Global Soccer News for 11 Sep 2019
“This is the clear and irrevocable proof that he is the best player in the world.” That was the message from Portugal head coach Fernando Santos after Cristiano Ronaldo’s four-goal display.... Ronaldo became the all-time leading scorer in European Championship qualifiers with 25 goals after leading Portugal past Lithuania 5-1 on Tuesday. The 34-year-old superstar […] The post Cristiano Ronaldo clearly world´s best player - Santos appeared first on Soccer News.
Jordan Morris’ second-half goal helped the United States to a 1-1 friendly draw against Uruguay in St Louis on Tuesday. Coming off two straight losses, USA managed to avoid defeat as Morris... cancelled out Brian Rodriguez’s 50th-minute opener at Busch Stadium. It was a fortunate equaliser for USA, who had squandered their best opportunities during […] The post United States 1-1 Uruguay: Morris helps hosts come from behind appeared first on Soccer News.
Graham Arnold praised Australia’s mentality after the Socceroos made a winning start to their World Cup qualifying campaign. Mathew Leckie scored twice to lead Australia to a 3-0 win away against... Kuwait on the road to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Australia - who have qualified for the past four World Cups having reached […] The post Arnold praises mentality after Socceroos start road to Qatar 2022 appeared first on Soccer News.
Canada dominated play but needed an Alphonso Davies goal for a 1-0 win over Cuba in CONCACAF Nations League A play Tuesday, just three days after running roughshod over the Cubans in Toronto.
Gareth Southgate believes Raheem Sterling has been close to “unstoppable” after his dazzling display in England’s entertaining 5-3 win over Kosovo in Euro 2020 qualifying. Sterling scored and... set up three others as England came from a goal down at St Mary’s Stadium to preserve their 100 per cent record in Group A on Tuesday. […] The post Southgate hails Sterling but England boss concerned by ´crazy errors´ appeared first on Soccer News.
Republic of Ireland coach Mick McCarthy has ruled out staying on beyond Euro 2020 despite an impressive run of results since being reappointed. McCarthy replaced Martin O’Neill in charge of Ireland... in November 2018 for his second spell, having managed the country between 1996 and 2002. Ireland clinched a 3-1 friendly win over Bulgaria in Dublin […] The post McCarthy will not extend Republic of Ireland stay beyond Euro 2020 appeared first on Soccer News.
WESTCHESTER, N.Y. -- Sitting inside the lobby of a very nice suburban New York hotel on Tuesday afternoon, Toronto FC forward Jozy Altidore had sort of a Zen master vibe going on. Calm, comfortable,... relaxed … Looks, of course, can be deceptive. Underneath, you know TFC's leading goal-scorer is just burning to play against New […]
Kevin De Bruyne has revealed he plans to join former Manchester City team-mate Vincent Kompany at Anderlecht. Kompany left City at the end of the 2018-19 season, in which he led them to a domestic... clean sweep, to take up a player-manager role in his native Belgium. He has endured a stumbling start to life […] The post De Bruyne plans to join Kompany at Anderlecht when he leaves Man City appeared first on Soccer News.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored four goals as Portugal secured a 5-1 victory against Lithuania in their Euro 2020 Group B qualifier on Tuesday.
Gareth Southgate has warned his England players they must cut out the individual mistakes after their "bizarre" encounter with Kosovo.
Alisson is making steady progress as he continues his recovery from a calf injury, according to Liverpool’s goalkeeping coach. The Brazil international had to be substituted during the opening... fixture of the Premier League season against Norwich City, which Jurgen Klopp’s men won 4-1. Adrian has since deputised for the Reds, who have a 100 per cent […] The post Alisson making ´steady progress´, says Liverpool coach appeared first on Soccer News.
Wenger, who turns 70 next month, is expected to join world soccer's governing body in a technical role.
Watford captain Troy Deeney has praised Raheem Sterling for the way he has handled racist abuse and says he has become a role model for young people.
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Arsenal have warned players about the dangers of London gangs after Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac were targeted, confirmed Per Mertesacker. The two Arsenal players were the victims of an attempted... carjacking in July while the club said “further security incidents” ruled them out of a Premier League game against Newcastle United. Following an incident […] The post Arsenal have warned players after Ozil, Kolasinac attack – Mertesacker appeared first on Soccer News.
The French league insisted Wednesday that referees still have the right to stop matches in case of homophobic chanting, despite the national federation president urging them not to halt play.
Arsene Wenger has written off Manchester United's Premier League title chances this season and has cast doubt on whether their new crop can restore the club's greatness.
Leeds United have secured internationals Liam Cooper and Stuart Dallas on long-term contracts, with the duo joining midfielder Kalvin Phillips in committing to the West Yorkshire club. Captain Cooper... agreed a new five-year contract just five days after making his Scotland debut, and his presence at the heart of Leeds’ defence is a vital part of head coach Marcelo Bielsa’s […] The post Leeds United hand new deals to Cooper and Dallas appeared first on Soccer News.
Tottenham are reportedly willing to include midfielder Christian Eriksen in their transfer offer for Juventus forward Paulo Dybala.
Liverpool have announced teenage striker Paul Glatzel has signed a new long-term contract after firing the team to FA Youth Cup glory last term. Glatzel captained the Reds to victory in the... competition, scoring eight goals in their run to the final, where he converted the winning penalty to down Manchester City. The 18-year-old trained with Jurgen […] The post Liverpool give teenager Glatzel new long-term contract appeared first on Soccer News.
Manchester City have commissioned a sculpture of former captain Vincent Kompany to be installed outside the Etihad Stadium.
Andy Cole says Manchester United are "still a few years away" from competing for the Premier League title, but believes they can close the gap on Manchester City and Liverpool by maintaining a patient... approach.
Breezes of change are being felt in Italy when it comes to the National Team. Roberto Mancini has done a great job to position the country at the upper echelons of the European scene, a place Italy... should have never left in the first place. The numbers speak volumes of Italy's return to a top […] The post Roberto Mancini Set To Carry Italy To New Heights appeared first on Soccer News.
Albert Celades has been confirmed as the new head coach of Valencia. Marcelino was sacked by the LaLiga club on Wednesday after three games of the new season, which has seen them take four points. The... 54-year-old was dismissed following a reported falling out with club owner Peter Lim despite leading Valencia to Champions League qualification […] The post Celades replaces Marcelino at Valencia appeared first on Soccer News.