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France eye World Cup final but Belgium have Henry factor

World Cup favourites France are targeting the final in Russia two decades after their 1998 triumph with one of their greatest players, Thierry Henry, plotting their downfall from the dugout of opponents Belgium.
England's coach Gareth Southgate looks on during the Russia 2018 World Cup quarter-final football match between Sweden and England at the Samara Arena in Samara on July 7, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Yuri CORTEZ /

Gareth Southgate tells England stars: ‘Be bigger than 1966 heroes’

England manager Gareth Southgate says winning the World Cup would make his players even bigger heroes than the 1966 generation because of the impact of social media and the globalisation of football.

Former Brazil star Kaka announces retirement

Former AC Milan and Real Madrid midfielder Kaka, a 2002 World Cup winner with Brazil, has retired.

Mark Clattenburg blames Jose Mourinho for Premier League exit

Former Premier League referee, Mark Clattenburg, has claimed he quit refereeing in England, after a tirade by Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho.

Liverpool honour Kenny Dalglish by unveiling Anfield stand in his name

Liverpool have unveiled the Kenny Dalglish Stand at Anfield in honour of the former Reds player and manager.

England can win World Cup in Russia – Marcus Rashford

Marcus Rashford believes England can win the World Cup in Russia but only if they can safely navigate their final two qualifiers against Slovenia and Lithuania.

Mourinho demands more goals from Man United forwards

Manchester United have scored 12 goals in four Premier League games – the most in the division – but manager Jose Mourinho wants more from his players, particularly £75million striker Romelu Lukaku.

No one will beat my Man United goals record – Rooney

Wayne Rooney has said that his Manchester United goal tally may never be surpassed.

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Plateau United striker Tosin Omoyele to undergo trials at Norwegian club Stabaek

Omoyele made his name at NNL side Osun United, where he scored 15 goals before he moved to champions Plateau United for this season to cool off interests from several other top NPFL sides.

Kwara government decries vandalism, theft of streetlights

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South Korea’s ex-president gets another 8 years in prison

A South Korean court on Friday sentenced impeached former President Park Geun Hye to a total of eight years in prison on top of the 24 years she already faces, in a verdict that found her guilty of accepting slush funds from the nation’s intelligence agency and interfering in an election.
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Study: CT scan increases risk of brain tumour

Computed tomography (CT) or computerised axial tomography (CAT) scan may increase the risk of brain tumour, a research has found.