Bayern stun Barca in front of record crowd

Barcelona suffered a first defeat since their 2021/22 Champions League final loss to Lyon, as they were beaten 3-1 by Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday. Roared on by a crowd of 24,000 – a record home attendance for a Bayern Munich Women’s match – the hosts found themselves 2-0 up inside 10 […]

This time England believe we can win World Cup, says Harry Maguire | England

Harry Maguire frames it differently and it is some difference. His England teammates, when questioned in Qatar, have mostly said they can win the World Cup. It is the objective. They have not shied away from saying so. For Maguire, though, it goes beyond that. It is not only a target. As he prepares for […]

England vs France – World Cup quarter-final: Team news, lineups & prediction

England are up against familiar European rivals France in their World Cup quarter-final on Saturday night. These specific iterations of England and France share a number of similarities. Both have been blessed with an array of talented young forwards that are watched over by managers who have a reputation for constantly hovering over the handbrake. […]

Player ratings as win not enough for Red Devils

From Leigh Sports Village – Manchester United cruised to a 4-2 victory Everton in the Continental Cup group stage but will likely not progress to the knockout rounds, despite still having another game left to play later this month, due to results elsewhere on Wednesday night. Vilde Boe Risa scored two early goals in a […]

Rabiot warns England that France have more to offer than Kylian Mbappé | France

Adrien Rabiot has warned England not to fixate on stopping Kylian Mbappé and has admitted France are wary of the set-piece threat posed by Gareth Southgate’s side. Mbappé stepped up his preparations for Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final after returning to full France training on Wednesday following a recovery session indoors on Tuesday. Rabiot said France […]