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Belgium See Off England Challenge To Claim World Cup Bronze Medal

Belgium's defender Thomas Meunier (2L) is congratulated by teammates after scoring during their Russia 2018 World Cup play-off for third place football match between Belgium and England at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on July 14, 2018. (Photo by OLGA MALTSEVA / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO MOBILE PUSH ALERTS/DOWNLOADS (Photo credit should read OLGA MALTSEVA/AFP/Getty Images)

England have finished fourth in the World Cup after going down to a 2-0 defeat to Belgium in Saturday’s play-off in Saint Petersburg. Gareth Southgate’s men, insisting that they were looking to finish on a high despite the deflating semi-final defeat to Croatia, looked brighter from open play than they had done at any other point since the clash with …

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Done Deal: Chelsea Complete £57m Signing Of Jorginho

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 13: Chelsea Unveil New Signing Jorginho at Stamford Bridge on July 13, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

Chelsea have announced the signing of Italian international Jorginho from Napoli. The midfielder has signed a five-year contract at Stamford Bridge, and becomes Chelsea’s first major signing of the summer in a deal believed to be worth around £57m (€65m). Jorginho is a Blue! 🙌#WelcomeJorginho pic.twitter.com/Uwh5h3gecx — Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) July 14, 2018 His arrival comes hot on the heels of …

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England And Belgium Meet Again For World Cup Consolation Prize

TOPSHOT - Players vie for the ball during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group G football match between England and Belgium at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on June 28, 2018. (Photo by Attila KISBENEDEK / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO MOBILE PUSH ALERTS/DOWNLOADS (Photo credit should read ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images)

England face Belgium in the World Cup third-place play-off on Saturday with the tournament’s top scorer Harry Kane eyeing the chance to add to his six goals in the meeting of the beaten semi-finalists. Both teams will line up in Saint Petersburg with a sense of what might have been as France and Croatia prepare for Sunday’s final in Moscow’s …

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Daley Blind Closing In On €21m Manchester United Departure

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 05: Daley Blind of Manchester United looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Manchester United and Derby County at Old Trafford on January 5, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

Daley Blind’s Manchester United career looks set to come to an end this weekend. The Dutch international has fallen out of favour under Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford, and a report in the De Telegraaf has alleged that a deal has been agreed to take Blind back to former club Ajax. The report has since been corroborated by BBC Sport, meaning that …

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Chelsea Confirm The Appointment Of Maurizio Sarri As New Head Coach

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 14: Chelsea Unveil New Head Coach Maurizio Sarri at Stamford Bridge on July 14, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

The latest managerial saga at Chelsea has finally come to a conclusion. Less than 24 hours after the club finally confirmed the dismissal of Antonio Conte, Chelsea have announced the appointment of Maurizio Sarri as their new head coach. Maurizio Sarri is the new Chelsea head coach! Full story: https://t.co/qQwb5xZT3f#WelcomeSarri pic.twitter.com/DCNfoVCoz6 — Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) July 14, 2018 The Italian …

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Done Deal: Liverpool Complete Signing Of Xherdan Shaqiri

Liverpool have continued their summer spending in earnest, having made an exciting attacking acquisition. Reports had linked Liverpool in recent weeks with Stoke City’s Xherdan Shaqiri, who was always likely to leave the club after they were relegated from the Premier League. Fresh from his World Cup campaign with Switzerland, in which he scored a famous, politically-charged late winner against Serbia, …

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