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Is It a French Football Fiesta This Season?

Is It a French Football Fiesta This Season?

The football world was sent into chaos this year when France came out tops in the FIFA World Cup. You can’t argue that the team brought its A-Game this year – the statistics speak for themselves. Amongst the top teams, it also had the dubious honour of getting the highest number of yellow cards, but overall, it proved that it had mastered the art of fancy footwork. If you want more information on the full statistics, the infographic bellow by bettingsites.me.uk will fill in the other details. While all the players did an excellent job, it was clear that Kylian Mbappe …

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Kylian Mbappe is starting his bid for the best player in the world after making the cover of Time magazine

Kylian Mbappe is starting his bid for the best player in the world after making the cover of Time magazine

The world outside European football lovers is starting to take notice of one of the most exciting young players right now. This 19-year-old made it to the cover of American weekly issue of Time magazine and the spotlight shines brightly on him as France faces Germany tonight in the UEFA Nations League. Germany took a severe beating on Saturday night in a 3:0 loss to the Netherlands and they face even a tougher task tonight. Stade de France may witness another great moment from Kylian Mbappe. His recent feat of scoring four goals in 13 minutes should be on the …

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FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 – Netherlands and Switzerland

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 – Netherlands and Switzerland

  Play-off semis sees Netherlands and Switzerland through to the next stage. The FIFA Women’s World Cup in France in 2019 will look forward to some tight action with the now finalists of the European Zone, Netherlands and Switzerland keeping their aspirations alive to play in the coveted tournament. Both the teams made it into the semi-finals after defeating established sides like Belgium and Denmark and they are now set to battle in out for the last European position to fill the FIFA world cup. With a goal aggregate of 3-3 in the Belgium and Switzerland game, with Switzerland winning …

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Download and Watch Online FIFA World Cup Theme Songs

Download and Watch Online FIFA World Cup Theme Songs

Watch online best FIFA World Cup theme songs Every FIFA World Cup is not only about football. It is also about art, music, and people who create that art. Each tournament has its anthem and song as a symbol of nations’ unity and peace. Every time we listen to those songs, they take us back in time to some most spectacular matches and tournaments. Are you ready to get into our musical time machine? Benefit from the list of most popular FIFA World Cup anthems, official songs, and videos. Shakira – Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) – World Cup …

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Jamie Vardy retires from Three Lions duty

Jamie Vardy retires from Three Lions duty

Jamie Vardy has announced his retirement from international football for the Three Lions. The 32-year-old has won 26 caps for his country and was a member of the squad that reached the semi-finals of the World Cup this summer. But now Vardy has told England boss Gareth Southgate that he longer wishes to be selected unless there is some kind of injury crisis. Jamie Vardy retiring from international football. Never forget pic.twitter.com/3V5UVuAGZg — LW. (@___LWilliams) August 28, 2018 He told The Guardian: “To be honest with you, this has been on my mind for a while,” “I’m not getting any younger and you …

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France on top of the World in latest FIFA ranking

France on top of the World in latest FIFA ranking

World Cup winners France are currently ranked the number one footballing nation in the latest FIFA World Rankings Les Bleus moved to the top spot following their recent World Cup triumph, while Germany drop to 15th after their group stage exit in Russia – having been top of the tree going into the tournament. View this post on Instagram France on top of the World in latest FIFA ranking A post shared by Footballwood (@football.wood) on Aug 16, 2018 at 5:40am PDT England moved up to sixth in the latest edition after reaching the semi-finals of the World Cup for the first …

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Video highlights: Best of Luka Modric

Video highlights: Best of Luka Modric

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has become a household name in the game of football and his generation The Croatian captain is a gifted midfielder with his wide range of vision and incredible passing ability. The former Spurs playmaker has been the bedrock of Madrid’s success in the middle of the park alongside Toni Kroos. The duo played an immense role in Los Blancos three consecutive Champions League titles. But there is one aspect of his game that makes him a complete midfielder and that is the art of goalscoring. His contributions at the World Cup helped Croatia to their …

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Argentina must move on without Messi- Veron

Argentina must move on without Messi- Veron

Former Manchester United player Juan Sebastian Veron believes that the time has come for the Argentine national team to move on with life without star man Lionel Messi The Argentine Captain failed to deliver at the World Cup this summer and ended the campaign with just a solitary strike to his name as L’Albiceleste crashed out in the second round to eventual winners France. Messi’s future with the national team has once more been called into question after failing to win a silverware with the team in the recent tournament. View this post on Instagram Argentina must move on without …

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Guardiola, Klopp and Deschamps included in FIFA’s coach of the year

