Watch Miguel Herrera's team take on Bolivia, as both Latin American teams relive their international tournament rivalry on September 9
After their previous matches in the United States, Mexico and Bolivia end their North American tour for this FIFA Matchday with a friendly game. With both teams looking for alternatives, fans at the Dick's Sporting Goods Park will have a good show on the pitch.
Mexico played last Saturday against Chile, showing some good moves on the attacking side, and giving Hector Herrera and Andres Guardado... Read the rest of the article »
Cameroon and Côte d'Ivoire will face off without their former captains Drogba and Eto'o on Wednesday, September 10.
Both Cameroon and Côte d'Ivoire will head into this game having lost their two most talismanic players in Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto'o. Both men, who not only served as captains of their respective sides but were also the all-time leading scorers for their countries, decided to follow in the stead of a whole slew of stars and retire after this year's World Cup.
As a result, each side... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan striker will have to wait to make his debut with FC Barcelona in an official match, which could happen on October 26th against Real Madrid.
Luis Suarez has been finally cleared to play with his National Team. Following his four month ban from any football-related activity, FIFA authorized the player to take part on friendly matches with the Uruguayans.
According to sources, the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) intends to call up Suarez for next month's friendlies against Saudi Arabia and Oman, but had to ask permission to do... Read the rest of the article »
Following their 2-0 friendly win over the Netherlands, Italy take on Norway in their first competitive fixture under new coach Antonio Conte.
Shortly after resigning as head coach of reigning Scudetto champions Juventus, Antonio Conte shocked calcio followers again by taking over as the Italian national team's coach following Cesare Prandelli's departure. Nonetheless, the former Bianconeri tactician has quickly moved to establish his own personal brand of football, with a preview of perhaps what is to come shown through the Azzurri's recent... Read the rest of the article »
Iceland and Turkey will face one another at the Laugardalsvöllur in a Euro 2016 Qualification match on Tuesday, the 9th of September.
The two sides failed to make it to the last 32 in the recently concluded World Cup and will be hoping they can be among the 16 teams which compete in the Euro 2016 which will be held in France. Heimir Hallgrímsson who shares the managerial post with Swedish international Lars Lagerbäck will be under immense pressure to guide the Iceland side to only their first major tournament.
The... Read the rest of the article »
The 22-year-old Three Lions and Arsenal midfielder looks to take up the vacated position left by former England captain Steven Gerrard
Arsenal star midfielder Jack Wilshere has vowed to learn from Juventus maestro Andrea Pirlo, and Argentine ace Javier Mascherano, and grow into the holding midfield position after playing in the deeper midfield role for England's Monday night Euro 2016 qualifier game against Switzerland.
The 22-year-old has come under a lot of criticism lately over what has been a disappointing two seasons for... Read the rest of the article »
The Scottish manager not only cost the Red Devils their status in the English Premier League, but brought heavy financial loss to the 20-time champions
English Premier League giants Manchester United are set to announce on Wednesday a whopping £50m loss due to David Moyes' 11-month spell at the club.
The Scottish manager took over the helm at Old Trafford from legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson, but after seeing the Red Devils hang in mid-table for most of the season, Manchester United came to the decision to sack the former Everton... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester United could see the return of their former Portuguese superstar, but could be waving goodbye to the Colombian striker after only one season
This revelation may please the Manchester United faithful more than the Real Madrid fans.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been a hit ever since his then record-breaking £80m Santiago Bernabeu switch. His stats go far to prove that. He has scored 255 goals in 250 appearances for Los Blancos, winning the club two Copa del Rey tophies, one La Liga and Spanish Super Cup title, and a Champions League... Read the rest of the article »
James Pallotta has slammed the former Giallorossi defender after the Moroccan made claims Roma were quick to cash in on him
AS Roma president James Pallotta has waged an all-out attack on former defender Mehdi Benatia, who left the Serie A giants for Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich on a reported €26 fee late into the 2014 summer transfer window, penning a five-year contract with Pep Guardiola's side.
Brought to the Stadio Olimpico only a year back from fellow Italian side Udinese for €13.5m, the Moroccan... Read the rest of the article »
The UEFA chief has surprisingly slammed the Bayern Munich star and has even threatened him with a ban over his choices.
This year has seen a whole crop of players announce their retirements from international football, with the primary reason, of course, to focus on their club careers.
