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Soccer – Eric Dier: More English youngsters should go abroad

Soccer – Eric Dier: More English youngsters should go abroad

The Dortmund winger has already made an impression with England and his Three Lions team-mate thinks more youngsters should consider moves abroad Eric Dier would like to see more English youngsters follow teenager Jadon Sancho’s example and play their club football abroad. Sancho has already won three caps at senior level with England despite being just…

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Soccer – Latest UEFA Nations League Betting Odds: England favourites to win tournament after Croatia win

Soccer – Latest UEFA Nations League Betting Odds: England favourites to win tournament after Croatia win

The Three Lions staged a late comeback at Wembley on Sunday and are now the most likely winners of the summer play-offs according to the bookmakers England were just minutes away from relegation in the UEFA Nations League on Sunday. Trailing 1-0 to Croatia at Wembley, Gareth Southgate’s side struck twice in the final 13…

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Soccer – Marcus Rashford injury: Manchester United sweating on England forward’s fitness as he limps out of win over Croatia

Soccer – Marcus Rashford injury: Manchester United sweating on England forward’s fitness as he limps out of win over Croatia

The Red Devils forward was unable to see out a meeting with Croatia at Wembley and appeared to be nursing a knock as he headed down the tunnel Manchester United have been handed another potential injury headache after seeing Marcus Rashford limp out of England’s win over Croatia. Jose Mourinho would have been among the…

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Soccer – England vs Croatia Betting: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

Soccer – England vs Croatia Betting: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

There was nothing to choose between the pair in a goalless draw in the reverse fixture, and Al Hain-Cole expects another tight clash at Wembley England and Croatia will be aiming to snatch a place in the Nations League knockout stages when they meet at Wembley in Sunday’s final group game. Only goal difference separates…

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Soccer – Nations League: De Gea criticism affects everyone on Spain says Saul Niguez

Soccer – Nations League: De Gea criticism affects everyone on Spain says Saul Niguez

The midfielder believes his international team-mate is not lacking in confidence but thinks the negative talk harms the La Roja Though David de Gea is not lacking confidence and remains one of the world’s best despite his international struggles,Spain team-mate Saul Niguez believes criticism of the goalkeeper harms the team. The goalkeeper was criticised for…

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Soccer – Ballon d’Or: Hazard says he does not deserve Ballon d’Or, backs Mbappe

Soccer – Ballon d’Or: Hazard says he does not deserve Ballon d’Or, backs Mbappe

The Chelsea star insists that the PSG youngster should be at the front of the queue for the award after winning the World Cup Chelsea and Belgium star Eden Hazard has dismissed the idea he deserves to win this year’s Ballon d’Or and has backed France attacker Kylian Mbappe to claim the prize. The race…

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Soccer – Barcelona news: Ivan Rakitic hamstring injury confirmed after scan

Soccer – Barcelona news: Ivan Rakitic hamstring injury confirmed after scan

Croatia had already announced that the midfielder would not be fit to face England, with Barca announcing clarifying that he has a hamstring injury. Barcelona have confirmed Ivan Rakitic has been diagnosed with a hamstring injury. Rakitic was substituted midway through the second half of Croatia’s 3-2 Nations League win against Spain, in which Tin Jedvaj…

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Soccer – England news: Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic has ‘enormous respect’ for Gareth Southgate’s side

Soccer – England news: Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic has ‘enormous respect’ for Gareth Southgate’s side

Sunday’s Wembley clash will be a repeat of the World Cup semi-final, with the Croatia midfielder speaking of his respect for Gareth Southgate’s side Ivan Rakitic says he has “enormous respect” for England ahead of their World Cup semi-final rematch in the Nations League. Croatia came out on top at Russia 2018 after downing England…

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Soccer – UEFA Nations League news: Croatia star Rakitic ruled out v England

Soccer – UEFA Nations League news: Croatia star Rakitic ruled out v England

The Barcelona midfielder will return to Catalunya for treatment after being forced off during Thursday’s thrilling victory over Spain Ivan Rakitic is out of Croatia’s crunch Nations League clash with England, coach Zlatko Dalic has confirmed. Rakitic was substituted during the second half of Croatia’s dramatic 3-2 victory at home to Spain on Thursday, with…

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Soccer – Nations League Betting: England 7/1 to win tournament ahead of Wembley showdown with Croatia

Soccer – Nations League Betting: England 7/1 to win tournament ahead of Wembley showdown with Croatia

