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Late Djorkaeff penalty sees St Mirren edge out Edinburgh City in Betfred Cup

Posted Thursday, July 18, 2019 by PA4 hits

Oan Djorkaeff scored his first St Mirren goal to spare Jim Goodwin’s team another embarrassing Betfred Cup slip-up against Edinburgh City.The son of French World Cup winner Youri struck tucked home a late penalty to seal a 1-0 win over James McDonaugh’s League Two minnows.And it keeps Saints’ faint hopes of topping Group H alive as they bounced back from their opening defeat to...Full Story »

Watch Zlatan Ibrahimovic lookalike fall into Trafalgar Square fountain during cricket World Cup celebrations as he takes on fellow reveller

Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2019 by Thesun.co.uk50 hits

A FUMING Zlatan Ibrahimovic lookalike had England fans cheering even more after hilariously falling backwards into Trafalgar Square following yesterday's cricket World Cup win. The bloke, who was the spitting image of the charismatic Swede, was raging as fans celebrated their victory over New Zealand. The Zlatan lookalike was fuming at the guy sat on top of the fountainCredit: Twitter / @Chri...Full Story »

Last-gasp Riyad Mahrez free-kick sends Algeria into Africa Cup of Nations final

Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 by PA24 hits

Riyad Mahrez curled in an injury-time free-kick to send Algeria through to the Africa Cup of Nations final in a 2-1 victory against Nigeria.The game had looked to be heading to extra time as the two teams battled for the right to play Senegal in Friday’s showpiece, but Manchester City midfielder Mahrez won it for Algeria late on.Algeria went ahead courtesy of a first-half own goa...Full Story »

Senegal through to Africa Cup of Nations final after victory over Tunisia

Posted Monday, July 15, 2019 by PA16 hits

A bizarre own goal in extra time sent Senegal through to the final of the Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win against Tunisia.A mistake by goalkeeper Mouez Hassen in the 100th minute saw the ball bounce off the head of defender Dylan Bronn and trickle into the net.Hassen came racing towards the penalty spot to try to cut out a cross from the right flank but completely missed the ball, which the...Full Story »

Heckingbottom calls for ruthlessness after cup opener

Posted Sunday, July 14, 2019 by PA10 hits

Hibernian manager Paul Heckingbottom cursed his side’s profligacy in front of goal after they needed a penalty shoot-out to defeat Stirling Albion in their opening Betfred Cup tie.The Easter Road side missed a number of chances after going in front through Scott Allan’s penalty late in the first half and paid for that when David Wilson drew the League Two side level in the second per...Full Story »

Children spend over 600 euros of parents money in attempt to pack Messi in FIFA 19

Posted Saturday, July 13, 2019 by Marca.com32 hits

Four children have spent over 600 euros using their parent's credit card on the video game FIFA 19. The FIFA franchise offers players the chance to pay micro-transactions to buy packs in the game, which has previously been likened to gambling. These packs give you the chance to get players like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and other big names from the world of football, but the chance of ...Full Story »

Killie come from behind to snatch Europa League advantage against Connah’s Quay

Posted Friday, July 12, 2019 by PA6 hits

Stuart Findlay headed a last-gasp winner as Kilmarnock snatched a 2-1 victory against Welsh Premier League club Connah’s Quay in Angelo Alessio’s first match as manager.The Scottish side had been heading for a shock defeat in the first leg of their Europa League first qualifying round tie at Rhyl’s Belle Vue stadium after a Greg Taylor own goal in the 75th minute.But Killie, ba...Full Story »

Nigeria leave it late to reach Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals

Posted Thursday, July 11, 2019 by PA19 hits

William Troost-Ekong’s late strike sent Nigeria into the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations at the expense of South Africa.The Udinese centre-back struck in the 89th minute to seal a 2-1 win at the Cairo International Stadium.Samuel Chukwueze opened the scoring for Nigeria in the first half only for Bongani Zungu to level in the second half after VAR intervened.The Super Ea...Full Story »

Idrissa Gueye fires Senegal into Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals

Posted Thursday, July 11, 2019 by PA8 hits

Everton’s Idrissa Gueye fired Senegal into the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations by sealing a 1-0 win over 10-man Benin.The midfielder struck after 69 minutes before Olivier Verdon was dismissed for Benin late on.Senegal progressed in Cairo despite Sadio Mane having two goals disallowed for offside by VAR, which had been introduced for the quarter-finals.Aliou Cisse’...Full Story »

European giants still keen on signing out-of-favour Manchester United star this summer

Posted Monday, July 08, 2019 by Caughtoffside.com57 hits

Manchester United have been handed a boost in their hopes of selling one of their out-of-favour stars this summer, these European giants are still keen on the ace. According to Sky Sports, Italian giants Inter Milan have revealed that they must "remain patient" in their pursuit of Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku, the report understands that the Belgian star is a prime target for newly-a...Full Story »

