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When are semifinal matches? France vs. Belgium, Croatia vs. England When are semifinal matches? France vs. Belgium, Croatia vs. England
- July 11, 2018

Eric Dier believes England can still reach new heights in Russian Federation after securing their first World Cup semi-final in a generation. Around 85 per cent of England fans are expected to watch matches at home, with the CRR saying they are likely to fork out a total of about £1.2bn on food and drink if the England team gets to the final. (more...)
Croatia star Modric expects a tough game against a 'strong' England Croatia star Modric expects a tough game against a 'strong' England
- July 11, 2018

England too left Italy 28 years ago feeling that the team featuring Gary Lineker and Paul Gascoigne could have gone all the way. To that point, we had been allowing Spain to play their game, passing the ball like we all... Modric has been Croatia's key component in Russian Federation this summer with his two goals making him the top scorer, as well as completing more minutes than any other Croatian player with 485. (more...)
Brazil exit saddest moment of my career - Neymar Brazil exit saddest moment of my career - Neymar
- July 10, 2018

The 32-year-old has scored twice from open play and twice more - just about - during penalty shootout triumphs in Russian Federation and at times appeared to be dragging his flagging team-mates towards that conclusion single-handedly during the 2-2 quarter-final slog against the hosts. (more...)
Ghanaians react to Russia's shootout defeat to Croatia Ghanaians react to Russia's shootout defeat to Croatia
- July 10, 2018

They are still great guys for us, they are heroes. "They were dying on the pitch, we are proud with them", Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov is quoted as saying by Interfax. Roberto Martinez has also shown he can get his tactics right for individual games and despite a few defensive slip ups, you can't argue with Belgium being the favorites to win it all. (more...)
Hamilton explains Silverstone post-race behaviour and reveals Räikkönen apology Hamilton explains Silverstone post-race behaviour and reveals Räikkönen apology
- July 10, 2018

Raikkonen apologised for his first lap brush with Hamilton which earned the 38-year-old Finn a 10-second penalty. "The race was fantastic", Vettel said after claiming his fourth win of the season. Don't give up, mate! However, questions will again be asked about Mercedes' tactics after deciding not to pit to replace the tires. Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas also played down the incident and the accusations. (more...)
2nd rescue underway at flooded Thai cave 2nd rescue underway at flooded Thai cave
- July 10, 2018

The rescued children were taken to the hospital, and officials said early Monday that they are strong and safe but need to undergo detailed medical checks. Eight of the 12 boys, ages 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach remained stranded as of Monday morning. "Not wise questions to ask", Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha told reporters in Bangkok on Monday morning when asked about the conditions of the four. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association gives insufficient response to Croatian player’s statements - Russian lawmaker Federation Internationale de Football Association gives insufficient response to Croatian player’s statements - Russian lawmaker
- July 10, 2018

Croatian defender Domagoj Vida filmed a video of himself alongside a former player shouting the phrase " glory to Ukraine ", which is seen as offensive toward the Russian government. Vukojevic said he intended the video as a personal greeting to Ukrainian friends, not as a political statement. Croatia's team refused to allow players Mario Mandzukic and Andrej Kramaric to answer questions about the controversy at Monday's news conference. (more...)
Croatia win Russian roulette Croatia win Russian roulette
- July 10, 2018

When Russia finally bowed out, shortly before midnight local time with defeat on penalties against Croatia in their quarter-final, they were departing the festival a good five hours of playing time later than many had forecast. And nestle is exactly what it did when Cheryshev broke the deadlock, curling a wonderful left footed shot into the top corner after playing an inch flawless one-two with Artem Dzyuba. (more...)
Spain appoint Luis Enrique as new coach on two-year deal Spain appoint Luis Enrique as new coach on two-year deal
- July 10, 2018

Fernando Hierro, previously the RFEF's sporting director, took over on a temporary basis for the tournament, but has not continued following Spain's disappointing showing in Russian Federation. A bustling forward or midfielder, he made 157 appearances for Real Madrid over five seasons scoring 15 goals and then played 207 games, scoring 73 times, for Barcelona over eight seasons. (more...)
Wade Baldwin ejected after hitting Grayson Allen in face Wade Baldwin ejected after hitting Grayson Allen in face
- July 08, 2018

At this juncture, the Hawks brass, led by GM Travis Schlenk and Head Coach Lloyd Pierce , who is coaching the team with a glint in his eye, should be looking to develop talent and gauge the skill level of the players they selected. Allen and Young were both called for technical fouls after almost fighting each other in the first half of the exhibition game. Allen and Young were each assessed a technical foul, and Allen also was charged with a personal foul. (more...)
Play starts on Day 3 at Wimbledon Play starts on Day 3 at Wimbledon
- July 08, 2018

She promptly reeled off 12 of the next 13 games to wrap up a 4-6, 6-0, 6-1 victory. The women's draw suffered another seed shock as No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki fell in three sets to Russian Ekaterina Makarova 6-4, 1-6, 7-5. "I felt good, less nervous than in the first round", Federer said. "Then you're like, "No, maybe not". From a commercial perspective, that's his business". (more...)
England star Harry Maguire surprised by his remarkable rise England star Harry Maguire surprised by his remarkable rise
- July 08, 2018

England and Sweden came head-to-head during the tense World Cup 2018 quarter-final on Saturday, and WAGs including Rebekah Vardy and Megan Davison were there to cheer on their other halves in Russian Federation. Kyle Walker , within moments of the final whistle in today's win over Sweden, proved his bantability with a hilarious with a superb dig at goalscoring hero Harry Maguire . (more...)
France blasts Uruguay, advances to semis France blasts Uruguay, advances to semis
- July 08, 2018

