Browsing International Friendlies

International Friendlies – Results & Match Highlights

Posted on 6 Mar, 2014, by in Soccer

Not everyone is happy about the friendly matches hurting the continuity of the European season, but national teams need to prepare for the World Cup, with Spain beating Italy and France impressing against the Netherlands standing at the front of the international break. More

Best International Friendlies To Watch

Posted on 6 Feb, 2013, by in Soccer

We don’t mind international friendlies, as long as they don’t get in the way of the league matches. In some sort of preview to the Champions League, five quite interesting matches have been set up for the midweek international break: Spain playing Uruguay, England vs Brazil, Netherlands hosting Italy, France taking on Germany and the Lionel Messi – Zlatan Imbrahimovic duel in Argentina vs Sweden. More

International Friendlies – Who Needs Them

Posted on 14 Nov, 2012, by in Featured

Roy Hodgson and other coaches can talk all they want about opportunities to test new players and new formations, but the whole international friendly scene is feeling more and more useless; a foundation for FA’s to make a few extra dollars/euros/pounds while disrupting the flow of club football which people actually care about and putting players at risk of injury. More

Away Teams Enjoy International Friendlies

Posted on 1 Mar, 2012, by in Soccer

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick for Argentina against Switzerland, his first for the national team, as did Roberto Soldado for Spain. Arjen Robben saved his best for last with a brace and injury time winner against England, France stunned the Germans and Clint Dempsey scored the only goal in the United States’ first win over Italy. More