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However, his second season in charge ended with a limp title defence as his side finished fifth in the Premier League, crucially missing out on Champions League qualification. Their willingness to beat Manchester City's offer for Italy worldwide midfielder Jorginho provided the belated breakthrough in talks. Sarri, who has risen from the amateur ranks of Italian football, will be working outside of his native country for the first time.
  • Football fans react as Ronaldo completes move to Juventus

    Football fans react as Ronaldo completes move to Juventus

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    In a letter posted on the Real website, the five-time Ballon d'Or victor said his time in the Spanish capital, during which he became their record goalscorer, had been one of the happiest in his life. As well as the Champions League medals, there were also two LaLiga triumphs, a pair of Copas del Rey and three Club World Cup triumphs for Ronaldo.
  • Mixed emotions in Scotland as England prepare for semi-final

    Mixed emotions in Scotland as England prepare for semi-final

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    England has not been as far as the semi-finals since they last hosted the tournament in 1966. Regardless, England will need him to brilliant if it hopes to beat Croatia , but even then, Croatia's midfield will be too much for England to handle, and it should reach its first World Cup final .
  • Museum Of London wants Gareth Southgate's waistcoat for its collection

    Museum Of London wants Gareth Southgate's waistcoat for its collection

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    England have already made history during the World Cup , after beating Colombia during a penalty shootout. England take on Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium at 1900BST on Wednesday, hoping to get the win that would see them return to the same venue to face either France or Belgium in the final.
  • Sweden v England 07 July 2018

    Sweden v England 07 July 2018

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    But experiencing the misery at Euro 2016 as players - or as a fan in the stadium like Maguire - helped a Harry Kane-led England advance relatively serenely to their first World Cup semifinal since 1990, according to Southgate. But he stuck to his guns and will now have an ever greater belief that trying to fit Dele, Sterling and Jesse Lingard into the same team can work.
  • Tyler Honeycutt dies following gunfire exchange with police

    Tyler Honeycutt dies following gunfire exchange with police

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    No officers were hurt in the gunfire and at least 30 local residents were evacuated during the standoff, ABC 7 reports . The player, according to family members, is former UCLA star Tyler Honeycutt , who had a brief National Basketball Association career.
  • Southgate, and England, reap reward for faith in Pickford

    Southgate, and England, reap reward for faith in Pickford

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    A Brazil v England final is also on the mind of punters and is the most likely showdown to happen in the Luzhniki on July 14th at 11/2. "Fifa strongly rebukes the criticism of the performance of the match officials which it considers to have been positive in a tough and highly emotional match", it said.
  • Arsenal close to finalising Lucas Torreira deal

    Arsenal close to finalising Lucas Torreira deal

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    Sampdoria's Uruguayan midfielder Torreira is understood to be the next player through the door at the club, with a £26m deal with the Italian side reportedly now wrapped up following Uruguay's elimination from the World Cup. According to a report by Spanish publication AS , Sevilla are holding out for a whopping £31 million for reported Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur midfield target Steven N'Zonzi this summer.
  • Rashford joins England training at World Cup base

    Rashford joins England training at World Cup base

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    In the end, we want to entertain where we possibly can. Possibly a lame excuse in England's defence - for the '74 and '78 World Cup finals - only 16 teams were in both showpieces. England's 23-man squad includes 11 black, Asian and ethnic minority players - the highest number they have taken to any major competition. There are widespread concerns surrounding racism on the eve of the World Cup, with the Russian Football Union fined £22,000 by FIFA for racist chanting in a March friendly ...
  • Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer & the Williams sisters progress on day three

    Wimbledon 2018: Roger Federer & the Williams sisters progress on day three

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    Federer's quest for a ninth Wimbledon crown gained momentum with a flawless 6-4 6-4 6-1 win over Slovakian world No 73 Lacko in 89 minutes. That match was briefly interrupted by a swarm of flying ants. Struff, quoted in German Bild, said: "I played a good match against Federer in Melbourne". "On certain days it goes better than others", Federer said.
  • Serena Williams through to fourth round at Wimbledon

    Serena Williams through to fourth round at Wimbledon

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    The 38-year-old American - last year's runner-up at Wimbledon - was the oldest entrant in the women's singles field. She rallied to level the third-round match before Rodina sealed a maiden place in the last 16 of a major. Anderson had a two sets to one lead when rain interrupted his charge on Wednesday night, but came out firing on Thursday and quickly won the fourth set.
  • Neymar shrugs off ‘acting’ criticism after win over Mexico

