Balotelli: I’ve never missed liked that before

Mario┬áBalotelli┬áadmits the numerous misses against the Czech Republic shook him. ÔÇ£ItÔÇÖs never happened to me before.ÔÇØ The striker hit the bar in the first half and missed several sitters one-on-one with┬áPetr┬áCech, but eventually converted the┬ádecisive penalty in a 2-1 Italy victory. ÔÇ£ItÔÇÖs never happened to me before. I was unlucky, but I

Sosa salutes Higuain

EX Napoli striker,Roberto Sosa has heaped praises on former club for their decision to replace Edinson Cavani with Gonzalo Higuain. Cavani who scored 104 goals in 138 games in his 3 year stint at Naples before he joined Paris Saint-Germain this summer for Ôé¼64.5m. The Stadio San Paolo outfit subsequently handed Real

Zelalem ruled out for 8 weeks

Zelalem's hopes of getting games under his belt for Arsenals first team has been put on a standstill after he picked up an injury that would rule him out for a Period of 2months. The 16-year old has taken to Twitter to reveal heÔÇÖs picked up an injury which will keep

Belarus 2-4 France: Match Report

France ended their recent barren spell in style by beating Belarus thrillingly 4-2 finish on Tuesday, despite going behind twice. Franck Ribery hit equalisers in either half after Egor Filipenko and Timofei Kalachev had each edged the home side ahead.  Samir Nasri and Paul Pogba then added the extras to guarantee France

Romania 0-2 Turkey: Match Report

Turkey kept their hopes of World Cup qualification alive by beating Romania 2-0 thanks to goals from Burak Yilmaz and Mevlut Erding. The visitors scored a goal in each half with Burak heading home before the break and Erding capping off a brilliant win in the late on, curling a left-footed

Italy and Netherlands qualify for Brazil 2014

Italy have booked their place in next summer's World Cup finals after recovering from a goal deficit to beat Czech Republic 2-1 in Turin. Former Lazio striker Libor Kozak opened the scoring after 20 minutes but their lead was overhauled within eight minutes of the second half. Defender Giorgio Chiellini restored parity

Spain 2-2 Chile: Match Report

Chile were denied a shock win over reigning world champions Spain on Tuesday thanks to a stoppage-time goal from Jesus Navas. Sloppy defending in the fourth minute allowed Eduardo Vargas to give the South Americans an early lead and, following Roberto Soldado's equaliser, the Gremio forward restored his side's advantage just

Wales 0-3 Serbia: Match Report

Gareth Bale could not spare Wales manager Chris Coleman from calls for him to be sacked during a 32-minute substitute outing in a comprehensive defeat against Serbia. Having missed the 2-1 defeat in Macedonia last Friday with a groin strain, Bale made his first appearance since completing a world-record £85 million

Ukraine 0-0 England: Match Report

This was one horrible performance by England, highlighting many technical flaws, but this was also one sweet qualifying point against their Group H rivals. England were particularly indebted to Gary Cahill and Ashley Cole, masterful figures of defiance in defence, as they took a step closer towards the 2014 World