Wales made a winning start to their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign as Daniel James scored his first international goal on his competitive debut to give them a 1-0 home win over Slovakia in Group E.
Swansea midfielder James delighted the home fans in a packed Cardiff City Stadium when he robbed defender Peter Pekarik and unleashed a low shot past keeper Martin Dubravka in the fifth minute.
The Slovaks, who beat Hungary 2-0 at home in their opening match on Thursday, went close to snatching a draw...
Former Czechoslovakia striker Jozef Adamec, the youngest member of the team beaten 3-1 by Brazil in the final of the 1962 World Cup in Chile, has died. He was 76.
The Slovakia football association says Adamec died on Monday in hospital in Trnava. The cause of death was not disclosed.
He scored 14 goals in 44 international matches, including a hat trick against Brazil in a friendly in 1968.
Adamec netted 170 goals in the top division of the former Czechoslovakia, winning five titles with Spartak Trnava...
Sweden striker John Guidetti scored his first international goal in more than two years as they drew 1-1 with Slovakia in a friendly at the Friends Arena on Tuesday.
Hugely popular with Sweden's fans, Guidetti had managed only one goal, against Wales in June 2016, in his previous 24 appearances for his country.
Yet he popped up to rifle home a loose ball seven minutes into the second half, and his relief at ending his drought was palpable.
That strike, however, did little to relieve the pressure...