Ryan Giggs named Wales manager

Ryan Giggs has been appointed Wales manager on a four-year contract. ‘I can’t wait to start’ – Giggs The FAW confirmed the appointment on social media and in a statement Giggs said: “I am so proud to have been given the honour of managing the national team. “The challenges that we have ahead of us…

England to trial VAR in friendly with Germany

(Reuters) – England’s FA will trial the video assistant referee (VAR) system when the national side host world champions Germany in a friendly at Wembley on Friday, The Times reported. Matches between England and Germany have seen several controversial decisions in the past including Frank Lampard’s disallowed goal in the 2010 World Cup and Geoff…

First Ballon d’Or nominees announced

The first Ballon d’Or nominees have been announced with Harry Kane, Philippe Coutinho and N’Golo Kante three of the players nominated from the Premier League. France Football, who organise the event following the split from FIFA, are staggering the announcement and are releasing the names in batches of five. Kante is the first Premier League…