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Graham MacAree

Lead Soccer Editor

Graham watches a lot of football. Sometimes he writes about it, too. British expatriate, Chelsea fan.

MOST RECENT POSTS

Defour dismissed, Belgium down to 10

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Studs up tackles are nasty business, and Steven Defour's attempt to amputate Kim Shin-Wook's right leg has seen South Korea given a man advantage just before the break.

Mertens has one of the misses of the World Cup

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It's still 0-0 in South Korea vs. Belgium. That's mostly Dries Mertens' fault.

Russia grab early goal against Algeria

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Good news for Russia: Aleksandr Kokorin has put them into position to get out of Group G with a 6th-minute header.

Portugal and Ghana both eliminated after thriller

Portugal beat Ghana 2-1, but the result means that both teams have been eliminated from the World Cup.

World Cup tiebreakers: the US and Group G

The United States can advance in many different ways on Thursday -- here are the various scenarios they might encounter.

Suárez suspended for 4 months over bite

FIFA have reacted swiftly over Luis Suárez's latest misdemeanor: the striker will miss the rest of the World Cup and a significant portion of the 2014/15 season after biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini.

Antonio Valencia sent off for Ecuador

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Bad news for Ecuador: stuck in a 0-0 match they need to win, they've just seen captain Antonio Valencia dismissed for a foul on Lucas Digne.

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