• Portugal Is My Greatest Match Ever: Iran's Coach Carlos Queiroz
Portugal Is My Greatest Match Ever: Iran's Coach Carlos Queiroz

In a match that was more competitive than most thought it would be, Portugal once again failed to impress, but got the result it needed. While we can't see Ronaldo's features, he casts an very distinct silhouette. We have seen here Iran's defensive organisation and not only because they know how to play well and play ball. The former Real M...

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  • Three Switzerland players fined for goal celebration
Three Switzerland players fined for goal celebration

The FIFA Disciplinary Committe has opened disciplinary proceedings against the Swiss player Stephan Lichtsteiner for a goal celebration during the match Switzerland vs Serbia. A win or a draw will put them through to the round of 16. Meanwhile, the Serbian papers also slammed what they labelled "shameful provocation" by Shaqiri and Xhaka.

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  • Mascherano: Relationship with Sampaoli 'totally normal'
Mascherano: Relationship with Sampaoli 'totally normal'

A video filmed during the match and circulated widely on social media shows a group of men in Argentina and Croatia team colors fighting in the stands. According to 1986 World Cup victor, Ricardo Giusti, Burruchaga has confirmed that the coach has been stripped of his effective power ahead of the Nigeria game.Giusti said: "The players will deci...

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  • Chicharito Scores as Mexico Beat South Korea in 2018 World Cup
Chicharito Scores as Mexico Beat South Korea in 2018 World Cup

Mexico now know that they stand in a great position to qualify but it's not looking good for South Korea , who can only qualify if Sweden lose to Germany tonight and they defeat the Germans in their final group game. Hernandez's 50th goal for Mexico proved to be the match-winner. Mexico's veteran captain Rafael Marquez replaced Guardado...

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  • Last-gasp goals give Brazil victory
Last-gasp goals give Brazil victory

Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. Coutinho was first to get the ball past goalkeeper Keylor Navas. Their hopes of victory looked to have been dashed when they had a penalty decision overturned by VAR in the 78th minute after referee Bjorn Kuipers had initially ruled Neymar had been brought down in the area.

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  • Saudi Arabia v Egypt
Saudi Arabia v Egypt

While there's little at stake for the two countries in Monday's match, Egyptian goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary will be desperate to be on the field in order to enter the World Cup record books as the oldest player to compete at the finals. Salah started against Russian Federation last Tuesday but was unable to make an impact as the hosts ran out 3-1 ...

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  • Neymar 'Entitled To Feel Upset', Says Brazil Teammate Fagner
Neymar 'Entitled To Feel Upset', Says Brazil Teammate Fagner

The Brazilian forward burst into tears following his sides later victor over Costa Rice on Friday. Neymar was floored by his opponents on several occasions in Brazil's 2-0 win over Costa Rica on Friday, which led to him responding angrily when Silva, who was captain on the day, sportingly gave the ball back to their opponents after a stoppage...

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  • Pakistan call up uncapped Sahibzada Farhan for T20I tri-series in Zimbabwe
Pakistan call up uncapped Sahibzada Farhan for T20I tri-series in Zimbabwe

All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez returned to the Pakistan squad while the uncapped Sahibzada Farhan was called up for Twenty20 worldwide tri-series in Zimbabwe, which also features Australia.Yasir Shah , the leg-spinner, who missed the tour of England and Ireland with an injury, finds a place on the one-day global squad.Ahmed Shehzad and Rahat Ali w...

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  • Lahiri Starts Travelers Championships with 3-under 69; Spieth in Lead
Lahiri Starts Travelers Championships with 3-under 69; Spieth in Lead

I probably could have gone 4-5 feet bye, but I couldn't hit it any better than I did and I was obviously fortunate for it to hit the pin and go in". But he was beaming from ear to ear after making eight birdies, including six in a row on the back nine, in his 63.

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  • Lionel Messi's 31st birthday marked with life-size chocolate sculpture
Lionel Messi's 31st birthday marked with life-size chocolate sculpture

Argentina have their World Cup base at Bronnitsy in Moscow Region, around 50km from the capital, and the sculpture will be put on display in the town. A month on from Messi's rescue mission in Ecuador, he sat out a friendly as Nigeria beat Argentina 4-2 back in November to highlight how reliant even a squad containing Sergio Aguero , Gonzal...

