The Year Of The Three Lions

Last Sunday, England rounded off a tremendous 2018 by beating Croatia 2-1. This meant that they qualified for the Nations League finals in Portugal. It was a year of...

Nations League Shows That A Closed-Shop Super League Would Never Work

Rarely in football (or, indeed, in life) is an idea almost universally condemned and then soon afterwards almost universally lauded, yet that is precisely what has happened with the...

Will Ireland Ever Find Another Goal-Scorer?

Martin O’Neill was guilty of epic understatement earlier this week when he said after Ireland’s 1-0 defeat to Wales in the Nations League: “We’re not renowned for scoring a...
Aaron Ramsey

The Five Greatest Team Goals Ever Scored, Including Aaron Ramsey Against Fulham

The only good thing about the current international break is that it gives all true football fans (and not just Arsenal fans) the time to fully appreciate the marvellous...

Gareth Southgate Selects Youth For England

Yesterday afternoon, Gareth Southgate named his squad for the Nations League games against Croatia and Spain. It is a particularly youthful squad. Leicester's James Maddison, Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon...
Luis Enrique

Can Luis Enrique Lead Spain Back to the Top?

The scoreline 6-0 is more commonly associated with tennis (where it is known as a 'bagel' and refers to a completely one-sided set) than with football. This week, however,...
France fans

France Fans Celebrate Nations League Win in Paris

A packed Stade de France was celebrating well before the start of their UEFA Nations League match with the Netherlands. The France fans had come to see their World...
Spain

Is Spain That Good?

When Spain take the field at Wembley on Saturday against England it will be a very different feel. Gone are the greats with all their glory. The dawn of...
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France and Germany went scoreless in UEFA Nations League debut

Editorial (September 7, 2018) - The World Cup champions France and Germany weren’t able to hurt each other in the brand new tournament UEFA Nations League kick-off. France and Germany...

Denmark National Team in Crisis as Star Players Strike

The Denmark Football Association (DBU) is in dispute with their international players over commercial sponsorship. If the match against Wales is forfeited, the DBU is likely to face harsh...