4. OFF THE POST: Belgian squad scuffles with Portuguese press
A pair of Portuguese photographers alleged that they were punched and kicked by
two members of the Belgian national team delegation as they tried to take photos
of the Belgian players at the Lisbon airport, where the Belgian team arrived for
Saturday's European Championship qualifier.
The trouble reportedly started when Portuguese journalists tried to approach
Belgium goalkeeper Stijn Stijnen, who had been quoted in a Belgian
newspaper as saying, "After two minutes we will normally have to attack
[Portugal star Cristiano] Ronaldo so much that he will have to leave the field."
Stijnen, who is being investigated by UEFA for the comments, claims he was
No comments yet.
Recent Soccer America Daily
U.S. Abroad: Arena watches Pulisic and Johnson Dec. 4, 3:31 p.m.
New U.S. national team coach Bruce Arena watched Christian Pulisic play at Borussia Dortmund as he ...
U.S. U-17s boys romp again, beat Turkey, 5-1 Dec. 3, 10:52 a.m.
After opening the Nike International Friendlies with a 7-1 win over Portugal, the U.S. U-17 boys ...
U-20 WWC: USA falls to Japan in third-place game Dec. 3, 10:18 a.m.
Japan outshot the USA 29-3 while beating the Americans 1-0 in the third-place game at the ...
U.S. Abroad: Alvarado headed to Santos for Torneo Clausura Dec. 2, 10:57 p.m.
Ventura Alvarado is back in the starting lineup at Mexican giant Club America, which tied Necaxa, ...
U.S. Abroad: Gooch faces three-month layoff Dec. 2, 4:25 p.m.
Sunderland's Lynden Gooch, who made his English Premier League debut in August and U.S. national team ...
What They're Saying: Roberto Assis Dec. 2, 3:52 a.m.
"It is a very difficult time. Later on, if there is a contact, we can talk. ...
Women's College Cup: Upstarts battle former champs Dec. 2, 3:36 a.m.
The Division I women's season is down to its final weekend. Georgetown and West Virginia are ...
MLS Cup Countdown: Stars escape major injuries Dec. 2, 3:25 a.m.
Both MLS Cup finalists had key players limp off in the second legs of the conference ...
MLS Preseason: Tournaments set at three sites Dec. 2, 2:59 a.m.
The 2016 MLS season doesn't wrap up for another week, but teams are already finalizing plans ...
What They're Saying: Gareth Southgate Dec. 2, 2:39 a.m.
"The days are gone from when I was younger where we did have beers after a ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives