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Rio Ferdinand describes Kyle Walker's defending as 'criminal'

Rio Ferdinand describes Kyle Walker's defending as 'criminal' after England star is caught out before fouling opponent and gifting Tunisia a</b> …

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Kane: England players had flies in our mouths

England hero Harry Kane said he and his team-mates had flies in their mouths during a last-gasp World Cup victory over Tunisia.<p>Kane headed a …

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Why is David de Gea awesome for Man Utd but awful for Spain following Ronaldo blunder?

The Spain goalkeeper has made a habit of falling short of expectations for his country of late, but what is behind his downturn in form?<p>How many rare errors can somebody make before the word ‘rare’ no longer applies?<p>David de Gea, the absolute model of consistency when pulling on a Manchester United …

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Golovin's father hints at Arsenal move as Russia star shines in World Cup shop window

The CSKA Moscow midfielder has been linked with the Gunners for some time, with a family member suggesting that they lead Juventus in a transfer chase<p>Arsenal have been linked with Aleksandr Golovin for some time and appear to be leading the chase for his signature, with his father hinting at a move …

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'No Salah magic' - Twitter reacts to Egypt's defeat to Russia

Hector Cuper’s men suffered their second successive defeat in Russia, thus, leaving their chances of qualifiying to the next round in jeopardy<p>Egypt bowed to a 3-1 loss to Russia in their second Group A fixture on Tuesday.<p>Ahmed Fathy's own goal, Denis Cheryshev and Artem Dzyuba efforts in the second …

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Vinicius Junior snubbed Neymar and Barcelona to partner Ronaldo and Marcelo in Madrid

The Brazilian teenager is on his way to the Santiago Bernabeu, with fellow countryman in the Spanish capital having talked him into a big-money move<p>Vinicius Junior has revealed that he spoke with Neymar about Barcelona before heeding the advice of fellow Brazilians Marcelo and Casemiro to join Real …

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Lewandowski bemoans Poland's lack of risk-taking in costly Senegal defeat

The Bayern Munich striker expects improvement from the Poles after they opened their World Cup 2018 with a disappointing 2-1 reversal<p>Poland star Robert Lewandowski rued his team's errors and their unwillingness to take risks during their 2-1 World Cup loss to Senegal on Tuesday.<p>An unfortunate …

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Chelsea in Crisis as Senior Players Grow 'Increasingly Concerned' Over Lack of Transfer Activity

The summer doesn't seem to be getting any easier for Chelsea after the latest gossip claims that senior players are 'increasingly concerned' over a …

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How do you make Ronaldo less exceptional? The challenge facing Renard's Morocco

Herve Renard admits it could be impossible for Morocco to stop Cristiano Ronaldo, but he is determined to try.<p>Morocco boss Herve Renard has promised his side will do their best to make Cristiano Ronaldo "less exceptional" when they face Portugal in the World Cup on Wednesday.<p>The 33-year-old became …

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Newcastle & Southampton Weigh Up Moves for Belgian Winger After Huddersfield Launch Bid

Huddersfield Town have submitted a £13m offer to sign Belgium international Anthony Limbombe this summer but the Terriers will face competition for …

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World Cup winner Matthaus slams Mesut Ozil for role in Mexico defeat

'There is no heart, no joy, no passion': World Cup winner Lothar Matthaus slams 'negative' Mesut Ozil for role in Germany's shock defeat by</b> …

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Man Utd need to find a Kroos and Ferdinand - Giggs offers transfer advice to Mourinho

The Red Devils legend has urged those at Old Trafford to use the summer transfer market to bring in a new creative midfielder and physical centre-half<p>Manchester United need to bring in a Toni Kroos type midfielder and a Rio Ferdinand-esque defender this summer, claims club legend Ryan Giggs.<p>The Red …

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Mohamed Salah deserves praise for even getting o the pitch, says Alan Shearer

Mohamed Salah was 'really struggling' and he deserves praise to even step on the pitch so soon, says Alan Shearer who suggests there wasn't anyone …

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Everton Chase Sporting Wantaway Gelson Martins & Ajax Youngster Matthijs De Ligt

