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Cristiano Ronaldo makes World Cup history as Portugal hold off Ghana in opener

Posted Friday, November 25, 2022 by PA8 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo made World Cup history two days after severing ties with Manchester United as Portugal opened their campaign in Qatar with a 3-2 win over Ghana.Ronaldo, who is a free agent after his acrimonious Old Trafford break-up, became the first man to score in five World Cup final tournaments when he tucked away Portugal’s first from the penalty spot.Andre Ayew’s equaliser br...Full Story »

Conor Wilkinson back in training as Walsall prepare to host Carlisle in FA Cup

Posted Friday, November 25, 2022 by PA5 hits

Walsall striker Conor Wilkinson has made a welcome return to training ahead of the FA Cup second-round tie against Carlisle but is unlikely to be rushed back into action.Wilkinson has been out since April after needing knee surgery but has been stepping up his recovery and joined in with the first team earlier this week.Midfielder Jack Earing could come into contention for the cup tie having aga...Full Story »

Striker Josh Umerah set to return for Hartlepool in FA Cup clash with Harrogate

Posted Friday, November 25, 2022 by PA3 hits

Hartlepool boss Keith Curle is expected to recall striker Josh Umerah for his side’s home FA Cup tie against Harrogate.Umerah missed last week’s league defeat at Barrow through suspension but is available having also recovered from a clash of heads in the recent defeat at Stevenage.Defender David Ferguson is an injury doubt after being withdrawn midway through the first half at Barro...Full Story »

Uruguay and South Korea start World Cup campaigns with lacklustre draw

Posted Thursday, November 24, 2022 by PA1 hits

Uruguay and South Korea played out a disappointing goalless draw at the Education City Stadium as none of the big-name players on show were able to raise the game above mediocre.Ghana and Portugal, the other two teams in Group H, appeared to be the real winners after a contest which failed to produce a shot on target.Diego Godin and the best player on the pitch Federico Valverde, from distance l...Full Story »

Newport target another cup scalp when Derby visit Rodney Parade

Posted Thursday, November 24, 2022 by PA5 hits

Newport will be eyeing another FA Cup shock when they host Sky Bet League One Derby on Sunday.The Exiles have beaten Leeds and Leicester and taken Tottenham to a replay in recent years and they will be eyeing a spot in the third round.Boss Graham Coughlan will check on Adam Lewis after he limped out of the midweek Papa John’s Trophy defeat to MK Dons with an ankle injury.Coughlan made four...Full Story »

Slobodan Tedic doubtful for Barnsley’s FA Cup tie against Crewe

Posted Thursday, November 24, 2022 by PA7 hits

Slobodan Tedic remains a doubt ahead of Barnsley’s FA Cup second-round tie against Crewe at Oakwell on Saturday.The on-loan Manchester City striker has missed the Tykes’ last two games after sustaining an ankle issue.Matty Wolfe, Jordan Helliwell and Luke Thomas are still sidelined.Boss Michael Duff is expected to bring a number of players back into his starting XI after making eight...Full Story »

World Cup star is married to Miss Belgium - who also competed at Miss Universe

Posted Thursday, November 24, 2022 by hits

Yannick Carrasco is part of the Belgium golden generation who have one last crack at World Cup glory in Qatar - and he's also trying to live up to his former Miss Belgium wife Yannick Carrasco will be cheered on at the World Cup by his wife Noemie Happart (Image: yannickferreiracarrasco/Instagram) Belgium star Yannick Carrasco will be looking to finally achieve glory alongside the rest of thei...Full Story »

Spain hit seven past Costa Rica in their biggest ever World Cup win

Posted Thursday, November 24, 2022 by ESPN2 hits

Spain claimed their biggest ever World Cup win and took pole position in Group E in a comfortable 7-0 victory over Costa Rica on Wednesday. Dani Olmo opened the scoring with a neat turn and finish on 11 minutes to hand Spain an early lead at the Al Thumama Stadium in Qatar, and Marco Asensio doubled their advantage 10 minutes later with a well-taken finish from a Jordi Alba cross. Costa Rice...Full Story »

Serie A giants 'battling' to sign outcast Chelsea star after World Cup

Posted Thursday, November 24, 2022 by Caughtoffside.com18 hits

Inter Milan and Juventus are battling to sign Chelsea attacker Christian Pulisic in the January transfer window. That is according to the Daily Mail, which broke the news of the potential bidding war on Wednesday. So far this season, Pulisic has started only three Premier League matches. Injuries and fluctuating form have led the 24-year-old to drastically fall down the pecking order at Che...Full Story »

John Herdman: Canada showed against Belgium that they belong at the World Cup

Posted Thursday, November 24, 2022 by PA5 hits

John Herdman believes his Canada side proved they belong at the World Cup after they outshone Belgium only to slip to a narrow defeat.Michy Batshuayi hit the only goal of the game as a lacklustre Belgium, ranked second in the world, began Group F with a barely-deserved 1-0 win.Canada – 39 places lower than Belgium in the rankings – had earlier missed a penalty as Alphonso Davies&rsqu...Full Story »

