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England duo Mount, Chilwell to isolate until June 28, will miss Czech game

London (AFP) – England will be without Chelsea duo Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell for their final Euro 2020 Group D match on Tuesday against the Czech Republic and potentially their last-16 tie, after the... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, Chelsea, Ben Chilwell, Afp, Mason Mount, Mount Chilwell

How Christian Eriksen reacted to Denmark’s win vs Russia

Denmark smash Russia to qualify Denmark, despite all the odds, managed to batter Russia 4-1 in Copenhagen to qualify for the knockout stages.Their win was enough, thanks to Belgium beating Finland, to send them through to the next round.Goals from Mikkel Damsgaard, Yussuf Poulsen, Andreas Christensen and Joakim Maehle were more than enough to cancel out Artem Dzyuba’s 70′ penalty. Wait for it… Denmark have their round of 16 spot confirmed! @dbulandshold | #EURO2020 — ...
Tags: Instagram, Wales, Scotland, Russia, Sport, Soccer, Belgium, Finland, Denmark, Uefa, Christian, Copenhagen, Christian Eriksen, Andreas Christensen, Thiago Silva, Christensen

UEFA refuses to light Munich stadium in rainbow colours for Germany-Hungary match

Munich (Germany) (AFP) – UEFA on Tuesday rejected plans by the city of Munich to light the Allianz Arena in rainbow colours for the Germany-Hungary Euro 2020 match in support of the LGBT community and... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Germany, Sport, Munich, Soccer, Uefa, Afp, Munich Germany, Allianz Arena, Germany Hungary, AFP UEFA

Denmark ‘unit’ rides wave of emotion into Wales last-16 clash

Copenhagen (AFP) – Denmark is a nation united behind its football team after they charged into the Euro 2020 knockouts on a cathartic night in Copenhagen which sets them up well for the rest of... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Wales, Sport, Soccer, Denmark, Copenhagen, Afp

Where to find Croatia vs. Scotland on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Croatia vs. Scotland on US TV in Euro 2020, you’ve come to the right place. For viewers in the US, Croatia vs. Scotland will be... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Why Soucek will touch the crossbar & pay special attention to his wrists before the England game

Soucek superstitions Having already qualified along with England, the Czech Republic’s match against their final group game opponents will not need to rely on any form of luck.However, this will not stop one of their most important players carrying out his multitude of matchday rituals.Before each match, West Ham and Czech Republic midfielder Tomas Soucek has a number of rituals. Heading to the right goal, the midfielder winks and then touches the crossbar. He explains he has done this since his...
Tags: England, London, Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, West Ham United, Arsenal, Finland, Rangers, West Ham, Uefa, Fulham, Mike Dean, Sou, Craven Cottage, Kamara

Croatia vs Scotland: Context, H2H, key battles, subplots & predicted line-ups

Croatia vs Scotland – Context: This is quite simply a make-or-break game for both teams. Croatia and Scotland have failed to win a single match so far at Euro 2020 and will need to win if they have any hope of going through.Croatian came into the tournament knowing that they would be without some major hitters with the likes of Ivan Rakitic and Mario Mandzukic both retired. Those that have replaced them have so far failed to impress. Ivan Perisic is the singular goalscorer; another ageing member...
Tags: England, Scotland, Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, Premier League, Wembley, Croatia, Atletico Madrid, Steven Naismith, Hampden Park, Andrew Robertson, Mario Mandzukic, Ivan Perisic, Ivan Rakitic, David Marshall

5 things you need to know about England vs Czech Republic & Scotland vs Croatia

Euro Daily: June 22, 2021 The penultimate round of European Championship group stage fixtures will see just a pair of games played out, as the likes of Scotland and Croatia eye up crucial 3-point hauls.Below, check out five things you need to know about Tuesday’s action. 1) England vs Czech Republic repercussions As things stand, it remains all to play for in Group D. When it comes to England’s meeting with the Czech Republic, if the latter manage to avoid defeat, they will be guaranteed...
Tags: England, Scotland, Russia, Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Liverpool, West Ham United, Raheem Sterling, Everton, Portugal, Belgium, Wembley, Finland

Kubo and Yoshida in Japan squad ‘aiming for gold’ at home Olympics

Tokyo (AFP) – Former Southampton defender Maya Yoshida and Real Madrid youngster Takefusa Kubo were on Tuesday named in an 18-man Japan football squad “aiming for gold” at the Tokyo Olympics.   Japan have only... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Japan, Sport, Soccer, Southampton, Real Madrid, Tokyo, Afp, Yoshida, Kubo, Maya Yoshida, Takefusa Kubo

Where to find Czech Republic vs. England on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Czech Republic vs. England on US TV in Euro 2020, you’ve come to the right place. For viewers in the US, Czech Republic vs. England... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, US, Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, US Czech Republic, Where to find on TV

8 hurt, 6 hospitalized after multi-vehicle Van Nuys crash

VAN NUYS — Eight people were injured in a collision involving four vehicles, including two that were parked, in Van Nuys on Monday night. Firefighters were called to the 7400 block of Van Nuys Boulevard, near Valerio Street, at 10 p.m., according to Nicholas Prange of the Los Angeles Fire Department. Emergency crews are working to rescue people involved in a 3-car wreck in Van Nuys. — FOX 11 Los Angeles (@FOXLA) June 22, 2021 Six adults were taken to hospitals, with ...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Crash, Soccer, Local News, Van Nuys, West Covina, GLENDORA, Castaic, Prange, Top Stories LADN, Van Nuys Boulevard, Valerio Street, Nicholas Prange, Crime and Public Safety

