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New Kicking it Podcast! 2014 FIFA World Cup Semifinals Preview and Predictions

In this edition of the Kicking It Podcast, Kyle and Richard break down each of the 4 teams left at the FIFA World Cup, Argentina, Brazil, Germany and the Netherlands. We discuss how each team did in the quarterfinals and make our bold (and probably wrong) predictions for the rest of the tournament.

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Kicking It Awards Show Nominees: Have your say!

We are now knee-deep in awards season! Grammys? Ok. Oscars, sure! Screen Actors Guild? Nah.

With so many awards going on, the Kicking it Soccer Show wanted to wade in and have its own. The show will air this Wednesday, January 22, online at http://www.marshall.edu/wmul stream one!

Here are the nominees.

Best Player-  Cristiano Ronaldo, Franck Ribery, Yaya Toure

Best Team- Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Juventus

Best Defender- Phillip Lahm, Dante, Pablo Zabaleta

Best Midfielder- Andrea Pirlo, Yaya Toure, Gareth Bale

Best Game- US vs Costa Rica, US vs Panama, US vs Mexico

Best American Player- Tim Howard, Brad Guzan, Michael Bradley, Landon Donovan, Jose Altidore

Best Attacker- Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Arjen Robben, Sergio Aguero

Best New Player- Isco Alarcon, Adnan Januzaj, Andros Townsend

Best Director (manager)- Jupp Heynckes, Jurgen Klopp, Sir Alex Ferguson

Best EPL Player- Yaya Toure, Sergio Aguero, Luis Suarez,

Most Improved Player- Paul Pogba, Per Mertesacker, Kaka

Lifetime achievement award- Sir Alex Ferguson

Most Exciting Story- SAS Connection, SAF Retires, Dos a Cero

Make sure to listen in this Wednesday at 6! Have your say in the comments, were there any snubs? Do you hate any selections?

See you this Wednesday.