San Marino make their point


San Marino earned their first point of the European Championship qualifying campaign as they frustrated Estonia in a Group E stalemate in Serravalle. The match between the group's bottom two sides was dominated by the visitors but they could not

Hodgson: We must emulate Germany


Hodgson’s side suffered a disappointing exit from the World Cup this summer as Joachim Low’s side cruised to their fourth title in Brazil. England have since dusted themselves down and are now unbeaten in their qualifying campaign for Euro 2016,

Penev sacked by Bulgaria


Bulgarian Football Union bosses decided to dismiss Penev, who spent three years in charge, after Sunday's 1-1 draw with Malta left the Balkans with just four points from their first four Group H qualifiers — six points adrift of table

UEFA probes Italy-Croatia game

The match at the San Siro was temporarily stopped in both halves by Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers after visiting fans threw fireworks and smoke bombs on the pitch. Charges of racist behaviour, crowd disturbances and the setting-off of fireworks and

Bosnia-Herzegovina sack Susic


Sunday's 3-0 defeat to Israel saw winless Bosnia-Herzegovina slump to second-from-bottom in Group B with just two points from their four matches, and the Bosnia and Herzegovina Football Federation has decided a change is in order to arrest the national

Roy Keane attacks media


Keane, Martin O'Neill's assistant, spoke to the media at the team hotel in Portmarnock on Sunday morning and initially played a straight bat to questions about an incident in which he was allegedly involved at the same venue in the

Rooney scores as England win again


The captain's 59th-minute penalty, on the evening of his 100th appearance, was a 44th international goal that drew him level with Jimmy Greaves at third-place in the catalogue of England's all-time top goalscorers. It also drew his side level on

Voller: Podolski needs games


Having been part of Germany's World Cup triumph in Brazil this summer, Podolski has failed to feature for either club or country on a consistent basis, with Thomas Muller, Alexis Sanchez and Danny Welbeck preferred by Joachim Low and Arsene

Wales earn point in Belgium


Nicolas Lombaerts struck a post for Belgium in the first half and Eden Hazard was a constant tormentor throughout, but Wales refused to yield and they held on for a point which will strengthen their growing conviction that they can

Ireland win eases pressure on Scots


Chris Martin admits Scotland's European Championship qualifying win over the Republic of Ireland has taken the pressure off ahead of the friendly match against England on Tuesday night. A terrific goal by Shaun Maloney at Celtic Park on Friday night