Suarez was less convinced by recent claims that Griezmann was half-Uruguayan because he plays with Diego Godin and Jose Gimenez at Atletico Madrid , drinks mate tea and even turned up at the airport wearing a Uruguay shirt to greet his teammates when they qualified for Russian Federation. (more...)
England target World Cup 2018 semis after Belgium stun Brazil England target World Cup 2018 semis after Belgium stun Brazil
- July 08, 2018

England are looking to get through to their first World Cup semi-final since Italia 90 , but have to improve on their record of one win, two defeats and five draws in major tournaments and qualifying campaigns against the Scandinavians. When the England World Cup roster was announced in May, an England supporter said he would get the names of every player on the roster tattooed on himself if England made the quarterfinals. (more...)
Lucas Torreira talks continue between Arsenal and Sampdoria Lucas Torreira talks continue between Arsenal and Sampdoria
- July 08, 2018

New boss Unai Emery has been in the market for a defensive midfielder this summer and Torreira emerged as his prime target with widespread speculation claiming we were in advanced talks with Sampdoria before the World Cup started last month. (more...)
Top scorers meet best defence in Brazil v Belgium clash Top scorers meet best defence in Brazil v Belgium clash
- July 08, 2018

Ronaldo, though, says Tite ought to get the chance to stay in charge of the team even though they could not extend their stay at Russian Federation 2018 into the semi-finals. Pele was only 17 when he won his first World Cup in Sweden in 1958. "When you go into a tournament and you haven't got the know-how of winning a tournament you can not have an advantage over the opponent". (more...)
Belgium use daring and intelligence to outwit Brazil in thriller Belgium use daring and intelligence to outwit Brazil in thriller
- July 08, 2018

Kevin De Bruyne scored the latest stunner in a 2018 tournament full of them ( WATCH HERE ), to add to an early own goal, before Brazil fought back valiantly but ultimately fell in the end, 2-1. On the other hand, the Brazilians are again left to wonder where they went wrong and how they can regain their dominance in the attractive game. Brazil went down two goals in the first half, the first goal coming as an own goal off of midfielder Fernandinho following a corner kick. (more...)
England Goalkeeper Pickford Hits Back At Courtois After Penalty Heroics England Goalkeeper Pickford Hits Back At Courtois After Penalty Heroics
- July 08, 2018

The Colombians really haven't taken to losing on penalties against England in the knockout stages of the World Cup very well at all. Ian Wright the BBC pundit, mentioned how even when Jordan Henderson missed his kick, he still believed England would come out on tops and it's hard not to see why. (more...)
Former NBA, UCLA Player Killed In Shootout With Police Former NBA, UCLA Player Killed In Shootout With Police
- July 08, 2018

At approximately 2:30am SWAT located an unresponsive male inside the residence. The account gave another update early Saturday afternoon, reporting that Honeycutt's gunshot wound appeared to be self-inflicted. Tyler was named first-team all-Pac 10 as a sophomore at UCLA after two seasons on the team before declaring for the 2011 National Basketball Association draft. (more...)
Tony Parker agrees to deal with Hornets, reports say Tony Parker agrees to deal with Hornets, reports say
- July 08, 2018

Parker said he never had any issues with Spurs star Kawhi Leonard - who missed almost all of last season due to a lingering quad injury. The veteran French point guard chose to seek a new challenge after slipping behind Patty Mills, Dejounte Murray and Derrick White in the pecking order. (more...)
England's gamesmanship vs Colombia 'about being clever' - Kieran Trippier England's gamesmanship vs Colombia 'about being clever' - Kieran Trippier
- July 06, 2018

According to statistics by Opta, the top three creators of chances in this tournament are Brazil's Neymar , Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne and Trippier. For... "They're delighted and very proud and can't wait to get out here", he said. But it still came down to working hard and when I look back on my journey and I want to thank people for helping me get here, Steve is one of them for sure'. (more...)
Colombia's Falcao accuses American referee of favouring England Colombia's Falcao accuses American referee of favouring England
- July 06, 2018

Colombia won a corner and Mina arrived in the box to slam home despite the best efforts of Jordan Pickford and Kieran Trippier. Colombia had the same record as England , but they were the only team to win two games in the group, in games against Poland and Senegal. (more...)
Is Cristiano Ronaldo retiring from worldwide football? Is Cristiano Ronaldo retiring from worldwide football?
- July 06, 2018

Ronaldo's 24-year-old model girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez attended the Round of 16 game, where Portugal lost to Uruguay 1-2 and were ousted from the World Cup . "It's a shame if we don't (see Messi and Ronaldo at the next World Cup )". The stunner came in the 7 minute, when Cavani passed the ball to Luis Suarez from the right. (more...)
Japan's World Cup team sends trapped Thai boys good luck wish Japan's World Cup team sends trapped Thai boys good luck wish
- July 06, 2018

Divers, medics, counselors and Thai navy SEALS were with the 12 schoolboys and a 25-year-old assistant coach , providing medicines and food while experts assessed conditions for getting them out safely, a task the government said would not be easy. (more...)
Serena Williams wins first Wimbledon match as a mom Serena Williams wins first Wimbledon match as a mom
- July 06, 2018

John Patrick Fletcher via Getty Images Serena Williams slugs a shot in her victory over Aranxta Rus on Monday at Wimbledon . "She got a little lucky and played well when she needed to". Despite the separation from Nike, Federer is still wearing personalised Nike shoes that include an updated logo just for the 2018 Wimbledon Championships . (more...)