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Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano shoots down Jorge Sampaoli rift rumours

Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano shoots down Jorge Sampaoli rift rumours Iceland will retain their renowned sense of optimism as they take on already-qualified Croatia on Tuesday in a bid to claw their way out of World Cup Group D, coach Heimir Hallgrimsson said. The 2014 runners-up are on the brink of an early World Cup exit in Russian Federation after a shock 3-0 defeat by Croatia. "It's actually a disadvantage for us, it's unusual to say it but now we have players... [Full Article...]

Tommy Fleetwood In Contention After Matching US Open Record With A 63

Tommy Fleetwood In Contention After Matching US Open Record With A 63 By all means, what Koepka has done this year is impressive. "I always feel like I'm overlooked". "Right now I feel like it's just shy but you never know". "It hasn't sunk in yet", said Koepka, who had battled a partially torn wrist tendon that sidelined him almost four months since his major breakthrough previous year. [Full Article...]

Southgate's Strategies For Set-Pieces Rooted In Love Of American Football

Southgate's Strategies For Set-Pieces Rooted In Love Of American Football The goal was an example of Kane's precision and clinical acumen. Can England win the World Cup? The game eventually ended 6-1, with Kane netting his hat-trick in rather fortuitous circumstances and Felipe Baloy scoring a consolation for the Central American outfit. [Full Article...]

Novak Djokovic advances to 1st ATP final in almost a year

Novak Djokovic advances to 1st ATP final in almost a year This was their 16th meeting and the second straight win for Marin after Paris 2016, losing the first 14 encounters against the great rival who was competing in his first ATP final since Eastbourne previous year. Neither player could impose himself on the other in the second until at 5-4 Djokovic forced a first match point, which was saved by a thumping service victor from the other end. [Full Article...]

Uruguay join Russia in knockout stage as Egypt, Saudi Arabia crash out

Uruguay join Russia in knockout stage as Egypt, Saudi Arabia crash out The Barcelona striker netted his 52nd worldwide goal on his landmark 100th appearance, taking full advantage of a goalkeeping error from a routine corner. At the beginning of the second half, no team started challenging each other. There was no player to stop Kawani from the left edge. "It's not about being young or experienced it's due to the needs of the team for this game, and according t... [Full Article...]

Serbia vs. Switzerland - Football Match Report

Serbia vs. Switzerland - Football Match Report Head coach Mladen Krstajic is not expected to make major changes but he could hand winger Filip Kostic a start. Xhaka struck the Swiss equalizer in the 52nd minute before Shaqiri scored a late victor when he broke free from the half-way line to slot past Serbian goalkeeper Vladimir Stojkovic. [Full Article...]

Brazil beats Costa Rica in tense encounter

Brazil beats Costa Rica in tense encounter Even though it appeared the star embellished, it still must have been frustrating for the man tasked with delivering another World Cup to Brazil . Brazil, like Argentina, were held to a goal-apiece draw by the Swiss at Rostov-on-Don on Sunday, a result that would've frustrated their boss Tite given how fancied they were coming into the tournament. [Full Article...]

New Chelsea Manager Wants Napoli Attacker Who Conte Tried To Sign Twice

New Chelsea Manager Wants Napoli Attacker Who Conte Tried To Sign Twice Brazilian central defender David Luiz had been snubbed by manager Antonio Conte and Gary Cahill's poor form meant that Chelsea had to utilize a young Dane called Andreas Christensen in the heart of the defence. Maurizio Sarri's contractual situation with Napoli is expected to be sorted out by the end of June, according to Sky in Italy. The Italian's representatives are finalising the deta... [Full Article...]

Senegal fans praised worldwide for what they did after the Poland victory

Senegal fans praised worldwide for what they did after the Poland victory Denis Cheryshev, with his third goal of the World Cup, and striker Artyom Dzyuba then scored in quick succession before Salah won and converted a consolation penalty in his first game back after 3 1/2 weeks out with a shoulder injury. If more participating countries adopt this habit, all the 15,000 volunteers who're working on the 2018 World Cup will have much lesser work to do. "It's a bit mo... [Full Article...]

How President Putin missed, reacted to Russia's 3-1 win over Egypt

How President Putin missed, reacted to Russia's 3-1 win over Egypt Trump's National Security Adviser John Bolton plans to visit Moscow and has taken charge of communications between the two countries, a spokesperson told reporters on Thursday. "I have done nothing wrong, tell me what I have done wrong", Blatter told Channel 4 News. Federation Internationale de Football Association said that Blatter attending Moscow match did not directly constitute a breach of ... [Full Article...]

