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The permutations and predictions for the final World Cup group matches

The permutations and predictions for the final World Cup group matches Despite the African side already being eliminated , Hierro insisted his side can take nothing for granted on Monday. "They played very, very tight against Spain , it was more like a 6-3-1 formation, they're going to have to come out now and show some attacking prowess". [Full Article...]

Ascot punters hope blue is the colour of Queen's hat

Ascot punters hope blue is the colour of Queen's hat O'Donoghue made his move as they turned into the straight and the pair forged on for a striking six-length victory and breaking the course record previously held by St James' Palace victor Barney Roy. "She is a very big filly (1,146 pounds), and I think when she is on soft ground she physically can't get her feet out". "I thought will it ever happen to win a Group One here and today was now or n... [Full Article...]

World of Outlaws star Jason Johnson dies at 41 after wreck

World of Outlaws star Jason Johnson dies at 41 after wreck World of Outlaws announced Johnson's passing at 8:36 a.m. local time. Johnson, who is from Eunice, La., is survived by his wife Bobbi and 5-year-old son, Jaxx. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. noted that Johnson "went about things his own way and was really fun to watch". Dale Earnhardt Jr. responded to the tragic news of World of Outlaws Sprint vehicle racer Jason Johnson's death on Sunday, offering his con... [Full Article...]

Alba: I don't understand the criticism of Messi

Fabregas - who played alongside Messi at Barcelona - says his Ronaldo does not have to work as hard for the team and that explains why he has been able to flourish. Believe it or not, we are World Cup runners-up and at some point we have to show that. Even if Iceland claim a first ever World Cup victory, Argentina could still progress on goal difference. [Full Article...]

Hanley Ramirez allegedly being investigated for drug trafficking

Hanley Ramirez allegedly being investigated for drug trafficking And during that auto stop, the suspect claimed that one of the items found in the vehicle belonged to Hanley Ramirez and then FaceTimed [Ramirez] in front of police. It is unclear exactly what he is involved in, but the Red Sox, who released Ramirez on June 1, have addressed the issue. McPhee made it clear that Ramirez has not been charged in the investigation. [Full Article...]

South Korea without Ki for Germany showdown

South Korea without Ki for Germany showdown The 32-year-old Standard Liege goalkeeper started the match and played for the entire 90 minutes, as Mexico won 2-1. Durmaz, who was born in Sweden to Assyrian parents, said: "I am a footballer at the highest level so I have to accept that I am criticised for what I do on the pitch". [Full Article...]

Nigeria's Ahmed Musa challenges Lionel Messi as Argentina hero

Nigeria's Ahmed Musa challenges Lionel Messi as Argentina hero Iheanacho is upbeat about the Super Eagles' chances of making it to the last sixteen. The "Super Eagles", though, are bouncing after a tactical shake-up following their opening defeat propelled them to a 2-0 win over Iceland and will not fear the illustrious rivals they have met five times in six World Cups . [Full Article...]

Kohli panicked while preparing for England tour: Sourav Ganguly

Kohli panicked while preparing for England tour: Sourav Ganguly They play two T20s against Ireland in Dublin before playing the T20 and ODI series against England . Talking about Kohli, Ganguly expressed that he was happy that Kohli did not play county cricket before the much-anticipated series. He saw the break as a positive and felt "fresh and ready to go". "You have a certain ability but if you are fit then you can enhance it". He is now fit and ready ... [Full Article...]

Lionel Messi fan found dead after Argentina crash to Croatia

Lionel Messi fan found dead after Argentina crash to Croatia The 30-year-old ardent fan of Lionel Messi left a suicide note while leaving his house, stating his disappointment with Argentina 's performance. Lionel Messi-led team is banking on their match against Nigeria which they have to win by all means to redeem their chances of proceeding to round 16. [Full Article...]

Harry Kane leads record-breaking England half in Panama demolition

Harry Kane leads record-breaking England half in Panama demolition Ahead of their meeting next Thursday to decide who tops Group G, England and Belgium are level on points, goal difference and goals scored. He is also the first ever player to score four goals in a World Cup group stage, topping Lineker's three in 1986, and Roger Hunt's in 1966. [Full Article...]

