• Out of adversity, Modric and Croatia to play for World Cup

    Out of adversity, Modric and Croatia to play for World Cup

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    Luka Modric says he is not thinking about individual accolades as he focuses on helping Croatia to a historic victory in the World Cup final against France on Sunday. "Those 14 new players have discovered what a great competition there is in Russian Federation, so their experience is of course more limited". England's next match will be their UEFA Nations League bow against Spain in September at Wembley.
  • Jorginho follows Sarri to Chelsea on five-year deal

    Jorginho follows Sarri to Chelsea on five-year deal

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    Pep Guardiola found that out for himself when his Manchester City side faced a Maurizio Sarri led Napoli in the Champions League. The Italian had already publicly criticised the club's transfer policy and warned, from as far back as August previous year, that his squad was not strong enough.
  • Belgium vs. England final score, recap

    Belgium vs. England final score, recap

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    But we need to keep improving. A clinical pass by Kevin De Bruyne sets up a goal for Eden Hazard, and that pretty much ends England's hopes of winning. Ahead of the game, Southgate said: "I think a physical part of that is going to have a huge bearing". A gut-wrenching 2-1 loss to Croatia after extra-time denied England a shot at a second World Cup triumph, instead setting up a consolation game against familiar foes Belgium .
  • Kerber denies Williams in Wimbledon final

    Kerber denies Williams in Wimbledon final

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    Williams had been chasing a record-equalling 24th grand slam singles success and was close to tears at the end, saying on court: "It was such an fantastic tournament for me". She recovered from 2-0 down to lead 3-2, clinching the fifth game with a 125mph ace, the fastest serve of the women's tournament. Germany's Angelique Kerber stunned American Serena Williams 6-3 6-3 on Saturday to win her first Wimbledon title.
  • ‘You know my preferred destination’: Eden Hazard casts doubt over Chelsea future

    ‘You know my preferred destination’: Eden Hazard casts doubt over Chelsea future

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    He said: "We don't know if the manager is leaving yet". "I think Real is everyone's dream", said Hazard earlier at the World Cup. They want them to sign long term contracts to stay for the next five or six seasons. "It could be Spain, it could be staying with Chelsea ", he added. Hazard has scored three goals at the World Cup, including Belgium's second against England.
  • Jabari Parker, Bulls working on deal

    Jabari Parker, Bulls working on deal

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    Parker was the No. 2 overall pick in the 2014 National Basketball Association draft, though has suffered two ACL tears to his left knee already in his career. Parker has shown the promise to be an elite scorer in the league. Valentine has averaged 8.0 points and 4.1 rebounds per game during his career and is a bit undersized since he's playing out of position; he's a more natural shooting guard.
  • Liverpool FC sign Xherdan Shaqiri on five year contract

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    The 26-year-old has signed a five year contract after joining for 13 million pounds. "I don't know him so well but he came for training and a trial when I was at Basel", Shaqiri told Liverpool's website. Xherdan Shaqiri is happy to join forces with Mohamed Salah after signing for Liverpool . "When someone like him becomes available in this way you have to react if you are smart - and we have".
  • Chelsea part ways with manager Antonio Conte

    Chelsea part ways with manager Antonio Conte

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    Sky Sports reports that Sarri has finalized terms with the West London club, with Chelsea legend, Giafranco Zola set to join the coaching staff as his assistant. Morata was an expensive acquisition of Conte's, but the striker failed to maintain form through-out last season after a blistering start to the campaign.
  • Donald Trump's Brexit advice to Theresa May

    Donald Trump's Brexit advice to Theresa May

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    He told The Sun Mrs May's plan would affect trade "unfortunately in a negative way". They can not actually agree to anything until they leave the European Union. "I would much rather have her as my friend than my enemy", he said. "But it is too bad what is going on". I like a lot of people in the United Kingdom.
  • Anderson sympathises with Isner after marathon clash

    Anderson sympathises with Isner after marathon clash

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    He faced his friend and old college foe Kevin Anderson in the semifinals Friday, where he lost in a game that lasted more than six hours. Anderson suggested in the aftermath that change was needed at the Grand Slams to stop players from being forced to keep playing for so long.
  • Antonio Conte sacked by Chelsea with Maurizio Sarri set to replace him

    Antonio Conte sacked by Chelsea with Maurizio Sarri set to replace him

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    Conte's departure from the club had been delayed with the Blues working out a compensation package for the Italian, who had one year remaining on his contract. Chelsea football club have sacked manager, Antonio Conte . "Although I consider [Jorginho] a great player, for Ancelotti's style of play and in view of the [lack of] credibility from the Chinese for [Marek] Hamsik, we've chose to accept the request which first came from Manchester City, and I have to apologise to them".
  • Liverpool loan system stalls move for Stoke star Shaqiri

    Liverpool loan system stalls move for Stoke star Shaqiri

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    Stoke are open to offers following their relegation from the Premier League , with Shaqiri unlikely to stick around at a Championship club. The Reds are one of a number of clubs to approach Stoke City , but there is little room or need for negotiations as he has a release clause of just over £13million.
  • Sagan victory hints at further improvement

    Sagan victory hints at further improvement

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    While no rider has won the Giro-Tour double since 1998, everyone will be wary of what the four-time Tour champion may have up his sleeve. Martin saw his chance when Richie Porte broke free from the pack first with nobody immediately trying to catch up.
  • Karius makes another error as Liverpool survive Tranmere comeback

    Karius makes another error as Liverpool survive Tranmere comeback

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    The 25-year-old has produced yet another embarrassing error during a friendly against Tranmere on Tuesday evening, fumbling a free-kick to hand Jonny Smith a tap in from close range. It appears that one of the Tranmere players wasn't too impressed with Karius' howler, and he showed him little sympathy. "We can not change that".