Browsing: Internationals

Wales overtake Ireland to grab World Cup playoff advantage

Wales took a huge step towards their dream of qualifying for the World Cup Finals, on a night when Ireland’s chances of making the tournament suffered a huge blow. Group D A win for Ireland over


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Rashford atones for error to complete England comeback

Marcus Rashford atoned for a first-half error to score the winning goal as England came back from behind to beat Slovakia 2-1 at Wembley Stadium. Group F Rashford was caught dawdling on the ball in the


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Rooney quits England duty and reveals biggest regret

Upon announcing his retirement from international football, Wayne Rooney has revealed that not playing in a successful England side is one of his few regrets. Having left Manchester United to return to his boyhood club Everton


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England undone by brilliance of 10-man France

England suffered a 3-2 defeat against France in Paris on Tuesday evening, despite the hosts being reduced to ten-men for much of the second half. There were emotional scenes before the match as the crowd joined


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Late Walters goal saves Ireland from Austria loss

A late Jonathan Walters goal gave Ireland a 1-1 draw at home to Austria, a result Martin O’Neill is likely to consider as two-points dropped in World Cup qualification. Group D O’Neill’s side were well short


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Captain Kane rescues England in Hampden thriller

In one of the most thrilling ends to an Auld Enemy clash, a stoppage time goal from Harry Kane gave England a 2-2 draw against Scotland in Glasgow. Group F It had been a fairly drab


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Rare Lloris error helps Sweden take pole position

Sweden have leapfrogged France into first place in Group A of the Uefa World Cup qualifying Group A, courtesy of a rare Hugo Lloris blunder. Group A Olivier Giroud had fired France ahead at the Friends


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Arena succeeds Klinsmann as United States boss

Bruce Arena has been appointed as head coach of United States for a second time, following the dismissal of Jurgen Klinsmann earlier this week. Former Germany boss Klinsmann led the US to the last 16 of


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Southgate plans to keep faith with captain Rooney

Wayne Rooney will remain as England captain if, as widely expected, Gareth Southgate is named permanent manager of the national side. Southgate has been in charge of the Three Lions’ last four matches since the departure


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Record breaking Rooney voted England’s finest again

Wayne Rooney has been named England Player of the Year for the second year running, whilst Jack Butland has been voted its Under-21 equivalent. Rooney has struggled for form in the Manchester United shirt this season,


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