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Pinnick to commission France, Belgium semi final tomorrow Pinnick to commission France, Belgium semi final tomorrow
- July 10, 2018

Retired French striker Henry is now a member of the Belgian coaching staff. However, when they turn into symbols of competing nationalisms, as it will be seen in St Petersburg where Belgium and France will vie for a place in the World Cup final (the French have a 2-1 lead in the mega tournament), then the task to find a difference between them will be too hard. (more...)
Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus
- July 10, 2018

Real Madrid confirmed the transfer in a statement on Tuesday evening. That's because he and the rest of the Real Madrid team were offered their pick of club partner Audi's lineup last November and Ronaldo chose an 605 hp Audi RS7 for his one-year loan. (more...)
Liverpool-linked Marco Asensio Bernabeu exit talk rubbished Liverpool-linked Marco Asensio Bernabeu exit talk rubbished
- July 10, 2018

Asensio responded directly to Liverpool's interest last month but refused to add fuel to the fire during Spain's World Cup campaign. Liverpool were linked with a mega-money move for Real Madrid star Marco Asensio last month, but any slight hopes the Reds had of signing the Spanish global have been dashed after his agent confirmed that his client would not be leaving the European Champions this summer. (more...)
PCB to Charge Ahmed Shehzad for Failing Dope Test
- July 10, 2018

PCB will issue charge sheet today", the governing body said on its verified Twitter account. Meanwhile, the Pakistan Cricket Board had revealed earlier that a player is tested positive for the doping test. But under ICC rules PCB can not name the player or charge-sheet him until the chemical report is confirmed by the Anti-Dope Agency of the government. (more...)
Manchester City sell goalkeeper Angus Gunn to Southampton Manchester City sell goalkeeper Angus Gunn to Southampton
- July 10, 2018

A fee of around £15million is expected to be agreed upon between the two parties, putting Gunn amongst the ten most expensive goalkeepers of all time. Gunn, an ever-present for Norwich in the Championship last season, has been a target for Southampton, who shared the goalkeeping duties between Fraser Forster and Alex McCarthy last season. (more...)
Projecting Final Matchup Before 1st Semi-Final Game Projecting Final Matchup Before 1st Semi-Final Game
- July 10, 2018

The high street sports store is giving away free England football shirts if England win the World Cup. "We are one step closer to what is the biggest game in football as a professional". But the chart was dominated by the rerelease of Three Lions and the hugely popular Vindaloo from Fat Les (which reached number two in the United Kingdom chart with a little help from Blur bassist Alex James and lyrics by Keith Allen). (more...)
Buffon says thrilled, motivated by joining PSG Buffon says thrilled, motivated by joining PSG
- July 10, 2018

According to French newspaper La Parisien, Buffon will arrive in Paris on Friday for a medical, and all being well will be presented as a PSG player on Monday. "I'm extremely excited by this new adventure", said the veteran former Italy keeper. He links up with PSG after leaving Juventus as a free agent, with the last 17 years having been spent in Turin . (more...)
Kenedy set to seal season-long loan move to Newcastle Kenedy set to seal season-long loan move to Newcastle
- July 10, 2018

The Newcastle faithful will have seen that first-hand during the five-months he spent at St. James' Park at the tail-end of last season. He fast became a fan favourite, scoring two goals and providing two assists for his teammates. Chelsea are yet to buy a single player this summer, as the prolonged uncertainty surrounding Conte and Sarri has had a paralysing effect on the club's transfer plans in a window already complicated by the World Cup and compressed by the Premier League's earlier ... (more...)
West Brom Albion set to discipline James McClean West Brom Albion set to discipline James McClean
- July 10, 2018

According to the club, and several reporters, the winger wasn't given permission to miss the trip, and he will now be disciplined. McClean, who featured 34 times in all competitions for West Brom last season, has been linked with a move to Stoke, who were also relegated from the Premier League last term. (more...)
Fernando Torres set to snub A-League for US move Fernando Torres set to snub A-League for US move
- July 10, 2018

The move was also announced on Sagan Tosu's official website, with the club saying he would be given the No. 9 shirt, which he has worn for the majority of his career. In 2017, they finished eighth in the division but are in a relegation battle halfway through the current campaign. In his penultimate match with the Rojiblancos, Torres made a substitute appearance in the 89th minute as they beat Marseille 3-0 to capture the Europa League. (more...)
Cibulkova into Wimbledon quarters after umpire row Cibulkova into Wimbledon quarters after umpire row
- July 10, 2018

