Switzerland News

Switzerland's midfielder Granit Xhaka celebrates with teammates midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri (L) and midfielder Gokhan Inler after he scored the team's second goal during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Switzerland and Estonia at the Swisspo
Granit Xhaka tells Northern Ireland fans to stop complaining
Granit Xhaka claims that referee Ovidiu Hategan's contentious decision to point to the spot for Switzerland's win over Northern Ireland 'is not such a big topic'.
Nov 11, 21:26
Taras Stepanenko and Corry Evans during the Euro 2016 Group C match between Ukraine and Northern Ireland on July 16, 2016
Northern Ireland's Corry Evans apologises for wife's controversial tweet
Northern Ireland star Corry Evans issues an apology over an offensive tweet sent by his wife in the wake of the team's defeat to Switzerland.
Nov 10, 19:50
Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri in action during the Euro 2016 match against Romania on June 15, 2016
Xherdan Shaqiri: 'Switzerland worthy winners against Northern Ireland'
Xherdan Shaqiri does not know whether Switzerland deserved to win a penalty against Northern Ireland but believes that his side were worthy of their victory at Windsor Park.
Nov 9, 22:33
Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri in action during the Euro 2016 match against Romania on June 15, 2016
Xherdan Shaqiri: 'Switzerland are better than Northern Ireland'
Winger Xherdan Shaqiri claims that Switzerland possess more quality in their squad than World Cup playoff opponents Northern Ireland.
Nov 9, 16:58
Jonny Evans of West Bromwich Albion in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and West Bromwich Albion at Selhurst Park on October 3 , 2015
Jonny Evans to undergo groin scan
West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis hints that Jonny Evans could be a doubt for Northern Ireland's World Cup qualifying playoffs due to a groin injury.
Oct 21, 21:08
Michael O'Neill during the Euro 2016 Group C match between Ukraine and Northern Ireland on July 16, 2016
Michael O'Neill: "We're good enough"
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill says that he is convinced that his side can pull off a shock against Switzerland in the World Cup playoffs.
Oct 17, 13:57
Fans of Northern Ireland during the Euro 2016 Group C match against Ukraine on June 16, 2016
Northern Ireland to face Switzerland in World Cup playoffs
Northern Ireland will take on Switzerland in the World Cup playoffs.
Oct 17, 13:07
Switzerland's midfielder Granit Xhaka celebrates their victory at the end of a Group E football match between Switzerland and Ecuador at the Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 15, 2014
Xherdan Shaqiri: 'Granit Xhaka will recover from crucial penalty miss'
Xherdan Shaqiri insists that teammate Granit Xhaka will "stand up again" after sending his penalty wide to cost Switzerland a place in the quarter-finals of Euro 2016.
Jun 25, 20:19
Aaron Ramsey eyes the ball during the Euro 2016 Group B match between Russia and Wales on June 20, 2016
Wales play Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland play France in Euro 2016 last 16
The last-16 ties for Euro 2016 are revealed, with Wales and Northern Ireland meeting in an all-UK tie and hosts France facing the Republic of Ireland.
Jun 22, 22:05
Antoine Griezmann is fouled by Valon Behrami during the Euro 2016 Group A match between Switzerland and France on June 19, 2016
Puma blames Switzerland shirt rippings on defective material batch
Kit manufacturer Puma claims that a defective batch of material was responsible for four Puma-branded Switzerland shirts ripping in their Euro 2016 game against France.
Jun 20, 17:41
Switzerland's midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates after scoring a goal during the Group E football match between Honduras and Switzerland at the Amazonia Arena in Manaus during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 25, 2014
Xherdan Shaqiri: 'I could switch from Switzerland to Kosovo'
Switzerland winger Xherdan Shaqiri says that he could play for Kosovo in the future should the country of his birth decide to make him captain.
Jun 15, 19:43
Switzerland's midfielder Granit Xhaka celebrates with teammates midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri (L) and midfielder Gokhan Inler after he scored the team's second goal during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Switzerland and Estonia at the Swisspo
Switzerland's Granit Xhaka 'aiming for quarter-finals'
Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka says that his team should be aiming "to make it to the quarter-finals" at Euro 2016.
