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Russian Federation 2018: Senegal records first African victory in Russian Federation

Russian Federation 2018: Senegal records first African victory in Russian Federation Niang was sent off the field with an injury just a minute earlier, was tended to on the sideline, then returned to midfield, waiting to be subbed back in. Unlike Lewandowski, Senegal's talisman Mane managed to have a significant effect on the game despite being isolated for long spells. Lewandowski said errors and a failure to take risks cost his team, but he vowed they would be better in a cr... [Full Article...]

France Score History Making World Cup Penalty Thanks To Infamous VAR System

France Score History Making World Cup Penalty Thanks To Infamous VAR System With the score at 0-0 after a goalless first half, Paul Pobga sent through a slide-rule pass for Antoine Griezmann to chase. CROATIA 2, NIGERIA 0: In Kalinigrad, Russia, Luka Modric set up one goal and scored another from the penalty spot Saturday to give Croatia a 2-0 win over Nigeria at the World Cup . [Full Article...]

Saudi team safe after aircraft's 'technical failure'

Saudi team safe after aircraft's 'technical failure' Players and officials of Saudi Arabia have arrived safely in Rostov-on-Don for their match with Uruguay on Wednesday after an engine on their plane caught fire . Interest in football amongst Russians has soared after the national team beat Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the first game of the 2018 World Cup , new research has shown. [Full Article...]

Sweden gets benefit of video review to beat South Korea

Sweden gets benefit of video review to beat South Korea Sweden coach Janne Andersson questioned why VAR needed to be used in his side's World Cup victory over South Korea - but was pleased it was. Referee Joel Aguilar didn't think there was a foul on the play in the box, and play went on for a few moments before Aguilar signaled for a review. [Full Article...]

Brooks Koepka wins the US Open golf title

Brooks Koepka wins the US Open golf title It would not have been possible without his 72 on Saturday in conditions so severe the last 45 players to tee off in the third round didn't break par . With a putting performance and calm demeanor reminiscent of Retief Goosen when he won the previous US Open at Shinnecock Hills , in 2004, the 28-year-old Koepka began the back nine with three pivotal putts - one for birdie, one for bogey, one f... [Full Article...]

Ashwin: We’ve done everything we can to date, says SuperSport

Ashwin: We’ve done everything we can to date, says SuperSport In the letter, Willemse's attorneys maintained " that the May 19 incident was rooted in racism " and that Willemse informed the " CEOs on his submission to that effect ". In his report, Maleka found no suggestions of racism on the part of Mallett and Botha, but expressed regret that Willemse refrained from taking part. [Full Article...]

Neymar leaves training session as ankle torment haunts Brazil striker

Neymar leaves training session as ankle torment haunts Brazil striker Neymar played 90 minutes of Brazil's Group E draw with Switzerland , but did not take part in training on Monday at their base in Sochi. According to the Spanish newspaper Marca, the striker left the session accompanied by the team's physiotherapist after suffering a pain in his ankle. [Full Article...]

Kieran Trippier: 'Everyone listens to Harry Kane in the England dressing room'

Kieran Trippier: 'Everyone listens to Harry Kane in the England dressing room' Alli was particularly concerned with his Statue of Liberty garb, Kane was told he's not even England's third favourite "Harry", and Vardy - well, poor Jamie Vardy. The former Republic of Ireland winger, who played at the 2002 World Cup and Euro 2012, said on RTE's coverage on Monday that the English players need "get over" the boredom. [Full Article...]

England's cricketers set one-day record against Australia

England's cricketers set one-day record against Australia When Tim Paine won the toss on a glorious afternoon at Trent Bridge and surprisingly opted to chase, little would he have anticipated the mayhem that was about to ensue. Paine admitted it was the hardest day of his cricket career but said the two-day gap before the match in Durham gave the side the opportunity to get the humiliation out of their system. [Full Article...]

