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Croatia reserves end Iceland's World Cup run Croatia reserves end Iceland's World Cup run
- June 27, 2018

Hallgrimsson cut his teeth in worldwide management as assistant to Swede Lars Lagerback, who steered Iceland to the Euro 2016 finals, where they beat England in the last 16 but fell to host nation France at the quarter-final stage. Iceland midfielder Birkir Bjarnason walked off the pitch early in the first half with a bloody nose after being elbowed in the face by Marko Pjaca, and he struggled with the rest of the match. (more...)
Liverpool striker Danny Ings wants to leave to relaunch career Liverpool striker Danny Ings wants to leave to relaunch career
- June 27, 2018

Klopp is understood to be keen on retaining the 25-year-old with a new deal but he has set his sights on pursuing regular first-team football elsewhere. The striker managed just six Premier League starts in the last three years. He did return for the final two months of last season but despite making substitute appearances in both the quarter and semi-finals of the Champions League , did not make the bench for last month's final defeat by Real Madrid. (more...)
'Don't be afraid of the eagle' fund to pay Shaqiri, Xhaka penalties 'Don't be afraid of the eagle' fund to pay Shaqiri, Xhaka penalties
- June 27, 2018

The duo was on target last week in Switzerland's 2-1 Group Stage victory over the Serbs. Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama on Tuesday opened a bank account to enable his fellow countrymen to help pay the fines of Xhaka and Shaqiri, which he labelled "absurd". (more...)
Serena Williams named 25th seed for Wimbledon 2018 Serena Williams named 25th seed for Wimbledon 2018
- June 27, 2018

Dominika Cibulkova , who is ranked No32 in the world, will be the seed to miss out and she voiced her displeasure at the prospect of not being seeded in anticipation of Williams' promotion on Tuesday. I have the right and I should be seeded and if they put her in front of me then I will just lose my spot that I am supposed to have. "But they never took into account women that left No1 due to pregnancy". (more...)
Maradona assisted from stadium seat after pulsating Argentina game & celebrations Maradona assisted from stadium seat after pulsating Argentina game & celebrations
- June 27, 2018

The Argentine legend declared "I am fine" in a post on Instagram , sharing a photo of himself being attended to by a medic. "I think that match was complicated for Leo, the structure of the game didn't favour him and he didn't get a lot of balls from the midfield", Sampaoli told reporters. (more...)
FIFA WORLD CUP Chechnya leader grants Salah honorary citizenship FIFA WORLD CUP Chechnya leader grants Salah honorary citizenship
- June 27, 2018

After a short speech during a ceremonial banquet on Friday, Kadyrov pinned a broach of the Chehen flag onto the striker's Egypt training shirt to symbolically confirm the honor. A team spokesman has not replied to emailed Reuters requests for comment. The Egyptian Football Association said the banquet was held at Kadyrov's presidential palace in Grozny. (more...)
World of Outlaws star Jason Johnson dies at 41 after wreck World of Outlaws star Jason Johnson dies at 41 after wreck
- June 27, 2018

On Twitter, the series later confirmed that he died in the hospital. "Won some races, and championships together". NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr., who was Johnson's partner in ASCS, posted a tribute to his friend on Twitter, while many others from the racing community offered their condolences. (more...)
'The ball is round' - South Korea plot Germany upset 'The ball is round' - South Korea plot Germany upset
- June 27, 2018

Looking at Mexico play this tournament, all boundless pace and direct attacking, it is easy to forget that the national side came to Russian Federation buffeted by scandal. Carlos Vela, meanwhile, scored last time out and has generally been effective for Mexico if not a tad wasteful in front of goal. The Swedish team took some solace from its play against Germany and insisted it is ready for its Group F finale against Mexico in Yekaterinburg. (more...)
Person found dead inside walk-in freezer at SunTrust Park | Investigation underway Person found dead inside walk-in freezer at SunTrust Park | Investigation underway
- June 27, 2018

The body of a worker has been discovered in a beer cooler at SunTrust Park, the Major League Baseball stadium of the Atlanta Braves . O'Hara declined to say if foul play was suspected in the death. The Braves, who O'Hara noted would help with the investigation, went on with their Tuesday game as scheduled against the Cincinnati Reds. The name of the person has not yet been released. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton admits England game against Panama will be a distraction Lewis Hamilton admits England game against Panama will be a distraction
- June 27, 2018

The latest specification engine was postponed due to concerns about an unspecified "quality issue" but Mercedes said Hamilton's new one now had some "added goodness" as a result of the delay. But the driver, bidding to beat the German to claim his fifth world championship, will have one eye on Gareth Southgate's team as they aim to secure their second victory in as many matches. (more...)
Fans disappointed and frustrated as Socceroos World Cup dream ends Fans disappointed and frustrated as Socceroos World Cup dream ends
- June 27, 2018

