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Manchester United 'confident' of landing Chelsea's Willian

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The Sun says United believe they will land Willian now Brazil are out of the World Cup . "You'd need to replace them with world-class stars and that will cost a lot of money". Red Devils manager Jose Mourinho maintains an interest in reuniting with Willian , whom he managed previously while in charge at Chelsea , but Barca have the edge as the playmaker is "determined" to play alongside Lionel Messi , per Mundo Deportivo (via the Mirror's Thomas Bristow ). Read More »

Vettel edges Hamilton to win British Grand Prix

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The safety auto was then deployed for a big crash, which ended Marcus Ericsson's race. He was soon up to 16th and by lap nine he was eighth, but some distance from Vettel, who led Bottas by six seconds on lap 12. But the headlines belong to Vettel, who suffered a neck injury during practice on Saturday and was forced to wear supportive tape during the race, but came through for his fourth win of the season. Read More »

Croatia defender Vida won’t miss semifinal after video taunt

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As reported, on July 7, Croatia defeated Russian Federation in the World Cup 2018 quarterfinals in a penalty series. Japan scored two against them in the round of 16 only to concede a third in the last minute; how Brazil didn't score two - or more - in their quarterfinal we'll never know. Read More »

Lucas Torreira: Arsenal set to complete signing of Uruguay midfielder

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The Gunners have already completed three signings - Lichsteiner, Leno and Sokratis , improving the backline. And finally, Jack Wilshere has held talks with West Ham United about a potential move to the club, Sky sources understand. In his six seasons in England, N'zonzi made 216 appearances but failed to lift trophies in the period. His performances in the tournament were rewarded with a spot in the Squad of the Season. Read More »

Willian Warns Hazard Ahead of Brazil-Belgium Battle

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For this Belgium team to ever make good on its potential, the great hurdle to overcome wasn't physical. "We are leaving the World Cup with sadness", said Brazil skipper Miranda. "I probably shouldn't say this right now, but I'm gonna say it because Kawhi's about to be out of there, I think". "I helped Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne and explained to them how they should stand and what to do, explaining once was enough, we did the job perfectly, we won deservedly. Read More »

Longtime Spur Parker to sign with Hornets

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Still, even though it makes sense why the Spurs have moved on, it's going to be unusual to see Parker in a uniform other than the black and white of the Spurs. He returned to the court on November 27 last season after 208 days. According to Wojnarowski, Leonard was upset with Parker's comments about Leonard's injury, where he missed most of last season coping with a quad injury. Read More »

Rodriguez misses out for Colombia, Alli back for England

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Colombian keeper David Ospina saved Jordan Henderson's effort, but Jordan Pickford turned away Carlos Bacca's attempt after Manuel Uribe hit the bar. England , however, had booked their knockout stage spot after two victories in their first two group matches, resting several players in their final group loss to Belgium. Read More »

Serena Hits The Second Round On Wimbledon Return

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Venus Williams , a five-time champion and runner-up a year ago, made the next round with a 6-7 (3/7), 6-2, 6-1 win against Johanna Larsson of Sweden. "I feel like equality, that's all I've been preaching, it's all about equality", Williams continued. But there seemed to be just as much commentary about what Williams was wearing as her killer serves. Read More »

Bentancur calms Cavani injury fears after worrying photos emerge

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Deprived of the chance to play at this stage of the last World Cup after being suspended for his infamous bite on Italy's Giorgio Chiellini, Suarez will lead the Uruguay line at the Fisht Stadium alongside Edinson Cavani . His best performance was against Spain; three goals and an nearly flawless game, with 94 percent pass completion. Uruguay will seek to summon up all their famous defensive spirit in Friday's quarter-final against France to shackle the Europeans' lighting-fast ... Read More »

Thai boys healthy as rescue plans formed

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He warns, however, that the rescue attempt is far from over. "So it's a really quite a strenuous environment to be in". There are several air pockets along the way, but the total length of flooded passage is in the region of a kilometer (.6 miles) long. Read More »

Gareth Southgate: England's end to penalty jinx deserved

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England face Sweden on Saturday in the World Cup quarter finals, knowing they are 90 minutes away from being in the last four of the competition. "But I understand why Gareth did it, it's the first thought at the time that you've got to defend and hang onto what you've got, but I thought besides that England were very composed". Read More »

A guide to the quarter-final ties

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Neymar reacts after falling on the pitch in the match between Brazil and Mexico at World Cup 2018. Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes either France , Brazil or England will win the World Cup this summer. Moscow will open a new fan area in the capital ahead of Russia's World Cup quarterfinal against Croatia, local officials said on Thursday citing heavy demand from football fans. Read More »

Stipe Miocic Sounds Off On LeBron James Ditching Cleveland, Signing With Lakers

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With LeBron James finally confirmed to join the Los Angeles Lakers , it would be easy to accuse him of having "gone Hollywood". Los Angeles has reportedly been in discussions with the Spurs about trading for Kawhi Leonard , but San Antonio is thought by some to be uninterested in Ball, quite possibly because of the circus-like atmosphere his father creates with his brash commentary. Read More »

