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The sudden rise of Mohamed Salah

Do you think Mo Salah potential was undermined in his former clubs or he was miss-manage by coaches under his watch? ...


Klinsmann says World Cup miss set USA back 'several years'

Former United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann let his disappointment over missing the 2018 World Cup be known. Klinsman...


Courbis hopes inconsistent Dembele can be a World Cup star

Former Rennes coach Rolland Courbis concedes Ousmane Dembele lacks consistency, but hopes the Barcelona man can star at ...


Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid: The derby fuelling Spain's World Cup hopes

Spain's triumph at Euro 2008, which started their greatest ever period on the international stage, was built using a rea...


Goncharenko urges against World Cup boycotts

CSKA Moscow coach Viktor Goncharenko has issued an impassioned plea for the English football community not to shun the u...


Chicharito admits considering his future at West Ham

Javier Hernandez is considering his future at West Ham.Hernandez says he may make another attempt to leave West Ham afte...


Liverpool, Brighton rival Newcastle for KAA Gent winger Moses Simon

Newcastle United face Premier League competition for KAA Gent winger Moses Simon.Toon boss Rafa Benitez is already plann...


Let's keep them on their toes - Ibrahimovic hints at Sweden World Cup return

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has again suggested he wants to come out of international retirement and play for Sweden at the World...


Birthday boy Neuer runs laps as World Cup comeback bid continues

Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer has started running laps outside on his 32nd birthday as the Germany goalkeeper seeks to re...


Dugarry slams Man Utd ace Pogba: What are you doing?! Delusion!

France World Cup winner Christophe Dugarry has slammed Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba over his marketing work.D...


Santos accepts blame for Portugal loss

Portugal head coach Fernando Santos said Monday's 3-0 loss to Netherlands was his responsibility as their World Cup prep...


Bonucci: England youngsters better equipped than Italians

Leonardo Bonucci said England's youngsters are more experienced than Italy's as he called for patience following the Azz...


Coutinho has it all, says Tite

Brazil coach Tite believes Philippe Coutinho has all the attributes a footballer needs and has become a "very strong" pl...


Portugal 0 Netherlands 3: Kluivert makes debut in Koeman's first win

Netherlands kick-started their new era in international football as they cruised to a 3-0 friendly victory over European...


I would play against VAR! - Not even technology can deny Maradona 'Hand of God' goal

Diego Maradona has welcomed an increased use of technology in football but scoffed at suggestions VAR would have denied ...


Netherlands situation is 'strange', says Santos

Portugal coach Fernando Santos thinks it is "strange" seeing Netherlands go through a period of such transition after Wo...


England can be wonderful or lose to anyone – Javier Clemente

England need to eradicate their inconsistency if they are to reach their potential at the World Cup, according to former...


England can challenge for 2022 World Cup – Matthaus

England could challenge for the 2022 World Cup, according to Germany great Lothar Matthaus. Gareth Southgate's men ha...


Mexico 3 Iceland 0: Layun scores brace in friendly win

Mexico recorded an impressive 3-0 win over Iceland in an international friendly in California Friday. A brace from Mi...


Dybala and Icardi World Cup chances not over yet, says Sampaoli

Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli is adamant Paulo Dybala and Mauro Icardi still have a chance of playing at this year's Wo...


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