by | July 16, 2018 | 13:40

Pogba's 59 minute strike saw him become the first United player to score in a World Cup final, capping a superb campaign in Russian Federation following a somewhat hard 2017-18 season with his club back in Manchester. That is all I told them'. I am very proud of this team, the players, the coach, the staff. Croatia did at least win one prize as captain Luka Modric was rewarded for his outstanding tournament with the Golden Ball for the World Cup's best player.

by | July 16, 2018 | 10:27

Conte took training when some of the Chelsea squad returned for pre-season this week but has always been expected to be replaced this summer. He will be tasked with returning Chelsea to Europe's top club competition after they finished fifth in the Premier League - outside the Champions League qualification places for the second time in three seasons.

by | July 15, 2018 | 15:35

It was a dominant, devastating display as "smoking hot" Pacquiao registered the 60th win of a fabled 23-year career that now looks certain to extend beyond his 40th birthday in December. Referee Kenny Bayless called off the fight after two minutes and 43 seconds of the seventh round when Matthysse buckled following another stiff uppercut and spat out his mouthguard as he was being counted.

by | July 13, 2018 | 13:05

Willian is therefore wanted following the departure of Andres Iniesta and the Barca hierarchy also want him to link up with compatriot Philippe Coutinho. Chelsea want to axe Conte, but are reluctant to fork out his £9million compensation fee, as well as pay Napoli the figure they are demanding for Sarri.

by | July 13, 2018 | 12:48

After 4 minutes of added time, Croatia made it to the finals for the first time in FIFA World Cup finals. What a way to open his goalscoring account for England . Thankfully, it looks like no photojournalists were injured in the celebration of Mandzukic's goal. In beating Gareth Southgate's young team, Croatia - taken to extra-time for a third consecutive match - have surpassed the achievements of the heroes of 1998, who reached the semifinals in France .

by | July 13, 2018 | 12:43

The ex-Juventus and Italy coach's future had been under fierce speculation for months after he failed to follow up a Premier League-winning debut campaign with success in 2017-18. Ex-Napoli coach Sarri, meanwhile, could be presented as his replacement as early as Friday, with the Blues squad already informed over the change in management.

by | July 13, 2018 | 12:40

He's always like a big war for me. He played well. I believe I increased a little bit the level in the fourth and the fifth. "I tried to resist and maintain focus". John Isner and Kevin Anderson will play in their first Wimbledon semi-final on Friday. Great match, an emotional match for both of us and for the fans, too.

by | July 11, 2018 | 13:05

Tintin and Asterix have always been rivals in the world of the comic strips for both are popular for their entertainment and art. Belgium has never been to the final of a World Cup , but that's exactly what they look poised to do as the highest-ranked team (No.

by | July 11, 2018 | 12:00

During his tenure at the Bernebeau, the five-time Balon d'Or victor was nigh on unstoppable, scoring a staggering 451 goals in 438 appearances for the club. Having already proved that he can do the business in England and Spain, he will be desperate to help bring the European glory back to the fans who so crave it in Turin.

by | July 11, 2018 | 00:09

Just three members of the present squad were born when England reached the semi-finals in Italy - Kyle Walker , Jordan Henderson and Ashley Young. Marks and Spencer , official tailors to the England team, declared last Saturday #NationalWaistcoatDay in honour of Southgate and his team.

by | July 09, 2018 | 11:28

The crowd went wild after the goal, and Fortnite fans online celebrated yet another World Cup nod to the video game. The likes of Germany and Spain have faltered, with the defending World Cup holders exiting from the Group Stage in truly remarkable scenes.

by | July 09, 2018 | 11:01

Gareth Southgate's side looked to have won the tie in normal time after Harry Kane converted a 57th-minute penalty having been hauled down in the box. Twelve years later the near-39-old David Seaman stood motionless as Ronaldinho's speculative long-range shot floated over him nearly in slow motion as Brazil knocked England out in the quarter-finals.

by | July 09, 2018 | 10:35

Lucas Torreira has spoken out ahead of his summer move to Arsenal . The Gunners have agreed a £26.5m (€30m) deal with Sampdoria for the midfielder. Torreira will become Unai Emery's fourth signing since taking over at the Emirates. Arsenal have been linked with a shock move for French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi, universally described as a "wonderkid" on account of being just 19.

by | July 09, 2018 | 08:53

The 20-year-old Manchester United forward turned in a man-of-the-match performance in England's final warm-up friendly against Costa Rica but looks set for a place on the bench in Monday's Group G opener against Tunisia in Volgograd. "As a kid you want to play in the biggest tournaments and I am as excited as anyone out there". We have got to keep wanting to improve. "We were in the hotel and training this morning".

by | July 07, 2018 | 04:10

The 36-year-old is the reigning Wimbledon champion and served up a near-perfect performance against second-round victim Lukáš Lacko on Wednesday. The next day of the Wimbledon tournament was not completed due to rain . "I think it is important that, when you want to serve well, your point-for-point mentality is right", Federer said. Serena Williams making her comeback in the tournament after giving it a miss a year ago to give birth to daughter Alexis Olympia routed Bulgarian ...

by | July 07, 2018 | 02:32

Heather Watson and her partner Tatjana Maria also ensured they had a place in the third round of the women's doubles with a routine 6-3 6-1 win over Raquel Atawo and Anna-Lena Gronefeld. Keys, who was the US Open runner-up a year ago, crashed out 7-5 5-7 6-4 to the Russian on a baking hot Court Three. Darkness descended at just the right time as the German came back to win 6-4 5-7 6-7 (0/7) 6-1 6-2, justifying his eventual decision to not withdraw.

by | July 04, 2018 | 03:10

The first day of free agency feels like the holiday season for certain players and certain National Basketball Association teams. The Thunder are also looking at a luxury tax bill of as much as $150 million. The contract will be made official July 7, at the end of the NBA's moratorium period. Durant was due to become a free agent at 12:01 a.m. ET on Sunday, as he declined a $26.2 million player option.

by | July 04, 2018 | 02:57

Cousins was having one of the best seasons of his career before suffering his Achilles injury, averaging 25.2 points, 12.9 rebonds and 5.4 assists in 48 games. The move is a gamble for the Warriors as they'll pay Cousins with a league exception that they could use to address other positions of need with players who may actually play this season.

by | July 02, 2018 | 17:13

With Kawhi Leonard forcing himself out of San Antonio , the Spurs are looking to get some value out of this trade package, which would include Lakers young core. Sunday. James wasn't expected to drag his choice out over several days. The move will nearly certainly bring to an end a run of four successive National Basketball Association finals which saw James' former team, the Cleveland Cavaliers , meet the Golden State Warriors on each occasion.

by | July 02, 2018 | 14:33

Max Verstappen surprised the field by winning a dramatic Austrian Grand Prix on the day where Mercedes suffered its first double retirement in more than two years.The turn of events left Ferrari's . "I don't get it", he yelled. "So positive day but could have been better". "We've just thrown away a win", said Hamilton. Max Verstappen duly obliged, as did Kimi Raikkonen with Hamilton joining the race just ahead of fierce rival Vettel.