Prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Germany was positioned in 2nd place of the FIFA World Rankings but after the team of Joachim Low emerged as the victorious side with a 1-0 triumph over Argentina, they earned an escalation to the 1st spot, and they've been at the top pretty much ever since, even though there has been a changing of the guard in recent years. If anything they are more vibrant, exciting and entertaining now than ever, and well worth watching in action on fussballlivestream.tv if you get the chance!
Former Arsenal star Robert Pires says he is very confident that the current players of the club can put up a strong challenge for the Premier League title, despite the lack of Champions League football, and with serious competition in the forthcoming season.
With the football season having ended across Europe, talk naturally turns to deciding who were the most impressive players on the continent during the course of the campaign. But could you make up a respectable team out of the various players of the year awards that have been handed out? We've had a go at putting together a team and, although we've had to be a bit creative in some positions, this side would surely be among the elite. As top European clubs like Chelsea and Juventus have dominated their respective leagues by using a 3-4-3 formation this season, that's what we'll be using for our team as well. Let's take a look at the players we've gone for. A number of these names will definitely be in the running next season as top goal scorer in their respective leagues and to take an early punt you can get £70 when you deposit £10 at Sky Bet for next season’s early betting markets. Petr Cech - Arsenal Goalkeepers tend to be kept out of the spotlight by attackers when the time comes to hand out individual awards at the end of the season. But Arsenal stopper Petr Cech - whose side won the FA Cup for the third time in the last four seasons - has at least got another trophy to put up on his mantelpiece at home. (more…)
When Manchester United announced that Louis van Gaal had been relieved of his duties at the end of last season, there was only ever going to be one real candidate to take the hot seat at the Theatre of Dreams.
Manchester United has a long history when it comes to late goals, winning dramatic derbies and even a Champions League with breakthroughs right at the death in injury time. However, it is hard to remember any moment in the past when a late equaliser at Stoke City led to as much widespread praise and acclaim as it did on January 21st.
After Manchester City’s struggles last season under former manager Manuel Pellegrini, the appointment of Pep Guardiola has quickly renewed confidence at the Etihad, with the former Barcelona and Bayern boss wasting little time in adapting the club to his methods. The two times Champions League winning manager has enforced strict requirements for his squad, and with the Spaniard seemingly not content with his current assets, we can expect to see more activity in the transfer market before the window closes at the end of the month.
Daniel Sturridge described scoring the match winner for England as “a brilliant feeling.” England were set to fall into a tough qualification fight as they battled with Wales on Thursday in the second round of the Euro 2016 tournament until Sturridge’s 92nd-minute goal. The victory over Wales lifted The Three Read more…
The upcoming European Championship promises to be an intriguing tournament thanks to the increase from sixteen to twenty-four participating teams, with three of the Home Nations travelling to France in the hope of glory. England, Wales and Northern Ireland will fly the flag for the United Kingdom this summer, and while the other two will make their debuts at a European Championship, Roy Hodgson’s men will look to end fifty years of hurt in all competitions.
Wayne Rooney perhaps did not see his substitution coming against Aston Villa and expected himself to go through the game.
The Australia national football team has friendly games against Greece that are scheduled to take place on June of 2016 and these upcoming games are going to be particularly special for the head coach - Ange Postecoglou - who was born in Greece and will now get to play against them in a friendly encounter.