Guardiola, Klopp and Deschamps included in FIFA’s coach of the year

Premier League based managers Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola were all included in the 2018 FIFA men’s coach of the year award list, with the final picks set to be known today. The city of London will host the award ceremony slated for 24, September 2018. The current holder of the award Zinedine Zidane was once again amongst the nominees after retaining the Champions League trophy. The former Madrid supremo beat Antonio Conte and Max Allegri to the accolade last season. With only the Juve coach making it to the list this time. However, three English-based coaches are in the …

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Uli Hoeness slams Mesut Ozil after International retirement

Uli Hoeness slams Mesut Ozil after International retirement

Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness criticised Arsenal star Mesut Ozil of meeting the controversial Turkish president after he retired from International football. Uli Hoeness stated he is happy Mesut Ozil retired from Die Mannschaft squad saying the attacking midfielder has been “sh*t for years.” Ozil, 29, announced his retirement from the German squad with immediate effect citing racial problems, disrespect, and criticism he faced for meeting president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the present leader of his ancestral home. The Arsenal midfielder was part of the 2014 World Cup squad was singled out by the German press for taking a picture with the controversial leader before the tournament. …

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Les Bleus are worthy World Champions

Les Bleus are worthy World Champions

After 64 matches played and 169 goals scored, France emerged the winners of the World Cup for the second time in their history thanks to a 4-2 triumph over Croatia.It was a thrilling and high-scoring end to a hugely successful tournament. France’s second star came 20 years after their very first success in 1998. Didier Deschamp’s men may have been the pre-tournament favorites for most football fans, but their stuttering start to the campaign raised doubts in the mind of many. A narrow 2-1 win over Australia in the opening group game looked unconvincing and they were written off. However, …

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Xherdan Shaqiri at Liverpool for medical

Xherdan Shaqiri at Liverpool for medical

Switzerland winger Xherdan Shaqiri has flown to Merseyside for a medical ahead of his switch to Liverpool. Championship side Stoke accepted a bid believed to be around £13.5m from Liverpool for one of their most prized assets. That valuation met the player’s release clause stipulated in his contract. Shaqiri didn’t hide his feelings about leaving the Stoke following their relegation from England’s top flight. Premier League clubs like Spurs, Huddersfield, and Liverpool were interested in his services, but the Reds are in pole position to snap up the pacey winger after agreeing on a deal. The former Bayern Munich and Inter …

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England to put up a brave display against Belgium

England to put up a brave display against Belgium

The Three Lions are set to put their demoralizing defeat to Croatia aside when they face the Red Devils of Belgium in the third-place play-off in Russia. Mario Manduzukic’s extra-time winner ended England’s hope of securing the World Cup title since 1966. However, the physically and emotionally drained Three Lions are hoping for a final flourish when they confront Belgium in St Petersburg on Saturday. Manager Gareth Southgate shared his thoughts ahead of the showdown against Roberto Martinez lads saying “The honest thing is it’s not a game any team wants to play in. “We have two days to prepare. We will …

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FRANCE VS BELGIUM: Semi-final Preview

FRANCE VS BELGIUM: Semi-final Preview

France and Belgium thoroughly deserve their place in the semi-finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup after producing magnificent displays en route to this stage, and this clash is set to go down the wire considering the quality on both sides. This is the first time Les Blues will be confronting their close door neighbors in a competitive meeting since 1986 in what will be a fiercely contested derby. The two teams have lived up to pre-tournament billing as World Cup contenders, with most neutrals slightly in favor of the Belgian’s golden generation to progress to the finals. BEST TRIO IN ATTACK As is the …

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Luis Enrique appointed new Spain coach

Luis Enrique appointed new Spain coach

After a year-long sabbatical, Luis Enrique has returned as the Spanish national team manager. The former Barcelona boss took over the position after Fernando Hierro’s resignation from his cameo role at the World Cup. The Spanish FA were looking for Julen Lopetegui’s replacement after his contract was terminated on the eve of the World Cup following his agreement to become Madrid boss. The likes of Roberto Martinez and former Espanyol boss Quique Sanchez Flores were all linked to the vacant position, but the Spaniards finally appointed the former Barcelona Supremo, Enrique as their manager. The former Barcelona midfielder retired from international …

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Salah extends Liverpool stay

Salah extends Liverpool stay

Mohammed Salah has ended the speculation about his future by extending his contract with Liverpool FC for another five years. The Egyptian forward caught the attention of top European sides with his phenomenal debut season at Anfield where he enjoyed a clean sweep of personal accolades by winning the PFA player of the year, the Football Writer’s Player of the Year and set a new record of 32 goals in a 38-game season. The former Chelsea winger also became the second most prolific scorer in the history of the club with a staggering 44 goals in 52 games in all competitions, …

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