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Reason why Vardy did not take a penalty

Reason why Vardy did not take a penalty Uribe's penalty hit the crossbar while England's heroic goalkeeper, Jordan Pickford , saved Bacca's. Lincoln-born Dan Jones is ready for an incredible atmosphere in Colombia ahead of Tuesday's World Cup round of 16 clash (7pm kick-off United Kingdom time). [Full Article...]

Uruguay book quarter final date with France

Uruguay book quarter final date with France But the header from the Manchester City midfielder was off-target. Now I present to you my breakdown of each game along with my most likely wrong predictions . "He will have his habits, his way of speaking, but (not) the feeling. we feel differently", Suarez said. "He is an exceptional player", said Uruguay's veteran manager Oscar Tabarez. [Full Article...]

Australia-Philippines erupts in all-out brawl

Australia-Philippines erupts in all-out brawl An ugly brawl has marred Australia's 89-53 Fiba World Cup qualifying win over the Philippines in Manila. With most of its roster thrown out of the game, the Philippines was forced to play the rest of the third period with just three players. [Full Article...]

Dele Alli confirms availability for England to face Colombia

Dele Alli confirms availability for England to face Colombia The 22-year-old Sanchez has just completed his first season in the Premier League after joining Spurs in a £42 million pound deal from Ajax and Alli said he had been hugely impressed with the Colombian's performances. "No. Obviously we are going to have to play the big teams sooner rather than later, and if you want to be the best team in the world, you've got to beat the big teams". [Full Article...]

Portugal Are Out The World Cup After 2-1 Loss To Uruguay

Portugal Are Out The World Cup After 2-1 Loss To Uruguay He is trying to return the national team to its former glory, when it won two World Cup titles in 1930 and 1950. Despite topping its group undefeated, coach Oscar Tabarez's team did little to raise expectations in the tournament's open stages. [Full Article...]

Belgium Complete Dramatic Comeback, Defeat Japan 3-2 at 2018 World Cup

Belgium Complete Dramatic Comeback, Defeat Japan 3-2 at 2018 World Cup The second match on the third day of the round of 16 fixtures will see Belgium facing off against Japan in the Rostov Arena to secure a place in the Quarterfinals of the 2018 World Cup . Again, the goal wasn't the prettiest Belgium have scored this tournament, but was a sign of their ability to mix things up when their Plan A isn't working. [Full Article...]

Jerami Grant reportedly remaining with Thunder

Jerami Grant reportedly remaining with Thunder No matter what they do with Anthony, George staying keeps OKC competitive. Shelburne reports that George potentially staying with the Thunder has thrown a wrench into Los Angeles' plans. He arrived via trade with the Philadelphia 76ers in November 2016 in exchange for Ersan Ilyasova and a 2020 top-20 protected first-round pick. From Oklahoma City's perspective, this was quite a coup. [Full Article...]

Los Angeles Lakers, San Antonio Spurs re-engage in Kawhi Leonard trade talks

Los Angeles Lakers, San Antonio Spurs re-engage in Kawhi Leonard trade talks LeBron James continues to dominate sports headlines with many speculating that he is set to sign a contract this summer with only one of two teams-the Cleveland Cavaliers or Los Angeles Lakers . Los Angeles has yet to sign 25th overall pick Mo Wagner, meaning his rights can potentially be included in a trade; the Lakers are also willing to take on salary in order to facilitate a deal for an add... [Full Article...]

World Cup woe for Messi and Ronaldo as both bow out

World Cup woe for Messi and Ronaldo as both bow out On being questioned about who is the best footballer at the moment, Maradona added, " Diego ( Maradona ) and Pelé started this story (the best of all time), now Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar should continue it, "he added". "We're now speculating, was this the last time we saw Ronaldo and Messi at the World Cup? ". "We are aware of what you are referring to in terms of previous matches", FIFA's c... [Full Article...]

Defending champions Germany crash out after shock loss to South Korea

Defending champions Germany crash out after shock loss to South Korea Although Korea have lost each of their two Group F games so far , they could still get through to the last 16 if they beat Germany by two goals and Sweden lose to Mexico . In fact, only Brazil of the past five winners have managed to extend their defence of the title past the group stage with 1998 winners France falling at the first hurdle in 2002. [Full Article...]

