Posts Tagged ‘International’

Hand of God 25 Years On 4

Hand of God 25 Years On

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It’s 25 years to the day since Diego Maradon’s famous ‘Hand of God’ goal against England, and Ger McCarthy remembers one of football’s most controversial moments.

England women beaten in Euro Final 1

England women beaten in Euro Final

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England’s hopes of Euro 2009 glory were shattered by ruthless Germany despite a battling effort in a compelling final. Goals from Karen Carney and Kelly Smith twice kept England in contention in Helsinki but the world champions were ultimately far too strong as they secured a fifth successive continental title with a 6-2 victory. Prolific […]

Trap names strong side for Socceroos game 1

Trap names strong side for Socceroos game

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Giovanni Trapattoni has named a strong starting eleven for the friendly against Australia on Wednesday evening. Manchester United midfielder Darron Gibson will partner Stoke’s Glenn Whelan in midfield for the game in Thomond. It was believed Blackburn’s Keith Andrews would partner Whelan, but Trap changed his mind this evening. I wish to see the new […]