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EFF Daily: England injury news, pick Sweden’s Alexander Isak & captain Harry Kane

EFF Daily: June 18th updates Friday’s Euro Fantasy Football action sees England play out their second group game of the tournament.The day’s action will begin with Sweden vs Slovakia facing off. The former held their own against Spain last time out and likely fancy their chances against much weaker opposition on Friday.Croatia will then take on the Czech Republic at 5 PM UK time. The Czech Republic have a great chance of finishing 2nd in Group D after picking up a win over Scotland on Monday.And...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Sweden, Scotland, Qatar, Spain, Sport, Getty Images, Czech Republic, Soccer, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, John Stones, Three Lions


EFF Daily: England injury news, pick Sweden star & captain Kane

Euro Fantasy Football, June 18th updates Friday’s Euro Fantasy Football action sees England play out their second group game of the tournament.The day’s action will begin with Sweden vs Slovakia facing off. The former held their own against Spain last time out and likely fancy their chances against much weaker opposition on Friday.Croatia will then take on the Czech Republic at 5 PM UK time. The Czech Republic have a great chance of finishing 2nd in Group D after picking up a win over Scotland o...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Sweden, Scotland, Qatar, Spain, Sport, Getty Images, Czech Republic, Soccer, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, John Stones, Three Lions


Former KROQ DJ Richard Blade will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

English DJ and radio personality Richard Blade will be honored with a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame. “OMG … there’s a little kid from a small seaside town in England with tears in his eyes right now as he sits typing this in total disbelief,” Blade wrote as he took to social media shortly after the full Hollywood Walk of Fame Class of 2022 was announced on Thursday. “If only Mum & Dad were here to share this with me – a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Never in a thousand years did I thi...
Tags: Europe, England, Los Angeles, Sport, Carrie Fisher, Soccer, Elvis Presley, Michael Strahan, Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Kenan Thompson, KROQ, Rush Limbaugh, Wink Martindale, Torquay England, Blade, Ted Stryker


5 things we learnt as Belgium defeat Denmark

1. Kevin De Bruyne is back Wow. What a difference Kevin De Bruyne made when brought on at half-time.The Manchester City midfielder had been out injured following a nasty clash with Antonio Rudiger in the Champions League final, but returned to play 45 minutes against Belgium.Although he understandably tired late in the game, he was instrumental in helping Belgium overturn a one goal deficit to emerge 2-1 winners. De Bruyne’s assist is a thing of beauty 😍 #Euro2020 pic.twitter.com/ZRy3gw2mff — ES...
Tags: Europe, England, Russia, Sport, Soccer, Manchester City, Belgium, Finland, Denmark, Graeme Souness, Espn, Jan Vertonghen, Christian Eriksen, Kevin De Bruyne, Toby Alderweireld, Jason Denayer


Wolves secure first summer signing as Bruno Lage era begins

 Wolverhampton Wanderers have, on Thursday, announced the club’s first signing of the summer – Yerson Mosquera. Nuno out/Bruno in The 2021/22 campaign will of course represent one of change at Molineux.This comes with long-time boss Nuno Espirito Santo having opted to depart the West Midlands, on the back of an apparent falling out with the club’s owners.The Portuguese is said to have been left dismayed by Wolves’ transfer prospects ahead of next season, with the rift, in the end, having proven ...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Colombia, Soccer, Premier League, Tottenham, Everton, West Midlands, Benfica, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Bruno, Nuno, Molineux, Atletico Nacional, Nuno Espirito Santo, Nuno Santo


Mancini Believes Italy Can Win Euro 2020

Roberto Mancini insists Italy can win Euro 2020 after they became the first side to reach the knockout stage after Manuel Locatelli’s double and Ciro Immobile’s late strike sealed a dominant 3-0 win over Switzerland in Rome. They returned to the top of Group A, after Wales’ 2-0 win over Turkey, following a 10th straight win without conceding. Mancini said: “In the European Championship there’s France, Portugal and Belgium – one of those are world champions, another are European champions and th...
Tags: Europe, Wales, Sport, Turkey, Rome, Soccer, Italy, Serie A, World Cup, Switzerland, Belgium, Tickets, Roberto Mancini, Sassuolo, Ciro Immobile, Mancini


