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Manitoba town has Federation Internationale de Football Association fever as Iceland competes in the World Cup

Manitoba town has Federation Internationale de Football Association fever as Iceland competes in the World Cup Argentina opened play in Group D with a 1-1 draw with underdog Iceland , and now has just a single point with one game left to play. "It is unfortunate that we did not win, which would have served as a morale booster at the group stage, but we will not lose hope". [Full Article...]

After lineup photographed, England urges media to help team

After lineup photographed, England urges media to help team The news was confirmed by the FA with the manager arriving to his press conference in his sling and explaining, "I might not be celebrating any goals as athletically in future!" Southgate leapt from the bench in joy as Harry Kane scored an injury-time victor to get England's campaign off to a winning start against Tunisia on Monday. [Full Article...]

FPJ's dream XI predictions for Serbia and Switzerland; Live Blog

FPJ's dream XI predictions for Serbia and Switzerland; Live Blog Xhaka was born to Kosovan-Albanian parents and his father Ragip spent three-and-a-half years in prison for demonstrating against the Communist Yogoslavia rule in Kosovo. Serbia went in front in the fifth minute when Aleksandar Mitrovic, after missing a header moments earlier, rose above a Swiss defender and wonderfully guided a Dusan Tadic cross from the right past goalkeeper Yann Sommer and into... [Full Article...]

Maurizio Sarri Finalising Chelsea Backroom Staff Ahead of Expected Stamford Bridge Appointment

Maurizio Sarri Finalising Chelsea Backroom Staff Ahead of Expected Stamford Bridge Appointment However, Sarri has his own plans for Chelsea's strike force and it has been claimed that he is plotting to reunite with one of his former players in west London. The 22-year-old performed admirably but succumbed to errors in crunch games which proved to be Chelsea's weak link throughout the season. However, despite fresh interest from Chelsea this summer, Napoli president Aurelio De Laur... [Full Article...]

Mexico dreams big at World Cup after beating Germany

Mexico dreams big at World Cup after beating Germany Loew said while he was not planning to overhaul his plans for the remaining Group F matches against Sweden and South Korea , his team would bounce back. One area where Mexico needs to improve is scoring goals after netting just once in its last four friendlies - and that was against Scotland , which hasn't qualified for the World Cup in the last 20 years. [Full Article...]

Messi's Mom: My Son Has Cried A Lot For Argentina

Messi's Mom: My Son Has Cried A Lot For Argentina Messi has been on the receiving end of plenty of criticism since Argentina's 1-1 draw with Iceland in their opening game of the 2018 World Cup. "We are all with him, he knows that he can count on the support of all of us more than ever", said Argentina striker Paulo Dybala of Messi. [Full Article...]

Mbappe goal ensures France's progression, ends Peru's chances

Mbappe goal ensures France's progression, ends Peru's chances And within four minutes they were made to pay when France took the lead, Pogba combining with Giroud to set up the opening for Mbappe, who fired home from close range with the goalkeeper stranded. But it was midfielder Paul Pogba who opened things up for Mbappe's goal. Energised by the tens of thousands of Peruvian fans, the South Americans tried to match Les Bleus' intensity early but w... [Full Article...]

Polite Japan Fans Clean Stadium After World Cup Win

Polite Japan Fans Clean Stadium After World Cup Win In a chilling reminder of the murder of former Colombia defender Andres Escobar, who was gunned down just days after scoring an unfortunate own goal at the World Cup in 1994, several social media users have targeted the former Aston Villa player with vile messages threatening his life. [Full Article...]

Sepp Blatter Thinks UK And Ireland Could Host 2030 World Cup

Sepp Blatter Thinks UK And Ireland Could Host 2030 World Cup TASS news agency quoted Alexei Sorokin, head of the Russia-2018 organizing committee, as saying he had seen Infantino and Blatter at Moscow's Luzhniki stadium watching Portugal's 1-0 win over Morocco. The fans eagerly wait to see if wonder boy Neymar who was brilliant at the 2104 World Cup can carry his form into this edition of the football extravaganza. [Full Article...]

Arsenal to open Premier League season against champions Manchester City

Arsenal to open Premier League season against champions Manchester City Guardiola hasn't lost in ten meetings to Emery, recording six victories , but Goater doesn't believe the game will be straightforward for City as they begin their title defence. City will be the first team since Manchester United in 2008-09 looking to retain the Premier League title. Across Manchester, Jose Mourinho remains unbeaten on opening day. [Full Article...]

