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Spain squad announced for games against Israel and France

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Spain chief coach Julen Lopetegui on Friday recalled key footballers to his squad for the forthcoming 2018 World Cup qualifying game at home against Israel and the friendly with France away.

Defenders Sergio Ramos and Gerard Pique, who were both injured for the last internationals in November, return to the side, along with Andres Iniesta, Jordi Alba and Chelsea striker Diego Costa, who were also unable to play four months ago because of physical problems.

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Teenage striker Kylian Mbappe called up to French national team squad

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Teenage striker Kylian Mbappe got the nod from France's football squad for the first time as head coach Didier Deschamp named a 24-member squad.

Mbappe, who scored 11 goals in his last 11 appearances for Monaco, on Wednesday helped the Ligue 1 club eliminate Manchester City in the Champions League last 16 with his opening goal.

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Brazil squad announced for World Cup qualifiers

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Brazil football team head coach Tite has recalled forward Diego Souza and midfielder Diego for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Paraguay later this month. Souza, who netted 31 goals for Brazil's Sport Recife last year, on Friday replaced injured Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus while former Atletico Madrid player Diego was rewarded for his outstanding form with Flamengo.

Both players impressed during Brazil's 1-0 victory over Colombia in an unofficial friendly in January to raise money for the Chapecoense air crash.

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Brazil National Coach Tite drawing all the plaudits after 6 match winning run

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Brazil have "turned the page" after their humiliating 1-7 World Cup semi-final loss to Germany on home soil in 2014, according to national coach Tite. They have won each of their six matches under Tite, who replaced Dunga after the team's group stage elimination at the Copa America in June.

"Turn the page is an expression that describes it well," the 55-year-old former Corinthians coach said on Monday. "We are starting a new chapter with the team in which we are qualifying for the World Cup and consolidating the team with a game plan that is efficient and beautiful."

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US Soccer sack Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann

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U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati announced today that Jurgen Klinsmann has been relieved of his duties as head coach of the U.S. Men's National Team and Technical Director for U.S. Soccer.

Klinsmann began his tenure as head coach on July 29, 2011, and compiled a 55-27-16 record during his tenure. In 2013, he led the team on a record-setting 12-game winning streak, the longest in program history. The 16 victories and .761 winning percentage in 2013 are all-time U.S. MNT records for a calendar year. In 2014, the team advanced out of the "Group of Death" and reached the Round of 16 in the FIFA World Cup. Most recently, the MNT finished fourth in the 2016 Copa America Centenario held in the United States.

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Per-Mathias Hogmo resigns as Norway Head Coach

Norway's football team chief coach Per-Mathias Hogmo announced his resignation on Wednesday after three years in charge amid disappointing results of the side, which holds the penultimate position in Group C of the UEFA qualifications for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Hogmo took the decision in agreement with the Football Association of Norway, according to a statement by the latter, explaining that he resigned to alleviate the pressure on the team following the recent disappointing results.

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World Cup Qualifier: Ecuador bounce back with 3-0 demolition of Venezuela

Ecuador dominated Venezuela 3-0 to move closer to qualifying for the 2018 World Cup and demolish whatever hopes the visitors still harboured of making the trip to Russia.

Arturo Mina opened the scoring for the hosts in the 51st minute in Quito on Tuesday. Miller Bolaños and Enner Valencia added goals in the 82nd and 84th, respectively.

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