Saturday October 20-th, 2018

Modric and Rakitic swap shirts and messages after World Cup final Modric and Rakitic swap shirts and messages after World Cup final

Captain Hugo Lloris did not have his best game in a French shirt and his howler led to Mario Mandzukic grabbing Croatia's second as he was handed a five by the newspaper. Modric was then back to his best in helping his side past Russian Federation ...

Ajax Agree Fee With Manchester United For Daley Blind Ajax Agree Fee With Manchester United For Daley Blind

The Dutch side look set to part with an initial €16m (£ 14m/ $19m), with the rest of the fee dependent on Blind's form on his return to the Amsterdam ArenA. He will take on a much bigger role at Ajax . Under Mourinho, he has failed to establish eith...

Pacquiao beware! Im going home with my belt says Matthysse Pacquiao beware! Im going home with my belt says Matthysse

Pacquiao, who turns 40 in December, returns to the ring a year after losing his World Boxing Organization welterweight title in a shock defeat to Australia's Jeff Horn in Brisbane . "He is a great champion but he still hasn't faced "The Machine", ...

France forward Olivier Giroud confident of ending World Cup drought in final France forward Olivier Giroud confident of ending World Cup drought in final

The Chelsea striker is yet to score in Russian Federation, but knows his role is part of the bigger picture in creating team balance and fluency. "You can't win a World Cup on just talent". Rebic took advantage of a Willy Caballero error to vol...

Dhoni booed at Lord's, Kohli springs to his defence.. Dhoni booed at Lord's, Kohli springs to his defence..

Rahane, Vijay set to play for India A against Lions Worcester: With just a fortnight to go for the start of the Test series, opener Murali Vijay and vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane will be looking to get into the groove in India A's last first-clas...

Soaked but smiling, Croatian president wins admirers at World Cup final

The ever-enthusiastic woman had flown economy class with fellow Croatian fans and even snubbed a VIP accommodation to join the celebration from the stands during the team's Round of 16 win over Denmark. While there was huge excitement during the fina...

Luke Shaw ready to leave Manchester United for first-team chances Luke Shaw ready to leave Manchester United for first-team chances

Having lost their respective semi-finals against Croatia and France, these two giants stepped up toe to toe. Mundo Deportivo are reporting that Pogba has been offered to Barcelona with his agent telling the La Liga winners that the Frenchman is not...

Croatia's Modric says Golden Ball 'bittersweet' after World Cup defeat

Belgium's Eden Hazard was awarded the Silver Ball as runner-up and France's Antoine Griezmann was given the Bronze Ball. Despite Griezmann and Mbappe getting on the scoresheet, England's Harry Kane claimed the Golden Boot for his six goals.

France ace Antoine Griezmann: I thought of doing a Zizou

It was the 12th own goal scored in Russian Federation this summer, a record for a World Cup , with the previous being set at six in 1998. You need the psychological and mental aspects. The coach also said France managed to overcome mistakes and im...

Gary Lineker: 'Kante is worth two players alone' Gary Lineker: 'Kante is worth two players alone'

Although France did come out on top, Kante, who has been one of the standout performers during the World Cup, was far from his best on the night. During the final, though, Kante didn't play to his usual standards. "I'm a Kante fan". Once the Worl...

Ferdinand challenges Mourinho to unleash Pogba at United Ferdinand challenges Mourinho to unleash Pogba at United

It became so popular that it was re-recorded for the France '98 World Cup , and the chorus proved so catchy that it is still sung by the hordes of England fans that travel overseas to watch their heroes. The World Cup star chose to sing the famili...

Amazon Prime Day set for July 16, will run longer than ever Amazon Prime Day set for July 16, will run longer than ever

Amazon Prime Now is an app only instant delivery service, which lets Prime members get their order delivered to them quickly. Global motorsport series Formula One is in talks to launch its new over-the-top (OTT) digital broadcast service, F1 TV...

