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Benzema reveals hurt at not being in France squad

Disappointment Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has revealed he would like to return to the French squad in the future after exclusion back in 2015. The Frenchman has not featured for his country after being involved in a sex-tape blackmail scandal with team-mate Mathieu Valbuena. Benzema has since been booted from the squad setup and is looking […]

Italy goalkeeper Buffon to play his 1,000th match

Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon will mark his 1,000th appearance as a professional in the World Cup qualifier against Albania on Friday        

FOX Sports bumps Mexico-Costa Rica game from FS1 to FS2

4 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Although originally scheduled to air live on FS1, FOX Sports has moved the Mexico vs. Costa Rica game from FS1 to FS2 for Friday night’s important World Cup qualifier. The match was originally scheduled to air beginning at 8:30pm ETShow More Summary

With shrinking margin for error, U.S. prepares to face Honduras in World Cup qualifier

SAN JOSE — It’s still mighty early in the chase for a 2018 World Cup berth, months of matches, corrections and continental treks ahead. History tells us that the United States will qualify for next year’s soccer extravaganza and, depending on pairings and performance, cope just fine against the titans of the sport. But as […]

Lippi’s China keep World Cup dream alive, Qatar slump

5 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Doha (AFP) – Marcello Lippi’s China stunned South Korea 1-0 in a politically charged World Cup qualifier on Thursday to give themselves a glimmer of hope of reaching next year’s tournament in Russia.  Yu Dabao stooped unmarked to head...Show More Summary

Jamie O'Hara: Former Tottenham midfielder to join Billericay Town

Former Tottenham Hotspur and Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Jamie O'Hara signs for Billericay Town.

Lee Dixon thinks Mesut Ozil would be ten times better if he had one quality (Video)

Great English hope Dele Alli is one hell of a talent. The Tottenham midfielder shone again last night as England went down 1-0 to Germany in a friendly defeat. Looking for positives after the game, the ITV pundits fawned over the 20-year-old. Ian Wright, Ryan Giggs and Lee Dixon were all crazy for Alli – […]

Megan Rapinoe returns to US roster for April exhibitions

Midfielder Megan Rapinoe is back on the U.S. women's national team roster for a pair of friendlies in Texas next month        

Benzema refuses to give up on France recall

5 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Paris (AFP) – Frozen-out star forward Karim Benzema wants showdown talks with France coach Didier Deschamps about his international future and said Thursday he hasn’t given up hope of a recall. The 29-year-old Real Madrid striker has...Show More Summary

Buffon set to make it 1,000 not out

5 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Rome (AFP) – Gianluigi Buffon will make his 1,000th career appearance when the legendary goalkeeper pulls on the gloves once more for Italy on Friday against Albania. The 39-year-old Juventus stopper made his professional debut in 1995 as a 17-year-old in goal for Parma and has gone on to become a football icon at home and abroad. Show More Summary

Iran close in on World Cup as Qatar look doomed

5 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Doha (AFP) – Iran took a major step towards making the 2018 World Cup finals winning 1-0 in Doha on Thursday, a result which virtually ends Qatar’s hopes of reaching Russia. A cool Mehdi Taremi finish in the 51st minute after breaking...Show More Summary

Ranieri to get prize at Italian manager of the year awards

Former Leicester coach Claudio Ranieri will receive a special prize at the Italian manager of the year awards        

Arsenal star believes that N’Golo Kante is the best player in the League

Big claim Arsenal star Laurent Koscielny believes that his compatriot and Chelsea star N’Golo Kante is the best player in the Premier League. The French midfielder moved to Chelsea following an incredible season for Leicester City in which they won the title. Now, Kante has become one of Chelsea’s most influential players and is very much […]

Diego Simeone reveals insane amount of money he was offered last summer

Simeone offer Diego Simeone has promised to stay at Atletico Madrid for at least one more season. His feats at the Calderon have been incredible. He’s won everything at the club bar the Champions League, making the final twice. His future plans are relatively mysterious. We know that he’d like to coach Inter Milan one […]

Ex-Disney CEO Eisner eyes English soccer club Portsmouth

A former chief executive of The Walt Disney Co. is in talks to buy English soccer club Portsmouth        

Van Garderen keeps overall lead in Tour of Catalonia

Tejay van Garderen of the U.S. successfully defended his lead in a Tour of Catalonia fourth stage that was cut short by 60 kilometers (37 miles) because of a snowstorm in northeastern Spain        

Beckenbauer before Swiss prosecutors in corruption probe

6 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Berlin (AFP) – German football legend Franz Beckenbauer appeared before Swiss prosecutors on Thursday as part of a corruption probe into the awarding of the 2006 World Cup to Germany. “Today (Thursday) I was interviewed as part of aShow More Summary

FA chairman condemns ‘disrespectful’ England fans

6 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – The chairman of England’s governing Football Association has deplored the “inappropriate, disrespectful and disappointing” behaviour of some travelling fans in Germany on Wednesday. Some England supporters in DortmundShow More Summary

Manchester City are prepared to offer more than €100 million for a goalkeeper

Bravo, poor show Pep Guardiola thought that he had solved a goalkeeping problem before it started last summer. How wrong he was. The Spaniard took over at Manchester City and immediately dismissed Joe Hart as unworthy for his team because he wasn’t a ball-playing goalkeeper. Scouring Europe for a suitable ‘upgrade’, Guardiola signed Claudio Bravo. […]

English FA condemns 'insulting' fan chants at Germany game

The English Football Association has condemned "insulting" chants by fans at Wednesday's game against Germany referencing past wars between the countries        

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