Journalist hands Khedira boarding pass for early flight home

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Germany midfielder Sami Khedira

Sami Khedira turned down a reporter’s offer of flight passes to take him and his Germany team-mates home from the World Cup in Russia, insisting they would not be needed until after the final.

Germany are in a precarious position in Group F after suffering a 1-0 defeat against Mexico in their opening game on Sunday, but Khedira said Joachim Low’s squad remain confident of progressing to the knockout stages. Continue reading Journalist hands Khedira boarding pass for early flight home

Beckham predicts England-Argentina World Cup final

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Former England captain David Beckham

Former England captain David Beckham believes that the Three Lions will meet Argentina in the World Cup final in Russia.

Gareth Southgate’s side secured a last-gasp victory over Tunisia in their opening match in Group G, while Argentina were held to a 1-1 draw by tournament debutants Iceland in a game where Lionel Messi saw a penalty saved. Continue reading Beckham predicts England-Argentina World Cup final

FIFA gets shirty over Ronaldo claims

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Herve Renard confronts referee Mark Geiger

Referee Mark Geiger has “strongly refuted” claims he asked for the shirt of Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo at half-time of the clash with Morocco on Wednesday.

The allegation was made by Morocco midfielder Nordin Amrabat after a game in which American official Geiger made a number of calls that were questioned by the north Africans. Continue reading FIFA gets shirty over Ronaldo claims

World Cup 2018: Argentina Team, Predicted Playing XI vs Croatia

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Lionel Messi had a day to forget in Argentina’s World Cup opener against Iceland 

Argentina did not come into the 2018 World Cup as favourites and their first match of the tournament showed why. Iceland may have been playing their first ever World Cup match but they proved to be more than just underdogs in a 1-1 draw.

La Albiceleste have a lot of work to do if they are to qualify for the knockout stages and go further in the tournament. While reaching the Round of 16 is quite possible, advancing beyond that is not assured. Continue reading World Cup 2018: Argentina Team, Predicted Playing XI vs Croatia

5 goalkeepers Liverpool can sign

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The goalkeeping department has been a major setback for Liverpool since the departure of Pepe Reina. If Brendan Rodgers had retained Reina rather than loaning him out to Napoli, the Reds could’ve probably won the Premier League title.

If Jurgen Klopp had brought in an experienced reinforcement between the sticks, the Liverpool manager could’ve won at least one trophy by now. Continue reading 5 goalkeepers Liverpool can sign

World Cup 2018: 5 talking points as Russia beat Egypt

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Russia convincingly beat Mo Salah’s Egypt 3-1

Russia have all but secured their passage into the World Cup round of 16 with yet another resounding victory in Group A.

The hosts fended off Egypt’s challenge with a 3-1 win at the Zenit Arena. Despite Mohamed Salah’s return to the starting eleven, Egypt could not withstand Russia’s attacking pressure and succumbed to consecutive defeats.  Continue reading World Cup 2018: 5 talking points as Russia beat Egypt

Arsenal transfer news: Good news in chase of €35 million-rated midfielder, Cech to Napoli and more

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Unai Emery might help Arsenal get their long-term target

Unai Emery faces an uphill task this summer to improve the Arsenal squad for a return back into the top four. The transfer period will be extremely crucial for the Gunners as the new manager will have a lot of decisions to make regarding the ins and outs at the club.

As always, Arsenal have been linked with numerous players day in day out for the past few weeks. Some rumours raise eyebrows, some seem realistic while some are created just for the sake of it. In this segment, we will take a look a look at all the major advancements that happen in the transfer world concerning Arsenal.  Continue reading Arsenal transfer news: Good news in chase of €35 million-rated midfielder, Cech to Napoli and more

5 players that Arsene Wenger missed out on signing during his Arsenal tenure

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Wenger missed out on many great players

After 21 years of incredible service, the now-former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger decided to quit the Emirate Stadium. His relationship with the Gunners is indeed a memorable one and he will be remembered forever for his incredible deeds at the club.

During his time in North London, Wenger attained many fantastic heights and earned a reputation for playing an attractive brand of football. His style of play attracted a lot of people to the club, with many viewing him as an idol. Continue reading 5 players that Arsene Wenger missed out on signing during his Arsenal tenure