Japan capitalizes on man advantage to upset Colombia

Japan capitalizes on man advantage to upset Colombia With the goal Quintero became first player to score in two different World Cup tournaments for Colombia (2014 & 2018). Hiroki Sakai should have restored Japan's lead when his low cross from the right was played back to him by Osako, only for the full-back to drill the ball at Oscar Murillo, with the deflection taking the effort wide. [Full Article...]

Granit Xhaka signs new long-term contract with Arsenal

Granit Xhaka signs new long-term contract with Arsenal Emery told Arsenal's official website. The Swiss worldwide started all but one of the Gunners' Premier League games this season, coming on as a substitute in the other as he grew into a constant in Arsene Wenger's midfield. Switzerland player Granit Xhaka kicks the ball. Arsenal could be set to face competition from AS Roma for the signature of Bernd Leno this summer, according to repo... [Full Article...]

Egypt rue Salah injury as Russians run rampant

Egypt rue Salah injury as Russians run rampant The pair meet in the World Cup this evening as Russian Federation take on Egypt in their second Group A game. Try as he might, Mohamed Salah couldn't do enough to give Egypt the victory it needed at the World Cup. "Whether I will continue or not, we will have to see". I think he will be fit to play. Hector Cuper doesn't know what his future holds now that Egypt is on the brink of World Cup eli... [Full Article...]

Portugal vs Morocco | 20 Jun 2018

It was acknowledged by the AC Milan forward in a press conference ahead of the Morocco game on Wednesday. Silva believes the 33-year-old can always be relied upon to produce the goods and is hoping to be handed a starting berth alongside him against Morocco on Tuesday after joining the action against Spain off the bench. [Full Article...]

Late header from Harry Kane gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia

Late header from Harry Kane gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia That's football, that's the referee. "But he's certainly a leader, on and off the pitch, and he's shown a real intelligence in that role and he's got great drive in him". Ultimately, they won, and aside from the three points that came with the result, they will also benefit from not having to live under a cloud for the next five days. [Full Article...]

VAR not an excuse for Brazil draw, says Marcelo

VAR not an excuse for Brazil draw, says Marcelo Steven Zuber headed the Swiss back level five minutes after the restart. Cesar Ramos, one of the match's referees, dismissed complaints that Zuber had shoved Brazilian defender Miranda before getting to the corner from Xherdan Shaqiri . [Full Article...]

M’Baye Niang pounces to secure Senegal victory after Poland mix-up

M’Baye Niang pounces to secure Senegal victory after Poland mix-up Krychowiak's late header gave Poland hope, but they failed to carve out another chance to force an undeserved draw. After Japan had registered a surprise 2-1 victory over Colombia earlier on Tuesday, both teams were aware that Group H was wide open but neither side showed much ambition during the opening stages of the contest. [Full Article...]

No pressure on 'Golden Generation' - Croatia captain Modric

No pressure on 'Golden Generation' - Croatia captain Modric But Hannes Halldorsson guessed correctly and palmed away the Argentine skipper's side-footed effort and, despite intense pressure, Iceland held on for a famous draw in their debut at a World Cup finals. Messi knew he had to find something special to match the Portuguese on Saturday but ended up squandering a golden chance to write his own headlines as he failed to convert from the penalty spot... [Full Article...]

Arsenal on verge of signing Bernd Leno - Premier League 2018

Leno has been strongly linked with a move to north London in recent weeks with widespread speculation suggesting we've been in talks over a deal. A number of European clubs have been linked with Germany global Leno but it appears that the 26-year-old has chosen to become the new number one at the North London outfit. [Full Article...]

(Updated) Belgium outclass Panama in 3-0 win

(Updated) Belgium outclass Panama in 3-0 win Panama's Luis Tejada, right is faulted by Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne during the group G match between Belgium and Panama . The back three will likely continue to be flanked by Tottenham duo Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen, with the central berth between the two likely to be occupied by Dedryck Boyata in place of the injured Vincent Kompany. [Full Article...]

Fire drama on Saudi Arabian team flight

No one was hurt in the terrifying incident earlier this evening. They said the fire was "merely an accident" and were quick to clarify that the plane was not owned by the team and was provided to them by the International Air Transport Association. [Full Article...]


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