Montevideo (AFP) – Brazil put one foot in next year’s World Cup finals on Tuesday with a 2-0 victory over Paraguay as Argentina’s qualification campaign took a tumble against Bolivia after the shock suspension of Lionel Messi. Barcelona...Show More Summary
U.S. coach Bruce Arena made three changes to his starting lineup for a World Cup qualifier at Panama, inserting defenders Tim Ream and Graham Zusi, and midfielder Jermaine Jones, in place of Sebastian Lletget, John Brooks and Geoff Cameron
Berlin (AFP) – Joachim Loew says Germany duo Joshua Kimmich and Andre Schuerrle need more matches — and to spend less time on the bench — for their Bundesliga clubs ahead of next year’s World Cup defence. Neither Kimmich nor Schuerrle...Show More Summary
Santiago (AFP) – Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez powered Chile to a 3-1 victory over Venezuela on Tuesday as the South American champions edged ahead of Argentina in the battle for places at the 2018 World Cup. Sanchez opened the scoring with a magnificent curling free-kick after only four minutes to give Chile the lead against bottom team Venezuela. Show More Summary
After being snubbed by the team’s new manager, Schweinsteiger, a German midfielder, stayed positive. His persistence paid off, and he landed with the Chicago Fire of M.L.S.
Wenger In or Out? In a season of lows, the 10-2 aggregate defeat to Bayern in the Champions League was a new low for the Wenger regime – and the defeat to West Brom just before the international break hasn’t helped matters. So of course, the Wenger Out Brigade are back out in full force, […]
Paul Ince Pundit As pundits go, Paul Ince is not exactly regarded as the next Gary Neville. The former Manchester United, Liverpool and Inter Milan midfielder has been pottering around the lower echelons of the punditry game for many years now to little avail or consequence. A failed manager, Ince seems to have made his […]
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The benefit of using video referees during soccer games was highlighted when Spain rightly profited from two decisions made away from the field of play to beat France 2-0 in an international friendly
Spain ended France's seven-game unbeaten run as substitutes David Silva and Gerard Deulofeu scored second-half goals to give the former world champions a 2-0 win over the European championship runner-ups at the Stade de France ...
Video technology is used to reverse two incorrect decisions as Spain beat France in a friendly in Paris.
What shaped him? Just how good is he? And what are Premier League clubs doing to create the next N'Golo Kante?
La Paz (AFP) – An Argentina side reeling from the shock suspension of captain Lionel Messi crashed to a 2-0 defeat against Bolivia on Tuesday, dealing a fresh blow to their 2018 World Cup qualification campaign. Goals from Juan Carlos...Show More Summary
Cristiano Ronaldo scores on his home island of Madeira, a day before the local airport is to be named in his honour, as Portugal lose to Sweden.
Paris (AFP) – Spain twice benefited from the use of video assistance to defeat France 2-0 on Tuesday, while Sweden rallied from two goals down to beat Portugal 3-2 and spoil Cristiano Ronaldo’s homecoming in Madeira. Antoine Griezmann...Show More Summary
Argentina lose to Bolivia in World Cup qualifying, just hours after captain Lionel Messi is given a four-game ban.
Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill says Seamus Coleman is expected to be released from hospital on Wednesday.
Scotland's under-21 side are held to a goalless stalemate by Estonia in a friendly at the Paisley 2021 Stadium.
Changing the format of the EFL Trophy was "worth doing" and the competition has a future, says EFL chief executive Shaun Harvey.
Researcher says rising sea levels call into question the wisdom of Everton's waterfront stadium plans.