confederations cup

Germany too hot for Chile

Germany too hot for Chile

Germany’s youthful team took out the Confederations Cup by beating Chile 1-0 in St Petersburg. The climax to the competition produced an exciting, entertaining and, at times, testy final. 3 Jul 2017
Irvine to join Ryan at Brighton?

Irvine to join Ryan at Brighton?

Jackson Irvine could be joining Socceroo teammate Mat Ryan at Premier League new boys Brighton & Hove Albion next season. 2 Jul 2017
Socceroos' warning to Japan: Stronger than ever

Socceroos' warning to Japan: Stronger than ever

The Socceroos say they will head to Saitama to play Japan next month full of confidence and momentum after the Confederations Cup. 1 Jul 2017
Video: Mexico's Marco Fabian scored a rocket against Germany in the Confederations Cup

Video: Mexico's Marco Fabian scored a rocket against Germany in the Confederations Cup

The Frankfurt midfielder hit a sublime strike as Mexico lost 4-1 to a red-hotGermany in the Confederations Cup semi-final. 30 Jun 2017
Hernandez 'disillusioned' after Germany defeat

Hernandez 'disillusioned' after Germany defeat

Mexico's crushing Confederations Cup semi-final defeat at the hands of Germany left Javier Hernandez feeling downbeat. 30 Jun 2017
Bierhoff: Confederations Cup displays turn up heat on Germany stars

Bierhoff: Confederations Cup displays turn up heat on Germany stars

Those Germany World Cup winners watching the Confederations Cup from home or on holiday may be feeling some pressure, says Oliver Bierhoff. 30 Jun 2017
Collectively they have won - Low lavishes praise on Germany youngsters

Collectively they have won - Low lavishes praise on Germany youngsters

Joachim Low struggled to predict how Germany's youngsters would perform at the Confederations Cup and is thrilled by their run to the final. 30 Jun 2017
Confederations Cup Social Diary: Rudiger leads Germany celebrations but absent Ronaldo steals the show

Confederations Cup Social Diary: Rudiger leads Germany celebrations but absent Ronaldo steals the show

Germany's win over Mexico dominated social media on Thursday, but they were upstaged by a player no longer at the Confederations Cup. 30 Jun 2017
Low braced for Chile challenge

Low braced for Chile challenge

Taking the game to Chile in the Confederations Cup final will give Germany a better chance of victory, according to coach Joachim Low. 30 Jun 2017
Masterful Goretzka evokes Ballack and Effenberg in downing Mexico

Masterful Goretzka evokes Ballack and Effenberg in downing Mexico

Schalke's Leon Goretzka has been linked to Bayern Munich and he showed against Mexico he may pick up the baton from some Germany greats. 30 Jun 2017
Germany 4 Mexico 1: Low's rampant rookies book Chile final showdown

Germany 4 Mexico 1: Low's rampant rookies book Chile final showdown

Leon Goretzka's brace and goals from Timo Werner and Amin Younes saw Germany beat Mexico to book a Confederations Cup final against Chile. 30 Jun 2017
Confederations Cup Diary: A lengthy supermarket trip, Sochi mimes and pouting Portuguese

Confederations Cup Diary: A lengthy supermarket trip, Sochi mimes and pouting Portuguese

One Mexico fan is likely to have some explaining to do - perhaps he could do so via the medium of mime. Confused? Read on! 30 Jun 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo shares snap of newborn twins

Cristiano Ronaldo shares snap of newborn twins

After confirming the birth of his two new children, Cristiano Ronaldo has shared a photograph of the newborns. 30 Jun 2017
Shocking penalty shoot-out stat highlights Claudio Bravo's Man City woe

Shocking penalty shoot-out stat highlights Claudio Bravo's Man City woe

Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo was the hero against Portugal, but also produced a statistic he will not be keen on reading. 29 Jun 2017
Ronaldo confirms birth of two sons

Ronaldo confirms birth of two sons

After Portugal's Confederations Cup loss, Cristiano Ronaldo confirmed the arrival of two boys. 29 Jun 2017
Portugal penalty flops are still heroes - Santos

Portugal penalty flops are still heroes - Santos

Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and Nani are "heroes" despite missing their penalties for Portugal against Chile at the Confederations Cup. 29 Jun 2017
Chile triumph down to Bravo penalty preparations - Pizzi

Chile triumph down to Bravo penalty preparations - Pizzi

Claudio Bravo was singled out for special praise by Juan Antonio Pizzi following Chile's Confederations Cup semi-final win against Portugal. 29 Jun 2017
Chile penalty hero Bravo: I was injured!

Chile penalty hero Bravo: I was injured!

Claudio Bravo highlighted the fact he was carrying an injury after Chile reached the Confederations Cup final at Portugal's expense. 29 Jun 2017
Bravo the shootout hero as Sanchez, Ronaldo scrap fails to inspire

Bravo the shootout hero as Sanchez, Ronaldo scrap fails to inspire

Claudio Bravo made three penalty saves to send Chile into the Confederations Cup final after a listless 0-0 semi-final draw. 29 Jun 2017
Portugal 0 Chile 0 (aet, 0-3 pens): Bravo the hero in shoot-out victory

Portugal 0 Chile 0 (aet, 0-3 pens): Bravo the hero in shoot-out victory

Chile beat Portugal 3-0 on penalties in the Confederations Cup semi-finals, with Claudio Bravo the hero. 29 Jun 2017
Confederations Cup Diary: Mexico's preparation glitches, howling in Kazan

Confederations Cup Diary: Mexico's preparation glitches, howling in Kazan

Javier Hernandez and Mexico will hope for smoother ride against Germany than they endured in preparation in Sochi on Wednesday. 29 Jun 2017