Southgate's gamble piles pressure for Colombia clash

Southgate's gamble piles pressure for Colombia clash A last-16 clash against Colombia could be followed by a quarter-final against Sweden or Switzerland, with that prospect fuelling hope among England fans that their time may be about to come in a World Cup after some many heartbreaks down the years. [Full Article...]

Michael Ballack surprised by timing of Joachim Low contract

Michael Ballack surprised by timing of Joachim Low contract Key battle: While not a direct match-up, there is no doubting midfielders Luka Modric and Christian Eriksen are the key men in this one. Wins over Panama and Tunisia were backed up by a victory over England . Tactical upheaval and painfully ponderous performances suggest Didier Deschamps is still working out how to make the most of his talented squad. France have more questions than answ... [Full Article...]

Uruguay's Diego Godin holds the key to locking out Cristiano Ronaldo

Uruguay's Diego Godin holds the key to locking out Cristiano Ronaldo Take the under (with apologies if you lose because one team scores the winning goal in extra time ). "But what he has on top of all those qualities, he's the leader of that team, and there is not one single player who can contain him". - Luis Suarez has scored seven World Cup goals for Uruguay, second only to Oscar Miguez (eight) - Suarez scored a brace against South Korea in his only previ... [Full Article...]

German FA officials at World Cup fined for celebration provoking Sweden

German FA officials at World Cup fined for celebration provoking Sweden The Times also quotes a German source as saying there was an arrogance in the camp that hampered them from the outset, saying: 'The whole squad, the whole organisation, thought they are the World Cup winners. At the same time, Brazilian media has also picked up a video assistant referee (war) after Germany's first goal after South Korea . We got what we deserved. [Full Article...]

France vow to end Lionel Messi's World Cup dreams

France vow to end Lionel Messi's World Cup dreams Since then, France are unbeaten in eight World Cup fixtures against CONMEBOL opposition (W4 D4). But, he added: " Argentina will play an aggressive style of football, we're going to attack from kick-off". The last time these two sides met was in 2009 in an worldwide friendly which Messi and co had won 2-0. "We want to control the game throughout, if we don't I am sure it will become a ver... [Full Article...]

Watson overhauls faltering Casey to win Travelers title

Watson overhauls faltering Casey to win Travelers title Russell Henley and JB Holmes lead the chasing pack at 12 under, while Anirban Lahiri and second round leader Brian Harman are one back at 11 under. "It's one of those years where you want it to keep going, you just don't want it to end". Behind them were four-time major victor Rory McIlroy as well as two Americans, Brian Harman and Peter Malnati, at 6-under. He finished at 15-under 201 at Univ... [Full Article...]

Serena Williams awarded seeding for Wimbledon

Serena Williams awarded seeding for Wimbledon The question for tournament officials, however, is how to strike that balance between elevating a returning player whose ranking has dropped over rivals who have surged ahead of her in the rankings. Even though, this seeding would provide limited cushion, Serena will feel relieved after Wimbledon's gesture. Williams had said before the ruling that the idea of the sport changing the way maternity l... [Full Article...]

Lakers Rumors: LA Has Re-Engaged Spurs in Kawhi Leonard Trade Talks

Lakers Rumors: LA Has Re-Engaged Spurs in Kawhi Leonard Trade Talks LeBron James , right, might be hoping to have Kawhi Leonard on his side this season. According to a report from ESPN , James is "hesitant" to be the first superstar player the Lakers acquire this offseason, whether that's via trade or free agency. [Full Article...]

Mexico Impressive In Victory Over South Korea

Mexico Impressive In Victory Over South Korea Germany , playing in the Group of Death, found itself looking at an early exit from the World Cup during Saturday's match against Sweden. Both teams love to keep the ball on the ground, but the tactical strictness of the Koreans with very little room for creativity (or very little ability to deploy it) could come in handy for Mexico , who stunned Germany not just by beating but by completel... [Full Article...]

Brazil takes Group E with victory over Serbia

Brazil takes Group E with victory over Serbia The Serbs ended third in the group on three points, a disappointing campaign for them and their fans in Moscow after a bright opening game win against Costa Rica. Paulinho made up for Brazil's faulty finishing in the 36th minute - the marauding midfielder latching onto a perfectly-lobbed Philippe Coutinho pass before poking past a charging Stojkovic and giving Brazil an earned advantage. [Full Article...]


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