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Daily Archives: November 11, 2017

Norther Ireland switch focus back to game after penalty row

By: vetembaste | Published:November 12, 2017 12:43 am The penalty decision incensed Northern Ireland as Evans had his back to the ball and it seemed impossible for him to get out of the way. match. (Source: vetembaste) Northern Ireland will concentrate on improving their passing and pressing when they face Switzerland in the second leg of their World Cup playoff ...

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Sepp Blatter says Hope Solo’s ‘grabbed ass’ claim is absurd

By: AFP | Lausanne | Published:November 11, 2017 5:28 pm Sepp Blatter was president of FIFA from 1998 to 2015 until he was banned for corruption. (Source: AP) The former head of world football Sepp Blatter said on Saturday that claims by US women’s goalkeeper Hope Solo that he had grabbed her backside were “absurd”.  Solo told Portuguese newspaper Expresso ...

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Lima holds no fear for us, says New Zealand football coach Anthony Hudson

By: vetembaste | Wellington | Published:November 11, 2017 2:56 pm New Zealand will head to South America for Wednesday’s return match with a hope of qualifying for next year’s finals in Russia. (Source: AP) Travelling to Lima holds no fears for New Zealand as they seek a result against Peru in the second leg of their World Cup playoff, All ...

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Tearful Neymar denies problems at PSG

By: vetembaste | Published:November 11, 2017 10:06 am Neymar denied rumours of him facing problems at PSG. (Source: vetembaste) Brazil forward Neymar denied he had problems with his team mates at his club Paris St Germain and was moved to tears after being given the backing of his national team coach Tite on Friday. After helping Brazil beat Japan 3-1 ...

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Gonzalo Higuain’s Argentina career not over yet, coach Jorge Sampaoli

By: vetembaste | Moscow | Published:November 11, 2017 12:21 am Higuain was a regular at international level but was dropped by Sampaoli for Argentina’s crucial last four qualifiers. Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli told Gonzalo Higuain his international career was not yet over on Friday, but said picking the right players to complement captain Lionel Messi was a challenge. The twice ...

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