Jun 9, 22:07
Representatives of teams drawn in group B (L-R) Slovakia's assistant coach Stefan Tarkovic, England's coach Roy Hodgson, Russia's coach Leonid Slutski and Wales' coach Chris Coleman pose with the trophy after the final draw of the UEFA Euro 2016 football
England to face Wales at Euro 2016
England are drawn to face Wales in the group stages at Euro 2016, while Northern Ireland will play world champions Germany.
Dec 12, 17:37
Gokhan Inler of Leicester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the King Power Stadium on August 22, 2015
Gokham Inler: 'England game not a friendly for Switzerland'
Switzerland captain Gokhan Inler insists that his side will be fully focused on beating England at Wembley tonight, as they attempt to qualify for Euro 2016.
Sep 8, 03:57
Napoli's player Gokhan Inler vies with VfL Wolfsburg player Ricardo Rodriguez during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final second leg match between SSC Napoli and VfL Wolfsburg on April 23, 2015
Report: Leicester City agree a deal with Napoli to sign midfielder Gokhan Inler
A newspaper report claims that Leicester City have agreed a £5m deal with Napoli to bring Swiss midfielder Gokhan Inler to the King Power stadium.
Aug 15, 17:32
Bayern Munich's Swiss midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs Sport Club Freiburg in Munich, southern Germany on February 15, 2014
Juventus to offer £15m for Xherdan Shaqiri?
Juventus are close to agreeing a deal to bring Bayern Munich midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri to the club, according to reports.
Dec 28, 21:15
Aston Villa's Scottish manager Paul Lambert looks on ahead of the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Aston Villa at the Boleyn Ground, Upton Park, in east London on November 8, 2014
Aston Villa's Paul Lambert slams Swiss FA over Philippe Senderos injury blow
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert criticises the Swiss FA for their management of Philippe Senderos, who picked up a calf injury on international duty.
Nov 20, 16:55
David Silva of Manchester City runs with the ball past Philippe Senderos of Aston Villa during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park on October 4, 2014
Philippe Senderos suffers calf injury on international duty
Aston Villa defender Philippe Senderos returns to the club after suffering a calf injury while on international duty with Switzerland.
Nov 11, 17:31
Switzerland's defender Philippe Senderos reacts during the 2014 World Cup European zone group E qualifying football match between Cyprus and Switzerland at GSP Stadium in Nicosia on March 23, 2013
Aston Villa defender Philippe Senderos facing lengthy layoff
Aston Villa defender Philippe Senderos is expected to be out of action "for some time" after suffering a thigh injury while playing for Switzerland.
Oct 12, 18:14
England's forward Wayne Rooney (R) celebrates after scoring past Uruguay's goalkeeper Fernando Muslera during the Group D football match on June 19, 2014
Wayne Rooney hails "brilliant" Fabian Delph
England captain Wayne Rooney describes Fabian Delph's performance on his full international debut against Switzerland as "brilliant"
Sep 9, 23:04
England's Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring against Poland on October 15, 2013
Wayne Rooney pleased with England improvement
England skipper Wayne Rooney believes that his side's performance in the win over Switzerland was the best that they have produced since beating Brazil in February 2013.
Sep 9, 22:55
England manager Roy Hodgson looks on at the start of the international friendly football match between England and Scotland on August 14, 2013
Roy Hodgson: Win over Switzerland is of "special importance"
England manager Roy Hodgson admits that the 2-0 win over Switzerland carries extra importance to him because of the pressure that was on his side prior to the match.
Sep 8, 23:16
Everton's John Stones in action against Aston Villa during their Premier League match on February 1, 2014
John Stones confident of England success
John Stones believes that England can begin their Euro 2016 qualification campaign with a win when they face Switzerland in Basel this evening.
Sep 8, 11:27
Jordan Henderson of England in action during the International Friendly match between England and Denmark at Wembley Stadium on March 5, 2014
Report: Jordan Henderson injures ankle in training ahead of England qualifier
England midfielder Jordan Henderson is reportedly a doubt for Roy Hodgson's side's clash against Switzerland in their opening Euro 2016 qualifier.