5 things you need to know before Ukraine vs North Macedonia, Denmark vs Belgium & Holland vs Austria

Ukraine vs North Macedonia, Denmark vs Belgium & Holland vs Austria Bad news Euro 2020 lovers: after today, there are only two more matchdays with three fixtures in them.Happily, today brings a feast of football, starting with a must-win game for matchday one losers Ukraine and North Macedonia.Emotions will be high during Denmark versus Belgium, while June 17, 2021 closes with Holland taking on Austria in Amsterdam. 5 things you need to know: Video from Alison Bender 101 ambassador, Alison Bende...
Tags: Europe, Russia, Sport, Barcelona, Ukraine, Austria, Soccer, Italy, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo, Belgium, Holland, Denmark, Atalanta


Euro Daily: Eriksen latest, Clasico showdown, Serie A intrigue, Netherlands favourites & Lukaku going for Golden Boot

Euro Daily: June 17, 2021 Day 6 of the European Championships will see a trio of fixtures played out, as the Netherlands, Belgium and Austria aim to build on respective opening day victories.Below, check out five things you need to know about Thursday’s action. It’s time for your #EURO2020 5-a-day with Alison Bender as she highlights five things to watch out for today 🏆 From Serie A stars to El Clasico, today’s action has it all 🙌 What are you excited to see? #NED #DEN #UKR #MKD #AUT #BEL pic.tw...
Tags: Europe, Instagram, Russia, Sport, Barcelona, Ukraine, Getty Images, Austria, Munich, Soccer, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Carlo Ancelotti, Cristiano Ronaldo


Euro Daily: Eriksen latest, Clasico showdown, Serie A intrigue, Netherlands the favourites and Lukaku’s Golden Boot claim

Euro Daily: June 17, 2021 Day 6 of the European Championships will see a trio of fixtures played out, as the Netherlands, Belgium and Austria aim to build on respective opening day victories.Below, check out five things you need to know about Thursday’s action. 1) Christian Eriksen Like everyone else, we at 101 are praying for Christian Eriksen, after his cardiac arrest during Denmark’s opening day defeat to Finland.Football, as a whole, still feels altogether unimportant when taking into consid...
Tags: Europe, Instagram, Russia, Sport, Barcelona, Ukraine, Getty Images, Austria, Munich, Soccer, Macedonia, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Carlo Ancelotti


Biden, Putin conclude summit between ‘two great powers’

By AAMER MADHANI, JONATHAN LEMIRE and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV GENEVA (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin concluded their summit meeting Wednesday between what the American leader called “two great powers,” wrapping up more quickly than expected. The pair’s second sit-down, with aides present on both sides, lasted about 65 minutes. That session was to be divided into two parts with a break in between, but concluded without a second part. The two sides had said they ex...
Tags: Europe, Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, White House, China, Iraq, Russia, America, Barack Obama, Sport, Turkey, Joe Biden, Ukraine


Tottenham Hotspur 2021-2022 Fixtures

Tottenham will start their 2021/22 Premier League campaign with a mouth-watering home match against champions Manchester City on August 14. ​​​Spurs, who will want to improve on their seventh-place finish last season, then travel to Wolves in their first away game the following week. They host Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea on September 18 before the first north London derby of the season against Arsenal at the Emirates on September 25. In full: All the 2021/22 Premier League fixtures Find out more abo...
Tags: Europe, London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Southampton, Manchester City, Spurs, Tottenham, White Hart Lane, Newcastle United


‘Two great powers’: Biden, Putin plunge into hours of talks

By AAMER MADHANI, JONATHAN LEMIRE and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV GENEVA (AP) — With stern expressions and polite words before the cameras, President Joe Biden and Russia’s Vladimir Putin plunged into hours of face-to-face talks Wednesday at a lush lakeside Swiss mansion, a highly anticipated summit at a time when both leaders agree that relations between their countries are at an all-time low. Biden called it a discussion between “two great powers” and said it was “always better to meet face to face.” ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, White House, China, Iraq, Russia, America, Barack Obama, Sport, Turkey, Joe Biden, Ukraine


