On 11th July, 2010, Champions of Europe and now champions of the world, Spain captured football's Holy Grail for the first time with a 1-0 victory over the Netherlands thanks to Andres Iniesta's 116th-minute strike at Soccer City. The solitary goal ... Modern Ghana, 1 week ago
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Portugal train ahead of their Euro 2016 semi-final against Wales in Lyon. Will the Euro 2016 semi-finals rank among the best in history? Here are 10 of the finest the competition has seen down the years. 10. Italy 0-0 USSR, 1968 The game ...ESPN Soccernet, 2 weeks ago
There isn't a single team that captures the imagination, or a player who can light up stadiums It will go down in the annals of football as the perfect example of what sporting hubris can do to one. As a quartet of Icelandic players sprinted down ...Livemint.com, 3 weeks ago
Roy Hodgson (right) and Luiz Felipe Scolari had contrasting fortunes on the international stage As England search for their sixth manager since the turn of the century, we ask: what makes a successful international coach? Is it having a wealth ...Sky Sports, 3 weeks ago The DNA of an international boss Sky Sports, 3 weeks ago
Losing such a high-profile player as the former Celtic star so soon after Koeman's controversial defection to Everton is bound to cause panic among Saints fans who have been down this road before. "But we had two fantastic seasons at Southampton ...Equilibrio Informativo, 1 month ago Koeman pledges to bring glory days to Everton Gulf News, 1 month ago Koeman pledges to bring glory back to Everton Gulf News, 1 month ago
In the seventies, 'El Cholo' Sotil played alongside Cruyff at Barcelona. In just one season he shot to fame. Why did he leave so soon? And why has he not been forgotten? "Sir, four gringos are here looking for you", muttered his housekeeper that ...Bloomberg, 1 month ago
10 Czech Republic 1996 Aside from shock winners Denmark and Greece, perhaps the best surprise story in recent European Championship tournaments was the Czech Republic in 1996. A team that featured a slew of talent that would later be distributed ...Start.com.gh, 1 month ago
Dutch striker Marco van Basten scored the greatest goal of the European Championships, in 1988 against the Soviet Union. Arnold Muhren's cross was wafting slowly, aimlessly, over the Soviet Union's penalty area. Muhren, then 37, had a crafty left ...ESPN Soccernet, 1 month ago Euro Cult heroes: Marco van Basten - 'Most Beautiful Striker' scored ultimate Dutch volley of Euro '88 Abu Dhabi National, 1 month ago
Ahead of the Euros take a look at the best team's ever to grace the tournament West Germany 1972 What do you get if you cross Total Football with tiki-taka? Ramba Zamba fussball, the name given to the colourful, vibrant style of West Germany in the ...Irish Times, 1 month ago
Which team can claim to be the greatest international side of all time? It is a question that has long seemed impossible to answer, since players from different decades can never face each other at their peaks. Add in an element of nostalgia - ...BBC, 1 month ago
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