Everton have been sensationally linked with two highly sought after players this summer in Gelson Martins and Matthijs De Ligt.<p>The two youngsters fit …

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9 of the Most Unstoppable World Cup Teams Ever Seen

The 2018 World Cup is now well under way and the eyes of the world are squarely on Russia. It's arguably the biggest sporting event on the planet and …

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PHOTO: Man Utd Star Nemanja Matic Posts Brilliant Message After World Cup Scuffle

Serbia midfielder Nemanja Matić has spoken out on social media for the first time since he appeared to take on the entire Costa Rica squad during a …

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Chelsea return for Zola possible but not tied to Sarri appointment

The Italian's agent claims a Blues legend could still be heading back to Stamford Bridge this summer even if the former Napoli boss does not join him<p>Gianfranzo Zola could be heading back to Chelsea this summer regardless of whether or not Maurizio Sarri becomes the club’s new manager, says the …

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Mohamed Salah demonstrated his limits after struggling to leave his mark on Egypt's defeat by Russia

Mohamed Salah demonstrated his limits by struggling to leave his mark on Egypt's defeat by Russia... he didn't look match fit and was in the periphery<p>…

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I've never seen a player win on his own – Santos shrugs off Ronaldo dependence

Portugal coach Fernando Santos has dismissed the notion of his side needing to rely on Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of their World Cup clash with …

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Gabby Logan stumbles as BBC's pitchside reporter with Jordan Henderson interview

Gabby Logan stumbles in BBC pitchside role as she makes serious blunder in post-match interview after England's victory over Tunisia<p><b>Gabby Logan made</b> …

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Lionel Messi Reportedly Left Frustrated as Tottenham Move Away From Andre Gomes Deal

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has reportedly been left frustrated after Tottenham Hotspur decided not to revive their interest in his teammate Andre …

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Mikkel Beck: ‘Australia must improve offensively to beat Denmark’

The former Danish international identifies Tom Rogic as the key to Socceroos success in Samara<p>Few people know more about both Danish and Australian football than ex-Middlesbrough and Fortuna Köln striker Mikkel Beck. The 45-year-old was part of Denmark’s so called golden generation of players in …

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Antoine Griezmann Admits Uncertainty Around Future May Have 'Irritated' Atlético Fans

Antoine Griezmann has revealed that he understands why ​Atlético Madrid<p>supporters may have become 'irritated' by his refusal to commit his future to …

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'Neymar pain normal' – Coutinho unconcerned by ankle issue for Brazil talisman

The Paris Saint-Germain superstar limped out of training on Tuesday but is not considered a doubt for Friday's World Cup showdown with Costa Rica<p>Philippe Coutinho is not worried about Neymar after the Brazil star limped out of training with an ankle problem in Sochi on Tuesday.<p>Neymar, who sat out …

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Hector Bellerin Named as One of Unai Emery's 5 'Untouchables' at Arsenal as New Regime Takes Shape

Hector Bellerin has been named as one of Unai Emery's five 'untouchable' players at the Emirates, as the new Arsenal manager prepares to trim the …

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Queiroz salutes Hierro for uniting Spain

Fernando Hierro has done an impressive job in keeping Spain's squad united at the World Cup following the sacking of Julen Lopetegui, according to …

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Dybala: I can play beside 'best player in the world' Messi

Left on the bench against Iceland, the Juventus star is ready to be used alongside Argentina's talisman at the World Cup<p>Paulo Dybala believes he can play alongside "the best player in the world" Lionel Messi for Argentina.<p>Before his team's World Cup campaign started, coach Jorge Sampaoli said the …

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Senegal's Aliou Cisse paving way for minority managers in World Cup

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Soccer: Denmark must improve to overcome dogged Aussies

SAMARA, Russia (Reuters) - Denmark’s talisman Christian Eriksen knows his side must rediscover the attacking dynamism of their qualifying campaign if they are to follow up on their opening victory over Peru with a win against Australia in Samara on Thursday.<p>The Danes secured three valuable points …

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France vow to up the ante as World Cup rivals flounder

With their title rivals failing to fire, France have vowed to ramp up the intensity and put their stamp on the World Cup with victory over Peru on …

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