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STERLING CONDEMNS THE RACISIM

Raheem Sterling and Callum Hudson-Odoi condemned the "unacceptable" racist abuse of England players during their 5-1 win in Montenegro. Racist chanting was directed at a number of England players, including Danny Rose, during the Euro 2020 qualifier in Podgorica. Manager Gareth Southgate said the incidents will be reported to European football's governing

CATALONIA WIN VENEZUELA

Gerard Pique may have retired from playing for Spain in 2018 but he was still in international action on Monday. The Barcelona defender, a World Cup and European Championship winner with Spain, played for Catalonia in a friendly against Venezuela. Catalonia are not recognised by football governing bodies Fifa or Uefa so

ENGLAND DEFEAT MONTENEGRO IN A GAME MARRED BY RACISIM

England survived an early scare to mount an impressive comeback and outclass Montenegro in Podgorica, in a game overshadowed by racist abuse directed at visiting players. Manager Gareth Southgate gave first starts to youngsters Declan Rice and Callum Hudson-Odoi but England were stunned after only 17 minutes when Marko Vesovic gave

FRANCE DEMOLISH ICELAND

Olivier Giroud became France's third highest goalscorer of all time as he scored in an easy win over Iceland. Samuel Umtiti put the hosts ahead with a glancing header from Kylian Mbappe's left-wing cross, before Giroud saw the ball bounce off him and into the net following Benjamin Pavard's cross. Mbappe added

NEYMAR HAS MEETING WITH PSG CHEIF

Neymar and PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi are said to have a close relationship. However the first test of that relationship has reportedly arisen because of contract issues surrounding Neymar’s team mate and close friend Dani Alves. Supported by coach Thomas Tuchel, Neymar has confronted Al-Khelaifi this Thursday in

VARANE WANTS TO LEAVE REAL MADRID

Raphael Varane is serious about leaving Real Madrid. At just 25, the defender has won it all at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu and, as things stand, he wants to move on in the summer in search of a new challenge. It is thought that he has grown tired in Madrid,

RASHFORD OUT FOR ENGLAND

England striker Marcus Rashford will miss the Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Montenegro with an ankle injury. Gareth Southgate said he has known the Manchester United man would miss the first match for "a couple of days". He added that he would have "no problem" in selecting teenagers Jadon

HIGUAIN TO GO BACK TO JUVE

Chelsea loanee Gonzalo Higuain could return to Juventus should the English club decide against acquiring his services for next season. The Argentine was sent to AC Milan on loan following the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo in the summer of 2018, before a January switch to Chelsea on another loan deal. Although the

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