Soccer

Dele Alli uses old-school picture to congratulate Harry Winks

Dele Alli congratulated Harry Winks on making his senior England debut by tweeting a throwback picture of the Tottenham team-mates on international duty as youngsters. Winks, who has made just four Premier League starts for Spurs, was called into England’s squad as a replacement for the injured Fabian Delph and … England Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END ...

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Gareth McAuley prepared to play for West Brom Under-23s to maintain fitness

Gareth McAuley is determined to reach peak physical condition for Northern Ireland’s World Cup play-off next month, even if it means playing for West Brom’s Under-23s. The 37-year-old headed off for international duty last week having accumulated only 62 minutes of senior football due to a thigh injury that prevented him f… Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER ...

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Paraguay fight back again to reach last 16

Paraguay first team to guarantee place in Round of 16 Two goals for Anibal Vega, two own goals from Alexis Duarte Paraguay face Turkey in Navi Mumbai, New Zealand take on Mali in New Delhi in final group games For the second match running Paraguay scored late goals to come out on top in a high-scoring thriller, this time beating ...

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Olivier Giroud makes shortlist for Puskas Award

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has made the three-goal shortlist for FIFA’s 2017 Puskas Award. The 31-year-old is up against teenager Deyna Castellanos and goalkeeper Oscarine Masuluke for the “most beautiful goal of the season” after his strike against Crystal Palace in January. Giroud produced an improvised s… Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO ...

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FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour brings Russia 2018 flavour to Saransk

As national teams fight it out for the remaining places at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, the winners’ trophy continues its long journey around the Host Nation. The FIFA World Cup Trophy has already visited seven cities in Russia and on 6 October stopped off in one of the tournament’s Host Cities for the first time. The trophy was ...

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Eaglets take flight against Turkey

Finalists two years ago, Mali had 29 attempts on Turkey’s goal Two-time defending African champions proved too pacey for the Turks Turkey face Paraguay in Navi Mumbai, Mali meet New Zealand in New Delhi in final group games After a narrow defeat in their opening match, Mali rebounded strongly to defeat Turkey 3-0 and put themselves back in the Group ...

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N’Golo Kante and Alvaro Morata doubtful for Crystal Palace clash

Chelsea could be without N’Golo Kante and Alvaro Morata at Crystal Palace on Saturday. The Premier League champions are waiting to learn the full extent of midfielder Kante’s hamstring injury sustained while on international duty with France. And, while the Blues are optimistic Morata’s hamstring injury… Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ ...

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Phil Jagielka keen to halt Everton slump on return from injury

Everton captain Phil Jagielka is pushing for a recall when their Premier League campaign resumes at Brighton on Saturday. The 35-year-old has missed the last four matches with a hamstring injury but with fellow centre-back Ashley Williams struggling for form, a return to fitness could offer a way back into the side for J… Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ...

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Germany starlets make new friends at the ‘House of Peace’

Germany’s U-17 side visited the Agnel Ashram children’s village in Goa  The Europeans were greeted by enthusiast youngsters during their visit  The German FA made a donation to support the local social project As the large team bus carrying Germany’s U-17 national team pulled into the car park, the eyes of the young Indian children waiting to meet them grew ...

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Five factors behind Egypt’s successful campaign

Egypt return to the FIFA World Cup™ after a 28-year absence Mohamed Salah scored five goals in as many games The Pharaohs won their three games at the Borg el-Arab Stadium Egypt ended a 28-year absence from the World Cup after a remarkable campaign in the African qualifiers of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. Under the stewardship of Argentinian coach ...

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