Spain into Euros with late goal over Sweden but lose David de Gea

A stuttering Spain qualified for Euro 2020 as a stoppage-time strike by substitute Rodrigo cancelled out Marcus Berg’s opener for Sweden in a 1-1 draw in Group F on Tuesday. Having drawn against both Norway and Sweden in their last two matches on their trip to Scandinavia, the Spaniards will have plenty of work to […]

Switzerland down Ireland to revive Euro 2020 hopes

Switzerland revived their hopes of qualifying directly for Euro 2020 and denied Ireland the chance to book their place in the tournament with a nervous 2-0 win, which threw their group wide open in rain-soaked Geneva on Tuesday. Haris Seferovic gave Switzerland a 16th-minute lead with a shot out of the blue in the Group […]

Italy stay perfect in European Championship qualification with easy win in Liechtenstein

Italy maintained their perfect record in Group J and clocked up their ninth international win in a row with a 5-0 thumping of Liechtenstein on Tuesday. The Azzurri were already qualified for the European Championship finals an locked up the top spot in the group with the runaway win. Federico Bernardeschi set Italy on the […]

Anderlecht fined for allowing Vincent Kompany to coach team without license

Vincent Kompany was appointed Anderlecht’s player-manager in May. Belgian giants Anderlecht were fined the maximum €5,000 ($5,516.00) on Tuesday for allowing Vincent Kompany to coach their team without the required diploma, the Belgian football association said. “The club violated the regulations for a long time and despite that it being against the rules did not […]

A-League clubs hire former Premier League boss Richard Scudamore as special advisor

Defending A-League champions Sydney FC kicked off with a 3-2 win over Adelaide United. Former Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore has been appointed special advisor to the A-League clubs and head of league Greg O’Rourke. The appointment comes as the A-League, W-League, Y-League and E-League transition to independence from the FFA. Scudamore played a […]

Mexico cruise to Nations League win over Panama

Roberto Alvarado scored one of Mexico’s three goals against Panama at Estadio Azteca. Hector Vivas/Getty Images Roberto Alvarado and Jose Juan Macias scored on either side of halftime as Mexico cruised to a 3-1 win over Panama in a CONCACAF Nations League match on Tuesday in Mexico City. The win at Estadio Azteca ensured that Mexico […]