The reaction said it all, Emiliano Martinez sprawled, spent, his very last drop given in the cause of his country. Nicolas Otamendi knew it too, collapsed alongside his goalkeeper, a win and a place in the last eight of this World Cup only then finally and mercifully secured.It had taken every effort, every sinew of the two-time winners, dreamers of a third in a fortnight’s time, to survive an onslaught from an Australia that never thought they would be here at all.Their fairytale tournament is now over, the stadium they qualified for Qatar in against Peru back in June,...
“There was still time for one more echo from the past. In the final seconds, the ball broke loose in the Argentina box and Australia’s second half substitute Garang Kuol, who has never started a senior game for his club, Central Coast Mariners, or his country and is the child of refugees, found the goal briefly at his mercy and history beckoning.
Pele. Sellouts at Hampden and Tynecastle. Future superstars. Saudis with suspicious passports. Facial hair. Penalty shootouts. Being stood up by a girl. An Amsterdam nightclub. Bus drivers buying booze for kids. A house party. And Craig Brown. The under-16 World Cup finals of 1989 has long since been woven into...
Nothing this precious ever came easy. Argentina qualified for the quarter-finals of the World Cup with a performance that mixed two parts ecstasy with one part agony. They secured a two-goal lead through Lionel Messi and Julián Álvarez, played some of their most unfettered and spellbinding football of the tournament so far, peppered the Australian goal with shots during a gripping second half.
Robbie Neilson says 'all hell broke loose' after Hearts friendly with Almeria is abandoned because of a brawl
Hearts manager Robbie Neilson responded to the events of his sides friendly game in Spain against Almeria, which had to be abandoned in the first half because of a full-on brawl. The Tynecastle side were in Spain playing their second friendly in as many days, as they gear up for...
Goals from Jamie Paterson and Ryan Manning saw Swansea City end their week in Scotland with victory over Dundee United at Tannadice. Paterson opened the scoring just before the break when he read a back pass and swooped to round the keeper and score. Manning added to Swansea’s tally around...
Goals in either half ensured victory for the Swans as we kicked off the first of our mid-season friendlies with a tough test at Tannadice. It’s been three weeks since the Terrors were last in action - with Liam Fox making six changes to the side that were defeated by Aberdeen back in mid-November.
Nothing so precious comes easily. Argentina qualified for the quarter-finals world Cup A performance that blends two parts ecstasy with one part pain. They took a two-goal lead through Lionel Messi and Julian Alvarez, and played some of their best matches in the tournament so far, punctuating the Australian goal with shots during a brilliant second half.
THE rich precedent of Argentinian World Cup stars playing for British clubs goes right back to Ossie Ardiles and Ricky Villa driving up White Hart Lane in the aftermath of the ticker tape and Mario Kempes at Buenos Aires’ Estadio Monumental, in the summer of 1978. But the notion...
Lionel Messi marked his 1,000th senior national team appearance with the opening goal as Argentina booked their place in the World Cup quarter-finals by defeating Australia 2-1. Essi produced the first moment of quality to break the deadlock near the end of the first half and Julian Alvarez pounced on...
Messi finds a way to break resilient Aussies while the stars of Hearts, Celtic, Dundee United and St Mirren return to clubs with their heads held high
Defying all odds, Australia spent their time in Qatar proving that teamwork, cohesion, solid preparation, pride, heart and effort can plug holes in perceived limitations and help exceed expectations. But when dealing with gods of the game rather than mere mortals, sometimes these commodities just aren’t good enough. With...
Opinion Sport Culture Lifestyle Website of the Year Lionel Messi is the full-time leader of the Argentina celebrations
Show title World Cup 2022 Lionel Messi leads Argentina to victory over Australia.despite a last-minute scare from Jonathan Liew at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium on December 3, 2022, at 16:03 EST .Argentina reached the World Cup quarterfinals through a combination of joy and pain.Through Lionel Messi and Julián lvarez, they took a two-goal lead, played some of their most unrestrained and spellbinding football .
Our home fixture against Celtic in January has been rescheduled for broadcasting purposes. The match, initially scheduled for 3pm on Saturday the 28th January, will now take place the following day with a 4pm kick-off. New Fixture Details. Dundee United v Celtic. cinch Premiership. 4pm Sunday 29th January. Tannadice Park.
Scottish Premiership: Celtic’s trip to Dundee United and Livingston vs Hearts live on Sky | Football News
Livingston versus Hearts and Celtic’s trip to Dundee United are the latest Scottish Premiership games selected to be shown live on Sky Sports. Robbie Neilson will take his team to the Tony Macaroni Arena on Sunday January 29 looking for their first win over Livi this season. It was...
Inverness CT vs Dundee Prediction, Head-To-Head, Lineup, Betting Tips, Where To Watch Live Today Scottish Championship 2022 Match Details – December 3
After playing Ayr United to a 2-2 draw in the Championship, Inverness C.T. is ready for this game.Nathan Shaw (6′, 87′) was the only Inverness C.T. player named on the scoresheet.Ayr United received goals from Dipo Akinyemi (82′) and Mark McKenzie (66′).In recent games, Inverness C.T. have only occasionally kept a clean sheet.In fact, Inverness C.T. has conceded 11 goals in six of their previous six matches when their defense has been breached.
Line-Up Ollie Simpson returned to his spot at left-back as Ryan Moon made three alterations to the side which overcame Clachnacuddin, whilst Sean Borland and Conor May also returned to the XI. Owen Stirton, who scored on his full debut last week, dropped out of the squad entirely, as did Arron Donald and Rory MacLeod.