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#Friendlies

# friendlies - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

As it happened: Ireland v Bulgaria, International friendly Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Ireland v Bulgaria, International friendly

We went minute-by-minute as Mick McCarthy’s men welcomed Bulgaria to the Aviva Stadium.

# friendlies - Monday 19 August, 2019

Argentina call up Brighton youngster Mac Allister for the first time

Manager Lionel Scaloni has named an inexperienced panel featuring seven uncapped players and no Lionel Messi.

# friendlies - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Bale back in Real Madrid squad after being snubbed by Zidane for four matches

The Wales international’s last appearance for the Spanish side was in July.

# friendlies - Thursday 1 August, 2019

'I was very impressed with him' - Lampard hails Pulisic following brace New Signing This post contains videos

'I was very impressed with him' - Lampard hails Pulisic following brace

The winger came in for special praise as the Chelsea head coach reflected on his side’s 5-3 win against Salzburg.

# friendlies - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Late Mata penalty settles Oslo friendly Tuning Up This post contains videos

Late Mata penalty settles Oslo friendly

A Manchester United side lacking sharpness escaped with a last-gasp 1-0 friendly win against Norwegian side Kristiansund on Tuesday.

# friendlies - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Andres Iniesta has 'no regrets' about leaving Barcelona at 34 to play in Japan

The World Cup winner played against former side in a friendly and insists he is happy with his decision.

# friendlies - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Who's playing who in the build-up to the World Cup in Japan?

Eight busy weeks lie ahead before the action gets underway at the World Cup.

# friendlies - Thursday 11 July, 2019

6 of the best for Liverpool as Marseille beaten by Accrington

Rhian Brewster netted a double in a comprehensive win against Tranmere Rovers.

# friendlies - Sunday 24 March, 2019

Brazil boss refusing to panic after woeful Panama draw

Tite is not too concerned by the disappointing performance.

# friendlies - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Ireland to face Bulgaria and New Zealand in Dublin as FAI confirm 2019 friendlies

Mick McCarthy’s men will face Bulgaria and New Zealand before important Euro 2020 qualifiers later this year.

# friendlies - Thursday 15 November, 2018

As it happened: Ireland vs Northern Ireland, International friendly

We went minute-by-minute as Ireland welcomed Michael O’Neill’s men to the Aviva Stadium.

# friendlies - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

'Sometimes he is a little too laid-back' - Dutch boss says Van Dijk must improve VVD

'Sometimes he is a little too laid-back' - Dutch boss says Van Dijk must improve

Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman is demanding improvement from the Liverpool defender.

# friendlies - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Rashford arguably developing more quickly than Ronaldo and Kane, says Southgate

England manager Gareth Southgate says Marcus Rashford is a special talent who needs time to develop.

# friendlies - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

'There's no way I'm going to stand for a situation like this' - Neymar claims 'lack of respect' after yellow card

The Brazil captain felt he was harshly booked during his side’s rout of El Salvador in Washington

# friendlies - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

As it happened: Poland v Ireland, International friendly

Join us for live minute-by-minute coverage as Ireland attempt to end a turbulent international break on a high note against Poland.

# friendlies - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Joe Schmidt's Ireland confirm 2019 World Cup warm-up schedule

Ireland will take on England, Wales and Italy next year.

# friendlies - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Ex-Arsenal midfielder named temporary Denmark boss as futsal players set to line out

John Jensen has been put in charge of the crisis-hit nation ahead of tomorrow’s meeting with Slovakia.

# friendlies - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Liverpool conclude free-scoring pre-season with win over Torino

Roberto Firmino, Georginio Wijnaldum and Daniel Sturridge were on target for Liverpool after Fabinho missed a penalty.

# friendlies - Monday 4 June, 2018

Watch: Bournemouth star scores late equaliser as Netherlands draw with Italy Report This post contains videos

Watch: Bournemouth star scores late equaliser as Netherlands draw with Italy

Italy looked to be heading for a friendly victory courtesy of Simone Zaza’s goal, but Nathan Ake had other ideas.

# friendlies - Sunday 3 June, 2018

De Gea makes rare goalkeeping error as Spain are held in pre-World Cup friendly

Spain’s two-year unbeaten run under coach Julen Lopetegui continued with a 1-1 draw against Switzerland in Villarreal on Sunday.

