Ronaldo nets 50th hat-trick of glittering career

The Real Madrid and Portugal star hit the milestone while striking four times in a 6-3 win over Girona on Sunday


Martin O'Neill names eight uncapped players in squad for Turkey friendly

Martin O'Neill has finalised the Republic of Ireland squad for the international friendly with Turkey in Antalya next Friday.<p>Goalkeepers Rob Elliot …


Chelsea plot summer raid on Arsenal for key midfielder

Chelsea are believed to be monitoring Aaron Ramsey's situation at Arsenal ahead of a potential move, according to the Mirror.<p>Having attempted to sign …


Arsenal heads to Moscow in Europa League amid tense UK-Russia relations

<b>(CNN) —</b> As Britain braces itself for expected retaliation from Moscow after expelling 23 Russian diplomats, the two countries' relationship will come under sharper focus in two football matches next month.<p>On Friday, English Premier League club Arsenal was drawn against CSKA Moscow in the Europa …

Europa League

Under-23s to play Villarreal at Emirates Stadium

Our youngsters will host Spanish side in the Premier League International Cup semi-final on April 10


What next for Iker Casillas? Are Liverpool, Arsenal & Co. right for Real legend?

There are not too many occasions when a World Cup and European Championship winner with 167 international caps and three Champions League crowns …


Three more Samp players picked for internationals: call ups for Andersen, Belec, and Strinic

Wednesday 14th March 2018 06:10 pm<p>More and more Blucerchiati players are off for the internationals! Three lads to make the initial shortlists for …


England coach Southgate calls up 4 newcomers for friendlies

LONDON (AP) — England coach Gareth Southgate named four newcomers in his squad Thursday for this month's friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy.<p>Burnley duo Nick Pope and James Tarkowski, Swansea's Alfie Mawson and Bournemouth's Lewis Cook were included in a 27-man squad for the game in …


Fulham Prodigy Ryan Sessegnon Called Into England Under-21 Squad for the First Time

Fulham winger Ryan Sessegnon has been named in the England Under-21 squad for the first time ahead of upcoming games against Romania in the 'Cryille …


Iniesta admits he's weighing up move to China

Barcelona playmaker Andres Iniesta says he is contemplating a move to China at the end of the season.


Lukas Kampa: "We have shown we can take on anyone"

Lausanne, Switzerland, March 14, 2018 - A key player for club and country, Lukas Kampa has helped Germany to some of its greatest successes in recent …


Volleyball pays tribute to Bebeto

Lausanne, Switzerland, March 14, 2018 – The volleyball world has been paying tribute to coach Paulo Roberto ‘Bebeto’ De Freitas, who died aged 68 on …


England World Cup match against Tunisia could be played to half empty stadium as tickets fail to sell

They may not boycott the World Cup but England were facing a supporter no-show in Russia after it emerged on Wednesday that thousands of tickets for their games remained unsold three months before the tournament kicked off.<p>Gareth Southgate’s side were in danger of opening their Russia 2018 campaign …


Portugal World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide

<b>After shocking everyone to win the European Championship in 2016, the Portuguese will look to repeat that success in Russia.</b><p><b>Portugal World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide</b><p>Spearheaded by the irrepressible Cristiano Ronaldo – just the 15 goals for the captain in nine 2018 World Cup qualifiers – …


Joe Hart: Is he finished at elite level?

On Saturday, England’s number one played a blinder at the London Stadium. He was sprightly across his line and keen in the save, conducting his …


Opinion: A stat to bust the Rashford myth

<b>I thought of several ways to start this article. A descriptive intro, stuffed with observations, or perhaps an attention-grabbing quote from a</b> …


Spurs ready to move for unhappy Barcelona midfielder

<i>Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes is reportedly growing frustrated of his playing time at the Nou Camp and wants a move away from the Spanish giants</i> …


Arsenal: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang shows that patience is pivotal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang showcased exactly what he is about in Arsenal’s win over Watford on Sunday, proving that patience with a new signing is …


The big interview: Edwin van der Sar - "After I'd pushed away Anelka's penalty, I felt like I was separated from the world for a couple of seconds"

<b>It’s often said that Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo were at very similar level as youngsters, but went on to hit different heights because</b> …


Pep Guardiola: England youth could benefit from playing abroad

MANCHESTER -- England could benefit if some players moved abroad, according to Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.<p>His former club Barcelona said …


The talented deaf footballer making Wales proud

A young deaf man is living his dream playing football for his country and working as an aircraft engineer.<p>In January, Ifan Roberts, 18, from …

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Boro got everything right with Riverside, unlike hapless Hammers

The scenes at the London Stadium should make every Middlesbrough supporter count their blessings.<p>It’s clear a major ground move can make or break a …


Tuija Hyyrynen on playing across Europe and wanting to reach her first World Cup

Defender talks about the importance of feeling at home away from home

Women's Soccer

BBC iPlayer - Cic - Cyfres 2018: Pennod 7

Cawn ail-fyw un o goliau cofiadwy Euro 2016 gyda Hal Robson Kanu a bydd Owain yn mynd nôl i Abertawe i brofi gajets hyfforddi newydd. A chat to Hal Robson Kanu and Owain returns to Swansea.<p>Less

Exclusive: England boycott of Russia World Cup could see them banned from 2022

England could be thrown out of the 2022 World Cup if they boycott this summer’s tournament over the attempted murder of a former Russian spy in Salisbury, the Daily Telegraph can reveal.<p>Pressure is mounting on the Government to order Gareth Southgate’s side to withdraw from football’s showpiece …


Phil Neville as England women's coach: Three reasons to be positive and three causes for concern

Reasons to be positive<p>Phil Neville has got off to an encouraging start<p>For all the criticism that accompanied his appointment, the misgivings about his lack of managerial experience, as well as his limited knowledge of the women’s game, the clubs, the players and the opposition, Neville has got off …


Barcelona to Target More Young English Talent After Marcus McGuane Signing

Barcelona are set to pursue more young English players after signing Marcus McGuane from Arsenal in January.<p>The club's head of professional youth football, Jose Mari Bakero, told the <i>Daily Mail</i>'s Adam Crafton:<p><i>"You may see more young English players leaving the country. There is so much talent there,</i> …


England’s expansive game under Phil Neville helps win hearts and minds | Louise Taylor | Football | The Guardian

At the end of a week in which he had looked increasingly sure-footed it was perhaps appropriate that Phil Neville reached for a mountaineering metaphor. “The last step of climbing Mount Everest is always the hardest and that’s where we are now,” said the new England women’s coach following his …


Phil Neville gets reality check as England women fall narrowly to USA in SheBelieves Cup

Phil Neville held his hands up. The United States were always going to be the acid test for England and so it proved.<p>Impressive displays against …


Joachim Low Rumoured to Be Arsenal's Leading Candidate to Replace Arsene Wenger

Germany manager Joachim Low will reportedly be at the top of Arsenal's wish list of managers to replace Arsene Wenger at the club's helm should the Frenchman leave the Emirates Stadium this summer.<p>Wenger is under immense pressure in north London as calls for his sacking reach a high, and ESPN FC's …