by | July 15, 2018 | 15:32

The Filipino legend was hit with a low blow to start the sixth, but it barely slowed him down as another powerful left uppercut in the seventh dropped Matthysse for a third time. Knock-out specialist Matthysse has finished 36 of his 39 wins inside the distance and took the vacant WBA belt after an eighth-round stoppage of Thailand's Teerachai Sithmorseng in January.

by | July 14, 2018 | 23:39

Kuldeep drew first blood as he dismissed Roy in the 11th over. The England Test skipper later scored a magnificent ton while David Willey also contributed with a quick-fire fifty . The visitors won the Twenty20 series 2-1. England may not have been flawless out there - a couple of sharp chances went to ground - but there were many highlights .

by | July 14, 2018 | 23:03

While Gareth Southgate and Martinez dismissed the suggestion they wanted to lose to finish second, both attracted criticism for fielding largely second-string teams . England had a great opportunity to even the score in the 70th minute with a chip past Thibaut Courtois , but Belgium's Toby Alderweireld flew into the picture to save the day.

by | July 13, 2018 | 11:44

Wilshere explained his decision to end his 17-year association with Arsenal was because he had been informed by new head coach Emery his playing time would be "significantly reduced". "To sign [a player] in the next month?" France youth global Guendouzi is Emery's fifth signing and follows Switzerland full back Stephan Lichtsteiner , Greece defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos , German keeper Bernd Leno and Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira .

by | July 13, 2018 | 10:52

Wilshere's career has been hobbled by injuries and he was willing to take a pay cut to stay at a club he had been with for 17 years but Wenger's departure left his fate in Emery's hands. "Jack is a player with excellent technical ability, combined with great energy and commitment, and has proven his quality both in the Premier League and at global level", he told the club's website .

by | July 13, 2018 | 10:44

Pogba can play knowing the Chelsea midfielder will be scurrying around filling any gaps behind him, sweeping the ball up and feeding him with a simple pass, allowing him to stride forward rather than being caught in an attack-nor-defense no-man's land in midfield.

by | July 13, 2018 | 09:44

The third-place match at the World Cup is often dismissed as a pointless way for Federation Internationale de Football Association to fill TV space with two teams who just want to go home. Even a late rendition of God Save the Queen failed to rally the 8,000-strong crowd at Castlefield Bowl at the start of extra time. It said: "The more I see, the more important it is that when 'attacking this tournament" we tell our own story.

by | July 11, 2018 | 12:01

Ronaldo agreed a four-year contract worth €30 million (about £26.5 million) a year with Juventus , which will be an increase on the €21 million annual salary that he earned in Spain. "Juventus want to win the Champions League , but not only that, to be recognised on the same level as the greatest clubs in the world", he told Sky Sport Italia .

by | July 11, 2018 | 11:50

These were short, simple passes that anyone could make, let alone your first-choice central midfielder in a World Cup quarter-final. You would do well to find any fan as excited as Ferdinand is for England's World Cup semi-final with Croatia on Wednesday evening.

by | July 11, 2018 | 08:50

The coolness displayed by the Real Madrid playmaker in the last-16 tie against the Danes was particularly impressive - having missed a penalty late in extra time, he still stepped up to score another spot-kick only a few minutes later. "I think they ( England ) have been fantastic, a breath of fresh air". Dalic, who enjoyed a solid but unspectacular career as a midfielder in Croatia , was given the national job a year ago after success as a coach in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab ...

by | July 11, 2018 | 00:09

In doing so, France handed Belgium their first loss of the tournament, and denied the Belgians their first ever trip to the World Cup final. I expect the teams to be evenly matched, giving viewers an exciting semi-final. They have real enthusiasm for these players, not only for the way they have played but also for the way they have conducted themselves. As the hysteria back home following Saturday's quarter-final win proves, so are the rest of us - and long may it continue, well, ...

by | July 09, 2018 | 07:33

A defence ministry official earlier told AFP six boys had "come out". There's been no shortage of warnings in recent days about how risky the rescue attempt is - not least the death of former Thai Navy Sgt. The boys have been trapped for more than two weeks in the cavern, as waters have been rising from the monsoon rains. "If, as we all hope, they are reunited with their families in the coming days and their health allows them to travel, Federation Internationale de Football ...

by | July 06, 2018 | 06:41

The Thai Navy SEALs shared a video of the players in the cave. It notes that the current round-trip time for the divers who have reached the boys is 11 hours. Mr Srisamu said: 'He used his knowledge of the cave to calculate where the group was mostly likely to be. He also thanked worldwide experts who helped find the boys.

by | July 06, 2018 | 06:25

England kicked Colombia out of the 2018 World Cup after a dramatic penalty shootout - and Diego Maradona , who was supporting Colombia- is outraged. 'The goalkeeper has no worldwide experience, I have not seen anyone win the World Cup who has been decisive in some moments, ' Wenger told beIN Sports before England faced Colombia .

by | July 06, 2018 | 05:04

Ronaldo lit up the early stages of the World Cup with a stunning hat trick against Spain and in total scored four goals in his four appearances in Russian Federation this summer. "Organization of the world Cup I was pleasantly surprised". Uruguay will seek to summon up all their famous defensive spirit in Friday's quarter-final against France to shackle the Europeans' lighting-fast teenage top-scorer Kylian Mbappe.

by | July 04, 2018 | 02:00

Earlier the tournament's leading scorer Harry Kane smashed in a 57th-minute penalty, his sixth goal at the finals in Russian Federation, and England looked to be through until Yerry Mina headed an equalizer in the third minute of stoppage time .

by | July 04, 2018 | 01:20

But if it anyone believed Johnson and Pelinka were done for the summer, they were sadly mistaken Monday, when ESPN was the first to report the Lakers dumped Randle and added Rondo. The four-time All-Star and three-time National Basketball Association assist leader will follow JaVale McGee , Lance Stephenson , Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and, of course, James among the Lakers' new recruits.

by | July 04, 2018 | 00:12

However, he has faced accusations of diving at this year's World Cup. The incident was clearly meant to wind Neymar up, and Layun was lucky to escape punishment. Former Germany striker Jurgen Klinsmann: "If you look at the whole game, how many fouls were there on Neymar? I need to help my team, I have to play I have to play".

by | July 02, 2018 | 10:37

After capping his brilliant stay in Spain with another title, the Slovenian guard heads the list of global players expected to be selected on Thursday, a teenager whose résumé is already more complete than even some of the most seasoned veterans.

by | July 02, 2018 | 10:28

We apologize that we did not play like world champions. "I don't know if it was the darkest day for German football, but it was definitely a very black one", Kroos told reporters. There was to be no happy ending against South Korea as the same flaws showed up time and again. Midfielder Miguel Layun said it's a place where El Tri can be proud to be after laying the groundwork for success by opening the tournament with a 1-0 win over Germany and following that up with a 2-1 triumph ...