‘Little old Wales’ celebrate WC spot with belly slides, bucket hats and sing-song

Not even a downpour of rain could stop the Wales celebrations in Cardiff as fans, players and pundits rejoiced to see them reach a first World Cup in 64 years. Gareth Bale’s deflected strike saw Wales edge to a 1-0 win over Ukraine in the nerve-shredding play-off at The Cardiff City Stadium, the result ensuring […]

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Salah must guide Liverpool to quadruple if he’s to win the prize he craves the most

Mohamed Salah has endured a very tough start to 2022 by his own incredibly high standards. The Liverpool forward began the year by leading Egypt to the Africa Cup Of Nations final, but saw his country fall at the final hurdle, losing 4-2 to Senegal on penalties. Salah has significant work to do if he’s […]

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Salah must guide Liverpool to quadruple if he’s to win the prize he craves the most

Mohamed Salah has endured a very tough start to 2022 by his own high standards. The Liverpool star began the year by leading Egypt to the Africa Cup Of Nations final, but saw his country fall at the final hurdle as they lost 4-2 to Senegal on penalties. Salah has significant work to do if […]

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European champions Italy fail to qualify for second straight World Cup

Italy may be European champions but they won’t be playing at the 2022 World Cup as they suffered a shock 1-0 defeat at home to North Macedonia. The Azzurri, who broke England hearts by beating them in the final of Euro 2020, have now failed to qualify for the last two World Cups. AFP It’s […]

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Wales secure seeded World Cup qualification play-off spot after draw with Belgium

Wales have secured a seeded play-off spot with a 1-1 draw against Belgium in their final World Cup qualifying Group E match in Cardiff. Kevin De Bruyne silenced a noisy Cardiff City stadium crowd inside 12 minutes, but Kieffer Moore equalised before half-time to give Wales the point they deserved. Moore was the hero again […]

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England playing some of ‘best football’ but fans warned about qualification

Former England international Dean Ashton says the way the Three Lions are playing at the moment is ‘some of the best football he’s ever seen’ from the national team. Manager Gareth Southgate – who is reportedly set to sign a new contract with England – has got his side playing some impressive football, which was highlighted by […]

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England v Albania LIVE commentary: Three Lions face key World Cup qualifying tie

England can all but secure qualification for the 2022 Qatar World Cup when they welcome Albania to Wembley tonight. Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions are top of Group I and three points clear of Poland. They face Albania at Wembley this evening before finishing off their qualifying campaign in San Marino on Monday night. The World […]

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Neymar escapes red after furiously squaring up to ref as Brazil qualify for World Cup

Brazil booked their place at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar as they scraped past Colombia, but there were some fiery moments in the South American showdown. Neymar was particularly furious at points as the match threatened to boil over. AFP Neymar was furious with the referee early on in the game In one particularly […]

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Lewandowski describes ‘dangerous’ scenes as Poland stars pelted with bottles

Robert Lewandowski admitted it was ‘dangerous’ in Albania as his Poland side were pelted with bottles and objects after scoring. Karol Swidersky gave his side a 77th minute goal to lead 1-0 in their crucial World Cup qualifier. Getty The Poland players were pelted with bottles and objects AFP The incident occurred after Poland took […]

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