28 Nov 2016

Burnley defender Michael Keane is hoping to make his debut for the England national team in one of their biggest matches – against Scotland.

Purely in terms of the world rankings, it may not sound like a great encounter but the two countries share an interest rivalry when it comes to football. Hence, there is expected to be a lot of pressure onKeane, who has been drafted into the England setup due to the injuries to players like Chris Smalling and Luke Shaw. England also have a friendly against former world champions Spain coming up in the next few days.
11 Nov 2016

England's senior men team captain, Wayne Rooney believes that the current temporary coach of the England national team, Gareth Southgate has a chance at becoming its permanent manager.

Southgate just last week, had to vacate his role as the boss of the Under-21s in order to take control of the senior men's team on a temporary basis after Sam Allardyce's departure just last week.
19 Sep 2016

In the initial press conferences of Sam Allardyce as the head coach of England, he stated his desire to restore the credibility of England and the main way that Allardyce is expected to do this is by not only pushing England to the 2018 FIFA World Cup but also help them reach the advanced stages of the worldwide tournament as well.

Sam Allardyce said that he has desire to get England back on track but that this is also a fairly new experience and that there is also a level of nervousness that is coming along.
27 Aug 2016

James Milner has announced his international retirement with immediate effect after holding discussions with new manager Sam Allardyce.

The former Bolton manager was appointed as the replacement for Roy Hodgson, who has been praised immensely for infusing a lot of effort into the national team. Even though Hodgson did not achieve any of his tournament objectives, the national team saw the appearance of players like Ross Barkley, Raheem Sterling, John Stones, and several others on a consistent basis. At 30 years of age, Milner is at a stage where he has to concentrate on his club career.
26 Aug 2016

More than Just a Number

Submitted by isport

Many people are superstitious about numbers and sportsmen in particular seem to be wary about choosing just the right one when the seasonal squads are announced.

Those of us that can cast our memories further back will also recall how football clubs avoided using the number 13 on matchdays so clearly this is serious stuff.

25 Aug 2016

As we enter the final throes of the regular MLS season, many pieces of the Play Off jigsaw are falling into place, while elsewhere there is still plenty of time for those often overlooked to force their way into the frame.

With Portland Timbers struggling to secure a top six finish at present, we could well have a new name on the trophy. And the way things are shaping up, it is the two teams from New York who are tipped to be challenging for the big prize.


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