Game changer Russo, superb Earps, magic Mead – the Lionesses inspiring at Euro 2022

It’s England vs Germany in the Euro 2022 final and the Lionesses, who have made the nation proud, are ready for one final roar. The fact that England manager Sarina Wiegman hasn’t changed her starting XI or game plan throughout the tournament is a credit to those representing the country. Getty This tournament has allowed […]

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Robertson answered phones at Hampden, now he’s key to Liverpool’s quest for more glory

Andy Robertson’s rise from the lower leagues of Scottish football to Premier League and European champion has been remarkable and yet there is more left to add to his storied career so far. The 28-year-old has been a vital cog in Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side in their recent domination both domestically and in Europe, while […]

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Ronaldo and Portugal consigned to World Cup play-offs after late Mitrovic strike

Aleksandar Mitrovic consigned Cristiano Ronaldo and his Portugal teammates to a World Cup play-off spot, whilst securing qualification for Serbia, thanks to a dramatic late winner. Serbia clinched a 2-1 victory, despite Portugal needing only a draw to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Getty Mitrovic struck late to send Serbia to the […]

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Andorra v England ref: Info on all-female team officiating World Cup Qualifier

A senior England men’s game will have a female referee in charge for the first time when Kateryna Monzul officiates tonight’s game against Andorra. The Ukrainian will be joined by female assistants and compatriots Maryna Striletska and Svitlana Grushko for the World Cup qualifier at the Estadio Nacional de Andorra. Getty Kateryna Monzul will referee […]

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Ballon d’Or winner Ada Hegerberg says Chelsea boss Emma Hayes is ‘absolutely right’ over claims women should receive more money from European Championship next year

Olympique Lyonnais striker Ada Hegerberg has expressed her support for Chelsea manager Emma Hayes over the ongoing debate over the prize money for the 2022 women’s European Championships. UEFA recently that the prize pot for England-based tournament has increased from £6.9million to £13.7m for the 16 participating countries – just a fraction of the £317m […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo becomes top international scorer as he scores stunning two goals

Cristiano Ronaldo is now the highest international goalscorer in history. And he did it in typically sensational fashion with two late goals in a dramatic World Cup qualifying win over the Republic of Ireland, taking him to 111 goals for his country. Sportsfile What a way to become highest international goalscorer in history Ronaldo went […]

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Maguire’s dad broke ribs, Rashford out for 12 weeks, Jorginho for Ballon d’Or?

The fallout from the ugly scenes at Wembley continue as it was revealed Harry Maguire’s dad suffered broken ribs. Ticketless fans stormed the Euro 2020 final between England and Italy in shocking incidents at the game. We’ll bring you all the reaction to that, as well as the latest news ahead of the start of […]

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Three England stars in Euro 2020 best XI, but Ronaldo and Pogba miss out

England are well represented in the Euro 2020 Team of the Tournament, with Raheem Sterling, Harry Maguire and Kyle Walker all in there. However, there will be some surprise Luke Shaw was not named, with an injured Italy player in his place at left-back, while Cristiano Ronaldo, Paul Pogba and other superstars also missed out. […]

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Euro 2020 fallout, England stars respond to abuse, hosts describe ‘WW3’ at Wembley

England may have lost the Euro 2020 final, but as the heartache of losing to Italy on penalties fades, all we’re left with is pride. The Three Lions’ European Championship dreams may not have come true, but what a tournament from Gareth Southgate and his team. Those boys did us proud, they united a nation […]

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Rashford on ‘lack of confidence’ and addresses racist abuse after penalty miss

Marcus Rashford admits he went into the final of Euro 2020, where he missed a penalty in the nail-biting shootout, lacking confidence. The 23-year-old was brought on in the final moments of extra-time against Italy with a view to taking a penalty. Getty The decision to bring on Rashford backfired, however After Harry Kane and […]

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