SSN are in Moscow to bring you a special World Cup draw programme with build-up and reaction, including interviews with Gareth Southgate, and will also be with the England Supporters Club and Graeme Le Saux at Wembley as they watch the draw.
Southgate can use that distraction and a lack of match fitness ahead of the start to the Premier League season on Saturday as excuses for the Three Lions’ lack of sharpness going forward, in sharp contrast to their free-scoring form in qualifying for Euro 2020 prior to the coronavirus shutdown.
After beating Slovakia 3-1 in the UEFA Nations League last week, the Czech team discovered two of their two massage therapists had COVID-19. Therefore, all players and staff involved in the match were quarantined. The Football Association of the Czech Republic had to choose other players to prepare for the match against Scotland early tomorrow morning (Vietnamese time), including goalkeeper Nguyen.
He was added to the squad since all the players who took part in the match against Slovakia on September 5 and the head coach were quarantined and had to miss the match against Scotland after two support staff contracted Covid.
Although there have been only fleeting glimpses of Foden in a Manchester City shirt, he has certainly made an impact. In his 11 starts this term, Foden’s had a hand in nine goals (seven assists, two goals), while he also has the best minutes-per-assist record (155) across all competitions of Premier League players to have […]
“I had been called to the national team for a long time, but I still was a reserve player. I didn’t think much about it, because as a young player, I needed to get more experience, improve myself. When I deserve it, any chance will come,” said Yến.
To Melbourne next, where the first tennis Grand Slam of the year- the Australian Open — starts on 15th January. The evergreen Roger Federer is the 2-1 favourite to retain his Men’s Title and with Andy Murray out injured, and injury concerns over Nadal and Djokovic too, it’s not hard to see why. The women’s tournament appears wide open, with Serena Williams still missing, […]
On his milestone goal, Ronaldo said: “I am very happy. Firstly, because the team won, which was the goal we had. Then the 100 mark and then the 101, with two goals, makes me very happy.
The captain added a deft flick with his trailing leg to Joao Mario’s right-wing cross to make it 2-2 and he cancelled out Balazs Dzsudzsak’s second with a double of his own. It was enough to send Portugal into the knockout stages and from there they claimed a maiden international title.
“I had been called to the national team for a long time, but I still was a reserve player. I didn’t think much about it, because as a young player, I needed to get more experience, improve myself. When I deserve it, any chance will come,” said Yen.