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Unai Emery eyes Arsenal swoop for World Cup winner, could be forced to spend close to £22m

7 monthes ago   |   By CaughtOffside

Unai Emery will be hoping to enjoy a positive start to life at Arsenal next season, and key to making that happen is strengthening his squad this summer.
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German journalist advised against World Cup trip after uncovering Russian doping

7 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

Philippe Coutinho, Neymar and the Brazil squad star in episode two of Project Russia, also featuring a momentous day for U.S. soccer.
The World Cup is here and Anthony Richardson and Ian Fiveankles will be right by your side everyday throughout the tournament, setting the scene in Russia, highlighting games and playing anti-fantasy football.
Episode 1
ESPN FC's Stewart Robson and Alexis Nunes put their prognostication skills to the test for the first four matches of the World Cup.
A German journalist who uncovered Russia's systematic doping in several sports has been told to not travel to...
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Opposition scouting report: How can Egypt beat Uruguay?

7 monthes ago   |   By ESPN FC

With Mo Salah still recovering, Ed Dove discusses what fans can expect from Egypt at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Egypt are back at the World Cup after a 28-year absence, but they begin their 2018 campaign with a tough assignment against a Uruguay side who are favourites to top Group A.
Mohamed Salah is in contention to return to the team after the injury he sustained in Liverpool's Champions League final defeat, but ex-Zambia assistant coach and Queens Park Rangers opposition analyst Irfan Kawri doesn't believe that the superstar forward is the only reason for Egyptian optimism.
In the...
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Egypt got World Cup luck of the draw. Now it needs a little luck with Mo Salah's health

7 monthes ago   |   By Washingtonpost

Egypt's hopes will depend on its hero's full return from injury - and that he breaks a mysterious World Cup drought by Premier League-leading scorers.
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Russian women should avoid sex with foreign men during 2018 World Cup - lawmaker

7 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

Episode 1 of Project Russia where we look behind the scenes as the Brazil squad arrive, Ramos squirts water and Salah is put through his paces.
Episode 1
ESPN FC's Stewart Robson and Alexis Nunes put their prognostication skills to the test for the first four matches of the World Cup.
Russian women should avoid sex with non-white foreign men during the football World Cup because they could become single mothers to mixed race children, a senior lawmaker in Moscow said on Wednesday.
Even when Russian women marry foreigners the relationships often end badly, said Tamara Pletnyova, head of...
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World Cup hopefuls England 'exactly the same' as title winning Leicester, says Vardy

World Cup hopefuls England 'exactly the same' as title winning Leicester, says Vardy

7 monthes ago   |   By Goal

The striker says the mentality and attitude of the Three Lions squad matches that of the Foxes before their incredible Premier League title win
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Group H preview: Radamel Falcao, James Rodriguez lead Colombia into World Cup competition

7 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Germany has the deepest squad in the tournament, but it faces several questions regarding injuries. Coach Joachim Low said goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, who has not played a competitive match since fracturing a foot in September, will be his starter in Russia. That will send Marc-Andre ter Stegen, who played well at Barcelona this season, back to the bench. But can Neuer stand up to the World Cup grind? Midfielder Mesut Ozil, meanwhile, is in a race to heal his knee before next weekend's opener with Mexico. Another worry: Germany, which went 10-0 with a plus-39 goal differential in World Cup...
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Russia vs Saudi Arabia: TV channel, live stream, squad news & match preview

Russia vs Saudi Arabia: TV channel, live stream, squad news & match preview

7 monthes ago   |   By Goal

Goal brings you all the details and information you need to know ahead of the opening World Cup game between Russia and Saudi Arabia
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Grozny is a World Cup home away from home for Egypt squad

Grozny is a World Cup home away from home for Egypt squad

7 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Next prev GROZNY, Russia - The Egypt squad in Russia for its first World Cup since 1990 has a nickname besides the Pharaohs. The country's all-Muslim squad has become known as "Al-Sajedeen," or the prostrators - a reference to their customary on-pitch prayer when they score. Team members, in keeping up the squad's decades-old immersion in religious rituals, pray together during camp, believing that skills alone don't win games. Perhaps no surprise, then, that Egypt chose mostly Muslim Grozny as its base during its campaign in Russia. Egyptian football officials insist it was a perfect...
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To beat Chiefs, Patriots need one more big game from retirement-minded Gronk

To beat Chiefs, Patriots need one more big game from retirement-minded Gronk

New England tight end Rob Gronkowski has not had a great season by his standards, but he is the key player for the Patriots in the AFC championship game against a Chiefs... Read more ...

2019 Rugby World Cup Dates

2019 Rugby World Cup Dates

Make sure you know all the key dates around the 2019 Rugby World Cup held in Japan. Unmissable: Make sure you know all the key dates for the 2019 Rugby World Cup Key dates... Read more ...

Albrighton commits future to Leicester by signing until 2022

Albrighton commits future to Leicester by signing until 2022

The 29-year-old winger has made 21 appearances for City this term, netting twice and helping them to eighth place in the top tier Read more ...

Higuain joining Chelsea will finally put an end to Hazard's false nine nightmare

Higuain joining Chelsea will finally put an end to Hazard's false nine nightmare

The Belgium captain has been forced into a position he does not like in recent weeks due to Maurizio Sarri's mistrust of his currentstrikers Read more ...

The 5 best SEC RBs for 2019: Where does Vanderbilt's Ke'Shawn Vaughn rank...

The 5 best SEC RBs for 2019: Where does Vanderbilt's Ke'Shawn Vaughn rank after torching Baylor in the Texas Bowl?

Texas A&M's Trayveon Williams is heading for the NFL draft, but the SEC still has plenty of talent at running back. Here are the SEC's top five running backs heading into the... Read more ...

Niasse joins Cardiff on loan from Everton

Niasse joins Cardiff on loan from Everton

The Toffees have allowed their out-of-favour striker to leave after he has made just five substitute appearances in the league this term Read more ...

Lowry takes 3-shot lead into final round in Abu Dhabi

Lowry takes 3-shot lead into final round in Abu Dhabi

Shane Lowry moved closer to his first win in 3½ years by shooting 5-under 67 in the third round at the Abu Dhabi Championship to extend his lead to three strokes Read more ...

Barca face disqualification from Copa del Rey

Barca face disqualification from Copa del Rey

According to Spanish daily El Mundo, Barcelona played with an ineligible player against Levante in their first leg Copa del Rey match against Levante last week. The return... Read more ...

Giroud finding Chelsea bench duty 'difficult' as Higuain deal edges ever closer

Giroud finding Chelsea bench duty 'difficult' as Higuain deal edges ever closer

The World Cup-winning Frenchman has found regular game time hard to come by this season and is set for fresh competition for a striking berth Read more ...

Arsenal vs Chelsea Goalscorer Betting: Aubameyang to steal the headlines at...

Arsenal vs Chelsea Goalscorer Betting: Aubameyang to steal the headlines at the Emirates Stadium

While all the focus is on the Blues' attacking options, Al Hain-Cole expects Emery's star striker to come up with the goods at the Emirates Stadium Read more ...