Per Mertesacker stars for Arsenal! Before the FA Cup final on Saturday at Wembley, the obvious weak link in the Arsenal defence was Per Mertesacker. The German might be a World Cup winner and the club captain of Arsenal but due to injury and the form of others, had not started a game for 13 […]
After Alexis Sanchez put Arsenal ahead in the FA Cup final versus Chelsea this evening, fans around the world took to social media to discuss the dubious nature of the goal. Controversial After the linesman’s flag was raised with Aaron Ramsey standing in a clearly offside position, Alexis Sanchez proceeded to slot home from his […]
Italy, Japan and Portugal advanced to the knockout stage of the Under-20 World Cup on Saturday. Two goals from Ritsu Doan gave Japan a 2-2 draw with Italy in their Group D clash
Brazilian-born left back Emerson Palmieri has been called up to Italy's squad for the first time for a friendly against Uruguay and a World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein
The Mexican national team’s road to next summer’s World Cup in Russia is a long one that will feature several stops along the way. The first of those comes Saturday at the Coliseum, where Mexico meets Croatia (5 p.m., FS1, Univision, UDN) in a friendly that kicks off a busy two months in which...
By James Sutherland on SwimSwam Check out FINA's video hyping the 2017 Worlds & World Cup circuit. Read the full story on SwimSwam: WATCH: 2017 World Championship / World Cup Hype Video By FINA
London (AFP) – Prior to Arsenal’s meeting with Chelsea in Saturday’s FA Cup final at Wembley, AFP Sport selects five of the best finals from the world’s oldest domestic cup tournament: Blackpool 4 Bolton Wanderers 3, 1953 Even with his...Show More Summary
Buenos Aires (AFP) – Argentina hope their new coach Jorge Sampaoli’s magic touch, along with returning striker Lionel Messi’s magic skills, will spirit them through a rocky qualifying campaign to the 2018 World Cup. Sampaoli moved aShow More Summary
England advanced to the knockout stage of the Under-20 World Cup by beating host South Korea 1-0
Zurich (AFP) – Football’s world governing body FIFA said Friday it had evidence that North Korean workers had been employed on 2018 World Cup venue construction in Russia. A FIFA inspection tour to Saint Petersburg in November uncovered information that workers from the Stalinist state were engaged on stadium construction, it said. Show More Summary
Josh Sargent scored his third goal of the tournament in the 34th minute, and the United States beat Senegal 1-0 at Incheon, South Korea, to move into good position to reach the knockout stage of the Under-20 World Cup
Chris Coleman is focused purely on reviving Wales' World Cup hopes in Serbia and not about his long-term future.
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France eased into the knockout stage of the Under-20 World Cup after beating Vietnam 4-0
Exeter's 16-year-old Ethan Ampadu is one of seven uncapped players in Wales' squad for a training camp for June's World Cup qualifier in Serbia.
>> Josh Sargent, a 17-year-old striker from the St. Louis area, scored his third goal in two matches as the United States defeated Senegal, 1-0, to move atop Group F at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in South Korea. The Americans (four points) will close group play Sunday against Saudi Arabia (three). Sargent struck in […]
London (AFP) – Wayne Rooney’s international career looks over after England’s all-time top-scorer was Thursday left out of the squad for next month’s World Cup qualifier against Scotland and a friendly in France. The 31-year-old striker...Show More Summary
London (AFP) – All-time top-scorer Wayne Rooney was Thursday left out of the England squad for next month’s World Cup qualifier against Scotland and a friendly against France. The 31-year-old striker has lost his place at ManchesterShow More Summary