Liverpool 2021-2022 Fixtures

​​​​​​Liverpool will kick off the 2021/22 Premier League season with a trip to take on newly-promoted Norwich City at Carrow Road on August 14. Jurgen Klopp’s side, who finished in third place last season, host Chelsea and champions Man City on August 28 and October 2 respectively, before they face Man Utd at Old Trafford on October 23. The first Merseyside derby of the season takes place at Goodison on the evening of November 30, while Leeds United visit Anfield on Boxing Day, before the Reds b...
Tags: Europe, UK, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Southampton, Manchester City, West Ham United, Old Trafford, Newcastle United, Everton


Biden arrives in Geneva for meeting with Putin

By Aamer Madhani, Jonathan Lemire and Lorne Cook | Associated Press GENEVA — Buoyed by days of partnership-building sessions with America’s democratic allies, Joe Biden arrived in Geneva on Tuesday for the most-watched and tensest part of his first European tour as president: talks with Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Biden is seeking to restore European ties that were strained under former President Donald Trump, who dismissed longstanding alliances with America’s democratic partners and sought out Pu...
Tags: Europe, Putin, Washington, White House, China, Russia, America, Eu, Sport, Joe Biden, Iran, Syria, Afghanistan, Atlantic, Soccer, United States


Jose Mourinho interested in move for Manchester City defender

Defensive reinforcement on Mourinho’s radar Having joined a side with the 10th best defensive record in the Serie A last season, new manager Jose Mourinho has set his sights on defensive reinforcements this summer.Roma finished a disappointing seventh last campaign, meaning that they missed out on any European football for 2021-22.Granit Xhaka, currently at Arsenal, is already being lined up to strengthen the defensive midfield position, with a deal rumoured to be there to be done, but Arsenal h...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester City, Arsenal, Pep Guardiola, Bayern Munich, Bournemouth, Jose Mourinho, Etihad Stadium, Mikel Arteta, Roma, Aymeric Laporte, Mourinho, Xhaka


Jose Mourinho interested in loan move for Manchester City defender

Defensive reinforcement on Mourinho’s radar Having joined a side with the 10th best defensive record in the Serie A last season, new manager Jose Mourinho has set his sights on defensive reinforcements this summer.Roma finished a disappointing seventh last campaign, meaning that they missed out on any European football for 2021-22.Granit Xhaka, currently at Arsenal, is already being lined up to strengthen the defensive midfield position, with a deal rumoured to be there to be done, but Arsenal h...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester City, Arsenal, Pep Guardiola, Bayern Munich, Bournemouth, Jose Mourinho, Etihad Stadium, Mikel Arteta, Roma, Aymeric Laporte, Mourinho, Xhaka


Chelsea make Tammy Abraham plus cash offer for Erling Haaland

Chelsea have made a bid for Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland, according to a report on Tuesday. Haaland impressing with BVB Since making the switch to Borussia Dortmund, Haaland has cemented himself as one of the brightest young prospects in world football.All told, Haaland has scored 57 goals in just 59 outings for BVB, a return which only top players such as Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert Lewandowski are usually able to provide in Europe’s top-five leagues.The 20-year-old’s co...
Tags: Europe, UK, France, Germany, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Southampton, Borussia Dortmund, Dortmund, Robert Lewandowski, Lionel Messi Cristiano Ronaldo, Abraham, Tammy Abraham, Southampton England, St Mary s Stadium


The 100 Golden Boy nominations revealed: Arsenal top the England clubs but Spurs are without a single nomination

The Golden Boy award The yearly Golden Boy awards give a glimpse into the most exciting talents to come through around the world.There is a star studded history of winners who have gone onto great things. Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Wayne Rooney and Cesc Fabregas were all early winners of the competition which began in 2003.However, there are always some winners whose careers do not pan out quite as expected. Alexandre Pato in 2009 experienced a host of injury problems which affected his rise.M...
Tags: Europe, England, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Manchester City, Wembley Stadium, Mario Balotelli, Spurs, Old Trafford, Champions League, Bayern Munich, Cesc Fabregas, Borussia Dortmund, Iceland


