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England can win World Cup, says Liverpool legend Rush
- July 10, 2018

The coach Zlatko Dalić is likely to move Damagoj Vida on the right back, and veteran Vedran Corluka will play in the center of defense along with Dejan Lovren. For Didier Deschamps Les Bleus side the time is now for their star-studded roster to show what they are truly capable of after a run of less than thrilling performances on the way to the semi-finals. (more...)
England makes final four for 1st time since '90 England makes final four for 1st time since '90
- July 10, 2018

Whether or not there was some cake to celebrate from his team-mates, it is the special bond developed between the group, nearly verging on that within club sides, which has so far proved key to England's progress. The standard of England's crossing has particularly stood out this tournament, and Alli added the second goal by meeting a far-post cross from midfielder Jesse Lingard with a powerful header in the 59th. (more...)
Croatia ends Russia's run, advances to semifinals Croatia ends Russia's run, advances to semifinals
- July 10, 2018

Perenial shootout losers England were up next, taking on Colombia in the round of 16. Croatia will next play England in the semifinals on Wednesday in Moscow . 'They have a young, alive, attacking team. Team manager Stanislav Cherchesov, who guided his team into the quarter-finals, expressed his gratitude to Russian supporters and promised to deliver an even better performance at the 2020 World Cup in Qatar. (more...)
Dunphy expects England-Belgium World Cup final
- July 10, 2018

They play with great speed and aggression and are very unsafe from set pieces. Liverpool legend Ian Rush on England . " England will beat them". Vrsaljko will now sit out of the semifinal against England on Wednesday, according to Marca , which will be a huge blow for Croatia following his solid defensive displays in the right back slot over the course of the tournament. (more...)
Vettel on top at Silverstone Vettel on top at Silverstone
- July 10, 2018

In a race with two late safety auto periods, reigning champion Hamilton went from pole position to the rear of the field before finishing second for Mercedes in a superb fightback. "I guess I wanted to give a boost to England", he said. Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel celebrates winning the race. I pushed absolutely 100%, 1000%. (more...)
William Dunlop dead: Isle of Man TT regular dead after race crash William Dunlop dead: Isle of Man TT regular dead after race crash
- July 10, 2018

Mr Dunlop's father, Robert, lost his life during a practice for the North West 200 10 years ago, while his uncle Joey - the most famous exponent of the sport from these shores - died in Estonia in 2000. Members of motorcycle racing community have been left devastated and flowers have been laid at the Dunlop memorial garden in Ballymoney. On Sunday, Northern Ireland golfer Graeme McDowell said it was a "tragic situation". (more...)
Belgium assistant coach Thierry Henry in the 'wrong camp', says Giroud Belgium assistant coach Thierry Henry in the 'wrong camp', says Giroud
- July 10, 2018

Not only they are set to take on one of the top European sides at the moment, but this will also be their tougher opponent in quite a while. France will need to show their maturity here. Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco and Thorgan Hazard could be alternatives to replace Meunier. Paul Pogba will be key as well, with his ability to link up play as well as spray the ball from midfield. (more...)
Driver Power Rankings after 2018 Coke Zero Sugar 400 — NASCAR Cup Series Driver Power Rankings after 2018 Coke Zero Sugar 400 — NASCAR Cup Series
- July 10, 2018

My first win at Daytona , My first superspeedway win. A year-and-a-half ago he bought back his dad's auto . "How about that race, boys and girls?" "It would've sure been special to see his reaction to that last lap and his excitement, because it probably would have been off the charts". (more...)
LiAngelo to play for JBA League LiAngelo to play for JBA League
- July 10, 2018

The next move of LiAngelo Ball's basketball career will be following in his younger brother's footsteps . After his Lakers workout, the team signified it had no interest in drafting LiAngelo or signing the 19-year-old to play for their G League team, the South Bay Lakers, according to a report from USA Today Sports. (more...)
National Basketball Association exec expects Kawhi Leonard trade 'sooner than later' National Basketball Association exec expects Kawhi Leonard trade 'sooner than later'
- July 10, 2018

San Antonio wants to get something of significance in return for Leonard, but the leverage simply isn't there. The Leonard-Spurs saga has seemingly lingered for months now. The Toronto Raptors have generated buzz at Summer League as a possible trade destination for Kawhi Leonard. The package in return could include one of Kyle Lowry or DeMar DeRozan , according to Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post . (more...)
76ers Considered Favorite To Land Carmelo Anthony 76ers Considered Favorite To Land Carmelo Anthony
- July 10, 2018

