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England target World Cup 2018 semis after Belgium stun Brazil

England target World Cup 2018 semis after Belgium stun Brazil He was 13 when England last won the World Cup and said he believed this team could achieve the same. England is through to the World Cup semifinal after a 2-0 victory over Sweden . "But we said that we're an improving side who want to make our own history". "The players know this and it is just an extra boost for us in terms of motivation". [Full Article...]

Belgium hold off Brazil in thriller to reach semis

Belgium hold off Brazil in thriller to reach semis Brazil started brightly but Fernandinho headed into his own net from a corner after 13 minutes and a stunning counter-attack saw Romelu Lukaku feed De Bruyne, who blasted home in the 31st minute. Real Madrid defender Marcelo, who was a threat to Belgium throughout thanks to his marauding runs down the left flank, summed up feelings when he said: "It was a frightful night". [Full Article...]

Griezmann: Out of respect I didn't celebrate the goal

Griezmann: Out of respect I didn't celebrate the goal Europe has once again asserted its dominance in the world of football as, for the fourth consecutive time, a European national team will lift the World Cup trophy in just over a week. Mbappe scored twice against Argentina to become the first teenager with multiple goals in a World Cup knockout game since a 17-year-old Pele in 1958. [Full Article...]

Brazil elimination 'saddest moment of my career' - Neymar

Brazil elimination 'saddest moment of my career' - Neymar Kevin De Bruyne has developed into a "leader" for Belgium and is "essential" to their World Cup chances, says coach Roberto Martinez. "So for us, it's certainly going to be a good test to see where we stand as a team". "We know what we are capable of but Brazil are the favourites, putting us into a different role". "I'm not anxious at all: I think the Spanish media is dreaming a bit. [Full Article...]

`Nothing fazes me´, says Pickford after helping England…

`Nothing fazes me´, says Pickford after helping England… Kirkland has since publicly called out Courtois for his comments, stating: "I think what people said, especially Courtois, was out of order". Pickford responded by saying: "I don't care if I'm not the biggest keeper". He was on hand to deny Marcus Berg on two occasions, first diving to his left to tip a goal-bound header round the post and then reaching up instinctively to palm a snapshot ove... [Full Article...]

Tony Parker leaving Spurs for team that finished 10th in Eastern Conference

Tony Parker leaving Spurs for team that finished 10th in Eastern Conference A story recently published by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne claimed Leonard " remains irate " with Parker's attitude - but after the six-time All-Star's move to Charlotte this week, it remains to be seen if reconciliation is still out of the question. [Full Article...]

Thai Diver Dies During Cave Rescue Operations

Thai Diver Dies During Cave Rescue Operations Given the risk of the oncoming rains that could undo the drainage efforts, Mr Narongsak said the conditions were now ripe for the boys to be evacuated. Gen. Chalongchai Chaiyakam told reporters the most important task is to set up an oxygen line to reach the boys, the AP reports. Four SEALs, including a medic, are looking after the team in the meantime. [Full Article...]

Thunder Break Bank To Re-Sign Raymond Felton

Thunder Break Bank To Re-Sign Raymond Felton George averaged 21.9 points and 5.7 rebounds in 2017-18, his first season with the Thunder . However, it was also reported that the 28-year-old was strongly considering a stay in Oklahoma with a potential one-plus-one deal as a three-part mini-series documenting his offseason and free agency started airing last week in anticipation of his final decision. [Full Article...]

Euroleague Basketball mourns Tyler Honeycutt

Euroleague Basketball mourns Tyler Honeycutt SWAT officers found Honeycutt unresponsive when they entered the residence, the department tweeted early Saturday. In 2013 he left the USA to play for Israeli team Ironi Nes Ziona, followed by BC Khimki in 2014. He was declared dead at the scene by the fire department. The victim was identified as 27-year-old Tyler Honeycutt , according to TMZ . After only suiting up 24 games in two combin... [Full Article...]

Wimbledon king Roger Federer reveals ‘dream’ to meet his loyal subjects

Wimbledon king Roger Federer reveals ‘dream’ to meet his loyal subjects It's about how many years have been playing at the top level. "I needed to put him away and I was able to do that and I am very happy". It was her 16th straight victory at Wimbledon , although she missed last year's tournament while pregnant. [Full Article...]