Yuya Osako header gives Japan victory over Colombia after Sanchez sees red

Yuya Osako header gives Japan victory over Colombia after Sanchez sees red Japan took a shock lead when Shinji Kagawa netted the resulting penalty before Juan Quintero equalised with a free-kick for Colombia to make it 1-1 at half-time. For Colombia , a team who reached the quarter-finals in 2014, this was a miserable defeat that leaves them with two very important games against Poland and Senegal to come. [Full Article...]

Paul Pogba stripped of World Cup victor for France against Australia

Paul Pogba stripped of World Cup victor for France against Australia They would be punished moments later after France were awarded a controversial penalty when Antoine Griezmann was tackled by Josh Risdon bearing down on a through ball. They nearly took a shock lead when a free-kick from Aaron Mooy was flicked on by Matthew Leckie which Corentin Tolisso deflected towards his own goal and it was going into the back of the net but for a brilliant save fr... [Full Article...]

Germany’s loss to Mexico sends Twitter into meltdown

Germany’s loss to Mexico sends Twitter into meltdown It was the first time since 1982 Germany failed to win their opening game at a World Cup . Germany will now look ahead to their next group match against Sweden and Low hasn't shied away from the fact that it is imperative that his side get a result. [Full Article...]

India vs Afghanistan: Two-day win shows gulf between the sides

India vs Afghanistan: Two-day win shows gulf between the sides After being enforced follow-on in the second-innings, Afghanistan were once again skittled out and this time for 103 runs in 38.4 overs in the third session. He thus became the holder of the record of the most expensive bowler in the debut Test. But putting the sporting spirit of the winning captain, it was a disaster for Test cricket. [Full Article...]

Kings reportedly team to watch in Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes

Kings reportedly team to watch in Kawhi Leonard sweepstakes Leonard has been training in San Diego the past month, with a source telling ESPN's Ramona Shelburne that he's making "great progress" in his return from the quad injury that forced him to miss all but nine games last season. Could Kawhi Leonard potentially be that name? Not only that, but Boston isn't likely to deal Hayward considering the pretty penny they spent on him this past summer indic... [Full Article...]

All eyes on Messi as Argentina take on Iceland

All eyes on Messi as Argentina take on Iceland With the world watching him in a World Cup opener against Iceland , the normally brilliant Messi struck a weak spot kick that was saved, leaving Argentina with a disappointing 1-1 draw. The superstar forward goes into the World Cup under enormous pressure to finally win a major global title. Aguero during the Argentina vs Iceland game settled Argentine nerves in the 19th minute when he ... [Full Article...]

France vs Australia (World Cup 2018)

France vs Australia (World Cup 2018) Referee Andres Cunha halted the game to check footage of the incident on a pitchside monitor before pointing to the penalty spot. Antoine Griezmann netted the 58th minute spot-kick to open the scoring. "Paul has got a lot of potential, he puts himself in the best position". "But I just picked myself up and got back into the game". "The majority of French players were too comfortable or not w... [Full Article...]

Antoine Griezmann confirms he's staying put at Atletico Madrid

Antoine Griezmann confirms he's staying put at Atletico Madrid Near the end, the progamme finally revealed that the Frenchman had made up his mind on June 3. "I do not have anything clear, if I'm going to leave or I'm going to stay", he said in the show. The Catalan giants confirmed in May that were in talks with Atletico for a potential move for the 27-year-old. Antoine Griezmann has been Atletico Madrid's top scorer each of the last three seasons. [Full Article...]

Russia World Cup ready to kick off with grand opening ceremony

Russia World Cup ready to kick off with grand opening ceremony Dzagoev hurt his hamstring in the opening period and could be a doubt for the rest of the tournament, depending on the results of a scan. Substitute Denis Cheryshev soon scored the first of his two goals. Cherchesov said later that his tournament might be over but one man's misfortune is another's opportunity as his replacement Cheryshev doubled the lead with a mesmerising touch of skill. [Full Article...]

Koke Warns About Cristiano Ronaldo's Dangerousness in Games

Koke Warns About Cristiano Ronaldo's Dangerousness in Games Cristiano Ronaldo believes Liverpool sensation Mohamed Salah is a genuine contender to break his and Lionel Messi's decade-long dominance of the Ballon d'Or. Asked about whether Salah can challenge for the Ballon d'Or, Ronaldo said: 'Many people talk about the Cristiano Ronaldo-Messi battle but there are other players who have chances to enter the race. [Full Article...]


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