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# International Friendlies

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Ireland to play Norway and Malta in November
Two fixtures have been announced for Stephen Kenny’s side today.
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Qatar v Ireland, International friendly
Ireland faced Qatar as they aimed to secure a first win under Stephen Kenny.
Brilliant Coutinho free kick the highlight as win eases the pressure on Brazil boss
Lucas Paqueta and Danilo were also on target amid a 3-0 victory over South Korea.
Paddy McNair scores twice as Northern Ireland triumph against Czechs in five-goal thriller
A superb first-half display from Northern Ireland was enough to secure a 3-2 win over Czech Republic.
Watch: Daniel James continues impressive form with curling winner for Wales
The Man United winger’s first-half strike made it back-to-back victories for Ryan Giggs’ side.
Embarrassing own goal hands Northern Ireland fifth straight win
Kevin Malget had a night to forget at Windsor Park on Thursday.
Argentina call up Brighton youngster Mac Allister for the first time
Manager Lionel Scaloni has named an inexperienced panel featuring seven uncapped players and no Lionel Messi.
Messi given three-month Argentina ban for accusing CONMEBOL of 'corruption'
Messi was sent off as Argentina beat Chile 2-1 in the Copa America third-place play-off last month.
Griezmann scores as Mbappe picks up ankle knock in victory ahead of tough Euro qualifying trip
Thomas Lemar also scored in France’s 2-0 friendly win over Bolivia.
Messi: 'My six-year-old son asked me: 'Dad, why do they crucify you in Argentina?''
The Barcelona star has faced criticism for failing to match his club success with the national team.
Brazil boss Tite issues warning to Real Madrid youngster ahead of Copa America
Vinicius Junior could be excluded from the national team squad if he fails to impress for his club.
Man City's Jesus hits double to seal unconvincing win for Brazil
Tite’s team previously faced strong criticism after being held to a 1-1 draw by Panama.
Morocco seek clarification over Messi injury after agreeing to face Argentina 'first team' in friendly
Lionel Messi has been ruled out of Tuesday’s game in Tangier.
Brazil boss refusing to panic after woeful Panama draw
Tite is not too concerned by the disappointing performance.
Lionel Messi's long-awaited international return ends in shock defeat to Venezuela
Messi had not played for the national team since their elimination by France at the 2018 World Cup.
92nd-minute winner spares Wales' blushes as they're pushed all the way by Trinidad and Tobago
Liverpool youngster Ben Woodburn scored the late goal for Giggs’ men in the international friendly.
Messi ends international exile to return to Argentina squad
The Barcelona captain has not played for his country since the World Cup.
Leroy Sane scores first international goal for Germany as Löw's men stroll to victory
The Man City winger was left out of Germany’s World Cup squad but was on target during a comfortable win over Russia.
Wayne Rooney makes 120th and final appearance as Three Lions ease past USA
Goals from Jesse Lingard, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Callum Wilson saw England see off the USA.
Late drama sees Qatar pull off shock win over Switzerland side featuring Shaqiri and Xhaka
They’re separated by 88 places in the Fifa rankings.
Dutch midfielder scores first international goal to end Belgium's winning run
Arnaut Groeneveld’s goal ensured the friendly between Belgium and the Netherlands ended in a draw.
Miranda heads 93rd-minute winner as Brazil defeat Argentina in sapping Saudi Arabia heat
Brazil edged past Argentina in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday thanks to Miranda’s dramatic late winner.
Koeman claims Liverpool defender Van Dijk 'has been playing with two broken ribs for weeks'
The Dutch defender will sit out tonight’s friendly with Belgium, but his international manager believes he should be fine to return for the Reds this weekend.
Mancini's winless run continues with Italy on emotional night as Genoa bridge victims remembered
Ukraine held the Azzuri to a 1-1 draw.
'Sometimes he is a little too laid-back' - Dutch boss says Van Dijk must improve
Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman is demanding improvement from the Liverpool defender.
Pogba and Mourinho feud has been exaggerated, says France manager Deschamps
Paul Pogba’s relationship with Jose Mourinho has been under the spotlight this season, but Didier Deschamps is not concerned.
Bale backed for Wales captaincy by Giggs
Ashley Williams is expected to resume his captaincy duties against Spain but Ryan Giggs backed Gareth Bale as a future skipper.
Wales captain Bale named to face Spain and Ireland after shaking off groin strain
The Real Madrid superstar has been included by Ryan Giggs, having missed Tuesday night’s Champions League game.
Rashford arguably developing more quickly than Ronaldo and Kane, says Southgate
England manager Gareth Southgate says Marcus Rashford is a special talent who needs time to develop.
'There's no way I'm going to stand for a situation like this' - Neymar claims 'lack of respect' after yellow card
The Brazil captain felt he was harshly booked during his side’s rout of El Salvador in Washington
O'Neill hopeful of Arter return after Keane row
The Republic of Ireland manager was asked about the row involving the Cardiff City midfielder after tonight’s game.
Man City's Sane announces birth of daughter after withdrawing from Germany squad
Leroy Sane has thanked Germany boss Joachim Low for allowing him to be present for the birth of his daughter.
Diego Simeone's son fulfills prophecy with debut goal for Argentina
Giovanni Simeone scored on his debut for Argentina against Guatemala on Friday.
Ronaldo-less Portugal hold World Cup finalists thanks to Pepe header
Ivan Perisic opened the scoring for Croatia, but they were pegged back at the Estadio Algarve.
DBU reaches agreement with Denmark players to face Wales
A row over sponsorship and commercial rights has been temporarily resolved.
Stand-in manager blown away by Denmark's amateur 'heroes' in Slovakia defeat
A Denmark team made up of lower-league and futsal players held their own for large spells against Slovakia.
'He needs people who tell him what to do'
Germany may have welcomed Leroy Sane back, but Toni Kroos says the forward has room for improvement.
Ex-Arsenal midfielder named temporary Denmark boss as futsal players set to line out
John Jensen has been put in charge of the crisis-hit nation ahead of tomorrow’s meeting with Slovakia.
Everton star Richarlison earns first Brazil call-up
Richarlison is set to serve a three-match ban for Everton but he has been boosted by international recognition.
Lukaku stars with two goals and an assist as Belgium cruise to pre-World Cup friendly win
Belgium fought back from a goal down in Brussels as Romelu Lukaku inspired a resounding victory over Costa Rica.