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Euro 2020 Draw: Winners And Losers

The qualifying draw for Euro 2020 has been made and with any draw, some nations are much happier with their opponents than others. The likes of Italy and England will be pleased with the draw but and Holland have been left cursing their luck. Winners Italy After failing to qualify for World Cup, the Azzurri [...]

Italy Scrapes Past The USA 1-0

Roberto Mancini admits he thought “it was heading to 0-0 again” after a last-gasp Italy victory over the USA. “We’re doing better than expected.” The Azzurri once again dominated possession and had numerous chances, but had to wait until the 94th minute for Matteo Politano’s breakthrough. “It was heading to 0-0 again… but that’s football, [...]

Euro 2020: Germany Falls To Second Pot

The 2020 EURO qualification just got a little more interesting with the news that UEFA has confirmed that Italy will be in Pot 1 and that Germany and Iceland will be in pot 2. Joining Italy will be seeded alongside Belgium, France, Spain, Croatia and Poland. Switzerland, Portugal, Netherlands and England are in their own [...]

Luis Enrique says he is satisfied with the progress his young Spain side have made despite their failure to reach the finals of the UEFA Nations League. Spain won their opening two fixtures in Group A4, beating England 2-1 at Wembley before thrashing Croatia 6-0, but then lost 3-2 at home to England and by [...]

England Heading To Nations League Semi-Finals

It looked like being a summer without any tournament football for England. Up until the 85th minute against Croatia, the Three Lions were staring at relegation to the second tier of the Nations League, before skipper Harry Kane slid in the winning goal to send Wembley Stadium into raptures. The country will be hoping for [...]

Inter Milan 2018-19 Fixtures

Inter’s chances of finishing above AC Milan for the fifth time in six Serie A seasons will become clearer when the city rivals first meet in matchday nine. The Nerazzurri should enter that match in strong form after the release of the 2018-19 fixture schedule threw up a kind eight rounds to start the campaign, [...]

AC Milan 2017-18 Fixtures

The first Milan derby of the 2018-19 season will take place on the weekend of October 21, by which time Gennaro Gattuso’s Rossoneri will have steered themselves through a difficult start to their Serie A campaign. After facing Genoa at home on the opening day, Milan take on last season’s second and third placed sides [...]

Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool’s participation in the Audi Cup will be the perfect preparation for the 2017/18 season. The Reds boss, who was beamed into the Munich launch of the competition by hologram from Melwood, is relishing the return to his homeland. Liverpool will play two matches at the Allianz Arena on August 1 and [...]

New Chelsea Boss Pans Quality Of MLS

It is fair to say that current Italy national team boss Antonio Conte is not a big fan of Major League Soccer. Conte decided not to include Sebastian Giovinco or Andrea Pirlo in Italy’s provisional 30-man Euro 2016 squad because of where they play. The former Juventus coach admitting that their decision to play in [...]

FIFA Ballon D’or Nominees Revealed

Fifa have announced the three names that make up the shortlist for the Ballon d’Or awards. Barcelona duo Lionel Messi and Neymar will compete with current holder Cristiano Ronaldo for this year’s FIFA Ballon d’Or. Real Madrid forward Ronaldo has won the award for the past two years, with Messi winning it for each of [...]