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Al Jazira 1 - 2 Real Madrid: Bale spares Spanish blushes at Club World Cup

Posted Thursday, December 14, 2017 by Goal.com21 hits

Gareth Bale came off the bench to score a late winner as Real Madrid avoided embarrassment in a 2-1 victory over Al Jazira in the Club World Cup semi-finals. Bale, making just his second appearance since September, found the net with his first touch on a frustrating outing for Madrid, who dominated possession but struggled to find a way through. An inspired display by Al Jazira goalkeeper Al...Full Story »

Danny Graham sends Blackburn through to FA Cup third round

Posted Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by PA4 hits

Danny Graham's first-half strike booked Blackburn a third-round home date with Hull after they overcame League Two strugglers Crewe 1-0 at the second time of asking.With the game played 24 hours after it was originally scheduled due to a frozen pitch at Gresty Road on Tuesday, Graham scored the only goal of the game in the 24th minute.A Rovers side showing six changes from weekend League One du...Full Story »

Jayden Stockley earns Exeter FA Cup third-round date with West Brom

Posted Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by PA7 hits

Jayden Stockley headed an extra-time winner to earn Exeter a 2-1 win over Forest Green and an FA Cup third-round clash with West Brom.The Grecians looked to be heading out of the competition after Christian Doidge converted a 30th-minute penalty.The Welsh striker was pulled back by Jordan Moore-Taylor and rolled his spot-kick under Christy Pym for his 12th goal in 11 games.Exeter appeared to be...Full Story »

Peterborough topple Woking to set up FA Cup third-round trip to Aston Villa

Posted Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by PA9 hits

Peterborough will travel to Championship side Aston Villa in the third round of the FA Cup after defeating non-league Woking 5-2 in a replay.After a 1-1 draw in their first match, Michael Doughty and Jack Marriott gave the home side a 2-1 half-time lead following Inih Effiong's early opener.Matt Young equalised on 68 minutes, but Marriott fired in a minute later for the League One side before a...Full Story »

Zidane: We want to win the Club World Cup and then we have six months for the rest

Posted Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by Marca.com47 hits

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is not worried about the club's slow start to the season and said that after the Club World Cup there are six months to win the other trophies they have earmarked. Zidane's side are aiming to win their third trophy of the season at the Club World Cup having already picked up the European Super Cup and the Supercopa de Espana, and first up will be Al Jazira on...Full Story »

Sid Nelson back in Glovers squad for FA Cup clash

Posted Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by PA23 hits

Yeovil have on-loan Millwall defender Sid Nelson available for their FA Cup second-round replay against fellow Sky Bet League Two side Port Vale.Nelson returns to contention after serving a three-match ban for seeing red against Notts County on November 21.Ryan Dickson could return after missing Saturday's 2-0 defeat to Lincoln with a neck injury.But Rhys Browne (ankle) will definitely miss out...Full Story »

Carlisle to check on Danny Grainger ahead of FA Cup replay against Gillingham

Posted Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by PA14 hits

Carlisle captain Danny Grainger faces a race against time to be fit for the FA Cup second-round replay against Gillingham.The left-back was forced off in the second half of the 1-1 draw at Priestfield with a rib injury and missed the 3-3 draw against Newport at the weekend.Forwards Hallam Hope and Shaun Miller have been dropped to the bench in recent weeks and both are pushing for a start.Keith...Full Story »

Neymar reveals the surprise team he is 'happy' to avoid at World Cup

Posted Sunday, December 10, 2017 by thesportbible.com49 hits

Russia 2018 is just 189 days away and whilst we all hate international breaks, there is quite literally nothing better than the FIFA World Cup. But who's going to win? Gareth Southgate's England will be hoping for a better campaign after enduring a nightmare European Championship in 2016, with group games against Tunisia, Panama and Belgium in the pipe line. Another team who will be hoping t...Full Story »

Outrage after footie star shoves privates into Norwegian FA Cup after stripping down during celebrations

Posted Wednesday, December 06, 2017 by hits

A NORWEGIAN footballer has been accused of insulting Norway's royal family - after shoving his penis into the country's FA Cup. Defender Aleksander Melgalvis, 28, helped Lillestrom lift the King's Cup with a 3-2 win over Sarpsborg 08 on Sunday. However he got carried away at the team's post-match celebrations, stripping down to a pair of black socks. Melgalvis then further astonished onlooker...Full Story »

FA Cup draw: Liverpool to host Everton in third round as ties are confirmed

Posted Tuesday, December 05, 2017 by hits

The FA Cup third round draw has been completed The Premier League big guns have entered the historic tournament and join a host of upset hopefuls. A total of 64 clubs will compete across a packed weekend of cup action with the ties to be played around on the weekend of January 6. There’s a mouthwatering Merseyside derby to look forward to while rivals Brighton and Crystal Palace have al...Full Story »