Colombia win 3-0 to knock Poland out of World Cup

Colombia win 3-0 to knock Poland out of World Cup Colombia's players celebrate at the end of the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group H football match between Poland and Colombia at the Kazan Arena in Kazan on June 24, 2018. Yerry Mina's 40th-minute goal said much about where the heartbeat of this team is. But following a somewhat unlucky loss to Senegal, Poland consigned itself to a must win against another surprise first-game ... [Full Article...]

Germany's Toni Kroos says winning goal made amends for his earlier mistake

Germany's Toni Kroos says winning goal made amends for his earlier mistake Germany coach Joachim Low has dropped Mesut Ozil and Sami Khedira from the side that desperately needs a victory over Sweden in their World Cup Group F clash in Sochi on Saturday. Sweden had scored in the first half on a clever counterattack , and with its one goal secured, chose to settle into some of the most defensive football seen at the World Cup so far. [Full Article...]

FIFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Xhaka, Shaqiri

FIFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Xhaka, Shaqiri Both Xhaka and Shaqiri are of Albanian-Kosovan heritage and the salutes that they both performed after their goals in a 2-1 win are thought to be a reference to that. But their efforts on Friday got a mixed reaction from the Swiss media, which showered praise on their performance but criticised their celebrations. [Full Article...]

Chandimal, Sri Lanka coach and manager admit to 'serious' code violation

Chandimal, Sri Lanka coach and manager admit to 'serious' code violation Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusinghe , manager Asanka Gurusinha and Chandimal had previously admitted breaching the "spirit of cricket " by refusing to play for two hours. After sucking or chewing whatever he put in his mouth for a few seconds, Dinesh then proceeded to spit on his finger and polish the ball with his saliva which would have contained the residue of the artificial substance t... [Full Article...]

Hamilton gets new engine but Mercedes won't say which one

Hamilton gets new engine but Mercedes won't say which one Lewis Hamilton may be facing the next several grands prix without Mercedes' new specification engine. "I think we could have done and then why Vettel only gets five second [time penalty] for an enormous mistake, I don't really understand". [Full Article...]

Mo Salah Could Quit Egyptian National Team over Chechnya Controversy

Mo Salah Could Quit Egyptian National Team over Chechnya Controversy The Liverpool winger is unhappy at what has happened in Egypt's training World Cup base in Chechnya, after he was drawn into a political row. Mohamed Salah is considering retiring from Egypt duty following the controversy surrounding him posing for photographs with Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov . [Full Article...]

Jermain Defoe sends message to Harry Kane after England heroics

Jermain Defoe sends message to Harry Kane after England heroics On Sunday, England was taking on a weaker team: A Panama side making its World Cup debut. Kane's three goals moved him into the lead with five at this year's tournament, one more than Cristiano Ronaldo and Romelu Lukaku after two games. [Full Article...]

Switzerland score late to sink Serbia

Switzerland score late to sink Serbia Kosovo declared independence in 2008, less then a decade after the 1998-1999 war between ethnic Albanian guerillas and Serb forces, but Belgrade - backed by its traditional ally Russian Federation - still refuses to recognise the move. "In football you always have emotions". Shaqiri's runs down the wings were a constant threat to Serbia's defense, while the Swiss midfield recovered after a sh... [Full Article...]

Ashes to kick off new World Test Championship

Ashes to kick off new World Test Championship The Test championship will involve nine teams who would contest for the top spot playing three home and three away series over a two-year cycle, with the first cycle beginning in 2019. Hosts India along with the seven highest-ranked sides in the ODI league at the end of March 2022 will directly qualify, while the bottom five sides will get a second chance to enter through qualifiers. [Full Article...]

Firmino helps Brazil to late win over Costa Rica

Firmino helps Brazil to late win over Costa Rica We each show it in our own way". "In my life things have never been easy, why would they be now?" Asked whether he thought the change of haircut would work in the team's favor, Carles replied: "Yes yes, we hope so. Brazil clinched three crucial points, however, with two stoppage-time strikes - and Firmino was crucial in the opener, nodding a ball down for Gabriel Jesus to touch onto ex-Red P... [Full Article...]


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