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Off-centre Museum of London 'target' Southgate's waistcoat 1 hour ago

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What's more, a quick browse on the World Cup collection section on the official M&S website , where the Southgate-style waistcoat is priced at £65, shows that it's only available in XXL online. William's brother the Duke of Sussex also backed Gareth Southgate's men ahead of England's biggest night of football in 28 years. "Croatia deserve respect, they've got some wonderful players". Read More »

England cop $70,000 fine after World Cup loss

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On Sunday they will play the biggest match of their lives against a France side bursting with youth and vigour. England's keeper Jordan Pickford made a brilliant save in stoppage time of the first half of extra time, appearing to injure Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic in the process. Read More »

How Scottish Twitter reacted to England's World Cup exit

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Though they needed penalty shootouts to defeat Denmark and Russian Federation, as well as extra time to knock off England , No. 20-ranked Croatia is the only country left to have won every match at this World Cup . "We are better than England ". He played the game with great maturity. "No country on earth would call that anything other than improvement". Kane is the tournament's top scorer on six goals, two ahead of Lukaku. Read More »

Trump stokes Britain's Brexit turmoil at start of visit

London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who signed off on the so-called "baby Trump" blimp , defended the decision Thursday, arguing the protests were not anti-American but emblematic of free speech. Many Britons are opposed to Trump's trip which is not the full state visit he was originally promised with the pomp and ceremony that entails. They are scheduled to spend Thursday night at the US Ambassador's home Winfield House, which is in Regent's Park. Read More »

Pogba dedicates France semi win to rescued Thai boys

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Samuel Umtiti's 51st-minute header at St Petersburg Stadium sent the French into the final, where they will be seeking their second win since 1998 - when Deschamps captained them on home soil. "We are happy, but there is still one more step to take". "This squad doesn't have those type of players, they are all of a similar level". They were quite tough and obviously Mbappe has great quality. Read More »

Liverpool Expect To Sign Xherdan Shaqiri In Next Two Weeks

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A product of the Basel youth system, Shaqiri has spent the last three seasons at the Brittania, coming over from Inter for a then-club record £12 million. The Switzerland worldwide is keen to leave Stoke after their relegation from the Premier League and is reported to have a release clause in his contract, although the exact details of that remain unknown. Read More »

Wimbledon: Kerber defeats Kasatkina, sails to semi-finals

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After their most recent meeting, in the French Open's third round last month, Williams pulled out of that tournament, citing a chest muscle injury that made it too painful to serve. Kerber cruised to a 6-3 first-set win but Kasatkina upped her game in the second and blossomed as the match grew older. Still, Kerber had some trouble closing things out. Read More »

Everything you need to know about World Cup finalists France

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Their Semi Final opponents and neighbours France have Emmanuel Macron as president - a former Socialist Party minister who launched his own party, which he describes politically as "neither left nor right". The bracket contains all teams within all eight groups and how they place into the round of 16 in the knockout stage. England take on Croatia on Wednesday in Moscow in another match in which the shifting sands of tournament play now make it hard to pick a clear favourite. Read More »

King, Queen of Belgium, Macron to attend World Cup semi-final

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It was viewed by many observers as a breakout display at Russian Federation 2018 for the Manchester City star, but Martinez feels his efforts when stationed deeper alongside Witsel during Belgium's earlier games were also pivotal. "We just hope he doesn't beat us in this semi-final". "What we didn't have was an worldwide who has the knowledge of winning a World Cup, of being a footballer expected to perform in the eyes of the world and how it feels". Read More »

Celtics fan is remembered at funeral just as he lived

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So much so, that his family wanted to remember him that way at his wake on Sunday. He also donned socks brandishing the likeness of Kyrie Irving, the Celtics player that wears the number 11 shirt, the same that Matthews wore. The realistic tribute to Matthews also came with the teenager surrounded by some of his favorite snacks, including cereal, Doritos, zebra cakes, and a root beer. Read More »

Federer impresses Tendulkar with cricket skills at Wimbledon

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Three-time champion Novak Djokovic , seeded a lowly 12 this year, can make his 10th Wimbledon quarterfinal if he defeats unseeded Karen Khachanov , the world No. I remember because the court was, like, there was no grass any more. "Certainly this tournament, since that long match, has sort of been a house of horrors for me", Isner said. Read More »

England dreaming but Croatia set to provide biggest SWC test

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Prediction: Worn down after two straight penalty shoot-out wins, Croatia eventually fall victim to yet another set-piece goal from England . And a young, likeable side with an eminently sensible and humble manager in Southgate have captured the hearts of a nation. Read More »

