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  • Dele Alli to return to England training ahead of Panama game
Dele Alli to return to England training ahead of Panama game

Sterling has not scored for England since October 2015 and, speaking after the game in Volgograd, the England manager said: "No (I am not concerned about that record)". "We always talk about games and how we can improve and what he thinks in those situations because he's done it so many times". The direct Central Americans were well-beaten b...

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  • Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri's Albanian flag celebrations for Switzerland draw attention
Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri's Albanian flag celebrations for Switzerland draw attention

Xhaka was born to Kosovan-Albanian parents and his father Ragip spent three-and-a-half years in prison for demonstrating against the Communist Yogoslavia rule in Kosovo. The comeback was completed in second-half injury-time as the Swiss turned defence to attack, with Shaqiri finishing off a counter-attacking move with a close-range finish in the 90...

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  • Kenya: Senegal defender confirms Sarri's move to Chelsea | The Standard - Kenya
Kenya: Senegal defender confirms Sarri's move to Chelsea | The Standard - Kenya

But at least he had some success during his time in west London, winning the Premier League in 2017 and the FA Cup a year later. While Conte now looks highly likely to depart from Stamford Bridge, it is his reported replacement Maurizio Sarri's turn to try and persuade the Chelsea board to bankroll a move for Mertens, who could potentiall...

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  • Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter claims VAR is failing
Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter claims VAR is failing

And he said Wales and Scotland together. At the moment, too busy schedule does not allow Vladimir Putin to visit the matches of the 2018 world Cup. The voting process for those tournaments is now tainted by suspicions of corruption. "If FIFA would have a little bit of respect, knowing that I have an official invitation to come here".

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  • Burden falls on Coutinho to keep Brazil going at World Cup
Burden falls on Coutinho to keep Brazil going at World Cup

Four years after injury cut short his World Cup and Brazil went on to suffer a humiliating 7-1 semi-final defeat to Germany without him, Neymar is once again spearheading his country's hopes. The coach of the Selecao was adamant Switzerland's goal should have been ruled out by referee Cesar Ramos, and Neymar agreed with that assessment.

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  • Woman gets black eye from flying hot dog launched at baseball game
Woman gets black eye from flying hot dog launched at baseball game

The Phillies have apologized and offered her free tickets when she's ready to come back to the ballpark. "And mostly, it's going to get worse before it gets better". "Just to be aware, because you never know". And while she understands that her injury is rather unusual and comical, McVay still had advice to give to other fans in the stands.

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  • Messi deserves no blame - Argentina boss Sampaoli
Messi deserves no blame - Argentina boss Sampaoli

If you saw him, like we've seen him, suffer and cry ". "I told him "This is the World Cup of 40 million [Argentinians]". 'When people say that he doesn't feel it or that he plays for the national team out of obligation, that hurts as a mother and as a family.

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  • World Cup Group C
World Cup Group C

Peru , meanwhile, have been eliminated, while Denmark and Australia remain in contention for a Last 16 spot. France were fortunate in their 2-1 opening win over Australia and they had slices of luck again at the Ekaterinburg Arena on Thursday.

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  • Defending Champions Germany Suffer Shock Defeat To Mexico In Moscow (Photos & Video)
Defending Champions Germany Suffer Shock Defeat To Mexico In Moscow (Photos & Video)

Germany are ranked number one by Federation Internationale de Football Association for a reason and they beat Mexico 4-1 on their way to last year's win in the Confederations Cup, so it was inevitable that a response was coming. Like Germany , Mexico qualified easily for a seventh consecutive World Cup after punching their ticket to the fin...

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  • Emery's faces baptism of fire as Arsenal to open against City
Emery's faces baptism of fire as Arsenal to open against City

No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Chelsea were long-established as the Premier League's opening-day specialists but last season suffered their first losing start this century, as Burnley kicked off a troubled season for Antonio Conte's defending champions, who had won 15 of t...

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  • Why Is James Rodriguez Not Playing? Colombian Star Ruled Out
Why Is James Rodriguez Not Playing? Colombian Star Ruled Out

Not only was Osako instrumental in both goals , he sprawled to block a close-range shot by Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez in the waning minutes. The moment which settled the match came on three minutes, when an error from Davinson Sanchez allowed Yuga Osako in on goal . Colombia could not have imagined a worse possible start after ...

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  • Roberto Carlos backs Willian to be World Cup hero for Brazil
Roberto Carlos backs Willian to be World Cup hero for Brazil

The coach of the Selecao was adamant Switzerland's goal should have been ruled out by referee Cesar Ramos, and Neymar agreed with that assessment. "They have two lines of defense and they do it very well. But anxiety hit us hard". Four years after injury cut short his World Cup, before Brazil suffered a humiliating 7-1 semi-final defeat t...

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  • Aussies cry foul over Cup controversy — Blue murder
Aussies cry foul over Cup controversy — Blue murder

A Griezmann penalty and 80th-minute victor from Paul Pogba were enough to beat the Socceroos , who were level in the 62nd minute with a Mile Jedinak spot kick. Racism has dogged the Russian game for decades and FIFA last month fined the national football association over chants directed at black players during a friendly against France .

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  • Mexico World Cup celebrations trigger natural disaster sensors
Mexico World Cup celebrations trigger natural disaster sensors

How excited? So excited that apparently the whole country jumped at once, and seismic sensors in Mexico City detected a small quake. While Mexico has twice hosted the World Cup , and last week won a joint bid with the US and Canada for the 2026 games, its team has never progressed beyond quarterfinals showings in 1970 and 1986.

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  • Dustin Johnson takes 4-shot lead at U.S. Open
Dustin Johnson takes 4-shot lead at U.S. Open

For the second day in succession, the fifth hole played as the easiest with an average of 4.878, offering up 46 birdies, 22 bogeys and just one double bogey or worse. Branden Grace was the best of the three South Africans to make the cut, his one-under 69 leaving him five-over-par, with Louis Oosthuizen one shot further back, and Dean Burmeister sn...

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  • Uruguay star Suarez in final shot at World Cup redemption
Uruguay star Suarez in final shot at World Cup redemption

Godin appeared offended by a question from a reporter who asked whether they would repeat what Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos did to Liverpool's Salah in last month's Champions League final. The next test of Ekaterinburg's enthusiasm for World Cup football will come on Thursday when France meet Peru, who are one of the best-supported teams at Rus...

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  • It's a huge learning curve, says Afghan coach Simmons
It's a huge learning curve, says Afghan coach Simmons

More importantly, they showed gumption and love and emotion and heart at a time when cricket was being sidelined by the very fans that made it. Fixing, spot-fixing, betting, doping, ball-tampering, you name it, cricket was cracking from the inside and it was one of the most controversy-ridden phases in its long history.

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  • How Suns Plan To Probe Kawhi Leonard Trade With Spurs
How Suns Plan To Probe Kawhi Leonard Trade With Spurs

And with the ongoing front office controversies, it could be hard to attract the veteran stars they need to be great. The Heat could also include a first-round draft pick, but they sort of have their hands tied when it comes to that. No offseason moves list would be complete without mentioning the Lakers . Teams considering putting together tr...

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  • Could this be Lionel Messi's last tournament?
Could this be Lionel Messi's last tournament?

The game then looked like it was heading towards a stalemate until Iceland conceded a penalty with half an hour remaining on the clock. Lionel Messi's bid for World Cup redemption begins on Saturday when he leads Argentina against tiny Iceland , as fancied France make their bow in Russian Federation targeting a repeat of their 1998 glo...

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