England Football Striker Wayne Roooney Retires From International Football

England’s all-time leading goalscorer Wayne Rooney has retired from international football after turning down the chance to be part of the squad for next month’s World Cup qualifiers. He declined an invitation from Gareth Southgate to return to the international set-up and instead decided to bow out after 119 caps and a record 53 goals for his country. Continue reading “England Football Striker Wayne Roooney Retires From International Football”

Netherlands Lowest Ever FIFA Ranking- Dutch fall to 33rd in World

2010 World Cup runners up and 2014 World Cup semifinalists Holland have dropped to their lowest ever position since the inception of the FIFA rankings after being placed at 33rd in the latest list released. That is a fall of eleven spots from the March rankings

The Dutch, who missed out on Euro 2016, are also in serious danger of missing out on the 2018 World Cup in Russia and sacked coach Danny Blind (father of United star Daley) after a poor run of results. Continue reading “Netherlands Lowest Ever FIFA Ranking- Dutch fall to 33rd in World”

France 0-2 Spain 2017

Spain line up- De Gea, Carvajal, Pique, Ramos, Alba, Koke, Busquets, Pedro, Iniesta, Morata, Isco.

Spain Substitutes used- Nacho, Herrera, Thiago Alcantara, Deulofeu, Iago Aspas, Silva

France Line up- Lloris, Jallet, Koscielny, Umtiti, Kurzawa, Kante, Tolisso, Rabiot, Griezmann, Gameiro, Mbappe.

France Substitutes used- Lemar, Bakayoko, Dembele, Giroud.

Spain Goal Scorers- David Silva (68), Deulofeu (77).

France twice fell to the decisions made by a video assistant referee during their 2-0 home defeat against Spain. Antoine Griezmann the France footballer thought he had lead his team into three minutes after half time, but the refree Felix Zwayer consulted the officials and the the goal was quickly ruled out offside against Layvin Kurzawa. In the 77th Minute Gerard Deulofeu scored a goal which was intially disallowed but the decision was reversed on consultation of the video assistant.

Portgual 2-3 Sweden 2017

Portugal Line Up- Coentrao Marafona, Cavaco Cancelo, Novo Neto, Bruno Alves, Eliseu, Batalha Martins, Joao Moutinho, Danilo, Renato Sanches, Ronaldo, Bernardo Silva.

Portugal Substitutes Used- Cabral Semedo, Andre Gomes, Afonso Fernandes, Carvalho, Quaresma, Eder.

Sweden Line Up- Johansson, Krafth, Granqvist, Helander, Hult, Claesson, Johansson, Larsson, Larsson, Nyman, Thelin.

Sweden Substitutes Used- Lustig, Jansson, Hiljemark, Durmaz , Berg.

Portugal Goal Scorers- Cristiano Ronaldo(18) & A. Granqvist (OG) (34)

Sweden Goal Scorers- V. Claesson (57,76), Joao Cancelo (OG) (90)

Joao Cancelo scored a dramatic own-goal to give Sweden a 3-2 win over Portugal. Ronaldo drew first blood for the home side by scoring a goal in the 18th Minute. Their second goal arrived just after the half-hour when Sweden captain Andreas Granqvist scored an own goal. Sweden’s Claesson scored goals in the 57 and 76th minutes to draw them level before Cancelo’s last- gasp own goal gave the visitors victory. Continue reading “Portgual 2-3 Sweden 2017”

Video Hakim Ziyech Panenka Penalty Goal vs Canada 2016 | Morocco-Canada 4:0 Highlights

Hakim Ziyech scores two from the penalty spot, including a penalty as Morocco beat Canada 4-0 in this friendly at Stade de Marrakech Continue reading “Video Hakim Ziyech Panenka Penalty Goal vs Canada 2016 | Morocco-Canada 4:0 Highlights”