• England fans believe the World Cup will be theirs
England fans believe the World Cup will be theirs

Gary Lineker scored 10 goals in two World Cups for England in 1986 and 1990 and his ability to change a game in an instant is why those teams enjoyed relatively successful tournaments, reaching the quarterfinals in Mexico and the semifinals in Italy four years later.

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  • Maurizio Sarri will be a success at Chelsea, says Kalidou Koulibaly
Maurizio Sarri will be a success at Chelsea, says Kalidou Koulibaly

The Russia global, who is now representing his country at their home World Cup, has been linked to Arsenal for some time. Mertens had a £24.5million release clause in his Napoli contract that recently expired but the Telegraph claim Sarri sees him as the ideal player to occupy the right-hand side role of his front three.

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  • Arsenal set to announce another new signing today
Arsenal set to announce another new signing today

Wilshere confirmed he had been willing to take a pay cut to stay with the club he joined as a nine-year-old, but ultimately had to choose consistent minutes over his loyalty to Arsenal . New Arsenal boss Emery had targeted a defensive midfielder ahead of the 2018-19 Premier League season, opening talks with the 22-year-old Uruguay worldwide ...

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  • Gerard Pique In Hot Water With Barcelona Over Antonie Griezmann Documentary
Gerard Pique In Hot Water With Barcelona Over Antonie Griezmann Documentary

The statement from Atletico said :"The contracts were signed in the training camp of the France national team following the guidelines of the people in charge of the French Football Association and the France coach, Didier Deschamps". "The president spoke with Pique to tell him that his involvement provoked surprise and discomfort at club and a...

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  • Fleetwood positive despite falling short at U.S. Open
Fleetwood positive despite falling short at U.S. Open

Four hours and a U.S. That's when it all started going to hell, and that's why the final pairing Sunday will be Daniel Berger and Tony Finau . Johnson faced greens that made him feel as though he were putting on glass, and it was like that to the very end.

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  • That Hilariously Bad Cristiano Ronaldo Statue Has Finally Been Replaced
That Hilariously Bad Cristiano Ronaldo Statue Has Finally Been Replaced

Spain Player Ratings: How did Iniesta, Ramos and co get on against Portugal? The game itself should be straightforward for Uruguay , who won their opener 1-0 against a Mohamed Salah-less Egypt, as they face a Saudi Arabia team hammered 5-0 by hosts Russian Federation in the tournament's curtain-raiser.

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  • Neymar pulls up injured in Brazil training
Neymar pulls up injured in Brazil training

He limped as he walked away from the field toward the dressing room. Neymar Jr reacts during a training session at Yug-Sport Stadium on June 19, 2018 in Sochi, Russia . Willian heads into World Cup in Russian Federation having scored 13 goals and provided 12 assists for Chelsea last season, helping the Blues to the FA Cup.

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  • Willemse walk-out findings expected today
Willemse walk-out findings expected today

An inquiry has found that Naas Botha and Nick Mallet were not racist in their interaction with fellow commentator Ashwin Willemse . The 36-year-old Willemse‚ who represented the Springboks in 19 Test matches between 2003 and 2007‚ walked out of the SuperSport studios in Randburg on May 19 after the Lions/Brumbies Super Rugby game that took p...

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  • Midfielder signs a new long term deal at Arsenal
Midfielder signs a new long term deal at Arsenal

Granit Xhaka has taken a break from his World Cup preparations with Switzerland to put pen to paper on a new long-term deal with Arsenal . Xhaka started 37 out of 38 Premier League matches last season and 32 times in his first campaign with the Gunners in 2016/17, when he was sent off in home games against Swansea and Burnley.

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  • Salah facing fitness test ahead of Russian Federation tie
Salah facing fitness test ahead of Russian Federation tie

After a goalless first half, Ahmed Fathi scored an own goal before Denis Cheryshev struck and Artem Dzyuba added a third. The Egyptian Football Association declared Salah fit to face Uruguay in the tournament opener - a verdict Cuper concurred with pre-match before opting against risking his prized asset in the 1-0 defeat.

