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English Premier League giants Arsenal will face the best of MLS in the 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game.
The match, announced on Thursday, will be held at Avaya Stadium in San Jose on Thursday, July 28 at 9 pm ET and will mark Arsenal’s first participation in the All-Star Game. The event will be televised in the US on ESPN and UniMás, in Canada on TSN and RDS, and in more than 140 countries around the world, including Sky Sports in the UK.
“We are pleased to welcome Arsenal... Read the rest of the article »
El Tri kicks of their series of games for the year against a Senegalese side desperate to forget their elimination from the 2016 AFCON.
After winning their first two matches under coach Juan Carlos Osorio, Mexico's National Team will start preparing for a busy 2016 when they clash against Senegal at Marlins Park in Miami. Mexico's Colombian coach decided to call up a mix of players that have never played together, and even if that means fans don't have much to expect, the veteran manager may use this game to broaden his options for... Read the rest of the article »
The USMNT will take on northern neighbors Canada in an exciting friendly at California's StubHub Center on Friday, February 5th. Here are some live TV listings & online streaming options for USA vs. Canada.
With the World Cup two years away, 2016 will be a busy year for many football teams, and the USA and Canada are not exception. In the CONCACAF region, March will mark the resumption of qualifying rounds for the 2018 edition of one of football's most major tournaments and as such, both the Stars and Stripes and Les Rouges will be keen on figuring out who will be their best starting XIs as they... Read the rest of the article »
Players from Argentinean clubs Gimnasia and Estudiantes started fighting after the ref failed to control a number of harsh tackles and other incidents.
Once again, Argentinean football saw its reputation tarnished with a shameful incident on the pitch, in which players from Estudiantes and Gimnasia stopped kicking the ball and decided to kick their own colleagues.
Players from both teams were waiting for an excuse to fight against each other, following Alvaro Pereira's vicious kick against Facundo Oreja, which sent the Argentinean defender... Read the rest of the article »
No player, male or female, has scored more goals than Abby Wambach with their national teams. She is said to be the greatest of all times among many of her peers and analysts.
There will be 22 players on the field when the United States Women's National Team and China face off at the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisianna but one player is set to steal the spotlight. 35-year-old Abby Wambach is ready to quit a magnificent career in this friendly game, which will be her 252nd cap.
Wambach will be remembered by many of her teammates and fans as the "Greatest... Read the rest of the article »
Tottenham's player scored a wonderful 25-yard shot into the top right hand corner of Hugo Lloris' net, during the friendly match between the two countries.
Dele Alli made everyone at Wembley Stadium scream and shout with a massive strike, which led the way for England to defeat France. In a game that had an emotional moment prior to the kick-off, Alli was able to shift the focus to the pitch by giving the Pross a first half lead.
This was Alli's first international goal with England, and he was able to score after being handed his first start with... Read the rest of the article »
Local authorities evacuated Hannover's stadium after a suspicious package was found near the stadium. No further statement has been made by the German police.
First it was the friendly match between Belgium and Spain, and now, just an hour before kick-off, Germany and the Netherlands were forced to cancel their friendly match today over a bomb threat. Following the terrorist attacks in Paris last Friday, all European venues hosting international matches are on red alert, and with a direct threat made against HDI Arena at Hannover, the German police took... Read the rest of the article »
The game was on the verge of being cancelled due to the terrorist attacks in Paris last Friday, but French authorities decided the game should be played as an homage to those who died.
Football showed today that it can be an instrument to put reunite nations, as English and French players prepared to play a friendly match at Wembley Stadium.
The game, which was on the verge of being cancelled, saw both nation's fans singing as one the French anthem, "La Marseillaise", sending goosebumps to everyone watching around the world.
One of the players included in... Read the rest of the article »
The decision was taken by the Belgian goevernment as there was an elevated terror threat. A 27-year-old Belgian was identified as the mastermind of the Paris attacks.
The aftermath of the Paris attacks last Friday has affected the game between Belgium and Spain which was scheduled for November 17 but has been cancelled this Monday. The decision was made by the Belgian government and agreed upon by both the Belgian and Spanish soccer federations.
This was a friendly game, so there will be no need to reschedule the match. Ticketholders for this game will be... Read the rest of the article »
England offered France to cancel the game but the French Federation denied the request. The French anthem will be sang before the game.
England will host France at Wembley this Tuesday and most people, including England's manager Roy Hodgson, know that there is something about this game that makes it special. This is the first game for France following the Paris attacks that took place right at the same time that the Blues were playing Germany at the Stade de France.
Over 100 people died that day throughout the city in... Read the rest of the article »
After a difficult friendly in Paris against France, Germany are due to take on the Netherlands on Tuesday, November 17th. Here are some live TV listings & online streaming options for Germany vs. Netherlands.