# friendlies - Saturday 2 June, 2018

As it happened: Ireland vs USA, international friendly

We went minute-by-minute as Ireland took on the United States in an international friendly at the Aviva Stadium.

'Every medical report says he will make it' - manager confident Egypt will have Salah at World Cup

The Liverpool forward is nursing his way back from an untimely shoulder injury, but he is expected to play some part in Russia this summer.

# friendlies - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Northern Ireland held by England's World Cup opponents

Michael O’Neill handed three debuts out during last night’s draw with Panama.

Messi warms up for Argentina's World Cup challenge with hat-trick at La Bombonera All Too Easy This post contains videos

Messi warms up for Argentina's World Cup challenge with hat-trick at La Bombonera

Jorge Sampaoli’s side hammered Caribbean minnows Haiti in Buenos Aires, with their talisman scoring three.

# friendlies - Monday 28 May, 2018

As it happened: France v Ireland, international friendly

France took on Ireland, with Martin O’Neill giving a number of youngsters the chance to impress.

# friendlies - Thursday 24 May, 2018

First senior call-ups for League of Ireland pair as O'Neill confirms squad for upcoming friendlies

Martin O’Neill has announced his final squad as Ireland prepare to France and the United States next week.

# friendlies - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Neymar nearing injury comeback for Brazil as World Cup looms

Brazil hope the PSG superstar will be back from injury for their friendly against the European nation at Anfield.

# friendlies - Friday 23 March, 2018

As it happened: Turkey v Ireland, international friendly

Martin O’Neill’s side were on the road for their first game of 2018.

# friendlies - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Uefa confirm the Nations League will impact on Euro 2020 qualifying Fyi

Uefa confirm the Nations League will impact on Euro 2020 qualifying

It was also explained that the new competition will replace “most friendlies”.

# friendlies - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo takes out frustration on Fiorentina with stunning goal World Class This post contains videos

Cristiano Ronaldo takes out frustration on Fiorentina with stunning goal

The Portuguese star is banned from competitive domestic action for another three games.

# friendlies - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Brilliant Muller strike upstages debutant Morata as Bayern get the better of Chelsea Bayern Munich This post contains videos

Brilliant Muller strike upstages debutant Morata as Bayern get the better of Chelsea

Carlo Ancelotti led his current club to victory over his former employers and compatriot Antonio Conte this afternoon.

# friendlies - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Arsenal's record signing Lacazette scores minutes into his debut Quick Off The Mark This post contains videos

Arsenal's record signing Lacazette scores minutes into his debut

The French striker was on target for the Gunners during their pre-season tour in Sydney.

# friendlies - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Watch: Marko Grujic scores stunner as Liverpool rout Tranmere Easy This post contains videos

Watch: Marko Grujic scores stunner as Liverpool rout Tranmere

Meanwhile, club captain Jordan Henderson made his return following a long-term injury.

# friendlies - Monday 10 July, 2017

20-year-old Ajax midfielder remains in induced coma after on-field collapse

Abdelhak Nouri’s heart is functioning properly but tests cannot be conducted on the player’s brain and he remains under supervision in hospital.

# friendlies - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Pique blames the media after being subjected to whistles by Spain fans Boo Boys This post contains videos

Pique blames the media after being subjected to whistles by Spain fans

The Barcelona defender is angry with the press, while Radamel Falcao became Colombia’s all-time record goalscorer in last night’s game.

# friendlies - Sunday 4 June, 2017

As it happened: Ireland v Uruguay, international friendly

The Boys in Green faced South American opposition at Lansdowne Road.

# friendlies - Friday 2 June, 2017

As it happened: Ireland v Mexico, International Friendly

Ireland took on Mexico in the US, as Martin O’Neill’s side prepared for the vital World Cup qualifier with Austria.

# friendlies - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

As it happened: Ireland v Iceland, International friendly

We were back at the Aviva Stadium as Martin O’Neill’s much-changed side faced Iceland.

# friendlies - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Barcelona's €30m striker finally bags first goal for the club Monkey Off The Back This post contains videos

Barcelona's €30m striker finally bags first goal for the club

The Catalan giants defeated Al Ahli 5-3 in Qatar with Paco Alcacer on the scoresheet.

# friendlies - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

'He doesn't need to apologise, I'll see him soon' - Dier accuses Herrera of elbowing him

The players will be in opposition when Spurs play Manchester United next month.

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