Luka Modric has accused English journalists and pundits of showing a lack of respect to Croatia’s players and admitted his teammates had used criticism to motivate them to victory against England in their World Cup semi-final.
Spain have named Luis Enrique as their new head coach after Fernando Hierro stepped down from temporary charge following their last-16 World Cup exit to Russia, the Spanish Football Federation (SFF) have announced.
South Korea kick off their World Cup campaign against Sweden on Monday but, remarkably, it may not be the most important tournament for Son Heung-min this summer.
The story of John Obi Mikel is something of a legend in these parts. A quick recap wouldn’t hurt. In the summer of 2005, a disheveled teenager with abundance of overflowing talent was born. The FIFA Youth Championship held in the Netherlands was a “born again” experience for the young Nigerian. Possessing the skills of
After all the negative talk in the lead-up, and the inescapable sense of unease that this opening match could turn up a humiliating experience for the host nation, it was tempting to wonder what all the fuss was about after Russia got the tournament started with an emphatic victory that was every bit as comfortable