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Vertonghen 'gutted' after semi-final loss

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But I have no star either although there is one on my shirt. It's on the shirt, but I did not win it. Deschamps, who is aiming to join Germany 's Franz Beckenbauer and Brazil's Mario Zagallo as the only men to have won the World Cup as both a player and a manager, added: "We had to take advantage a bit more in the counter attacks. Read More »

Kohli & co look to give stiff challenge to England

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After a good show in the T20Is against Ireland and England , India would now like to take the same kind of form into the 50 overs format of the game. What time does the India v/s England 1st ODI cricket match begin (time in IST)? For India , the make-up of their playing XI will be their main concern. Read More »

Gerrard tells Rangers players to cope with expectation of playing

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He joins the Gers from French top-flight Angers on a season-long loan, subject to global clearance. The 21-year-old scored two Serie A goals for the Giallorossi in the 2015-16 season, before loan spells at Bologna and Torino . " Rangers are a good team and I knew the name before Gerrard came in". Capped nine times by Mali, Coulibaly will be part of a cast of players expected to star in Gerrard's first top-flight football managerial test. Read More »

Giancarlo Stanton loses out in AL All-Star fan vote

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Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar and Seattle Mariners shortstop Jean Segura were selected as Major League Baseball's Final Vote winners in the National League and American League, respectively, on Wednesday night. The 28-year-old Venezuelan was tied for the National League lead with 23 home runs and becomes the fourth Milwaukee player headed to the game. As for Segura, the Mariners infielder is in the midst of a career year at the plate. Read More »

Kane says England defeat will hurt for a long time

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Surely their youth and the extra rest would pay off at some point during 30 additional minutes. No team has ever made it to the World Cup final after going to extra-time in all three prior knockout rounds - England twice won in extra-time in 1990 before losing on penalties to West Germany in the semi-finals. Read More »

Roy Keane tears into England fans for getting carried away

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England are out of the World Cup and Roy Keane is reminding everyone when they should be happy. The Three Lions lost 2-1 after extra time and left fans devastated. You needed a reality check. "We were just having a laugh with you", Wright said in his famous London accent. "The whole yesterday and today they were talking about the final the final the final", Keane began. Read More »

Chasing Croatian football dreams to final of Fifa World Cup 2018

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However, Ivan Perisic volleyed in an equaliser 22 minutes from time. Regulation time could not separate the two teams, with the score tied at 1-1, until Madzukic found a way to score the victor. "I would like to thank everyone who came to support us in Moscow and everyone back home in Croatia who are sending their incredible support to us". Read More »

Pivac to succeed Gatland as Wales rugby coach

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Pivac, in fact, after four years as head coach of the Scarlets , considers himself a native choice to succeed Gatland after the World Cup in Japan next year. "The handover process is something we will plan carefully and commence in detail next summer". "I know I'm following in the footsteps of someone who is held in extremely high regard, not only by the Welsh public, but also by the players who have played under him". Read More »

Thai football team rescue celebrated in the Dutch media

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He was taken by helicopter and then ambulance to the hospital in Chiang Rai were the first four boys, who were rescued on Sunday, are now being held in quarantine as they undergo tests. One of the more hard parts in getting out of the cave system is a bottleneck that is only 38cm by 72cm at its smallest - so narrow that divers have to remove their tanks to fit through the gap. Read More »

Novak Djokovic reacts to Wimbledon relegating Roger Federer 1 before shock exit

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The No. 12 seed grew into the match and showed more shades of his old stamina that led him to Grand Slam triumphs, and he'll next face either Rafael Nadal or Juan Martin del Potro , who meet later on Wednesday. Del Potro was the only one of the quarter-finalists in action on Tuesday as he finished off a tough four-set victory over Gilles Simon. Despite leading by two sets and having a match point, Federer was beaten by South African big-server Anderson in the biggest shock of the ... Read More »

Croatian firefighters go viral after missing historic win for emergency

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The national football team of hosts Russian Federation managed to make it to the quarterfinals stage of this world championship, where Croatia edged them out in a 4-2 penalty shootout on July 7 at the Fisht Arena in Sochi. "It's such a young team and there's so much chemistry for the future, he said". "We are going to play England in the League of Nations (in October) and we don't have a proper stadium to play that game". Read More »

Rafael Nadal, Kevin Anderson march into Wimbledon quarter-finals

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Nadal took him to deuce but couldn't nail the break and they went to the shootout, where, against all likelihood, Nadal double-faulted on set point. The French Open champion will next face Novak Djokovic in a clash of two former champions following the Serbian's success over Kei Nishikori earlier on Wednesday. Read More »

Ken Giles has choice words for A.J. Hinch

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After serving as the closer on the Astros' World Series-winning team a year ago, Giles has struggled mightily in 2018. He was taken out of the game after allowing three singles, including an RBI single, cutting into the Astros' lead, 4-1. Nearly more memorable than that was Giles punching himself in the face after giving up four runs to the Yankees in the ninth inning on May 2. The demotion comes as Giles' poor season continues. Read More »

Redskins Pick Cornerback Adonis Alexander In 2018 Supplemental Draft

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Beal is the highest player selected in the NFL's supplemental draft since the Browns used a second-round pick on Josh Gordon in 2012. In case you aren't aware of how the unique event works, FanSided's very own George Stockburger conveniently broke down the details and which names to watch for this summer. Read More »

Gary Neville hails England for exceeding expectations despite World Cup heartbreak

