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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

How the USA can get out of Group G

Want to figure out how the United States can get out of Group G? We can help.

Portugal start their World Cup off with a meltdown

One game, one utterly horrendous implosion. Unless they can turn things around quickly, Portugal's World Cup campaign could be over before it's even begun.

2nd-half tweak spares Argentina's blushes

Argentina's experimental first-half formation was ... kind of a mess. Fortunately Alejandro Sabella fixed it as soon as he could.

Switzerland helped by the World Cup's best ref

A lot of referees wouldn't have allowed Switzerland to get into position to score their dramatic winner. Thanks, Ravshan Irmatov!

Digging into Costa Rica's greatest game

Unfancied Costa Rica staged a major upset in the opening game of Group D, coming from behind against 2010 semifinalists Uruguay. Here's how they did it.

England so fun they forgot a plan

Congratulations to England for actually trying to play football. Too bad they forgot to stop Italy from doing anything.

Elephants come from behind for 2-1 win

Down 1-0? No problem, if you're the Ivory Coast: just add Didier Drogba and your problems go away. Poor Japan never stood a chance.

Ivory Coast vs. Japan: Lineups

We're without both Didier Drogba and Yasuhito Endō.

Costa Rica stun Uruguay

Another day, another upset: Costa Rica have punched a huge hole in Uruguay's hopes of getting out of Group D with a 3-1 come-from-behind win against the 2010 semifinalists.

Uruguay vs. Costa Rica: Lineups

No Luis Suarez means a whole lot of Diego Forlan.

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