Lucas Torreira’s Father: Lucas Rejected Arsenal’s Medical In Russia

Lucas Torreira’s Father: Lucas Rejected Arsenal’s Medical In Russia The 23-year-old - whose global career has stalled since joining Arsenal from Southampton in 2014 with the last of his three caps coming four years ago - says he is keen to prove he is worthy of a regular run out for the first team to new manager Unai Emery . [Full Article...]

Martinez names star key to Belgium in Brazil showdown

Martinez names star key to Belgium in Brazil showdown The victory required the Red Devils to exhaust their physical and emotional energy, which we expect will dampen its quarterfinal performance. However, Lukaku stressed that they can be picked apart and seemingly singled out right-back Fagner, who will be winning only his eighth cap, as a potential point to exploit. [Full Article...]

Klopp: Ramos' hit on Karius impacted Champions League final

Klopp: Ramos' hit on Karius impacted Champions League final Meanwhile, new signings Naby Keita and Fabinho are likely to make their first appearances for Liverpool at Chester on the weekend. The original collision with Ramos went virtually unnoticed and Karius' concussion was not discovered until five days later, when the player went for assessments while on holiday in the United States. [Full Article...]

Kimi Raikkonen previews the Silverstone Grand Prix

Kimi Raikkonen previews the Silverstone Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton has insisted that the reliability issues that capped a bad weekend for Mercedes in Austria last weekend have been fixed in time for his home grand prix at Silverstone on Sunday. 'Everyone in the team will feel a nervousness. "It's a real privilege for me and I was just watching some of the replays of previous year and if you look at the end when it shows you all of the positions a... [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's post-wedding thank you cards revealed

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's post-wedding thank you cards revealed Meghan made a drastic departure from her more muted wardrobe choices by donning the yellow shift dress by USA designer Brandon Maxwell , who has worked as Lady Gaga's stylist since 2012. Harry and Meghan met youths at the event to learn how they're trying to develop ideas for what the Commonwealth should represent by 2040. The sunny look is a complete departure from her other neutral looks but ... [Full Article...]

Five things we learned from World Cup pre-quarters

Five things we learned from World Cup pre-quarters The World Cup match is set to begin two hours after the men's tennis final begins, a decision that Mick Desmond, the All England Club's commercial and media director, said Wednesday came after a "dialogue" between Federation Internationale de Football Association and tennis officials. [Full Article...]

The Miz’s reaction to LeBron James’ decision to join the Lakers

The Miz’s reaction to LeBron James’ decision to join the Lakers And as we've seen throughout his career, LeBron operates best with the ball in his hands and shooters spaced out around him. Perhaps the Lakers weren't locks to land quality free agents like Tyreke Evans or DeMarcus Cousins. The Celtics come out of the weekend sitting third on the National Basketball Association championship odds at +510, well ahead of the 76ers, who have tumbled to +1425 afte... [Full Article...]

Wolverhampton pub erupts as England beat Colombia

Wolverhampton pub erupts as England beat Colombia Fans were put through the emotional mill though as the joy of Harry Kane's second half penalty turned to despair when Columbia equalised from a corner deep into injury time. He should also be given credit for insisting his players practice penalties, even bringing in a psychologist to help them, after a succession of his predecessors wrote the whole process off as a lottery beyond their control. [Full Article...]

Federer, Serena moving on as Wozniacki exits early again at Wimbledon

Federer, Serena moving on as Wozniacki exits early again at Wimbledon Wozniacki's defeat by Ekaterina Makarova together with Sloane Stephen's first-round defeat on Monday means Simona Halep will remain as world number one even if she too joins the long list of title contenders to bite the dust. While Donna Vekic beat Rebecca Peterson 7-5 6-4 and Yanina Wickmayer saw off Andrea Petkovic 6-4 6-3. "It's like 7-6 in the fifth and it's been like an hour a... [Full Article...]

Manchester United confirm Grant capture

Manchester United confirm Grant capture The 35-year old started off his career at Derby County in 2000 and has had subsequent spells with Burnley, Oldham Athletic (on loan), Sheffield Wednesday. Argentina worldwide Sergio Romero is De Gea's understudy, while Joel Perreira is now third-choice under the Portuguese head coach. Lee Grant will undergo a medical at Manchester United at Old Trafford later this week, according to Dharmesh... [Full Article...]


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