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”
Here are the list of of crowd and attendance figures of the Confederations Cup 2017 in United States. Continue reading “Gold Cup 2017- Attendances and Crowds”
Denmark and Germany play out a 1-1 draw at Brondby Stadion in their international friendly game. Continue reading “Denmark vs Germany Goals on 6 June 2017”
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”
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.
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”
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”
Six scored by Portugal against the Faroe Islands- three in each half (Andre Silva hat trick in First Half), including two goals in second half stoppage time from the two Joaos- Moutinho and Cancelo. Continue reading “Faroes-Portugal 0:6 Highlights WC Qualifier”
Victory for Italy in Macedonia as they come from 2-1 down to register a 3-2 win in this World Cup 2018 Qualifier Continue reading “Macedonia-Italy 2:3 Video Highlights Long English October 2016”
Spartak Moscow midfielder Quincy Promes sets up Holland’s 4-1 win over Belarus with two goals in Rotterdam Continue reading “Quincy Promes goals vs Belarus Video | Holland 4-1 Belarus Highlights”