Southgate rues England’s failure to go for the jugularFootball

Southgate rues England’s failure to go for the jugular

England manager Gareth Southgate was disappointed his wards could not make the most of their early dominance in Wednesday’s 1-2…

Russia 2018: MVP Umtiti motivated by Euro final lossFootball

Russia 2018: MVP Umtiti motivated by Euro final loss

France defender Samuel Umtiti says his team’s defeat to Portugal in the Euro 2016 final has made their 2018 FIFA…

Russia 2018: Martinez bemoans lack of cutting edgeFootball

Russia 2018: Martinez bemoans lack of cutting edge

Subdued Belgian manager Roberto Martinez was proud of the effort of his wards but could not help to wonder what…

Rohr: Resignation is out of the question for meFootball

Rohr: Resignation is out of the question for me

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr says that thoughts of him quitting his job with the African side has never crossed…

Russian Diary 8/9: I’m angry because it is not finishedBlogs

Russian Diary 8/9: I’m angry because it is not finished

Nigeria lost to Argentina, again on Tuesday night, by the odd margin, again, in an exasperating manner of course. We…

Russia 2018: It will be disastrous to sack Gernot RohrBlogs

Russia 2018: It will be disastrous to sack Gernot Rohr

“The players did their best in this game but the technical glitches cost us a second round ticket. How we…

Russian Diary Days 6/7: 500 roubles to see topless ladies???Blogs

Russian Diary Days 6/7: 500 roubles to see topless ladies???

When I thought I had seen it all in Vladimir Putin’s land, new things continue to emerge. Mind you, I’m…

Russia 2018: Sampaoli slams media, focused on NigeriaFootball

Russia 2018: Sampaoli slams media, focused on Nigeria

Much of Argentina’s pre-match press conference ahead of their important World Cup clash with Nigeria at St Petersburg was devoted…

Russia 2018: Idowu expects fair officiating from ÇakirFootball

Russia 2018: Idowu expects fair officiating from Çakir

Russia-born Super Eagles defender Bryan Oladapo Idowu is confident there will not be officiating problem when Nigeria face Argentina on…

Russia 2018: Mikel doubtful for Argentina clashFootball

Russia 2018: Mikel doubtful for Argentina clash

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr is hopeful his captain Mikel John Obi can play through the pain barrier when the…