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Vazquez wants Spain to face Messi

Added: 24.03.2018 18:08 | 3 views | 0 comments

Lucas Vazquez hopes Lionel Messi is fit enough to play for Argentina against Spain in Madrid on Tuesday. The Barcelona star was ruled out of his country's 2-0 friendly win over Italy in Manchester on Friday due to a hamstring problem.  It remains to be seen if he will recover in time to tackle Julen ...]


Gotze, Sahin mentoring Jadon Sancho at Dortmund

Added: 24.03.2018 18:08 | 5 views | 0 comments

Highly rated English teenager Jadon Sancho is benefiting from the advice and support of established stars Mario Gotze and Nuri Sahin after leaving Manchester City for Borussia Dortmund. The 17-year-old opted against remaining at Eithad Stadium due to the limited prospects of earning senior playing time in Pep Guardiola's intimidatingly talented side. Instead the former ...]


Low to make changes for Brazil friendly as injured Can heads home

Added: 24.03.2018 18:08 | 6 views | 0 comments

Germany coach Joachim Low has confirmed he will make changes for the game against Brazil, with Manchester City duo Ilkay Gundogan and Leroy Sane set to start in Berlin as Emre Can leaves the camp. Following Friday's 1-1 draw with Spain in Dusseldorf, the world champions continue their preparations for the defence of their crown in ...]


Silva leaves Spain squad for personal reasons

Added: 24.03.2018 13:38 | 7 views | 0 comments

David Silva has been released from the Spain squad for personal reasons. The Manchester City playmaker was selected by head coach Julen Lopetegui in the group for friendly matches against Germany and Argentina. He started the 1-1 draw against the World Cup holders in Dusseldorf on Friday and was replaced by Real Madrid's Lucas Vasquez ...]


Spain already know their team – Sampaoli seeks Argentina certainty

Added: 24.03.2018 12:51 | 4 views | 0 comments

Jorge Sampaoli is searching for certainty in Argentina's team selection ahead of the World Cup, as the beaten 2014 finalists prepare to face Spain in Madrid. La Albiceleste defeated Italy, who failed to qualify for the finals in Russia, 2-0 in Manchester on Friday, although they were without key player Lionel Messi due to a ...]


Usain Bolt trains with Dortmund

Added: 24.03.2018 11:16 | 7 views | 0 comments

Retired sprinter and 100m world-record holder Usain Bolt trained with Borussia Dortmund‘s first team on Friday. The fastest man on the planet has been talking about playing football professionally for a while, and while he often expressed his desire to put on a Manchester United shirt, on Friday he trained in the black-and-yellow gear of ...]


Buffon not ready to walk away as Italy look to the future

Added: 24.03.2018 8:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

Luigi Di Biagio could yet helm Italy's re-building job or simply be a man passing through. Nevertheless, the interim Azzurri boss – stepping up from his role as Under-21 coach – was in no mood to varnish truths after Friday's 2-0 friendly defeat to a Lionel Messi-less Argentina in Manchester. An unfamiliar Italy line-up were ...]


Italy to wait on Verratti injury

Added: 24.03.2018 0:01 | 3 views | 0 comments

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti will be assessed after picking up an injury during Italy's 2-0 friendly defeat against Argentina in Manchester. Verratti impressed during the Azzurri's first game under interim boss Luigi Di Biagio but limped out of the action after 72 minutes to be replaced by Bryan Cristante. Italy had looked the most ...]


Forward-thinking Southgate makes case for England´s defence

Added: 23.03.2018 23:16 | 7 views | 0 comments

Gareth Southgate praised England for coming through a "good test" against Ronald Koeman's Netherlands, but insists there is still plenty of room for improvement. Jesse Lingard's first international goal secured a 1-0 victory for the visitors in Amsterdam, the Manchester United player finding the net with a first-time strike in the 59th minute. England comfortably ...]


Netherlands 0-1 England: Lingard strike secures victory in Amsterdam

Added: 23.03.2018 21:49 | 7 views | 0 comments

Jesse Lingard scored the only goal of the game on Friday evening as England secured a tight 1-0 friendly victory over Holland at the Amsterdam ArenA. Following a somewhat timid first-half, the Manchester United man reacted well to blast the visitors ahead with a guided, low finish from the edge of the area on the ...]


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