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Willian unfazed by Barcelona rumours

Willian unfazed by Barcelona rumours Barcelona are not leaving anything to chance when it comes to their desire to sign Willian from Chelsea this summer. When asked about linking up with Coutinho and Paulinho at the Nou Camp, Willian said: 'Well, they are excellent players with a lot of quality. [Full Article...]

Formula One has gone too far with penalties, says Vettel

Formula One has gone too far with penalties, says Vettel The Melbourne race has been held on the penultimate weekend of March for the last two years but has been moved forward, to give the event space either side of the Moomba Festival and the start of the Australia Football League season. "I can only imagine the boys are definitely on a high at the moment", he said of the England team. I feel I have the best strategy team behind me. [Full Article...]

'Phsychic' octopus who correctly predicted World Cup results eaten

'Phsychic' octopus who correctly predicted World Cup results eaten You may remember Paul the psychic octopus , who successfully predicted Spain's march to the 2010 title, while Newton the psychic parrot is making waves over on the sports channel Eurosport. The circular paddle pool used for the experiment was separated into three sections - one with a Japanese flag, another an opponent's flag, and a sign that read "draw" - each with a tilted basket strewn wit... [Full Article...]

Belgium fancied to knock Brazil out of the World Cup

Belgium fancied to knock Brazil out of the World Cup Belgium , bidding to reach their first semi-finals since 1986 in Mexico, face a huge challenge to knock off Tite's men but after surviving Japan, they already feel they are playing with house money. But Belgium has arguably its best-ever team this year with strength in all positions. Those expectations have since been tempered after Belgium sneaked into the last eight following a last-gasp... [Full Article...]

Rescuers Consider Alternative Routes To Save Boys Trapped In Thai Cave

Rescuers Consider Alternative Routes To Save Boys Trapped In Thai Cave Parts of a passageway leading to where the boys and coach were found on Monday is still flooded all the way to the ceiling, making diving the only way out. With heavy rains forecast for this weekend, the pressure is on to quickly find an escape route before the boys are stuck with rising flood waters. Chiang Rai provincial Gov Narongsak Osatanakorn said that while the team has been practisin... [Full Article...]

Lucas Torreira's father drops massive update on reported move to Arsenal

Lucas Torreira's father drops massive update on reported move to Arsenal Gomes is valued at £30m in Spain, which is more than Arsenal can afford given they're working to a very strict budget. CalcioMercato are citing a report from the Express that claims Emery is keen to lure the Mexican global to north London and Arsenal chiefs have now opened talks with his agents about a move to the Emirates. [Full Article...]

Russian couple divorce over Ronaldo-Messi debate

Russian couple divorce over Ronaldo-Messi debate The BBC has the rights to England's next 2018 World Cup game, which is against Sweden in the quarter-finals at 3pm on Saturday July 7. Heavyweights Argentina, Portugal and Spain have been left behind. Emil Forsberg scored a deflected goal in the 66th minute to give the Swedes a 1-0 victory over Switzerland and a place in the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time in 24 years. [Full Article...]

It's coming home! England fans celebrate victory against Colombia in Reading

It's coming home! England fans celebrate victory against Colombia in Reading Hainsey and Buvey were there to see all the highlights as England went on to beat Colombia on Penalties to go through to the quarter finals of the World Cup. With referee Mark Geiger coming under increasing pressure from both sets of players, Colombia attempted to physically block England taking set-pieces with Wilmar Barrios also seemingly headbutting Jordan Henderson in the first half. [Full Article...]

Manchester United And Liverpool Battle To Sign Stoke City Playmaker

Manchester United And Liverpool Battle To Sign Stoke City Playmaker Manchester United are on the verge of completing a shock deal to sign veteran goakeeper Lee Grant from relegated club Stoke City , as per reports from the Mirror . A number of clubs across the continent are thought to have sounded out United regarding a short-term deal for the former Rochdale and Belenenses loanee. [Full Article...]

Serena Williams advances to third round at Wimbledon

Serena Williams advances to third round at Wimbledon The 25th seed had to battle from a break down in the second set but went on to win five games in a row to set up a second-round encounter against either Tereza Smitkova or Viktoriya Tomova. "It was interesting because all these articles over pop culture, you hear when you breastfeed you lose weight, and you're so thin", she said, adding: "That wasn't happening to me". [Full Article...]

