World Cup wide open after dramatic group stage

In a tight final outing, goals from the captain and Marcos Rojo - the latter coming in the 86th minute - secured the win they needed to advance against a gusty young Nigeria team. Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku are in fine form and with other... More..

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Man Utd fans demand Mourinho praise after Lingard goal
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Man Utd fans demand Mourinho praise after Lingard goal

England may have cruised to an easy victory over Panama on Sunday, winning 6-1 in a Group G game in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, but it doesn't even rank among the largest margins of victory in the World Cup . Ru...More..

Korean consul general to Mexico drinks tequila with fans at embassy
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Korean consul general to Mexico drinks tequila with fans at embassy

Mexico were far from convincing as Sweden took control of Group F and qualified as group winners, which left Osorio frustrated with their showing. It's premature for me to say something, I'm incredibly disap...More..

Colombia's Cuadrado warns of Senegal threat ahead of Group H finale
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Colombia's Cuadrado warns of Senegal threat ahead of Group H finale

Will the tactically adept Senegal that beat Poland appear, or will the free-wheeling but overexposed side that drew Japan show up against Colombia? Colombia's Yerry Mina scored a game-winning goal in ...More..

Lukaku for England game, says coach Roberto Martinez
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Lukaku for England game, says coach Roberto Martinez

Japan, Senegal and Colombia are all possible opponents for Belgium and England in the round of 16. With England and Belgium already qualified for the knockout stage after winning their first two matches, ...More..

Strive for Greatness: Looking back on LeBron James’ second stint with Cavaliers
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Strive for Greatness: Looking back on LeBron James’ second stint with Cavaliers

Smith without taking any salary in return... the Cavs would still have just the mid-level exception to spend. Though the situation differed in some ways (Irving had two years remaining on his contract, not o...More..

Belgium's Romelu Lukaku to recover from injury in time to face England
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Belgium's Romelu Lukaku to recover from injury in time to face England

When the World Cup draw was first released, the final game of Group G between England and Belgium looked like a tantalising prospect - two European superpowers facing off in a match that would likely deci...More..

Uruguay happy that Suarez, Cavani find their rhythm together
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Uruguay happy that Suarez, Cavani find their rhythm together

Both teams have won their opening two matches - in contrasting fashion - and already qualified for the round of 16. Akinfeev did then come out to block a Rodrigo Bentancur chance, with Roman Zobnin just scr...More..

England smokes Panama behind Kane
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

England smokes Panama behind Kane

Kane became the third England player to score a hat-trick in a World Cup game following Geoff Hurst in the1966 final and Gary Lineker against Poland in the 1986 tournament. The most important thing is wi...More..

Chicharito records history with strike against South Korea
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Chicharito records history with strike against South Korea

The Taeguk Warriors of South Korea enter the Mexico contest with a seven-game World Cup winless streak. Carlos Vela sent Jo the wrong way for the first goal of the game. What the Mexican side does par...More..

by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Australia bow out as Peru claim World Cup consolation victory

Australia have their own concerns with a motivated Peru side in their final World Cup Group C match on Tuesday and will not worry about what France do against Denmark, according to coach Bert van Marwijk. ...More..

'Stressed' Messi Will Shine For Argentina, Says Zabaleta
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

'Stressed' Messi Will Shine For Argentina, Says Zabaleta

Argentina are on the brink of failing to reach the knockout stages after goals by Ante Rebic , Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic in Yekaterinburg left the two-time winners third in Group D with just one point...More..

Brazil breaks through late in hard-fought win
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Brazil breaks through late in hard-fought win

However, Neymar too joined Coutinho in the injury-time as he notched his first goal of the World Cup to hand Brazil 2-0 win over Costa Rica . But if Argentina wins, it can still advance depending on th...More..

How to watch Denmark vs
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

How to watch Denmark vs

The Danes need a positive result and hope that Australia doesn't get a win against already-eliminated Peru in the other Group C game which will take place at the same time . All previous 36 games of the to...More..

US Open to account for pregnancies when seeding players
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

US Open to account for pregnancies when seeding players

Williams has fallen down the standings after missing a year of action while giving birth to her first child. "I don't think there would be one player that would complain, especially the top ones, if she was o...More..

Belgium's Romelu Lukaku did something no player has done since Diego Maradona
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Belgium's Romelu Lukaku did something no player has done since Diego Maradona

Belgium has yet to face South American or European opposition, however, and playing England on Thursday should decide who advances to the round of 16 as the victor of Group H. Mertens plays a through ball into...More..

Mo Salah Reportedly Contemplating Leaving International Football
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Mo Salah Reportedly Contemplating Leaving International Football

Footballer Mo Salah has been granted honorary citizenship of Chechnya at a banquet held by its leader, Ramzan Kadyrov . Salah has been criticised by sections of Liverpool's fanbase, who have accused ...More..

by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Hat-trick man Kane now the top scorer

He said his third goal, which came from a Ruben Loftus-Cheek shot that deflected off the English captain's heel into the net, "was one of the luckiest of my career". "Extremely proud of the way we played, the h...More..

Marin Cilic comes from behind to beat Novak Djokovic to win Queen's
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Marin Cilic comes from behind to beat Novak Djokovic to win Queen's

So hopefully I can have many more years, because I truly enjoy playing this sport. Croatia's Marin Cilic celebrates winning his semi final match against Australia's Nick Kyrgios . A high-level showdown f...More..

Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia: Defused Arabian attack against off track Uruguay
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia: Defused Arabian attack against off track Uruguay

Luis Suarez has become the first Uruguayan player to score in three different editions of the World Cup (2010, 2014 & 2018). Blaming nerves for its underwhelming 1-0 opening World Cup win against Egypt , ...More..