Friday, September 30, 2016

European World Cup qualifiers opening recap

September 7, 2016 by  
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European World Cup qualifiers opening recap

The World Cup Qualifiers started in Europe over the weekend as the road to Russia 2018 began. In Europe, 54 teams are engaged for 13 spots: each 9 group winner will advance automatically to Russia and the best 8 group runners-up will contest for the 4 remaining spots. More than ever the qualifications are wide opened […]

Late goal winner for England in Allardyce’s debut

September 4, 2016 by  
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Late goal winner for England in Allardyce’s debut

2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Slovakia 0-1 England A late goal from Lallana at the end of stoppage time gave the first three point in the road to Russia 2018 for England. It was not pretty and and somewhat difficult for a team who played with one man up when Slovakian’ captain Martin Skrtel a […]

Copa America Dynasty

July 26, 2016 by  
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Copa America Dynasty

while Euro 2016 traditionally appeared to be the primary symbol of world’s most prestigious football event with its most fascinating headlines, competitiveness and famously for its highest demand of global media coverage along with glorious history of football revolution this tournament has identified and established during the summer calendar year, it can be easily the […]

Roy Hodgson has some tough selection decisions to make ahead of Euro 2016

June 4, 2016 by  
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Roy Hodgson has some tough selection decisions to make ahead of Euro 2016

Roy Hodgson has some tough selection decisions to make ahead of Euro 2016 Decisions like: Rooney or Vardy? Alli or Barkley? Stones or Cahill? Clyne or Walker?  

What we learned in international football this weekend

March 27, 2016 by  
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What we learned in international football this weekend

There have been a series of great games over the Easter International break across the globe. From exhibitions games preparing for the Euro 2016, to the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 qualifiers, we have had dozens of games for a rich weekend of soccer. Here are some conclusions and a few quotes we learned: Brazil […]

Football training during an international break

November 18, 2015 by  
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Football training during an international break

International breaks during the football season often cause a lot of disruption among the top clubs in the top leagues, particularly around Europe. The English Premier League had more players represented at the 2014 World Cup than any other country. Most clubs have the majority of their first team flying off somewhere around the world […]

Mexico clinchs win in front of 88,000 people in LA – reactions

March 30, 2015 by  
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Mexico clinchs win in front of 88,000 people in LA – reactions

FIFA Friendly – Mexico 1-0 Ecuador Javier Hernandez scored the lone goal of this game as Ecuador missed a penalty to tie the game in front of 88,000 + fans in LA Coliseum. Hernandez reacts: “It was a very important win because we want in each game to try to show how to respond to the […]

UEFA Introduce Nations League as new competition to replace friendlies

December 5, 2014 by  
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UEFA Introduce Nations League as new competition to replace friendlies

Uefa has announced that its new Nations League national team competition will be introduced in 2018, while European football’s governing body has awarded its Women’s Euro 2017 tournament to the Netherlands. The Nations League received the unanimous backing of all 54 Uefa member associations at a meeting in March and its inaugural edition will be […]

Wayne Rooney reacts on England’s win in Scotland

November 18, 2014 by  
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Wayne Rooney reacts on England’s win in Scotland

Scotland 1-3 England Celtic Park, Glasgow Wayne Rooney (Manchester United): “I’m just enjoying my football at the minute. I’m enjoying playing for England – I’ve always loved doing it.  “I’m on a good run of scoring goals and I hope that continues. If that means breaking the record then I’ll be absolutely delighted.” “The qualifiers […]

International friendlies preview

November 10, 2014 by  
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International friendlies preview

International friendlies preview The second international break of the 2014/2015 season provides an opportunity for managers to give players who have shone in the early months for their domestic club an opportunity to represent their country. Although numerous countries will be preparing for their fourth Euro 2016 qualifying game, others will have the chance to […]

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