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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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Sorry America, team you love to hate headed to Super Bowl

Sorry America, team you love to hate headed to Super Bowl

Sorry America - at least outside of New England - but the team you love to hate is headed back to the Super Bowl. Sure, there are negatives to point out with these Patriots... Read more ...

Tonga Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide

Tonga Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide

Unlikely to proceed to the knockout stages, Tonga could still be a surprise package in Japan. Electric: Sonatane Takulua passes the ball against Wales Unlikely to proceed to... Read more ...

Levante complains Barcelona used ineligible player

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I cannot help you - Sarri on Higuain signing

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Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri insists he cannot provide more news on links to AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain. Read more ...

'In other countries, everybody does it' - Guardiola respect remains for...

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The Manchester City boss believes his mentor, who is now at Leeds, has shown that no other coach in football prepares to the same level of detail 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 ...

Australian Open: Sharapova upsets Wozniacki, Nadal moves on

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Maria Sharapova upset third-seed Caroline Wozniacki in three sets on Friday to advance to the fourth round at the 2019 Australian Open in Melbourne. Read more ...

Which star NFL player will take over in conference title game to power team...

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There are no shortage of stars playing in the conference championship games, but it's difficult to determine who will shine brightest. Read more ...

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Boxers, journalists and industry experts pick their winner for Saturday night's clash between Manny Pacquiao and Adrien Broner. Read more ...

Higuain signing will finally put an end to Hazard as False 9

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