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Diego Maradona During Argentina v Nigeria Game

Diego Maradona During Argentina v Nigeria Game The Australians ended up with one point after losing 2-1 to France and drawing 1-1 with Denmark . "And we played in the same level and I think sometimes even a little bit higher (than opponents) so that means that you can reach a lot when you work very well". [Full Article...]

Zabaleta: Messi doesn’t lose Barca magic with Argentina

Zabaleta: Messi doesn’t lose Barca magic with Argentina Along with Messi and Mascherano, my old Manchester City team-mate Nicolas Otamendi is part of the spine of the Argentina team, and is in control of the back four. Iceland has to win vs. Croatia to have any chance. A 3-0 loss to Croatia last week left Argentina in danger of missing out on the last 16 and sparked days of soul-searching in Argentine football, with Sampaoli coming under c... [Full Article...]

Houston's James Harden wins NBA MVP over LeBron James and Anthony Davis

Houston's James Harden wins NBA MVP over LeBron James and Anthony Davis James Harden clinches his first NBA MVP award after it eluded him a year ago. Harden's impact was undeniable, but there weren't many players that affected the game on both ends of the floor the way Davis did for the New Orleans Pelicans . [Full Article...]

Ahmed Musa sets TWO World Cup records as Nigeria beat Iceland

Ahmed Musa sets TWO World Cup records as Nigeria beat Iceland The Super Eagles are the only one of the three teams with their fate in their own hands. Still, after the disappointment of the Nigeria game, the Iceland pub in NY was far from somber. Sigurdsson is a danger for Iceland , and Wilfred Ndidi must be at his best to silence the Everton man, who will drop off his striker in the hole and in between the lines to find good space. [Full Article...]

Martin O'Neill left unimpressed by optimism of England fans

Martin O'Neill left unimpressed by optimism of England fans In England and Gareth Southgate , here's a team which won the opening two games of its campaign and scored six goals past the North American minnows Panama , putting them to the sword. 49' It's been a slow start to the second half, with Panama taking a more conservative approach to proceedings. Kane is now the leading scorer in the tournament with five goals and he is also only the third ... [Full Article...]

Messi's Argentina have shot at World Cup redemption

Messi's Argentina have shot at World Cup redemption Veron, who only retired from football in 2017 at the age of 41, said he hoped Lionel Messi's form would improve to help Argentina recover from a poor start to the World Cup , which has seen them take just one point from their first two games. [Full Article...]

Lionel Messi fan found dead after Argentina crash to Croatia

Lionel Messi fan found dead after Argentina crash to Croatia Dinu's father, P V Alexander, found his son missing on Friday morning. A 30-year-old fan of Argentina's player Lionel Messi went missing from his residence in Kerala's Kottayam on Friday. "Nothing is left for me to see in this world". He left a note behind saying he was upset with the team's defeat and was going to end his life, police had said. [Full Article...]

Australia eye win to reach Round of 16

The lines were incredibly close throughout their run in Group C, but back-to-back defeats against Denmark and France-both by 1-0 scorelines-remind just how close they came to making the round of 16. The hysteria over Tim Cahilll and Daniel Arzani - and the scant match minutes they were afforded - disguises one irrefutable fact: when the chips were down the Socceroos couldn't find the Midas touch n... [Full Article...]

76ers' Simmons win Rookie of the Year honours

76ers' Simmons win Rookie of the Year honours The NBA Awards are being held in Los Angeles and the rookie award was contentious, with Mitchell and others questioning if Simmons should be eligible because he sat out the 2016/17 season injured. When Simmons was announced the victor Mitchell got out of his seat and hugged the Australian. "I try not to let the media hype things up or fans". Simmons helped Philadelphia to a 52-30 record, inc... [Full Article...]

Mavs swap picks with Hawks to get Luka Doncic

Mavs swap picks with Hawks to get Luka Doncic Just don't remind Nelson about the Nowitzki-Bird comparisons. The Hawks, meanwhile, get an exceptional shooter in Young, a 19-year-old guard who earned Big 12 Freshman of the Year honors for the Oklahoma Sooners this season. I've played against a lot of ex-NBA players, and I've had some great teammates. "Another says it can be hard to persuade owners, who are quick to bring up names like [Andrea... [Full Article...]