Although it was billed as one of the blockbuster friendlies, France vs. Germany was overshadowed by some unfortunate events off the pitch. As les Bleus and die Mannschaft faced off in France's capital, some horrific criminal acts were being perpetuated by terrorists across the iconic city, which, as per recent reports, have been attributed to Islamic organization ISIS after they took responsibility... Read the rest of the article »
The Paris terror attack claimed the life of Lassana Diarra’s cousin, Asta Diakite.
The France midfielder revealed that his cousin was among the victims of the attack that claimed at least 128 lives. Diarra was involved in France’s 2-0 win over Germany having played for 80 minutes.
The 30-year-old Marseille player confirmed the sad news via social media. Both the France and German national teams spent the night at the Stade de France since it was too risky to venture... Read the rest of the article »
The friendly match between England and a grief-stricken France will go ahead on Tuesday as planned, according to the French Football Federation.
The friendly match comes at a time when France and the entire international community mourns the death of at least 127 people who were killed by ISIS militants in the latest terror attack by the Islamist group.
The French Football Federation president Noel le Graet told journalists that Les Bleus would honor the friendly match against their English counterparts on Tuesday at the Wembley... Read the rest of the article »
After losing to newly-crowned no. 1 side Belgium, Italy will attempt to re-group as they welcome Romania for a friendly on Tuesday, November 17th. Here are some live TV listings & online streaming options for Italy vs. Romaina.
For at least the first 45 minutes, Italy thought that they had a foothold in the game as they took on the world's newest no. 1 side - Belgium - in a friendly clash in Brussels. Although Antonio Candreva's early effort had been cancelled out shortly after by a goal from Jan Vertonghen, the Azzurri headed into the dressing room at half-time on seemingly equal terms with the Red Devils.
However... Read the rest of the article »
Belgium will host Spain at the Stade Roi Baudouin on Tuesday, the 17th of November in a friendly match. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Belgium vs Spain below.
The number one side in the world will host reigning European champions Spain in a much anticipated match. Both sides come into this match in good form having won all of their last five matches in all competitions.
Spain were against England in a match they won by a comfortable 2-0 score line. Their playing style has come under fire especially after their shortcomings at the World Cup held in... Read the rest of the article »
Luxembourg will host Portugal at the Stade Josy Barthel on Tuesday, the 17th of November in a friendly match. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Luxembourg vs Portugal below.
Portugal will take on Luxembourg without their captain and talismanic forward Cristiano Ronaldo. The Real Madrid forward has not been included in the 23 man squad which is to play friendlies against Russia and Luxembourg.
The former Man United man was also rested for Portugal's last qualifier against Serbia with qualification to Euro 2016 already confirmed. Other notable absentees include the... Read the rest of the article »
The English midfielder captained Great Britain's side to a 3-1 win over the Rest of the World team, which included players like Ronaldinho, Landon Donovan & Luis Figo
David Beckham and his friends gave fans around the world a chance to re-live their childhood, showing off their untarnished skills at Old Trafford. A multi-stellar cast, which included Ballon D'Or winners Ronaldinho, Luis Figo and Michael Owen, gave testimony of why they were considered to be some of the best footballers in history.
Owen scored a brace for the hosts, while Paul Scholes... Read the rest of the article »
After scraping by to qualify for EURO 2016 last month, Croatia wil travel to take on Russia in a friendly match on Tuesday, November 17th. Here are some live TV listings & online streaming options for Russia vs Croatia.
When the EURO 2016 qualifying sections were announced last year, many figured that it would be a close battle between Italy and Croatia for who would take top spot in the group. In the end, it was indeed the Azzurri and the Vatreni to secure a ticket for next summer's affair in France, but for the latter, it was not as smooth sailing as their fans would have expected.
Things started off well... Read the rest of the article »
French Football Federation revealed that Les Bleus will still make the trip to Wembley.
Talks suggested that Tuesday’s friendly between England and France could be cancelled after the terrorist attack in Paris that killed at least 128 people in the capital.
A suicide bombing occurred outside Stade de France in Les Bleus’ 2-0 defeat to Germany on Friday, which left three dead, leading to a state of emergency, with Francois Hollande announcing three days of national mourning... Read the rest of the article »
Players of the national side were left “shocked” and “scared”, as three were killed by suicide bombing at the stadium.
The German national team decided to spend the night at Stade the France, from late Friday to early Saturday, as three explosions near the French stadium left three dead, report L’Equipe.
This was after the European nation witnessed a series of devastating terrorist attacks which claimed the lives of at least 128 people, leaving 99 in “critical condition”, an incident which... Read the rest of the article »