Netherlands v Italy – first game without Danny Blind for the Dutch Netherlands v Italy. With the Netherlands in critical danger of missing out on a second successive major tournament at the 2018 World Cup next summer, Danny Blind was sacked following a 2-0 defeat to Bulgaria that leaves them four points of the top of their qualifying group. Given the quality t.. MARCH 27, 2017
Sebastian Vettel beats Lewis Hamilton to first Grand Prix of 2017 The first Formula One race of the 2017 season was won by Sebastian Vettel in Australia, showing that the era of Mercedes domination in the sport may soon be over. Despite starting in pole position, Lewis Hamilton could not turn it into a victory that many expected, Vettel taking advantage of his .. MARCH 27, 2017
2017 Formula One Australian Grand Prix – Hamilton looks set to win Down Under Northern Ireland v Norway. After their remarkable adventure at France 2016, reaching the last-16, Northern Ireland are now looking to qualify for their first World Cup since 1986. Overtaking current leaders in Group C Germany will be almost impossible, with the world champions on maximum points.. MARCH 24, 2017
Northern Ireland v Norway – a home win would keep their World Cup dream alive Northern Ireland v Norway. After their remarkable adventure at France 2016, reaching the last-16, Northern Ireland are now looking to qualify for their first World Cup since 1986. Overtaking current leaders in Group C Germany will be almost impossible, with the world champions on maximum points.. MARCH 24, 2017
Belgium v Greece – top-of-the-table clash in Group H Belgium v Greece. Belgium host Greece in Group H on Saturday, in what is first against second in the battle for World Cup 2018 qualification. Roberto Martinez has enjoyed a strong start as manager since being sacked from his Everton role, replacing Marc Wilmots as national team coach – th.. MARCH 24, 2017
Lewis Hamilton quickest in practice ahead of season opener Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton was fastest in the first two practice sessions at the Australian Grand Prix, ahead of Sunday’s curtain-raiser in the 2017 Formula One season. The 32-year-old, who lost out to his team-mate Nico Rosberg for the title last season, topped the standings, showing tha.. MARCH 24, 2017
Chile v Argentina – a crucial match in World Cup qualification Spain v Israel. Group G is one of the most competitive in the UEFA qualifying for the World Cup in Russia next year. Spain and Italy are the two sides pushing for the top spot, though after four games Israel are just a point behind the pair on nine and are seeking a place in what would be only .. MARCH 23, 2017
Colombia v Bolivia – three points needed for the hosts in World Cup qualifying Colombia v Bolivia. Despite the remarkable talent at the disposal of José Pékerman, and their fantastic showing at the last World Cup, Colombia are far from guaranteed to reach the tournament next summer in Russia. The CONMEBOL group is always incredibly tight, with only the top f.. MARCH 23, 2017
Spain v Israel – an important clash in Group G Spain v Israel. Group G is one of the most competitive in the UEFA qualifying for the World Cup in Russia next year. Spain and Italy are the two sides pushing for the top spot, though after four games Israel are just a point behind the pair on nine and are seeking a place in what would be only .. MARCH 23, 2017
Uruguay v Brazil – first against second in CONMEBOL qualification Uruguay v Brazil. The CONMEBOL qualification section is one of the most hotly contested in the road to the 2018 Russian World Cup, with only four teams guaranteed a berth at the finals. As it stands, Brazil – hosts of the last tournament – are heading there easily, with 27 points af.. MARCH 22, 2017