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Gareth Southgate: Media put England at 'disadvantage' by publishing team sheet

Gareth Southgate: Media put England at 'disadvantage' by publishing team sheet He is likely to be replaced by Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who came on for the Tottenham attacker in the 80th minute and played well. Pick your formation and starting XI - and don't forget to share your team on social media. The England camp were rocked this week after Steve Holland inadvertently seemed to reveal tactics to the press. Meanwhile, under fire forward Raheem Sterling also looks like h... [Full Article...]

England smash South Africa, break batting records

England smash South Africa, break batting records Beaumont reached her century in 47 balls , making it the second-fastest of the nine centuries scored in Women's T20 internationals. When she got out, Kiwis still had 15 deliveries left in their innings and they managed to score 34 more runs to register Women's T20I's highest total of 216 runs, which was later broken by England on the same day. [Full Article...]

A massive chocolate cake! Moscow confectioners’ gift for Lionel Messi’s 31st birthday

A massive chocolate cake! Moscow confectioners’ gift for Lionel Messi’s 31st birthday They were bad against a team that pressed them and bad against a team that sat back. Jorge Sampaoli, with the blessing of Messi, pleaded for patience as he was drafted in as Argentina's third coach in two years. Others connected to Argentine football have also spoken out after Thursday's debacle. Sampaoli took full responsibility for the loss , which followed his team's 1-1 draw with Icela... [Full Article...]

Djokovic relief at final return

Djokovic relief at final return Djokovic is a lowly 22nd in the ATP rankings after an embarrassing French Open quarter-final defeat against Italian journeyman Marco Cecchinato extended his wretched run in 2018. After claiming a tight opening set a tense clash reached boiling point when Djokovic complained angrily after he was ruled to have touched the net while hitting a victor - forcing the umpire to give the point to Chardy. [Full Article...]

Kroos missile secures last-gasp Germany win

Kroos missile secures last-gasp Germany win Sweden substitute Jimmy Durmaz was subjected to a storm of racial hatred and threats on social media after giving away the free-kick that led to Toni Kroos's late victor for Germany in their dramatic Group F World Cup clash . "Something I did appreciate today is that we didn't lose our nerves and break out in panic after conceding a goal". A win for Germany and a loss or draw for Sweden will ... [Full Article...]

Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku Injury Doubts for Belgium vs England

Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku Injury Doubts for Belgium vs England Hazard opened the scoring from the penalty spot before Lukaku's brace put Belgium in control, despite Tunisia pulling one back. Substitute Michy Batshuayi also got on the scoresheet, so Belgium have a class replacement ready to go. Former Chelsea and England midfielder Frank Lampard agreed that Lukaku is now playing with confidence. "For his second, he dinks it over the goalkeeper wi... [Full Article...]

Germany score 95th minute victor to inflict heartbreaking defeat on Sweden

Germany score 95th minute victor to inflict heartbreaking defeat on Sweden Germany , four-time World Cup winners and reigning champions, have appeared under intense pressure after the Mexican shocker. Plenty pointed out that Hernandez may need some singing lessons after today's game against South Korea , but we can't get enough of his face during an intense couple of minutes. [Full Article...]

Dele Alli out for England against Panama as Gareth Southgate reveals squad

Dele Alli out for England against Panama as Gareth Southgate reveals squad Now he has been handed a key role by England boss Gareth Southgate as the defensive midfielder who protects the back three in Russian Federation. Gareth Southgate accused the media of putting England at a "disadvantage" after his assistant Steve Holland was pictured holding a paper that appeared to show the projected starting XI against Panama . [Full Article...]

Kroos relieved to make amends for Germany

Kroos relieved to make amends for Germany Then, Sweden and Germany would have three points each, but South Korea would have a goal differential of zero, Sweden would have one of minus-one and Germany would be minus-two. Germany (3 points) will finish group play against fourth-place South Korea (0 points) on Wednesday, while Sweden (3 points) will face Mexico (6 points), who had clinched their place in the knockout rounds until Germany's... [Full Article...]

Costa Rica fans descend on Saint Petersburg

In the next match against Costa Rica, he complained to the referee frequently about not getting calls in his favour. Tite pulled a muscle during his wild celebrations after Philippe Coutinho's late goal in the team's 2-0 win over Costa Rica on Friday. [Full Article...]

