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England vs Nigeria: Mikel caused first goal - Chelsea FC

England vs Nigeria: Mikel caused first goal - Chelsea FC Everton ace Pickford was in goal for England's 2-1 win over Nigeria in Saturday's friendly at Wembley. Goals from Gary Cahill and captain Harry Kane were enough to begin preparations for Russian Federation with a win, though Alex Iwobi pulled one back for the visitors to deny England a clean sheet. [Full Article...]

Novak Djokovic storms into French Open quarter-finals in straight sets

Novak Djokovic storms into French Open quarter-finals in straight sets The 12-time Grand Slam champion took the first two sets by a single break of serve and raced through the third as 34-year-old Verdasco ended with 48 unforced errors. Djokovic wrapped up the second set with a rasping forehand victor after his opponent was treated for a blister on his right foot and another errant backhand putVerdasco a break down in the first game of the third. [Full Article...]

Jason Kidd interviewing for Detroit Pistons coaching job

Jason Kidd interviewing for Detroit Pistons coaching job The Pistons have cast a wide net in their coaching search. Charlotte parted ways with Clifford after his team failed to make the playoffs the last two seasons, but he guided the franchise to a 196-214 record during his five-year stint. His college coaching career began in 1978 at Erie Community College. Then go below to see the buzz of what teams are meeting with which coaches. They finished a d... [Full Article...]

Mourinho reveals who he thinks will do well at World Cup

Mourinho reveals who he thinks will do well at World Cup Speaking to talkSPORT , Robertson said: "The amount of goals he scores is incredible, but the amount of chances he has..." Hard-man Nuno was drafted in to keep the star safe at last Saturday's Champions League final in Kiev - and has been booked to follow him around at the World Cup in Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Sane out of Germany's World Cup squad

Sane out of Germany's World Cup squad Boss Joachim Low did not name the City star in his final list, which was confirmed this morning. Germany and Belgium have become the latest countries to confirm their 23-man squads for the upcoming World Cup . These displays weren't enough to bag him a spot in Joachim Low's group, with Bayer Leverkusen starlet Julian Brandt earning a role ahead of him. [Full Article...]

Vincent Kompany named in Belgium squad for Russian Federation, despite injury concern

Vincent Kompany named in Belgium squad for Russian Federation, despite injury concern Defender Vincent Kompany will require a scan to determine if he can play in the World Cup in Russian Federation after injuring his groin during Belgium's goalless draw with Portugal in a friendly on Saturday (June 2). Martinez said he wanted to used the rules to his advantage regarding his skipper. "He said he felt discomfort in his groin when he walked off the pitch". [Full Article...]

Mikel: England Can Go Far In Russia With Their Youthfulness And Energy

Mikel: England Can Go Far In Russia With Their Youthfulness And Energy Onazi uncharacteristically gave the ball away a number of times and missed several tackles. In the first half, Dele Alli , Jesse Lingard and Gary Cahill all put in impressive shifts, though Cahill was the only one of this trio to carry his performance into the second period. [Full Article...]

Ariya edges Kim in playoff to win US Women's Open

Ariya edges Kim in playoff to win US Women's Open Australian surprise packet Sarah Jane Smith admits nerves played a part as her three-shot lead melted into a four-shot deficit to former world No.1 Ariya Jutanagarn at the US Women's Open. - Yeah, I mean, she actually hit the ball very well on that front side for the first seven holes. It marked an wonderful recovery for the 22-year old, who had been hanging on after Kim birdied the first play... [Full Article...]

Barcelona schedule media conference as Umtiti agrees new deal

Barcelona schedule media conference as Umtiti agrees new deal Barcelona have made an official statement to announce that they have reached an agreement with Samuel Umtiti to extend his current contract with the club. Umtiti will formally sign the five-year deal on Monday, before Barca hold a news conference. However, he has committed his future to the team and there is no mention of what his new release clause is in the press release from Barcel... [Full Article...]

Nabil Fekir's agent has dropped the truth about reports of Liverpool medical

Nabil Fekir's agent has dropped the truth about reports of Liverpool medical Today, Nabil Fekir is closing-in on a move to Liverpool .... Liverpool have already completed one signing this summer, with Fabinho joining from Monaco earlier this week. Grobbelaar, who played for Liverpool between 1981 and 1994, added: "They should keep him in the spotlight from next season". Speaking to Le Progres , Fekir's agent Jean-Pierre Bernes explained: "I did not leave Mars... [Full Article...]