That's according to Yahoo Sports' Jordan Schultz who says that the point guard is determined to play with his close friend and believes he can help the Rockets. Carmelo Anthony #7 of the Oklahoma City Thunder looks on during the game against the Utah Jazz in Game Four of Round One of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on April 23, 2018 at vivint.SmartHome Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo rejected another move ahead of reported Juventus move Cristiano Ronaldo rejected another move ahead of reported Juventus move
- July 10, 2018

Having helped Real Madrid to their third successive Champions League title, Ronaldo hinted that his future may lie away from the Santiago Bernabeu. However, the last couple of days has seen increased media reports of an impending divorce between Madrid and their all-time record goalscorer, who joined the Spanish giants in a then-world record £80million move from Manchester United in 2009. (more...)
Ty Lue Met With Luke Walton To Discuss Coaching LeBron James Ty Lue Met With Luke Walton To Discuss Coaching LeBron James
- July 10, 2018

The Cavaliers had hoped to re-sign James, who has appeared in eight consecutive NBA Finals. But a Kobe-LeBron partnership on the Lakers would make for a blockbuster event in Tinseltown, even if you might have to actually be on dope to think it's likely to happen. (more...)
Clippers bring back Mbah a Moute; Rockets targeting Anthony
- July 10, 2018

A marriage between Anthony and the Rockets may actually work as he is good friends with Chris Paul , they need help on the wing, and, as Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals showed, they could use more firepower against the Golden State Warriors . (more...)
Elon Musk sends an 'escape pod' to help in Thailand cave rescue Elon Musk sends an 'escape pod' to help in Thailand cave rescue
- July 10, 2018

Officials said late Sunday they'd need to pause the operation for at least 10 hours to fill oxygen tanks that had been depleted during the first phase of the rescue mission. The eight boys who've been rescued so far have all swum out of the cave, each escorted by two expert divers. The rescue team is made up of 13 foreign divers and five members of Thailand's elite Navy SEAL unit , who will guide the boys to safety. (more...)
Jack Wilshere joins West Ham on three-year deal Jack Wilshere joins West Ham on three-year deal
- July 10, 2018

West Ham United have announced the signing of Jack Wilshere on a three-year contract following his release by Arsenal. " It feels good, it feels special ", Wilshere, whose father and brother are West Ham fans, said. "Jack will be a great addition and we look forward to seeing his undoubted quality in a West Ham United shirt over the coming years as we fight for important goals at the club". (more...)
Twitter Saved The Day After Serena Missed Her Daughter's First Steps Twitter Saved The Day After Serena Missed Her Daughter's First Steps
- July 10, 2018

She is also looking to win her 24th Grand Slam , which would tie the all-time record (men's or women's) set by Margaret Court. The women's singles draw has seen a plethora of surprise results, with none of the top 10 seeds reaching the quarterfinals, a turn of events that has seen 23-time Grand Slam champion Williams become the favorite to win the Venus Rosewater Dish for an eighth time . (more...)
Nadal ends seven-year wait, return to Wimbledon quarter-finals Nadal ends seven-year wait, return to Wimbledon quarter-finals
- July 10, 2018

Switzerland´s Roger Federer celebrates after beating France´s Adrian Mannarino 6-0, 7-5, 6-4 in their men´s singles fourth round match on the seventh day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships. And he watched it again and again, taking note of Federer's quickness, net game, serve, variety of tactics and, above all, his composure. Yet Federer quickly snuffed out the danger and broke in the next game before rounding off the match in typically ruthless fashion. (more...)
Wayne Pivac to succeed Warren Gatland as Wales head coach in 2019 Wayne Pivac to succeed Warren Gatland as Wales head coach in 2019
- July 10, 2018

Pivac's successful tenure at Welsh region Scarlets - last season he guided them to their first European Cup semi-final in a decade - had placed him as favourite to fill the vacancy. Pivac, the Scarlets head coach, was one of a trio of New Zealanders, including Glasgow's Dave Rennie and the Crusdaders' Scott Robinson - who were understood to be on the WRU's radar. (more...)
Froome whistled and booed at Tour de France presentation Froome whistled and booed at Tour de France presentation
- July 10, 2018

Respect by the riders, by the teams and also the public. " Chris Froome suffered this situation for nine months as did the world of cycling, we all suffered from that". "So it is with a little bit of extra pride that I'm part of this team leading into this Tour". Earlier in the day, Sky had released plenty of other data, relating not to the salbutamol matter but to Froome's stunning victory on stage 19 of the Giro, which set him up for overall victory. (more...)
Millwall fans fundraise to fix ambulance damaged during World Cup celebrations Millwall fans fundraise to fix ambulance damaged during World Cup celebrations
- July 10, 2018

