• Portugal vs Morocco | 20 Jun 2018
Portugal vs Morocco | 20 Jun 2018

We mustn't forget that we're facing the champions of Europe. "We've thought about what we did (against Spain) - the good things, the less good things. Santos quite rightly said that the result from 32 years ago would have no bearing on Wednesday's game but reiterated that it showed that their opponents could not be underestimated.

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  • Neymar pulls up injured in Brazil training
Neymar pulls up injured in Brazil training

It has been confirmed that Neymar felt pain in his right ankle. All games are like a final, even more so in the World Cup . Neymar skipped training on Monday, according to ESPN . With Neymar, the Selecao have enough creativity in the attacking third to drop Philippe Coutinho into a midfield role. He was limping when he talked to reporters a...

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  • England attracts support from UNEXPECTED group of fans in Russian Federation
England attracts support from UNEXPECTED group of fans in Russian Federation

We kept going. We spoke a lot about togetherness and we've got a great bond together", Kane said. With 15 goals in 25 appearances - including a record of 10 in 10 during Gareth Southgate's managerial reign - the Tottenham forward is out on his own as England's danger man in Russian Federation.

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  • Chelsea set to appoint Sarri after reaching agreement to terminate Conte's contract
Chelsea set to appoint Sarri after reaching agreement to terminate Conte's contract

The ex-Italian global is being discussed as a possible number two for Maurizio Sarri, should the former Napoli boss get the job this summer. So I think they have to give him time because he will change the football of Chelsea , I think. Manchester United are desperate to keep Anthony Martial and have placed a £100m price tag on the forward. C...

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  • Arsenal have signed German goalkeeper Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen
Arsenal have signed German goalkeeper Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen

He has been a top performer and regular number one goalkeeper with Leverkusen in the Bundesliga for the past seven years. It's normal they have aspirations to play for big clubs, but I do not need to sell out. For me, it's the same story now. I am sure everyone can understand that at this point in my life and career I need to be playing regular f...

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  • Griezmann pens new deal with Atletico
Griezmann pens new deal with Atletico

The Liga side said in a statement that all three contracts were signed in the presence of Atletico's chief executive Miguel Angel Gil Marin, who had travelled to the France team's base in the Russian town of Istria. "But we feel bad for the supporters who felt disappointed with the way it happened and the way the final resolution came out". T...

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  • Brooks Koepka Wins Back-to-Back U.S. Open Titles
Brooks Koepka Wins Back-to-Back U.S. Open Titles

Erin Hills had spacious fairways. He was in a four-way tie for the lead after three rounds at Shinnecock Hills and shot 68 on a benign course for a 1-over 281 total as no player could match par . "I knew I was kind of in it teeing off, but you still have to get off to that good start". He was 7 over for the championship through seven holes of ...

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  • Form Ronaldo looms for Morocco, Spain face Iran
Form Ronaldo looms for Morocco, Spain face Iran

However, Spain head coach Fernando Hierro has no doubts over De Gea's position. It's a nice challenge for us to confront and we have to give everything we've got to put any issues behind us; we have to pull together and take this forward, like we did against Portugal .

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  • Brazil’s Neymar limps out of World Cup training session
Brazil’s Neymar limps out of World Cup training session

Brazil team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar played down Neymar's problem and insisted that the attacker left training as a precaution. "He was feeling pain thanks to the large number of fouls he suffered in the Switzerland game", a team spokesman told reporters Thursday.

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  • Willemse’s TV walkoff review report due today
Willemse’s TV walkoff review report due today

Advocate Vincent Maleka was elected to chair the review and his findings and recommendations are expected to be delivered at the Multichoice offices in Randburg at 3pm. "It hasn't been terminated and neither has he terminated his contract". "By continuing to engage with Ashwin, we can also determine what forum he believes would be appropriate".

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  • Arsenal tie Granit Xhaka down to new long term contract
Arsenal tie Granit Xhaka down to new long term contract

New Arsenal signing and Switzerland captain, Stephan Lichtsteiner has worked at close quarters with Granit Xhaka for years and he is convinced his compatriot will defy his doubters after signing a new deal with the club. " I'm delighted that Granit has extended his contract with us ", head coach Unai Emery told Arsenal's official website. H...

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  • Egypt star's injury rued by Egypt's Cuper
Egypt star's injury rued by Egypt's Cuper

Russian Federation coach Stanislav Cherchesov says the World Cup hosts hope for many more celebrations after putting one foot in the last 16 by beating Mohamed Salah's Egypt 3-1 on Tuesday. Nobody can be distracted playing at a World Cup. He had little option but to play him, of course, given a second consecutive match missed would likely mean ...

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  • Nabil Fekir could still join Liverpool
Nabil Fekir could still join Liverpool

The French global has been strongly linked with a move to Anfield in recent months following an impressive campaign that saw the 24-year-old provide 23 goals and 8 assists for Lyon last season and it looked like a switch to Merseyside was on the cards.

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  • Portugal 'stronger than Morocco', says Andre Silva
Portugal 'stronger than Morocco', says Andre Silva

Iran arrived in Russian Federation with the second best qualifying record in the world in the final stage of Asian play with nine victories in 10 games. Given Andre Silva's partnership with the five-time Ballon d'Or victor, both players, and not just Ronaldo, will be crucial to how Portugal fare in Russian Federation.

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  • Roma goalkeeper Alisson and Real Madrid ‘agree personal terms’
Roma goalkeeper Alisson and Real Madrid ‘agree personal terms’

Sky Sports reporter Vinny O'Connor has branded the rumours surrounding Liverpool and AS Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker "nonsense", with various sources claiming that the Champions League finalists made a hefty offer for the talented stopper.

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  • Russian Federation vs. Egypt - Football Match Report
Russian Federation vs. Egypt - Football Match Report

The hype was as high as one would expect leading up to Salah's start on Tuesday, but what could have been a fairy-tale comeback became a story of underperformance. The continent was facing the prospect of a worst-ever World Cup start before Senegal beat Poland on Tuesday. EFA declarations over Salah's fitness are one thing, but whether his ...

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  • Cuper won't guarantee a Salah start against Russian Federation
Cuper won't guarantee a Salah start against Russian Federation

After a superb victory by Senegal earlier today, Egypt , one of five African reps at the tournament will go again and hope this time they are lucky when the face off with host nation Russian Federation. "Salah is a player who has enormous skill and I have to say when we don't have him, we feel his absence". There's no doubt about that. He's an i...

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  • Captain Kane gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia
Captain Kane gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia

Out of the eight favourites, England , Belgium and France are the only teams to win their opening fixture, and while Southgate may be concerned with the chances his side spurned, he will be encouraged by the resolve to dig out victory. That was only his third goal in 20 appearances, though, and his second in 16 games under Southgate - most as a ...

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  • Johanna Konta snubs umpire as Ashleigh Barty wins Nottingham final
Johanna Konta snubs umpire as Ashleigh Barty wins Nottingham final

Konta cruised through the first set of their match winning it 6-2 before play was interrupted by rain. The British number one breezed through the opening set in half an hour before, with Vekic having called for the trainer and looking ready to go for further treatment, the players were forced off by rain.

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  • England's cricketers set one-day record against Australia
England's cricketers set one-day record against Australia

In the most recent completed ODI on the ground - there was a rain-ruined encounter in 2017 - England scored a record 444 for 3 against Pakistan in 2016. It proved to be hugely expensive as Bairstow continued the red-hot form which has seen him score four centuries in his last six innings. Australia captain Tim Paine, who won the toss, used ei...

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