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  • Agent delivers huge news on Chelsea and Liverpool’s pursuit of France worldwide
Agent delivers huge news on Chelsea and Liverpool’s pursuit of France worldwide

The Frenchman was expected to complete a £53m move to Anfield but the Reds were concerned about Fekir's knee during his medical in Paris. Both the local and national media have reported that Liverpool have ended their interest in the Lyon ace but KOPTALK sources have continued to insist that a deal could still proceed, so these comments...

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  • Pepe Says Portugal 'Privileged' To Have Cristiano Ronaldo
Pepe Says Portugal 'Privileged' To Have Cristiano Ronaldo

And should Santos elevate Silva to the starting XI, the AC Milan forward knows he will be privileged to link up with one of the game's greats. "I occupy spaces, in the movements we open spaces for each other, I hope everything goes back to this way".

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  • Real Madrid want transfer raid of Alisson and Milinkovic-Savic
Real Madrid want transfer raid of Alisson and Milinkovic-Savic

The English side rejected an offer worth €40 million from the Spanish club while Roma have rejected a €50 million offer through a Liverpool intermediary and they have yet to bid again. Madrid would not be willing to go beyond £52.4m (€ 60m ) + £8.4m (€10m) in add-ons, Sky in Italy understand. I would love Alisson at Liverpool . "There is a f...

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  • Egypt Team, Predicted Playing XI vs Russian Federation
Egypt Team, Predicted Playing XI vs Russian Federation

Petersburg on Tuesday. Egypt coach Hector Cuper has announced his side's squad, with Mohamed Salah returning to global action, having missed the Pharaohs' last five games, including the Uruguay defeat. The World Cup has just flown by, and we are now starting with the second round of games in Group A! The Liverpool forward, who scored 44...

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  • Egypt coach ready to unleash Salah on Russian Federation
Egypt coach ready to unleash Salah on Russian Federation

Certainly, he was not 100 per cent fit, that much had been clear on Monday when Salah jogged around the Saint Petersburg Stadium pitch, testing out his left shoulder with a series of tentative barges but opting out when his team-mates swung their arms in circles.

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  • FPJ's dream XI predictions for Poland and Senegal
FPJ's dream XI predictions for Poland and Senegal

Dawid Kownacki also sent a header too close to N'Diaye as the match edged closer to full time but with four minutes left, Poland finally got themselves back into the contest through Krychowiak, who powered a header into the far corner after meeting a deep set piece.

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  • The incredible reaction in Walkabout Sheffield after England's last-minute victor against Tunisia
The incredible reaction in Walkabout Sheffield after England's last-minute victor against Tunisia

When we get there he point blank refuses to accept a single rouble from us and cheerily waves goodbye. "We kept going. We spoke a lot about togetherness and we've got a great bond together", Kane said. The players have now flown back to their Repino base, north of St Petersburg. The win gave Gareth Southgate's side the flawless start in their b...

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  • Ashleigh Barty wins Nottingham Open after heated final against Johanna Konta
Ashleigh Barty wins Nottingham Open after heated final against Johanna Konta

The match was mostly well-balanced, although the opening set was dominated by the Australian, who was aiming to win her first title on a grass court and second WTA title overall. "Barty is a very talented, very crafty player", Konta said. "I am sure she is going to be playing her best tennis". This was the standout match ahead of Saturday's semi-...

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  • South Africa v England: Billy Vunipola breaks arm in second Test
South Africa v England: Billy Vunipola breaks arm in second Test

England had not lost five successive Test matches since 2014 before Saturday's defeat but Jones insists his players will learn from the experience. It is safe to say that the current crop of Bok players is a more transformed group than ever before, and while Erasmus is ticking all the right boxes in that regard presently, he has also done himself...

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  • 3rd ODI: England hit record 481 in thrashing of Australia
3rd ODI: England hit record 481 in thrashing of Australia

Once again it was spin that did the damage to Australia with England tweaker Adil Rashid taking 4-47 and Moeen Ali 3-28. Morgan took just 21 balls to reach his half-century, the fastest by any England batsman in terms of balls faced.

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