Kirsten Schlewitz

Editor and League Manager, European Soccer

Kirsten Schlewitz specializes in Italian football, but can be found writing about almost any aspect of European football that takes her fancy. She's especially devoted to Premier League side Aston Villa and Serie A side Napoli, loves the Bundesliga in general, and tries to catch as many Montenegrin second-division games as possible. When not writing about football, Kirsten can be found wandering Balklandia, sipping coffee, or ranting on Twitter. Often in multiple languages.


The one thing this World Cup needed was Zlatan

This World Cup has been pretty good, but with Zlatan Ibrahimovic around, it could have been perfect.

van Persie a doubt for Netherlands - Argentina

The Manchester United forward picked up a stomach bug and was unable to train with the team prior to Wednesday's match.

In praise of Colombia

The dancing, the style of play, the sheer joy of everyone involved -- Colombia were knocked out of this World Cup too soon, but at least we got a bunch of great memories out of them.

Trying to choose between James and Neymar

James. Neymar. How could you ever choose? Unfortunately, a decision will need to be made. There is no middle ground, no fence upon which to sit. Because on Friday, Brazil and Colombia meet in the...

A goodbye to 24 of our closest World Cup friends

Eight teams are in. Twenty-four have left us. Here's our goodbye to those who are no longer in Brazil.

The three biggest disappointments of the World Cup

The World Cup has been phenomenal, but it hasn't been perfect. Here are the three biggest disappointments of the tournament so far -- and we don't mean any of the eliminated teams.

How to watch South Korea vs. Belgium online

With Group H still very much up in the air, you're going to want to keep an eye on both games. Here's how to watch online.

Ronaldo puts Portugal back out front


It's the 50th international goal for Cristiano Ronaldo...but as it stands, both Portugal and Ghana are headed home.

Ghana and Portugal are currently tied 1-1


Assuming Germany remain ahead, another goal from Ghana could see them through to the knockout rounds.

Own goal gives Portugal the lead


A deflection off John Boye gives Portugal a 1-0 lead over Ghana.

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