VAR leads to record World Cup penalty count

The World Cup couldn't have started any worse for the Spaniards. Then in the second half, Youssef En-Nesyri's towering header completely caught the Spanish defence out. The upper reaches of soccer, unlike major North American leagues, had resisted the lure of replay review for a long time, only introducing VAR - video assistant referee - in domestic leagues recently, and it had not gone swimming... [Full Article...]

Nigeria vs. Argentina: All you need to know

Nigeria vs. Argentina: All you need to know The South Americans were handed a lifeline ahead of their final Group D game by Nigeria , who beat Iceland 2-1 to keep their own hopes alive in the tournament as well. The two-time world champions have collected only one point at the 2018 FIFA World Cup so far, after drawing 1-1 with Iceland before the humbling defeat to Croatia . [Full Article...]

Denmark vs France - Preview, Live Match | 26 Jun 2018

Denmark, meanwhile, aren't quite there yet, and need at least a point here to ensure Australia have no chance of stealing ground on them against Peru and nicking second place. "I don't think it is important to know", he said . If you ask anyone in France what Les Bleus' World Cup highlight is, they'd undoubtedly tell you it was on home turf in 1998, when Zinedine Zidane turned in a two goal... [Full Article...]

Lyon president Aulas informs Liverpool of new Fekir price

Lyon president Aulas informs Liverpool of new Fekir price Captain of Lyon , Fekir helped his side qualify for the Champions League with a third-placed finish in Ligue 1 last season, scoring 18 goals. Aulas, who blamed Liverpool for the collapse, recently claimed that Real Madrid are one of many "other clubs" interested in signing Fekir this summer. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation 2018 breaks World Cup penalties record

Russian Federation 2018 breaks World Cup penalties record While the match did not mean much to the group, the two teams were battling for pride. Although some football sages had tipped Uruguay to excel before the World Cup began, the south Americans were happy to fly under the radar during their first two group games, doing what was needed to progress past Saudi Arabia and Egypt by a single goal in each match. [Full Article...]

McLaren open to Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull confident he will stay

McLaren open to Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull confident he will stay Red Bull driver Ricciardo's contract is up at the end of the year , with the Australian linked with moves to Mercedes and Ferrari . However, the prospect of driving for the two title contenders could be closing as Mercedes and Ferrari are looking within their team for future drivers. [Full Article...]

VAR drama as Portugal and Spain reach World Cup last 16

VAR drama as Portugal and Spain reach World Cup last 16 Spain , which was minutes away from elimination, ended up topping the group with that last-minute goal. Even Ronaldo, a player rarely enthused by his teammates' scoring exploits, was impressed. Mexico are in the box-seat with six points - a point against Sweden and they are through. There's also a freaky edge in this group, whereas if South Korea beat Germany 1-0, and Mexico beat Swede... [Full Article...]

Serena Williams's seven Wimbledon titles

Serena Williams's seven Wimbledon titles But weighing in on the debate whether Williams should be seeded at the upcoming Wimbledon Championships, McEnroe didn't shy away from speaking up in her favour. Wimbledon chiefs will make a decision on Tuesday after a meeting of the All England Club committee. "That's me coming from a different viewpoint", McEnroe said . [Full Article...]

Ronaldo misses penalty, Portugal draws 1-1 with Iran

Ronaldo misses penalty, Portugal draws 1-1 with Iran Former England striker Alan Shearer discussing Iran 1-1 Portugal: "That was farcical, shambolic". Fans watching the match on social media took to commenting on the incident, with many pointing out the Portuguese forward's humorous reaction. [Full Article...]

Argentina take player power to new level ahead of Nigeria clash

Argentina take player power to new level ahead of Nigeria clash The Russian showpiece has been a ideal storm of pressure for Messi , as not only has he struggled after missing a penalty against Iceland but Cristiano Ronaldo's incredible return of four goals in two games has put the spotlight on the Argentine even more. [Full Article...]


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