Carlos Queiroz dares Iran to sack him as head coach after World Cup demands

Posted Monday, December 04, 2017 by ESPN74 hits

Carlos Queiroz has told football authorities in Iran to remove him from his role as the nation's head coach if they do not cede to his demands for more support for his team's Russia 2018 preparations. The demand came after the Iranians were drawn in Group B for next June's World Cup finals when they will meet Portugal, Spain and Morocco. Iran are one of a record five Asian nations to have ma...Full Story »

Former winners Coventry safely through to third round of FA Cup

Posted Sunday, December 03, 2017 by PA9 hits

A stunning strike from Marc McNulty helped Coventry to a comfortable 3-0 FA Cup victory against Boreham Wood.The National League outfit were playing in only their third second-round clash - their joint best run in the competition.A tasty third-round clash against a Premier League giant was high in the thoughts, with chairman Danny Hunter saying "I can picture how Coventry City will feel when we...Full Story »

Joss Labadie at the double to volley Newport into FA Cup third round

Posted Sunday, December 03, 2017 by PA7 hits

Newport are through to the third round of the FA Cup following a 2-0 victory over Cambridge thanks to a pair of volleys from Joss Labadie.The Exiles' captain caught Cambridge napping at a free-kick in the second minute to give Mike Flynn's men hope of getting their names in the hat for the draw.He was in the right place at the right time eight minutes before the final whistle to make sure they ...Full Story »

Bradford gain revenge for league defeat to progress in FA Cup

Posted Saturday, December 02, 2017 by PA5 hits

Bradford avenged a home league defeat by Plymouth three weeks earlier by booking their place in the FA Cup third round with a 3-1 win in the second round at Valley Parade.Visiting goalkeeper Luke McCormick, back in the side after three months out through injury, made a superb double save in the 21st minute to keep out goal-bound shots from Alex Gilliead and then Charlie Wyke.Jake Jervis, who sc...Full Story »

Five-star Stevenage ease past Swindon to reach FA Cup third round

Posted Saturday, December 02, 2017 by PA5 hits

Danny Newton scored a brace as Stevenage eased into the FA Cup third round following a convincing 5-2 victory over Swindon.Alex Samuel opened the scoring for the hosts with a composed finish in the 17th minute after Luke Wilkinson headed the ball into his path.Stevenage doubled their advantage five minutes later when Matty Godden coolly slotted into the bottom corner following a great through b...Full Story »

Stockley keeps Exeter FA Cup hopes alive after breathless finish at Forest Green

Posted Saturday, December 02, 2017 by PA6 hits

Jayden Stockley scored a dramatic equaliser deep into stoppage time after Exeter recovered from surrendering the lead in the final few minutes to earn a thrilling 3-3 draw at Forest Green.The Grecians had been 2-1 ahead until the 88th minute but two late goals looked to have given the hosts a dramatic victory, only for a Stockley header to force an FA Cup second-round replay.After a good early ...Full Story »

Slough wait on injury news ahead of Rochdale cup tie

Posted Monday, December 04, 2017 by PA46 hits

Slough will check on several players ahead of the FA Cup second-round tie against Rochdale on Monday.Striker Chris Flood has been troubled by a hamstring problem which saw him miss the FA Trophy fixture against Hendon, which the Rebels lost on penalties.Manny Williams could be back in contention to start after coming off the bench to score a late equaliser.Defender Alan Inns has been out with a...Full Story »

World Cup 2018 Draw: England to face Belgium, Portugal get Spain & the grop stage in full

Posted Saturday, December 02, 2017 by Goal.com212 hits

England have been drawn with Belgium in Group G for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The groupings for next year's competition were finally revealed on Friday during a ceremony in Moscow. And the big news for the Three Lions is their meeting with the likes of Kevin de Bruyne, Romelu Lukaku and Thibaut Courtois in the first round. Gareth Southgate's men have also been paired with Tunisia and P...Full Story »

Shrews hoping to tame Shrimps in FA Cup

Posted Saturday, December 02, 2017 by PA19 hits

Shrewsbury boss Paul Hurst will field a strong side for the FA Cup second-round visit of Morecambe.The Shrews have lost four of their last six games, having previously been unbeaten, and have dropped off the top of Sky Bet League One.Junior Brown is out for the season with the serious knee injury he sustained in October's game against Fleetwood.Skipper Abu Ogogo is definitely unavailable as he ...Full Story »

World Cup draw provides welcome distraction for Russia

Posted Friday, December 01, 2017 by Marca.com87 hits

Russia will host the 2018 World Cup draw on Friday, the glittering ceremony providing a welcome distraction to the unrelenting diet of doping and corruption news that has sullied the nation's sporting reputation in recent years. The draw ceremony gives Russia the chance to showcase the cities and stadiums that will host the 32 teams next June and July. Former England striker Gary Lineker, the...Full Story »

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