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Soccer: Klopp salutes Sturridge stunner for Liverpool

30 Sep 2018

LONDON Daniel Sturridge has had little to celebrate over several injury blighted seasons at Liverpool, but with one deft swipe of his left boot on Saturday he rescued a last-gasp point at Chelsea and reminded his manager of his rare finishing prowess.

Soccer-Klopp salutes Sturridge stunner for Liverpool

29 Sep 2018

LONDON, Sept 29 Daniel Sturridge has had little to celebrate over several injury blighted seasons at Liverpool, but with one deft swipe of his left boot on Saturday he rescued a last-gasp point at Chelsea and reminded his manager of his rare finishing prowess.

West Ham survive League Cup scare, Cardiff knocked out

29 Aug 2018

LONDON West Ham United diced with a potentially embarrassing League Cup second round defeat by 10-man AFC Wimbledon on Tuesday before fighting back to win 3-1 against their third-tier opponents.

Confident England reach first World Cup semi-final in 28 years

08 Jul 2018

SAMARA, Russia England defied almost three decades of disappointment to move confidently into the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1990 as headers from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli downed a dogged but toothless Sweden 2-0 on Saturday. | Video

Kane's band of brothers battle-hardened after shootout scare

06 Jul 2018

SAMARA, Russia Having lived to fight another day after a nail-biting penalty shootout, England face Sweden in the World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday with thicker skins and vital experience in the bank, according to captain Harry Kane.

Soccer-Kane's band of brothers battle-hardened after shootout scare

06 Jul 2018

SAMARA, Russia, July 6 Having lived to fight another day after a nail-biting penalty shootout, England face Sweden in the World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday with thicker skins and vital experience in the bank, according to captain Harry Kane.

PREVIEW-Soccer-Fresh feel as Europe and South America resume World Cup combat

04 Jul 2018

SAMARA, Russia, July 4 Europe and South America will do battle again for soccer supremacy in the World Cup quarter-finals but with many of the usual combatants having already exited, there is a fresh feel to a line-up that promises a new or long-absent finalist.

Possession no longer the law for achieving World Cup success

03 Jul 2018

SAMARA, Russia When Spain won the World Cup in 2010 by guarding possession with near infinite zeal a new maxim was etched into football's text book of received wisdom - hog the ball and you win the match.

Neymar dazzles and disappoints as Brazil reach World Cup quarters

02 Jul 2018

SAMARA, Russia Neymar barged his way into the World Cup limelight with a goal, an assist and another helping of histrionics as Brazil roared into the quarter-finals with a 2-0 victory over Mexico on Monday.

Brazil has been playing knockouts since second game, says Silva

01 Jul 2018

SAMARA, Russia Brazil defender Thiago Silva said his team had effectively been playing knockout football since their second match at the World Cup, so it would be business as usual when they faced Mexico in the last 16 on Monday.

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