Euros

CONMEBOL asks FIFA to hold Copa America in same years as Euros

ASUNCION (AFP) -<p>South American football confederation CONMEBOL announced on Tuesday that it wants to change its calendar so that the Copa America is held in the same year as the European Championship from 2020.<p>The Copa America is usually played the year after the World Cup, with the next edition to …

CONMEBOL

Turkey is more than ready for Euro 2024

Turkey has invested over $620 million in 31 stadiums in the last decade and with 14 new airports being built in 14 years, it's easily accessible via …

Turkey

Jaroslav Silhavy named new Czech Republic coach

PRAGUE (AP) — Jaroslav Silhavy has been named coach of the Czech Republic national team.<p>Silhavy replaces Karel Jarolim, who was fired last week after a 5-1 loss to Russia in an international friendly. Jarolim took over in 2016 after the Czechs failed to advance from the group stage of the European …

UEFA Nations League

How Gareth Bale became an overnight superstar with his hat-trick for Tottenham against Inter Milan

“How long’s left, ref?” Anyone who has ever played football at any level will probably have uttered those words at least once, usually while on the …

Gareth Bale

Marcus Rashford has done something Ryan Giggs didn't at same age at Man Utd

After Marcus Rashford scored twice for England during the recent international break, plenty of pundits questioned the amount of game time he has …

Manchester United FC

Juventus face tough Mestalla challenge as Cristiano Ronaldo targets his sixth Champions League trophy

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to be remembered. Showcasing his masterful talent and incredible athleticism on the field is not enough. Tales of legends …

UEFA Champions League

'Please let me leave for Everton': Lucas Digne asked to depart Barcelona after missing France's World Cup triumph

Lucas Digne's past team-mates read like a Who's Who of world football; Eden Hazard, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Mo Salah, Kylian Mbappe, Luis Suarez and many …

Sport (UK)

Lucas Digne reveals why 'amazing' Everton fans have played crucial role in helping him settle at Goodison

There are no prizes for guessing who Lucas Digne picked as the best player he has lined up alongside.<p>It's also the same player he's tried to stop on …

Liverpool FC

Pep Guardiola wants international job but not with Spain

Pep Guardiola has revealed his 'dream' of managing in international football one day but claims it is unlikely to be with Spain.<p>The Manchester City …

Manchester City FC

Play Usain Bolt in defence, says Spain's World Cup-winning coach

SYDNEY, Australia - World Cup-winning coach Vicente del Bosque has some advice for sprint king Usain Bolt's new Australian club - play him in …

Sport (South Africa)

19 Season Kit

Wellington Phoenix and adidas Football yesterday unveiled the adapted home shirt for the Hyundai A-League 2018/19 season.<p>Club Captain, Andrew …

Wellington Phoenix

Vincent Kompany Claims Belgium Players Laughed When Romelu Lukaku Hinted at International Retirement

​Belgian captain Vincent Company has revealed that the players of the national team laughed when Romelu Lukaku suggested that he will retire from …

Romelu Lukaku

Cristiano Ronaldo Poses In Ball Pit Wearing Nothing But Underwear

Sexy soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo has given playing in a ball pit a whole new meaning with his new underwear print campaign.<p>Ronaldo is celebrating …

Cristiano Ronaldo

So, what exactly is the EU's new "meme-killing" law, and why does it affect football fans?

