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Burnley’s Jeff Hendrick  scores the winning goal against Everton at Turf Moor. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire.

Burnley 1 Everton 0 Jeff Hendrick grabbed the winning goal for Burnley against Everton in a clash at Turf Moor that saw his Republic of Ireland teamm(...)

 Switzerland’s head coach Vladimir Petkovic at a  press conference at the Aviva stadium ahead of Thursday’s Euro 2020 qualifier against the Republic of Ireland. Photograph:  Georgios Kefalas/EPA

Switzerland boss Vladimir Petkovic has warned the Republic of Ireland it would be a mistake to read too much into Xherdan Shaqiri’s absence from Dubli(...)

Jordan Pickford saves Josip Drmic’s penalty to see England beat Switzerland on penalties. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty

Switzerland 0 England 0 (England win 6-5 on penalties) This was a game too far, long before it drifted apologetically into extra time, or culminated (...)

Switzerland’s Josip Drmic celebrates scoring their second goal with teammates in their 2018 World Cup Group E clash . Photo: Matthew Childs/Reuters

Switzerland 2 Costa Rica 2 After a week in which not much football has been discussed, Switzerland were probably just grateful to get this game out o(...)

England striker Wayne Rooney fires home  from the penalty spot to score his 50th international goal, taking over from Bobby Robson as  the country’s all-time  goal scorer. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

England 2 Switzerland 0 As Wayne Rooney took the ball in his hands, Wembley lit up with a thousand and one flash bulbs. Everyone, it seemed, wanted a (...)

USA’s DeAndre Yedlin gives chase as Belgium’s Eden Hazard closes in on goal during their last-16 game. His coach, Marc Wilmots, will be looking for some inspiration from the Chelsea midfielder.

The football talk in Brazil this week has been all about emotion, and how the gladiators of the national team are struggling to control theirs. You ca(...)

 Angel Di Maria celebrates  with team-mate Lionel Messi after scoring Argentina’s winning goal in extra-time during the World Cup Round of 16  game against Switzerland at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo. Photograph: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters

Anyone who is following the World Cup from Brazil has to have been struck by the enormous pressure on Neymar, the 22-year-old who is carrying the coun(...)

Swiss players  show their dejection as Argentinian players celebrate their victory after extra-time at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photo: Emilio Lavandeira/EPA

In a tense match won by a goal that just saved them from facing the lottery of a penalty shootout, Argentina revealed how risky is their strategy of r(...)

Switzerland’s goalkeeper Diego Benaglio fails to save a shot from Argentina’s Angel Di Maria as he scores the winning goal in the second half of extra-time in the World Cup Round of 16  in Sao Paulo. Photograph: Paul Hanna/Reuters

Argentina 1 Switzerland 0 (aet, 0-0 after 90 mins)If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again. And then perhaps try once more. In the end, if y(...)

 Switzerland’s Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates his second goal against  Honduras  at the Arena Amazonia in Manaus. Photograph: EPA

Honduras 0 Switzerland 3Four years ago to the day, Honduras held Switzerland to a scoreless draw in South Africa, denying Ottmar Hitzfeld’s side a pla(...)

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