1. Harry Kane Takes 79 Seconds to Score for England in England Debut

    Harry Kane 's England debut was a huge talking point all week, as the Tottenham star was set to earn his first senior England cap on Friday night against Lithuania...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 hours ago 8,548 reads 31 comments

  2. Zlatan Ibrahimovic Scores Bizarre Fluke Goal When Clearance Goes Right at Him

    In Zlatan Ibrahimovic 's world, his goal against Moldova is probably just how he drew it up. The Swedish superstar scored the match's first goal when the Moldovan goalkeeper's clearance went straight at Ibra 's head...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 hours ago 16,192 reads 24 comments

  3. Spain vs. Ukraine: Goals, Highlights from European Qualifier

    In-form Juventus striker Alvaro Morata scored his first senior goal for Spain, giving them a 1-0 lead over Ukraine in their European qualifier on Friday night...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 3 hours ago 4,182 reads 2 comments

  4. England vs. Lithuania: Goals, Highlights from European Qualifier

    Wayne Rooney put England ahead early in their European qualifier against Lithuania, heading home a rebound to give the Three Lions a 1-0 lead in the third minute at Wembley ...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 3 hours ago 8,311 reads 10 comments

  5. Thierry Henry Warns France Fans That They Should Appreciate Zlatan Ibrahimovic

    Thierry Henry has s simple message for the French public and their unsettled relationship with PSG star Zlatan Ibrahimovic : love him, embrace him. He won't be around forever...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 4 hours ago 2,218 reads 5 comments

  6. Dani Alves, Jose Pinto Team Up for Catchy Feel-Good Pop Song

    Are Dani Alves and Jose Pinto throwing their singing hats in the ring for the worldwide search for Zayn Malik's replacement? If that's the case, they're off to a not-so-bad start...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 6 hours ago 1,160 reads 5 comments

  7. Zlatan Ibrahimovic Starts a Swedish Dance Party in Moldova

    Wherever Zlatan Ibrahimovic goes, the party will follow. Sweden are in Moldova for their European qualifier on Friday night, and the Swedes are expected to have a party on the pitch, since Moldova are last in Group G with one point...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 7 hours ago 3,234 reads 1 comments

  8. Gary Neville, Jamie Redknapp Break Down a Sunday-League Screamer for Competition

    Sometimes dreams to come true, Sunday-league footballers. Such is the case as Monday Night Football pundits Jamie Redknapp and Gary Neville "break down" a Sunday-league screamer...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 8 hours ago 5,208 reads 3 comments

  9. UK Back Pages: Wayne Rooney Vows to Fight for His England Place

    Wayne Rooney is back in the spotlight as England take on Lithuania on Friday night, and he's completely OK with it...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 24 hours ago 11,216 reads 17 comments

  10. John Terry Used to Warm Up Toilet Seats for Senior Players by Sitting on Them

    We'll file this under the "severe" category of odd things young footballers are made to do for senior players...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 1 day ago 14,425 reads 15 comments

  11. France vs. Brazil: Goals, Highlights from International Friendly

    Raphael Varane showed off some impressive leaping ability to give France an early lead over Brazil in Paris...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 1 day ago 25,271 reads 42 comments

  12. Falcao Scores 2 Goals and Assists Another for Colombia vs. Bahrain

    Falcao can still score after all. The Colombian's form has middled in the Premier League, as opportunities have been few and far between under Louis van Gaal at Manchester ...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 1 day ago 68,120 reads 226 comments

  13. Cristiano Ronaldo Covers Ricardo Quaresma's Car in Aluminum Foil

    Cristiano Ronaldo will go to great lengths for a good prank...or a good opportunity to promote his lucrative boot sponsor. Such was the case Thursday when Ronaldo had a bit of fun at Portugal training at team-mate Ricardo Quaresma 's expense.

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 1 day ago 14,202 reads 14 comments

  14. Diminutive Lionel Messi Meets Giant Gheorghe Muresan at NBA Game

    Lionel Messi is one of the biggest names on the planet for his exploits on the pitch. Big in stature, he is not...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 41,171 reads 40 comments

  15. UK Back Pages: Roy Hodgson's England Future Uncertain, Paul Pogba Free to Leave?

    Internationals are taking centre stage during the break from club football, and Roy Hodgson's England seat appears to be heating up...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 2,316 reads 21 comments

  16. Aaron Ramsey, Samir Nasri, More Star in New Balance's Debut Boots Advert

    New Balance was always going to be up against it when taking on boot behemoths the likes of Nike and Adidas...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 4,992 reads 10 comments

  17. Nicklas Bendtner Scores a Hat-Trick, Memes Flood the Internet

    Nicklas Bendtner , of all people, hit a hat-trick as Denmark came back twice to stun the United States 3-2 on Wednesday...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 29,714 reads 45 comments

  18. Germany vs. Australia: Goals, Highlights from International Friendly

    Marco Reus put world champions Germany ahead early in their friendly against Australia, hitting home from a Sami Khedira pass. Khedira found the streaking Borussia Dortmund man who made no mistake in front of goal...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 9,991 reads 20 comments

  19. Denmark vs. United States: Goals, Highlights from International Friendly

    Fans of the Premier League may find this hard to believe, but Jozy Altidore 's current goalscoring form is quite good. Altidore gave the United States a 1-0 lead in Denmark, muscling through two Danish defenders and powering home to the near post...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 19,302 reads 25 comments

  20. Martin Skrtel 'Responds' to FA Violent-Conduct Charge with Picture of Clowns

    We see you, Martin Skrtel . The Liverpool defender was hit with a three-game ban on Wednesday for his involvement in a stamp on Manchester United goalkeeper David D e Gea during their heated clash at Anfield on Sunday...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 4,416 reads 20 comments

  21. Referees Try to Deny Zlatan Ibrahimovic of His Hat-Trick Ball

    When Zlatan Ibrahimovic wants his hat-trick ball, Zlatan gets his hat-trick ball. Even if it takes a bit of referee resistance...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 days ago 25,766 reads 8 comments

  22. UK Back Pages: Tottenham Star Harry Kane Headed Toward England Start?

    England is back on centre stage as the international schedule heats up over the next two weeks. Naturally, it's the newest member of the Three Lions and red-hot Spurs striker Harry Kane making most of the headlines...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 3 days ago 13,587 reads 31 comments

  23. Manchester United's Ashley Young Offers to Pay for Smashed Phone of City Fan

    Who says everyone can't be friends in Manchester, after all? Manchester United man Ashley Young put on his good-guy boots—and for a fan of the team he's supposed to despise...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 3 days ago 13,148 reads 16 comments

  24. Falcao Takes a Selfie with Pitch Invader, Signs His Manchester United Shirt

    Radamel Falcao 's form may be off in the Premier League, but his popularity seems to have barely wavered. Especially among Colombian fans...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 3 days ago 4,737 reads 6 comments

  25. Manchester Police Troll Steven Gerrard's Chelsea Slip on Twitter

    All it takes is for the "S-word" to be dropped, and any non- Liverpool fans will pounce. The latest example: a Twitter account that represents the Greater Manchester police...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 3 days ago 16,361 reads 8 comments