Hsieh's protests to the umpire prompted the match referee to come on court to intervene as the argument lasted nearly seven minutes before the point was finally replayed, much to Cibulkova's disgust. "No, I understand. You know, she's a fighter". There was no let-up from Ostapenko throughout the 82-minute contest as she struck the ball with such ferocity that Cibulkova might have wanted to take cover as she watched 33 crisp winners fly off Ostapenko's racket, to her six. (more...)
Ronaldo talks with Juventus coach Ronaldo talks with Juventus coach
- July 10, 2018

Luka Modric does not believe Cristiano Ronaldo will leave Real Madrid this summer despite mounting speculation to the contrary. The latest is that Juventus president Andrea Agnelli has reportedly traveled to Greece to meet with Ronaldo, who is there on vacation with his family, according to ESPN . (more...)
Kyle O'Quinn mocks awful Knicks on his way out Kyle O'Quinn mocks awful Knicks on his way out
- July 10, 2018

NY likely will be one of the league's worst teams during the 2018-19 campaign, especially because star center Kristaps Porzingis won't be ready to begin the season as he recovers from a torn ACL in his knee. They had 29 wins this past year, and Kristaps Porzingis is recovering from a torn ACL. Contrarily, the Pacers had a surprisingly strong regular season past year, finishing with 48 wins and locking up the No. (more...)
Real Madrid confident of signing integral Chelsea player in €40M deal Real Madrid confident of signing integral Chelsea player in €40M deal
- July 10, 2018

The Belgian shot-stopper is now entering his final year with Chelsea and is yet to sign an extension with the club, while also commenting that he will be evaluating his options after the World Cup before making a decision on his future. (more...)
Man United set to sign quality 16-year-old Man United set to sign quality 16-year-old
- July 10, 2018

They ( Juventus ) have seen the market and are thinking they can cash in big time". This seems a risky move by the manager as the 25-year-old remains fairly popular among the club's fans and has always been regarded highly as a player with the potential to be one of the best in the world as long as he's used correctly. (more...)
PSG ready to make staggering offer for Coutinho PSG ready to make staggering offer for Coutinho
- July 10, 2018

The world record of transfer window may get shattered as Paris-Saint Germain reportedly launches a very big bid for Barcelona superstar Philippe Coutinho . Were PSG to stump up that astonishing amount of money, they would smash the world transfer record that they themselves set when they purchased Neymar from Barcelona for €222m (£198m) last summer. (more...)
France legend Thierry Henry firmly in Belgium's camp for World Cup semifinal France legend Thierry Henry firmly in Belgium's camp for World Cup semifinal
- July 10, 2018

Cunha disallowed a goal by Iran's Saeid Ezatolahi after an assistant referee and the video assistant signaled the player was offside. Lloris hailed Belgium as the World Cup's most "complete" team and emphasised the need for a team effort to defeat Les Diables Rouges. (more...)
Lucas Torreira is a 'bright talent' says Arsenal head coach Unai Emery Lucas Torreira is a 'bright talent' says Arsenal head coach Unai Emery
- July 10, 2018

Arsenal have been waiting to seal the deal due to Torreira being at the World Cup in Russian Federation as part of the Uruguay squad. "In Lucas Torreira , we have signed a young player who is a very bright talent in the game", new Gunners boss Unai Emery told the club's official website. (more...)
Former Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue arrested Former Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue arrested
- July 10, 2018

Metropolitan Police would not confirm the name of the man arrested in the case but said in a statement that he would only face further enquiries in relation to "malicious communications" and not arson. The 35-year-old was recently invited to join the likes of Nicolas Anelka, Ray Parlour, David Seaman and Sol Campbell as part of a Gunners legends side for a charity match at Real Madrid's Bernabeu Stadium in Spain. (more...)
Jean Michael Seri 'spotted in London' amid Chelsea, Arsenal links Jean Michael Seri 'spotted in London' amid Chelsea, Arsenal links
- July 10, 2018

The Ivory Coast global has attracted the attention of a number of big clubs in Europe, with Barcelona linked with a move last summer and the likes of Arsenal , Tottenham and West Ham all mooted as potential destinations. The Gunners are set to sign Lucas Torreira from Sampdoria and youngster Matteo Guendouzi from Lorient but Emery could be eyeing another senior midfield addition and Seri has seemingly been on his radar. (more...)
Varner, Kraft tied for lead at Greenbrier in West Virginia Varner, Kraft tied for lead at Greenbrier in West Virginia
- July 10, 2018

