Croatia v England: Nations League – live! | Football

Croatia: Livakovic, Jedvaj, Lovren, Vida, Pivaric, Kovacic, Rakitic, Kramaric, Modric, Perisic, Rebic.Subs: Rog, Badelj, Bradaric, Sluga, Pjaca, Mitrovic, Milic, Santini, Pasalic, Livaja, Bartolec. England: Pickford, Walker, Stones, Maguire, Chilwell, Barkley, Henderson, Dier, Kane, Sterling, Rashford.Subs: Butland, Trippier, Alexander-Arnold, Dunk, Gomez, Winks, Chalobah, Mount, Maddison, Bettinelli, Sancho. Referee: Felix Brych (Germany). Source Link

Nations League: 10 things to look out for in the international matches | Football

1) Montenegro and Serbia make history Twelve years after Montenegro achieved independence and 11 years after they were formally recognised by Fifa, they meet Serbia for the first time. The match is, according to goalkeeper Danijel Petkovic, the biggest in the nation’s history. After two games the teams are level on points at the top …

Yoga fitness and singing helped Briton survive 10 hours in Adriatic | World news

A British cruise ship passenger rescued after spending 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea has credited singing and her fitness through yoga with helping her to survive her ordeal. Kay Longstaff, 46, went overboard off the coast of Croatia as the Norwegian Star made its way to Venice. She remained at the naval hospital in …

UK woman rescued 10 hours after falling from cruise ship in Adriatic | World news

A British woman has been rescued after spending 10 hours in the Adriatic Sea at night, having fallen from a cruise ship, according to Croatia’s coastguard. The 46-year-old, who gave her name as Kay to local media and was later named Kay Longstaff in UK reports, was taken to hospital in Pula, Croatia, and is …

How prepared is the EU for a future surge in migrant arrivals? | World news

How are migration routes in Europe changing? The Balkan route In the first six months of 2018, more than 8,000 migrants came to the small Balkan state of Bosnia-Herzegovina, 20 times more than those arriving the previous year. Thousands are now sleeping rough in towns near the border, in the hope of crossing into the …

France lift the trophy as Russia 2018 ends on a high – World Cup Football Daily | Football

Rate, review, share on Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Audioboom, Mixcloud, Acast and Stitcher, and join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email. Max Rushden is joined by Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Andy Brassell to look back at a World Cup final in which France took the trophy, beating Croatia 4-2. We dial up Philippe Auclair, …

Croatia punched above their weight but could not beat fate and France | David Hytner | Football

Ivan Perisic has done more than most to ignite Croatia’s World Cup adventure, to carry them into uncharted territory and to allow this small nation with big hearts to dream of the ultimate triumph. The imposing winger gilded his legend with a lovely first-half goal that showcased not only his touch and ruthlessness but the …

World Cup 2018 final: France v Croatia – live! | Football

9.53am EDT09:53 It’s a big day for Olivier Giroud who has been utilised as a non-scoring striker by Deschamps throughout the tournament but his hold up play and physicality has been essential in getting the best out of those around him, as Griezmann and Mbappe will testify. The scene seems set for him to score …

World Cup 2018: Final buildup, latest on France v Croatia – live! | Football

Gareth Southgate’s young and talented squad have surpassed all expectations. No England team have bettered the fourth place they claimed, unexpectedly and joyously, on foreign soil. Plenty of those on the outside looking in will offer reminders that they escaped high-calibre opposition courtesy of a kind draw, and that Belgium, ranked third in the world, …

World Cup 2018: Final buildup as England battle Belgium for bronze – live | Football

2.50am EDT02:50 Another good yarn from a while back is this from Paul Wilson looking at why the management styles of Gareth Southgate or Roberto Martínez have been so highly praised at this World Cup, despite their records of relative failure in the Premier League: Will either of them further feather their fedoras with a …