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  • World Soccer 2014 Readers Survey

    February 2, 2014

    World Soccer wants to know how we're doing. We appreciate the feedback of our readers and want your opinions on our magazine and content. Please spare us a few minutes to complete our 2014 Readers survey

  • World Soccer: February 2014

    January 17, 2014

    The February 2014 issue of World Soccer is now on sale. This month our featured Player is Liverpool striker Luis Suarez. Love him or loathe him, there is no denying Suarez is a formidable forward at the peak of his powers. We delve into his background to find out what makes football's bĂȘte noir tick. We also look at what players earn as the tax arrangements of football's big earners comes under scrutiny. Elsewhere, we pay tribute to Eusebio, one of football's all-time greats, who died earlier this month. Plus, as always, we have our exclusive Dispatches from around the world, with features this month coming from Morocco, France, Brazil, Holland and many other places.

  • World Soccer: January 2014

    December 13, 2013

    The January 2014 issue of World Soccer is now on sale. In this special issue we review the year and publish the results of our Player, Team and Manager of the Year poll. We also preview the forthcoming Club World Cup which pits Franck Ribery's all-conquering Bayern Munich side against the Ronaldinho-inspired Atletico Mineiro. We have our usual array of Dispatches, which this month come from the United States, Germany, Mexico, France and elsewhere. Plus, the usual array of informed opinion from our established group of columnists. Plus, we continue our World Cup countdown by examining the credentials of four more of the qualifiers.

  • World Soccer: December 2013

    November 15, 2013

    The December 2013 issue of World Soccer is now on sale. Juventus' Argentine striker Carlos Tevez is the subject of our Player Biography, while our Club Focus looks at Brazilian outfit Atletico Mineiro. There are interviews with Ajax coach Frank de Boer and the man who has performed wonders with Iceland, Lars Lagerback. The countdown to the World Cup has begun in earnest and we look at four more countries who will be lining up in Brazil next year. We have our usual array of Dispatches, which this month come from Spain, Italy, England, Argentina and elsewhere. Plus, the usual array of informed opinion from our established group of columnists.

  • World Soccer: November 2013

    October 18, 2013

    In the November 2013 issue of World Soccer we meet three of football's biggest stars. Mesut Ozil, Gerard Pique and Thiago Silva talk to us about life within the footballing elite. Our Club Focus looks at Monaco the big spending French outfit whose recent renaissance is not to everybody's taste. On the subject of money, we ask whether long term success can be bought. We also have our usual array of Dispatches plus an a look at the latest countries to qualify for next year's World Cup.

  • World Soccer: October 2013

    September 20, 2013

    The October 2013 issue of World soccer is a Champions and Europa League special. We provide a team-by-team guide to the 32 teams competing in the Champions League, with every club analysed and every player profiled. In the wake of Gareth Bale's world record move to Real Madrid, we look back at the transfer window and analyse where the money has gone and which clubs have benefited from the unprecedented splurge. We also have our usual array of Dispatches plus an exclusive interview with UEFA Player of the Season, Franck Ribery.

  • World Soccer: September 2013

    August 23, 2013

    The September 2013 issue of World Soccer looks at the 75 leading players to watch out for over the coming season. One of the hottest prospects in European football, Bayern Munich's Mario Gotze, is the subject our Player Biography. We look back at Atletico Mineiro's Libertadores Cup triumph and examine the role played in that success by Ronaldinho. Elsewhere, we examine the ramifications of the report detailing German doping, plus we take a trip round the Juventus stadium on our Soccer Stadium tour. We also have our usual array of Dispatches plus an exclusive interview with new Roma coach Rudi Garcia.

  • World Soccer: August 2013

    July 26, 2013

    The August 2013 issue of World Soccer is our new season special in which we preview the forthcoming European campaigns. As the countdown to the new season begins, find out how all the clubs are shaping up across the continent. Plus, we examine in detail the arrival of Neymar at Barcelona, and ask whether his relationship with Lionel Messi, will ultimately define the club's season. We also have our usual array of Dispatches plus an exclusive interview with Inter's Argentine legend Javier Zanetti.

  • World Soccer: Summer 2013

    July 2, 2013

    The Summer 2013 issue of World Soccer is a special edition featuring an exclusive experts poll to find out the greatest XI of all time as well as the best coach in the history of the game. We report from the Confederations Cup in Brazil and look ahead to next year's World Cup. Dispatches come from Brazil, Argentina, Spain and Saint Martin. We also look at the case of Gibraltar, whose admission to UFEA promises to open a can of worms for European football.

  • World Soccer: July 2013

    June 7, 2013

    In the July 2013 issue of World Soccer, Neymar, the player upon whom Brazil's World Cup hopes largely rest, is the subject of this month's Player Biography. As Brazil 2014 looms into view, we preview this summer's dress rehearsal, the Confederations Cup, which features several countries who have ambitions of winning the World Cup in 12 months time. With the European season coming to a close we look back on the last 9 months of what has been an eventful and unpredictable campaign. Tales of unprecedented German domination, uncharacteristic Spanish frailty, along with all the other defining moments can be found in our indispensable round-up of the 2012-13 season.