- 2018-11-17 14:56:25Z
Croatia midfielder Ivan Perisic believes England should be worried about his team after the World Cup semi-final defeat.
Major League Soccer record goalscorer Landon Donovan believes David Beckham's influence will bring more established players to the soon to be introduced Inter Miami team.
Former Argentina midfielder Juan Sebastian Veron believes the squad simply need time to return to their best.
Ex-Fulham striker Louis Saha has jokingly stated he expects Claudio Ranieri to win the Premier League with his former side.
Germany's players are keen to move from their disappointing 2018 after getting relegated from their group in the UEFA Nations League
Indonesia took the lead against Thailand in a rematch of the 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup final, courtesy of a 30-yard rocket from midfielder Zulfiandi.
Former Everton forward Landon Donovan insists the Premier League club can gate crash the top six and secure a place in Europe under the new ownership.
Major League Soccer record goalscorer Landon Donovan has hailed former Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney's impact in the league since joining DC United.
Ex-Manchester United striker Louis Saha is confident Jose Mourinho will figure out his own flaws and put them right.
New Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri paid respect to the chairman of his former team, Leicester City.
Brazil head coach Tite says Allan made a natural start to his international career, after the 27-year-old came on as a second-half substitute against Uruguay.
New Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri admits his predecessor Slavisa Jokanovic did good things for the club but when things went wrong a change was needed.
Brazil head coach Tite believes the Premier League is the most competitive in the world, with a number of top-level teams.
MLS boss Don Garber has expressed his relief at finally getting the go-ahead to create a franchise in Miami, headed by David Beckham
La Liga President Javier Tebas says that UEFA need to take a tough stance on clubs that are in breach of Financial Fair Play regulations
Ivan Rakitic is out of Croatia's crunch Nations League clash with England, coach Zlatko Dalic has confirmed. Rakitic was substituted during the second half of Croatia's dramatic 3-2 victory at home to Spain on Thursday, with Tin Jedvaj hitting a 93rd-minute winner.
The legend of Lionel Messi became known to the world outside of Rosario and Barcelona 15 years ago today. In a friendly match on November 16, 2003 inaugurating Porto's Estadio do Dragao - built for the upcoming Euro 2004 tournament - Frank Rijkaard and Barcelona traveled west with many reserve and youth players, as most of the first team stars were away on international duty. Messi, who was just 16-years old at the time and began the season five levels below the first team in Juveniles B, had impressed in a rare chance to play against the first team players and was brought along in the traveling squad.
Antonio Valencia claims a "tactical decision" is keeping him out of the Manchester United side, with his absence under Jose Mourinho not down to any fitness issues. The 33-year-old defender is club captain at Old Trafford, but has taken in an eventful 2018-19 campaign. A slip out of the starting XI coincided with Valencia liking an Instagram post calling for Mourinho to be sacked by the United board.
A Swiss prosecutor who led a four-year corruption investigation into FIFA and international soccer officials is out of the job. Although federal prosecutor Olivier Thormann was cleared of possible misconduct in the FIFA investigation, he has left work, the office of Switzerland's attorney general said Friday. "Attorney General Michael Lauber and Olivier Thormann have agreed that the latter's employment contract will be terminated," the federal office said in a statement.
Michy Batshuayi has earned praise from his Belgium teammates after scoring both goals in the 2-0 win over Iceland.
The "Good Morning Football" crew talk about who the most important players are to look for in Week 11.
Barcelona's primary objective is to win the Champions League this season, according to Carles Alena. The Blaugrana are out for revenge after bowing out of last season's tournament in dramatic fashion against Roma. Barca defeated Roma 4-1 in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie, only to crash out on away goals following a 3-0 reverse in the second leg in the Italian capital.
Mohamed Salah is "getting back to his best", says Liverpool legend Jan Molby, with his stats for 2018-19 not indicative of how important he remains to the Reds cause. More of the same was demanded this term, with Jurgen Klopp once again looking to his Golden Boot-winning forward for inspiration. Salah has been steady rather than sparkling thus far, but Molby believes a lot of his best work can go unnoticed as he is not always the man to provide a finishing touch.
The mere presence of Cristiano Ronaldo in their squad gives Juventus "a great chance to win the Champions League ", says Paulo Dybala. European glory has become a top target for the Bianconeri after establishing themselves as the dominant force in Serie A. Seven successive domestic titles have Juve firmly at the summit of Italian football, but continental triumphs are proving much harder to come by.
Pulisic, 20, missed an early chance to give the USMNT a 1-0 lead but in truth they were always second best as they lost 3-0 at Wembley in Wayne Rooney's farewell game. Pulisic, who was playing in just his second game for the U.S. in the past 13 months and his first since May, seemed to be a little off the pace throughout the match. Speaking to reporters after the game, Pulisic was disappointed with the overall team display and he was asked directly if he felt he could have tracked back further to help out defensively on England's first goal from Jesse Lingard.
Leroy Sane and Niklas Suele struck their first international goals to guide Germany to a 3-0 win over Russia in a friendly on Thursday. The 2014 world champions, who surrendered their crown following a first-round exit in Russia in June, went 1-0 up thanks to an eighth-minute goal from Sane. Suele added a second goal 17 minutes later before Serge Gnabry, who had set up Sane for the opener, made sure of victory five minutes before halftime.