England fans destroy IKEA store after beating Sweden

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They've got a lot of quality. So how are the team feeling as they prepare to play Croatia on Wednesday? It was important we had belief in the gameplan, played the way we want to play and how we know we can play, dominated possession, but be patient as well. Read More »

Houston Rockets Determined To Sign Carmelo Anthony

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Tim MacMahon of ESPN reported an update on the negotiations between the Rockets and Capela, who's a restricted free agent. Wojnarowski added Carmelo is "determined" to sign with Houston once he hits free agency. The Rockets also have similar vehicles to sign Anthony. Anthony opted into the final year of his near $28m deal last month, contributing to a dangerously-inflated payroll that now sits at around $310m in OKC. Read More »

Wimbledon 2018 -- Serena Williams reaches Wimbledon semifinals

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After a series of upsets in the women's singles tournament at Wimbledon , all of the top-10 seeds from the women's draw have been eliminated. In the last men's quarterfinal, which was suspended because of darkness after the third set Monday night, 2009 US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro defeated Gilles Simon of France, 7-6 (7-1), 7-6 (7-5), 5-7, 7-6 (7-5). Read More »

What World Cup games can I watch today? The first semi-final

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Both sides will be on cloud nine after their previous victories, so this one is poised to be a clash of epic proportions. Belgium has finally lived up to the hype surrounding them! Didier Deschamps side ground out narrow victories against Australia and Peru before playing out a boring 0-0 draw with Denmark - the only goalless draw of the tournament thus far. Read More »

Real Madrid to sign Harry Kane to replace Ronaldo

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Buffon, who made more than 600 appearances for the Turin side, has stated that he would not be surprised if the Portuguese makes his way to Italy, and thinks it would be good for the Bianconeri's fans. "It is confirmation of how much Juventus , with (chairman) Andrea Agnelli and his family, can adapt to the times and even anticipate them". Mendes has previously insisted Ronaldo would be "eternally grateful" to Madrid if he decides to leave the club this summer. Read More »

Rain adds urgency to rescue of last five trapped in Thai cave

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Four boys were rescued from the underground caves on Sunday, bringing the total number of recovered children to eight. But although the eight were rescued, there were concerns they may have contracted an illness while in the cave. The leaders overseeing the desperate and risky rescue of 12 young soccer players and their coach from a flooded cave labyrinth in northern Thailand were only half joking when they quipped that success was in the hands of the rain god Phra Pirun. Read More »

England monitoring Jordan Henderson and Jamie Vardy ahead of World Cup semifinal

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Croatia manager Zlatko Dalić on England: "We believe in our strengths". Harry Kane looked tired at the end of Saturday's game, and Jordan Henderson was taken off as a precaution. The Three Lions have scored eight goals from such scenarios, more than any other side, and will take confidence knowing Russian Federation found the net in the same fashion. Read More »

World Cup Star Pays for Hometown's Entire Bar Tab

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Robbie Williams, who flipped haters the middle finger durng his performance at the World Cup opening ceremony in Moscow last month, gave England's team a thumbs up after they beat Sweden and advanced to the semi-finals. The 31-year-old Lloris describes the Belgium lineup as "quite simply, the most complete side in the tournament, in all aspects of the game". Barcelona midfielder Rakitic scored the decisive spot-kick as Croatia beat Russian Federation 4-3 on penalties after a dramatic ... Read More »

Mexico star Guardado hits back at Neymar with taunt over Brazil's exit

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Harry Kane of England runs with the ball away from Sebastian Larsson of Sweden during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Quarter Final match between Sweden and England at Samara Arena on July 7, 2018 in Samara, Russia. France have always been a footballing stronghold but as we have seen in this World Cup , reputation precedes determination. He has good players around him, but we have those too. Read More »

Beckham photoshops Ibrahimovic after World Cup bet win

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The win sends us through and that's the main thing", Maguire said. As of Friday, Fifa ticket sales for the game stood at 32,000, meaning there were almost 10,000 unsold tickets, which was said to be normal for the Samara Arena. "It was a little bit sloppy at the end of the second half, we felt it was a bit too open". "It was a hard game, Sweden made it tough - long balls, different to what we have faced so far". Read More »

Neymar Breaks His Silence On Brazil’s World Cup Exit

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He's helped me from when I arrived in England, we have a very special and close relationship. Though Brazil has yet to hit the heights on the attacking front, it and Uruguay have been the meanest defences in the competition, conceding just one goal apiece in four matches. Read More »