Its Just Giving page said: "We think it is very important to help our local community, so we want to help to raise funds to help with the fix of an emergency response vehicle". With both of Croatia's knockout games heading to the spot already, there's a high probability that Wednesday's semi-final could go the distance, but England need not fear because Pickford has a plan. (more...)
England fans storm Ikea Stratford branch after quarter-final win against Sweden England fans storm Ikea Stratford branch after quarter-final win against Sweden
- July 10, 2018

A 27-year-old man had been arrested and they are searching for one other alleged offender. Elsewhere in the country, fans caused further damage amid celebrations. The clip shows an England fan smash through a taxi roof after clambering on top of it to celebrate England's win against Sweden on Saturday. On Saturday we got 2,010 calls and 820 were to 999. (more...)
And is now forecasting a Belgium-England final And is now forecasting a Belgium-England final
- July 10, 2018

Russia , the lowest-ranked nation at their own tournament, showed enormous courage and matched the unbeaten Croatian team led by Luka Modric . Not only is that now the best result of the 2018 World Cup for the Rupert Murdoch owned outlet in the early metrics but it is also the best any Men's match has done on any American network since the 2014 Federation Internationale de Football Association tournament's Germany winning final. (more...)
Former finalist Bouchard's Wimbledon dream hit for six Former finalist Bouchard's Wimbledon dream hit for six
- July 10, 2018

I got mobbed after the match, pretty much. "But I was trying to be aggressive and she came up with some good shots, some tricky shots and that was to be expected as well but I gave everything". Bouchard said plenty of Canadians were behind her on Tuesday. "I have learned that life is great. I had a lot of momentum going my way and all of a sudden it just slipped away from me". (more...)
Kyrgios slams tennis champ Marion Bartoli after she brands him ‘pathetic’ Kyrgios slams tennis champ Marion Bartoli after she brands him ‘pathetic’
- July 10, 2018

Marion Bartoli, who won Wimbledon in 2013, launched a scathing attack on Kyrgios on Thursday, claiming he needs to grow up. "II fel that he gave me a lot of pressure, he was serving incredible, he was really solid throughout the match, do not many insane things - I mean that's also part of his game, that makes him as good as he is, so I think he will always have to keep it - but it's always a matter of how much", Haase said of Kyrgios . (more...)
Rohit Sharma to Dinesh Karthik - Personal Milestones Will Keep Coming With Time Rohit Sharma to Dinesh Karthik - Personal Milestones Will Keep Coming With Time
- July 10, 2018

IPL franchises were anxious about his lack of T20 match time and he was less attractive because, owing to England's Test series with Pakistan, he would not have been available for the whole season. Currently, Rohit Sharma is the only player who has scored three hundreds in T20Is and three double-centuries in ODIs and when he was asked to rate his hundreds, he said it is hard to do so. (more...)
England Women Go 1-0 Up At Leeds England Women Go 1-0 Up At Leeds
- July 10, 2018

Having won the toss on a pitch that was taking a bit of turn Amy Jones and Heather Knight impressed most for the hosts, making 63 apiece as England reached 290/5. It is predicted that England Women will win this match against New Zealand Women . This game was over long before the fall of New Zealand's eighth wicket prompted a spontaneous rendition of "football's coming home" among the Headingley crowd - a healthy 2,100 in the circumstances - and dancing among the huddle of home ... (more...)
Croatia identify England danger man for semi-final Croatia identify England danger man for semi-final
- July 10, 2018

Neither team could be separated after extra time, which ended 2-2 following an absorbing and exhausting battle at Fisht Stadium. Mandzukic worked his socks off for the whole 120 minutes and no doubt his fans in Slavonski Brod will return the favour when they see him next in town. (more...)
England fans celebrate World Cup win over Sweden at IKEA England fans celebrate World Cup win over Sweden at IKEA
- July 09, 2018

England finished second in its group after a loss to Belgium in the last game of the group stage. "But today was a huge opportunity for us and it was not something we wanted to miss out on". Against Sweden, some of the clipped passes Pickford made to his wingbacks, Kieran Trippier and Ashley Young, were as good as any of England's ball-playing midfielders could produce. (more...)
We'll show Thierry Henry he picked the wrong side We'll show Thierry Henry he picked the wrong side
- July 09, 2018

Didier Deschamps has no major roster issues to deal with ahead of the semi-final tie. France's Blaise Matuidi is available after a ban and is set to return in place of fellow midfielder Corentin Tolisso, who deputised against Uruguay. The semi-final on Tuesday will be the 74th meeting between France and Belgium . The Red Devils hold the edge in the head-to-head record with 30 wins to Les Bleus' 24 (19 draws). (more...)

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