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Mohamed Salah welcomes fans after home address leaked on Facebook

Posted Saturday, June 30, 2018 by ESPN184 hits

Mohamed Salah showed his humility by responding to his adoring fans in incredible fashion after details of his Cairo address were leaked on Facebook. Fans reacted to the Facebook leak as one would have imagined they might, thronging to Salah's address without a care for their hero's privacy, but the Liverpool and Egypt star was unfazed by the crowds outside his property. Salah went outside t...Full Story »

MLS player Collin Martin comes out as gay

Posted Saturday, June 30, 2018 by Skysports.com230 hits

Minnesota United midfielder Collin Martin has come out as gay, becoming the only openly gay athlete currently playing in one of the major US sports leagues. Martin made the announcement via social media on Friday morning, ahead of Pride Night at his club - who are taking on FC Dallas. The 23-year-old is the first male athlete from a major American sport to come out as gay since Michael Sam, ...Full Story »

Manchester United midfielder Fellaini signs new deal

Posted Saturday, June 30, 2018 by Marca.com141 hits

Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini signed a new two-year deal with the club on Friday. The 30-year-old, part of Belgium's squad at the Workd Cup finals, had looked set to leave the club when his existing deal expired at the end of June. "I made this decision because I am very happy here," Fellaini said. "I feel like this team, under Jose (Mourinho) still has a lot we want to ac...Full Story »

Liverpool transfer news: Reds 'were prepared to risk signing Nabil Fekir' – claims

Posted Saturday, June 30, 2018 by hits

Nabil Fekir: Liverpool were initially prepared to take a risk in signing the forward LIVERPOOL were prepared to proceed with signing Nabil Fekir despite concerns surrounding his medical. That's according to Liverpool Echo journalist James Pearce. Fekir's switch to Anfield spectacularly fell through at the beginning of June after it emerged there was an issue with the Frenchman's medical. It ...Full Story »

Luis Suarez says Cristiano Ronaldo rivalry is just in La Liga

Posted Saturday, June 30, 2018 by Skysports.com203 hits

Luis Suarez (left) says his rivalry with Cristiano Ronaldo is just at club level Luis Suarez believes any rivalry he may have with Cristiano Ronaldo is limited just to playing against each other for Barcelona and Real Madrid in La Liga. Ronaldo's Portugal take on Suarez and Uruguay in the World Cup last 16 on Saturday and the Barcelona forward insists it is not a personal battle with the Real ...Full Story »

Lionel Messi picks Mohamed Salah over Neymar in Liverpool blow

Posted Friday, June 29, 2018 by hits

Lionel Messi will not welcome Neymar back to the Nou Camp BARCELONA star Lionel Messi wants the club to sign Liverpool's Mohamed Salah instead of PSG forward Neymar, reports claim. Barcelona star Messi has reportedly blocked the Catalan giants from signing Neymar, a year after his controversial exit. The Brazil international turned his back on the Nou Camp last summer, ditching Barca for PSG....Full Story »

World Cup ban? Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, England players at risk of suspension

Posted Friday, June 29, 2018 by Skysports.com276 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo is one booking away from a ban at the World Cup Disciplinary points did not decide England's group in the end but the risk of suspension remains for several players at the last-16 stage. Players at the 2018 World Cup will be banned for one match if they pick up two yellow cards before the semi-final stage. England have one of the best fair-play records at the tournament, wit...Full Story »

England 0 Belgium 1: Januzaj stunner claims Group G top spot

Posted Friday, June 29, 2018 by Goal.com162 hits

Belgium set up a World Cup last-16 meeting with Japan as Adnan Januzaj's first international goal earned a 1-0 win against England to top Group G. With Brazil potentially awaiting in the quarter-finals for the group winners, there was speculation both teams would prefer to finish second to be paired with either Sweden or Switzerland in the last eight. But despite Belgium making nine changes ...Full Story »

England beaten by Belgium and will face Colombia in last 16 of World Cup

Posted Friday, June 29, 2018 by PA120 hits

Adnan Januzaj’s stunning goal secured a much-changed Belgium side a 1-0 win over England’s second string on Thursday evening and meant Gareth Southgate’s men will face Colombia in the last 16 of the World Cup.What looked like being one of the ties of the group stage instead became a rather strange encounter given the talk about the most favourable knockout route, including sugg...Full Story »

Wahbi Khazri scores the winner as Tunisia claim long-awaited World Cup win

Posted Friday, June 29, 2018 by PA70 hits

Tunisia claimed their first win at the World Cup for 40 years as a second-half fightback saw them beat Panama 2-1 in Saransk.Panama brightened up a drab first half when Jose Luis Rodriquez’s 20-yard shot deflected off Yassine Meriah and wrongfooted Aymen Mathlouthi in the Tunisia goal.👏👏👏Deserved win and first three points for #TUN in Saransk.#PANTUN Story »

