Manager: Ottmar Hitzfeld
Best finish: Quarter-finals (1934, 1938 and 1954).
World Cup record: Played 33, Won 11, Drawn 6, Lost 16
Manager: Reinaldo Rueda
Best finish: Second round (2006).
World Cup record: Played 10, Won 4, Drawn 1, Lost 5.
Manager: Luis Fernando Suarez
Best finish: Group stages (1982, 2010)
World Cup record: P 9, W 0, D 3, L 6
Quite a debut in (...)
Manager: Didier Deschamps
Best finish: Champions (1998)
World Cup record: Played 59, Won 28, Drawn 12, Lost 19
France have (...)
England 2 Ecuador 2
Perhaps Roy Hodgson was correct and it was always a risk placing too much trust in a player of 19. Raheem Sterling is a pla(...)
Switzerland left it late as they struggled to a 2-0 win over a defensive, experimental Peru in their final friendly before the World Cup in Brazil.Ri(...)
Mexico beat Ecuador 3-1 in a friendly in Dallas on Saturday but the win was overshadowed by a broken leg for Luis Montes that has ruled the midfielde(...)
Connect with The Irish Times