    Neymar shrugs off ‘acting’ criticism after win over Mexico

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    Goalkeeper Alisson has seen just one goal slip past him so far in Russian Federation, but Willian points to their all-round strength rather than a negative attitude as the principal explanation. The Paris-Saint Germain forward reacted dramatically, writhing around on the turf, before receiving treatment and returning to the fray. He saved from Phillippe Coutinho, from Paulinho, from Willian.
  • Steve Kerr, Warriors close to finalizing more Finals appearances

    Steve Kerr, Warriors close to finalizing more Finals appearances

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    Much like a year ago, Durant declined to opt in for the second year of his deal, allowing him to work on a more lucrative contract once the signing period begins Saturday night. "I'm not saying he's going there, I'm saying that they are absolutely planning their offseason around him". The deal reportedly is worth $148 million and does not include a player option for the fifth year, as many similar deals do.
  • Letting it Sink in that the Warriors Just Signed DeMarcus Cousins

    Letting it Sink in that the Warriors Just Signed DeMarcus Cousins

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    They pulled off the surprise of the summer: a one-year, $5.3 million bargain deal with free agent DeMarcus Cousins . Cousins, however, is much, much better than your typical MLE pickup. Lacob, league sources say, squirmed while his Western Conference rivals appeared to be making upgrades as the Warriors stood pat, particularly the Oklahoma City Thunder , who retained Paul George and added center Nerlens Noel.
  • England overcome penalty shootout hoodoo to beat Colombia

    England overcome penalty shootout hoodoo to beat Colombia

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    England advanced to the World Cup quarterfinals on penalties after a 1-1 draw with Colombia on a dramatic evening in Moscow on Tuesday. Since that day in Stuttgart, 16 different countries have won World Cup knockout matches and England have won none.
  • Wolff rues Austrian double DNF for Mercedes

    Wolff rues Austrian double DNF for Mercedes

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    Mercedes lost the lead in both the Formula 1 constructors' and drivers' championships with a shocking double retirement at the Austrian Grand Prix - the team's first double retirement for mechanical reasons since the Italian Grand Prix in 1955.
  • LeBron James did not dine with Magic Johnson to start free agency

    LeBron James did not dine with Magic Johnson to start free agency

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    The Los Angeles Lakers have a new superstar - L.A. -Bron. James had been linked to several franchises, with the Philadelphia 76ers and Houston Rockets reportedly in the running. "When you have a goal and you're able to accomplish that goal, it actually - for me personally, it made me even more hungry to continue to try to win championships, and I still want to be in championship mode".
  • Basketball: LeBron James signs deal to play with LA Lakers

    Basketball: LeBron James signs deal to play with LA Lakers

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    James reportedly agreed to a four-year, $154 million deal with the team. And Bryant took to Twitter to express his delight over the trade. The massive Los Angeles market will also provide James with a grander platform for his philanthropy and social activism.
  • Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers

    Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers

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    Los Angeles also provides James with a larger platform for his business interests and social activism. James' decision comes after his agent, Rich Paul, met with representatives from the Philadelphia 76ers - another team strongly linked with the three-time National Basketball Association champion.
  • Durant, George, Paul all choose to stay put as free agency opens

    Durant, George, Paul all choose to stay put as free agency opens

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    ET that he wants a new one-year contract with a player option for 2019-20 to return to free agency next summer, @NYTSports has learned", Stein tweeted . The Lakers have always been mentioned as a top destination for James, and they have more salary cap space this summer than any team in the National Basketball Association.
  • Best Twitter reactions after South Korea knock Germany out

    Best Twitter reactions after South Korea knock Germany out

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    So we deserved to be eliminated. "We didn't deserve to win the title again and we didn't deserve to progress to the round of 16". Germany suffered the first of several scares after South Korea won a free kick on the quarter hour when Sami Khedira 's boot connected with the head of Jung Wooyoung.
  • Messi must beat France, overcome Maradona

    Messi must beat France, overcome Maradona

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    Sampaoli's side scraped through to the last 16 after they beat Nigeria in the group stage and face a hard task against France , even if they haven't yet hit form themselves. Senegal's departure, however, means there will be no more fist pump celebrations from Cissee, which went viral on social media, tales of Senegal's fans cleaning up at stadiums and pictures of the team joyously warming up.
  • Japan advance despite loss to Poland

