Shilton hits out at Rooney and Hart

England’s most capped player, Peter Shilton, has had strong words to say about the current England captain Wayne Rooney and the national team’s goalkeeper, Joe Hart. Shilton made particular note of Rooney’s need to revert back to his “street-fighting” ways of old. In his earlier years, Rooney was aggressive and despite scoring lots of goals, […]

Cristiano Ronaldo returns for ‘stronger’ Portugal

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is set to make his Portugal return after being named in their squad for upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Ronaldo has made his comeback from a knee injury at club level, and was included by Fernando Santos for meetings with Andorra and the Faroe Islands. Without their captain, the […]

Bastian Schweinsteiger Says Goodbye to Die Mannschaft

Bastian Schweinsteiger Says Goodbye to Die Mannschaft

Bastian Schweinsteiger Says Goodbye to Die Mannschaft Bastian Schweinsteiger competed in his final match for Germany on Wednesday night. The long time midfielder waves goodbye to Die Mannschaft after 13 years of service. His international career has been an impressive one, during his time with the senior team he scored 24 goals. Perhaps his greatest […]

Thierry Henry thrilled with new assignment

Former Arsenal legend Thierry Henry was earlier today named the new assistant coach of the Belgium national team. The 39 year old former striker expressed his delight with the appointment, tweeting, “Honoured to be assistant coach @BelRedDevils. Thanks to Roberto Martinez & the Royal Belgian Football Association. Very excited. Can’t wait.” Henry, hung up his boots in 2014 with […]

Iker Casillas, Fabregas left out of Spain squad

Iker Casillas, Fabregas left out of Spain squad

Iker Casillas and Cesc Fabregas have been left out of Julen Lopetegui’s first Spain squad. The veteran goalkeeper and Chelsea midfielder have both been dropped for the friendly with Belgium and the World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein next month. Atletico Madrid youngster Saul Niguez has been handed a place, while there are recalls for striker Diego […]

Hope Solo suspended for 6 months by U.S. Soccer after comments made following Olympics

Hope Solo has been suspended by U.S. Soccer for six months. The federation announced that the United States goalkeeper would be banned from the national team until February of next year after the comments she made about Sweden following the Americans’ loss in the Olympic quarterfinals, when she called the Swedes “cowards.” “The comments by Hope […]