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Gordon Strachan left position of Scotland squad manager

Strachan held the position since January 2013. However, four days earlier Scotland failed to qualify for the World Cup and by “mutual concern” current 60-year-old manager leaves the position. Assistant Mark McGhee also leaves his job. Scotland failed to qualify after the 2-2 draw against Slovenia on Sunday. “I would like to thank Gordon on behalf of the board. It ... Read More »

Lionel Messi is banned for insulting ref assistant

The Barca’s player was banned for four international games. He is accused of direct insulting words at an assistant referee at the Argentina v Chile match. Messi scored only one time on 16’ and then he was penalized for a foul. 29 y.o. forward disagreed with the decision and shouted at the assistant in response. Later he was fined by ... Read More »

Stunning hat-trick by Paulinho and gorgeous Neymar’s lob for Brazil v Uruguay

Yesterday Brazilians have confirmed their place at 2018 World Cup. Match ended with 3-1 and most of the work did Paulinho with Neymar. At the start all talks were about could Tite find a replacement for injured Gabriel Jesus. So they played without him and Uruguay took an early advantage. Marcelo has had a mistake and Edinson Cavani used it. ... Read More »

England vs Germany 1-0: Is It So Bad?

Yesterday England has lost to Germany with 1-0 in International friendlies. Still, Southgate says that it was a decent game and England has taken important experience, though. Surely England’s performance on the pitch was the second. Germany took an advantage and effectively played all time. At the end, Podolski made a great goal which made the game. Nevertheless, Tottenham midfielder ... Read More »

Gareth Southgate called up Jermain Defoe to England squad for matches vs Germany and Lithuania.

Gareth Southgate has recalled 34 y.o. centre-forward to the England squad. It’ll be his chance to make an international appearance since 2013. The invitation is a reward for an outstanding form in the Premier League. He scored 14 league goals but was overlooked by Sam Allardyce, who also had been England boss and Defoe’s coach. And while Harry Kane was ... Read More »