If you thought a Manchester derby defeat would be the final nail in the coffin for Jose Mourinho's tenure at Manchester United, think again. [ MORE: Fulham hire Claudio Ranieri after firing Slavisa Jokanovic ] Executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward put
Paulo Dybala says he is happy playing in the same side as Cristiano Ronaldo and has no interest in leaving Juventus. Manchester United are rumoured to be interested in reuniting the Argentina attacker with close friend and former Juve team-mate Paul Pogba. Dybala, 25, struck the winner in a 1-0 triumph at Old Trafford in the Champions League in October, though his role in the team has altered following the arrival of Ronaldo.
Gary Cahill is no longer first-choice at Chelsea - anything but, in fact, as he's played just 21 minutes in the Premier League this season - and the club is prepared to allow its captain to leave on loan in January as a reward for six years of excellent service, according to a report from the Guardian. New Blues boss Maurizio Sarri has used Cahill sparingly thus far - even leaving him out of the 18-man team for Sunday's draw with Everton - but has praised the 32-year-old for his professionalism and influence as a valued member inside the locker room. For those reasons, Sarri is prepared to do right by one of the club's most senior members as Cahill seeks regular first-team minutes.
Ex-Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry says his experience in the Premier League helped him develop as a player.
Premier League clubs agree have agreed in principle to introduce VAR from next season.
Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel says teammate Eden Hazard can keep his composure under any circumstances.
Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman has backed Georginio Wijnaldum to show his potential at Liverpool, following a difficult spell with the national team.
The eye-watering cost of Manchester United's move for Alexis Sanchez was underlined on Thursday as Ed Woodward claimed Jose Mourinho and the players were "fully united" in their bid to arrest the club's dismal start to the season. United's latest quarterly accounts showed that the wage bill had jumped more than 10 per cent owing predominantly to Sanchez's enormous salary. Sanchez arrived from Arsenal in January on a deal worth £350,000 a week, rising to £500,000 a week with bonuses and image rights, and the impact of the costs was reflected in a 10.2 per cent hike in the wage bill to £77 million for the three months to Sept 30 this year.
Netherlands head coach Ronaldo Koeman believes his young players are the key to beating the counter-attacking French in the UEFA Nations League on Friday.
Researchers at German engineering firm Siemens have devised a method to illustrate "fan energy" during soccer matches by capturing a stadium's acoustics. Roselle Chen reports.
Videographic on VAR. The Premier League is set to use the Video Assistant Referee system from next season after clubs "agreed in principle" to the move on Thursday. VIDEOGRAPHICS
Premier League clubs have agreed in principle to introduce VAR from next season.
Ed Woodward has claimed Jose Mourinho and Manchester United's players are "fully united" in their bid to arrest the club's dismal start to the season. Mourinho - whose position has been under intense scrutiny this season - now faces a battle to ensure United qualify for the Champions League, with the team seven points adrift of fourth-placed Tottenham. The United manager's relationship with numerous players has come under severe strain this term but Woodward believes all parties were working together to get the season back on track.
Jose Mourinho and his Manchester United players are 'fully united' in their determination to get their season back on course, the club's executive vice-chair Ed Woodward said on Thursday. United headed into the international break sitting in eighth place in the Premier League following their 3-1 derby loss to Manchester City on Sunday, and they are now 12 points adrift of their league-leading neighbours. "On the pitch we remain well positioned in the Champions League, and although we've had a mixed start to our domestic campaign the squad and the manager are fully united in their determination to regain our momentum in the Premier League," Woodward told investors.
Alvaro Morata considers Maurizio Sarri to be the "perfect" Chelsea boss for him, after suggestions that Antonio Conte's tactics were responsible for his testing debut season in England. The Spanish striker arrived at Stamford Bridge in the summer of 2017 and was charged with the task of filling Diego Costa's boots and leading the line for the Blues. READ MORE: Football rumours: Wenger turned down Fulham with Bayern in waiting?
The Germany coach backs the Bayern player to do well at the highest level
Dutch giants Ajax have teamed up with mid-table Chinese Super League (CSL) side Guangzhou R&F and together vow to build the best football academy in China.
Sergio Ramos is accepting of criticism by Real Madrid fans this season
Roberto Martinez said that Eden Hazard is a role model for the whole Belgium squad and never gets affected by pressure.
Former Nice forward Allasane Plea compares Ligue 1 to the Bundesliga where he is plying his trade with Borussia Monchengladbach
Two of the Thai soccer players barely made it out; one child was hypothermic and another stopped breathing.
The Austrian forward, 29, is combustible but industrious as a player, and his brother says he nearly left West Ham for a Champions League club in the summer. "He's a big part of West Ham's team but I think it's possible to tease out more of him. Marko is ready for the next step.
"For me, I always want to be the best player I can be," Nelson told BBC Sport. "I'm 18 and I thought going to the Bundesliga will give me a challenge and doing that would make me become a better footballer and a better person as well throughout life.
Marco Reus and Toni Kroos will sit out Germany's friendly against Russia on Thursday.