• Late Kane goal takes lacklustre England to World Cup

    Late Kane goal takes lacklustre England to World Cup

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    He's improved and is maturing all the time as well". Drafted into the squad to take Delph's place, 21-year-old Spurs midfielder Harry Winks will hope to get his first taste of senior global football. Southgate's predecessor Roy Hodgson voiced reservations over Kane being given the England captaincy, expressing concern that the added responsibility could act as an unnecessary burden for such a prodigious goalscorer.
  • Catalan police chief in Madrid court in 'sedition' probe

    Catalan police chief in Madrid court in 'sedition' probe

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    The worldwide credit rating agency Standard & Poors (S&P) said it may downgrade the sovereign debt rating of Catalonia in the next three months as tensions with Madrid escalate over the region's push for independence. The Spanish government will approve a decree on Friday making it easier for companies to transfer their legal base out of Catalonia, two sources said, a move that could deal a serious blow to the region's finances as it considers independence.
  • Hosts India to make FIFA World Cup debut in Under-17 tournament

    Hosts India to make FIFA World Cup debut in Under-17 tournament

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    Having won the tournament on two occasions in 1991 and 1995, Ghana are looking to redeem their image at the world stage when they line up against the Colombians in an expected tough clash at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi . "As we are playing in such a big competition for the first time, huge problem for the national team is competitive experience". India , who qualified automatically for the event as hosts, will have a chance to surprise the world and test their standing in ...
  • Barcelona Match Played Behind Closed Doors After Vote Clashes

    Barcelona Match Played Behind Closed Doors After Vote Clashes

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    Barcelona's revered football club played a tense match behind closed doors on Sunday as Catalonia's disputed independence referendum descended into violence. Both Las Palmas and Barcelona published their starting lineups for the game, with the announcement that the game would go ahead without supporters coming 25 minutes before kickoff.
  • Mourinho: I'm a 'better coach' at United than anywhere else

    Mourinho: I'm a 'better coach' at United than anywhere else

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    They were sixth just two months later. " They've got (Nemanja) Matic in there (now), they've got a more dynamic striker in (Romelu) Lukaku, who obviously hasn't got the quality of (Zlatan) Ibrahimovic ". Lindelof said tough competition for places is the norm at Old Trafford and added that he was ready to be patient to play in the Premier League. Manchester United forward Anthony Martial has been one of the Red Devils star performers this season, excelling even with limited minutes.
  • Jupp Heynckes appointed Bayern Munich boss for a fourth time

    Jupp Heynckes appointed Bayern Munich boss for a fourth time

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    Ancelotti was sacked last month following a 3-0 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League. Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge told the club's official website on the appointment of Heynckes: "There is a great deal of trust between Jupp Heynckes and Bayern".
  • India, EU agree to strengthen cooperation to fight terror

    India, EU agree to strengthen cooperation to fight terror

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    Officials from Brussels have given their support to sealing a free trade deal with one of the world's fastest-growing economies at the14th EU-India Summit in New Delhi. "India has to agree to highest standards of data". If Indias standards of data protection are converging with those of the European Union, the European Union will be in a position to recognise the adequacy of Indias goods, Juncker said.
  • Brazil players need oxygen after World Cup qualifier in Bolivia

    Brazil players need oxygen after World Cup qualifier in Bolivia

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    They've been in much better form since 2017 started, including huge wins over Argentina and Chile , but it was too little, too late for their qualification dreams. And he could not resist the chance to rub shoulders with the likes of Neymar and Co by putting himself at the centre of the pre-match snap. Moreno played for Brazil Under-18s but has since won 63 caps for the country of his birth.
  • Iniesta signs new 'lifetime' Barcelona contract to end speculation surrounding his future

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    The midfielder, 33, has made 639 appearances for Barcelona , a number only surpassed by Xavi's club record of 767. He is the club's second all-time leading appearance maker behind Xavi Hernandez, playing 633 games and scoring 54 goals. Iniesta has been a massive part of the Barca team that has been called by many as the best of all-time. He will give a news conference at the club's Nou Camp Stadium later on Friday alongside president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
  • PCB announces squad for upcoming five ODI series against Sri Lanka

    PCB announces squad for upcoming five ODI series against Sri Lanka

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    Pakistan: Shan Masood, Sami Aslam, Azhar Ali , Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Sarfraz Ahmed (capt, wk), Mohammad Amir, Yasir Shah , Mohammad Abbas , Wahab Riaz. Lasith Malinga has been omitted from Sri Lanka's squad for the Pakistan ODIs, while Angelo Mathews is again unavailable through injury. The Dubai Test will begin shortly, and it will be the second day-night Test at the same venue .
  • Socceroos date with US looms in do-or-die playoffs

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    No supercomputer necessary, for they will have secured passage to the 2018 tournament in Russian Federation. "It's an important game, but we've been here before", Altidore said. Obviously, you get to the end, and our margin for error is virtually gone". The USMNT have an 11-1-6 (W-L-D) all-time record against Panama heading into Friday's match, which reflects their superior quality.