Adidas have come up with some top notch shirts lately but they have dropped the ball massively with Scotland.
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We predict the 23-strong squad that Martin O’Neill and co. will be whittling down next summer ahead of the Euro 2016 campaign.
When Jurgen Klopp took charge at Liverpool, his former Borussia Dortmund player Kevin Grosskreutz warned the Liverpool players that he might slap them. Sound advice indeed. Jordan Ibe felt the brunt of the abuse early on and after the Reds’ super 4-1 win against Man City, Clyne became the next victim. He slapped Clyne this […]
He may be the biggest bargain of the season this summer, here’s West Ham’s loan star Manuel Lanzini firing home in their defeat today against Tottenham. It was a rare away loss for West Ham, going down 4-1 at White Hart Lane, but Lanzini’s late consolation goal was sublime and further compounds his status as […]
There’s late drama at Vicarage Road, but Etienne Capoue got himself on the highlight reel with this nutmeg on the new darling Jesse Lingard.
Jamie Vardy is one goal away from equaling Ruud van Nistelrooy’s record of ten consecutive Premier League games with a goal. That’s a bit flawed in our opinion, because van Nistelrooy’s record is over two seasons. Vardy’s on nine in one single season. Regardless, Ruud van Nistelrooy sent some good wishes to the Leicester striker […]
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has wrote in his autobiography Commitment, currently being serialised by the Daily Mail, that he initially thought John Terry was a reserve player gaining first team experience in training. “I noticed a tall, strong guy who looked so young, and who walked and carried himself in such a way that I assumed he […]
Ireland will be at the European Championships in France next summer and we now know the make up of the pots for the group draw that takes place in December.
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It was a wonderful night for Irish football as Jonathan Walters struck twice to see off Bosnia and Herzegovina 2-0 at the Aviva Stadium.