If the Socceroos beat already-eliminated Peru, and if Denmark lose to France on Tuesday, then Australia could sneak through to the knockout stages. "I don't think so", the Celtic star said. That's the only important question here because if there is not enough, it's not going to happen and we're going to come back and do the same thing again. (more...)
Three players to watch in Nigeria vs Argentina Three players to watch in Nigeria vs Argentina
- June 27, 2018

Achilles, who resides in the city's Hermitage museum, was held aloft for photographers then placed on a table in front of two bowls of food marked with Nigeria and Argentina flags. Nigerian attacker Ahmed Musa is now his country's all-time top scorer in World Cup games with four goals after scoring a brace against Iceland. Argentina might need an emphatic victory to guarantee safe passage to the next round, but that cause is only going to be helped by a water-tight defence, especially with ... (more...)
'Strange match' awaits England and Belgium
- June 27, 2018

It is not a dead rubber - but will England manager Gareth Southgate be tempted to make wholesale changes after opening the World Cup campaign with wins against Tunisia and Panama? Should Gareth Southgate stick? The Three Lions first half hammering of Panama, that followed the last gasp victor by Harry Kane in the Tunisia game, took Gareth Southgate's team through to the Second Round with a game to play. (more...)
Argentina comes alive to beat Nigeria at FIFA World Cup 2018 Argentina comes alive to beat Nigeria at FIFA World Cup 2018
- June 27, 2018

He might have retired from worldwide soccer for a second time - and for good this time - if it wasn't for Rojo's goal . Messi's name adorned the back of most of the Argentina jerseys that dominated St. He also scored four goals at the 2014 World Cup - the first of them at the age of 26 years, 357 days - and now scored his first in 2018 two days after turning 31. (more...)
Magic Johnson, Front Office Prepared for Free Agency Magic Johnson, Front Office Prepared for Free Agency
- June 27, 2018

That's it. If I can't deliver I'm going to step down myself. "[Jeanie Buss] won't have to fire me, I'll step away from it because I can't do this job". So I'm gonna still be smart. I know this game of basketball frontward and backward. "I know who can help us and who can't". In 2014, co-owner Jim Buss told the Los Angeles Times that the Lakers had to be a contender within three to four years, or "I will step down, because that means I have failed". (more...)
Clippers trade Austin Rivers to Wizards for Marcin Gortat Clippers trade Austin Rivers to Wizards for Marcin Gortat
- June 27, 2018

The deal gives the Clippers some insurance in the event center DeAndre Jordan declines his $24 million player option for next season before Friday's deadline. Rivers averaged 15.1 points, four assists and 2.4 rebounds per contest last season with the Clippers. He's been in Los Angeles since the 2014-2015 season. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton on pole position for French Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton on pole position for French Grand Prix
- June 27, 2018

Clear of danger, sensible, calm drive for his third win of the season, and extending his lead in the championship race to 14 points. Bottas said: "It wasn't a bad lap, not ideal either". The biggest loser from qualifying was Romain Grosjean, who lost control and put the nose of his Haas into the barrier after having made the cut for the 10 fastest drivers. (more...)
Germany face Sweden in 'early final' Germany face Sweden in 'early final'
- June 27, 2018

It was the combo of Hummels and Boateng that showed vulnerability against Mexico , and the pairing of Boateng and Antonio Ruediger was also unsteady against the Swedes. Germany boss Joachim Low was pleased that Kroos had the opportunity to make amends. 'Everyone is ready to fight for their lives, ' said 22-year-old striker Timo Werner, who was not part of the winning squad four years ago. (more...)
Saudi Arabia 2 - 1 Egypt | 25 Jun 2018 Saudi Arabia 2 - 1 Egypt | 25 Jun 2018
- June 27, 2018

Salman Alfaraj got the Saudis level with a penalty kick in first-half stoppage time after Ali Gabr brought down Fahad Almuwallad in the area. Juan Antonio Pizzi's men found the early rhythm as Hussain Al Moghawi was presented a few yards of open space and made a decision to test Essam El Hadary , but the effort was skewed wide. (more...)
Lukaku breaks Belgium record against Tunisia Lukaku breaks Belgium record against Tunisia
- June 27, 2018

And so the big individual matchups that held so much intrigue a week ago may not materialize. But Southgate has not hinted at any potential changes he may make. Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne fed the ball into midfielder Thomas Meunier at the top of the box to begin the sequence. With both England and Belgium through to the last 16, Martinez admitted the sting had gone out of Thursday's clash in Kaliningrad, describing it as "almost a celebration" for both sides. (more...)

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