World Cup

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Arsenal Confirm Interest In Nigerian Starlet

Arsenal have confirmed their interest in Kelechi Iheanacho, according to the 17-year-old’s agent. Continue reading

The Future Of English Football Is Abroad – An Alternative View To England’s Problems At International Level

After a below par performance against Ukraine this week, it brings up the ever-recurring question of what’s next for England? Here’s The Youth Radar’s alternative solution. (Image: Telegraph). Continue reading

Iraq’s Next Generation Of Young Stars

Iraq’s recent success at the FIFA U20 World Cup hasn’t gone unnoticed in footballing circles and their success at this year’s tournament was primarily down to two young superstars. The Youth Radar takes a look at the two men that made that side tick. Continue reading

Paris St Germain Beat Monaco To France’s Next Big Thing, Lucas Digne

Lucas Digne has signed a five-year deal with French champions Paris St Germain. The capital club won the race to sign the left back over Monaco. Continue reading

Paul Pogba Wins FIFA U20 World Cup Golden Ball Award, Assufiah Takes Golden Boot

Paul Pogba picked up the Golden Ball Award while Ebenezer Assufiah took home the Golden Boot. Continue reading

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Mali U20 1-4 Mexico U20

Mexico enjoyed their maiden win of the FIFA U20 World Cup after beating African nation Mali. Marco Bueno got them off to the perfect start by scoring inside two minutes and Jesus Corona doubled the lead ten minutes later. Samba Diallo got one back for Mali but goals from Jesus Escoboza and Uvaldo Luna finished … Continue reading

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Australia U20 1-2 Turkey U20

Australia crashed out the FIFA U20 World Cup after defeat to the host nation. Turkey beat the Socceroos with goals from Hakan Calhanoglu and Okay Yokuslu in the second half. Jamie Maclaren gave Australia the lead on 54 minutes but they couldn’t hold on to secure the victory. Watch full video highlights below.

Peter Taylor Takes Positives From England Draw

Despite gaining a point in their opening game of the FIFA U20 World Cup, it should have been a lot more for Peter Taylor’s men. They chucked away a two goal lead to draw with Iraq, including conceding a stoppage time leveller. Conor Coady and Luke Williams put the Young Lions ahead before Ali Faez … Continue reading

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Colombia U20 1-1 Australia U20

Juan Fernando Quintero (featured image) couldn’t prevent Colombia having to settle for a point against Australia in their opening game of the FIFA U20 World Cup. Continue reading

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Turkey U20 3-0 El Salvador U20

A double from Enver Sahin either side of half-time, joined with Salih Ucan’s first half strike gave Turkey a comfortable victory in their first match of the FIFA U20 World Cup on home soil. Watch video highlights below.

FIFA U20 World Cup Preview – Group D

Mali, Paraguay, Mexico and Greece all come head to head in a group that really could go either way. Continue reading

FIFA U20 World Cup Preview – Group C

The host nation will face a tough test from Colombia in Group C, who have to be one of the favourites to take the eventual tournament crown. Juan Fernando Quintero could be the player that sets this group alight. El Salvador have been given a relatively generous draw with Australia also hungry for success. Continue reading

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