Home » Archives by category » FOOTBALL

Germany beat England on penalties in Euro U21 semis

Germany beat England on penalties in Euro U21 semis

Germany last won the European Under-21 Championship in 2009, when they beat England 4-0 in the final England were denied a place in the European Under-21 Championship final as they lost a gripping semi-final against Germany on penalties. Julian Pollersbeck saved Nathan Redmond’s spot-kick as the Germans edged through in Tychy, Poland. Aidy Boothroyd’s Young […]

World Cup 2018 and 2022: Fifa releases bid ‘corruption’ report

World Cup 2018 and 2022: Fifa releases bid ‘corruption’ report

Qatar was awarded the 2022 World Cup in 2010, with Russia given the 2018 tournament Football’s world governing body Fifa has released its full report into alleged corruption during bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. It comes after German newspaper Bild published extracts of a leaked copy of the report on Tuesday. The […]

Legend Maldini beaten on pro tennis debut

Legend Maldini beaten on pro tennis debut

Paolo Maldini won 26 trophies over nearly a quarter of a century with AC Milan AC Milan and Italy great Paolo Maldini’s professional tennis debut ended in defeat at the Aspria Tennis Cup in Milan. Maldini and doubles partner Stefano Landonio lost 6-1 6-1 to Poland’s Tomasz Bednarek and Dutchman David Pel. The 49-year-old earned […]

Scotland without injured Beattie for Women’s Euro 2017

Scotland without injured Beattie for Women’s Euro 2017

Beattie has more than 100 Scotland caps, as does Kim Little – also missing through injury Experienced defender Jen Beattie has been ruled out of the Scotland squad for next month’s Women’s Euro 2017. The 26-year-old Manchester City player is missing from head coach Anna Signeul’s selections after picking up an ankle injury. Signeul has […]

Shrewsbury Town are first English club to apply for safe standing

Media playback is not supported on this device Richard Conway explains Shrewsbury Town’s plans for safe standing League One side Shrewsbury Town have become the first English club to apply to have safe standing at their ground. The club aims to have the rail seats fitted and in use, in a section of one stand, […]

Everton close in on Nigeria striker Onyekuru

Everton close in on Nigeria striker Onyekuru

Henry Onyekuru (right) scored 22 goals in the Belgian top flight last term Everton are close to signing Nigeria striker Henry Onyekuru in a £7m deal from KAS Eupen. Onyekuru, 20, scored 22 goals for the Belgian top-flight club last season and has been linked with Arsenal, West Ham United and clubs throughout Europe. However, […]

Gossip: Man Utd ready to pay £40m for Roma midfielder

Gossip: Man Utd ready to pay £40m for Roma midfielder

<!– For the latest gossip and debate, check out our Sportsday rolling news service every weekday, and for a list of all the completed deals, see our transfers page. Transfer news – latest update (13:00 BST) Manchester United are “prepared to offer up to £40m” to sign 29-year-old Roma and Belgium midfielder Radja Nainggolan. (Gazzetta […]

Slovakian PM wants investigation after Euro U21 exit

Slovakian PM wants investigation after Euro U21 exit

Slovakia coach Pavel Hapal criticised the conduct of Italy and Germany Slovakia’s prime minister Robert Fico wants Uefa to investigate his country’s group-stage exit from the European Under-21 Championship. Italy beat Germany 1-0 in a result that meant both teams progressed at the expense of Slovakia in Poland. The score was the only one that […]

World Cup 2022: Claims of corruption in Qatar bid published in Germany

World Cup 2022: Claims of corruption in Qatar bid published in Germany

Qatar was awarded the 2022 World Cup in 2010, with Russia given the 2018 tournament Claims of alleged corruption in Qatar’s successful 2022 World Cup bid have been published in the German media. The Bild newspaper says it has obtained the ‘suppressed’ 2014 report authored by former Fifa independent ethics investigator Michael Garcia. Bild’s report […]

Russian World Cup doping claims ‘made-up news’

Russian World Cup doping claims ‘made-up news’

The Confederations Cup is being played in Russia as the country prepares for next year’s World Cup Russian football does not have a doping problem, and claims that suggest otherwise are “made-up news”, says 2018 World Cup chief Alexey Sorokin. Fifa has confirmed it is investigating whether Russian players benefited from the state-sponsored doping programme […]

Page 1 of 180123Next ›Last »