Roger Federer beats Lukas Lacko to advance to third round at Wimbledon

Roger Federer beats Lukas Lacko to advance to third round at Wimbledon In the first set, Federer broke Lacko in the seventh game to take the opener, 6-4. "I'm pretty happy with my serve and controlling the emotions", Muguruza said. But she was broken again in the final game, becoming the fifth of the top eight women's seeds to lose before the third round. Meanwhile, the 17th-seeded Barty defeated Swiss opponent Stefanie Voegele 7-5, 6-3 to claim her first main-dr... [Full Article...]

Uruguay's Cavani in doubt for France game

Uruguay's Cavani in doubt for France game While Cavani's fitness doubt is a concern for Uruguay, France defender Adil Rami said: "We need to stop thinking that Cavani will play against us". The 1998 champions are into the quarterfinals for the seventh time, and coming off a 4-3 win over Lionel Messi's Argentina in an enthralling contest at Kazan Arena in which they dominated throughout and exposed Argentina's defensive flaws. [Full Article...]

Razorbacks Run Falls Short In Championship Series

Razorbacks Run Falls Short In Championship Series Ever since then, we were out to finish the job. "Our guys never gave in". Zak Taylor had an RBI single in the eighth inning to push the Beavers' lead to 5-0. Arkansas (48-21) was shut out for the first time in 100 games. And they weren't the same. Next up was rightfielder Trevor Larnach . The Beavers proved it Thursday. [Full Article...]

Hataoka's 4th-round launch almost wins Women's PGA C'ship

Hataoka's 4th-round launch almost wins Women's PGA C'ship Park rolled in birdie putts on both playoff holes, the second one dropping in at the par 4, 16th hole after a 20-minute weather delay. Hataoka and the South Koreans each finished 72 holes at Kemper Lakes deadlocked at 10-under par 278. "Winning this tournament is going to be huge because I never really dreamed about becoming a Grand Slammer", she said. "I tried to make as many birdies as I c... [Full Article...]

Brazil firm as bookmakers' favourites for World Cup

Brazil firm as bookmakers' favourites for World Cup Cool, well played, but at what point does this guy have to answer for his ridiculous on-field behaviour? "How we use him is very important in a tournament like this, when we have very little time to recover between games". Brazil soaked up the pressure for the better part of their game after Neymar had opened the scoring against El Tri until Firmino sealed their passage into the quarter-finals ... [Full Article...]

Real Madrid deny making Neymar offer

Real Madrid deny making Neymar offer TVE , via AS, reported that Real are preparing to hand the player a remarkable seven-year contract worth €45m a season, but the club have come out to deny the claims in a weird turn of events. PSG spent a record 222 million euros ($260 million) previous year by buy Neymar from Barcelona . Ronaldo, who had shined in the World Cup before his Portugal side was beaten by Uruguay on Saturday, cast... [Full Article...]

Nervous England fans hopeful ahead of World Cup knockout match against Colombia

Nervous England fans hopeful ahead of World Cup knockout match against Colombia In an apparent reference to Courtois's comments, Pickford said after the game: "I've got that power and agility to get around the goal - I don't care if I'm not the biggest keeper, I've got that power and agility and I'm very good at (penalties)". [Full Article...]

Real Madrid linked to $116M offer from Juventus for Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid linked to $116M offer from Juventus for Cristiano Ronaldo The newspapers cited the TV report in their own discussions of a potential transfer, but did not confirm the claim that the deal has already been agreed. His last contract, signed in 2016, made him the best paid player in the world but he has since been overtaken by Messi and Neymar following his world record £200m move from Barca to the French giants last summer. [Full Article...]

David Moyes backs Jordan Pickford for England role

David Moyes backs Jordan Pickford for England role Before the game, England had won only two World Cup knockout matches since 1990 and looked to be making it three when captain Harry Kane gave them the lead from the penalty spot. Yes. No question", he replied when asked the question. " I'm really pleased with his performances ". "Fantastic", said Southgate. "We deserved it as well". [Full Article...]

Wenger Tips France, Brazil, England To Win World Cup

Wenger Tips France, Brazil, England To Win World Cup I said it two years ago when I was captain of the team: give these lads a bit of time, because I've seen the quality and the ability they all had. " England have a great aerial threat: they collide and fall in the box, there were penalties against Panama". [Full Article...]


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