Colombia tie England's biggest game in a decade, says Southgate

Meanwhile, RTE pundit Liam Brady said England's loss to Belgium demonstrated their lack of squad depth, particularly in midfield. The only issue at stake for England against Belgium is whether they finish first or second in Group G. More..

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Khazri lifts Tunisia over Panama to end World Cup drought
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Khazri lifts Tunisia over Panama to end World Cup drought

Fakhreddine Ben Yousseff equalized just after the restart with a neatly-taken goal and Wahbi Khazri scored a second to end Tunisia's long drought. Tunisia had not won a World Cup game since a 3-1 victory o...More..

Belgium's Michy Batshuayi left to rue painful goal celebration
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Belgium's Michy Batshuayi left to rue painful goal celebration

Michy Batshuayi was one of the few players on the pitch who actually looked up for a game as England took on Belgium on Thursday evening. Belgium now face Japan in Rostov-on-Don on Monday while Englan...More..

Mother of Marcos Rojo Reacts Brilliantly to Son’s Game-Winning Goal
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Mother of Marcos Rojo Reacts Brilliantly to Son’s Game-Winning Goal

Denmark's last group match against France yesterday became the first game to end goalless at Russian Federation 2018, but that does not take away the fact that many late goals have been hit so far. Argentina ...More..

Everton star confirms he is travelling to complete move away
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Everton star confirms he is travelling to complete move away

Alongside the picture was an emoji of the American flag. Everton striker Wayne Rooney has signed a three-and-a-half-year deal with Major League Soccer club DC United . United couldn't be happier to see Roo...More..

Why England and Belgium may not want to win Group G
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Why England and Belgium may not want to win Group G

They faced each other Thursday and Belgium won 1-0 but we are none the wiser. England's final group game against Belgium is fast approaching. But Southgate refused to entertain such a thought. They fi...More..

Twitter reacts as Spain is held by Morocco
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Twitter reacts as Spain is held by Morocco

Portugal finished second in the group with five points behind Spain on goals scored, and will meet Uruguay in the last 16. Spain will play Group A runners-up Russian Federation at the Luzhniki Stadium ...More..

Germany exit has no bearing on England preparations - Southgate
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Germany exit has no bearing on England preparations - Southgate

While leaders often say politics should be kept out of sport, the World Cup and other tournaments provide opportunities for them to bring sport into politics, by scoring points over rivals or buffing up their...More..

Martinez admits he will play a weakened team against England
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Martinez admits he will play a weakened team against England

The early exit is Germany's worst World Cup result since 1938 and, although Southgate said it came as a shock to see the four-time winners sent packing, he believes it shows just how good the teams in Russian...More..

Senegal and Japan play out dramatic stalemate in enthralling encounter
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Senegal and Japan play out dramatic stalemate in enthralling encounter

Backed by a vocal Japanese following who never stopped singing and with the locals also on their side, Japan were now the better side after a nervous start. "Frankly speaking, I think we are a bit disappointe...More..

Japan advances on fair play points despite loss to Poland
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Japan advances on fair play points despite loss to Poland

Japan has a tough final group-stage game against Poland , which despite being 0-2-0 through two games still is a quality opponent with a world-class striker in Robert Lewandowski . Kawashima did it again in ...More..

England fans flock to Russian Federation for group decider against Belgium
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

England fans flock to Russian Federation for group decider against Belgium

Argentina only booked their place in the knockouts in the dying embers of their final group game, against Nigeria, while European champions Portugal and 2010 winners Spain were far from convincing in Group A. D...More..

LeBron's Friend Has Hinted James Will Sign With The Lakers On Twitter
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

LeBron's Friend Has Hinted James Will Sign With The Lakers On Twitter

Host Cam Rogers has all of the latest LeBron James rumors on The Cam Rogers Show! What's unique about this particular message is that it's also reportedly connected to the release, via Instagram TV, of eith...More..

by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Everything you need to know about the World Cup’s fair play tiebreaker

But they still reached the round of 16 because Colombia beat Senegal 1-0 in the other Group H match. The match was often lethargic anyway in the 36°C heat, but the stupor was broken at the 59th minute w...More..

by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Belgium fans fear Harry Kane ahead of England World Cup clash

Marcus Rashford is favoured to partner Harry Kane up front over Raheem Sterling, while in come wing-backs Danny Rose and Trent Alexander-Arnold - possibly to allow Ashley Young and Kieran Trippier a break ...More..

by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

'Overwhelming' Offer Could Motivate Spurs To Trade Kawhi Leonard To Lakers

The 33-year-old's future was a leading topic of discussion during the past season but it has now gone into overdrive following the NBA Finals earlier this month when the Golden State Warriors sweeped the Ca...More..

by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Defeated Japan squeezes into World Cup last 16 thanks to fair play

Colombia have three points while Poland can not advance after losing their first two games. With so much at stake for each team and simultaneous matches of Japan vs. Japan and Senegal had the same amount of p...More..

