Players must ‘behave’, Iran tells families of FIFA team amid protests: Report

Iranian players refused to sing the national anthem in their opening match against England on November 21. They were called to a meeting with members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps. The players were told their families would face “violence and and torture” if they did not sing the anthem, CNN report says.
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10 hours ago

Wales reporter notebook: Does Rob Page do the unthinkable and drop Gareth Bale against England?

Wales need to be extraordinary to beat England at the 2022 World Cup. Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey have not impressed so far at this World Cup so far. The Welshmen need to win just a win over England to progress to the last 16 of the tournament. The other option for progression involves the help of USA and Iran, that is they draw.
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Steve Waugh - 'The public has almost overdosed on cricket'

The three one-dayers against England seemed pretty insignificant, really, I mean, what were they playing for? There wasn't big crowds, I think the public has almost overdosed on cricket. For the fans and spectators, it is hard to make a connection because you're not sure who is playing, Waugh said on SEN's.SAturday Morning Mowers Club show. It's hard to follow the Australian side because every time they play they have a different team.
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FIFA World Cup 2022: Big-game Players Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey Can Answer Critics in England Clash, Says Joe Allen

Wales midfielder Joe Allen says Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey are big-game players who could step up in their final group game against England. Wales lost 2-0 to Iran at the World Cup in their opening game of the tournament in Brazil. The Asian side are bottom of Group B with only one shot on goal from Gareth Bale. Allen says he is ready to start after coming on as a late substitute.
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2 days ago

'Best in the World in Tests but Hasn't Done Well in ODIs, T20Is': Ex-Cricketer's Harsh Verdict on Pant's Future

India wicketkeeper batter Rishabh Pant has been under the scanner for a streak of unsuccessful outings in the limited overs format. The 25-year-old scored his maiden ODI hundred in England a few months ago. He scored a 23-ball 15 in the first ODI on Friday which India lost by 7 wickets.
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3 days ago

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022: Southgate got his team selection all wrong against USA

England drew 0-0 with the USA in their opening match of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Gareth Southgate kept faith with the same 11 that did so well against Iran. But that hunger and desire that saw them overwhelm Iran was nowhere to be seen against the USA. The point for England moves them on to four and they are almost certain to qualify for The Round of 16.
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3 days ago

ODI World Cup Super League: Team India Leads Points Table Despite Defeat Against New Zealand

Hosts India continue to top the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Super League standings. India suffered a seven-wicket defeat against New Zealand in the opening ODI against the Black Caps. New Zealand climbed two spots to fourth position by virtue of that win. India are at the top with 129 points from 19 matches, followed by England (125 points)
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3 days ago

India continue to lead Cricket WC Super League standings despite loss to NZ

India suffered a seven-wicket defeat against New Zealand in the opening ODI. The Black Caps climbed two spots to fourth in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League standings. India are at the top with 129 points from 19 matches, followed by England, Australia, Australia and Bangladesh.
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4 days ago

FIFA World Cup 2022: England captain Harry Kane spotted wearing Rainbow Rolex watch after One Love armband ban - India Today

England captain Harry Kane spotted wearing rainbow-themed Rolex watch ahead of match against USA. England and many teams were banned from wearing the One Love armband by FIFA. FIFA threatened to punish players and teams if they proceeded to wear it during matches. England can secure a place in the Round Of 16 with a win over USA on Friday.
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4 days ago

‘Are political questions fair', Iran football coach confronts reporter

Iran's head coach Carlos Queiroz confronted a BBC journalist after a pre-match press conference dominated by political issues in Iran. The head coach demanded to know why other football managers do not face similar questions on political situations. Iran striker Mehdi Taremi said he is not concerned about any consequences for him or his team-mates after they refused to sing the national anthem before their match against England.
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4 days ago

FIFA World Cup 2022: Iran players under no pressure after refusing to sing anthem, says Mehdi Taremi