Sep 8, 04:49
Switzerland's forward Haris Seferovic celebrates after scoring during a Group E football match between Switzerland and Ecuador at the Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 15, 2014
Haris Seferovic: 'It may take us time to adjust'
Switzerland striker Haris Seferovic believes that it may take a while for his side to adjust to new manager Vladimir Petkovic during their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.
Sep 8, 03:32
Lazio boss Vladimir Petkovic barks the orders against Catania on September 25, 2013
Vladimir Petkovic: 'We do not fear England'
Switzerland boss Vladimir Petkovic reveals that his side are not afraid of England as they ready themselves for their clash in the first Euro 2016 qualifier.
Sep 8, 03:18
Lazio boss Vladimir Petkovic barks the orders against Catania on September 25, 2013
Vladimir Petkovic: 'Switzerland are equal to England'
Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic says that his side are more than a match for England ahead of their meeting in Basel on Monday.
Sep 7, 18:59
Wayne Rooney of England gestures during the International friendly match between England and Norway at Wembley Stadium on September 3, 2014
Wayne Rooney: 'We are confident'
England captain Wayne Rooney insists that the Three Lions have the quality to gain a positive result from Monday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Switzerland.
Sep 7, 17:52
 England captain Wayne Rooney tries to tackles Danny Welbeck during a England training session before the international friendly match against Norway at London Colney on September 1, 2014
England's Danny Welbeck focused on good Euro 2016 qualifying start
England striker Danny Welbeck is adamant that Roy Hodgson's side need to get off to a good start against Switzerland in their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.
Sep 7, 02:22
Wayne Rooney of England gestures during the International friendly match between England and Norway at Wembley Stadium on September 3, 2014
Wayne Rooney: 'England have to improve'
England captain Wayne Rooney admits that his side must improve on their performance against Norway if they are to get anything out of Monday's game against Switzerland.
Sep 6, 22:59
Switzerland's defender Philippe Senderos reacts during the 2014 World Cup European zone group E qualifying football match between Cyprus and Switzerland at GSP Stadium in Nicosia on March 23, 2013
Philippe Senderos: 'England have a strong team'
Switzerland defender Phillip Senderos believes that they will face a strong England team in their Euro 2016 qualifier.
Sep 6, 16:27
Bayern Munich winger Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates scoring for Switzerland on October 12, 2012.
Xherdan Shaqiri targets England victory
Switzerland midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri is eyeing a win over England to kick his side's Euro 2016 qualifying campaign off in the perfect fashion.
Sep 6, 03:07
Switzerland's German coach Ottmar Hitzfeld gestures during a Group E football match between Switzerland and Ecuador at the Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 15, 2014
Switzerland players pay tribute to Ottmar Hitzfeld
Several members of Switzerland's World Cup squad pay tribute to coach Ottmar Hitzfeld following his retirement.
Jul 2, 16:58
Switzerland's German coach Ottmar Hitzfeld gestures during a Group E football match between Switzerland and Ecuador at the Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 15, 2014
Ottmar Hitzfeld "proud" of Switzerland
Switzerland manager Ottmar Hitzfeld says that he is proud of his team despite their defeat against Argentina in the World Cup last 16.
Jul 1, 23:49
Switzerland's defender Stephan Lichtsteiner (C) reacts after Switzerland missed a chance at the end of a Round of 16 football match against Argentina on July 1, 2014
Stephan Lichtsteiner takes blame for Switzerland World Cup exit
Stephan Lichtsteiner admits that he was culpable for Switzerland's World Cup exit following the defeat to Argentina.
Jul 1, 22:32
Switzerland's German coach Ottmar Hitzfeld gestures during a Group E football match between Switzerland and Ecuador at the Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 15, 2014
Ottmar Hitzfeld announces retirement
Switzerland coach Ottmar Hitzfeld announces his retirement from coaching aged 65 following his side's World Cup exit.
Jul 1, 22:11



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