Macedonia

  • Vicente Del Bosque goes with youth after World Cup fiasco August 29, 2014

    Madrid: Vicente del Bosque unveiled a rejuvenated Spain squad on Friday after the debacle at this summer's World Cup and the retirement of three key players from the team's most successful era. While stalwarts Xavi Hernandez, Xabi Alonso and David Villa retired from international competition after Spain flopped in their world...
  • Cameroon beat Macedonia 20 in World Cup warmup May 27, 2014

    Austria: Striker Pierre Webo picked up a left shoulder injury while scoring Cameroon's first goal in a 20 victory over Macedonia in a warmup game for the World Cup. Webo beat Macedonia goalkeeper Tome Pacovski with an acrobatic bicycle kick in the 52nd minute but landed on his arm and thus...
  • Champions Spain have comfortable draw for Euro 2016 February 23, 2014

    Nice, France: Two-time defending European champion Spain face a seemingly comfortable road to defend their title at Euro 2016 after being drawn in Group C along with Luxembourg, Macedonia, Belarus, Slovakia and Ukraine on Sunday. The Netherlands were drawn in a tougher-looking Group A and faces the Czech Republic, Turkey, Kazakhstan,...
  • India hopes Macedonia will support resolution on UNSC reforms March 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Welcoming Macedonia's support to New Delhi's candidature for permanent UN Security Council membership, India on Tuesday hoped the European country would also extend support for the G-4 Resolution seeking reforms in the working of the UN Security Council. Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, while welcoming a Parliamentary delegation from...
  • Insipid Portugal held to 00 draw by Macedonia May 27, 2012

    Leiria, Portugal: Portugal lacked fire and flair and were held to 00 at home by Macedonia on Saturday in a warmup match for the European Championship. Portugal's rare goal threats came mostly from Cristiano Ronaldo's longrange efforts, but the captain had little support and couldn't break down Macedonia's packed defence on...
  • Kuyt brace helps Holland defeat Macedonia April 2, 2009

    New Delhi: Holland had an easy evening against Macedonia and recorded a solid 40 win to make it 15 points from five matches in Group 9. Holland coach Bert van Marwijk missed the injured Robin van Persie and replaced him with Real Madrid playmaker Wesley Sneijder. The other 10 players...
  • Struggling England held by Macedonia October 8, 2006

    Manchester: A misfiring England had to settle for a 00 draw with Macedonia on Saturday that cut short their winning run in the Euro 2008 qualifiers. England, who notched a laboured 10 win over Macedonia in Skopje last month after crushing Andorra 50, were outplayed at times by their slickerpassing...