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Rose reveals angry halftime exchange between England players

09 September, 2018 10:43 am 10:43 am

(Reuters) – England’s players did not hold back from criticising each other at halftime following a bad start to Tuesday’s friendly against Switzerland and defender Danny Rose believes the exchange helped them improve and seal a 1-0 victory. England, who Read More




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Brazil to face Saudi Arabia, Argentina in October

09 September, 2018 10:15 am 10:15 am

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil will go to Saudi Arabia to play the host nation and Argentina in October friendlies, the Brazilian football confederation (CBF) said on Thursday. The five-times World Cup winners will play the Saudis on Oct. 12 in Read More




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Pekerman resigns as Colombia coach

09 September, 2018 10:05 am 10:05 am

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Jose Pekerman has quit as Colombia manager two months after leading them to the last 16 of the World Cup in Russia, the Colombian Football Federation (FCF) said on Tuesday. “After a meeting with Jose Nestor Pekerman, Read More




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Saint-Maximin’s goal gives Nice shock 1-0 win over Lyon

09 September, 2018 9:57 am 9:57 am

(Reuters) – Striker Allan Saint-Maximin’s powerful deflected shot gave struggling Nice a shock 1-0 away win over Olympique Lyonnais  as Patrick Viera’s side earned their first victory in Ligue 1 this season. Mario Balotelli made his first start of the Read More




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United pay the price for dismantling Ferguson’s legacy

08 August, 2018 9:53 am 9:53 am

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – The most significant aspect of Manchester United’s 3-0 home defeat by Tottenham Hotspur on Monday was just how routine and ordinary it all felt. United have suffered bad defeats at Old Trafford in the past of Read More




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Pakistan win first football match in Asian Games after 44 years

08 August, 2018 9:24 pm 9:24 pm

JAKARTA (92 News) – Pakistan national football team recorded its first victory in Asian Games after 44 years after defeating Nepal by 2-1 on Sunday. According to the details garnered, the Pakistan team also recorded their first victory in the Read More




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Clever Messi free kick helps Barca to opening win

08 August, 2018 9:36 am 9:36 am

BARCELONA (Reuters) – La Liga champions Barcelona began the new campaign with a 3-0 win over Alaves on Saturday with the help of a spectacular under-the-wall free kick from Lionel Messi, who scored twice, and a curling shot from substitute Read More




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Pogba penalty sets United on way to win over Leicester

08 August, 2018 10:20 am 10:20 am

MANCHESTER (Reuters) – MANCHESTER UNITED 2 LEICESTER CITY 1 World Cup winner Paul Pogba’s third minute penalty and a late goal from Luke Shaw gave Manchester United a 2-1 win over Leicester City at Old Trafford in the opening game Read More




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Reputations burnished, others buffeted at ‘best World Cup ever’

07 July, 2018 8:45 am 8:45 am

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A stage for new beginnings, a cementer of fortunes, a last resting place for life-long dreams, the 2018 soccer World Cup was so much more than a month-long festival of goals and glory. “The best World Cup Read More




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Chance was not on Brazil’s side in painful defeat, says Tite

07 July, 2018 8:49 am 8:49 am

KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) – Brazil coach Tite felt a terrible bitterness after they were knocked out of the World Cup by Belgium in the quarter-finals on Friday and said his side never got the breaks in an enthralling end-to-end contest. Read More




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Belgium use daring and intelligence to outwit Brazil in thriller

07 July, 2018 8:33 am 8:33 am

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Belgium used a combination of daring, intelligence, resilience and not a little luck to oust World Cup favourites Brazil 2-1 in a memorable quarter-final tie on Friday that would have made a worthy final. After disappointing quarter-final Read More




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Var: World Cup lets technology genie out of the bottle

07 July, 2018 9:37 am 9:37 am

ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) – When it finally happened, many may not have realised they had just witnessed a moment of World Cup history. Brazil were pushing Costa Rica hard in their second group game in St Petersburg, and with 12 Read More




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Bending it like Beckham, Trippier is England’s ‘secret weapon&#...

07 July, 2018 9:31 am 9:31 am

REPINO, Russia (Reuters) – When Gareth Southgate’s England World Cup squad was announced, plenty of observers wondered how the team would be able to compensate for the absence of a genuine creative midfielder. Who would create the chances for the Read More




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England can’t underestimate Sweden, says Stones

07 July, 2018 9:28 am 9:28 am

REPINO, Russia (Reuters) – England take on Sweden in Samara on Saturday with a place in the World Cup semi-finals at stake, and while some may be surprised to see the Scandinavians in the last eight, defender John Stones says Read More




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Thai lucky 13 found, but still stuck as divers draw up cave rescue plans

07 July, 2018 9:02 am 9:02 am

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) – Rescuers battled intensifying rain to furiously pump water from a cave in Thailand on Tuesday, as officials thrashed out plans to extract a young soccer team located by divers after being trapped and incommunicado for Read More




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