• Liverpool complete Xherdan Shaqiri transfer
Liverpool complete Xherdan Shaqiri transfer

The 21-year-old signed a new long-term contract with the Reds this week as he underlined his desire to stay at Anfield and try and work his way into the first team under the German manager. "I want to improve myself too, I want to be with the best and I want to win titles". Today, Liverpool have completed the signing of Xherdan Shaqiri ...

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  • Conor McGregor praises Vladimir Putin after World Cup final
Conor McGregor praises Vladimir Putin after World Cup final

His social media message didn't go down too well with many followers pointing to the president's frightful record of human rights abuses. Fight fans are hoping for an official announcement from the UFC confirming the fight between two of the most popular and dominant fighters on their roster.

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  • Real Madrid Rule Out Neymar Bid
Real Madrid Rule Out Neymar Bid

The Portugal global has spent the last nine years of his career at the Santiago Bernabeu but is now set to head into a novel challenge with Champions League hopefuls Juve, who are eager to get past that final hurdle in Europe. The signing of the five-time Ballon d'Or victor has been hailed as a big boost for Italian football by Napoli's new coac...

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  • Putin passes torch to Qatar for World Cup 2022
Putin passes torch to Qatar for World Cup 2022

Beyond its political spat with its neighbors and concerns over the weather, Qatar's World Cup has been criticized for a number of reasons. Meanwhile, in a break from tradition, it has been officially confirmed that the 2022 Qatar World Cup will be held in November and December instead of the June-July window.

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  • Jabari Parker now officially a member of the Chicago Bulls
Jabari Parker now officially a member of the Chicago Bulls

The plan could work out, if Parker stays healthy and would certainly be a welcome change in the Bulls' fortunes, which have been up, down, hit-and-miss (but mostly miss) since another prospect's career was all but ended by an ACL injury. The second year of Parker's deal is reportedly a team option , which, given Parker's previous injury history, i...

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  • Kylian Mbappe becomes youngest since Pele to score in World Cup final
Kylian Mbappe becomes youngest since Pele to score in World Cup final

He said: 'I do not know where I am! A combination picture shows Didier Deschamps kissing the World Cup victor trophy as French soccer team captain on July 12, 1998 (L) at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, France , and as French soccer team coach on July 15, 2018 (R) at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia .

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  • Gareth Southgate absorbs reality check as England look to the future
Gareth Southgate absorbs reality check as England look to the future

It's not club football, you can't go and buy players but for me the players who have been here have conducted themselves exquisitely. Southgate's squad flew back to Birmingham on Sunday afternoon after becoming only the third English team to reach the last four.

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  • Luka Modric 'not concerned' about winning Ballon d'Or
Luka Modric 'not concerned' about winning Ballon d'Or

These things were not a burden, they only further motivated me", Modric said. The midfielder scored in the shoot-outs against both Denmark and Russian Federation in the last 16 and quarter-final matches. Zdravko Mamic was sentenced last month to 6 1/2 years in prison for embezzlement and tax evasion worth millions of dollars linked to player tr...

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  • Gareth Southgate says England World Cup display lifted some gloom
Gareth Southgate says England World Cup display lifted some gloom

Southgate's side reached the last four at the World Cup finals with a young squad, and with England having been crowned world champions at under-17 and under-20s levels, he is confident there is more to come. "I have always been an optimist throughout my time in the dugout", Dalic said through a translator on Thursday. "Hopefully there will be ...

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  • Pride and tears for Croatians after World Cup final loss
Pride and tears for Croatians after World Cup final loss

Thomas Meunier caught them cold early and Eden Hazard halted an impressive second-half response to leave the Three Lions heading home without bronze medals. "But we've had a wonderful adventure and some experiences that will stand this group of players and staff in really good stead for the future". We have some minor injuries but I hope we will ...

