PAUL KENNEDY
Editor in Chief, Soccer America
  • Mexico reduces shameful France to 'small soccer nation'
    [MEXICO-FRANCE REPORT CARD] Like his grandfather in 1954, Javier Hernandez scored for ...
  • Our comeback kids stay alive
    [USA-SLOVENIA] Who says soccer isn't exciting? The USA stayed alive at the ...
  • Rating the big seven
    [MY VIEW] The seven seeds other than host South Africa were considered ...
  • Handanovic stands tall in Slovenian goal
    [PORTRAIT] The USA is generally regarded as having the best goalie in ...
  • What They're Saying
    "Platini? I'm not surprised, I've always had a very distant relationship with ...
  • Beware of the 'Green Dragon'
    [PORTRAIT] South Korea's 2-0 dismantling of Greece in its opening game was ...
  • Viewers double on ABC, ESPN and Univision
    [TELEVISION WATCH] It comes as no surprise, given the hype and extensive ...
  • Howard gets green light to play
    [USA] Tim Howard is expected to be in goal Friday when the ...
  • Howler costs Desert Foxes
    [SLOVENIA-ALGERIA REPORT CARD] After England's Robert Green, it was Algeria's Faouzi Chaouchi's ...
  • Bafana Bafana thrive under Parreira
    [GROUP A] Of the six African teams at the World Cup, South ...
  • Good and bad of USA-England game
    [USA-ENGLAND] It will go down as one of the worst goalkeeping blunders ...
  • Soccer coverage, like night and day
    [TELEVISION WATCH] There's been a lot to like about ESPN's pre-World Cup ...
  • Bafana Bafana come on strong
    [SOUTH AFRICA-MEXICO REPORT CARD] South Africa held Mexico to a 1-1 tie ...
  • Di Maria grateful to get second chance
    [PORTRAIT] Young Argentine Angel Di Maria shares a lot in common with ...
  • 'Killer' Mphela ready to conquer world
    [PORTRAIT] Hapless host South Africa is suddenly looking like a force to ...
  • As many as 40,000 Americans expected
    [WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN] One of the great unknowns about the 2010 World ...
  • Good and bad of big U.S. win
    [USA-AUSTRALIA] Who needs Jozy Altidore when you have Edson Buddle and Herculez ...
  • Unenthusiastic start to Tyler's tenure
    [TELEVISION WATCH] Because many of the games will begin in the morning ...
  • Dutch fear over Robben injury
    [WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN] Arjen Robben, one of perhaps a half dozen players ...
  • Injury worries of concern
    [USA-AUSTRALIA] As the clock ticks down to the start of the World ...
  • A vuvuzela in every room
    [USA 23] The U.S. national team arrived at its World Cup home ...
  • Eto'o-Milla tiff nothing new
    [CAMEROON] There's a reason no African team has won the World Cup. ...