Day: July 9, 2018

Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic says England game is 50/50

0:32 Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic says Wednesday's World Cup semi-final against England is a '50/50' game Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic rates Wednesday’s World Cup semi-final against England as “50/50”. Following in the footsteps of the 1998 World Cup heroes, where Croatia finished third, Mandzukic believes the current squad has the perfect mix of experience and […]

Hull close to signing West Ham defender Reece Burke

Hull have agreed a fee with West Ham for defender Reece Burke, according to Sky sources. It is understood Burke was undergoing a medical on Monday ahead of a move to the Sky Bet Championship club. The 21-year-old spent last season on loan at Bolton, featuring 26 times as Phil Parkinson’s side secured their Championship […]

Cuneyt Cakir to referee England vs Croatia World Cup semi-final

Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir has been named as the man to officiate England’s World Cup semi-final against Croatia. It will be the 41-year-old’s third match at this summer’s tournament, having previously taken charge of Iran’s 1-0 win over Morocco and Argentina’s dramatic 2-1 victory against Nigeria. Cakir has handed out nine yellow cards and zero […]

Today at the World Cup: Tuesday, July 10

Tuesday sees the first of the World Cup semi-finals as France take on Belgium at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg. Each morning during the tournament we will bring you an overview of what is coming up… World Cup fixturesWorld Cup venues Who’s playing today? France v Belgium (semi-finals) – Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg, 7pm […]

WATCH: Football takes over England

1:45 With the country gripped by football fever, people up and down the country have been paying tribute to England's efforts to bring the World Cup home England has gripped the nation as Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions try and bring the World Cup home. Croatia lie in wait in Moscow on Wednesday night, as England […]

West Ham willing to consider Michail Antonio offers

West Ham are willing to sell Michail Antonio this summer and are prepared to consider offers of more than £15m, according to Sky sources. The 28-year-old has been at the club for nearly three years after joining from Nottingham Forest for a fee reported to be around £7m. Antonio is understood to have impressed new […]