According to the poll, 17 percent believe the team will get past the group stage, while 14 percent say Russia will not make it to the knockout stage. READ MORE: FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia Draws More Indian Fans Than Ever Only 9 percent of the respondents believe that Russia can reach the quarter-finals, and 6 percent consider it possible that the team will play in the semi-finals. Another 6 percent think that the team is strong enough to reach the final. More than 30 percent of the respondents said they were completely uninterested in football. © Sputnik/ Ramil SitdikovFootball Fans Book About Half of Free Train Seats to Russia World Cup – OfficialAt the same time, over 70 percent of Russians are happy about their country hosting the FIFA World Cup this summer, the Public Opinion Foundation's (FOM) poll results showed Friday. This number has considerably increased since 2014, with 74 percent … [Read more...] about Only 4% of Russian Football Fans Believe National Team Can Win World Cup – Poll
Football has changed quite a bit since Jim Calvert was helping run Marsden CW Juniors football team – dedication that earned a testimonial match and a magnificent trophy in 1976 for his 30-plus years service to the club. Today his nephew Jeff Appleyard, who sent us these Marsden team photos, tells us more about the club stalwart.Jeff says: “The footballs in those days looked really heavy and I can remember Jim bringing them home and dubbing them, and I’m sure the boots too!“His wife, my aunt Millie Calvert, washed the shirts and shorts. They were like canvas when wet. I know this because my wife Ada stood in for aunty when she was off colour!” … [Read more...] about More Marsden football memories
Artur Petrosyan has quit as the head coach of Armenian national football team, the Football Federation of Armenia (FFA) said. Petrosyan announced his resignation at today’s meeting with the FFA President Ruben Hayrapetyan. During the meeting they discussed the performances of the national squad, noting that the Armenian team has little time to prepare for the UEFA Nations League and stressing the need for changes. Hayrapetyan and Petrosyan thanked each other for the joint work. The new coach of the team will be named in next few days. Artur Petrosyan was appointed as the head coach of Armenia’s national squad in 2016, replacing Varuzhan Sukiasyan. Տեքստում սխալ կամ վրիպակ նկատելու դեպքում, ուղարկեք … [Read more...] about Head coach of Armenia’s national football team resigns
0 Have your say Lengthy jail terms imposed on dodgy football streaming salesmen have been welcomed as a warning to similar con artists. After releasing mugshots of the pair for the first time, the boss of one of the organisations behind the prosecution said the four-and-a-half year sentences were a “clear message” that the rights of legitimate businesses and consumers would be protected.Jason Graham, 45, of Front Street, East Boldon, and John Dodds, 65, of Stainton Road, Seamer, near Scarborough, both admitted conspiracy to defraud at Newcastle Crown Court earlier this week.Graham, also known as Richards, also pleaded guilty to perverting the cause of justice after hiding evidence in his freezer as investigators closed in on him.Together they sold an illegal satellite and streaming service to more than 270 pubs and clubs across the North East.This allowed their clients to broadcast Premier League football, boxing bouts and other sporting events for a fraction of … [Read more...] about Jail terms for dodgy football streaming salesmen are warning to others
SOCCER Aid is returning for 2018, and it promises to be bigger and better. But who is in the line-up? And how do you get a ticket? Here's what we know... When is Soccer Aid? And how do I get a ticket? Soccer Aid is on June 10, 2018, and will be held at Old Trafford in Manchester. Tickets are on sale now and are priced between £10 and £50. They are available at www.manutd.com/socceraid or by calling 0161 444 2018 The match will be screened on ITV - however, a time is yet to be confirmed. Who is in the Soccer Aid line up? The full line-up is yet to be released but we do know who the team captain are. Robbie Williams will head up the England Team and Olympian Usain Bolt will be captain of the World XI Team. They will compete against each other with teams made up of A-list stars and footballing legends. Mo Farah, Gordon Ramsay and Brendan Cole are already confirmed. Now Olly Murs announced that he'll be joining the England team once more alongside Mark Wright. Also … [Read more...] about When is Soccer Aid 2018 on ITV, who’s in the line-up and how do I get tickets to Old Trafford charity football match?