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England vs India: Fans boo Dhoni at the Lord's

England vs India: Fans boo Dhoni at the Lord's The Indian team was top notch in the first match, they didn't let England off the hook for once. Hosts England , with a morale-boosting victory in the previous encounter, will aim to continue playing ruthless cricket as advised by their key batsman Joe Root post the last match. [Full Article...]

DC United wrote some 'hilariously baffling' programme notes on Wayne Rooney

DC United wrote some 'hilariously baffling' programme notes on Wayne Rooney Wayne Rooney played a part in two goals on his MLS debut as DC United beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1. Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford , Leicester City's centre-back Harry Maguire and Tottenham Hotspur's Kieran Trippier have been the major standout players of the campaign for England , and while it would be hard to choose who the country's best player at the tournament is, Everton ... [Full Article...]

Edwin van der Sar hails Daley Blind as Ajax move draws closer

Edwin van der Sar hails Daley Blind as Ajax move draws closer Manchester United have confirmed they have agreed a deal to sell Daley Blind back to Ajax . The versatile defender is ready to call it quits on his time at Old Trafford as he seeks more playing time, something that he is sure to not get under Jose Mourinho . [Full Article...]

World Cup afterglow lifts up conflicted France

World Cup afterglow lifts up conflicted France Broken shop windows, pillage and other destruction lined a section of the Champs-Elysees, the post-game site for revellers. But when one did, bang - a player hailed as the new Pelé, the former three-time World Cup victor with Brazil, had arrived. [Full Article...]

Croatian-French president’s love story, nothing touching Putin

Croatian-French president’s love story, nothing touching Putin In remarks released Monday by the Kremlin, Putin said the attempted cyberattacks targeted "information infrastructure" linked to the World Cup , but did not elaborate. In videos circulating on social media, the president can be seen trying his hand at the famous celebration move. Commenting on Trump's criticism of some North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member states for not spending enough mon... [Full Article...]

Putin says idea Russian Federation has compromising material on Trump is 'nonsense'

They met at the Trump Turnberry Resort in Scotland. Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating possible links between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation as part of his probe into Moscow's attempts to interfere in the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

Champions League is target for record City signing Mahrez

Champions League is target for record City signing Mahrez Since the day he came to Leicester , and after the season he had last season as well, it doesn't surprise me when I see his level at the World Cup . He believes Mahrez now has the flawless stage to become an even better player. This is the past and we are looking forward now. "Players at top clubs always have to face competition for places, it is normal for big clubs to have a lot of great playe... [Full Article...]

Emery hopes to turn Özil’s Arsenal career around

Emery hopes to turn Özil’s Arsenal career around The 26-year-old England worldwide featured 20 times in the Premier League last term under Arsene Wenger and would have seen his playing time "significantly reduced" under the Spaniard. Last week, Emery was asked Arsenal's interest in the France global and insisted: "I know him but we haven't made a move for him". Emery was appointed Gunners manager in May after Arsene Wenger's 22-year sp... [Full Article...]

5 best and worst players as France beat Belgium

5 best and worst players as France beat Belgium France will now head to Moscow to meet on Sunday the winners of Wednesday's other semi-final pairing, between England and Croatia. A second-half header from Samuel Umtiti proved to be the only goal and the match-winner as the Belgian Red Devils failed to convert their dominance and break a tight French defence as their 24 match unbeaten streak in global football came to an end. [Full Article...]

Budget boost for military as French celebrate Bastille Day

Budget boost for military as French celebrate Bastille Day Nike's ad celebrates France's street-soccer culture and poetically explains its essential role in France's second world championship. "We don't say it enough", star striker Antoine Griezmann reminded his compatriots on Friday. "It's very touching to see the whole of France reunited, regardless of where people come from or social class", said 26-year-old Lea Perier in the northern town of Bayeu... [Full Article...]

Modric: Croatia can be proud

Modric: Croatia can be proud The midfielder scored in the shoot-outs against both Denmark and Russian Federation in the last 16 and quarter-final matches. Then, while carrying an injury, he saved one penalty in Croatia's shootout success over Russian Federation in the quarter-final. [Full Article...]

