Soccer

Pioneering Herrera cherishing a Libertadores dream

Alejandra Herrera is not afraid of blazing a trail. In a few short days, she will register another momentous landmark in her life by becoming the first player from El Salvador to appear in the Women’s Copa Libertadores. “I’m excited about it and it pushes me to keep going,” said the captain of River Plate, the 2017 Argentinian champions, in ...

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Sir Bobby Charlton tells England squad to appreciate St George’s Park facilities

An emotional Sir Bobby Charlton told England’s players to embrace the state-of-the-art facilities at St George’s Park after the training pitch was re-named in the World Cup winner’s honour. After winning 106 caps, scoring 49 goals and playing a key role in the triumph of 1966, the former midfielder’s achiev… England Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF ...

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Manchester United clash can kick-start Liverpool’s season – Simon Mignolet

Simon Mignolet has urged Liverpool to use the prospect of a mouth-watering clash with Manchester United to belatedly kick-start their season. The Reds headed home from Tyneside on Sunday evening not quite believing they were doing so with just a single point from a 1-1 draw at Newcastle and knowing they will have t… Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ...

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Everton chief Farhad Moshiri gives Ronald Koeman his backing

Everton manager Ronald Koeman still has the “total support” of majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri despite the club’s underwhelming start to the season. Moshiri thinks the supporters deserve better but believes a tough run of fixtures and injury problems are factors behind Everton’s poor run of results. Everton were … Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF ...

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FIFA announces latest disciplinary sanctions for incidents during FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Following the latest meeting of the Disciplinary Committee, FIFA can today confirm the sanctions imposed for incidents that occurred during the latest round of the preliminary competition for the FIFA World Cup. Details of the cases are available in the disciplinary overview document for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ preliminary competition, published on FIFA.com… FIFA.com PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END ...

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England pair Fabian Delph and Phil Jones miss training ahead of Slovenia game

Fabian Delph and Phil Jones are being assessed ahead of England’s World Cup qualifiers against Slovenia and Lithuania. Gareth Southgate’s squad trained at the newly-named Sir Bobby Charlton Pitch on Monday morning ahead of Thursday’s Group F clash against Slovenia – a match two players appear doubts for.</p… England Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO ...

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Panucci: Albania will be brave against Spain and Italy

Albania have a decisive role to play in Group G of the European qualifiers Christian Panucci discusses the upcoming matches against Spain & Italy “It was Fabio Capello who told me to move into coaching” Albania go into their final two games in the European qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ with virtually no chance of making it ...

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Goalkeeper Joe Hart keen to enjoy England success during international career

Goalkeeper Joe Hart says he has “failed” in his England career until now. The 30-year-old made his England debut in June 2008 and has 73 caps, winning 45 times and losing on eight occasions. One of those defeats came at Euro 2016 to minnows Iceland, when Hart’s blunder proved costly. <!– EMBED START… England Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER ...

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Jurgen Klopp backs Liverpool to close the gap on Premier League leaders

Jurgen Klopp is confident Liverpool can still challenge at the top end of the Premier League despite seeing another two points slip from their grasp at Newcastle. Sunday’s 1-1 draw at St James’ Park left the Reds in seventh place in the table, already seven points adrift of top two Manchester City and Mancheste… Premier League Football News PLEASE CLICK ...

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Hurst fears World Cup team-mate Martin Peters wouldn’t recognise him any more

Sir Geoff Hurst fears his lifelong friend and World Cup-winning team-mate Martin Peters would no longer recognise him or remember their achievements in 1966. Peters, who played alongside Hurst for England and West Ham, suffers from Alzheimer’s. Hurst scored three and Peters got the other in a 4-2 victory ov… England Football News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF ...

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