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Rodgers: Gerrard will retire after Brazil

Mike Whalley | November, 8 2013

England captain Steven Gerrard is likely to retire from international football after next year’s World Cup, according to Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers. Gerrard, who has won 107 caps, scored the goal that sealed his country’s pl...

Postecoglou resists wielding Socceroos axe

ESPN staff | November, 6 2013

New Socceroos Ange Postecoglou has resisted the urge to wield the axe after naming only one uncapped player in the 22-man squad to face Costa Rico. Unveiling his first team as Socceroos boss, Postecoglou stuck with much of the squad that secur...

Uncapped players named in Argentina squad

PA Sport | November, 1 2013

Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella has named uncapped defenders Lucas Orban and Facundo Roncaglia in his squad for the upcoming friendlies against Ecuador and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Bordeaux's Orban and Roncaglia of Fiorentina each offer options i...

Diego Costa 'turned his back on Brazil' Video

ESPN staff | October, 29 2013

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari believes Diego Costa is “turning his back” on his country of birth after declaring to play for Spain. • Duarte:  Tug-of-war for Costa could sour Brazil-Spain relations• Lowe...

Januzaj's father blasts Belgium boss

ESPN staff | October, 16 2013

The father of Adnan Januzaj has reacted angrily to comments made by Belgium coach Marc Wilmots that there “was no haggling” to play for his squad. • Okwonga: The leading man The Manchester United attacker has been at th...

Low facing Germany striker poser

Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent | September, 27 2013

Germany coach Joachim Low is facing a tough selection dilemma among his attacking option for the final run of World Cup qualifiers against Ireland and Sweden. Low will be without Italy-based strike duo Miroslav Klose and Mario Gomez for his si...

Chancellor Merkel 'saw Schweinsteiger naked'

Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent | September, 25 2013

German chancellor Angela Merkel once caught a glimpse of a naked Bastian Schweinsteiger, according to DFB president Wolfgang Niersbach. The German federation chief revealed the delicate details of a dressing-room visit made by Merkel after Ger...

Nasri: France generation failed to hit potential

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | September, 5 2013

Samir Nasri has admitted he and compatriots Hatem Ben Arfa, Jeremy Menez and Karim Benzema have all failed to cope mentally with being tipped as France's next great generation. • Brassell: Make or break for World Cup hopefuls• Platin...

Germany to give Ballack official farewell

September, 4 2013

Former Germany captain Michael Ballack will receive an official farewell from the German Football Association (DFB) ahead of World Cup qualifier against Austria in Munich. “That’s a nice occasion to get a round of applause in his h...

Kaboul: Diaby and I will come back stronger

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | August, 16 2013

Tottenham Hotspur defender Younes Kaboul has vowed both he and his friend, Arsenal's Abou Diaby, will return to top form as they battle back from long-term injuries. Kaboul has not played in the Premier League for more than a year after underg...

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