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Azzuri on the brink after defeat to Sweden

Azzuri on the brink after defeat to Sweden

While Australia are battling through their own qualification journey to Russia in 2018, a far more prestigious nation’s struggles are flying under the radar. 11 Nov 2017
Gooooooooool! Football's greatest commentary goalgasms

Gooooooooool! Football's greatest commentary goalgasms

Because sometimes, the men holding the microphones go just as potty as the rest of us. Here are some of our favourites... 31 Oct 2017
Quiz! Can you name highest active appearance-makers for these 30 countries?

Quiz! Can you name highest active appearance-makers for these 30 countries?

As a Premier League player equals Belgium's all-time cap record, we ask you to name the veterans currently leading by example in international football. 9 Oct 2017
Quiz! Can you name the top three scorers from the last 6 World Cups?

Quiz! Can you name the top three scorers from the last 6 World Cups?

The Golden Boot, Silver Boot and Bronze Boot winners from the last half-dozen World Cup tournaments please 5 Oct 2017
Not everyone is quite so gushing about Zlatan Ibrahimovic all the time

Not everyone is quite so gushing about Zlatan Ibrahimovic all the time

To some hes a Nordic god who can do wrong but to others, including former team-mate Christian Wilhelmsson, he might have just run his course 25 Aug 2017
FourFourTwo's 100 Greatest Footballers EVER: 100 to 91

FourFourTwo's 100 Greatest Footballers EVER: 100 to 91

The original box-to-box man, Sweden's kung fu goal genius and the player set to overtake Pele's Brazilian record as our countdown kicks off. 24 Jul 2017
Henrik Larsson, One-on-One: "The only regret of my career? Spending just two months at Man United"

Henrik Larsson, One-on-One: "The only regret of my career? Spending just two months at Man United"

Did he play in Scotland for too long? How gobby was a 20-year-old Zlatan? And would he let his son play for Rangers? 3 Jul 2017
Jamieson set for Australia return

Jamieson set for Australia return

Australian full-back Scott Jamieson could be set for an A-League return with his Swedish club IFK Goteborg confirming he'll depart due to family reasons. 20 Jun 2017
Inside story on Victor Lindelof: Manchester United's new £30m 'Iceman' at the back

Inside story on Victor Lindelof: Manchester United's new £30m 'Iceman' at the back

Strong, quick and a multiple Primeira Liga winner at the age of just 22.Tom Kundertexplains why Jose Mourinho was so eager to signVictor Lindelof 16 Jun 2017
My position is centre-back - No doubts for Lindelof over Manchester United role

My position is centre-back - No doubts for Lindelof over Manchester United role

New Manchester United signing Victor Lindelof is a versatile operator but is eyeing a centre-back berth at Old Trafford next season. 15 Jun 2017
Manchester United make Lindelof first close-season signing

Manchester United make Lindelof first close-season signing

Jose Mourinho has made Victor Lindelof his first Manchester United signing ahead of the 2017-18 season. 15 Jun 2017
Deschamps praises France response to 'disaster scenario'

Deschamps praises France response to 'disaster scenario'

After a potentially crucial World Cup qualifying defeat to Sweden, Didier Deschamps was happy with the way France responded against England. 14 Jun 2017
Lindelof will star at Man Utd – Larsson

Lindelof will star at Man Utd – Larsson

Manchester United are set to sign Victor Lindelof, who has been backed to succeed at Old Trafford by Sebastian Larsson. 12 Jun 2017
Deschamps will 'not condemn' Lloris despite shocking Sweden blunder

Deschamps will 'not condemn' Lloris despite shocking Sweden blunder

Hugo Lloris is aware he made a shocking blunder against Sweden, but Didier Deschamps did not want to criticise his goalkeeper. 10 Jun 2017
Sweden 2 France 1: Toivonen scores from halfway line to seal stunning victory

Sweden 2 France 1: Toivonen scores from halfway line to seal stunning victory

Sweden defeated France courtesy of a shocking blunder from Hugo Lloris that allowed Ola Toivonen to score a memorable winner. 10 Jun 2017
Lloris wary of Sweden's new post-Ibrahimovic generation

Lloris wary of Sweden's new post-Ibrahimovic generation

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Kim Kallstrom may have retired from international duty, but France's Hugo Lloris still considers Sweden dangerous. 9 Jun 2017
Deschamps to manage Mbappe's workload

Deschamps to manage Mbappe's workload

Kylian Mbappe is ready to start games for France, but coach Didier Deschamps is keen not to overwork the Monaco teenager. 6 Jun 2017
We will do everything to keep him scoring - Griezmann backs Giroud to lead France forward

We will do everything to keep him scoring - Griezmann backs Giroud to lead France forward

Olivier Giroud endured a tough season at Arsenal but netted a hat-trick for France on Friday, drawing praise from Antoine Griezmann. 3 Jun 2017
Deschamps hails Giroud hat-trick after 'difficult season' with Arsenal

Deschamps hails Giroud hat-trick after 'difficult season' with Arsenal

Olivier Giroud's hat-trick for France against Paraguay went down well with head coach Didier Deschamps. 3 Jun 2017
'King' Ibrahimovic can be annoying - Forsberg

'King' Ibrahimovic can be annoying - Forsberg

Zlatan Ibrahimovic regularly annoyed Emil Forsberg if he dared to put in an underwhelming performance on Sweden's training pitch. 11 May 2017
Ranked! The 13 best bicycle kick goals EVER

Ranked! The 13 best bicycle kick goals EVER

After Emre Cans spectacular strike for Liverpool, Greg Lea counts down the greatest over-the-shoulder goals featuring Van Basten, Rooney and two Brazilian geniuses 6 May 2017