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Madeira Airport already has a new bust of Cristiano Ronaldo

Posted Monday, June 18, 2018 by Marca.com9 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo took all the headlines with his fantastic hat-trick against Spain on Friday, and back in his home city of Madeira the airport named after him already has a new bust of the iconic forward. The first sculpture was widely criticised for the quality of the work and it has since been replaced at the request of Ronaldo's family. When the sculptor had another go Emanuel Santos wa...Full Story »

Diego Maradona responds to reports of racist incident during Argentina game

Posted Monday, June 18, 2018 by ESPN10 hits

Diego Maradona pictured during Argentina's World Cup game against Iceland. Photo by Valery Sharifulin\TASS via Getty Images Diego Maradona has given his version of an exchange with an Asian fan at a World Cup game in Moscow that witnesses perceived as racist. British television staff working in Spartak Stadium during Argentina's 1-1 draw with Iceland on Saturday reported seeing Maradona respon...Full Story »

England LGBT supporter fearful of displaying Three Lions Pride rainbow banner in Russia

Posted Monday, June 18, 2018 by Skysports.com5 hits

An England LGBT supporter attending the World Cup is fearful of displaying her '3 Lions Pride' rainbow banner in case she attracts unwanted attention from Russian police. MPs warned prior to the tournament that LGBT+ supporters face additional risks in Russia because of the country's attitudes to homosexuality. Di Cunningham is chair of Pride in Football (PiF), the UK alliance for groups of fa...Full Story »

Curse of champions? Germany have familiar World Cup issues to solve

Posted Monday, June 18, 2018 by Skysports.com20 hits

Thomas Muller and his team-mates were made to look slow by Mexico Germany are facing similar problems to those that have afflicted previous World Cup holders, writes Adam Bate. Germany's status among the favourites to win the 2018 World Cup should come as no surprise given their pedigree. Not only are they the holders but they have reached the equivalent of the quarter-final stage in each of t...Full Story »

Mexico mine the spirit of Algeria to down Germany in a World Cup opener

Posted Monday, June 18, 2018 by PA9 hits

An inspired Mexico held on to beat defending champions Germany 1-0 in a stunning performance at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium.Man of the match Hirving Lozano scored the only goal of the game when he finished a Mexican break by drilling a low shot past Manuel Neuer but, in truth, this was a breathtaking team performance.Germany, on the other hand, took too long to get going and lacked the poise...Full Story »

Sweden vs South Korea - Sweden play down spying row with South Korea ahead of clash

Posted Sunday, June 17, 2018 by PA23 hits

Sweden coach Janne Andersson has played down a spying row with South Korea ahead of Monday’s World Cup clash between the two countries in Nizhny Novgorod.One of the Andersson’s coaching staff attended a Korea training session during their pre-tournament preparation camp in Austria and was asked to leave.Andersson, whose side beat Italy in a play-off to qualify, insists this was a sim...Full Story »

Croatia beat Nigeria to take full advantage of Argentina’s slip-up

Posted Sunday, June 17, 2018 by PA12 hits

Croatia took the early initiative in Group D as they saw off Nigeria 2-0 in their World Cup opener at the Kaliningrad Stadium.With Iceland having held Argentina to a 1-1 draw earlier on Saturday, Croatia took full advantage.An own goal from Oghenekaro Etebo, set to play at Stoke next season, broke the deadlock just after the hour, with a penalty from captain Luca Modric with 20 minutes left secu...Full Story »

Loftus-Cheek ready for England start

Posted Saturday, June 16, 2018 by Skysports.com53 hits

Ruben Loftus-Cheek says he will be ready to play in England's first World Cup match against Tunisia if manager Gareth Southgate calls upon him. The Three Lions begin their campaign on Monday with a tricky test in Group G against Tunisia in Volgograd. Meanwhile, Chelsea midfielder Loftus-Cheek - who has just four caps for his country - feels the squad are in good shape. "Training has always ...Full Story »

Neymar offered to Barcelona

Posted Saturday, June 16, 2018 by Marca.com110 hits

Florentino Perez has long sought Neymar's signature, however, the Brazilian forward has been offered to Barcelona as the drama surrounding his future continues to intensify. It's turned into an annual saga, with the end result of either the former Santos star earning a new contract or a move away. The summer of 2017 saw the former Blaugrana leave the Camp Nou to move to Paris Saint-Germain f...Full Story »

Cristiano Ronaldo confident of Portugal progress after hat-trick against Spain

Posted Saturday, June 16, 2018 by PA32 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo is confident Portugal will progress to the knockout stages of the World Cup after his hat-trick stunned Spain in an astonishing 3-3 draw in Sochi.Ronaldo – at 33 years and 130 days – became the oldest player to score a World Cup hat-trick, twice putting Portugal ahead before his 88th-minute free-kick secured a precious point.It was the 51st treble of Ronaldo’s...Full Story »