Japan reach World Cup last 16 courtesy of their fair play record

Posted Friday, June 29, 2018 by PA146 hits

Japan booked their place in the World Cup knockout stages amid farcical scenes in Volgograd despite falling to a 1-0 defeat against already-eliminated Poland.Jan Bednarek fired the only goal in the 59th minute but the scoreline in the other Group H game between Colombia and Senegal meant the Japanese were still set to go through by virtue of a better fair play record than the latter.The final 20...Full Story »

Japan 0 Poland 1: Fair play history made as Nishino's men scrape through

Posted Friday, June 29, 2018 by Goal.com199 hits

Akira Nishino's call to change his Japan team almost backfired as they progressed on fair play after a 1-0 defeat to Poland. Japan became the first team to qualify from the World Cup group stages via fair play rankings despite a 1-0 defeat to Poland in which Akira Nishino bizarrely made six changes to an unbeaten team. The Samurai Blue had beaten Colombia and drawn with Senegal to enter thei...Full Story »

Senegal 0 Colombia 1: Mina header dumps unlucky Africans out in fair play first

Posted Friday, June 29, 2018 by Goal.com186 hits

Japan's surprise loss to already eliminated Poland proved irrelevant as Colombia knocked Senegal out with a 1-0 victory in Samara. Colombia topped Group H thanks to Yerry Mina's header in a 1-0 win over Senegal that sent the African side out of the World Cup by virtue of their fair play record - the first nation to exit the tournament by the method. Both teams were on track to move into the ...Full Story »

German press reaction to exit: 'Historic disaster', 'collapse', 'nightmare'...

Posted Thursday, June 28, 2018 by Marca.com238 hits

'Catastrophe', 'historic disgrace', 'shameful end', 'nightmare', the German press have not held back in their appraisal of their country's World Cup exit after defeat by South Korea. The World Cup holders ended up fourth in their group having first lost to Mexico and then beaten Sweden ahead of the South Korea match. Kicker's online headline read 'Historic elimination! The German champions a...Full Story »

England boss Gareth Southgate challenges World Cup stars to become new ‘golden generation'

Posted Thursday, June 28, 2018 by hits

His squad flew into Kaliningrad last night intent on becoming the first England side in 36 years to win all three World Cup group games. Victory over Belgium will clinch top spot in Group G and a second round match in Rostov against one of Colombia, Senegal or Japan. While Belgian boss Roberto Martinez admits beating England is not a priority, Southgate wants to build on the momentum of two wi...Full Story »

Inter Milan midfielder Matias Vecino tops Chelsea shopping list

Posted Thursday, June 28, 2018 by Tribalfootball.com132 hits

Chelsea have Inter Milan midfielder Matias Vecino top of their shopping list. Chelsea will move for Vecino once Maurizio Sarri is appointed new manager, says Mediaset. The Uruguay international is the first choice for the middle of the park at Stamford Bridge next season. Sarri has been in negotiations with Chelsea for weeks, but the situation was stalled by the presence of two complex cont...Full Story »

Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku set to miss England clash in World Cup

Posted Thursday, June 28, 2018 by Skysports.com177 hits

Romelu Lukaku is unlikely to feature against England on Thursday Belgium forward Romelu Lukaku is on the mend but not likely to be risked against England in Thursday's final Group G game in Kaliningrad. Both sides go against each other having already qualified for the last 16 after winning their opening two games with top spot up for grabs. Manchester United's Lukaku has missed training this ...Full Story »

Tite declares himself ‘at peace’ after Brazil find their rhythm against Serbia

Posted Thursday, June 28, 2018 by PA92 hits

Brazil coach Tite said he would have a Caipirinha on the plane back to the team base in Sochi on Thursday night after his side booked their place in the last 16 with a 2-0 win over Serbia.Paulinho and Thiago Silva provided the goals at Moscow’s Spartak Stadium but this was by far the most complete team performance Brazil have turned in at Russia 2018 so far.Speaking to reporters after the ...Full Story »

Vladimir Petkovic feels reaching last 16 was ‘minimum objective’ for Switzerland

Posted Thursday, June 28, 2018 by PA109 hits

Switzerland boss Vladimir Petkovic insists reaching the last 16 of the World Cup was the “minimum objective” as they prepare to face Sweden next week.An eventful 2-2 draw against Costa Rica in Nizhny Novgorod secured Switzerland’s place as runners-up to Brazil in Group E and paved the way for an all-European clash for a spot in the quarter-finals.Blerim Dzemaili opened the scor...Full Story »

England vs Belgium - England boss seeking win against Belgium after Germany’s ‘surprise’ exit

Posted Thursday, June 28, 2018 by PA271 hits

England boss Gareth Southgate insists Germany’s shock World Cup exit underlines why he will not be attempting to plot an easier route against Belgium on Thursday.The anticipation for the Kaliningrad clash has tapered off somewhat after the Three Lions’ 6-1 win over Panama on Sunday ensured their progress to the last-16, alongside the Red Devils, with a game to spare.The managers will...Full Story »

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