Kosovo’s most famous footballer has called for FIFA to recognise his homeland, writes Dave Wood.
Posts Tagged ‘International’
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.
With all the weekend focus firmly on the Champions League Final, the rather intriguing friendly between Germany and Uruguay slipped under the radar, however Gaurav Dhar was watching for us.
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 […]
Ken Sutton, a fantastic young photographer, shared his images from last night’s game in Thomond Park with us – which finished 3-0 to Australia.
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 […]
Limerick’s Thomond Park welcomes Australia on Wednesday night as Ireland prepare themselves for a crucial World Cup qualifier away to Cyprus on September 5. The Socceroos have already secured their place in next summer’s finals in South Africa after coming through their Asian qualifying campaign undefeated. Glasgow Celtic striker Scott McDonald is expected to lead […]
Steven Gerrard has pulled out of England’s squad to play the Netherlands on Wednesday due to a groin injury. An FA official statement revealed the Liverpool midfielder will sit out the game along with Ben Foster who withdrew after suffering a knock in Sunday’s Community Shield. Steven Gerrard will not travel to Amsterdam this morning […]