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  • Modric, Perisic blast England for undermining Croatia following semi final victory
Modric, Perisic blast England for undermining Croatia following semi final victory

Croatia's goal through Ivan Perisic after 68-minutes had been coming. In delirious scenes in Paris, fans let off fire crackers and released smoke flares - and predicted they would win a second World Cup. One of the fans tweeted: "Can we sub the ref?" England can have no complaints, though there was possibly a case for saying Ivan Perisic's e...

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  • ‘Different’ France not dwelling on Euro 2016 final loss
‘Different’ France not dwelling on Euro 2016 final loss

That added up to 360 minutes of football in the knockout stages, the equivalent of a full game more than France, which also had an extra day to rest for the final. France dictated the pace of the game with Griezmann's speed troubling the plucky Croats. It's 50-50 but, if I have to make a prediction, I think France will edge it.

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  • England World Cup stars make their way back home from Repino base
England World Cup stars make their way back home from Repino base

Manchester United icon Nicky Butt believes France's Paul Pogba has been the outstanding midfielder of the World Cup ahead of the final. Football is not coming home this summer but this bold, young side have managed to reconnect with fans that had become disillusioned over the years.

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  • Two Things Observed In Arsenal’s Win Against Boreham Wood
Two Things Observed In Arsenal’s Win Against Boreham Wood

For us, Mesut is a very important player, we want to help [him]. We are here to help every player. "They need holidays to come full of energy for the start and to give us this quality and this energy in the team". "It was important to work with the team". "The first two weeks for us is to start knowing the club, knowing the players, knowing all...

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  • United to offer Darmian for Perisic?
United to offer Darmian for Perisic?

The former Borussia Dortmund winger pegged the Three Lions back in a tense encounter at the Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday evening, before Mario Mandzukic sealed England's fate during extra-time. But eventually, the move broke down, and Inter convinced Perisic to sign a new contract. Mourinho said frankly: "Perisic went from Croatia, goes to Dortm...

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  • Courtois And Hazard Bitter About How France Won World Cup Semi-Final
Courtois And Hazard Bitter About How France Won World Cup Semi-Final

Here, Press Association Sport looks at how Les Bleus made it all the way to the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on July 15, where they will face either England or Croatia. The positioning of his Chelsea teammate, Olivier Giroud , particularly irked Courtois. The one thing missing for this French squad is an worldwide title.

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  • Imam ul Haq scores 128 as Pakistan puts 308 on board
Imam ul Haq scores 128 as Pakistan puts 308 on board

Out of these, Pakistan bagged triumph in 47 ODIs, Zimbabwe won 4, and one match was tied while two ended without any result . After an emphatic win in the T20I tri-series, Pakistan will look to continue their dominance over the revamped Zimbabwe side when they square off in the first ODI at Bulawayo on July 13.

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  • Gareth Southgate agrees with decision not to hold England parade
Gareth Southgate agrees with decision not to hold England parade

Trippier, who ended the tournament with a groin injury, insists there are no cliques in the England squad or players who see global football as a chore. Some of the players not feeling well, so it may be a few substitutions. The defeat was not unwarranted, but it was certainly painful. Appearing in what will likely be his last World Cup , Cr...

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  • Chelsea complete signing of Jorginho from Napoli on five-year deal
Chelsea complete signing of Jorginho from Napoli on five-year deal

Chelsea have signed midfielder Jorginho from Napoli on a five-year deal, with the Italy global becoming new head coach Maurizio Sarri's first recruit, the Premier League side announced on Saturday. The Italian replaces fellow countryman Antonio Conte , who only officially vacated his post (too nearly zero fanfare) on Friday morning despit...

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  • Serena Williams says she's 'just getting started'
Serena Williams says she's 'just getting started'

Williams returned to tennis in March and charged to the final of the Wimbledon, which was her fourth tournament of the year. Williams has described her friendship with the newlywed as wonderful, and in the past Meghan has attended the championships to cheer her on from her player's box.

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