India cancel football friendly against Barbados

Indian football team`s tour of the West Indies is turning out to be a hugely controversial.

Argentina defeats Albania 4-0 in friendly

Lionel Messi and Carlos Tevez both scored as Argentina defeated Albania 4-0 in a friendly in its last warm-up before the Copa America -- the continental championship.

Germany rescued by late goal against Ivory Coast

An injury-time goal by Lukas Podolski earned Germany a 2-2 friendly draw against Ivory Coast on Wednesday, the home team`s first game since last week`s suicide of national keeper Robert Enke.

Elmander ends goal drought as Sweden edge past Finland

Johan Elmander`s first international goal for two years gave Sweden a 1-0 victory over Finland in Wednesday`s friendly.

Olic double helps Croatia to vital Belarus win

Two goals from Ivica Olic helped Croatia strengthen their World Cup qualifying claims with a 3-1 win over Belarus on Wednesday.

Cahill stars as Australia thump Ireland 3-0 in friendly

Australia outclassed Ireland 3-0 in Limerick on Wednesday, with two Tim Cahill goals and a late Dave Carney strike deciding the host`s first home international played outside Dublin in 24 years.

France squeeze past Faroes, Germany toil in Baku

France squeezed a 1-0 victory out of an unconvincing performance in Wednesday`s World Cup qualifier in the Faroe Islands while Germany laboured to a 2-0 win in Azerbaijan.