World Cup draw coverage live on Sky Sports from 3pm on Friday

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.

Ronaldo at the double, France see off Croatia in World Cup final repeat

Antoine Griezmann, Dayot Upamecano, Olivier Giroud as well as an own goal from the visitors’ goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic secured a repeat result from Russia two years ago after Dejan Lovren had opened the scoring for Croatia, Wolfsburg’s Josip Brekalo adding their second in the 55th minute.

Goalkeeper Filip Nguyen accepts call-up to Czech national team

Goalkeeper Filip Nguyen will not wear the Vietnam national team’s jersey. – Photo oxii.vn “Yesterday, I received the news that I can represent the national team of the Czech Republic. After a family meeting, I decided to take advantage of this opportunity,” Nguyen posted on his Facebook page on Sunday.

Lalremsiami: Asia Cup 2017 was the turning point of my career

Lalremsiami has become one of the key players for the Indian women’s hockey team, representing the country in 64 matches while playing an important role in many key wins for the team. However, the youngster from the North Eastern state of Mizoram felt that Asia Cup 2017 was the turning point of her career. “The […]

Football: How to Revive the Magic of the FA Cup

Another change could be to increase the Cup’s prize money to incentivize teams from the lower half of the Premiership, and chasing promotion from the Championship, to take it more seriously. The big money these days is in staying in, or getting promoted, to the Premier League and that means that teams who are in danger of getting relegated, or in with a realistic chance of promotion […]

Camavinga, Moukoko and Fati: The uncapped ‘Next Generation’ stars set to benefit from Euros delay

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 […]

Albania Expels 2 Iranian Diplomats Over Terror Plot Against Israelis – Reports

The Albanian Top Channel news outlet reported, citing sources, that the Iranians were complicit in preparation of a terrorist act against the Israeli football team in the city of Shkoder where Israeli and Albanian athletes were supposed to meet for a qualifier for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. After the attack had been foiled, the authorities detained around 20 people in Albania and Kosovo. In […]

Super-sub Yến’s chance to shine playing in Portugal

“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.

Ecuador boss Alfaro setting sights on Qatar 2022

“We are already working hard to achieve our goal of going to Qatar. It’s a challenge that affects all of Ecuador. We know it’s not going to be easy and we’re focused on giving everything we’ve got.”

Goalkeeper Filip Nguyen benched for Czech match, still eligible for Vietnam

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.