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France reaches 2018 FIFA World Cup Final with win over Belgium

France reaches 2018 FIFA World Cup Final with win over Belgium France maybe played a little defensively but the beauty of football is that you can choose the way you want to play. It matters not how you win the World Cup, and France are just 90 minutes away from lifting the trophy for the second time. [Full Article...]

Unbelievable scenes as Ireland's Dan Martin wins Tour de France stage

Unbelievable scenes as Ireland's Dan Martin wins Tour de France stage Martin's timing was perfectly judged and he was able to hold on to the lead until he crossed the line. Slovakian cyclist Peter Sagan on Wednesday picked up his second stage win at this year's Tour de France , outsprinting Italy's Sonny Colbrelli and Belgian Philippe Gilbert to win stage five. [Full Article...]

Southgate says communicating with Russian people was 'wonderful experience'

Southgate says communicating with Russian people was 'wonderful experience' We didn't expect the squad, with the experience it has, to make the semi-finals of the World Cup . "Thank you for your unbelievable support throughout this World Cup journey". 'I used to say give me a Real Madrid or a Barcelona and I will win titles, but now I am in the final of the World Cup '. "We now have players who I think can stand on their own two feet in the Premier League ", sa... [Full Article...]

Exhausted and battered, Croatia reaches its 1st World Cup final

Exhausted and battered, Croatia reaches its 1st World Cup final In light of the heartbreak, Prince William took to Twitter to commend the England team, writing: "I know how disappointed England must feel right now but I couldn't be more proud of this team and you should hold your heads high". Defeat to Belgium in the group stages gave England an "easier" route in the tournament. "We wanted to go on and win it and we thought we had enough to go throug... [Full Article...]

Putin 'proud' of Russia's handling of World Cup

Putin 'proud' of Russia's handling of World Cup At the climax of the ceremony, Putin handed an official World Cup ball to Infantino, who then handed it over to the emir. France's triumph ends two years of scrutiny following their disappointing 1-0 loss to Portugal at the climax of Euro 2016 on home soil, as they lifted the World Cup for the second time in their history. [Full Article...]

Manny Pacquiao notches 60th win with 7th round knockout

Manny Pacquiao notches 60th win with 7th round knockout A shell-shocked Matthysse, who had come in with a record of 36 knockouts in 39 wins with just four defeats, conceded he had no answer to Pacquiao's speed, movement and power as the "old Manny" returned with a vengeance. Pacquiao, the only man to have won world titles in eight weight divisions in a glittering 23-year career, tipped the scales at 146 pounds. "I am addicted to boxing". [Full Article...]

Four Manchester United players star in World Cup third place play-off

Four Manchester United players star in World Cup third place play-off Gareth Southgate spoke with enormous pride after England's wonderful adventure ended with defeat in the World Cup third-place play-off. "You can not stop people supporting and congratulating our national team", added another. I think the feeling after the Euros [in 2016] was the team was over, but the feeling is not that now. "Today is the seventh game in a short period of time, and we've... [Full Article...]

They make good love in Croatia - Lovren calls for respect

They make good love in Croatia - Lovren calls for respect And Lovren claims that he should be recognised as one of the world's best after reaching the Champions League final with Liverpool and now the World Cup final against France , which takes place on Sunday. In extra time we showed that we are still able with the fatigue to play our game. We couldn't control the ball or control situations. But after the break, Croatia took control, equal... [Full Article...]

Federer Shocked at Wimbledon

Federer Shocked at Wimbledon Or was it the court? Federer took the first two sets but Anderson showed wonderful resolve to fight back and win the third and fourth set. Top seed Federer had a match point in the 10th game of the third set but made a hash of a backhand and almost two hours later he trudged off a beaten man. [Full Article...]

Anderson topples marathon man Isner in longest-ever Wimbledon semi-final

Anderson topples marathon man Isner in longest-ever Wimbledon semi-final In a battle of the big-servers, eighth seed Kevin Anderson takes on ninth seed John Isner with both men looking to reach their first Wimbledon final. The match took a flabbergasting six hours and 36 minutes from first serve to the moment Anderson clinched the match. The 32-year-old has made six event finals since August 2017, including a display in last year's U.S. [Full Article...]