Since this tournament debuted in 2010, there have been four first-time champions, but no third-round leader has won. "But I've been working on some things that I knew were finally going to click". On Thursday, despite a fine start, Lahiri was lying tied 24th as Webb Simpson , who shot 9-under 61, led by a shot over Whee Kim. The 27-year-old recorded one of only two bogey-free laps on Moving Day (John Peterson) and is blemish-free for his last 42 holes . (more...)
Nadal, Federer ease into Wimbledon quarter-finals Nadal, Federer ease into Wimbledon quarter-finals
- July 10, 2018

Rafael Nadal has breezed into his first Wimbledon quarter-final since 2011. The trio have all won at least two Wimbledon titles but Rusedski believes Federer will come out on top once again. "I think", Federer said when it was over, "I can be very pleased". Wherever he ends up playing, Djokovic, the 2011, 2014 and 2015 champion, will be favourite to see off Nishikori for a 14th time in 16 meetings. (more...)
Tenth boy walks from Thai cave as rescue mission nears end Tenth boy walks from Thai cave as rescue mission nears end
- July 10, 2018

Rescue workers and divers are using the break to rest and prepare for the next phase of the grueling operation, which Osotthanakorn said involves some of the hardest diving in the world. The first thing the Thai boys rescued from a cave said was that they missed their homes and were happy to be out of the cave, officials at the the Chiang Rai hospital said on Sunday. (more...)
Henderson hopeful on fitness for World Cup semi-final Henderson hopeful on fitness for World Cup semi-final
- July 10, 2018

England, meanwhile, reached the semi-finals for the first time in 28 years with the help of eight goals from set-pieces, more than any other side in the tournament, including three penalties. "We will have to improve on our set-piece defending between now and Wednesday". "At the beginning of working together with the lads and trying to sell them the vision of what's possible, what we're looking to achieve in the long-term. (more...)
Four More Boys Pulled From Flooded Thailand Cave Four More Boys Pulled From Flooded Thailand Cave
- July 10, 2018

But then oxygen started running low in the cave, and officials also anxious the little piece of real estate the boys and their coach have could be lost. A spokesperson from the Thai public health authority said that they were in "high spirits" and also claimed that as they are football players, they have high immune systems. (more...)
France take on Belgium for a place in the final France take on Belgium for a place in the final
- July 10, 2018

France is slightly favored over Belgium in their first competitive meeting since 1986. The Belgian team, which leads the tournament scoring in Russian Federation with 14 goals in its five World Cup matches, will rely on someone with an intimate knowledge of France on Tuesday: former France striker and current Belgium assistant coach Thierry Henry . (more...)
Russian Federation to meet their fans following World Cup elimination Russian Federation to meet their fans following World Cup elimination
- July 10, 2018

In its previous Last 16 match, Russian Federation beat Spain 4-3 on penalties. Mediascope reported that 84 percent of the viewers of the quarter-final match between Russian Federation and Croatia said that the introduction of VAR had made the referring more objective, 41 percent said that VAR had contributed to matches' dragging out due to long time taken to review controversial incidents, while 37 percent did not notice any influence that VAR had exerted. (more...)
Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer cruises into last eight
- July 10, 2018

ICC also posted superimposed pictures of Federer and Sachin Tendulkar in Spiderman costumes with a caption, "When greatness recognises greatness". With the men's final slated for its traditional time of 2 p.m. "I think", Federer said when it was over, "I can be very pleased". Stefanos Tsitsipas was just 2 years old when Roger Federer , then a ponytailed 19-year-old with balletic grace, famously announced himself to the tennis world at Wimbledon in 2001 by toppling seven-time champion ... (more...)
Kane: We want to finish the job Kane: We want to finish the job
- July 10, 2018

Belgium has never been to the final of a World Cup , but that's exactly what they look poised to do as the highest-ranked team (No. 3 in the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings) left in the tournament. "If we get to the final or if we don't get to the final then we're one day short, you know it has been an absolute pleasure of an experience to share not just with the players but the staff, even the media staff and you guys as well". (more...)
Wimbledon 2018 -- Roger Federer cruises into quarterfinals
- July 10, 2018

Mercifully the set flashed by in 16 breathtaking minutes as Federer whizzed into the quarter-finals with a 6-0, 7-5, 6-4 win. "Not really", said Federer, the No. American ninth seed John Isner also reached his first Wimbledon quarter-final with a 6-4, 7-6 (10/8), 7-6 (7/4) win over Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas . (more...)

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