Global Soccer News for 19 Nov 2019
Toronto FC midfielder Jonathan Osorio kept a secret for much of the 2019 MLS season. A secret that he didn't share with anyone outside his family, coaches and teammates. There were times during the... 2019 season when the Reds midfielder seemed especially downcast. At times, when asked how he was doing, Osorio said he didn't […]
At the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Monday evening, Ireland welcomed Denmark in what was the last game of their respective Euro 2020 qualifying campaigns, and a huge contest the result of which would... directly determine the occupant of a spot at the tournament next year, as the two teams battled it out to finish […] The post Republic of Ireland 1-1 Denmark: Ireland’s Strong Effort Falls Short Against the Danes appeared first on Soccer News.
Barcelona are ready to sell Ivan Rakitic in the January transfer window! That is the message that the media have been getting from the Blaugrana, after the latest comments made by sports director Eric... Abidal, but now the club have rejected an offer for him. An unnamed club from the Premier League reportedly made an […] The post Barcelona turn down Rakitic offer appeared first on Soccer News.
Roberto Mancini is unsure if rivals are worried about Italy ahead of Euro 2020, but feels they may prefer to avoid playing his side at the tournament. Italy completed a perfect qualifying campaign in... Group J with a 9-1 demolition of Armenia in Palermo on Monday. While their impressive performances are sure to see them […] The post Mancini: I don´t know if rivals are worried, but they´d prefer not to face Italy appeared first on Soccer News.
Lionel Scaloni is satisfied with Argentina’s progress after a friendly draw against Uruguay on Monday. Argentina came from behind twice to secure a 2-2 draw in Tel Aviv, where Lionel Messi’s... stoppage-time penalty cancelled out Luis Suarez’s goal after Edinson Cavani and Sergio Aguero had struck earlier. It extended Argentina’s unbeaten run to seven matches […] The post Scaloni pleased with Argentina progress as unbeaten run continues appeared first on Soccer News.
Gareth Southgate plans to stay on as England manager for the 2022 World Cup if he feels there is “warmth” for him to continue, though he acknowledged that could depend on his side’s performance... at Euro 2020. England secured their place at next year’s finals with a 7-0 rout of Montenegro last week, before rounding […] The post Southgate has no plans to quit England role ahead of 2022 World Cup appeared first on Soccer News.
Tite has dismissed Lionel Messi’s credentials as the greatest footballer of all time after insisting comparisons between him and “phenomenal” Brazil legend Pele have “no credibility.” The... Brazil coach and Messi exchanged words in Friday’s game against Argentina, with Tite claiming the Barcelona forward told him to shut up during the friendly defeat in Riyadh. Tuesday marks the 50th anniversary of […] The post Tite: Messi comparisons with Pele have ´no credibility´ appeared first on Soccer News.
Cristian Pavon’s loan deal with LA Galaxy has been extended for another year, the Major League Soccer side have announced. The 23-year-old joined Galaxy on a short-term deal from Boca Juniors in... August, contributing three goals and eight assists in 11 outings during the regular season. Pavon will return to Los Angeles for a full […] The post LA Galaxy extend Cristian Pavon loan appeared first on Soccer News.
Mick McCarthy remains confident his Republic of Ireland squad can book a place at Euro 2020 despite missing out on automatic qualification. Ireland were held to a 1-1 draw in Monday’s must-win... qualifier against Denmark at the Aviva Stadium to finish third in Group D, three points behind their opponents. Matt Doherty headed home five […] The post Republic of Ireland can beat anyone in Euro 2020 play-offs, claims confident McCarthy appeared first on Soccer News.
Gareth Southgate admits that a difficult Euros next summer could mean someone else leading England at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Marcus Rashford is excited by England's "frightening" attack and believes their form in front of goal could lead them to Euro 2020 glory.
Lionel Messi converted an added-time penalty as Argentina salvaged a 2-2 draw against their South American rivals Uruguay in a friendly in Tel Aviv.
The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has called a news conference for Tuesday amid reports Luis Enrique will replace Robert Moreno as Spain coach. Moreno did not address the media after a 5-0... victory over Romania at the Wanda Metropolitano on Monday rounded off a successful Euro 2020 qualifying campaign. The RFEF subsequently announced president Luis […] The post Spain call news conference amid reports of Luis Enrique replacing Moreno appeared first on Soccer News.
Switzerland booked their spot at Euro 2020 after cruising to a 6-1 win over Gibraltar at Victoria Stadium on Monday. Their nervy 1-0 win over Georgia on Friday kept them top of Group D ahead of the... final round of fixtures and they never looked in danger of relinquishing that position with a dominant display. […] The post Switzerland cruise past Gibraltar to book Euro 2020 spot appeared first on Soccer News.
Fans prone to seasickness may need to consider alternatives, but others will be able to stay on the cruiseliners during the 2022 Qatar World Cup.
Manchester United have been linked with their fair share of potential targets. Only in the last few weeks, we have seen numerous rumours of the Red Devils looking at the players like Moussa Dembele,... Jadon Sancho, Erling Haaland, James Maddison, Declan Rice and so on. But another one of those is John McGinn. Aston Villa […] The post Man United linked with McGinn appeared first on Soccer News.