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Scotland clinch Euro 2020 play-off spot with Israel win

James Forrest scored a stunning hat-trick as Scotland overcame Israel 3-2 at Hampden Park to secure a Euro 2020 play-off spot and Nations League promotion on Tuesday. Alex McLeish’s side needed victory to leapfrog the visitors to the top of Group C1 but former Celtic midfielder Beram Kayal...
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Iheanacho faces hard times in Super Eagles

Leicester City of England striker, Kelechi Iheanacho is heading for tough days ahead of him in the Super Eagles, as his performance against South Africa has left the coach, Gernot Rohr unsatisfied with the ex-Columbus Crew of America and Manchester City star. Against Uganda’s friendly yesterday, Iheanacho lost...
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Agu hails Ezenwa’s commitment, loyalty

Super Eagles goalkeepers’ trainer, Alloy Agu has hinted that a high level of dedication, loyalty and national team commitment in Enyimba of Aba goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa gave the shot-stopper the edge to start against South Africa. Although many fans and critics are wont to argue that fellow-Enyimba keeper,...
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AWCON 2018: Falcons on rescue mission against Shepolopolo

The permutations are thin and tight, ahead today’s second group match for the Super Falcons, against Shepolopolo of Zambia at the 2018 African Women Cup of Nations in Ghana. Both sides enter the tie with different fate, as the Falcons surprisingly lost 1-0 against South Africa in their...
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Eagles held by robust Uganda Cranes

The Super Eagles were last night held to a goalless draw by robust-playing Uganda in a friendly staged at a packed Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba. Nigeria created the better chances, but the Cranes of Uganda proved a very physical test for their hosts. It was a keenly...
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Ronaldo’s move to AC Milan stopped former Chinese owner

AC Milan’s former owner Li Yonghong wanted to sign Cristiano Ronaldo a year before the five-time Ballon d’Or winner joined Juventus but was persuaded they could not afford him, ex-club chief executive Marco Fassone said on Tuesday. Fassone — ousted along with Li from the debt-ridden Italian club...
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Neymar injured in Brazil friendly

Neymar left the field with an apparent groin injury in Brazil’s friendly match with Cameroon in Milton Keynes on Tuesday. Neymar The Paris Saint-Germain attacker pulled up on five minutes when attempting a shot from outside the box and was replaced by Everton’s Richarlison. The world’s most expensive...
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Man charged with sex crimes involving 300 boys in Norway

Norwegian authorities have charged a man in his twenties, reportedly a football referee, with sexual offences involving some 300 teenage boys — the biggest such case in the country’s history, prosecutors said Tuesday. Sexual harassment bill “The case is a serious one, and it is the biggest case...
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Coutinho in training ahead of this weekend’s La Liga match

Barcelona forward Philippe Coutinho has returned to training ahead of this weekend’s La Liga match against Atletico Madrid after missing two weeks with a thigh problem, the club announced on Tuesday. Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho (R) controls the ball during the final of the Premier League Asia Trophy football...
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