Rooney: Everton made it clear they wanted me to leave

Wayne Rooney has revealed that Everton “made it clear” they wanted him to leave the club before his move to DC United last month. Rooney returned to Goodison Park last…

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Lazio snap up Acerbi from Sassuolo

Lazio have signed defender Francesco Acerbi on a five-year contract from Serie A rivals Sassuolo. The Biancocelesti announced the completion of the deal on Wednesday, with the centre-back joining for…

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Kane is more than a goalscorer – Marta

England captain Harry Kane does far more than just score goals, according to Brazil icon Marta. Kane is the highest scoring player at the World Cup with six strikes to…

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Ronaldo enjoys holiday amid Juventus links

Cristiano Ronaldo’s future may be unclear, but the superstar forward is enjoying a well-deserved holiday. The Real Madrid star, 33, is reportedly nearing a stunning move to Serie A champions…

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Vermaelen wary of Mbappe threat

Thomas Vermaelen picked out Kylian Mbappe as the major threat to Belgium’s chances of making their first appearance at a World Cup final, saying the 19-year-old forward can “decide every…

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Rivaldo urges Brazil to ‘think about 2022’

Brazil need to start thinking about Qatar 2022 after their World Cup exit at the hands of Belgium, according to 2002 winner Rivaldo. A Fernandinho own goal and a superb strike…

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Courtois clears up Pickford comments

Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois insists his highly publicised recent comments on Jordan Pickford were not meant to belittle England’s number one. Pickford defended his ability after letting in an Adnan Januzaj…

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Danilo out of World Cup due to ankle injury

Brazil defender Danilo has been ruled out for the rest of the World Cup due to an ankle injury. The Manchester City full-back featured just once for Tite’s men in…

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Sweden will stick to their strengths against England – Granqvist

Andreas Granqvist vowed that Sweden will not alter the way they play heading into their World Cup quarter-final with England. Janne Andersson’s side have had less possession than their opponents…

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Colombia 1 England 1 (aet, 3-4 on penalties): Dier seals shoot-out glory for Three Lions

Eric Dier scored the decisive spot-kick as England won a World Cup penalty shoot-out for the first time, edging past Colombia 4-3 to set up a quarter-final against Sweden. Harry…

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BREAKING NEWS: Real Madrid deny making Neymar offer

Real Madrid have issued a strong denial after reports in Spain claimed a world-record offer has been made to Paris Saint-Germain to buy Neymar. The Brazil superstar has been linked…

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Emotional Ronaldo thanks Portugal fans amid future speculation

Cristiano Ronaldo has thanked Portugal fans for their support at the World Cup, but is yet to confirm whether he will play on for his country. Ronaldo was powerless to…

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