Hosts Egypt knocked out of Africa Cup of Nations

Posted Sunday, July 07, 2019 by PA16 hits

South Africa stunned hosts Egypt 1-0 to reach the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations.Seven-time winners Egypt produced a lacklustre display and were punished by Thembinkosi Lorch’s 85th-minute strike.South Africa, the 1996 winners, are through to just their second quarter-final since 2002 and will face Nigeria on Wednesday.Egypt struggled to create chances, with their best tw...Full Story »

Neville urges England to build on World Cup disappointment

Posted Sunday, July 07, 2019 by PA8 hits

Phil Neville challenged England to show the courage of champions and return stronger from their Women’s World Cup heartache after losing 2-1 against Sweden in the third-place play-off in Nice.The Lionesses showed a hangover from their semi-final defeat by the United States as Sweden raced into a 2-0 lead at the Allianz Riviera.Kosovare Asllani capitalised on a mistake from Alex Greenwood t...Full Story »

Madagascar keen to prolong surprise Africa Cup of Nations run

Posted Saturday, July 06, 2019 by PA22 hits

Madagascar are intent on keeping a lid on expectations as they bid to extend their dream debut in the Africa Cup of Nations in Alexandria on Sunday.The tournament’s surprise package burst into the last 16 after topping Group B following shock wins against Nigeria and Burundi.And their form suggests they should start favourites in their first knockout match against DR Congo, who squeezed th...Full Story »

USA striker Alex Morgan defends controversial tea cup celebration… as male stars are always 'grabbing their sacks'

Posted Saturday, July 06, 2019 by Thesun.co.uk74 hits

USA ace Alex Morgan has slammed critics of her "sipping on tea" celebration from the World Cup semi-finals clash against England. The Orlando Pride forward says men "grabbing their sacks" don't face as much scrutiny and claims females in sport are subjected to double standards. Alex Morgan celebrates her goal against England by 'sipping on a tea' Credit: Reuters Morgan claims that male player...Full Story »

Uganda vs Senegal - Mane warns Senegal of Uganda threat ahead of African Cup clash

Posted Thursday, July 04, 2019 by PA59 hits

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has warned Senegal not to underestimate Uganda as they bid to reach the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations.The Lions of Teranga are expected to be one of the contenders as the tournament moves into the knockout stages after beating Kenya 3-0 in their final Group C match, with Mane scoring twice.The 2019 Champions League winner, though, maintains Uganda&rsquo...Full Story »

Holland set up World Cup final against United States with extra-time win

Posted Thursday, July 04, 2019 by PA25 hits

Holland booked their place in Sunday’s World Cup final after a 1-0 extra-time win over Sweden.A goal from Manchester United’s Jackie Groenen eventually gave the European champions the breakthrough in the ninth minute of added time, breaking Swedish hearts and sealing a place in the World Cup final for the first time. They will play the United States on Sunday.Both teams struck the wo...Full Story »

Chances of Naby Keita returning to Africa Cup of Nations slim due to adductor injury

Posted Wednesday, July 03, 2019 by fourfourtwo.com50 hits

Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita's chances of rejoining his Guinea team-mates for any potential further Africa Cup of Nations involvement look slim. The 24-year-old returned to Merseyside on Monday for assessment by club medical staff after appearing to aggravate the adductor muscle injury which ruled him out of the Champions League final. He limped out of Guinea's second match against Nigeri...Full Story »

Mali top Africa Cup of Nations Group E as Haidara strike seals win over Angola

Posted Wednesday, July 03, 2019 by PA12 hits

Mali secured top spot in Group E of the Africa Cup of Nations after a 1-0 win over Angola, who failed to progress to the knockout stage.Angola threatened early on when Gelson Dala went through, but could not beat goalkeeper Djigui Diarra.At the other end, Toni Cabaca saved well from first Adama Traore and then Falaye Sacko before Mali striker Kalifa Coulibaly nodded just wide from a corner.The W...Full Story »

Ghana top Group F after first win of Africa Cup of Nations

Posted Wednesday, July 03, 2019 by PA8 hits

Ghana qualified top of the Africa Cup of Nations Group F following a 2-0 win over Guinea-Bissau.The Black Stars needed a win to secure qualification, and failed to break through in the first half before Jordan Ayew gave them the lead in the 46th minute and Thomas Partey sealed the win for Ghana.Ghana had a couple of early chances, Mubarak Wakaso with an effort blocked while Samuel Owusu sent a l...Full Story »

Cristiano Ronaldo getting in even better shape for new season as Juventus superstar trains with European 100m champion

Posted Tuesday, July 02, 2019 by Thesun.co.uk46 hits

CRISTIANO RONALDO trained with Francis Obikwelu on Monday as the Juventus star looks to start the new season at top speed. At 34, the Portuguese forward is out to prove that age is no barrier to success by winning a sixth Champions League crown - his first with Juve. Obikwelu appeared to be giving advice on Ronaldo's technique The forward burst into a short sprint in an effort to maintain his...Full Story »

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