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America
Carlos Queiroz shows what he can do with world-class talent
17:00 Wednesday 26th June 2019

Carlos Queiroz has travelled extensively during his 30 years in coaching. From being a forgotten Real Madrid manager to Portugal national team boss, Sir Alex Ferguson’s acclaimed assistant and holding jobs on four continents, he’s…

International
Copa America knockout rounds: No continent for old men?
08:01 Wednesday 26th June 2019

Despite more credible showings than the two Conmebol teams eliminated from the Copa America, the guests have gone home and South America can get down to the business of deciding its champion for 2019. Bolivia and Ecuador looked more like rank…

Other Tournaments
Can James Rodriguez focus on the Copa America with his club future in limbo?
09:00 Saturday 15th June 2019

“Hit by James… Oh what a goal! One of the greats. My word! This boy’s a star!” shouted Peter Drury when James Rodriguez fired a chest-controlled volley from outside the penalty box past Uruguay’s Fernando Muslera…

Usa
7 better choices than Gregg Berhalter for USMNT manager
17:00 Thursday 15th November 2018

It's coming up on 400 days since Bruce Arena resigned as the United States Men's National Team manager. U21 boss Dave Sarachan minds the store in the interim. This international break features field trips to Wembley for Wayne Rooney's…

World Cup
World Cup Group B: Irresistible striker meets immovable defence when Portugal takes on Iran
15:30 Monday 25th June 2018

Group B at the World Cup has been crammed with intrigue. Before the enthralling 3-3 encounter between Portugal and Spain, there were late heroics when Iran toppled the heavily-fancied Morocco 1-0. That result has left both European heavyweights…

World Cup
World Cup Group B: Iran hope to pour further misery on Spain
12:30 Wednesday 20th June 2018

If you were forecasting every match in this World Cup before the tournament started last Thursday, Iran v Spain at the 45,000-seat Kazan Arena would be straightforward. Spain would be looking to all but lock down progression to the knockout…

World Cup
World Cup Group B: Morocco v Iran is not the start of a beautiful friendship
09:30 Friday 15th June 2018

Group B of the FIFA 2018 World Cup gets underway on Friday afternoon. Morocco and Iran meet in the Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg. This is a must-win for both sides. An unkind draw has pitted them against European giants Portugal…

World Cup
Russia 2018 World Cup Preview: Group B
12:30 Monday 11th June 2018

In housing former world champions Spain and current European champions Portugal, most would consider Group B something of a foregone conclusion. That would be foolish. Spain may have formidable strength in depth across their squad, so…

Spain
When did Real Madrid last finish outside La Liga's top 3?
16:00 Saturday 3rd March 2018

After their defeat to Espanyol on Tuesday, the possibility of Real Madrid finishing outside the top 3 in La Liga has because much more feasible. They currently sit just one point ahead of Valencia (who are in 4th) and are way off the pace of…

Rest Of The World
Asian World Cup Qualifying: The Stretch Run
09:00 Saturday 2nd September 2017

Russia 2018 is only months away. Before the New Year, all 32 participants will be known. Here's how Asian World Cup qualifying is set for the stretch run. The Asian Football Confederation's power isn't as concentrated as Concacaf's. Nor is…

World Cup
Iran qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia
15:09 Tuesday 13th June 2017

The second official team to qualify for the 2018 Russian World Cup tournament was decided on Monday. Iran had beat Uzbekistan 2-0 to secure their spot in the finals taking place in Russia. The other team to qualify before Iran was Brazil. Team…

Rest Of The World
Carlos Queiroz Finds Enemies On All Sides With Iran
09:00 Tuesday 28th March 2017

As a rule, all successful football managers do one thing. They follow the money. The Premier and Chinese Super Leagues prove that. Of course, there is an exception to every rule. In this case, it's Carlos Queiroz. The Portuguese, actually born…