Previous
Huddersfield Town
Reading
2:00 PM UTC
Game Details
TSV Eintracht Braunschweig
VfL Wolfsburg
6:30 PM UTC
Leg 2Aggregate: 0 - 1
Game Details
Al-Ain
Esteghlal
6:45 PM UTC
Leg 2Aggregate: 0 - 1
Game Details
Al Ahli
Al-Ahly
7:00 PM UTC
Leg 2Aggregate: 1 - 1
Game Details
Japan U19
Cuba U20
3:00 PM UTC
Game Details
England U18
Angola U20
5:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Next

Trending: Ederson to cost more than Buffon

Latest
Read

What a Wembley playoff final is like

ESPN FC United
Read

5 talking points from the NPFL weekend

NPFL
Read

Ngezi tighten grip on top spot

Zimbabwe Premier League
Read

Ferdinand's flight of fancy

A report in the Daily Mail has revealed that Rio Ferdinand, who pullled out of the England squad due to a back injury, is set to travel to Qatar in a 15-hour round trip to commentate on the game for TV station Al Jazeera. Ferdinand added to England's defensive crisis ahead of their 2014 World Cup qualifier with San Marino by pulling out of the squad "due to the detailed pre-planned training and medical programme he must follow". However, reports that Ferdinand is set to undertake an ardous plane journey (albeit one likely to be taken in first-class) will not please the England fans as he arrives in Doha. Ferdinand defended his decision saying 'haters gonna hate' on Thursday morning when he tweeted:

The Aspire Academy is a state of the art facility in Doha which opened in 2005 and has hosted major sporting events such as the IAAF World Indoor Championships for athletics. Al Jazeera sports chief Duncan Walkinshaw told the paper: "We've been talking with Rio about coming out to Qatar for over two years and finally everything fitted into place. Big pundit names are very popular on the Arabic channels even if their comments have to be translated. "It's up to United and Rio how he looks after his fitness. But the sports medicine facilities over here are second to none and United came here for hot weather training in January."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.