1. Wayne Rooney: Why He May Never Be Considered England's Greatest-Ever Player

    It was inevitable the moment the game ended. Wayne Rooney ’s brace against historic rivals Scotland in their own backyard put him just three goals behind Sir Bobby Charlton’s all-time England goal-scoring record...

    Jaideep Vaidya Written by Jaideep Vaidya about 1 month ago 1,536 reads 8 comments

  2. Romario: Neymar Can Be Bigger Than Lionel Messi

    Aged just 22, Neymar has already accomplished a great many things for Brazil. The Barcelona superstar is on a staggering goalscoring trajectory for his country, having scored 42 times for the Selecao ...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 1 month ago 5,796 reads 69 comments

  3. Conte: Italian Football Dying Out

    Italian football is in danger of "dying out" because of a lack of quality young players, says the national team's manager Antonio Conte...

    Ilario Huober Written by Ilario Huober about 1 month ago 682 reads 0 comments

  4. Wakaso Mubarak Scores Incredible Goal from Distance for Ghana Against Togo

    Ghana surged to an early 2-0 lead in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Togo on Wednesday. But it was Wakaso Mubarak who supplied the fireworks for Ghana's effort, hitting an incredible goal from Roberto Carlos-like range...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 1 month ago 4,605 reads 1 comments

  5. Portugal vs. Argentina: Tactical Review of International Friendly

    Portugal beat Argentina in one of the most tactically cautious friendlies of recent times on Tuesday evening, with left-back Raphael Guerreiro scoring the winner at the death. Let's take a look at how this one played out...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 3,177 reads 8 comments

  6. Why Antonio Rudiger Should Become a Germany Regular After Win in Spain

    Germany were somewhat fortunate to overcome Spain in Vigo on Tuesday night, with a late 1-0 win, when a stripped squad faced off against the best that the Spanish U23s could offer...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 1 month ago 2,123 reads 5 comments

  7. Live: DR Congo vs. Sierra Leone

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  8. Why Wayne Rooney Can't Be an England Legend Even If He Breaks Goalscoring Record

    Wayne Rooney scored three more goals for England in their two matches over the final international break of the calendar year, taking himself to 46 goals at that level all told—just three shy of the record held by Bobby Charlton...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 3,096 reads 27 comments

  9. Live: Ivory Coast vs. Cameroon

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 1 month ago 26 reads 0 comments

  10. Listen up Jack Wilshere!

    Gary Neville, the England assistant coach, does not like players wearing earphones before the start of a match it seems.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 1 month ago 479 reads 0 comments

  11. Why Stewart Downing Should Be Axed for England Following Win over Scotland

    England produced another encouraging away win under Roy Hodgson, stalling Scotland's strong recent revival with a convincing 3-1 win at Celtic Park...

    Matt Cheetham Written by Matt Cheetham about 1 month ago 1,853 reads 3 comments

  12. Why Chris Wondolowski Should Be Axed for USMNT Following Loss to Ireland

    Match sheets are usually too limited by their silence to tell the whole story of a moment, but Tuesday night's recitation of Republic of Ireland 4-1 United States contained one fairly telling piece of information...

    Phil Keidel Written by Phil Keidel about 1 month ago 6,526 reads 27 comments

  13. Germany U20 Keeper Marvin Schwabe Has Clearly Been Learning from Manuel Neuer

    Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer has often seemed like an outfield player trapped inside the body of a goalkeeper. It now seems like the next generation of German goalkeepers are following his lead by impressing with their feet as well as their hands...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 1 month ago 6,292 reads 5 comments

  14. Wayne Rooney: Our Quality Shone Through in the End

    Wayne Rooney says England's victory in Scotland was down to hard work and quality, as they stretched their perfect start to the season.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 1 month ago 48 reads 0 comments

  15. Why Higuain Is Under Most Pressure for Argentina Following Loss to Portugal

    The underwhelmed Old Trafford crowd will not be the first or the last to see a team come out on top after having been comprehensively outplayed for large spells of a game...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 1 month ago 2,194 reads 6 comments

  16. Hot-Seat Watch for World Football Players, Coaches After International Break

    International week is done and dusted and as players prepare to return to their domestic clubs, we take stock of the fallout from the latest batch of friendlies and competitive matches between nations...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 19,647 reads 3 comments

  17. Why Layvin Kurzawa Should Start for France Following Win with Sweden

    In the games against both Albania and Sweden, AS Monaco left-back Layvin Kurzawa was a standout performer for Les Bleus as he made his full international debut...

    Andrew Gibney Written by Andrew Gibney about 1 month ago 795 reads 2 comments

  18. USMNT: Breaking Down the Reasons for 4-1 Defeat to Ireland

    On Tuesday night, in Dublin, Ireland, the United States men's national team was drubbed 4-1 in its final international game of 2014...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 month ago 4,427 reads 15 comments

  19. Mario Balotelli Slammed by Antonio Conte, Liverpool Star's Italy Future in Doubt

    Mario Balotelli is a lost cause to the Italian national team after Azzurri manager Antonio Conte insisted he hasn't got time to shepherd the striker into realising his potential...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 1 month ago 19,152 reads 31 comments

  20. England Announce France and Germany Friendlies, Spain and Netherlands Planned

    The Football Association announced on Wednesday England will take on hosts France and world champions Germany in two friendlies in the build-up to Euro 2016, with plans also in store to play Spain and the Netherlands...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 1 month ago 2,654 reads 2 comments

  21. Why Raul Garcia Should Be Axed for Spain Following Loss to Germany

    Raul Garcia could find his place in the Spain squad in jeopardy after failing to make a positive impression during La Roja’s friendly defeat to Germany on Tuesday...

    Nick Dorrington Written by Nick Dorrington about 1 month ago 2,031 reads 3 comments

  22. Fans Cry Rip-off as Messi and Ronaldo Are Subbed at Half-Time in Boring Friendly

    Manchester United 's Old Trafford ground holds over 75,000 people, but according to Sky Sports ,  just over 40,000 spectators turned up to watch Portugal beat Argentina 1-0 thanks to a last-minute goal by Raphael Guerreiro ...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 1 month ago 22,405 reads 15 comments

  23. England Find Their Perfect Formula with Wayne Rooney as Striker

    It's pretty hard to sugar-coat the fact that in recent years, there has been a lot to grumble and moan about when it comes to England...

    Aaron Bower Written by Aaron Bower about 1 month ago 1,180 reads 3 comments

  24. Neymar Tries to Sign Fan's Shirt and Return His Pen, Denied by Security

    Brazil star Neymar was all class when a pitch invader tried to get him to sign his Barcelona shirt in Austria on Tuesday night. Neymar started to sign the shirt, only for security guards to grab the fan and push him away...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 1 month ago 9,943 reads 10 comments

  25. England vs. Scotland Should Be Here to Stay in the International Calendar

    In the last 25 years, England vs. Scotland has been something of a rarity. Since the annual Rous Cup, introduced in 1985 to fill the gap left by the discontinued Home Internationals, ...

    Nick  Miller Written by Nick Miller about 1 month ago 4,177 reads 5 comments