Foul-mouthed Messi banned for four Argentina games
Zurich, Switzerland (AFP) — Barcelona star Lionel Messi was suspended for four Argentina matches by FIFA yesterday for swearing at an assistant referee, a ban that will see the striker miss out on decisive qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup. Messi was found guilty of “having directed insulting words at an assistan ...More
Dutch suffer World Cup shock, Ronaldo in 70-goal landmark
PARIS, France (AFP) — The Netherlands’ hopes of reaching the World Cup finals suffered a major setback yesterday when the three-time runners-up slumped to a shock 2-0 defeat to Bulgaria. The loss left the Dutch six points behind Group A leaders France, who beat Luxembourg 3-1, and down in fourth spot, three back ...More
This is not the time for celebrations, cautions Warriors coach Lawrence
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Head Coach Dennis Lawrence says Trinidad and Tobago’s (T&T) celebrations over the Panama victory will be short-lived as the side must now focus all their attention on Tuesday’s massive clash against Mexico here. The hosts revived their 2018 World Cup dream when they edged ...More