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

6 days 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

6 days 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?

6 days 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

6 days 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

6 days 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

6 days 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

6 days 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

6 days 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

6 days 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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'This is not football' - Carvajal criticises Iran tactics

'This is not football' - Carvajal criticises Iran tactics

Even though a fortunate Diego Costa strike earned the Roja a 1-0 win over their plucky opponents, the right-back hit out at their tactics. Read more ...

Costa goal gets Spain narrow win over Iran

Costa goal gets Spain narrow win over Iran

Fernando Hierro's side are looking to move closer to the knockout stages with a victory in Kazan - follow all the action LIVE! Read more ...

The Latest: McDavid wins Lindsay as most outstanding player

The Latest: McDavid wins Lindsay as most outstanding player

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The Latest: England coach dislocates shoulder on run

The Latest: England coach dislocates shoulder on run

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Here are odds on NBA Draft picks - and why you can't bet on them in Vegas...

Here are odds on NBA Draft picks - and why you can't bet on them in Vegas this year

We've got NBA Draft props and odds, but you can't bet on the picks this year in Vegas. Read more ...

Uruguay 1 Saudi Arabia 0: Centurion Suarez strikes to send La Celeste...

Uruguay 1 Saudi Arabia 0: Centurion Suarez strikes to send La Celeste, Russia through

Russia are into the next round of the World Cup, with Egypt and Saudi Arabia out, after Uruguay earned a Group A victory. Read more ...

Reus set to rev up Germany's flagging World Cup attack

Reus set to rev up Germany's flagging World Cup attack

Four years after injury robbed him of a World Cup winner's medal in Brazil, Germany are set to turn to Marco Reus to help rescue their Russia 2018 campaign. The 29-year-old... Read more ...

Breaking down new-look Chiefs: Patrick Mahomes, Sammy Watkins a perfect match

Breaking down new-look Chiefs: Patrick Mahomes, Sammy Watkins a perfect match

A new QB-WR duo is one of many changes in Kansas City for the 2018 season. SN breaks down how the Chiefs, already playoff contenders, got even better through free agency and... Read more ...

Behind Dwight Howard's sad plummet to a salary dump

Behind Dwight Howard's sad plummet to a salary dump

Both the Nets and Dwight Howard have come a long, unfortunate way from his 2012 demand to be traded to Brooklyn. Howard, then in his sixth straight All-Star campaign, was at... Read more ...

The Latest: Iran fending off Spain at halftime in Kazan

The Latest: Iran fending off Spain at halftime in Kazan

MOSCOW The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup : Read more ...