England secured their place at Euro 2020 thanks to a crushing win over Montenegro on Thursday night. The Three Lions crowned their 1000th game with a 7-0 mauling at Wembley and now they can start making plans for next summer’s showpiece tournament. Gareth Southgate’s England will find out their Euro 2020 group later this monthAFP The likes of Spain, Italy and Poland have also booked their spots and now all eyes will be on the draw later this month. Due to Euro 2020 being completely different to any international competition that has come before, there will be no ordinary draw. LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS gone Van Dijk out of Holland squad as L
Rodney Marsh's seven-word reaction to Spurs appointing Mourinho as manager - originally posted on Sportslens.com Tottenham Hotspur shocked a lot of their fans and the football world at large with two quick-fire managerial decisions within 11 hours. The North Londoners parted ways with Mauricio Pochettino last night and appointed Jose Mourinho as his successor this morning. Despite leading Spurs to four consecutive top-four finishes in the Premier League and a Champions League final during his five-and-half-season stint in charge of the club, an uninspiring start to the new domestic campaign cost the Argentine his job. Appointing the controversial Portuguese caught some football and Spurs fans off-guard, though, despite his recent links with the job, and pundit Rodney Marsh has re...
Poland have officially announced their squad for the upcoming European qualifiers against Latvia and North Macedonia. The Poles currently top Group G with 13 points from six games, two ahead of Slovenia. They will play bottom of the table Latvia in Riga on October 10, followed by a home clash against North Macedonia on October […] Source
Harry Kane moved past Frank Lampard, Tom Finney, Nat Lofthouse and Alan Shearer in England’s all-time leading goalscorers list during Thursday night’s victory over Montenegro. The Three Lions captain fired in an impressive hat-trick in the first half of their rampant victory at Wembley. Kane is now sixth in England’s all-time goalscoring chartsAFP or licensors Kane helped England race to a 5-0 lead at half-time, scoring two with his head and the other a clever finish with his right foot. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Marcus Rashford scored the other goals in the first half. Aleksandar Sofranac’s own goal and a late Tammy Abraham strike secured the 7-0 win that confirmed England’s place at Euro 2020 next summer. But England’s qualification for the finals has almost become secondary to Kane’
Report: Gerrard has just come up with an exciting target for Rangers; player in red-hot form - originally posted on Sportslens.com Glasgow Rangers are tied at the top of the Scottish Premiership table and surely the Ibrox club will be looking to bolster their squad in the January transfer window. The Gers have been impressive this season under Steven Gerrard, and Rangers have a genuine chance of challenging Celtic all the way to the end. Surely, the Ibrox club must be working behind the scenes to bring in some players in the January window, so that they can further add depth to their squad. According to reports from the Herald, Rangers are keeping tabs on Dunfermline ace Kevin Nisbet. The striker has been impressive this season in the Scottish Championship, and the Gers are keeping tabs ...
On Tuesday night, CM Punk finally returned to the wrestling world he had left behind for six years. After a sabbatical in the UFC that saw him go 0-2, Punk has now signed on with FOX as an analyst on their show WWE Backstage. CM Punk back where he belongsWWE Punk is not signed to WWE and thus, is not returning to the ring – at least not just yet – but they did have to give FOX their blessing and it means that, even via a third-party, CM Punk and WWE are working together again. No one, not even the crew presenting WWE Backstage, knew that Punk was going to show up on Tuesday before he did. A few weeks prior, reports emerged suggesting that Punk had done some screen-testing for FOX, but that a deal hadn’t been reached. A fortnight into the show’s run, it seems The Best in the World got a c
Manchester City have failed in an initial bid to halt UEFA’s investigation into alleged breaches of Financial Fair Play, with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) determining it ‘inadmissible’ at this stage. City challenged the legitimacy of UEFA’s probe, but CAS ruled against the Premier League champions because the legal process has not yet come to a conclusion. Manchester City could be in trouble with UEFAgetty images The adjudicatory chamber of UEFA’s Club Financial Control Body [CFCB] can now hold a hearing into the matter, with City facing a possible ban from European competition. UEFA opened an investigation in March following a series of reports in German news magazine Der Spiegel last year that suggested City had deceived the governing body about the club’s finances. When it
Today, Roman Reigns is one of the most beloved superstars in the WWE. As many will know, though, that wasn’t always the case. Before the Big Dog was diagnosed with leukemia, fans often made it known they had a strong disdain for his character and his push. Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins on Raw Since coming back from that illness, Reigns has managed to win over large sections of the WWE universe and, for the most part, he’s been kept out of the world title picture. Seth Rollins appears to be the man that has inherited Reigns’ unwanted throne with the fans and he has received considerable backlash in recent months. Much of that stems from a few tweets that he has sent, but Reigns thinks the only way Rollins can turn the corner with the fans is by doing the work in the ring. Speaking on Core
The 2018/19 season was a disappointing year for Polish clubs in Europe, and the story repeats itself for the 2019/20 one, with none of the four Ekstraklasa teams able to make it to the group stages of either the Champions League or the Europa League. With the exception of Legia Warsaw, no team was even […] Source
Jose Mourinho appointed new Tottenham Hotspur boss after Mauricio Pochettino’s shocking sacking - originally posted on Sportslens.com It’s been a crazy 24 hours for Tottenham Hotspur, who have completed changed their dimensions in a bid to improve their crumbling season. Mauricio Pochettino was sacked yesterday, well before it was widely predicted his job could be under severe threat. The Argentine’s four years at the club came to an abrupt end, with Chairman Daniel Levy pinpointing the worsening domestic results as the need for them to take this tough decision. Not even a day after it was done, the Lily Whites agreed on a deal with Jose Mourinho to appoint him as their head coach on Wednesday. After he was sacked by Manchester United last December, the Portuguese returns to the Premier