Scotland's ailing World Cup qualifying hopes were given a late and much-needed boost when substitute Chris Martin scored a dramatic 88th minute winner which sealed a 1-0 win over Slovenia at Hampden Park.
Defender Russell Martin had the ball in the net early in the first half only to be punished for an infringement before striker Leigh Griffiths twice hit the woodwork.
Time seemed to be running out for Gordon Strachan's side but with two minutes remaining Martin -- on for James Morrison -- took...
Germany survived a first-half wobble to defeat Azerbaijan 4-1 and maintain their 100 percent record in World Cup qualifying.
It seemed to be plain sailing for the 2014 winners when Andre Schurrle put the visitors ahead on 19 minutes, meeting Jonas Hector's pass to hit home, but Azerbaijan were soon back in it.
Dimitrij Nazarov's right-footed effort beat Bernd Leno to surprise the Group C heavyweights, but parity did not last long.
Schurrle found Thomas Muller and the Bayern Munich ace...
Slovenia are up to second in World Cup Qualifying European Group F after Benjamin Verbic's delightful finish just after half-time earned them a 1-0 victory in Malta.
Verbic met Jasmin Kurtic's cross from the right with a clever flick in the 47th minute that beat Maltese goalkeeper Andrew Hogg.
The result takes unbeaten Slovenia to eight points from four games, two behind leaders England, who they drew 0-0 with last time out in Ljubljana.
Malta, yet to pick up a point, are bottom of the pool and have...
GENEVA -- UEFA broke no rules when it sent a multimillion dollar loan for a betting company investment by the Slovenian football federation, according to a document seen by The Associated Press.
The €4 million ($4.4m) deal in June 2015 -- which a UEFA report says was "granted in real exception" -- has been scrutinised because it was signed off by then-UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino and then-Slovenian football president Aleksander Ceferin.
They have since won unexpected elections as...