accounts, Felipão was a bad one), he is perhaps better known for his managerial career. Luiz first started managing … Continue reading

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Every Day Is Zlatan Day Hangout #2

Back after a hiatus, it’s the EDIZD Hangout! Today, me and Jordan discussed the World Cup quarterfinals, previewed the semifinals, and offered a glimpse at a post-World Cup piece. Now, some notes: 1. You’re probably wondering why this hangout episode … Continue reading

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Goal Breakdown: Higuain Sends Argentina to the Semis

So this begins with Kompany on the ball. He’s just intercepted a poor pass. Kompany goes forward and makes a pass to Origi. His pass isn’t really much of a pass and I almost feel like calling it a pass … Continue reading

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Neymar, Messi and the Jordan Rules

The two South American teams are through to the quarterfinals, keeping hopes alive for an all South American final that would be a wet dream for companies like Adidas, Nike and what not. And to this point the two players … Continue reading

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