Nigeria vs Argentina: Maradona seeks meeting with Messi, others

In any other context, the gesture would have gone unnoticed: Lionel Messi received birthday greetings from Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli . Twenty-four hours later, though, a full-on coup d'etat is reportedly underway. Argentina must beat Nig... More..

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Verstappen gives two thumbs up to Red Bull-Honda deal
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Verstappen gives two thumbs up to Red Bull-Honda deal

Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer says part of his company's long-term commitment to Red Bull - which includes the Valkyrie road vehicle project and the placing of staff at a new engineering campus in Milton Keyn...More..

Former Spurs Player Bruce Bowen Accuses Kawhi Leonard Of Having 'Excuses'
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Former Spurs Player Bruce Bowen Accuses Kawhi Leonard Of Having 'Excuses'

The six-time all-defensive first teamer didn't stop there, blasting Leonard for choosing to rehab the troublesome quad injury that kept him out of the Spurs lineup for all but nine games last season in NY ins...More..

Diego Maradona: Lionel Messi's not to blame for anything
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Diego Maradona: Lionel Messi's not to blame for anything

Coach Jorge Sampaoli during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. Should Argentina fail to win the 2018 World Cup , Messi will ...More..

Switzerland awaits Federation Internationale de Football Association judgment on 'provocative' gestures
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Switzerland awaits Federation Internationale de Football Association judgment on 'provocative' gestures

But the new generation is being led by the likes of Isco and Diego Costa, who have sparkled in attack and are arguably the most important players to the current Spanish side - certainly in ensuring their pretty...More..

Mexico hold off South Korea to pile pressure on Germany
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Mexico hold off South Korea to pile pressure on Germany

Mexico will finish their group-stage campaign against Sweden on June 27, while South Korea face the world champions Germany on the same day. A win gave Mexico six points in Group F - and it's looking l...More..

Liverpool make
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Liverpool make "formal offer of €180 million" for Real Madrid star

The same story says that the Reds are keen on a move for the Swedish shot-stopper, who now plays for FC Copenhagen in Denmark. "The failure with Liverpool has aroused the interest of other clubs". "The fa...More..

12 missing youth soccer players feared trapped in cave in Thailand
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

12 missing youth soccer players feared trapped in cave in Thailand

It said that the mother last spoke to her son when he told her in the afternoon that he was with the group visiting a cave. Witnesses said they saw the team enter the cave, a popular tourist attraction that c...More..

Egypt's Essam El-Hadary becomes oldest player to feature at World Cup
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Egypt's Essam El-Hadary becomes oldest player to feature at World Cup

Egyptian goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary set a World Cup record when his team's game vs. Saudi Arabia kicked off on Monday. That save kept Egypt up 1-0, but he couldn't go 2-2 on penalty kicks. Salah, ma...More..

Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

The flag of Albania is seen during the traditional dance performing of the members of the ethnic Albanian minority in Macedonia with traditional dresses, as they celebrate the National Albanian Flag Day and t...More..

Firmino helps Brazil to late win over Costa Rica
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Firmino helps Brazil to late win over Costa Rica

I returned the ball because it was not this ball that was going to win us the game. Roberto Firmino made an impact as a second-half substitute to help Brazil to a 2-0 victory over Costa Rica in Saint Peters...More..

Croatian Player Disappointed With Argentine Team in Russian Federation 2018
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Croatian Player Disappointed With Argentine Team in Russian Federation 2018

We have five or four players who are on yellow cards... In the footage, the camera pans to various presenters who are respecting the football team's defeat to Croatia. There is no leadership, either from the ...More..

Pakistan names strong group for Zimbabwe tour
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Pakistan names strong group for Zimbabwe tour

Pakistan has named a strong travelling party for its tour of Zimbabwe next month, selecting a 15-man Twenty20 global group and a 16-man ODI squad . ODI squad: Fakhar Zaman , Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Hafeez , ...More..

Rory McIlroy one shot off first-round lead
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Rory McIlroy one shot off first-round lead

Paul Casey (67) and Russell Henley (65) were two strokes back going into the weekend. Just one week after a very interesting week at Shinnecock Hills, many top players will be teeing it up at the Travelers C...More..

Lionel Messi to get special gift from Moscow
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Lionel Messi to get special gift from Moscow

They will need a win over Nigeria on Tuesday to stand a chance of progressing into the last-16. Tolisso acknowledged that, in case of having to play against Argentina , it will be necessary to pay particular...More..

