Home / Tag Archives: Russia (page 2)

Tag Archives: Russia

England prepares for World Cup with 2-1 win over Nigeria

England relied on goals from Gary Cahill and Harry Kane before slackening in the second half to beat Nigeria 2-1 in a World Cup warmup match on Saturday. On his first England appearance since October, Cahill headed in the opener in the seventh minute from Kieran Trippier’s corner in front …

Read More »

World Cup hosts Russia suffer more misery in loss to Austria

World Cup hosts Russia turned in another unconvincing display as Austria extended their winless run stretching back to October with a 1-0 victory in a friendly on Wednesday. The home side, who have not qualified for the finals, exposed defensive frailties in Stanislav Cherchesov’s team with Alessandro Schopf sending a …

Read More »

Egypt star Salah to travel to Spain for treatment: federation

Liverpool and Egypt star Mohamed Salah will travel to Spain on Tuesday for treatment on the injured shoulder that wrecked his Champions League final bid and threatens his World Cup participation. Egypt’s football federation (EFA) said Salah’s entourage had chosen Spain for a rehabilitation programme that Egyptians will hope helps …

Read More »

Chelsea owner Abramovich takes Israeli citizenship-report

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, the owner of Chelsea soccer club who has found himself without a visa to Britain, took Israeli citizenship on Monday and will move to Tel Aviv where he has bought a property, an Israeli media report said. Abramovich has been counted as one of the richest …

Read More »

South Korea beats Honduras in World Cup warm-up game

Son Heung-min’s spectacular second-half strike helped South Korea earn a comfortable 2-0 win over Honduras in a World Cup warm-up match on Monday. After a goalless first half, the Tottenham Hotspur forward fired home from outside the area at the hour mark to open the scoring against the Central Americans. …

Read More »

Salah says he will be in Russia despite shoulder injury

Mohamed Salah has declared he is hopeful of being fit to lead Egypt in their World Cup finals campaign next month after suffering a shoulder injury in the Champions League final in Kiev on Saturday. “It was a very tough night, but I’m a fighter. Despite the odds, I’m confident …

Read More »

UK asks Abramovich to prove his money is clean

Russian billionaire and Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has been told he will need to prove his wealth is legitimate if he wants to get back into the UK, Daily Star reports. Following the Sergei Skripal poisoning case in Salisbury, the Government has launched a war on Russian oligarchs entering the UK. …

Read More »