Dwight Howard joining Wizards on one-year deal

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Phil Murphy, (D-N.J.), to imposing a tax on corporations and the wealthy in New Jersey. "As trade talks have unfolded, Kawhi Leonard's focus is unchanged: He wants to be a Laker", ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted after James' move to California was announced. Read More »

Clever tyre management key to win - Verstappen

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Verstappen was propelled into the lead of the race as drama unfolded in front, with Valtteri Bottas retiring and Mercedes failing to pit Lewis Hamilton under the ensuing Virtual Safety Car period. Neither of the Red Bulls finished in Bahrain and Azerbaijan, while Mercedes had a double retirement in Austria that ended Hamilton's record run of 33 successive races in the points. Read More »

Colombia ambassador 'sad' over Sun headline ahead of England World Cup clash

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Chris Dowse, 39, who lives on the Kirby Estate in Bermondsey, south London, said television crews would descend on the place, which has been covered with hundreds of St George's Cross flags as well as a few Colombian tricolours. Instead, it turned out to be the save of the tournament, as Jordan Pickford - England's youngest tournament goalkeeper - flew across the goal , stretching out his left hand to tip the ball out for a corner. Read More »

Uruguay vs Portugal Player Ratings: Cavani brace smash Ronaldo’s hopes

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This is a World Cup , of course we're all defending and working for our national teams. Cristiano Ronaldo says it is not the time to talk about his future after Portugal's last 16 exit in the World Cup . And against Uruguay , they managed 61 per cent ball possession, played more than double the number of passes of their opponent, and with a much better pass accuracy. Read More »

Pickford replies Courtois comment with a stunning save

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England has reacted emphatically to the Three Lions' knockout win over Colombia in the FIFA World Cup in the early hours of this morning (local times). "I don't care if I'm not the biggest keeper because it's about being there in the moment and making the save, and I was", he said after the clash. "To get knocked down at the end like we did with that goal in added time, it's hard to come back from that but we were ready for that". Read More »

Is Cristiano Ronaldo On HIs Way To Juve?

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Indeed, it's been suggested Real are prepared to sell Ronaldo for €120m. Reports in the Spanish press emerged this week suggesting that the Portugal worldwide is on his way to Juve in a £106m deal. Juventus now appear ready to welcome Ronaldo to Turin with welcome arms. He moved to Manchester United in 2003 before signing on with Madrid in 2009. Read More »

Ronaldo to Juventus: Come and get me

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Despite seemingly backtracking on his claims a few days later, reports have continued to float around - reports linking him with an exit from Madrid and with moves to various top European clubs. It's an effective way of forcing Madrid into offering him a new and improved contract regularly, especially if Ronaldo has played a big part in winning the Champions League that season. Read More »

Full time: Senegal 0 Colombia 1 - SENEGAL OUT ON FAIR PLAY POINTS

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After getting the crucial opening goal as Poland were pushed out of the tournament in the second group game, the 6ft 5in monster rose to plant an unstoppable header past brilliant Senegal stopper Khadim N'Diaye and haul his team into the knockout rounds when it very much looked like James Rodriguez's early exit may have led to the nation leaving Russian Federation early too. Read More »

Roger Federer breezes past Lajovic in straight sets in Wimbledon first round

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Nike had sponsored Federer for the past decade and was on his body for all 20 of his career Grand Slams. Federer wore Nike shoes for the Wimbledon opener, and may continue to because Uniqlo doesn't make tennis shoes. His best wins, notably over Novak Djokovic in Madrid and Grigor Dimitrov in Melbourne, have revealed the tigerish heart under the mousy exterior. "The RF logo is with Nike, but it will come to me at some point". Read More »

Australia's Aaron Finch breaks his own T20I high score record

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Finch's 172 left him three short of Chris Gayle's highest-ever T20 innings which he made for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League five years ago, against a Pune Warriors side captained by Finch. He and opening partner D'Arcy Short's stand of 223 was the highest-ever global T20 partnership, with Short very much the silent partner with a 42-ball 46. Read More »

Mexico eliminated from World Cup with loss to Brazil

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It was the seventh World Cup running that Brazil have reached the last eight, where they will now face Belgium or Japan, while Mexico have not made it to that stage since they hosted the tournament in 1986. Midfielder Herrera is one of a number of Mexican players who were in the team that beat a Brazil side containing Neymar and Silva in the final to win gold at the 2012 Olympics. Read More »

All eyes on James Rodriguez for Colombia's clash with England

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England is well rested entering this match after fielding several reserve players in the 1-0 loss to Belgium to close out the group stage. England chase their first win in a tournament knockout match for 12 years on Tuesday as they face Colombia after the Soccer World Cup draw opened up invitingly for Harry Kane's team. Read More »