Klay Thompson Expects To Play In Finals Game 2

Klay Thompson Expects To Play In Finals Game 2 The most valuable play of the Warriors' Game 1 win was not made by Steph Curry , Kevin Durant or Klay Thompson . In Game 2, that storm arrived a bit late, but it was timely nonetheless. But like the rest of the NBA Finals , the Cavs couldn't convert on LeBron's incredible play. Golden State Warriors' guard Klay Thompson is confident his ankle sprain won't keep him out of action. [Full Article...]

Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson fined but not suspended over incident

Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson fined but not suspended over incident Just over 24 hours before tipoff of Game 2 of the NBA Finals, Green issued a threat to Tristan Thompson to let him know that while the physicality on the court may not continue , they could always work out their differences off of it. "If you're a celebrity, then you realize it's actually really bad for you", James said. "It is a Finals game, and I'm going to do everything I possibly can to... [Full Article...]

New Zealand's Lydia Ko outside cut line at women's US Open golf

New Zealand's Lydia Ko outside cut line at women's US Open golf Henderson goes off the first tee at 2:48 p.m ET Thursday with Lincicome and Hye-Jin Choi, last year's runner-up. John Bodenhamer, the USGA's senior managing director of championships and governance, said Tuesday that the USGA meant to keep that tradition going and play the ball as it lies again this year, but he and his staff would continue to evaluate course conditions. [Full Article...]

Paul Pogba needs to raise his game but is 'indispensable' - Didier Deschamps

Paul Pogba needs to raise his game but is 'indispensable' - Didier Deschamps France national team manager Didier Deschamps also addressed the issue in his post game news conference, mentioning how the jeers were directed not just at Pogba, but at the whole team in general. We don't expect that from him, only that he rotates the ball and plays for the team, ' Griezmann said . "We're all in the same boat, and we have to all stick together". [Full Article...]

How Stuart Broad came alive to keep critics at bay?

How Stuart Broad came alive to keep critics at bay? Michael Vaughan warned Stuart Broad he was not beyond criticism after the England paceman was angered by his former captain's comments prior to the ongoing second Test against Pakistan at Headingley. At this stage, no batsman in the innings had scored a fifty, although Dominic Bess had made a commendable 49 in his role as nightwatchman. This, like his second innings 67 at Lord's, was no... [Full Article...]

French Open 2018: Alexander Zverev beats Karen Khachanov in five sets

French Open 2018: Alexander Zverev beats Karen Khachanov in five sets After squandering two break-point chances, Zverev made amends in the Russian's following service game in the second set to take command but Khachanov hit back on his fifth break point when the German served for the second set to secure the break back. [Full Article...]

Rory McIlroy off to poor start at Memorial Tournament

Rory McIlroy off to poor start at Memorial Tournament It was apparent throughout the round that Woods was struggling to get his back loose, and that its stiffness was affecting his play. Tiger was suffering a bit with a stiff back but the former world number one (currently ranked 83rd), had three consecutive birdies on his back nine and finished level. [Full Article...]

International Friendly Report: England v Nigeria 02 June 2018

International Friendly Report: England v Nigeria 02 June 2018 His constant runs in behind were causing all sorts of problems for Nigeria's defence. Ilaboya told NAN that the outcome of the encounter was not a bad result , adding that fans should be more concerned about the team's quality of play in Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Serena to renew Sharapova rivalry at French Open last-16 clash

Serena to renew Sharapova rivalry at French Open last-16 clash However, the three-time champion insists Sharapova, who dropped just three games as she brushed aside Karolina Pliskova , is the favourite to progress to the quarter-finals. Until Sharapova can be trustworthy with her serve, she's going to have a hard time against top tier players. She also said the book was "a lot about me" and she was "surprised about that". [Full Article...]

Stuart Broad: 'I rang Michael Vaughan because he knows NOTHING about England'

Stuart Broad: 'I rang Michael Vaughan because he knows NOTHING about England' I'm friends with Vaughany, he was a fantastic captain to me, I like sharing a glass of wine with him. Although England lost recalled Chris Woakes (17) to Mohammad Abbas with the second new ball, Buttler and newcomer Sam Curran (16 not out) saw off the last seven overs of the day to the frustration of Pakistan . [Full Article...]


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