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Germany Is Out Of The World Cup

In a big surprise, the German Football Association (DFB) have announced that Hansi Flick will continue as manager of the national team. After a conversation between DFB President Bernd Neuendorf, DFB Vice President Hans-Joachim Watzke and Flick, the association announced that they have faith that Flick will lead the team to the 2024 European Championships. [...]

Spain Move Quickly To Fire Luis Enrique

Luis Enrique Fired By Spain

Luis Enrique has been sacked by Spain after overseeing a poor World Cup that ended with a shock last-16 defeat to Morocco. It follows an underwhelming World Cup in which they finished second in their group following a stunning defeat to Japan, before crashing out following another upset against Morocco on Tuesday. The Royal Spanish [...]

Belgium’s Golden Generation Fails Again

Roberto Martinez

Romelu Lukaku punched the side of the dugout and was consoled as he sat with his shirt pulled over his head after the 0-0 draw with Croatia and it was clearly an outpouring of frustration for his role in Belgium’s early exit from the World Cup. But perhaps it was also frustration at what feels [...]

World Cup Misery For Mexico

Mexico Fans

Mexico are out of the World Cup after one of the most dramatic evenings at any World Cup. Poland lost 2-0 against Argentina, which guaranteed the South American side top spot in Group C and led to a myriad permutations. With Mexico winning by the same scoreline against Saudi Arabia, that meant Gerardo Martino’s side [...]

Injuries Already Impacting World Cup Squads

FIFA 2022 World Cup

The Qatar 2022 World Cup starts in little over a month. The unique winter tournament means that many of the world’s top stars playing club football right up until a week before the tournament starts. That has to be causing a lot of sleepless nights for national teams managers across the world. An injury now [...]

Roberto Mancini

Italy manager Roberto Mancini was left speechless after seeing the European Champions loss 1-0 at home to North Macedonia, a defeat that will leave the Azzurri out of the World Cup for the second straight time. With Italy frustrated for 90 minutes by a heroic North Macedonia defensive performance, Aleksandar Trajkovski struck the only goal [...]

jurgen klopp Liverpool manager

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says players cannot be allowed to travel for March’s international break if they have to quarantine when they return. In the UK at present, anyone returning from coronavirus ‘red list’ countries is required to quarantine for 10 days. Fifa says clubs can prevent players leaving if they need to quarantine for [...]

USA World Cup Qualifying Tickets

The U.S. Men’s National Team will begin its road to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in June 2021 away to an undetermined opponent. We have been developing this group for more than a year to get ready for World Cup Qualifying, and now we know the path ahead,” USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter said. “This [...]

Luis Enrique Returns As Spain Boss

Luis Enrique has officially returned as Spain boss five months after stepping down for personal reasons, it has been confirmed. Former Barcelona boss Enrique stepped down from the role in June to spend time with his terminally ill daughter, who tragically passed away earlier this year. The 49-year-old was replaced by his assistant, Robert Moreno, [...]

luis enrique spain

Luis Enrique made his official return as head coach of the Spain team on Wednesday morning in Madrid, admitting that he felt betrayed by his former No 2 Robert Moreno. Moreno took over from Luis Enrique in June when he resigned to care for his nine-year-old daughter Xana before she died of bone cancer in [...]