Socceroos equal World Cup qualifying record with gritty win over Vietnam | World Cup 2022 qualifiers

If nothing else, Socceroos coach Graham Arnold, whose side ground out a 1-0 win over Vietnam at the Mỹ Đình National Stadium on Tuesday evening, is consistent with his messaging. The 58-year-old’s frequent references to the expectations he and his squad hold surrounding performances and results have become a ubiquitous part of his public persona. … Read more

Liverpool ‘are plotting a move for Jude Bellingham in a club record £80m deal’

Liverpool ‘are plotting a move for Borussia Dortmund and England starlet Jude Bellingham in a club record £80m deal’… with teen sensation ‘Jurgen Klopp’s No 1 target’ as they look to fend off Man United Jude Bellingham is reportedly Liverpool’s first-choice target for next summer  Teenage sensation Bellingham has starred with Borussia Dortmund and England  … Read more

West Ham’s Pablo Fornals on club’s European dream and his recall to the Spain national team

This has to be a first: someone singing ‘I’m forever blowing bubbles’ in the main stand at Spain’s training ground just outside of Madrid. ‘They fly so high, nearly reach the sky,’ continues West Ham’s Pablo Fornals before translating the song back into Spanish: ‘Pompas de jabón, lindas pompas de jabon’. Looking out on to the … Read more

Gareth Southgate warns of ‘dangerous moment’ before Poland clash | England

Gareth Southgate has said that England are going into games full of confidence after proving they can compete with the best at Euro 2020 but has warned against complacency. England are firmly in control of their World Cup qualifying group before facing Poland in Warsaw on Wednesday night and Southgate is determined to enjoy the … Read more

Arsenal ‘reject approach from Galatasaray’ for midfielder Mohamed Elneny

Arsenal ‘reject approach from Galatasaray’ for Mohamed Elneny despite midfielder dropping down the pecking order… with time running out for club to strike a deal before window in Turkey closes on Wednesday Mohamed Elneny is set to stay at Arsenal after the club turned down an offer Midfielder Elneny was ever-present under Mikel Arteta during … Read more

France 2-0 Finland in World Cup Qualifiers, France continue unbeaten run

France vs Finland: France beat Finland 2-0 to continue their unbeaten streak in Group D in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers France vs Finland: France beat Finland 2-0 to continue their unbeaten streak in Group D in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers- After dropping another two points in World Cup 2022 Qualifying Group D, France has finally … Read more

Tottenham: Tanguy Ndombele has shown he can fight back from adversity – but can he do it again?

Though it’s still early days, Nuno Espirito Santo’s start at Tottenham has been nothing short of sensational. Keeping hold of talisman Harry Kane, rallying a now-seemingly united squad, fixing a fragile defence and leading the Premier League after three wins from as many games – there is obvious cause for optimism in north London.  But … Read more

Wiegman names first England squad as Euros and World Cup countdown begins | England women’s football team

Sarina Wiegman sounded the starting gun on a race against time as she named her first squad since being installed as England’s new manager last week. The former Netherlands coach avoided radical change, instead opting for a blend of youth and experience as she begins preparations for both next summer’s delayed home European Championship and … Read more

Azerbaijan 0-3 Portugal: Jota seals comfortable victory despite absence of suspended Ronaldo

Azerbaijan 0-3 Portugal: Bruno Fernandes sets up Bernardo Silva’s stunning volley before Diogo Jota seals comfortable victory for visitors in World Cup qualifier despite absence of suspended Cristiano Ronaldo Bernardo Silva’s volley from a Bruno Fernandes cross opened the scoring  Fernandes was heavily involved again as Andre Silva tapped in the second   Diogo Jota nodded … Read more