by | June 24, 2018 | 12:45

Check out the brand new daily JOE World Cup Minipod hosted by Dion Fanning and Paddy McKenna featuring Croatian dark horses, Argentinian dopes and BIG Bobby Firmino needs to play. He was fantastic, scored two goals. Should England beat Panama on Sunday then Gareth Southgate's men and Belgium will fight it out on June 28 to determine who tops Group G and who finishes second.

by | June 24, 2018 | 10:35

This is probably the heaviest conclusion that I've experienced in my career". Kroos also took the blame for allowing Sweden to take the lead in the 32nd minute, as he gave the ball away and then was marking Ola Toivonen on the counter-attack but allowed the Sweden forward to run in behind him to score.

by | June 24, 2018 | 10:20

Dele Alli has returned to training after picking up a thigh injury in Monday's opening game in Volgograd, but is set to miss the 13:00 BST kick-off on Sunday. "As a starting XI we are very organised and tactical". TSN soccer analyst Terry Dunfield said he thinks the English side could be primed to break out in a big way Sunday if they can keep the pressure and pace on Panama .

by | June 24, 2018 | 09:46

The 76ers also received Miami's 2021 first-round pick for Bridges, which Phoenix originally acquired in the deal for Goran Dragic. But the Suns are tired of stockpiling assets. Ayton is a generational talent. Ayton said he wants "to be the best person on and off the court". Regardless of whatever additional moves the Suns make this offseason, a playoff berth in 2018-19 will be an uphill climb.

by | June 24, 2018 | 09:38

Earlier, Mexico coach Juan Carlos Orosio has made only one change to his lineup for the World Cup game against South Korea , keeping faith with players who combined to beat Germany in their Group F opener. Mexico entered the match having lost just two of their last 18 World Cup group-stage matches, but having failed to win back-to-back games in the finals of the competition since 2002.

by | June 23, 2018 | 17:43

A huge roar goes out from the Belgium supporters as their national anthem is been sung, we are minutes away from the kick-off. The goal means Lukaku became only the fifth Belgium player to score in back-to-back World Cup matches, with Marc Wilmots the last to do it when he scored in every group-stage game in 2002.

by | June 23, 2018 | 15:12

According to ESPN's Chris Haynes , Howard and the Nets have agreed to enter into buyout talks for his $23.8 million expiring contract. For the Nets, acquiring Howard was about unloading the contract of Timofey Mozgov to become a free agent destination with cap space in 2019.

by | June 23, 2018 | 15:03

Portugal´s forward Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group B football match between Portugal and Morocco at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 20, 2018. The 48-year-old hailed Messi's class when talking about the World Cup to EnergyBet and referenced his ongoing battle with Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo.

by | June 23, 2018 | 14:41

The Chelsea midfielder, who shone on loan this season at Crystal Palace , was one of the positives from England's World Cup opener , even though he only played the last 10 minutes. He was feeling a little bit of an issue just before half-time. The England boss leapt into the air enthusiastically following Harry Kane's injury-time victor against Tunisia on Monday and joked: "I might not be celebrating any goals as athletically in future!" "He had a half chance with a lovely ball ...

by | June 23, 2018 | 11:47

Speaking to the Daily Telegraph , Loftus Cheek revealed that all he wants to do is play football on a regular basis, "I want to play, I want to play as much as I can". Loftus-Cheek came off the bench in England's 2-1 win over Tunisia and could be handed a starting berth against Panama on Sunday if Dele Alli fails to recover from a thigh strain .

by | June 23, 2018 | 10:03

However, he could have an option to turn to in the CFL . Owens had a brief spell with the Allen Wranglers of the Indoor Football League in 2012, which is the last time he's been part of a competitive league. Nonetheless, Ledbetter said he expects Jones to be present when training camp starts. There is no questioning the 2018 Hall of Fame inductee's resume from a production standpoint considering he was a six-time Pro Bowler and five-time first-team All-Pro selection who is all over the ...

by | June 23, 2018 | 09:15

They will be great match-ups. The Champions Cup, back under the title sponsorship of Heineken , includes both the 2017/8 European winners Leinster and Cardiff Blues. Saracens, who regained the Premiership title last month by beating Exeter at Twickenhan, have been drawn with Glasgow, Lyon and European Challenge Cup holders Cardiff Blues.

by | June 23, 2018 | 06:42

Picking up the ball on the left hand side of the Iceland penalty area in the 75th minute, Musa outran his defender, mazed his way past goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson and picked his spot in the Iceland goal. As the debate has raged over what Lionel Messi's poor performances in Russian Federation mean for his status as arguably the greatest ever to play the game, some suggested two-goal hero Musa - who now has four World Cup goals to his name in total after bagging two in Brazil four ...

by | June 23, 2018 | 04:27

However, Coutinho's 91st-minute strike rescued the Selacao an important victory which puts them top of the group, and Neymar soon struck to consign Costa Rica to elimination. Marcelo had looked most likely to make something happen for Brazil but found Keylor Navas equal to his low drive five minutes from the break, the Real Madrid goalkeeper stooping to halt the game's first shot on target from his clubmate.

by | June 23, 2018 | 04:01

Before the increase in winning bonus was announced by the Sports Minister, an energy company and one of the major sponsors of the Super Eagles , Aiteo group had also promised them a cash bonus. If they win and Nigeria draws, Iceland has to make up the goal differential, which means beating Croatia by at least two goals (their current deficit in differential).

by | June 23, 2018 | 03:05

Brooks Koepka was practically the last name on anyone's lips at the 118th US Open on Thursday, but that didn't matter when he hoisted the trophy for a second straight year on Sunday. Fleetwood missed a short birdie putt at the last which would have given him the outright US Open record of 62. Starting the day six shots off the lead, Fleetwood made the ideal start with four birdies in his first seven holes before dropping a shot on the ninth after missing the green with his approach.

by | June 23, 2018 | 02:32

Gareth Southgate was hailed for "playing a blinder" ahead of England's World Cup opener with Tunisia , as the afterglow of a notionally happy squad and not-quite-as-adversarial-and-vituperative-media was directed his way. Kyle Walker said Holland apologised to the players on Friday for revealing the list. The England boss also appeared unhappy with the eagerness with which English media outlets have recently pounced on apparent team leaks.

by | June 23, 2018 | 02:29

Switzerland came out with an impressive draw against Brazil and will look to keep the momentum going against Serbia. The second game of the evening is one that the Argentines will be watching with special interest - as Iceland face Nigeria in the fourth game of Group D at the Volgograd Arena, with Lionel Messi's team hanging by a thread at the moment and their fate in this tournament depending on the outcome of the remaining games.

by | June 23, 2018 | 02:24

Egypt's talisman Mohamed Salah then converted a penalty after being fouled himself, but it was only a consolation. In the previous three meetings between the two sides, Japan has failed to defeat Colombia as the former lost twice while they settled with draws in the remaining game.

by | June 23, 2018 | 02:05

Lakers will send Philly its 2019 second round pick via Bulls and cash. Kawhi Leonard is reportedly unhappy in San Antonio, opening up a whirlwind of trade speculation around the 2014 NBA Finals MVP. Unless, they can get other superstars to join the squad. If one of LeBron's best friends realizes that LBJ wants to play for the Lakers, maybe the rest of us should as well.