France 3-0 Honduras: Brilliant Benzema dispatches Suarez’s side

The Real Madrid striker scored twice and forced an own goal from the goalkeeper as Didier Deschamps' men breezed past the 10 men of the Central Americans

FIFA seeks a billion World Cup viewers to boost women’s game

FIFA is hoping that over a billion viewers tune in to the Women’s World Cup in France as it continues strategic efforts to grow the game around the globe, but the governing body is still subject to criticism over...

Liverpool target FA Cup glory in bid to salvage season

With Premier League results on the slide and Champions League qualification hanging in the balance, Liverpool's season seemingly rests on FA Cup glory, starting with a quarter-final replay against Championship side Blackburn Rovers on Wednesday.

Venezuela draw 0-0 with Peru in their Copa America opener

Venezuela and Peru began their Copa America with a nervous 0-0 draw on Saturday in a match marked by two Peruvian goals chalked off after consultation with the Video Assistant Referee (VAR). Christofer Gonzales’s 11th-minute goal was disallowed for offside...

Angola and Mauritania play out goalless draw at Cup of Nations

Angola and Mauritania drew 0-0 in Group E of the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday, leaving both sides facing a battle to advance to the knockout stages. It was a second draw for Angola, while Mauritania, making their tournament...

Spain and Italy drawn in World Cup Group G

The two nations will battle it out with Albania, Israel, Liechtenstein and Macedonia in qualification for Russia 2018, while France are in the same pool as Netherlands.

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AFC Solidarity Cup Final: Nepal Preview

Kuching: Nepal coach Koji Gyotoku is hoping victory over Macau on Tuesday evening in the final of the AFC Solidarity Cup Malaysia 2016 will provide much-needed focus on rebuilding the football infrastructure within the nation following last year’s devastating earthquake. Large...
Liverpool's Sadio Mane lifts the trophy as he celebrates winning the UEFA Super Cup with team mates

Liverpool win Super Cup after penalty shootout

 Champions League winners Liverpool won the Super Cup 5-4 on penalties against Chelsea on Wednesday after the game ended 2-2 following extra-time. With the first nine penalties all converted, Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham saw his effort blocked by the legs...
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Tete left out as Netherlands finalise Nations League squad

Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman trimmed his squad to 23 for next month’s Nations League finals, including leaving out defender Kenny Tete after he was injured in training at the weekend. Atalanta’s Hans Hateboer, who had not been part of the...

Man Utd: Ten talking points after Louis van Gaal’s first 10 games

Manchester United's 1-0 derby defeat by Manchester City left new manager Louis van Gaal presiding over the club's worst start to a season since 1986-87. That was a sequence resulting in the end of manager Ron Atkinson's reign and...

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