Liverpool supporters respond to Nabil Fekir on Twitter after World Cup win Liverpool supporters respond to Nabil Fekir on Twitter after World Cup win

While the FIFA World Cup has served to be a hindrance in a few transfers for Liverpool this summer, in Fekir's case, it might go on to be something that improves him as a player and should he get his move to Anfield, Jürgen Klopp will be reaping th...

Clashes, road accidents mar World Cup celebrations in France

Windows were broken on the Champs Elysees, and objects including bottles and chairs were thrown at police officers who responded by using tear gas. Reporter Joy Reid of New Zealand's 1 News has spoken of being tear gassed while covering the mayhem....

Amir receives hosting mantle of Qatar 2022 World Cup Amir receives hosting mantle of Qatar 2022 World Cup

When these were then released, Putin's ploy was exposed and failed miserably, with Macron elected president - France 1-0 Russian Federation. "The shadowing programme provided a fantastic opportunity to share knowledge and exchange experience", said I...

UFC star sparks fury after praising Vladimir Putin — Conor McGregor Instagram UFC star sparks fury after praising Vladimir Putin — Conor McGregor Instagram

As you can see, McGregor mirrored his post on all social platforms, including a second photo on IG where he appears to be giving Putin and his confidantes the sweet lowdown. 'Jesus Conor, really?' another Twitter commentator said . Others were...

Ronaldo arrives in Italy to complete Juventus move Ronaldo arrives in Italy to complete Juventus move

Cristiano Ronaldo is off to Juventus . Fiat workers in Italy are to strike over footballer Cristiano Ronaldo's £88 million transfer from Real Madrid to Juventus . "I called his agent, Jorge Mendes". "I went on vacation afterwards and tri...

Manchester United ready £50 million for Leicester's Maguire Manchester United ready £50 million for Leicester's Maguire

But Leicester is a good club as well, so it's him, he'll have to decide and see'. City won the Premier League title on record-breaking fashion last season under Pep Guardiola , but Mahrez is confident his talents will be able to help the Sky Blu...

Former Bucks star Jabari Parker plays game of pickup in Bay View Former Bucks star Jabari Parker plays game of pickup in Bay View

The second overall pick in 2014, Parker spent four seasons with the Bucks, averaging 15.3 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game while shooting 49 percent from the field. If healthy, Parker can help accelerate the Bulls' return to playoff con...

Argentina's Néstor Pitana to referee World Cup final Argentina's Néstor Pitana to referee World Cup final

Then, as Macron and Grabar-Kitarovic walked toward the tunnel to leave the field, his heels were nearly clipped by some exuberant France players who were sliding on their bellies and their behinds across the soaked grass toward a bank of photograph...

Southgate says England felt welcome in Russian Federation despite tensions Southgate says England felt welcome in Russian Federation despite tensions

And despite losing their last two games, England can return home with their heads held high. A team boasting the talents of Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic were struggling even to qualify for the World Cup before his appointment in October pas...

Cardinals fire manager Mike Matheny Cardinals fire manager Mike Matheny

The Cardinals hired Matheny, 47, just before the 2012 season. In 2015, the Cardinals won 100 games and finished with the best record in the majors, but their winning percentage has dropped each season since, and they're now in line to miss the po...

Modric wins Golden Ball as World Cup's player of the tournament Modric wins Golden Ball as World Cup's player of the tournament

The Croatia playmaker, who will be the key player when his team faces France in the World Cup final on Sunday, has overcome much more than just criticisms about his height in his 32 years. In characteristically self-effacing style, Modric sai...

Pride and tears for Croatians after World Cup final loss Pride and tears for Croatians after World Cup final loss

Southgate's side reached the last four at the World Cup finals with a young squad, and with England having been crowned world champions at under-17 and under-20s levels, he is confident there is more to come. "If Croatia can win then we will all ...

France favorites as Moscow basks in World Cup spotlight France favorites as Moscow basks in World Cup spotlight

But their campaign heartbreakingly came to a halt when they lost 2-1 to Croatia in the semi-finals, with the goals coming from Ivan Perisic and Mario Mandzukic. Dalic said: "We are only able to see a small portion of what is going on back home". No...

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