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Liverpool interested in Sweden’s World Cup 2018 goalkeeper Robin Olsen

Liverpool interested in Sweden’s World Cup 2018 goalkeeper Robin Olsen

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TRANSFER REPORT Reds are considering a move for the Copenhagen shot-stopper as they mull over replacements for Loris Karius and Simon Mignolet Liverpool are interested in Sweden goalkeeper Robin Olsen. The Reds have priortised signing a new number one this summer and they had looked at Alisson of Roma. Sweden goalkeeper Robin Olsen has emerged as a transfer target for Liverpool. However, it now looks like the Brazilian will be joining Real Madrid and as such Liverpool are searching elsewhere. And, according to TMW, Olsen has emerged as a potential transfer target for Jurgen Klopp. SHOCK OPINION Amazing blast at Lionel Messi as Argentina superstar branded a &...
Croatia stun Argentina to reach World Cup last 16

Croatia stun Argentina to reach World Cup last 16

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Media playback is not supported on this device Argentina are facing the prospect of an early World Cup exit after a dreadful error from goalkeeper Willy Caballero set Croatia on their way to victory and a place in the last 16.On a night when so much was expected of Argentina captain Lionel Messi, Caballero made the most telling contribution to his team's fate with an attempted chip over Ante Rebic that backfired badly, allowing the striker to volley into an exposed net in the 53rd minute.Messi - adrift for much of the match, especially during a pedestrian opening half - rallied his side,...
Lampard's Derby start season at Reading – and all EFL fixtures

Lampard's Derby start season at Reading – and all EFL fixtures

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Derby County will face Reading in Frank Lampard's first game in charge of the Rams when the 2018-19 Championship campaign starts in August.The match at the Madejski Stadium, on Friday, 3 August (20:00 BST), will kick off the English Football League season.Stoke City's first game back in the second tier after dropping out of the Premier League will be at Leeds United. Fellow relegated sides West Brom and Swansea host Bolton and travel to Sheffield United respectively.Former England boss Steve McClaren begins his time in charge of QPR with a trip to Preston on Saturday, 4 August, while new Ipswich boss Paul Hurst welcomes promoted Blackburn to Portman Road for his first game as Town boss.League...
Costa scores fortuitous goal as Spain survive Iran scare – report & highlights

Costa scores fortuitous goal as Spain survive Iran scare – report & highlights

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Media playback is not supported on this device Spain edged out a gallant Iran in an absorbing contest to ensure they will reach the World Cup knockout stage with a draw in their final group game.The 2010 champions needed a fortuitous Diego Costa goal after half-time, having been frustrated in an opening period in which they had 81% of possession.Iran, who defended admirably until the ball ricocheted in off Costa, instantly showed more intent and thought they had levelled, only for Saeid Ezatolahi's strike to be ruled out for offside. Carlos Queiroz's Iran side had gone...
Are ODIs too batsman friendly? Analysis & vote after England's record 481-6

Are ODIs too batsman friendly? Analysis & vote after England's record 481-6

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Media playback is not supported on this device England's batsmen caused carnage once again, returning to Trent Bridge to break the record for the highest total in a one-day international for the second time in two years.Their 481-6 to destroy Australia by 242 runs beat the 444-3 made against Pakistan in 2016.It continues a trend of devastating batting that has rippled through the ODI game in the past five years. The magic 400 mark was first passed by Sri Lanka in 2006 and was matched on nine other occasions until the end of 2011.What followed was a wait of almost three...