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England Goalkeeper Pickford Hits Back At Courtois After Penalty Heroics England Goalkeeper Pickford Hits Back At Courtois After Penalty Heroics
- July 06, 2018

Tuesday's last-16 match against the South Americans went all the way in Moscow, but the Three Lions managed to set up a mouth-watering quarter-final against Sweden as they overcame their Achilles heel. Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford spoke of researching Colombia's penalty tendencies , and Southgate credited the 24-year-old and his staff for seeing them through. (more...)
Survivors Belgium brace for Brazil challenge Survivors Belgium brace for Brazil challenge
- July 05, 2018

The Manchester City midfielder has yet to start a game in Russian Federation but will replace Casemiro - who misses out through suspension - and is likely to be joined in the starting XI by club-mate Gabriel Jesus, despite the fact the forward has yet to score in the finals. (more...)
Chelsea ace Willian: To play with Paulinho, Coutinho at Barcelona? Chelsea ace Willian: To play with Paulinho, Coutinho at Barcelona?
- July 05, 2018

When asked about the possibility of linking up with Coutinho and Paulinho at Barcelona , Willian said: "Well, they are excellent players with a lot of quality". 'People speculate a lot. 'I'm following the information about Barcelona on the internet but I still do not know anything. We'll have to wait and see. (more...)
Neymar joins Messi and Ronaldo in Kazan mural club Neymar joins Messi and Ronaldo in Kazan mural club
- July 05, 2018

It's clear that something important has happened and that the natural order of the world has changed, maybe we should start preparing for the end of the world... And on Tuesday, Sweden proved that once again that dogged defending and huge collective effort can be very effective, even in the knockout stages of the World Cup. (more...)
Maradona: Maradona: "I saw a monumental robbery in England vs. Colombia"
- July 05, 2018

And with a 14% win percentage, the worst of any national team with more than five shootouts to its name. This was more than a penalty shootout victory. England will play Sweden at the Samara Arena at 3pm on Saturday. Typical of Southgate, he made sure the postgame narrative was about his successful players rather than his own personal penalty demons being exorcised. (more...)
Manchester United defender Diogo Dalot 'no longer on crutches' Manchester United defender Diogo Dalot 'no longer on crutches'
- July 05, 2018

The toxic and unfriendly atmosphere in Spain will surely do little to tempt De Gea toward Madrid, and with a new five-year-deal reported to be close by the Mirror , the Old Trafford faithful can expect to see him between the posts moving forward. (more...)
Everton make audacious move for World Cup star Everton make audacious move for World Cup star
- July 05, 2018

It was reported that Mina's preference was to remain at the Nou Camp and fight for his place but with Barcelona set to sign Arthur Melo from Gremio, they need to loan the defender in order to free-up a non-EU place in their squad. Liverpool are considering making a move for Barcelona defender Yerry Mina , according to a report in The Mirror . After that, I'm always calm and I trust God. (more...)
Roger Federer races through to third round at Wimbledon Roger Federer races through to third round at Wimbledon
- July 05, 2018

Sam Querrey , the 11th seed, stepped up his bid to emulate last year's run to the semi-finals with a 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 6-3 win against Ukraine's Sergiy Stakhovsky. He said he "felt good" and "less nervous" than he did in his previous match, his first-round win over Dušan Lajović on Monday. But before the umpire could declare "Game, set and match Mrs Williams", the 36-year-old produced 29 unforced errors and needed six match points to finish off her 105th-ranked Dutch opponent. (more...)
Federer takes sets streak to 26 at Wimbledon Federer takes sets streak to 26 at Wimbledon
- July 05, 2018

Federer wasn't the only former champion in peak form on Centre Court as seven-time victor Serena routed Bulgarian qualifier Viktoriya Tomova 6-1, 6-4. The Spaniard failed to build upon her dominant display at last year's Wimbledon as she exited the U.S. Open in the second round and this year's Australian Open in the fourth. (more...)
Arsenal step up pursuit of Andre Gomes Arsenal step up pursuit of Andre Gomes
- July 05, 2018

Emiliano Martinez could, ultimately, be promoted to No.2 having returned from a loan spell at Getafe, while Matt Macey, who impressed in the Carabao Cup last season, could be retained as the club's No.3. With Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang guaranteed to start having taken to the Premier League like a duck to water following his club-record transfer for Borussia Dortmund in January, Emery will face some hard decisions as he looks to settle on his first choice forward line. (more...)
Knicks Ink Combo Forward Mario Hezonja To 1-Year Deal Knicks Ink Combo Forward Mario Hezonja To 1-Year Deal
- July 05, 2018

