by | July 21, 2018 | 04:26

Although, admittedly, he might benefit from a loan move to a lower calibre Premier League club, he exhibited glimpses of his best last term and it is perceptible why Guardiola wants to hold onto him. 'No, we are not disappointed, ' Guardiola said. Guardiola is prepared for Hart to "stay here" if no acceptable offer materialises. He's training like a young guy of 18 years old.

by | July 17, 2018 | 00:39

Russian Federation on Sunday hosts the closing match of a World Cup praised by football's governing body, FIFA , as the "best ever", with finalists France and Croatia squaring off in the capital, Moscow. That's because they would have clashed, one way or another, with the uniforms of the five opponents Croatia has played since. According to Alexei Sorokin, the world Cup was extremely interesting.

by | July 15, 2018 | 05:24

Mathieu won 18-16 in the fifth set of a match that last five hours and 41 minutes. Anderson had a break point at 7-7 and at 10-10, but he missed the first one as Isner hit an ace and the second one as he erred on a backhand passing shot.

by | July 14, 2018 | 02:56

Dejan Lovren made history with Croatia on Wednesday night but wants to rewrite it immediately by helping his country lift the World Cup . People will never forget us. If Lovren and his team-mates can control Mbappe and manage the alternative threats of Olivier Giroud and Antoine Griezmann on Sunday in Moscow, Croatia will have a genuine chance of pulling off a victory.

by | July 10, 2018 | 03:01

The families of Thai boys rescued after a harrowing two weeks trapped in a cave deep underground will be allowed to see them today , but will be told not to hug or kiss them until health checks are complete. Thai authorities sent Harris into the Tham Luang cave to swim to the trapped boys immediately upon his arrival at the site on Saturday. The effort to save the boys and their coach has involved both foreign divers and members of an elite Thai navy unit .

by | July 10, 2018 | 02:30

Vida is free to play for Croatia in the semi-final against England after his involvement in the " glory to Ukraine " video. Federation Internationale de Football Association warned Vida over his conduct after he and former Croatia worldwide Ognjen Vukojevic appeared in a video after the quarter-final shootout victory over hosts Russia.

by | July 09, 2018 | 00:11

The Thai official in charge of the rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach says they're physically ready and mentally determined for their extraction now underway from a partially flooded cave. The team's coach also offered his "apologies" to the parents in a separate letter. According to our correspondent, Thai officials have warned the rescue could take three or four days in the worst case scenario.

by | July 04, 2018 | 00:09

While Layun didn't receive a caution for his action, he clearly stepped on Neymar and enabled a stoppage that halted some of Mexico's momentum. Tom Marshall, a reporter for ESPN who covers the Mexican team, wrote on Twitter shortly after the match that Brazil , with its "elite players at elite clubs", was "simply too much" for El Tri .

by | July 04, 2018 | 00:12

That should not overshadow his generally positive display however, as the five-times champions beat an otherwise stubborn Mexico , whose World Cup began with such promise with a victory over champions Germany, but ended in familiar fashion in the first knockout round.

by | July 02, 2018 | 00:34

Ranked 70th in the world by FIFA, Stanislav Cherchesov's side won their opening match against Saudi Arabia 5-0 before disposing of Egypt 3-1 five days later. "There are 15 players who have given everything, I have absolutely no complaint". Spain , buoyed by their breakthrough, were beginning to dominate possession with Russian Federation struggling to find a foothold, but the hosts were briefly boosted when an Dzyuba header from a long free kick caused confusion before Spain whacked ...

by | June 30, 2018 | 06:18

The third-ranked T20I team are expected to thrash their 17th-ranked opponents but the short series will provide India much-needed time to get their combinations right. Going into the first T20I, Kohli and the team management will have a sweet dilemma over the selection of the playing XI. That means all 15 members of the India squad - except for the injured Washington Sundar - got a game in Dublin .

by | June 30, 2018 | 03:03

According to ESPN , the Spurs are asking for a huge package in return for Leonard. DeMarcus Cousins has gotten overshadowed a bit as one of the top free agents available in the current National Basketball Association offseason. According to a report from Jordan Schultz at Yahoo Sports , Kawhi Leonard has reached out to LeBron James saying that he wants the two to play together next season.