Vagliano Trophy and Junior Vagliano Trophy postponed due to travel restrictions

Golf Club de Lausanne The Vagliano Trophy and the Junior Vagliano Trophy scheduled to be played on 25 and 26 June at Golf Club de Lausanne, Switzerland have been postponed due to travel restrictions as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.“We are disappointed to have to announce the postponement of the Vagliano Trophy Matches,” said EGA President, Haukur...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Switzerland, Great Britain, Amateur golf, EGA, Haukur Örn Birgisson, Golf Club de Lausanne Switzerland


‘The Silicon Valley of turf’: how the UK’s pursuit of the perfect pitch changed football

They used to look like quagmires, ice rinks or dustbowls, depending on the time of year. But as big money entered football, pristine pitches became crucial to the sport’s image – and groundskeepers became starsIt was a big moment for English football talent when Real Madrid poached Paul Burgess from Arsenal in 2009. After starting his career at Blackpool FC, Burgess had arrived at the north London club in 1999, rising to prominence at the age of just 21. He excelled on the European stage during ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, London, Football, Sport, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Portugal, Agriculture, Ipswich Town, Wembley, Silicon Valley, Alan Ferguson, Madrid, Barnsley


Spain draw blank with Sweden in Euro 2020 opener

Seville (Spain) (AFP) – Spain’s new team struggled with the familiar problems on Monday as a string of missed chances allowed Sweden to hang on for a goalless draw in their Euro 2020 opener in Seville.  Alvaro Morata wasted the best opportunity of a dominant first half, in which Spain churned out 419 passes, the most of any team on record in the opening 45 minutes of a European Championship fixture.  But Luis Enrique’s team lost their rhythm after the interval and Sweden might even have won it,...
Tags: Europe, Sweden, Russia, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Real Sociedad, Poland, Uefa, Slovakia, Luis Enrique, Koke, Sergio Busquets, Jordi Alba, Seville, Afp


Freedom delayed: UK pushes back reopen date as delta variant surges

By Pan Pylas | Associated Press LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed Monday that the next planned relaxation of coronavirus restrictions in England will be delayed by four weeks, until July 19, as a result of the spread of the delta variant. In a press briefing, Johnson voiced his confidence that he won’t need to delay the plan to lift restrictions on social contact further, as millions more people get fully vaccinated against the virus. He said that by July 19, two-thirds of ...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, London, California, France, China, India, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Boris Johnson, Johnson, LA County, PAN PYLAS


Southgate Encouraged As England’s Win Relieves Tension

England boss Gareth Southgate says his side’s opening European Championship win over Croatia will “relieve some tension” in his squad. Remarkably this the first time England have won their opening game at the any Euro tournament. Raheem Sterling scored the only goal in front of 22,500 fans at Wembley after being set up by Leeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips. “You know if you don’t win the first game, the pressure ramps up,” Southgate told BBC Radio 5 Live. “We have two really difficult games left i...
Tags: Europe, England, Scotland, Sport, Euro, Czech Republic, Soccer, World Cup, Raheem Sterling, Wembley, Croatia, Gareth Southgate, Three Lions, Tickets, Leeds, BBC Radio


Man City set to offer €110m for Erling Haaland

Man City linked with Haaland Erling Haaland joined Borussia Dortmund in January of 2020, and he has since gone on to notch a sensational record both domestically and in Europe.All told, Haaland has scored 57 goals in just 59 outings for BVB, a return which only top players such as Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert Lewandowski are usually able to provide in Europe’s top-five leagues.The 20-year-old’s contract is believed to contain a release clause of around £65m, but that is not due to ...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Barcelona, Ukraine, Soccer, Chelsea, Netherlands, Sergio Aguero, Borussia Dortmund, Man City, Agüero, Robert Lewandowski, Lionel Messi Cristiano Ronaldo, Simon Phillips, Haaland, Erling Haaland


