Football moved another step closer to home as England breezed past Sweden with a 2-0 win in Samara. Through to their first World Cup semi-final since Italy 1990, the Three Lions are daring to dream. Having already outshone the 'golden generation' of a decade ago, this young bunch of upstarts
Spain joined Argentina and Portugal on a growing list of casualties in the Round of 16 as their bid to regain their title of World Champions came to a sorry end. Russia held their own, first for 120 minutes and then from the penalty spot to do the unthinkable. They
The curse of Champions. It's something that would've crossed Joachim Löw's mind as he readied the most important half-time team talk of his managerial career. Whatever he said must have worked though, as his side produced a breathless, last-gasp winner to down a resolute Sweden 2-1 and keep their heads
In what seems to be something of a recurring theme this World Cup, the underdog gave a really good account of themselves against one of the favourites. Peru were the latest side to join the 'nearly' men as they came within reach of toppling France but instead bowed out of
It seemed destined that Brazil would clinch their 6th World Cup when the tournament returned to its spiritual home in 2014. Fate had other ideas. The football-crazy nation watched on helplessly as Germany tore them apart in a 7-1 defeat, subsequently named Mineirazo, in a throwback to the humiliation of 1950. The
The wait is finally over. The day has arrived! Billions will be watching from all around the globe, as the biggest carnival in the world kicks off! 736 players, 32 teams, 1 winner.
We'll guide you through all the details before the big game at 8:30 PM. Stay with us as we build up
There are two sides to the coin that is Group G. You have England and Belgium, who know all about the occasion, and are striving to match the considerable potential of their talent. Then there’s the novices, Tunisia and Panama. 2018 will be a new chapter in both countries' footballing
“Two hours ago you all felt s***. Now hopefully you all feel better. This is just the start for us. We will play in many more finals.”
Jürgen Klopp’s rallying cry may have fallen on the deaf ears of his crestfallen Liverpool squad the night of the Europa League final, but
What’s that saying again? “In this world, nothing is certain, except death, taxes, and Germany doing well at international tournaments”. Well not quite, but it’s something like that.
One of the often mentioned hallmarks of German culture is its efficiency, and nowhere is that more evident than in the national team.
”If we can, the club will do everything possible to match the value of the player. If they end up going to another club that is difficult to take. But you can't worry about it, you've just got to keep looking forward."
Brendan Rodgers was left bitterly disappointed late in the
Kenny – The King of the Kop who changed Liverpool F.C. forever
Kenny Dalglish had a unique career in football, not just on the pitch but off it as well. He holds the unwanted tag of possibly being the only footballer to have personally witnessed three of the game’s biggest
Often lingering in the shadow of English football’s giants in the northwest, this season was meant to represent a turning point for Everton. Heavy spending ushered in by billionaire Farhad Moshiri’s takeover in February 2016 saw parallels being drawn with Sheikh Mansour’s Manchester City acquisition in 2008. Moshiri’s project is
It seemed to take an eternity for Eder’s shot to streak across the turf and into the back of the net. Portugal had been through the misery of losing to an underdog at home, as they did against Greece in 2004, and all of France that saw the ball trickle
Ancelotti’s sacking shows that even Bayern aren’t immune to the whims of modern football.
A third exclusive by Kabir Ali
Germany are, always have been and will continue to be a football powerhouse. Very few things are constant in football, and this is one of them.
And of German football, Bayern Munich