Deflated England, Belgium get ready for third place clash

Deflated England, Belgium get ready for third place clash That's probably where we are. "They did an terrible lot better than I ever done, or we ever done". Southgate has yet to decide on who will line up against Belgium - but the physical rigours of this World Cup campaign mean England's line-up will have changes from the side that lost to Croatia in Moscow. [Full Article...]

Croatia erupts in joy over historic final

Croatia erupts in joy over historic final In extra-time nobody wanted to be substituted. Fielding their youngest ever team in a World Cup , the Three Lions have a very bright future on the pitch, but they will not bring football home this year. Just don't suggest Croatia will be tired in Sunday's final when it returns to the Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday. Dalic was only appointed as Croatia coach towards the end of their qualifyin... [Full Article...]

Croatia fear England's Sterling in W Cup semi

Croatia fear England's Sterling in W Cup semi They have real enthusiasm for these players, not only for the way they have played but also for the way they have conducted themselves. "100 percent I think you can see that in the way that we play, everybody the whole 23, willing to put everything aside, whatever their personal interests might be, purely for the team to be successful", he said . [Full Article...]

Chelsea squad confused over managerial situation ahead of new season

Chelsea squad confused over managerial situation ahead of new season They finished way behind champions Manchester City and failed to qualify for the Champions League. "I accepted Manchester City's offer 15 days ago, but I have to apologise to them". "Jorginho and Sarri together again?" Speculation over Conte's future at Stamford Bridge has raged throughout the summer, with Chelsea entering lengthy negotiations with Napoli to bring Maurizio Sarri to West L... [Full Article...]

Croatian Saultites celebrate World Cup victory

Croatian Saultites celebrate World Cup victory Croatia , according to ESPN . "Maybe the dear Lord is giving us an opportunity to settle a score", he said. He is used to it though in this World Cup after playing against Lionel Messi in the last 16, Luis Suarez in the quarterfinal and - although he didn't actually take to the field - Thomas Vermaelen in the semifinal. [Full Article...]

Sebastian Vettel wins British Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton settles for second

Sebastian Vettel wins British Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton settles for second Lapping well around the 5.891-kilometre course, Hamilton soon moved into the points and was 25 seconds off Vettel by lap 9, with the German 5 seconds ahead of Bottas at the front. Hamilton's drive was remarkable; the two safety auto periods helped him, but there aren't many drivers in Silverstone's 70-year history that could have recovered as Lewis did. [Full Article...]

Coach finally gets time in spotlight

Coach finally gets time in spotlight Henry, who scored 51 goals in 123 global appearances, played for France at four World Cups in all. However, in reality, Didier Deschamps has made his side a defensively-sided team as Les Blues have only conceded four goals in the tournament. [Full Article...]

Football fan honored by positioning his corpse facing a television screen

Football fan honored by positioning his corpse facing a television screen Friends and family gathered in New Orleans to remember Matthews the way they knew him best. Matthews, a native of New Orleans , will be buried Tuesday at Interment Providence Memorial Park. On a side table next to him were his favorite snacks: Doritos, a box of Chocolate Chip Crunch, and a bottle of soda. Renard Matthews , who passed away at 17 years old, was a Celtics fan and enjoyed pl... [Full Article...]

Southgate, England ready to face music of football history

Southgate, England ready to face music of football history Dejan Lovren talks up the talents of Harry Kane , but remains confident that he can stop the England striker from scoring against Croatia in Wednesday's semi-final. Ask anyone rooting for England in the World Cup , and they'll tell you, " It's coming home ". The center-back will be key to limiting England's threat from set pieces and will be a useful weapon in the opposition box, too. [Full Article...]

Spain Announce New Boss

Spain Announce New Boss Hierro, 50, has chose to "seek new horizons", according to the Spanish football federation (RFEF). Luis Enrique previously coached FC Barcelona , where he won the treble in 2014-15, as well as playing 62 times for Spain, which included appearances at three World Cups (1994, 1998 and 2002). [Full Article...]


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