Netherlands vs France match preview | UEFA Nations League

The Netherlands host France at De Kuip Stadium in Rotterdam needing to beat the visitors to keep their progression hopes alive in League A, Group 1 of the UEFA Nations League. France, meanwhile, just need to avoid defeat to guarantee top spot. After a 2-1 away loss in the reverse…

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There was no rivalry between Mbappe and Griezmann – Deschamps

France coach Didier Deschamps insisted there was no rivalry between stars Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann. Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappe Mbappe and Griezmann helped Les Bleus win the World Cup in Russia, both scoring four goals while the former was named the tournament’s Best Young Player. Deschamps played down…

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Neymar lauds Emery, believes he will bring success to Arsenal

Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil star Neymar lauded Unai Emery and believes the coach will bring success to Arsenal. Neymar and Emery Emery took charge of the Premier League club earlier this year and Arsenal have made a decent start to the season, sitting fifth in the table. Neymar, who played…

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Rooney backs Kane to break his record tally of 53 international goals

Wayne Rooney has backed England captain Harry Kane to break his record tally of 53 international goals for the nation. Wayne Rooney and Harry Kane Former Everton and Manchester United forward Rooney came out of international retirement to feature for England against the United States on Thursday, as Gareth Southgate’s…

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Ramos out of Spain’s friendly against Bosnia-Herzegovina

Sergio Ramos will not travel to Las Palmas for Spain’s friendly against Bosnia-Herzegovina after sustaining an adductor injury. Sergio Ramos The Real Madrid centre-back was in discomfort during Thursday’s 3-2 Nations League defeat again Croatia in Zagreb, a match in which he scored from the penalty spot. Consequently, Spain announced…

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Low hails Sane’s strike in friendly win over Russia

Germany coach Joachim Low hailed Leroy Sane’s strike in a 3-0 friendly win over Russia as “beautiful” after the Manchester City winger scored his first international goal. Sane’s opener and his all-action performance made a mockery of Low’s decision to exclude him from Germany’s World Cup squad earlier in the…

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Wilson, Sancho pay tribute to ‘legend’ and ‘role model’ Rooney

Callum Wilson and Jadon Sancho paid tribute to “legend” and “role model” Wayne Rooney following a farewell win for England’s record goalscorer against the United States. Wayne Rooney Debutant Wilson put the finishing touch on a 3-0 victory at Wembley with Jesse Lingard’s stunner and Trent Alexander-Arnold’s first England goal…

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