Day: June 8, 2021

RAMBO RETURNS!

When we talk about the top performing teams at the 2016 European Championships, one squad that immediately springs to mind is Wales’ national football team, dubbed “The Dragons”, led by their marquee players in Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey. Under Chris Coleman, this squad made it to the semifinals and defied all odds by hustling like an …

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LES BLEUS’ CHANCES

The French squad looks seemingly invincible on paper at least. With the likes of Karim Benzema, Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann and Paul Pogba,France will look to win Euro 2020 this summer with Didier Deschamps in the dugout after their World Cup triumph three years ago in Russia.   View this post on Instagram A post …

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USMNT Notes: Steffen, Reynolds, Miazga out for Costa Rica friendly, Zimmerman called in

The U.S. Men’s National Team closes out its June schedule with a friendly against Costa Rica on Wednesday, and will be without three players due to different reasons. USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter confirmed to reporters Tuesday that goalkeeper Zack Steffen and defender Bryan Reynolds will miss the friendly due to respective knee injuries. In …

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France 3-0 Bulgaria: Benzema injury overshadows comfortable Les Bleus win

France earned a 3-0 victory over Bulgaria in their final warm-up game ahead of Euro 2020 but face a nervous wait on Karim Benzema after his withdrawal through injury. Antoine Griezmann’s deflected overhead kick gave the world champions the lead just before the half-hour mark and substitute Olivier Giroud wrapped things up with two close-range finishes …

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West Brom poised to appoint former Huddersfield manager as next boss

David Wagner has emerged as the new frontrunner to succeed Sam Allardyce as West Brom manager, with some reports suggesting a deal is virtually done. The former Huddersfield boss has been out of work since he was sacked by Bundesliga outfit Schalke in September 2020. The 49-year-old took Town into the Premier League through the 2017 …

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France given big injury scare in Bulgaria win; Spain youngsters thump Lithuania

Olivier Giroud came off the bench to score twice in France’s 3-0 friendly win over Bulgaria after Karim Benzema hobbled off to give Didier Deschamps an injury worry for Euro 2020. After Antoine Griezmann put France in front midway through the first half with a deflected bicycle kick, Benzema was replaced with 41 minutes gone …

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