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I’m Most Criticised Player In The World, Says Pogba

Manchester United and French midfielder Paul Pogba claims he has gone from "the biggest transfer in the world to the most criticised player in the world".

Mourinho Backs England To Win World Cup Opener

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes England will not suffer the same fate as several other top nations and pick up a victory in their opening World Cup match.
Brazil Coach Disappointed With Swiss Stalemate

Brazil Coach Disappointed With Swiss Stalemate

Brazil Head Coach Tite has said his side suppose to win their opening game against Switzerland at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Tunisia Coach Wary Of Danger-Man Dele Alli

Tunisia coach Nabil Maaloul believes Dele Alli will be England’s biggest threat when they meet in the World Cup on Monday.
Uzoho

How Croatia Dented My W/Cup Debut – Uzoho

Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has said winning Saturday's clash against Croatia would have been the perfect debut for him at the World Cup.

Iceland Warn Eagles Ahead Of Group D World Cup Clash

Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson has warned against underestimating his team in the Russia 2018 World Cup following their exploit against Argentina on Saturday.

Injured Kompany Staying With Belgium

Vincent Kompany will remain with Belgium's World Cup squad despite currently being sidelined by a groin injury.
Koepka

Brooks Koepka Wins Second Straight US Open

Brooks Koepka became the first man in 29 years to win back-to-back US Open titles Sunday as he shot a 2-under 68 to hold off hard-charging Englishman Tommy Fleetwood by one stroke at Shinnecock Hills.
Why Germany Lost To Mexico - Low

German Media Sound Alarm After Shock World Cup Defeat

Germany’s media reacted with concern and worry to the World Cup holder’s shock 1-0 defeat against Mexico on Sunday.

Maradona Calls Argentina’s Draw Against Iceland Disgrace

Argentina legend Diego Maradona says his country's draw with Iceland was a “disgrace” and warned manager Jorge Sampaoli “he can’t come back to Argentina” playing like that.

Leon Balogun Reacts To Eagles’s Loss To Croatia

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun says the most important concern with the Nigerian team now should be how not to brood about Saturday’s 2-0 loss to Croatia.
Super Eagles of Nigeria

Ekweremadu Urges Nigerians Not To Give Up On Super Eagles

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has called on Nigerians not to give up on the male national football team after their loss to Croatia at the 2018 World Cup holding in Russia.
Brazil

Switzerland Hold Brazil In Another World Cup Surprise

Five-time World Cup winners Brazil were held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland in teams' first match at 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Alonso

Fernando Alonso Wins Le Mans 24 With Toyota

Fernando Alonso won Le Mans 24 Hours at the first attempt as he and team-mates Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima finally ended Toyota's long drought.
Why Germany Lost To Mexico - Low

Mexico Shock World Champions Germany

Mexico netted in the first-half to secure a famous win over defending champions Germany in Group F of the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia.

Pogba’s France Winner Own Goal, Mourinho Declares

Paul Pogba has been stripped of the winner netted in France’s 2-1 win over Australia, as careful examination revealed it was an own goal scored by Aziz Behich.

Kolarov’s Spectacular Free-Kick Lifts Serbia Past Costa Rica

Aleksandar Kolarov's stunning free-kick handed Serbia a win in their opening World Cup Group E match against Costa Rica on Sunday.

Africa Still Behind Nigeria, Zambian Legend Tells Mikel

Former African footballer of the year Kalusha Bwalya has assured Nigeria that Africa is solidly behind them in spite of their 2-0 lose to Croatia in a Group D opener at the 2018 World Cup on Saturday.

Federer Wins 98th ATP Title In Stuttgart

Roger Federer has won his 98th ATP title with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) defeat of Milos Raonic in the Stuttgart Cup final on Sunday.
Maradona Apologizes For Smoking At W/Cup

Maradona Apologizes For Smoking At W/Cup

Argentine legend Diego Maradona has apologized for smoking during his country's 1-1 2018 World Cup draw with Iceland on Saturday.
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