6 robot helpers used for health services, eldercare and social support

This week’s column is in response to H.N.’s question from last week about robots caring for older people, indicating he did not want a robot to care for him.  Let’s take a look at six innovative robots that provide social support, connection and health services.  ElliQ:  This robot for eldercare was developed by Intuition Robotics, an Israeli start-up with California offices. The object sits on a table and lights up when you call it. It has no face, arms or legs yet can imitate head moti...
Tags: Europe, Japan, California, Germany, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Forbes, Helen, Santa Clarita, Stella Dallas, Jim Henson, Jennie, Paro, Intuition Robotics, Tom Stevens


Lukaku Stars As Belgium Begins Euro 2020 In Style

Romelu Lukaku struck twice as Belgium confirmed their status as one of the favourites for Euro 2020 with a confident 3-0 victory over Russia on Saturday. Despite being without key performer Kevin De Bruyne, world number one ranked Belgium were rarely in trouble against a Russia side that struggled to impose themselves. Roberto Martinez’s Belgium top Group B on three points, ahead on goal difference of Finland who beat Denmark in the group’s other game in Copenhagen. Belgium are unbeaten in 10 ga...
Tags: Europe, Russia, Sport, Euro, Soccer, Manchester United, World Cup, Belgium, Finland, Denmark, Roberto Martinez, Tickets, Christian Eriksen, Inter Milan, Romelu Lukaku, Kevin De Bruyne


Denmark’s Christian Eriksen ‘Gone’ Before Cardiac Resuscitation

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen was “gone” before he was resuscitated after suffering a cardiac arrest, the team’s doctor Morten Boesen said in a news conference on Sunday. Eriksen was taken to a hospital in Copenhagen on Saturday after he collapsed on the pitch during Denmark’s Euro 2020 opener against Finland. “He was gone, and we did cardiac resuscitation. It was a cardiac arrest,” Boesen said. “How close were we [to losing Eriksen]? I don’t know. “We got him back after one defibrillator...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Finland, Denmark, Uefa, Copenhagen, Christian Eriksen, Inter Milan, Eriksen, Aleksander Ceferin, Boesen, Kasper Hjulmand, Hjulmand, Morten Boesen


The rise and fall of the European Super League: when the American challenge backfires

In the long history of America’s influence on the politics of innovation in Europe, the case of the planned football Super League stands out. This is not because of the project as such, but simply because, of all the variety of responses Europe has produced when faced with the latest American novelty, none has provoked enthusiasm and rejection—above all rejection—with such extraordinary intensity, unity, and speed.The Super League scheme is well known to have precedents going back decades in a l...
Tags: Europe, Books, Hollywood, US, America, Netflix, Britain, Premier League, New York Times, Real Madrid, Boris Johnson, Uefa, Florentino Perez, Jeff Bezos, Johnson, Rupert Murdoch


Euro 2020: split loyalties as UK bars put up the bunting for Croatian fans

Despite Covid restrictions, pubs are getting ready for supporters to see their team take on EnglandEd Thomas has never shown the European Championships in his bar, but this time he’s hung up the bunting and will watch his team play their first Euro 2020 opening match with muted glee.But who to support in today’s England v Croatia game, a “rematch” of the 2018 World Cup semi-final? For Thomas is half-Croatian and half-English. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Football, Sport, UK News, Croatia, European Championship, Thomas, Euro 2020


LA, Orange County students set to begin competing in National Spelling Bee

LOS ANGELES — The 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee began on Saturday, June 12, on a virtual basis, with a 13-year-old from Tarzana and two from Orange County among the reduced field of 209. Irene Thomas graduated Friday from eighth grade at the Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies, a fourth through 12th grade magnet school in Tarzana. It kept its original name after moving to the site of the former Sequoia Junior High School in 1980. She enjoys reading books (dystopian novels in particular...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Europe, Japan, News, Education, La, Los Angeles, Department Of Defense, Sport, Soccer, Community, Cupertino, District Of Columbia, Orange County, Orange



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