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After Croatia stunned England in the second World Cup semifinal on Wednesday, we finally have the matchup that'll determine it all in 2018: France will face off against Croatia on Sunday. HNS also said that Vukojevic and Vida apologised for their statements, saying they were not meant to be political messages but "unfortunately left room for such interpretations". Read More »

Roger Federer vs Kevin Anderson, Wimbledon 2018

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Federer, 36, breezed through the opening set in just 26 minutes, had a match point in the third set and was just two points from victory a couple of times in the epic fifth set that lasted 90 minutes. However, when Anderson and Isner face off, there will be plenty of aces and quick points. There was no drop-off in intensity; no letdown in the quality of his play. Read More »

Mural of Russia Coach Defaced, Restored After World Cup Loss

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The World Cup 2018 final is set: France will play Croatia on Sunday, July 15. "I'm excited to see if Croatian fans are as excited as we are". "England look very relaxed". The BBC says one of the two videos in which Vida appeared was posted online after Croatia beat host Russian Federation for the right to play in the semi-final against England. Read More »

Dele Alli: England battle- ready for Croatia

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Following their affable coach's example, as well as being the most exciting team England team for some time on the field, they are also the most likeable. Alli had a positive chat with Southgate. The one thing missing for this French squad is an worldwide title. "It is not until you look at social media and the internet that you realise how big it is", Alli said on Monday. Read More »

UCLA's Billy Knight Allegedly Sexually Abused 9-Year-Old Girl Before Death

Former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight died on Sunday after filming a suicide video he released earlier in the day, and some details surrounding the matter are emerging. Knight cited his religion, saying "I am sorry, Lord", and acknowledged that he could end up in heaven, hell or somewhere in between. UCLA Basketball tweeted a tribute to Knight on Tuesday. Read More »

How tall is Jordan Pickford? England goalkeeper's height in feet revealed

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She said: "We had a brilliant day there". We win as a team. The biggest thing for me is just continuing to win - and hopefully a few more wins over the next week'. "I think he's had his fair share of criticism over the past year or so, but he's done so well over the last six months, really, especially after the start of the season". Read More »

Wimbledon 2018 -- Men's quarterfinal matches

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Nadal faces the victor of Juan Martin del Potro and Gilles Simon while Federer takes on US Open finalist Kevin Anderson in the quarterfinals. "Down 2-0 I tried my best to keep fighting and was able to scrape through and by the end I thought I did a great job. Read More »

England - World Cup - 12 July 2018

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Every time a Croatian player appears before the media at this World Cup , he knows a question about Modric is coming, and every time the answer reflects the admiration there is in the squad for their captain. The Telegraph reports that both FIFA, the global football governing body, and Russia have refused to state the number of drug tests the Russian players completed prior to the World Cup . Read More »

Croatia plots 'football Brexit' as England SWC semi looms

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Stones - who has started all five of England's games at Russian Federation 2018, scoring twice admits that the opportunity to contest a World Cup final may never come around again and is relishing the chance to make it happen. "You'll see it on the field". They have underachieved in recent years despite boasting a side including Modric, Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic and Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic. Read More »

Roger Federer loses five-set match to Kevin Anderson

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That's what you work so hard for". "I nearly could have". Anderson held for 5-all, broke to 6-5 with a violent return victor off a 97 miles per hour second serve, then staved off three break points and closed the set with a 133 miles per hour ace. Read More »

Kevin Anderson didn't know he would face Roger Federer at Wimbledon

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The world number 40 was unable to mount a response this time and evidence fortune was in the Serbian's favour came on his second of two set points when a Khachanov slip enabled him to take a 2-0 lead in the match. And he had held serve 81 games in a row at the grass-court major, a streak that grew to 85 before Anderson broke him a surprising total of four times . Read More »

England handed boost as Croatia rule out Vrsaljko

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Belgium has never been to the final of a World Cup , but that's exactly what they look poised to do as the highest-ranked team (No. 3 in the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings) left in the tournament. Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic could alternatively opt for experience and move Domagoj Vida to the right side while bringing Vedran Corluka into central defence. Read More »

Klopp defends Karius after latest Liverpool blunder

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Oliver Norwood fired a free-kick at the Liverpool goal, straight at the German goalkeeper. Klopp said Karius "could" have saved the shot, but that it was "not easy to deal with". Nobody likes that goal but if we talk about the second goal I think it was Millie's ( James Milner's ) fault together with (Pedro) Chirivella. "Two brilliant footballers make this mistake, which one was the bigger?" While senior figures like Daniel Sturridge and Divock Origi have to convince Klopp that they ... Read More »

Rafa Benitez gives his verdict on England's World Cup hopes

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Stevie Staunton on Gareth Southgate: Banter Merchant and France killing all the semi-final craic. . However, former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has revealed that he was anxious about about how three England players would cope going into the tournament. Read More »

Harold Varner III tied for lead at the Greenbriar

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He had made 158 starts and played 528 rounds on the PGA Tour since his last win, racking up nine second- and eight third-place finishes since his most recent victory six years, nine months and nine days ago. "Mentally I think I'm just excited to play golf", he told the Golf Channel. "I'm pretty hungry. This is what you work for. Not playing flawless golf, Just going for targets and having fun with it", Varner said. Read More »

First PGA Tour stop in Detroit is full-go for June 2019

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Open and British Open. The 3M Open at TPC Twin Cities replaces a Champions Tour event held at the venue, and the Rocket Mortgage Classic takes the place of the Quicken Loans National, meaning Tiger Woods is losing one of the events that benefits his foundation. Read More »