Iran striker Mehdi Taremi says the national team are under no pressure after refusing to sing the national anthem in their first match at the World Cup against England. The players stood in silence as the anthem played at the Khalifa International Stadium as their fans shouted and made thumbs-down gestures. Iran coach Carlos Queiroz says the media has the right to ask questions on politics surrounding games.
#MehdiTaremi #SportsNews #FIFAWorldCup2022 #WorldCup #Iran #News #Sports #Football

4 days ago

‘He’s becoming a liability, bring in Samson': Ex-cricketer blasts India star

Team India crashed out of the ICC World T20 after suffering an embarrassing defeat to England in the second semi-final. The Kohli-starrer Team India failed to live up to expectations in the knockout phase of the T20 World Cup. After putting a below-par 168 on the board, India were not able to take a single England wicket.
#Samson #HindustanTimes #ICCWorldT20 #T20WorldCup #India #News #Sports #Cricket

5 days ago

India vs New Zealand 2022: 'Need to Have Context Especially In Bilateral Series'-Kane Williamson After Empty Stands at MCG

The recently concluded three match ODI series between Australia and England is a massive red flag for the future of ODI cricket. For, the crowds have been less throughout the series and the final match at MCG saw a handful of them which means the massive cauldron had empty seats almost everywhere.
#KaneWilliamson #ODI #Australia #News #Sports #Cricket

5 days ago

Marcus Rashford reveals mental health key to improved form at Qatar World Cup - 'You have to be happy' - Eurosport

Marcus Rashford scored in England's 6-2 win over Iran in the World Cup. The 25-year-old has scored eight goals for Manchester United this season. Rashford put his resurgence down to improved mental and physical health. The Manchester United man is yet to sign a new deal despite having less than a year left on his current deal.
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6 days ago

ICC Team rankings: England lose top spot after being thumped by Australia; new No.1 ODI team emerges

England lose ODI World No.1 spot after crushing defeat against Australia. New Zealand are promoted to the top of the tally. Australia pips Pakistan from the fourth spot to become the No.2 ODI team. The Men in Blue have more points in total than the Australian side.
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6 days ago

Can you go to work with Covid: What to do if you test positive

The Living with Covid plan brought an end to the legal requirement for employees to tell their employers when they have tested positive for the virus and need to self-isolate. Most people in England are no longer advised to get tested and can no longer get free lateral flow tests from the NHS unless you are one of a small number of people eligible.
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6 days ago

FIFA presenter asked by Qatari police to remove OneLove band live on air

Danish journalist was stopped by Qatari police while filming World Cup segment in Doha. Jon Pagh refused to take off the OneLove armband, which has been controversial during the FIFA World Cup 2022 as homosexuality is illegal in Qatar. Captains of England, Wales, Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany and Denmark were set to wear the armbands at the World Cup.
#JonPagh #FIFA #Qatari #Danish #Doha #News #Sports #Football

6 days ago

FIFA World Cup 2022: England Captain Harry Kane to Have Scan on Right Ankle

Harry Kane will have a scan on his right ankle before Friday's World Cup Group B match against the United States. The England captain was caught by a tackle from Morteza Pouraliganji in the 48th minute of England’s opener against Iran. The striker was later seen slightly limping and wearing a light strapping.
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6 days ago

FIFA reveals why they add long periods of stoppage time  - Bavarian Football Works

England's 6-2 win over Iran finished after 13 minutes of stoppage time. Both teams played up to 116 minutes of football, only four minutes off the standard duration of extra time after 90 minutes. FIFA say it's down to accurate calculation of lost time due to celebrations, injuries, and others.
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6 days ago

Iranian television interrupted the broadcast of the match with England during the national anthem

Iranian state TV interrupted the broadcast of the national team's match with England in the group stage of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The incident occurred when the players didn't sing the national anthem before the start of the meeting. Media also reported that Iranian fans booed the national national anthem. England beat Iran 6-2 in the first round of the World Cup 2022.
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1 weeks ago