Cristiano Ronaldo accepts two years of prison and to pay 18.8 million euros

Posted Friday, June 15, 2018 by Marca.com105 hits

An agreement has been reached with the State Bar to end the judicial process in which Cristiano Ronaldo was immersed. The Real Madrid forward acknowledged four fiscal offences before the Tax Agency, meaning a two year prison sentence and a fine of 18.8 million euros. According to information from 'El Mundo,' with this accord, which only needs to be rubber-stamped by the new director of the T...Full Story »

Chelsea open Juventus talks for Rugani - independent of manager plans

Posted Friday, June 15, 2018 by Tribalfootball.com43 hits

Chelsea are prepared to sign Juventus defender Daniele Rugani - independent of their managerial situation. The Mirror says Chelsea are lining up a move for Rugani. The Blues have added £26million-rated centre-back Rugani to their list of summer targets as they push ahead with their transfer plans, despite continuing doubts over who will be in charge of their team next season. And their...Full Story »

Real Madrid will test Man Utd resolve with world record De Gea offer

Posted Friday, June 15, 2018 by touchlinetalk.com106 hits

Real Madrid intend to test Manchester United's resolve with a world record offer for David de Gea. The Manchester Evening News says Real are ready to test United by offering £100million for De Gea. The 27-year-old goalkeeper saw a move fall through to join Los Blancos in 2015, with the La Liga giants remaining a firm interest in the Spaniard ever since. De Gea has just one year left on...Full Story »

Saudi Arabia coach Juan Antonio Pizzi wants to forget 'feeling of shame' after Russia defeat

Posted Friday, June 15, 2018 by Skysports.com26 hits

Juan Antonio Pizzi talks of his "feeling of shame" Saudi Arabia coach Juan Antonio Pizzi described a "feeling of shame" after his side suffered a 5-0 hammering at the hands of hosts Russia. No host team has lost a World Cup opening match and Russia kept up that tradition with goals from Yury Gazinsky (12), Denis Cheryshev (43, 90+1), Artem Dzyuba (71) and Aleksandr Golovin (90+3). "The opposi...Full Story »

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri says he rejected offer to coach Real Madrid

Posted Thursday, June 14, 2018 by ESPN46 hits

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has said he turned down an approach to become the new coach of Real Madrid. Real announced the appointment of Spain coach Julen Lopetegui as successor to Zinedine Zidane on Tuesday, with the Spanish FA then sacking him days before their World Cup opener. "I said no to Real Madrid," Allegri told Sky Sport Italia. "I did it on the phone to [Madrid president]...Full Story »

Leroy Sane makes most of World Cup snub as he posts intimate images with stunning Wag Candice Brook

Posted Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by Thesun.co.uk62 hits

LEROY SANE seems to have made the most of his incredible World Cup snub... by jetting off to California with stunning girlfriend Candice Brook. The Manchester City star, 22, shared a series of loved-up pictures on social media having shockingly missed out on Germany's 23-man squad. Leroy Sane and girlfriend Candice Brook enjoyed a holiday in California The pair posted a series of loved-up sna...Full Story »

Neymar's emotional return to recreation of his childhood home

Posted Tuesday, June 12, 2018 by Marca.com73 hits

Brazilian television organised a trip down memory lane for Neymar, creating a replica of his childhood home in Sao Paulo. As the clip shows, it was clearly an emotional moment for the player before he travelled to Russia for the World Cup.Full Story »

Pogba is more talented than any of France's World Cup winners from 1998, says Desailly

Posted Tuesday, June 12, 2018 by squawka.com85 hits

France midfielder Paul Pogba is more talented than any of Les Bleus' 1998 World Cup winning squad, according to Marcel Desailly. Desailly played for France across a period of 11 years between 1993 to 2004, making 116 appearances for Les Bleus. In that time, the former Chelsea and Marseille centre-back won both the World Cup in 1998 and then Euro 2000 just two years later in a period of domi...Full Story »

Jorginho on the brink of Manchester City move despite €50m rejection, says Napoli chief

Posted Monday, June 11, 2018 by Goal.com75 hits

Napoli midfielder Jorginho is expected to sign for Manchester City "in the next few days", according to the Italian club's president Aurelio De Laurentiis. After previously claiming to have rejected a bid worth €50 million (£44m/$59m), De Laurentiis said City are moving closer to his valuation of Jorginho and gave a positive assessment of negotiations. Goal revealed back in April ...Full Story »

Arsenal 'on the verge' of signing Sampdoria's Lucas Torreira

Posted Monday, June 11, 2018 by Express.co.uk251 hits

The defensive midfielder has been on the club's radar for a number of weeks, with Napoli also vying for the 22-year-old's signature Talk of a deal had went cold since the start of June, with Arsenal ready to switch their attention elsewhere. But according to Italian news agency, ANSA, Torreira's move is now close to completion thanks to Sampdoria. The Serie A outfit have secured the signature...Full Story »

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