A win for the Three Lions over Zlatko Dalic’s men would see them make the Finals after Spain’s 3-2 loss in Zagreb on Thursday set up a tense finale England are the shortest price they have ever been to win the Nations League ahead of Sunday’s crucial clash against Croatia at Wembley. The Three Lions…

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Soccer – England vs Croatia Betting: Kramaric to silence the Wembley crowd in crucial Nations League clash

Soccer – England vs Croatia Betting: Kramaric to silence the Wembley crowd in crucial Nations League clash

Having set up Dalic’s men for their crucial victory over Spain, Al Hain-Cole thinks the former Leicester striker will prove dangerous at Wembley Having officially said farewell to record goalscorer Wayne Rooney, England will be hoping for their new heroes to come to the fore in Sunday’s crucial Nations League clash against Croatia. Victory for…

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Soccer – England vs Croatia Betting: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

Soccer – England vs Croatia Betting: Latest odds, team news, preview and predictions

There was nothing to choose between the pair in a goalless draw in the reverse fixture, and Al Hain-Cole expects another tight clash at Wembley England and Croatia will be aiming to snatch a place in the Nations League knockout stages when they meet at Wembley in Sunday’s final group game. Only goal difference separates…

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Soccer – Milan news: Ivan Strinic ‘never thought about retiring’ despite heart problem

Soccer – Milan news: Ivan Strinic ‘never thought about retiring’ despite heart problem

The Croatia international has paid tribute to doctors after he was given the medical all clear to begin training on Monday Ivan Strinic insists he never considered retiring from football despite a heart problem which has delayed his debut at Milan. The 31-year-old moved a step closer to making his first appearance for the Rossoneri…

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Soccer – Croatia vs Spain Betting Tips: Latest odds, teams news, preview and predictions

Soccer – Croatia vs Spain Betting Tips: Latest odds, teams news, preview and predictions

A win for La Roja will see them qualify for the finals while the hosts need a win to keep their hopes alive, so there could be value in early goals Croatia welcome to Spain to Zagreb on Thursday evening looking to exact some revenge following the 6-0 thrashing in their UEFA Nations League opener…

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Soccer – Real Madrid hero Luka Modric like a brother to me, says Barcelona star Ivan Rakitic

Soccer – Real Madrid hero Luka Modric like a brother to me, says Barcelona star Ivan Rakitic

The Croatian midfielders have developed a close bond in recent years, while the Barcelona star had a lot of praise for Sergio Busquets as well Ivan Rakitic and Luka Modric may be on the opposing sides of the Clasico divide, but the Barcelona midfielder feels nothing but brotherly love for his Real Madrid counterpart. Modric’s…

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Soccer – Real Madrid news: ‘I had a Zinedine Zidane shirt as a kid!’ – Atletico Madrid star Rodri idolised France legend

Soccer – Real Madrid news: ‘I had a Zinedine Zidane shirt as a kid!’ – Atletico Madrid star Rodri idolised France legend

The 22-year-old midfielder is hoping to forge quite the career for himself with the Rojiblancos having been an admirer of their arch-rivals growing up Atletico Madrid midfielder Rodri has revealed to Goal that he was a big fan of an iconic figure at arch-rivals Real Madrid when growing up, with Zinedine Zidane one of his…

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Soccer – Real Madrid news: Sergio Ramos refuses to hit back at Dejan Lovren

Soccer – Real Madrid news: Sergio Ramos refuses to hit back at Dejan Lovren

The Liverpool defender appeared to try to provoke the Spaniard in a recent interview, but the Los Blancos star is not willing to hit back Sergio Ramos is refusing to be drawn into a spat with Dejan Lovren following a jibe by the Liverpool centre-back. In an interview with Copa90, Lovren suggested Real Madrid captain…

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Soccer – Real Madrid News: Suso: Who wouldn’t want Los Blancos interest?

Soccer – Real Madrid News: Suso: Who wouldn’t want Los Blancos interest?

The Spaniard has been linked with a switch to the Bernabeu in the summer after a strong start to the season AC Milan winger Suso admits he is flattered by rumoured interest from Real Madrid. The former Liverpool forward is in glittering form for Milan, having recorded five goals and eight assists in just 15…

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Soccer – Real Madrid: Solari saw Isco out of shape – Ceballos

Soccer – Real Madrid: Solari saw Isco out of shape – Ceballos

The Spain star has yet to start a game under new Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari – and his team-mate has revealed the reason why Santiago Solari is not selecting Isco as he feels the Real Madrid star is yet to regain full fitness after surgery, according to Dani Ceballos. Isco had appendicitis surgery but…

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