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With one year to go until the 2022 World Cup gets under way in Qatar, several nations have now booked their place – while others must face a nervous wait. A dramatic final round of fixtures in European qualifying drew to a close on Tuesday, with reigning world champions France and Gareth Southgate’s England among [...]

Could Holland Not Reach The 2022 World Cup?

Virgil van Dijk

The Netherlands threw their chances of qualifying for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar into doubt after conceding two goals late to Montenegro on Saturday/ With eight minutes left in Montenegro the situation in Group G seemed clear. Memphis Depay had seemingly carried the Netherlands to the top spot while Norway were to pay the [...]

Portugal Win First UEFA Nations League

Portugal Win Nations League

There was moment deep in the second half when Cristiano Ronaldo went back into his own penalty area and began to bark out orders. Rui Patricio, the Wolves goalkeeper, was lectured; so too was Portugal left-back Raphael Guerreiro. The hosts had just taken the lead in the Nations League final and the message from the [...]

Euro 2020 Draw: Winners And Losers

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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 [...]

Euro 2020: Germany Falls To Second Pot

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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 [...]

Holland Reach Nations League Semi-Finals

Virgil van Dijk

Holland scored twice in the last five minutes to recover from two goals down and earn a 2-2 draw against relegated Germany in the Nations League, thereby securing a spot in next year’s finals ahead of world champions France. Virgil van Dijk struck a close-range volley in stoppage time to equalise for the visitors after [...]

Spain Dominates FIFPro World XI Nominations

FIFPro, the worldwide players’ union, and FIFA have announced the 55 names in contention for the FIFA FIFPro World11 2018. The FIFA FIFPro World11 is decided by the players, for the players and involves votes from almost 25,000 professional footballers from 65 different countries. During voting, they each select one goalkeeper, four defenders, three midfielders [...]

In a big night of European World Cup qualifying, five of the nine group leaders closed in on Brazil with wins. Belgium, Italy and Germany all took a giant step towards Brazil, as did the Netherlands, despite being held to a shock draw in Estonia. Montenegro, who secured a useful point in Poland, were joined [...]

As London burns, the FA has listened to the police and rightly decided to cancel Wednesday’s friendly at Wembley between England and Holland. An FA statement read: “Following the events in Greater London, the FA has this morning held discussions with the Metropolitan Police, the Government and Brent Council. We have received clear advice that [...]

Spain And Holland Impressive

Holders Spain and Holland both maintained their perfect starts to Euro 2012 qualifying while Italy, France, Belgium and Serbia also won as qualification resumed for the new year. Spain won all three of their Group I games in the fall but with 21 minutes left trailed the Czech Republic in Granada. David Villa levelled the [...]