Sneijder calls time on international football

Amsterdam, March 4 : Dutch attacking midfielder Wesley Sneijder on Sunday announced his retirement from international football following a discussion with newly appointed national team coach Ronald Koeman. Koeman and Sneijder spoke about the future of their nation. “Wesley is one of the best Dutch footballers of recent years. A great player with a great […]

Fiorentina captain Astori dies

Florence (Italy), March 4 : ACF Fiorentina captain and Italian international Davide Astori, 31, has died due to a sudden illness, the Italian football club announced on Sunday. “Fiorentina are profoundly shaken and forced to announce that club captain Davide Astori has died, caught by a sudden illness,” Fiorentina said in a statement. According to […]

Sevilla remain in hunt for Champions League berth with 2-0 win over Bilbao

Sevilla (Spain), March 4 : Sevilla defeated Athletic Bilbao 2-0 here in the 27th-round action of the La Liga football championship, keeping themselves in the battle for a Champions League berth next season. Bilbao’s starting line-up at Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium on Saturday suggested that head coach Jose Angel Ziganda’s priority was the first leg of […]