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Six-star Scotland cruise, Germany beat Georgia

Steven Fletcher netted Scotland's first hat-trick for 46 years as Gordon Strachan's men beat Gibraltar 6-1 in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying, while Georgia beat Germany 2-0 and Northern Ireland sunk Finland 2-1. continue reading »

Brazil beat Chile, South Africa snatch late draw

Brazil extended their winning streak under new coach Dunga to eight matches as Roberto Firmino came off the bench to secure a 1-0 win against Chile, while Bongani Zungu scored in stoppage time to salvage a 1-1 draw for South Africa against arch-rivals Nigeria. continue reading »

Del Bosque: We're not far from what we were

Despite mixed views on their win over Ukraine, Spain coahc Vicente del Bosque insists his side are not far from where they were during their dominant years between 2008 and 2012. continue reading »

69 days to go

Icon was the ball that adidas specifically created for the FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 1999, which was technically identical to the one used at the 1998 FIFA World Cup France.

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Hodgson challenges fringe players

England manager Roy Hodgson has challenged those outside his starting XI to prove they are worthy of a place when he plays an "experimental" side against Italy on Tuesday. continue reading »

Conte: Croatia, Norway will push us

After being held to a 2-2 draw by Bulgaria, Italy coach Antonio Conte expects Croatia and Norway to push them the entire way for a spot at UEFA EURO 2016. continue reading »

Sydney upset leaders, Adelaide stay in hunt

Sydney FC surprised Australian A-League leaders Wellington Phoenix with a 3-0 win in New Zealand, while a 1-0 win for Adelaide United kept the pressure at the top of the table. continue reading »

Happy Birthday to you!

In our regular weekly feature we look ahead to another seven days of footballing birthdays, including players who reached the last two FIFA World Cup finals and the best female player in the world right now. continue reading »

San Lorenzo at summit, Banfield win

Ten-man San Lorenzo overcame the numerical disadvantage to beat Lanus 4-0 to go top in Argentina, while Banfield made it three wins on the bounce with victory over Huracan. continue reading »

Red Bulls on top, Earnshaw on target

New York Red Bulls moved to the top of the MLS Eastern Conference with a 2-1 win over Columbus Crew, while Robert Earnshaw's first touch in a Vancouver Whitecaps shirt earned them a 90th-minute winner. continue reading »

Argentina, Mexico pick up wins

Argentina coasted to a 2-0 win over El Salvador despite the absence of captain Lionel Messi, while Mexico beat Ecuador courtesy of a Javier Hernandez strike. continue reading »

Bale on song, Oranje salvage draw

Wales took a significant step towards qualifying for UEFA EURO 2016 after a 3-0 win away to Israelin Group B, while Wesley Sneijder helped the Netherlands avoid a third defeat in Group A in a 1-1 draw against Turkey. 

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Senegal edge Ghana, Uruguay beat Morocco

Substitute Moussa Konate scored twice as Senegal confirmed their dominance over Ghana with a 2-1 victory in France, while Edinson Cavani's penalty was enough for Uruguay to overcome Morocco in their international friendlies.

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Coleman: We'll keep improving

Chris Coleman has warned Wales' Group B rivals his side will continue to improve in the second half of the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers.

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Iran book their ticket to Portugal

Iran have booked their ticket to the 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, joining Oman and Japan as Asia's final representative in Portugal.

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