Sunday, August 31, 2014

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The new Azzurri boss unveiled his first team and has omitted the Liverpool striker, which could be down to his suspension from the Euro 2016 qualifier against Norway

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The 38-year-old goalkeeper has 125 caps to his name but has not played for his country since Euro 2012, with Martin O'Neill bringing him back for games against Oman and Georgia

Saturday, August 30, 2014

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The national coach admits that the failures of his side at the World Cup played a role in his new-look team and insists that he has picked the best players for his latest squad

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The Real Madrid attacker netted in his club's Liga-opening win over Cordoba on Monday night but the Seleccao coach says that there is a "question over his fitness"

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The 53-year-old believes the strength shown by his new arrival to move to the Magpies will have had a positive impact on his England squad selection

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The Dutchman has rushed to the defence of the youngster after the England manager revealed he had warned him to improve his fitness at the World Cup

Friday, August 29, 2014

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Coach Jose Pekerman with be with the World Cup's top goalscorer for the Gillette Brasil Global Tour clash in Miami and is delighted to be welcome back his No.9 from injury

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La Roja bid to bounce back from World Cup humiliation with a fresh bunch of players, with Vicente del Bosque hoping they can inject some energy into his team

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The Uefa president announced on Thursday that he would not run for the presidency in 2015, leaving much-criticised incumbent Sepp Blatter with a clear run at a fifth term

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Louis van Gaal claimed that the left-back was "not very fit" during Manchester United's pre-season tour and the 67-year-old reveals that he issue was raised in Brazil this summer

Thursday, August 28, 2014

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The coach has made only a couple of changes to the side that travelled to Brazil in the summer, with the Lyon forward replacing Olivier Giroud in his 23-man selection

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The midfielder is in line to make his senior international bow after being named in Roy Hodgson's latest squad, an honour the Aston Villa manager feels is a long time coming

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The Three Lions boss believes the Manchester United star's experience and commitment to the cause mark him out as the ideal candidate to succeed the retired Steven Gerrard

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The Manchester United striker will lead his country during the Euro 2016 qualification campaign after the retirements of veteran stars Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard

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The Manchester United defender, as well as Jamaal Lascelles and Alex Pritchard, could make their first appearances for the Under-21s in the final two Euro 2015 qualifying fixtures

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The Frenchman has opted to continue to focus on his Uefa duties, with his contemporaries hopeful his decision will ensure there is "no battle" between the two governing bodies

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The midfielder, who played a key role in his country's historic run of three successive major international title triumphs, says "the time has come" for him to walk away

Wednesday, August 27, 2014