Pogba’s goal decisive as France beat Netherlands in World Cup qualifier

Pogba’s goal decisive as France beat Netherlands in World Cup qualifier

France midfielder Paul Pogba, the world’s most expensive player, scored with a swirling long-range shot after 30 minutes to secure a vital 1-0 win away to the Netherlands in World Cup qualifying on Monday. The victory at the Amsterdam Arena elevated the Euro 2016 runners-up to overwhelming favourites to finish top of Group A and […]

Irish own goal sends Wales into last eight of Euro 2016

Irish own goal sends Wales into last eight of Euro 2016

Northern Ireland’s Gareth McAuley scored a heart-breaking own goal to hand British rivals Wales a 1-0 victory in Paris on Saturday that sent them into the Euro 2016 quarter-finals. In a cagey contest, Michael O’Neill’s Northern Ireland largely succeeded in muzzling Gareth Bale, but the Real Madrid star produced a wicked 75th-minute cross that the […]

Germany waiting for Mueller to rediscover goal-scoring form

Germany waiting for Mueller to rediscover goal-scoring form

EVIAN-LES-BAINS: Thomas Mueller is yet to click at the European Championship and Germany looks far from convincing as it waits for the gangly forward to rediscover his form. Mueller’s five goals helped Germany win the World Cup two years ago, and he also contributed five in the 2010 World Cup. But the wait continues for […]