ХудожникJoleon Lescott hopes England can build on their victory in Norway by beating Belgium at Wembley in their final warm-up match before Euro 2012. England are 4/9 with bookmaker to win Saturday’s friendly international while Belgium can be backed at 7/1 to secure a victory. Lescott played a key role in helping Manchester City clinch the Premier League crown earlier this month and the former Everton and Wolves defender was arguably England’s star man during the 1-0 friendly win in Oslo. He hopes Roy Hodgson’s squad can continue to build […]
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Belgium v Israel – 13 October Israel slipped to fourth behind Bosnia and Herzegovina after losing at home to Cyprus at the weekend and must now win and hope the Bosnians drop points in Cyprus in order to claim a play-off place. However Belgium have a five year unbeaten record in qualifiers and the young, dynamic side will be aiming to continue to perform going into the Euros after disappointing in Brazil last year. It doesn’t help Israel’s chances that the country is in dire form at the moment – […]
Czech Republic v Turkey – 10 October The Czech Republic come into their penultimate Group A game secure in the knowledge that they will be playing in the finals. Group A’s surprise package Iceland means that Turkey and the Netherlands have been pushed back to content for a play-off spot, meaning that two of the continents stronger teams may not even make it to France. Turkey can confirm a play-off place with a game to spare if they can extend their two-point lead over the Netherlands. They have the superior […]
With Euro 2016 around the corner, this week brings the next round of qualifiers. We take a look at some of the more interesting fixtures below. Cyprus v Wales – Thursday 4th September It’s been awhile since Wales qualified for the finals of a major international tournament. In fact they’ve only done it once, and that was many decades ago. Currently Chris Coleman’s side are sitting pretty at the top of Group B, and they need just two wins from their next four games to see them through. First up […]
Tottenham star Gareth Bale remains upbeat about Wales’ chances of reaching the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil but knows that victory against Serbia is vital to their hopes.
Wales lost their opening qualifier against Belgium 2-0 with Vincent Kompany …
Everton have defeated Manchester United 1-0 at Goodison Park. Manchester United’s Premier League campaign got off to a difficult start at Goodison Park as Everton took all three points with a 1-0 win courtesy of a second-half header from Marouane Fellaini. Van Persie came off the bench for the final 22 minutes at Goodison as United searched for an equaliser after Belgium midfielder Marouane Fellaini had headed Everton into a second-half lead. Van Persie, a £24million acquisition from Arsenal, was brought in to provide the additional firepower needed to challenge […]
Euro 2012 has only just finished, with Spain running out as champions for the second time in a row. Already there has been some talk of the Iberians running out in 2016 in search of an unprecedented third title in a row, though there is the 2014 World Cup to look forward to before then. Plenty of the current crop will likely be out of the international picture by then. But, Spain have a new generation already staking their claim for a place in the side who will likely be […]
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany, whose side are 11/10 to defend the league title next season, is eyeing a dynasty of Premier League success at the Etihad Stadium.
Kompany recently put pen to paper on a new six-year contract with the Citizens …
Ross Brawn admits Mercedes have much work to do following the team’s disappointing performance in Hungary at the weekend.
Mercedes are now 150/1 with bookmaker to win the Constructors’ Championship after winning a single point on Sunday. Nico Rosberg ma…
Riding the wave of enthusiasm caused by Euro 2012 many Poles started dreaming. When will an event of this kind take place in Poland again? An analysis conducted by sport redactors it shows that it would be relatively easiest go obtain rights to organize the summer Olympic Games in Warsaw in 2024. It is also possible to organize the football Mundial, but not before 2030. An analysis by Michał Kiedrowski. Poland surely has some assets to organize football Mundial or summer Olympic Games in future, but it won’t happen within […]