Maurizio Sarri set to sign Chelsea deal as Antonio Conte threatens action

Maurizio Sarri set to sign Chelsea deal as Antonio Conte threatens action Chelsea are already a week into their pre-season training, but the 59-year-old is eager to get started in his new post. "'I am absolutely ecstatic to be here at Chelsea ", Jorginho told the club's official website. Chelsea have identified Higuain as their main target, and Sarri is willing to allow players to leave Stamford Bridge in order to get his man. Both Hazard and goalkeeper Thib... [Full Article...]

Steve McManaman shared his World Cup knockout predictions after the group stage

Steve McManaman shared his World Cup knockout predictions after the group stage Proud England fans praised the World Cup team despite their loss against Croatia last night. "We've set a benchmark for how we work", he said. Southgate said of the crushing defeat to Croatia: "We knew the team we brought was the most inexperienced team in the competition and the only way we're going to boost that is by playing in more tournament games". [Full Article...]

Croatia captain Modric says war made people, team resilient

Croatia captain Modric says war made people, team resilient Croatia have not yet made the decision whether Nikola Kalinic will receive a medal for his participation in the World Cup . Southgate suggested Phil Jones , who played both games against Belgium in Russian Federation, had a long-term future within the set-up but suggested Gary Cahill, at 32, may play less of a role after an global career that has spanned eight years, four permanent manage... [Full Article...]

Jabari Parker Returning Home on $40M Deal with the Chicago Bulls

Jabari Parker Returning Home on $40M Deal with the Chicago Bulls The second year of the deal is a team option. Parker is now a restricted free agent and the Bucks have extended him the one-year qualifying offer of $4.3 million. If the Bucks had rescinded their qualifying offer, Parker would've been an unrestricted free agent, free to sign with any team. So far, the signing of Parker has brought in mixed reviews from Bulls fans. [Full Article...]

Infantino thanks Russian Federation for ‘best World Cup’ ever

Infantino thanks Russian Federation for ‘best World Cup’ ever The Qatar World Cup in 2022 will be played from November 21 to December 18 for the first time in history. "The national leagues will have to adjust their calendars". Many fans from around the world have also spoken of a positive experience at the World Cup in Russian Federation. FIFA has warned England's Football Association (FA) for "political chants" made by fans during Wednesday's Wo... [Full Article...]

Hamilton stages dramatic comeback but Vettel wins

Hamilton stages dramatic comeback but Vettel wins Hamilton recovered to second, aided by Mercedes decision not to pit him for fresh tyres under a safety auto to gain track position, but looked tense alongside Raikkonen while the top three waited to go onto the podium post-race. Vettel he admitted he feared he would miss qualifying with a neck complaint, and though he went on to earn second on the grid he confessed to still being a little anxious ... [Full Article...]

Slumping Cardinals dismiss manager Mike Matheny

Slumping Cardinals dismiss manager Mike Matheny Matheny's record as the 49th manager of the Cardinals is 591-473, ranking him 5th on the all-time list for the team. Matheny was a Gold Glove catcher with the Cardinals from 2000-04 before getting his first managerial job with the club prior to the 2012 season. [Full Article...]

France Wins the 2018 World Cup, and Twitter Goes Wild

France Wins the 2018 World Cup, and Twitter Goes Wild After a few dramatic turns and unexpected losses, a World Cup Champion has been declared. "I don't know where I am, it is great". Midfielder Paul Pogba then scored France's third 14 minutes into the second half. France took a lead in the 18th minute after Mario Mandzukic scored an own goal while heading away a free kick from Antoine Griezmann. Speaking after the match about the team's tri... [Full Article...]

Serena Williams On Reaching Wimbledon Final 10 Months After 'Super Tough' Birth

Serena Williams On Reaching Wimbledon Final 10 Months After 'Super Tough' Birth Three hundred and fourteen days after becoming a mother, tennis champion Serena Williams earned her spot in the finals at Wimbledon . As Kerber strives to banish the memories of a forgettable 2017 season with a third career major to go with her 2016 Australian and US Open triumphs, Williams is eyeing an all-time record-equalling 24th grand slam singles title less than a year after having ... [Full Article...]


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