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  • Buttler ton steers England to 5-0 whitewash against Australia
Buttler ton steers England to 5-0 whitewash against Australia

Australia's inability to "put a full game together" throughout the five-match ODI series in England spelled doom for them, reckons skipper Tim Paine . "It is Australia , it is nice beating them but it is nice beating everybody else as well". " All I know is I was coming here to do this series and I've said a few times before, when you are my...

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  • Maradona Blasts: Messi Is A Kid, Can’t Solve Argentina’s Problems
Maradona Blasts: Messi Is A Kid, Can’t Solve Argentina’s Problems

And the win somehow breathed life into Argentina's hope of qualifying for the last 16, but they need something big and better to aim for it. The initial video came out soon after Caballero's horrendous mistake, giving the impression that Mourinho was just piling on the derision in the game's aftermath, but the Portuguese was in fact saying this l...

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  • Roger Federer loses to Borna Coric in Halle Open final
Roger Federer loses to Borna Coric in Halle Open final

Croatian Borna Coric denied Roger Federer the 99th title of his career on Sunday with a 7-6 (8/6), 3-6, 6-2 win in the final of the ATP Halle grass event. "I was impressed with him", Federer said after only his third loss of the year. He is the first Croatian to reach the final at Halle, and now owns two titles after winning in Marrakech prev...

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  • The permutations and predictions for the final World Cup group matches
The permutations and predictions for the final World Cup group matches

A Denmark loss coupled with an Australia win over Peru, who have yeat to earn a point, could see the Socceroos sneak through on goal difference. Advances with a win over Argentina . Four -goal Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal could be eliminated if they lose to the Asians, with Spain taking on already -eliminated Morocco simultaneously...

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  • Paul Pogba Uncertain About His France Future
Paul Pogba Uncertain About His France Future

It's experience. There were little issues with Mourinho, but they were nothing. Being a substitute, that sort of thing, it helps you to grow. "This is also the coach's job, this is his role, I need to accept that". Ahead of Tuesday afternoon's meeting with Denmark, which France need a draw from to secure top spot in Group C, Pogba has hit bac...

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  • Who wins Group G if England and Belgium draw?
Who wins Group G if England and Belgium draw?

With qualification already secured - and it remains unclear if finishing second in the group creates an "easier" route through the knockout phase - Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has already stated he will make "major changes" for the game.

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  • Argentina have last shot at World Cup salvation
Argentina have last shot at World Cup salvation

Former Inter and Argentina star Juan Sebastián Verón has questioned Jorge Sampaoli's decision to leave Mauro Icardi out of his World Cup squad, saying only the national team coach knows why the in-form goalscorer was excluded. "The relationship with the coach is totally normal", Mascherano said at a news conference in Moscow . A month ...

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  • Kvitova takes WTA lead for wins by easing into Birmingham final
Kvitova takes WTA lead for wins by easing into Birmingham final

Kvitova beamed. "I didn't expect that from the beginning of the season - I didn't really start well in Australia". Her first round match up was probably her most hard, but she won through against Johanna Konta with a 6-3 6-4 victory. "Hopefully she is not going to be on fire!" Yet tomorrow's final will be their first encounter on grass, a surface...

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  • Jimmy Durmaz racial abuse
Jimmy Durmaz racial abuse

Jimmy Durmaz and his fellow Sweden players took a strong stand against racism after the Swedish FA complained to police about a storm of racial hatred and threats aimed at the winger following his late mistake against Germany on Saturday.

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  • Messi, others to pick Argentina squad against Eagles
Messi, others to pick Argentina squad against Eagles

Technically speaking , Nigeria's Ahmed Musa is the one who granted life to Lionel Messi and Argentina in their hard times in the FIFA World Cup 2018 campaign in Russian Federation. "I am expecting it to be a very tough game but I think we are capable of qualifying", said Ighalo. Let us know in the comments section below. Ricardo Giusti, w...

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