1. Picking Italy's 2018 World Cup Squad After Latest International Games

    With the 2018 FIFA World Cup drawing ever nearer, players will know that their every performance will be analysed with the tournament in mind, with each hoping to see their name ...

    Adam Digby Written by Adam Digby about 3 hours ago 2,077 reads 0 comments

  2. Diego Maradona Says Lionel Messi Is a 'Teddy Bear' After 'Terrible' Ban Decision

    Argentina legend Diego Maradona has defended Lionel Messi in light of his recent FIFA ban for abuse directed towards an assistant referee, calling the Barcelona star a "teddy ...

    Alex Keble Written by Alex Keble about 10 hours ago 743 reads 0 comments

  3. Picking France's 2018 World Cup Squad After Latest International Games

    Predicting a World Cup squad more than a year ahead of when it will eventually be submitted is, of course, an inexact science. This is especially the case for a national side as packed with talent and options as France...

    Paul Ansorge Written by Paul Ansorge about 11 hours ago 4,163 reads 0 comments

  4. Cristiano Ronaldo Sculptor Emanuel Santos Defends Madeira Airport Statue

    Emanuel Santos, the sculptor of the much-maligned bust of Cristiano Ronaldo at Madeira Airport, has defended his work, as he believes the Real Madrid star is a fan of the statue...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 13 hours ago 53,534 reads 0 comments

  5. Picking USA's 2018 World Cup Squad After Latest International Games

    Now that the panic has subsided and the United States men's national team is back on track to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, it's time to project who may be a part of the 23-man traveling party next summer...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 16 hours ago 13,956 reads 0 comments

  6. Dutch Football's Problems Run Deeper Than 2018 World Cup Qualifying Struggles

    Among the round of international friendlies played out on Tuesday night, the Netherlands lost to Italy in Amsterdam...

    Andy Brassell Written by Andy Brassell about 16 hours ago 10,599 reads 0 comments

  7. Lionel Messi Denies Official Rant, Says He Was Talking to the Air

    Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi denied directing an insult toward a match official while playing for Argentina's national team against Chile last Thursday, which led to a four-match international ban...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 day ago 8,861 reads 0 comments

  8. Picking Argentina's 2018 World Cup Squad After Latest International Games

    For so long, Argentina's squad has promised so much...yet utterly failed to deliver in the moments that mattered most...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 day ago 5,464 reads 0 comments

  9. Neymar Tactics Commented on by Brazil Coach Tite After World Cup Qualification

    Brazil coach Tite has revealed that he allows star man Neymar to be isolated and heavily marked as opposition defences open up space for other attackers when they concentrate their efforts on the Barcelona man...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 1 day ago 3,725 reads 0 comments

  10. Picking Spain's 2018 World Cup Squad After Latest International Games

    Spain's international team ruled the world for a period under Luis Aragones and Vicente del Bosque , but the 2010 World Cup winners didn't have such an enjoyable time of things ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 day ago 5,318 reads 0 comments

  11. Picking Germany's 2018 World Cup Squad After Latest International Games

    Germany are well on their way to qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Of course, that was widely considered a fait accompli even before the groups were drawn in July 2015...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 1 day ago 5,781 reads 0 comments

  12. Lionel Messi's 4-Game Ban Called 'Strange' by Argentina Coach Edgardo Bauza

    Argentina manager Edgardo Bauza has criticised the timing of the confirmation of Lionel Messi 's four-game international ban, suggesting it was a "strange" decision to announce it on the day of their game against Bolivia...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 day ago 3,162 reads 0 comments

  13. Brazil Cruises Past Paraguay 3-0 to Become 1st Team Qualified for 2018 World Cup

    Brazil became the first team to book their place at the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday, defeating Paraguay 3-0 in CONMEBOL qualifying in Sao Paulo...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 days ago 7,449 reads 0 comments

  14. Alexis Sanchez Scores Brilliant Free-Kick for Chile Against Venezuela

    We see you, Alexis Sanchez . The Arsenal and Chile star may have been in the news lately for the wrong reasons during the start of the international break, but he let out ...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 9,166 reads 0 comments

  15. Spain Beat France 2-0 as Video Technology Plays Role Multiple Times

    Spain beat France 2-0 in an international friendly at the Stade de France in Paris as video assistance for officials was trialled during the contest on Tuesday...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 2 days ago 4,232 reads 0 comments

  16. Italy Beat Netherlands 2-1 in Oranje's 1st Match Since Danny Blind's Sacking

    Italy defeated the Netherlands on their travels in an international friendly as they won 2-1 at the Amsterdam ArenA on Tuesday...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 2 days ago 3,298 reads 0 comments

  17. Iceland Beat Republic of Ireland 1-0 After Hordur Bjorgvin Magnusson Goal

    Iceland beat Republic of Ireland 1-0 in an international friendly at Dublin's Aviva Stadium on Tuesday night...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 2 days ago 588 reads 0 comments

  18. Twitter Reacts to Lionel Messi's 4-Match Argentina Suspension

    Lionel Messi has controversially been handed a four-game ban by FIFA after the world governing body found him guilty of using abusive language against an official when Argentina defeated Chile in World Cup qualification...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 2 days ago 5,073 reads 0 comments

  19. Lionel Messi Suspended 4 Argentina Matches After Ranting at Official vs. Chile

    FIFA have banned Lionel Messi for four international matches after finding the player guilty of verbally abusing an assistant referee...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 2 days ago 285,783 reads 0 comments

  20. Iceland Reportedly Has Record Birthrate 9 Months After England Win at Euro 2016

    Iceland has reportedly had a record number of births nine months on from beating England at UEFA Euro 2016...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 3 days ago 2,857 reads 0 comments

  21. Why 'Cachondo' Gerard Pique Is Such a Hate Figure Among Spain's Football Fans

    On Tuesday evening, Gerard Pique will win another cap for Spain when he runs out on to the pitch at Stade de France in Paris...

    Richard Fitzpatrick Written by Richard Fitzpatrick about 3 days ago 22,108 reads 0 comments

  22. Lionel Messi Suspended 4 Matches After Rant at Official

    Lionel Messi will miss four matches for Argentina, beginning with the team's FIFA World Cup qualifying match with Bolivia on Tuesday after he allegedly abused a match official during the team’s recent 1-0 win over Chile...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 3 days ago 48,352 reads 0 comments

  23. Bolivia vs. Argentina: World Cup 2018 Qualifying Live Stream, Preview

    Argentina face a difficult trip to Bolivia in CONMEBOL qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday, desperately needing a victory to solidify their top-four place in the standings...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 3 days ago 9,744 reads 0 comments

  24. Netherlands vs. Italy: Date, Time, Live Stream and TV Schedule for 2017 Friendly

    The Netherlands will hope to salvage some pride when they meet Italy in an international friendly at the Amsterdam ArenA on Tuesday, the first match since the sacking of manager Danny Blind...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 3 days ago 6,118 reads 0 comments

  25. Brazil vs. Paraguay: World Cup 2018 Qualifying Live Stream, Preview

    Brazil welcome Paraguay in CONMEBOL qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday. They lead the group by seven points...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 3 days ago 8,828 reads 0 comments