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Croatia v Nigeria: World Cup 2018 preview, predicted line-ups, key player plus more

Croatia v Nigeria: World Cup 2018 preview, predicted line-ups, key player plus more

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GROUP D The World Cup is well underway now with Group D matches taking place The 2018 World Cup is in full swing now, with seven matches played – all of which have been live on talkSPORT. Today, Saturday, there are another four matches, the last of which sees Croatia take on Nigeria from Kaliningrad. The Kaliningrad Stadium will host Croatia v Nigeria Key players: Croatia: Now 29, Ivan Perisic remains in the peak of his career. A constant threat down the left wing, Perisic is equally adept with either foot, finding the scoresheet 31 times since moving to Inter. Perisic has impressed at Inter Nigeria: Chelsea’s Victor Moses was excellent in his club’s 2016/17 Pr...
Tottenham Hotspur FC news: Several clubs interested in Eriksen but player is focused on World Cup, says agent

Tottenham Hotspur FC news: Several clubs interested in Eriksen but player is focused on World Cup, says agent

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Tottenham star Christian Eriksen in action Saturday, June 2, 2018 Tottenham Hotspur maestro Christian Eriksen is only concentrating on becoming a father and the impending World Cup, according to the player’s agent. The Danish dynamo, who has arguably just had his finest season in a Spurs shirt, is attracting suitors in the shape of Real Madrid and Barcelona. Still only 26, it’s believe Real are considering him as a long-term Luka Modric replacement, but Tottenham are reluctant to do any deal, and will be looking to hand their star a new contract as his current one only has two years to run. But Spurs fans shouldn’t be too concerned at the moment, report the London Evening Standard. Asked about Eriksen’s future, his age...
Every Premier League club's star player from the weekend, according to WhoScored.com stats

Every Premier League club's star player from the weekend, according to WhoScored.com stats

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Monday, April 16, 2018Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions for the 2017/18 season on Sunday.City have been far and away the best team in the top-flight this term and their title triumph was sealed with five games to spare thanks to Manchester United's shock defeat at home to West Brom.At the other end of the table, there were crucial wins for Crystal Palace and Huddersfield, while Southampton threw away a 2-0 lead to lose 3-2 at home to Chelsea, leaving Mark Hughes' side with a mountain to climb in their bid to beat relegation.But who were the best performers over the weekend?Click the right arrow, above, to see every club's best performing player from their weekend fixture, based on their WhoScored.com statistical rating...Players must have been on the pitch for 60 m...
Lacrosse player nets goal from 53 yards out

Lacrosse player nets goal from 53 yards out

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March 29 (UPI) -- University of Albany lacrosse player Matt Perla scored a goal from 53 yards out in a 14-6 win against Harvard.The No. 1 ranked Great Danes took on the No. 19 Crimson Wednesday at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium in Albany, N.Y. UAlbany had a 9-4 lead entering the final quarter.In the final frame, the Great Danes got goals from five different scorers.Perla's shot came after a face-off win. He caught the ball at the 30-yard line before sprinting up seven yards. He then heaved a shot over the midfield line, toward the Crimson's net.His shot went over the head of a leaping Robert Shaw to increase the Great Danes' lead. Perla's score was the Great Danes' fourth of the final frame. UAlbany got scores from Troy Ren and Kyle McClancy to close out the victory.Perla is a 6-foot, 195-po...
Northern Colorado player throws down ginormous jam

Northern Colorado player throws down ginormous jam

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March 10 (UPI) -- Northern Colorado junior Jordan Davis threw down a humongous slam dunk against Montana in the Big Sky Tournament.Davis showed off his hops Friday in the Bears' 91-89 loss to the Grizzlies at the Reno Events Center in Nevada.The Bears and Grizzlies were tied 74-74 with 2:16 remaining in the contest when he took flight. Davis dribbled toward the 3-point line before deciding to sprint into the paint. He jumped up, straight into Grizzlies big man Fabijan Krslovic. Davis disregarded the 6-foot-8, 239-pound forward, throwing down a crazy one-handed slam."JD is just a crazy athlete and that play gave us a spark. He does that all the time, people just do not see it like we do when he does it in practice and it's not on film like tonight," Davis' teammate Andre Spight told reporte...