Hezonja never quite found his footing with the Orlando Magic , though, resulting in the Magic declining his team option for 2018-19 before this past season began. He played 22.1 minutes per contest. In 75 games, he made 30 starts and shot 44 percent from the field. The Knicks were lucky to land a star player and are now trying to build around him as they take castoffs and hope they can turn into something better in NY. (more...)
Cavani did not tear calf muscle, confirm Uruguay Cavani did not tear calf muscle, confirm Uruguay
- July 05, 2018

Cavani headed the opener after a fine one-two with Luis Suarez, but Pepe rose unmarked to nod in an equaliser. AFTER the thrills and spills of champagne football in the last-16 win over Argentina, France boss Didier Deschamps expects a far tighter affair against Uruguay. (more...)
Watch as England fans celebrate in Preston city centre Watch as England fans celebrate in Preston city centre
- July 04, 2018

It was also England's first knockout win at a tournament since 2006. Only Lineker has scored more World Cup goals overall for England than Golden Boot pace-setter Kane and here, Press Association Sport takes a look at the pair's statistics on the big stage. (more...)
Salah says thanks to Liverpool fans after signing new deal Salah says thanks to Liverpool fans after signing new deal
- July 04, 2018

Fekir, who is also believed to be on the radar of Real Madrid, made 40 appearances for Lyon last season, scoring 23 goals and registering eight assists. "I know we can achieve a lot of things together (and) I'm looking forward to seeing you". "Mo reflects where we are as a team, I think". "He's said I might play in a few different positions, but the plan is to use me in midfield and I'm available to play wherever he needs me". (more...)
England shake penalties demons in shootout against Colombia England shake penalties demons in shootout against Colombia
- July 04, 2018

Before, and after, were those half-dozen penalty shootouts, and those half-dozen England defeats. Colombia though certainly had the quality, will and opportunity to exploit any weaknesses in Southgate's defence and, while the late header from Yerry Mina forced extra-time, the backline passed their examination in impressive fashion. (more...)
I don't know how to stop Brazil's Neymar, says Belgium's Meunier I don't know how to stop Brazil's Neymar, says Belgium's Meunier
- July 04, 2018

Mexico players react at the end of the round of 16 match between Brazil and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena, in Samara , Russia, Monday, July 2, 2018. "As a coach I have a lot of options with this team but I know in my head what I want to do". Despite the dirty move by Layun, we can not deny that Neymar's reaction was priceless as he immediately thrashed around on the ground while holding his ankle and showing it off to everyone who was nearby how badly ... (more...)
Park's title after 3-way play-off, Latest Football News Park's title after 3-way play-off, Latest Football News
- July 04, 2018

A playoff was only needed after Park missed a birdie putt on the 18th, which would have given her the win on the final hole. And she continued to head in the wrong direction as the tournament wrapped up at the Kemper Lakes Golf Club early Monday (NZT), with the 21-year-old Kiwi posting a four-over 76 to finish on one over, in a tie for 31st. (more...)
Japan's World Cup 'psychic octopus' killed for food Japan's World Cup 'psychic octopus' killed for food
- July 04, 2018

However, Kimio Abe , who caught the animal, revealed it had since been taken to market, where it was sold and turned into seafood, reports the Independent. It looks like Rabiot may have had his revenge. At the 2010 tournament in South Africa, Paul the octopus became an worldwide star for correctly predicting all of Germany's games as well as the final - in which it backed Spain to win over the Netherlands. (more...)
LeBron James: Wait, he didn’t text Kevin Durant with tempting offer? LeBron James: Wait, he didn’t text Kevin Durant with tempting offer?
- July 04, 2018

While every team dreams of being ruled by King James, only a few have a legit chance of signing him. Then, he terminated his Miami contract early to return to Cleveland in 2014. Days later, James was gone. The Cavaliers can offer him a max deal of $205 million over five years ($41 million annually), while another team can max out at $152 million over four years ($38 million). (more...)
England break penalty shootout curse England break penalty shootout curse
- July 04, 2018

Colombia forward Radamel Falcao was furious after his side was eliminated from the World Cup Tuesday and blunt in handing out accusations of officiating bias in the loss to England. The victor plays the Sweden-Switzerland victor in a quarterfinal at 10 a.m. Saturday in Samara (Fox). That wasn't the case this time though and, as practically all of Twitter is pointing out on Tuesday night, football might indeed be coming home. (more...)

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