Sixers trade No. 39 pick to Lakers for 2019 2nd-rounder, cash

Sixers trade No. 39 pick to Lakers for 2019 2nd-rounder, cash The weight is definitely impressive considering how skinny Wagner looks, which makes me think that he's got some solid muscle. But executing the Lakers' longtime goal of becoming a title contender this summer still will be no easy task. Both are intelligent players who don't concede on the defensive side - even against the second pick of this year's draft. They traded Jordan Clarkson and Larry ... [Full Article...]

Hamilton delighted with pole in "simple" session

Hamilton delighted with pole in Lewis Hamilton complained about his car's handling over the radio but still put in a best time of one minute 32.231 seconds. It has not been great for us in my lifetime, but England deserves to win the World Cup at some stage. "Overall, it was a good session and now we need to carry on this performance through the weekend". Red Bull will race under Honda power in 2019 and 2020 after announcin... [Full Article...]

Roundtable: Phoenix Suns 2018 draft review

Roundtable: Phoenix Suns 2018 draft review The top three picks are easy. All the speculation of who should go No. 1 overall, what team should select whom in the lottery, which are the top 14 picks for the non-playoff teams barring trades, are any franchises willing to let go of a top pick for a seasoned veteran, all of these questions are going to be answered in Thursday's draft. [Full Article...]

Hazard, Lukaku lead Belgium to win over Tunisia at World Cup

Hazard, Lukaku lead Belgium to win over Tunisia at World Cup A huge roar goes out from the Belgium supporters as their national anthem is been sung, we are minutes away from the kick-off. Belgium have six points from their two games while Tunisia have still to get off the mark and have only a remote mathematical chance of qualifying. [Full Article...]

Nets, Dwight Howard Will Negotiate A Buyout

Nets, Dwight Howard Will Negotiate A Buyout The Howard trade, which involved Timofey Mozgov , as well as two second-round picks and cash going to Charlotte, won't become official until after the moratorium has concluded on July 6. After winning their third National Basketball Association championships in four years, Golden State has reportedly revealed their plan to go "young, hungry, and smaller" which means their top target this summer i... [Full Article...]

Portugal Rethink Game Plan After Morocco Grind

Portugal Rethink Game Plan After Morocco Grind Keane's fellow panelist Ian Wright also backed Ronaldo in his long-running battle with Messi, as he took his goal tally at Russian Federation 2018 to four after his victor against Morocco on Wednesday. "We are all with him, he knows that he can count on the support of all of us more than ever", said Argentina striker Paulo Dybala of Messi. "Cristiano Ronaldo can play with anybody". [Full Article...]

Newcastle United must take note of Ruben Loftus-Cheek's comments

Newcastle United must take note of Ruben Loftus-Cheek's comments The Chronicle have reported how Newcastle are keen admirers of Loftus-Cheek , but any deal initially seemed highly unlikely. "I want to play as much as I can", he said, . "I do understand Chelsea are a big club and there is always pressure on managers to win games and trophies". It is understood that up to a dozen clubs, from the Premier League and overseas, have registered an interest with C... [Full Article...]

Owens placed on negotiation list by CFL's Eskimos

Owens placed on negotiation list by CFL's Eskimos It was announced he would be inducted in to the Pro Football Hall of Fame back in February. That type of speed would be a problem for opposing secondaries, and Owens was always a physical receiver during his career who was capable of battling through traffic and coming down with contested catches. [Full Article...]

Leinster face tough start to Champions Cup title defence

Leinster face tough start to Champions Cup title defence Three-time Champions Cup finalists Clermont of France and English side Northampton, the 2000 European champions, will provide stiff competition for Dragons, while Romanians Timisoara provide less familiar opposition. Ulster were 27-20 winners over the Scarlets in Belfast in the early weeks of the 2017/18 campaign but have not won at Parc y Scarlets since December 2012. [Full Article...]

Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0 in World Cup last 16

Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0 in World Cup last 16 Despite there formidable World Cup record against European opposition, their was in fact only one previous meeting between these two sides - a friendly in 1981 - and Iceland won 3-0. Rohr said they will use any advantage they can. With Croatia heading the group on six points Nigeria knew a second defeat would mean elimination and Iceland started brightest after coach Heimir Hallgrimsson ... [Full Article...]


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