Canada suffer penalty woes as Belgium edge to opening World Cup win

Posted Thursday, November 24, 2022 by PA7 hits

Canada missed a penalty and were controversially denied two more as Michy Batshuayi’s strike condemned them to a narrow defeat against Belgium on their first World Cup appearance in 36 years.Having finished third in the 2018 finals and boasting talent such as Kevin De Bruyne, Youri Tielemans and Thibaut Courtois, Belgium have been tipped to go deep into the tournament once more.But they ha...Full Story »

JAPANDEMONIUM Germany 1 Japan 2: Another huge World Cup shock as brilliant Japanese stun one of the favourites in famous win

Posted Wednesday, November 23, 2022 by hits

Japan were trailing 1-0 with just 15 minutes to go before an incredible double whammy sucker-punched the four-time World Cup winners and claimed them a famous 2-1 victory. Japan secured a famous victory over Germany with a late rally Credit: EPA Ritsu Doan fired the Japanese level just moments after coming off the bench Credit: Reuters Takuma Asano then raced clear to fire Japan into the lead...Full Story »

SOLID AS A MOROCC Morocco 0 Croatia 0: World Cup runners-up struggle on return as Luka Modric and Co flop against solid African side

Posted Wednesday, November 23, 2022 by hits

The beaten finalists in Russia are not a patch on the team who knocked England out in the semi-finals four years ago. Hakim Ziyech and Luka Modric battled for possession in the Group F clash Credit: Getty Achraf Hakimi tested the goalkeeper with his long-range piledriver Credit: Getty And now they might struggle to even make it beyond the group stages after being forced into a stalemate by a ...Full Story »

SPECIAL GREA-TING Jack Grealish’s disabled fan Finlay Fisher, 11, left gobsmacked by call from England star after special celebration

Posted Wednesday, November 23, 2022 by hits

The Three Lions and Man City ace performed his special goal celebration on Monday as a nod to young Finlay Fisher after netting against Iran. England ace Jack Grealish sat down to video-call his biggest fan Finlay Fisher Grealish celebrated with 'The Finlay' after netting for England against Iran Credit: Getty Grealish gave the young lad a signed City shirt to his young fan Credit: Andy Kelvi...Full Story »

AUD CELEBRATION Watch hilarious moment Saudi Arabia fan rips DOOR off its hinges in excitement after heroic World Cup win over Argentina

Posted Wednesday, November 23, 2022 by hits

Saudi Arabia put together one of the greatest World Cup shockers of all time when they beat Lionel Messi and co 2-1 in the group stage. Saudi Arabian fans erupted into wild celebrations after the win over Argentina One Saudi Arabian fan went so crazy he ripped a door off its hinges Saudi have sprung the biggest shock fo the World Cup so far Credit: PA Messi opened the scoring after just 10 m...Full Story »

The World Cup is Kylian Mbappe’s stage, says France boss Didier Deschamps

Posted Wednesday, November 23, 2022 by PA7 hits

France head coach Didier Deschamps has backed Kylian Mbappe to shine at the World Cup, labelling it “his competition” after the forward excelled in a comeback win over Australia.A number of injures rocked the France squad heading into the finals and they were stunned as Craig Goodwin opened the scoring after nine minutes before rallying to record a 4-1 win.Olivier Giroud scored twice...Full Story »

Tunisia Holds Denmark to 0-0 Draw in Group D at World Cup

Posted Tuesday, November 22, 2022 by usnews.com0 hits

Tunisia held European Championship semifinalist Denmark to a 0-0 draw at the World Cup. Tunisia's Aissa Laidouni reacts to supporters during the World Cup group D soccer match between Denmark and Tunisia, at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan , Qatar, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar) THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Coming three hours after Saudi Arabia beat Argentina in a shocking ups...Full Story »

ARAB STING Argentina 1 Saudi Arabia 2: Lionel Messi flops in huge World Cup shock as favourites suffer first loss in THREE years

Posted Tuesday, November 22, 2022 by hits

Even the strictly sober Saudis must have fancied a Bud to toast the most remarkable result in their football history and one which is sending shockwaves through the World Cup. Lionel Messi and Argentina were stunned by Saudi Arabia Credit: Getty Lionel Messi and Argentina were stunned by Saudi Arabia Credit: Getty From a goal down after ten minutes and three hair’s-breadth offside decis...Full Story »

Neymar slammed for ‘arrogant’ change to his Brazil World Cup kit but Richarlison defends team-mate with X-rated rant

Posted Tuesday, November 22, 2022 by hits

NEYMAR has been labelled "arrogant" for altering his Brazil kit ahead of the World Cup. The South Americans are seeking to win the competition for a record-extending sixth time in Qatar. Neymar has added an extra star to his Brazil kit ahead of the World Cup They currently have five World Cup wins to their name, meaning they also have five stars on their kit. But Neymar has shared a picture ...Full Story »

Manchester United interested in 32-year-old set to star at the World Cup

Posted Tuesday, November 22, 2022 by Caughtoffside.com19 hits

Manchester United are interested in Juventus goalkeeper and Polish international Wojciech Szczesny. With David De Gea out of contract at the end of the season, bringing in a new goalkeeper could be a priority for Manchester United. Even if De Gea’s contract is extended, Martin Dubravka was only signed on loan, so it wouldn’t be a surprise to see Erik ten Hag bring in a number two ...Full Story »

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