Spain ignite World Cup bid by smashing seven past Costa Rica

Avoiding the fate of giants Argentina and group rivals Germany, who lost 2-1 to Japan earlier on, Luis Enrique’s fancied side sparkled at…

Saka and Bellingham sparkle as England crush Iran

England made a scintillating start to their World Cup campaign as Bukayo Saka and Jude Bellingham inspired a 6-2 rout of outclassed Iran…

Qatari backlash against alcohol at World Cup amid confusion over drinking rules

Locals in Qatar have raised concerns about hooliganism, and the abandonment of traditional values, and visiting fans are worried too…

Ansu Fati makes Spain World Cup squad, Ramos excluded

Fati has four caps for his country and one goal, and has spent the best part of the last two seasons on the…

I’ll retire at Real Madrid, I just don’t know when – Kroos

The German, who turns 33 in January, is considering an early retirement from club football at the end of the season, according to…

Brazil head to Qatar as favourites to win a World Cup like no other

The first World Cup ever to be held in the Middle East will be unlike any that has come before, but there may…

Saka sinks troubled Liverpool as Arsenal regain top spot

Mikel Arteta’s side have emerged as title challengers and this hard-fought success at the Emirates Stadium was another significant statement of intent.

Italy beat Hungary for consolation of Nations League final-four

Giacomo Raspadori, who scored the winner against England on Friday, poked the ball home after Wilfried Gnonto had pounced on a poor Hungarian back pass to…

Croatia, Netherlands into Nations League semifinals as France survive relegation

Les Bleus lost 2-0 in Denmark to finish with just one win from their six group games, but Croatia’s 3-1 win at Austria saved the world…

The Queen’s reign: How Britain has changed during the second Elizabethan Age, from our society to technology

The country has been transformed since 1952 – and the Royal Family itself exemplifies this social revolution…

Transfer: £60m star rejected Ten Hag’s Man United, joined EPL rivals

Newcastle’s new £60 million signing Alexander Isak refused to join Manchester United before becoming the Magpies’ record signing The 22-year-old Sweden international signed for Newcastle last week after three seasons…

Ten Hag should drop Ronaldo and Rashford for Liverpool clash: Rooney

United have opened their campaign with embarrassing defeats, Brighton recording their first ever win at Old Trafford followed by a 4-0 whipping by Brentford last weekend.

Euro 2020: Rio Ferdinand predicts country to win European Championship

Euro 2020: Rio Ferdinand predicts country to win European Championship. Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand has predicted England to win the Euro 2020 because the Three Lions are the best…

England vs Denmark: Southgate told to start Saka in Euro 2020 semi-final

England vs Denmark: Southgate told to start Saka in Euro 2020 semi-final.  Former Manchester United defender, Gary Neville, has advised England manager, Gareth Southgate, to start Bukayo Saka against Denmark…

Euro 2020: All countries that qualified for semi-final confirmed [Fixtures]

Euro 2020: All countries that qualified for semi-final confirmed.  The last four countries standing at the European Championships were confirmed on Saturday night.

Euro 2020: Croatia suffer setback ahead of clash with Spain

Euro 2020: Croatia suffer setback ahead of clash with Spain.  Croatia has suffered a major setback ahead of their Euro 2020 round of 16 clash against Spain on Monday.

Euro 2020: Countries that have qualified for quarter-finals so far

Euro 2020: Countries that have qualified for quarter-finals so far. Two countries have qualified for the quarter-final of the ongoing Euro 2020.

Euro 2020: He celebrated penalty goal like scoring in final – Hungary boss blasts Ronaldo

Euro 2020: He celebrated penalty goal like scoring in final – Hungary boss blasts Ronaldo.

Euro 2020: Ronaldo called “a fool” for trying to disgrace Rudiger

Euro 2020: Ronaldo called “a fool” for trying to disgrace Rudiger.. Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo, has been labelled “a fool” by former Liverpool midfielder, Didi Hamman, following their 4-2 defeat…

Euro 2020: Ronaldo close to breaking Ali Daei’s record after Portugal’s defeat to Germany

Euro 2020: Ronaldo close to breaking Ali Daei’s record after Portugal’s defeat to Germany. Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo, is closing in on the Iranian, Ali Daei’s record of 109 goals-…