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Carlos Sanchez could finally be leaving West Ham United before the January transfer window shuts on Friday evening after struggling for form, fitness and playing time in the last 18 months.

Carlos Sanchez could finally leave West Ham on Friday

Carlos Sanchez could finally be leaving West Ham United before the January transfer window shuts on Friday evening after struggling for form, fitness and playing time in the last 18 months.
Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez

Chicharito back training with West Ham after fever

Mexico international Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez has returned to training with West Ham after recovering from a bout of glandular fever, confirmed manager Manuel Pellegrini on Thursday.
Chelsea were denied their sixth successive Premier League win as London rivals West Ham held them to a 0-0 draw at the London Stadium

Chelsea frustrated by determined West Ham in goalless draw

Chelsea were denied their sixth successive Premier League win as London rivals West Ham held them to a 0-0 draw at the London Stadium.
Kepa Arrizabalaga

All Premier League completed transfer deals

The Premier League summer transfer window was shut on Thursday with the familiar craze of the deadline day. Several teams bolstered their side while some didn't bother getting new faces in.
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World Cup: Historical moments and stats so far

Three weeks after the long, nervous wait for the start of the most prestigious tournament in the World, Russia 2018 World cup group stage, the round of 16 and quarter-final games were finalised with several mixed reactions.
Players of Colombia show their dejection - Getty Images

Colombian petition for FIFA to review England match attracts over 270,000 signatures

A petition calling on FIFA to review two key refereeing decisions during Colombia's World Cup last-16 defeat to England has racked up over 270,000 signatures.
Former Argentina forward Diego Maradona (C) celebrates the opening goal during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Argentina at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on June 26, 2018. AFP | Giuseppe CACACE

Diego Maradona apologises for saying England ‘robbed’ Colombia

Argentina legend Diego Maradona has apologised to Fifa for saying England committed a "monumental robbery" in beating Colombia in the World Cup last 16.
Argentinian former football player Diego Armando Maradona and his gilfriend Rocio Oliva react during the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between France & Argentina at the Kazan Arena in Kazan on June 30, 2018. - AFP - Roman Kruchinin

FIFA condemns Maradona comments about England-Colombia referee

FIFA condemned comments by Diego Maradona on Wednesday, after the Argentinian legend claimed that Colombia only lost to England in the World Cup last 16 because of the appointment of referee Mark Geiger for the match.
Diego Maradona watches as Argentina crash out of the World Cup - Getty Images

Diego Maradona: Colombia suffered a ‘monumental robbery’ against England

Diego Maradona says Colombia were victims of a "monumental robbery" against England and accused referee Mark Geiger of favouring Gareth Southgate's side.
Players of Colombia show their dejection - Getty Images

Colombian players get death threats after losing penalty shootout to England

Two Colombian players who missed penalties against England have received death threats from furious fans on social media.
England celebrate after Eric Dier of England scores the winning penalty - Getty Images

England eliminate Colombia on penalties, reach quarterfinal

England advanced to the World Cup quarterfinals on penalties after a 1-1 draw with Colombia on a dramatic evening in Moscow on Tuesday.
Colombia's midfielder James Rodriguez walks off the pitch after getting injured during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group H football match between Senegal and Colombia at the Samara Arena in Samara on June 28, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Luis Acosta -

Enigmatic Juan Fernando Quintero steps up for Colombia as James Rodriguez doubts persist

A new injury to James Rodriguez, this time to his right calf, has thrust the mercurial Juan Fernando Quintero back into the foreground ahead of Colombia's World Cup clash against England.
Colombia

Colombia present England with first major test

For all the talk about England's progress under Gareth Southgate, his youthful side have yet to be truly examined in this World Cup but Tuesday's last 16 opponents Colombia will certainly ask the right questions.
Uruguay's Edinson Cavani

Uruguay’s Edinson Cavani strikes twice to send Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal out

Two goals from Edinson Cavani earned Uruguay a place in the World Cup quarterfinals as they ended the dreams of Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal with a 2-1 win in Sochi.
Harry Kane of England

Carlos Sanchez: England are more than just Harry Kane

Colombia will have to contend with more than just Harry Kane if they want to progress at England's expense in their World Cup last-16 clash, says their midfielder Carlos Sanchez.
England v Panama- Harry Kane of England carries the ball | Getty Images

Harry Kane fires England to World Cup knockout stage

Sadio Mane scored first after woeful goalkeeping from Eiji Kawashima, but Takashi Inui equalised later in the first half. In the second period Moussa Wague re-established Senegal’s lead but substitute Keisuke Honda pegged them back again.

World Cup: Spain, Portugal target last 16 as Russia ride momentum

World Cup heavyweights Spain and Portugal can lock down spots in the last 16 on Monday, as hosts Russia ride a wave of national euphoria into their clash with Uruguay.
Senegal

‘Racist’ tweet could inspire Senegal in World Cup showdown

Senegal face Japan on Sunday at the World Cup fired up by an “ignorant” tweet by a British tycoon and reality television star that has become the talk of the team.

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