Brazil manager reveals injury picked up during Costa Rica win
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Brazil manager reveals injury picked up during Costa Rica win

After the referee stopped play to attend to a Costa Rica player, Thiago Silva sportingly kicked the ball back to Brazil'a opponents. The match between Brazil and Serbia in Moscow on Wednesday could determin...More..

Argentina is reportedly rebelling against manager Jorge Sampaoli
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Argentina is reportedly rebelling against manager Jorge Sampaoli

Messi has come under fire in Russian Federation, where Argentina are in danger of making a group-stage exit after drawing with Iceland and losing 3-0 to Croatia . The initial video came out soon after Caballer...More..

by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Coric ends Federer's winning streak to take Halle title

The Swiss will drop to second in the world behind Rafael Nadal , who is playing no tune-up events prior to the start of Wimbledon a week from Monday. The two star players have been in the top two spots of the ...More..

Pogba admits to falling out with Mourinho
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Pogba admits to falling out with Mourinho

France have already qualified for the knockout stages and will top the group if they don't lose to Denmark. Pogba had a hard season in the English Premier League (EPL ), where he was criticized and at times...More..

Man United posted a brilliant tweet about Romelu Lukaku - it's going viral
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Man United posted a brilliant tweet about Romelu Lukaku - it's going viral

Thibaut Courtois has warned England Belgium have every motivation to beat them in their final group game. And boss Martinez seemed to hint that the pair might not make it after revealing that big changes ...More..

World Cup qualifying scenarios for every team before final group games
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

World Cup qualifying scenarios for every team before final group games

Brazil would be safely through with a win or a draw against Serbia and will top the group unless Switzerland better their result, or match it with a better goal margin. Germany will go through with any win shou...More..

Diego Maradona calls for meeting with Argentina players
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Diego Maradona calls for meeting with Argentina players

A team of five workers at Moscow's Altufyevo Confectionery worked for almost a week to carve the sculpture in 60 kg (132 lbs) of chocolate to mark the Argentina forward's 31st birthday on Sunday. Diego Ma...More..

Paine casts doubt on ODI future after series whitewash
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Paine casts doubt on ODI future after series whitewash

England are 4-0 up in the five-match one-day worldwide series against the tourists going into the game at Old Trafford on Sunday. They were bowled out for 205 runs in just 34.4 overs. England wrapped up the...More..

Petra Kvitova battles back to claim Nature Valley Classic title in Birmingham
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Petra Kvitova battles back to claim Nature Valley Classic title in Birmingham

Petra shifted into a higher gear in set number two, serving well and breaking her rival in games two and six for a 6-1, building the momentum before the deciding set where she raced into a 3-0 lead after a doub...More..

Phipps, Tui in for Australia for final test against Ireland
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Phipps, Tui in for Australia for final test against Ireland

Schmidt's Irish team shape as favourites for the decider after they won last week in Melbourne, levelling the series at 1-1 and ending their 39-year away win drought against Australia . Jack Conan is set to ma...More..

Iran fans treat Portugal to midnight street party
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Iran fans treat Portugal to midnight street party

Since Denmark and Australia drew, they too could be split by fair play. For instance, if Iran and Portugal draw 3-3 and Spain lose 1-0, Spain would be level on points with Iran , with the sam...More..

by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Argentina's Javier Mascherano denies rift between players and coach Jorge Sampaoli

Franco Armani is tipped to replace Willy Caballero for the Nigeria clash after the Chelsea goalkeeper's blunder against Croatia, with Sampaoli also expected to ditch his three-man defence and return to a trad...More..

Hanley eyed in connection to ongoing federal, state investigation
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Hanley eyed in connection to ongoing federal, state investigation

McPhee noted that a man busted with fentanyl during a traffic stop made a decision to FaceTime Ramirez in front of police, which was, in fact true. During the stop, the driver allowed a trooper to search his ...More..

Sweden Winger Durmaz Says Racist Abuse 'Passed Limit'
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Sweden Winger Durmaz Says Racist Abuse 'Passed Limit'

The Swedish soccer team rallied around midfielder Jimmy Durmaz after he was subjected to a torrent of racist abuse and death threats following his mistake in Sweden's defeat to Germany in the FIFA World ...More..

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo: 'Argentina match will be a war'
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo: 'Argentina match will be a war'

Kan you believe?" Could Musa now lend credence to that claim by helping Nigeria knock out the 2014 runners-up and send the Super Eagles into the last 16? Croatia now leads the Group D with 6 points from t...More..