Best and worst players as Spain beat Iran

Best and worst players as Spain beat Iran Frustrated throughout by a dogged defensive display from the Lions of Persia, Costa courted first-half controversy when he walked towards the Persepolis shot-stopper as he prepared to kick out the ball. "It is very hard to score against them ..." The 24-year-old full-back, who has been capped 20 times for his home country, ended up costing his team a valuable 30 seconds in the dying stages of ... [Full Article...]

Hornets traded Dwight Howard to the Nets

Hornets traded Dwight Howard to the Nets On the flip side, Mozgov has two years and $32.7 million left on the four-year $64 million deal that Charlotte general manager Mitch Kupchak originally signed him to while they were both with the Los Angeles Lakers two years ago. Check back for more on this developing story. Mozgov, on the other hand, will make $16 million next season in addition to $16.7 million the year after. [Full Article...]

It's been a journey for Harry Maguire from England fan to player

It's been a journey for Harry Maguire from England fan to player We just don't know yet. "If I'm being honest - and I'm one of his biggest fans - I thought he was poor", he told Sky Sports Super 6 . If Alli is not fit enough to play the second group game, Ruben Loftus-Cheek is likely to replace him in one of the two advanced midfield positions in front of Jordan Henderson . [Full Article...]

Mourinho furious about Premier League fixtures for next season

Mourinho furious about Premier League fixtures for next season Manchester City will begin their title defence at the Emirates Stadium after the Premier League announced their fixtures for the 2018/19 season. Fulham's first game back in the Premier League sees former boss Roy Hodgson make the short trip across London with his Crystal Palace side. [Full Article...]

Enthusiastic San Jose Crowd Watches Mexico Upset Germany

Enthusiastic San Jose Crowd Watches Mexico Upset Germany But Hirving Lozano scored the lone goal in the 35th minute, picking up Javier Hernandez's pass inside the penalty area and beating Mesut Ozil before shooting past Manuel Neuer from 10 yards. We lacked that too, so many mistakes were made. "We have tried to find points that we can improve and say our opinions honestly", said Neuer, one of a group of players in the German squad who won the 20... [Full Article...]

Arsenal push to announce Bernd Leno signing inside 24hrs

He has been a top performer and regular number one goalkeeper with Leverkusen in the Bundesliga for the past seven years. Wilshere made his senior debut for the club in 2008 and went on to amass nearly 200 appearances in all competitions for Arsenal . [Full Article...]

Japan beat Colombia in historic World Cup win

Japan beat Colombia in historic World Cup win Ospina gets out well to block, but the rebounds falls directly to the feet of Kagawa, who strokes in the opener. only for Sanchez to hurl himself at it and stop with his arm and chest. A costly mistake by Colombia midfielder Carlos Sanchez in the opening minutes led to a red card and a penalty, helping Japan take an early lead. [Full Article...]

Watch fans cause mini natural disaster in Mexico City after game-winning goal

Watch fans cause mini natural disaster in Mexico City after game-winning goal The publication chose to play on the Donald Trump "border wall" fiasco, by reminding the Mexicans of their not-so-friendly neighbours to the north, and also the superior defensive abilities of the world class German side. The winger managed to cut inside before firing low past a diving Manuel Neuer in the Germany goal . "It's a great result and shows our hard work". [Full Article...]

NBA Mock Draft 3.0 (Picks 1 Through 32)

NBA Mock Draft 3.0 (Picks 1 Through 32) Porter could go anywhere from second to ninth, if various mock drafts are to be believed. According to ESPN , select teams will still send representatives to Chicago to meet with Porter on Friday. He'll need to prove that with a strong workout once he's rescheduled. It seems that with the exception of Luka Doncic who will not be able to attend the draft, no other European player is considered... [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka play on ´under protest´ after ´ball tamper´ row

Sri Lanka play on ´under protest´ after ´ball tamper´ row Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been charged with ball-tampering by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould had raised concerns about the condition of the ball towards the end of day two. Leading by 47 runs after racking up 300 in their first innings at the Darren Sammy Cricket Ground, West Indies reduced the visitors to 34 for one in their seco... [Full Article...]


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