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Gareth Southgate exorcises his demons with England's World Cup performance
12:30 Friday 13th July 2018

Gareth Southgate’s feebly struck, slug-botherer of a penalty defined him for so long, at least in international terms. Twenty-two years ago, the ball rolled towards the goalkeeper, a forlorn missile of misery. The hopes…

Did Team USA get too big for their boots?
15:30 Friday 13th October 2017

The rapid evolution of football in the United States of America over the last decade has been astonishing. The domestic league has seen big names come and go and the national side has shown they are no push over's at major tournaments. However,…

Assessing Gareth Southgate's World Cup options
16:00 Monday 9th October 2017

Gareth Southgate has some big decisions to make regarding England's squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Who should be aboard the plane? Is it too early to answer? Probably. But is it too early to be considering? Most definitely not. The…

International football is boring: an ignorant opinion
14:00 Monday 9th October 2017

The recent break has re-opened the discourse surrounding international football being boring. This is an ignorant, outdated and wholly English-centric opinion. It is, of course, okay to say that you find international football boring. However,…

Diego Costa returns to Atletico: it's what's best
19:00 Friday 22nd September 2017

It's official now, Diego Costa will be returning to Atleti, but it should have never been like this. Chelsea's top scorer was subject to the most obscene treatment in the close of last season, starting with a text message.  With every issue…

Talking points: Wales vs Austria
11:00 Saturday 2nd September 2017

It is a game Wales must simply win if they are to harbour any hopes of qualification to Russia 2018: here are the main talking points ahead of the crunch match in Cardiff on Saturday. Wales vs Austria talking pointsMeagre midfieldJoe Allen,…

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Iceland maintain World Cup hopes with late Hordur Magnusson winner
15:47 Tuesday 13th June 2017

Iceland continue to defy the form book in international football and they owe their latest victory in World Cup qualification to an unlikely hero playing in the EFL Championship.  Hordur Magnusson did not really capture many headlines during…

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Andorra aiming for more glory after famous Hungarian victory
16:05 Monday 12th June 2017

During Euro 2016, Hungary participated in one the best games of the competition when sharing six goals in their final group match against eventual winners Portugal. The Hungarians were then beaten 4-0 by an impressive Belgian team in the knock-out…

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Bruce Arena Versus The World
13:30 Monday 20th March 2017

Bruce Arena looks even less like Michael Cera than Gareth Southgate. Like the England manager, however, Arena finds himself up against it in his second stint as United States Men's National Team boss. After the USMNT dropped its first two matches…