by | June 28, 2018 | 03:36

Uruguay boss Oscar Tabarez recently said his side hadn't lived up their potential so far and they responded perfectly as Suarez temporarily silenced the home support with an expertly taken freekick early on, which he had been practising during the warm-up, from the edge of the area into the near corner.

by | June 26, 2018 | 08:46

It could end up impacting Messi too, since slowing Argentina's passing game is the key to keeping him quiet. Those who think the team has a shot at winning the 2018 edition is taking into account Argentina's history, not its present-day situation.

by | June 26, 2018 | 05:44

Portugal will face Uruguay, which took the top spot from Russian Federation in a 3-0 win earlier Monday. "So the first conclusion I draw is that despite all these challenges, we emerged on top, so we need to look at the silver lining, think positive".

by | June 22, 2018 | 08:49

It's claimed that the Spaniard can leave the Stadio San Paolo this summer if his €6M release clause is yet. Albiol is thought to have a very close relationship with incoming Chelsea manager Sarri, to a reunion with the 59-year-old in West London may well be on the cards.

by | June 21, 2018 | 18:59

With the draft on Thursday night, Leonard talk will only heat up. Last week, Leonard's camp told reporters that Leonard wants to be traded from the Spurs . Their continuous communication with Leonard showed that the Spurs have no interest in undergoing a full-scale rebuild. Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs looks on during the game against the Denver Nuggets on January 13, 2018 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio , Texas.

by | June 20, 2018 | 19:29

Tite's Brazil have been widely tipped to win the tournament but delivered a somewhat lacklustre performance against Switzerland on Sunday evening, drawing 1-1 after Philippe Coutinho's superb opener was cancelled out in the second half.

by | June 19, 2018 | 23:08

Shinji Kagawa remains a big name but he hasn't had the brightest time and Japan are lacking in attacking options up front. Yuya Osako restored Japan's lead in the 73rd minute, heading past David Ospina from a corner. Shinji Kagawa got the Samurai Blue off to a dream start when he converted a penalty after six minutes, but a Juan Quintero freekick saw Colombia pull level six minutes before the break.

by | June 19, 2018 | 23:08

Petersburg if it wins Group C. The outsider to watch in the tournament is Peru, which will be playing in its first World Cup since 1982. Australia coach Bert van Marwijk hit out at Uruguayan referee Andres Cunha following the 2-1 World Cup defeat to France on Saturday that saw VAR used for the first time.

by | June 17, 2018 | 05:15

We congratulate all of those who worked tirelessly to bring the World Cup back to North America and thank the countries that voted for the United Bid , and for their belief in our vision for the future of the sport in our region. At a South Bay Portuguese club, there was already plenty of excitement surrounding the World Cup. The opening game of the tournament will see two Group A teams clash as hosts Russian Federation take on Saudi Arabia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 14.

by | June 15, 2018 | 01:09

Perez said Rubiales' reaction was "one of pride" and he "disrespected" Real. Mourinho said that his dismissal from the national team should not affect Spain's chances at this summer's tournament but that he does feel some sympathy for the 51-year-old.

by | June 15, 2018 | 00:23

The vote by football federations was public, in contrast to secrecy surrounding the ballot by FIFA's elected board members for the 2018 and 2022 hosts, Russia and Qatar, in 2010. While Ghana's former FA president Kwesi Nyantakyi has been handed a 90-day Fifa ban following corruption allegations, the country's government is on the verge of dissolving the association, with two GFA officials barred from travelling to attend the congress in Russian Federation.

by | June 13, 2018 | 00:38

Since he famously took roughly $10 million less than he could have in order to keep the team's core in tact last summer, he might want to capitalize by signing the four-year deal with approximately $160 million that the Warriors can offer him.

by | June 11, 2018 | 07:49

Nadal had come into the year's second Grand Slam high on confidence, after wins in Monte Carlo, Barcelona and Rome. He also beat the Spaniard in Buenos Aires in 2016. Such is his motivation to win his 17th Grand Slam on Sunday, that the task facing Austrian 24-year-old Thiem was described as "almost impossible" by Del Potro.