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World Cup 2018: Power Ranking The Remaining 16 Teams

SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JUNE 26: Lionel Messi of Argentina celebrates after scoring his team's opening goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group D match between Nigeria and Argentina at Saint Petersburg Stadium on June 26, 2018 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

With the World Cup group stage coming to a close, the hopes of 16 teams have come to a juddering halt. Among them, the biggest surprise is that defending champions Germany are on the plane home, their fate sealed by a 2-0 defeat to South Korea on Wednesday. Elsewhere, the likes of Poland and Morocco turned out to be major …

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England And Belgium Make Sweeping Changes For Clash Neither Wants To Win

KALININGRAD, RUSSIA - JUNE 27 : Gareth Southgate head coach of England talking to the press during a press conference of the National Soccer Team of England prior to the FIFA 2018 World Cup Russia group G phase match between England and Belgium at the Kaliningrad Stadium on June 27, 2018 in Kaliningrad, Russia, 27/06/2018 ( Photo by Jimmy Bolcina / Photonews

England face off against Belgium on Thursday night in the Group G decider that neither particularly fancies winning. Both European sides have already qualified for the knockout stages with respective victories in their first two matches, but finishing second in this pool would arguably give a more favourable run going forward in the competition. As such, managers Gareth Southgate and …

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Five Things We Learned As World Cup Group H Was Blown Wide Open

World Cup Group H

The final, and arguably most open, group of the 2018 World Cup kicked off on Tuesday – and it already looks like a four-way battle is underway. Colombia and Poland were touted as the favourites to qualify for the knockout stages, Japan and Senegal have other ideas. Between the two matches, picking a winner from this group is now a …

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World Cup 2018: All 32 Teams Previewed Group-By-Group

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The World Cup comes roaring into life on Thursday afternoon, as four years of hard work all boils down to a month-long tournament for the 32 teams involved. Defending champions Germany are among the favourites to retain their trophy, but look set to be pushed all the way by the likes of Brazil and France. Spain will also be there …

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World Cup 2018 Preview: Group H – A Three-Way Scrap To Top The Group

World Cup Group H

The last in our 2018 World Cup group-by-group previews looks at Group H, featuring Colombia, Japan, Poland and Senegal. Having reached the last eight in 2014, Colombia will be hoping for a repeat performance – as will Senegal in their first World Cup since 2002. Poland, meanwhile, have qualified for the first time since 2006, while Japan will be aiming for …

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Liverpool Dealt Massive Sadio Mane Injury Blow Ahead Of Man United Clash

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 23: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Sadio Mane of Liverpool during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Play-Offs round second leg match between Liverpool FC and 1899 Hoffenheim at Anfield on August 23, 2017 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Liverpool have confirmed that Sadio Mane is set for a significant spell on the sidelines after sustaining injury on international duty. The Senegalese forward was in action with his national side in World Cup qualifying last weekend, but had to be replaced after 89 minutes during their 2-0 win against Cape Verde Islands. Liverpool have now confirmed that Mane has …

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El Hadji Diouf Has Another Pop At Steven Gerrard, Compares Himself To Diego Maradona

Diouf Gerrard

El Hadji Diouf has been engaging in his favourite pastime again, antagonising former teammates Steven Gerrard and/or Jamie Carragher. The ex-Senegal and Liverpool forward has never been shy in aiming digs at the Anfield legends, regularly dismissing them as jealous and bitter of his successful career. Gerrard and Carragher’s comebacks to these swipes make it blatantly clear that there is …

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LIverpool To Fast-Track Sadio Mané’s Return Ahead Of Chelsea Clash

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 27: Sadio Mane of Liverpool evades Gianelli Imbula of Stoke City during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Stoke City at Anfield on December 27, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

The most positive result of Liverpool’s Saturday came thousands of miles away from Anfield, as Sadio Mané’s Senegal crashed out of the African Cup of Nations. Mané missed the decisive penalty in a 5-4 shootout loss to Cameroon as the Lions of Teranga exited surprisingly at the quarter-final stage. What is Senegal’s loss is Liverpool’s gain, however, and the Reds …

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Top Of The Pops: The Five Best All-Ireland Final Songs

We’re well into the 2016 Senior Football and Hurling Championships at this stage of the summer, so we have put together a Top 5 list of the best All-Ireland final songs from both GAA codes. Warning: This could be controversial and some passionate GAA fans might react badly. There are some beauties in this list, but hopefully there will be some …

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Jürgen Klopp Explains Why He Signed Sadio Mané For Liverpool

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JUNE 28: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE)Sadio Mane new signing of Liverpool at Melwood Training Ground on June 28, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Sadio Mané became Jürgen Klopp’s fourth major signing when he finalised his move to Liverpool from Southampton on Tuesday. The 24 year old joins other new arrivals Marko Grujić, Joël Matip and Loris Karius as Klopp builds his new-look squad ahead of the new Premier League season. The Reds boss revealed that the £30m signing brings to an end a four year chase …

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