Franck Ribery has insisted he will not make a U-turn on his decision to retire from international football and says he has the blessing of France coach Didier Deschamps.
Ribery, 31, called it a day with Les Bleus this summer -- only two years before Euro 2016 in France -- in order to focus on his club career.
NYON, Switzerland -- UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Wales for a pitch invasion by fans during a 2-1 win at Andorra in a European Championship qualifier on Tuesday.
The Andorran federation is also facing sanctions after its players received six yellow cards and UEFA criticized "insufficient organization."
Gareth Bale struck twice to secure the win for Wales but some fans invaded the pitch to celebrate after the Real Madrid player scored the winner.
UEFA said a decision will...
After a week of the new, expanded and extended European championship qualifying round, Iain Macintosh has learned a few things.
It's practically impossible for big teams to mess up
Don't expect this to be a particularly interesting qualifying campaign. Thanks to Michel Platini's controversial expansion of the tournament, the big teams are really going to have to make an effort not to qualify.
The week's most surprising result, Portugal's 1-0 defeat to Albania, is unlikely to have any bearing on their...
Having copied his free kick technique, his hairstyle, his chiselled physique and even his place of work over the past couple of years, it would appear that Gareth Bale is now even closer to realising his dream of actually becoming Cristiano Ronaldo on a full-time basis.
After scoring the first of his two goals for Wales against mighty Andorra on Tuesday night, Bale celebrated with a routine lifted straight from his Real Madrid team-mate: leaping into the air, rotating 180 degrees and sticking...