Tag Archives: UEFA Nations League

Cristiano Ronaldo gets on exercise bike after winning Nations League with Portugal – with Juventus star not ready to put feet up yet

By | 16th June 2019

CRISTIANO RONALDO is not a man to rest up after he was pictured on an exercise bike just days after winning the Nations League with Portugal. The mega-star led his nation to victory in the inaugural tournament after they beat Holland 1-0 in the final. Juventus’ talisman played the full 90 minutes as the host […]

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England penalty hero Jordan Pickford says pub brawl gave him a stark reality check

By | 10th June 2019

JORDAN PICKFORD has admitted he was given a stark reality check after being caught up in a brawl outside a Sunderland pub. The England goalkeeper, the hero of Sunday’s Nations League penalty shoot-out victory over Switzerland, revels in his image as a party-loving man of the people and enjoys a strong bond with Three Lions […]

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England boss Gareth Southgate refusing to get carried away despite Trent Alexander-Arnold brilliance

By | 10th June 2019

TRENT ALEXANDER-ARNOLD’S stats were off the scale in the Nations League win over Switzerland. From right-back he had 118 touches, played 80 passes, sent in 18 crosses and made six scoring chances. What’s not to like for a player who describes himself as just a normal lad from Liverpool? Some, including England boss  Gareth Southgate, […]

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Liverpool and Holland star Virgil van Dijk not bothered by England boo boys

By | 10th June 2019

VIRGIL VAN DIJK  is not bothered by the jeering from England fans. The Liverpool defender was booed each time he touched the ball by the 3,000 England fans who watched Portugal’s 1-0 Nations League win over Holland on Sunday. This followed Thursday’s semi-final between England and Holland when the PFA Player of the Year was […]

Watch Jordan Pickford’s belting penalty that nearly ripped the net and helped England beat Switzerland in Uefa Nations League shoot-out

By | 10th June 2019

ENGLAND’S goalkeeper was undoubtedly the Pick of the bunch as the Three Lions secured third spot at the Nations League. Gareth Southgate’s men squandered a host of chances and even had a Callum Wilson goal ruled out by VAR as they were held to a stalemate by Switzerland yesterday. And that meant it came down […]

Martin Tyler baffles fans by asking whether Liverpool star Trent Alexander-Arnold is good enough to play for England

By | 10th June 2019

MARTIN TYLER left viewers baffled as he questioned whether Trent Alexander-Arnold was good enough to play for England. The Sky Sports commentator, 73, made the incredibly bold suggestion during England’s Nations League win over Switzerland – a game in which the Liverpool full-back was arguably the Three Lions’ best player. Alexander-Arnold, 20, did not face […]

Fans in hysterics with amazing #PorNed Twitter handle for Nations League final between Portugal and Netherlands

By | 9th June 2019

FOOTBALL fans were left chuckling at the official hashtag of Portugal’s game with the Netherlands on Sunday. The teams faced off in the Nations League final and, as is tradition, the first three letters of either team’s name made up the description. That made #PorNed the official moniker of the inaugural final. Fans on Twitter […]

England fans take over Nations League final and mock Holland as Portugal take lead while singing ‘God Save the Queen’ and ‘Don’t take me home’

By | 9th June 2019

ENGLAND fans got their own back on their Dutch counterparts with a hilarious cameo appearance in the Nations League final. Chants of ‘Shall We Sing A Song For You?’ and ‘Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life’ filled the Estadio do Dragao as Portugal beat the Netherlands. Ridiculous how many more English than Dutch […]

Remote control car brings ball onto pitch for Nations League final in bizarre pre-match ceremony which leaves fans baffled

By | 9th June 2019

PORTUGAL’S Nations League final with the Netherlands was preceded by a curious ceremony whereby the match ball came out in a remote control car. The delivery was even set out in a UEFA document, complete with heatmap. Just before Sunday’s encounter in Porto kicked off, the vehicle buzzed across the playing surface. The referee collected […]

Pickford the penalty hero as England win bronze in Nations League after missing host of chances against Switzerland

By | 9th June 2019

ENGLAND have already packed for their summer holidays and clearly left their shooting boots in the suitcases – luckily Jordan Pickford brought his gloves. Gareth Southgate’s side missed a host of chances in the barely-competitive Nations League third-place play-off with Switzerland. And even when Callum Wilson prodded home from close range when Dele Alli hit […]