The 29-year-old has been England captain on several occasions in the past and, with Wayne Rooney out of the squad due to injury and lack of first team opportunities with Manchester United, Hart has a chance to stake his claim for the armband in future.
Wales's Taylor 'in bits' over Coleman injury
Taylor was sent off in the 71st minute of Friday's goalless World Cup qualifying draw in Dublin, with Everton full-back Coleman taken off on a stretcher after his right foot was left dangling by an ugly foul.
Nigeria-Burkina Faso friendly cancelled
The NFF said seven Burkinabe players failed to secure British entry visas, forcing Monday's match at Barnet in north London to be shelved.
N’Golo Kante – One tree that makes a forest
I was one of the speakers at a recent retreat organised for top executives of a company early this week in Lagos. The title of the presentation was ‘winning through team work.’
Rohr promises better outing against Burkina Faso
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has promised Nigerians a better outing when the national team plays against Burkina Faso on Monday.Although many football pundits have praised the Eagles for the 1-1 draw they got from the game against Senegal on Thursday....
Football, track/field steal show at Akwa Ibom Festival
As the Akwa Ibom Youth Sports Festival entered its third day yesterday, football and track and field attracted a lot of attention due to the popularity of both sports.In the football event, Ikot Abasi, Ikot Ekpene and Ibeno have qualified for the quarterfinals in the secondary schools boys’ category.
Joshua tips Crolla to win rematch against Linares
Anthony Joshua has tipped Anthony Crolla to beat Jorge Linares when the pair meet in tonight’s WBA lightweight title rematch.The first encounter, which took place last September, saw three-weight world champion, Linares take the verdict on points.
De Bruyne unlikely to feature against Greece
Kevin De Bruyne is a doubt for Belgium’s match against Greece in World Cup qualifying.Belgium host Greece in Brussels today as Roberto Martinez’s men look to continue their perfect start to their Group H campaign.
Deschamps refuses to be drawn on exiled Benzema
A day after Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema demanded talks with the France coach over his ongoing international exile, Didier Deschamps flatly refused to discuss the matter.
Africa elected Ahmad for change, says Infantino
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Friday the election of Ahmad Ahmad as Confederation of African Football chief was "a vote for change" after almost 30 years under Cameroonian Issa Hayatou.