Tag Archives: UEFA Nations League

Wales boss Ryan Giggs expected to draw Ireland in Nations League and has no concerns about Gareth Bale

By | 3rd March 2020

RYAN GIGGS says he expected Wales to be handed another Nations League showdown with the Republic of Ireland. The Dragons did the double over the Irish in the previous campaign, winning 4-1 at home before claiming a 1-0 away win in Dublin. Wales also faced their Celtic rivals in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers and […]

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England facing Nations League group of death with France, Germany and Denmark all in other pots ahead of draw

By | 2nd March 2020

GARETH Southgate could be handed another clash with Croatia in tomorrow’s draw for the second version of the Nations League. England boss Southgate will fly to Amsterdam and face questions over the fitness of Harry Kane and Marcus Rashford as well as the form of Jordan Pickford. But the Three Lions chief will also discover […]

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Who is Ethan Ampadu, how old is the Chelsea ace playing on-loan at RB Leipzig in the Champions League against Tottenham?

By | 19th February 2020

ETHAN AMPADU may still be waiting for his breakthrough at Chelsea but he’s getting plenty of experience in the Champions League. The starlet is on-loan at RB Leipzig for the season and he has already lined-up up alongside Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey for Wales. Who is Ethan Ampadu? The 17-year-old, born 14 September 2000, […]

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Who could Scotland play in Euro 2020 play-offs, and when is the draw?

By | 9th October 2019

SCOTLAND are guaranteed to be in the Euro 2020 play-offs after beating Israel and winning their Nations League group. By winning their group they have secured promotion to Group B in the Nations League AND find themselves in at least  play-offs to gain qualification for Euro 2020. Who could Scotland face? Scotland could face these […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]