Shelley Kerr says her Scotland team remain optimistic they can make it beyond the group stage at their debut women’s World Cup as they prepare to face former champions Japan on Friday.
New Zealand had no reward for a dogged defensive display against the Netherlands on Tuesday when a stoppage-time goal denied them a point in their Women’s World Cup opener, but coach Tom Sermanni says their campaign is far from over.
Switzerland’s top prosecutor defended his handling of a high-profile investigation into soccer corruption on Saturday amid scrutiny of closed-door meetings he has held with FIFA President Gianni Infantino.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer completed Manchester United’s most famous comeback at Camp Nou in 1999 and he will try to oversee another there on Tuesday when his team take on Barcelona.
Mohamed Salah’s second-half penalty was enough to give Premier League leaders Liverpool a 1-0 win away to Brighton on Saturday that saw them go seven points clear at the top of the table.