It’s been dubbed the meme-killing law – which, on the face of it, sounds ridiculous. How could memes be made illegal?<p>But this week members of the …

Copyright Directive

Terrorist drives truck through a Bastille Day celebration

On July 14, 2016, thousands gathered along the seafront of Nice, France to celebrate Bastille Day—the country's independence holiday. The mood turned …

Bastille Day

Spain consider bid to host Euro 2028 or 2030 World Cup

MADRID (AP) Spain is reportedly considering a bid to host the 2028 European Championship or the 2030 World Cup.<p>Spanish media reports say the idea was …

Soccer

Meeting Hal Robson-Kanu, definitely not your average footballer

There are a dozen Apple computers on pristine desks, a few disposable Starbucks cups and a giant white-board covered in complicated equations and …

News (Wales)

Carsten Lichtlein to change Gummersbach for Erlangen

The former German national team goalkeeper <b>Carsten Lichtlein</b> will change the club after six years.In summer 2019, the 38-years old goalie will join …

Handball

Martin O'Neill insists the structures are in place to develop top Irish talent

There is no magic wand that can turn this Ireland team into a side of galacticos.<p>Yet Martin O’Neill insists the structures are in place to develop …

UEFA Champions League

France intent on long reign

• <b>France head up the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking</b>• <b><br>Jump of six places for the newly crowned world champions</b>• <b><br>“We have a new status to defend,” says</b> …

Antoine Griezmann

Champions League final in New York City 'not being discussed' - UEFA boss

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin has denied reports in Spain of ongoing talks to play the 2021 Champions League final in New York.<p>Ceferin says in a …

UEFA Champions League

Ruben Loftus-Cheek admits he won't be part of the Chelsea first-team until he learns the Maurizio Sarri way

Maurizio Sarri has told Ruben Loftus-Cheek he must sharpen up tactically to win a place in the Chelsea team.<p>The 22-year-old has spent the last month …

Sport (UK)

Marco Asensio, Mario Balotelli and the winners and losers of international week

There was a surprise presidential appearance in Liberia and some of the world's hottest young talents were in fine form during the Nations League<p>Many …

George Weah

Uefa Nations League – as it stands: Who are the winners and losers following the opening rounds of group games?

Uefa Nations League – League A<p>Group 1<p>A goalless draw on the opening day of the tournament may not have been the result the suits in Nyon had wanted, but the point earned by France in Munich provided the world champions the foundation to build upon. Goals from Kylian Mbappé and Olivier Giroud in …

UEFA Nations League

Olafia Kristinsdottir: 'I want to be the Federer of women's golf'

With imprecision punished by a ball landing in the lava fields, Icelandic golfers have an extra incentive to make the fairways. Some courses lie inside old volcanoes and require players to battle howling winds as they hit shots over expanses of ocean. The golf season only lasts from May to …

LPGA Tour

Seedorf, Kluivert Aim to Prove Doubters Wrong With Cameroon

Located at the tip of Grande Comore island in the Indian Ocean and surrounded by elegant palm trees that seem to look down on it like leafy …

Middle East

Spain 6-0 Croatia, Poland 1-1 Republic of Ireland: international football – as it happened

Asensio and Saúl inspire new-look Spain to six-goal thrashing of Croatia<p>Read more<p>International roundup: Klich denies Republic of Ireland win over Poland<p>Read more<p>Nations League<p>Spain 6-0 Croatia<p>Iceland 0-3 Belgium<p>Bosnia-Herzegovina 1-0 Austria<p>Finland 1-0 Estonia<p>Hungary 2-1 Greece<p>Moldova 0-0 …

Northern Ireland

Soccer: Spain humiliate Croatia with thumping Nations League win

ELCHE (Reuters) - Spain showed their remarkable potential under new coach Luis Enrique by destroying World Cup runners-up Croatia 6-0 on Tuesday to hand the visitors their biggest ever defeat and take control of their Nations League group.<p>Midfielder Saul Niguez scored in his home city of Elche by …

Soccer

England's Gareth Southgate Admits He Could Ask Jamie Vardy to Come Out of International Retirement

England boss Gareth Southgate has admitted that he could be tempted to ask Jamie Vardy to reconsider his decision to retire from international …

Soccer

WATCH: Marco Asensio Stars as Spain Routs World Cup Finalist Croatia 6-0

Croatia's foray into the UEFA Nations League has gone just slightly differently than its World Cup did.<p>The finalists from Russia 2018 were blitzed by …

Soccer