    Japan advance despite loss to Poland

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    Nevertheless, Japan were unable to find an equaliser in the closing stages as Poland held on for the win. Nishino can at least take heart from the fact that his key players will go into the last-16 game in Rostov-on-Don fresh and rested, even if the Belgians can say the same after making nine changes for their win over England.
  • Serena Williams victorious: Wimbledon amends rules to grant her 25th seed

    Serena Williams victorious: Wimbledon amends rules to grant her 25th seed

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    As Wimbledon approached, she petitioned for the All England Club to take maternity leave into account. And she doesn't care what anyone else says - but in a positive, not a negative, way. In the men's draw, the champion, Roger Federer , is seeded No1, despite losing the top spot in the world rankings to Rafael Nadal at the beginning of the week.
  • F1: 5 Talking points from the French GP 2018

    F1: 5 Talking points from the French GP 2018

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    The Ferrari driver fell to the back of the pack after he pitted for a new front wing, and was then punished with a five-second penalty. Through the carnage scythed Max Verstappen, who cut across the run-off area to seize second place from his crashed-out rivals.
  • Japan loses to Poland 1-0, still advances due to fair play

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    Aliou Cisse's team finished with the same number of points, same goal difference and goals scored as their Asian rivals in Group H - the first three deciders of ranking in the pools. It is only the third time Japan have reached the round of 16 after 2002 World Cup the country hosted with South Korea and the 2010 tournament in South Africa.
  • He's come on incredibly - Jones lauds Lingard

    He's come on incredibly - Jones lauds Lingard

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    Jesse Lingard is now taking his position as midfielder on the England team at the 2018 World Cup . Jesse Lingard made a decision to donate £350 worth of training gear to one of the youth teams he played with as a youngster. "I see it week in, week out". I think, possibly, the manager for England has a little bit more belief in him than his club manager (Mourinho). Scholes' comments about Lingard and Mourinho's relationship hasn't gone down too well with United fans, who have been ...
  • Colombia tops Senegal 1-0 to advance top of group

    Colombia tops Senegal 1-0 to advance top of group

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    Should Senegal lose and Japan are thrashed that would also open the way for an African representative in the last 16 to join the the 10 from Europe. Japan, content with a 1-0 defeat to Poland in the simultaneous match, was stalling because it would advance if the scores remained the same. News of Jan Bednarek's goal for Poland gave a lift to fans of both Colombia and Senegal as the tension levels in Samara continued to rise.
  • As Germany Exit, Humour Shifts Towards Cricket

    As Germany Exit, Humour Shifts Towards Cricket

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    And as fans woke up to a World Cup without the holders this morning, the mockery online continued. Boasting plenty of world class players such as Zinedine Zidane, Thierry Henry and David Trezeguet they opened the tournament with a match against Senegal, who had never even played at the World Cup before.
  • ‘Pressure mounting’ on Lakers to trade for Kawhi Leonard

    ‘Pressure mounting’ on Lakers to trade for Kawhi Leonard

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    With LeBron James facing a Friday deadline on whether to opt out of his contract with the Cavaliers, the Lakers are under pressure to sweeten the landing spot for the superstar by trading for Spurs All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard before then , according to ESPN .
  • No boring moment for sharpshooters at World Cup

    No boring moment for sharpshooters at World Cup

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    So you can almost take it as guaranteed that England will finish second but then lose in the last 16. "All players with a yellow card and with minor injuries, they will not play". "At that point it was one or the other", the ex-Wigan Athletic and Everton manager added. "At the moment he's still in the recovery phase but tomorrow is probably one day too early for him", Martinez said.
  • Javier Hernández dreaming of 'the impossible' at World Cup

    Javier Hernández dreaming of 'the impossible' at World Cup

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    For the latest news, download our app at http://bit.ly/GetALoopJM for Android; and at http://bit.ly/GetiLoopJM for IoS. "I can be criticised for my performance. If they can defeat the Germans 2-0 and Sweden lost by two goals against Mexico, then they would qualify virtue of goal difference. But in Sweden, Mexico face a side that are tough to break down and against whom Germany needed an injury-time Toni Kroos wonder-strike to come from behind to win 2-1.