Football

Argentina ask Scaloni to stay in role

Argentina have asked interim coach Lionel Scaloni to stay in charge of the team until next year’s Copa America, the head of the Argentine Football Association (AFA) has confirmed. Scaloni, who was appointed to succeed Jorge Sampaoli after a disappointing World Cup in Russia where the South Americans won only one game and were knocked ...

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Keane’s record stands up

Robbie Keane retires as an Ireland hero and one of the Premier League’s top goalscorers. Adam Bate gets the views of former team-mates on Keane’s long career and his prospects as a coach… The announcement that Robbie Keane has officially retired from professional football is an appropriate time to assess his legacy and it is the retirement of another member ...

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WATCH: Southgate grilled by schoolkids!

Gareth Southgate was grilled by a room full of schoolchildren at a news conference as he launched the FA’s ‘We Only Do Positive’ handbook. The England manager, although always keen to work with younger players, is sure to have been out of his comfort zone at St George’s Park when a class of schoolkids quizzed him on the FA’s latest ...

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