Many of these choices have been respected and tributes have poured in to honor some of the sport's biggest stars. However, one recent retiree's decision isn't being taken so well by one of his own countrymen.
After suffering... Read the rest of the article »
Despite initially considering hanging up his boots, the veteran midfielder has now chosen to continue for a few more years.
Two months ago, Juventus fans were left reeling after coach Antonio Conte abruptly resigned. The former midfielder had been instrumental in the Bianconeri returning to the pinnacle of Italian football, winning three consecutive Scudetti in the process.
Shortly after, Conte was unveiled as the new Azzurri coach and has started off well, guiding the team to a 2-0 win over the Netherlands which... Read the rest of the article »
La Roja arrived to this match following their catastrophic performance during Brazil 2014 and after losing their previous friendly match against France.
Spain started their qualification round to Euro 2016 with a win against Macedonia. After giving away their title as World Champions back in Brazil, La Roja expected a better performance from some of their top players against a very poor opponent.
Spain started scoring with a penalty kick taken by Sergio Ramos. The Real Madrid defender scored by kicking the ball "Panenka-style".... Read the rest of the article »
The work group in charge of planning the tournament is seeking to modify the normal dates for the World Cup to avoid severe heat waves during the summer months in the Asian country.
World Cup 2022 may be played during the earlier months of the year...or the latest. According to FIFA, the work group established to create the calendar for the 2018-2024 cycle is formally analyzing the possibility of moving the tournament to the earlier months of the calendar. If this doesn't work out, the work group would establish the tournament to be played during the months of November and December... Read the rest of the article »
The most recent Arsenal signing scored twice in England’s first Euro 2016 qualifying match.
Danny Welbeck secured the first three points for England as he scored twice in their opening match of the Euro 2016 qualifiers against Switzerland in Basel.
The Arsenal striker scored a right-footed goal in the 59th minute, completing a fast-paced counter-attack from Wayne Rooney and Raheem Sterling. In the 90th minute, the 23-year-old scored again with a super right-footed finish, following... Read the rest of the article »
Following Xabi Alonso's departure to Bayern Munich, Los Blancos would be interested in signing the World Cup Champion off Bayer Leverkusen
With the transfer window shut for the summer, Real Madrid may still be thinking to strengthen their midfield. German midfielder Cristoph Kramer is rumored to be in Los Blancos' sight, as the Spanish club would offer 15 million euros to Bayer Leverkusen, owner of the player's rights.
According to sources, the 23-year old midfielder has been requested by Carlo Ancelotti, who would like the youngster... Read the rest of the article »
After coaching Mexico into two World Cups, the Mexican coach will start for the first time a process with a National team, hoping he has what it takes to get Japan to Russia 2018.
Following his debut against Uruguay last Friday, Mexican coach Javier Aguirre explained his decision and ellaborated on what his goals are with the "Samurai Blue" team:
"Our main objective of course is taking the team to Russia 2018. My contract is for two years, with an extension option of two more. Everybody is aiming for us to be at the World Cup, in 2018, so that' what we'll... Read the rest of the article »
The ‘Revs’ win their second match in five days and stay in third place in the East.
Sunday’s match against Chicago Fire wasn’t an easy one for the ‘Revs’, as they had to come from behind to get a 2-1 victory at the Gillette stadium. This result was special for New England as they reached a fourth straight victory and remained in third place of the Eastern Conference table.
New England manager Jay Heaps praised his team after the victory.
“You... Read the rest of the article »
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Despite the season beginning two weeks into... Read the rest of the article »
Sources indicated earlier the wingback was involved in an argument with David Luiz, but this was later disregarded by the CBF
Starting yesterday, rumors flooded the Internet following the announcement that Maicon had been axed from Brazil's national team. At first, the "internal problem" quoted by the Brazilian Football Confederation involved Maicon's participation in a couple of pranks against his teammates David Luiz and Elias.
Following these reports, the CBF hasn't made an official statement, but sources... Read the rest of the article »
On September 9, the Czech Republic and The Netherlands start their Euro 2016 run with hopes of turning around their latest results.
After almost nine years of their last official meeting, Czech Republic will host The Netherlands in the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifiers. As Group A gets on its way, both sides have to solve different issues surrounding their last outings, so their fans can be pleased later on with a qualifying bid for the tournament.
The Czech arrive to this match having lost their four previous matches under coach... Read the rest of the article »