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Bayern Munich preparing £90m bid for Harry Kane | Man Utd to offer Marcus Rashford new deal – Paper Talk | Transfer Center News

All the top stories and transfer rumors from Thursday’s newspapers… ​​THE SUN Bayern Munich are “working on” landing Tottenham striker Harry Kane in a blockbuster £90m transfer. Manchester United will offer Marcus Rashford a new long-term deal. Liverpool are reportedly targeting a move for Sofyan Amrabat, who has been impressing at the World Cup for …

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Fifa World Cup: Australia beat Denmark 1-0 in Group D

Less than 18 months ago Denmark were a dodgy penalty decision away from forcing a shoot-out in a European Championship semi-final, all against the backdrop of the shared horror that was Christian Eriksen’s cardiac arrest in the opening game of their tournament. With Eriksen back to his best, there was an expectation that Kasper Hjulmand’s …

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World Cup 2022: Saudi Arabia 1-2 Mexico – Gerardo Martino’s side out on goal difference

Mexico defeated Saudi Arabia 2-1 but agonizingly went out of the World Cup on goal difference on a night of incredible drama in Doha. With Argentina beating Poland 2-0 in Group C at Stadium 974 and Mexico leading by the same scoreline at Lusail Stadium in the 94th minute, Gerardo Martino’s side needed one more …

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World Cup Group D madness, as Australia and Tunisia pull off stunners

Martin Rogers FOX Sports Insider DOHA, Qatar — It has been a World Cup filled with shocks, but this was a new twist. Two upsets — huge ones, too — happening at exactly the same time. Group D came to a thrilling conclusion Wednesday, as defending champion France was stunned 1-0 by Tunisiawhile Australia remarkably …

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Eduard Streltsov – The Greatest European Footballer Never to Play in World Cup

Pele, Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane…. It’s a never-ending list when talking about the greatest there is to play the beautiful game of football. In between all these star-studded names, quite a few get left off. And a few have been forgotten in the sands of time. Eduard Streltsov is one such …

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Roberto Martínez accuses Belgian media of trying to divide country | World Cup 2022

In a combative press conference performance reflecting the tensions of Belgium’s troubled World Cup campaign, Roberto Martínez accused the French media of dirty tricks and the Belgian press of seeking to divide their country before the must-win match against Croatia. Belgium, third at the last World Cup and second in the world rankings, must beat …

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Japan can again prove they can match it with the FIFA World Cup’s “golden standard” — but will Hajime Moriyasu let them?

In his pre-match news conference on Wednesday ahead of a decisive 2022 FIFA World Cup Group E clash against former champions Spain, Japan coach Hajime Moriyasu once again expressed his admiration for European football. “The golden standard in the world” is what Moriyasu used as a description. Just last week, ahead of their tournament opener …

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World Cup 2022: Wales’ next journey starts with a new identity – Ashley Williams

Host nation: Qatar Dates: November 20-December 18 Coverages: Live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru, BBC Sounds and the BBC Sport website and app. Day-by-day TV listings – Full coverage details Wales are going home from this World Cup and it’s time to think about what …

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Which teams overcame dire starts to qualify for the World Cup knockouts? | World Cup

“Before Niklas Fullkrug’s equalizer against Spain, it looked like Germany would lose their first two games yet still potentially go through. Has this happened at a World Cup before? And, if not, which team that qualified for the knockout rounds has the worst record after two group games?” asks Amanda Jackson. The short answer is …

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