Why Colombia will get a vital 3 points against Senegal
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Why Colombia will get a vital 3 points against Senegal

Substitute Keisuke Honda's leveller, 12 minutes from time, was an especially poor goal to give away as goalkeeper Khadim N'Diaye flapped at a cross. Both sides were intermittently impressive against a awful P...More..

World Cup knock-out scenarios that could unfold as teams qualify
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

World Cup knock-out scenarios that could unfold as teams qualify

France has already advanced to the Round of 16 , but Denmark can take Group C away from the French with a victory in today's match. Morocco , with only pride to play for, almost beat Spain and Iran sal...More..

Japan coach Akira Nishino stands by attacking tactics - 'We wanted to win'
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Japan coach Akira Nishino stands by attacking tactics - 'We wanted to win'

It was a record-breaking goal, propelling the 19-year-old to become Africa's youngest ever goal scorer in the history of the World Cup. The ball bounced off the striker and into the net for his first goal a...More..

How to watch South Korea vs Germany online, TV
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

How to watch South Korea vs Germany online, TV

As the champions clambered around for an equaliser, Manuel Neuer charged up the pitch, allowing Tottenham's Son Heung-min to slide the ball into an empty net. But he will face serious questions about his futu...More..

by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

German FA officials at World Cup fined for celebration provoking Sweden

Three points would have guaranteed their passage into the knock-out stages, but instead they will be heading home after the group phase for the first time since 1938. "The last game we delivered a good performa...More..

by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

‘We are all Koreans!’ Ecstatic Mexican fans mob embassy

Mexico will need to pick themselves up quickly if they are to go beyond the last 16 for the first time since 1986 and end a run of six consecutive second-round defeats. Mexico's Edson Alvarez had an own goal ...More..

Arsenal ace Ozil sweats on Germany coach Low recall
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Arsenal ace Ozil sweats on Germany coach Low recall

The one exception was 2002 champion Brazil in 2006. Germany, the 2014 champions, Confederations Cup champions and FIFA's top-ranked team, were eliminated at the first hurdle for the first time since 1938. "Th...More..

by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Southgate set to make eight changes to England side against Belgium

The debate in the run-up to the Belgium clash has centred around whether winning to secure top spot in the group would be beneficial, with avoiding a potential quarter-final against defending champions German...More..

Sweden topples Mexico in gruelling encounter, secures round of 16 qualification
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Sweden topples Mexico in gruelling encounter, secures round of 16 qualification

It marked a remarkable swing in Swedish fortunes after the crushing disappointment of losing to a stoppage-time goal from Germany's Toni Kroos four days ago. With barely five minutes of the second half played, ...More..

‘Pressure mounting’ on Lakers to trade for Kawhi Leonard
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

‘Pressure mounting’ on Lakers to trade for Kawhi Leonard

The Lakers have enticing, young pieces but are caught between the realistic possibility of acquiring Leonard as a free agent next summer and guaranteeing his presence for 2018-19. Don't expect the Spurs to pani...More..

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan help India beat Ireland in Dublin T20
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan help India beat Ireland in Dublin T20

Fast bowler Chase then cleaned up Rohit, who fell three runs short of a record-equalling third T20 global hundred, and was handed his fourth wicket when India captain Virat Kohli was pouched at deep midwick...More..

'Dark day for German football' after World Cup elimination
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

'Dark day for German football' after World Cup elimination

The way their preparation games have been, you think "well, okay, that's just preparation". We are sorry for not playing like world champions, and as painful as it is, we deserve to be out. Four-times champions...More..

UEFA Ban Italian Giants AC Milan From European Football Following FFP Failings
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

UEFA Ban Italian Giants AC Milan From European Football Following FFP Failings

It said AC Milan had not provided sufficient evidence of its financial stability. AC Milan have been a handed two-year ban from European competitions following a breach of FFP rules. Milan have incurred ...More..