L.A. man drowns after his canoe capsizes on a Missouri river

An 82-year-old California man drowned when his canoe capsized on the Current River in south Missouri, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. David Robles, Los Angeles, died Saturday on the river in Carter County. A strong current pushed his canoe into a root wad. Robles’ canoe capsized and he was caught in the roots, the patrol said. A root wad is the exposed roots of dead trees that stabilize river banks and provide habitat for fish. The Missouri Department of Conservation and National Park Se...
Tags: News, California, Accidents, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Missouri, Local News, Coast Guard, 101 Freeway, Humboldt, Sherman Oaks, Carter County, Robles, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Lake Havasu

Dodgers dominated by Yu Darvish in loss to Padres

SAN DIEGO — In keeping with the new crackdown on grip-enhancing substances, the umpires checked Padres starter Yu Darvish multiple times during Monday’s game. Like most of the Dodgers hitters, they came up empty. Darvish struck out 11 in six innings, including seven consecutive batters at one point, holding the Dodgers to two hits as a delighted sellout crowd at Petco Park watched the San Diego Padres “Beat L.A.,” 6-2. The latest renewal of this fresh-out-of-the-wrapper rivalry once again was pl...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Mlb, Will Smith, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres, Darvish, Yu Darvish, Dodgers, Padres, Petco Park, Tim Hill, Manny Machado, Betts

Suit accuses 7 L.A. County Sheriff’s deputies of striking a man dozens of times in the face

INGLEWOOD — A lawsuit against seven Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies accused them of beating a man dozens of times in the face, leaving him with broken bones and loss of sight in one eye, his attorneys announced Monday. Christopher Bailey has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the deputies and the Sheriff’s Department over the May 2020 beating in the Los Angeles suburb of Inglewood, KABC-TV reported. Seven deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department are being accused of...
Tags: News, Police, Los Angeles, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Glendale, Inglewood, Capitol, Los Angeles County, KABC, U S Postal Service, Bailey, Sheriff 's Department, Christopher Bailey, Los Angeles County Sheriff s Department

Body of Canoga Park teenager is recovered from Lake Havasu

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. — The body of a California teenager who apparently drowned in Lake Havasu was recovered Monday, authorities said. Mohave County Sheriff’s officials said the body of 16-year-old Isaiah Benz of Canoga Park was located around 10 a.m. on the bottom in the lake’s South Basin in about 35 feet of water. Search teams used divers and sonar technology to look for the teen Sunday but had to call off the effort at night fall. Authorities said Benz was part of a group out on the lake ...
Tags: News, California, Accidents, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Coast Guard, 101 Freeway, Humboldt, Authorities, Benz, Sherman Oaks, Mohave county, Lake Havasu, Pacoima, Metrolink

JPL scientists say high-altitude balloons may be used to study Venus

PASADENA — Researchers from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Caltech said today they want to further test the use of high-altitude balloons — like two used in California after a series of earthquakes about two years ago — to determine if they could be utilized to study seismic activity on Venus. Instruments attached to one of two “heliotrope” balloons detected a low-frequency acoustic vibration wash over it as a result of a 4.2-magnitude aftershock in July 2019, with scientists subsequently ...
Tags: Business, News, California, Government, Sport, Nasa, Soccer, Pasadena, Venus, Jpl, Caltech, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT

Man gets 35 years in prison for killing his estranged wife in Santa Clarita; parole possible because of Gascón directive

SAN FERNANDO — A Washington man who pleaded no contest to murdering his estranged wife in her Santa Clarita-area home while her children slept was sentenced Monday to 35 1/2 years to life in state prison, with a judge and the victim’s family saying they believe he should remain behind bars for the rest of his life. Superior Court Judge Cynthia L. Ulfig noted that James Matthew Dorsey “will have the possibility of being paroled in the future” as a result of the policies of Los Angeles County Dist...
Tags: News, Washington, Stabbing, Sport, Soccer, Homicide, Manson Family, Local News, Dorsey, Daniel Smith, Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, Sun Valley, Superior Court, San Fernando, Chevrolet Malibu

Stormwater capture project opens in Pacoima

LOS ANGELES — City officials have celebrated the opening of the Glenoaks-Filmore Stormwater Capture Project, which will capture stormwater and urban runoff from a 115-acre watershed. “The Glenoaks-Filmore Stormwater Capture Project will reduce localized flooding in an area that is disproportionately impacted by environmental concerns,” said Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez. “This $3.24 million project is a sustainable solution to managing stormwater and increasing groundwater recharge in the San Fe...
Tags: News, California, La, Environment, Los Angeles, Water, Drought, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Board of Public Works, Rodriguez, Pacoima, LADWP, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Los Angeles Department of Sanitation

Tiny home village to shelter homeless Angelenos opens in Echo Park

LOS ANGELES — A “tiny home village” that can serve as interim housing for up to 74 people experiencing homelessness is now open in a former parking lot in Echo Park. Councilman Mitch O’Farrell said the site, located at the corner of Alvarado Street and Scott Avenue, has 38 new cabins, showers, restrooms, a laundry area and a dog run. Residents will be provided with medical care, case management services and three meals a day. Thirty-two people had moved into the village as of Friday, according t...
Tags: Health, News, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Homeless, Venice, Farrell, Echo Park, Raman, North Hollywood, LA City Council, VILLANUEVA

LA Care Health Plan commits $5 million to new South LA medical school program

LOS ANGELES — As part of its $155 million commitment to attract physicians to underserved areas, L.A. Care Health Plan announced Monday, June 21 that it is giving $5 million to help fund the creation of a South L.A. medical school program focused on serving under-resourced communities. The donation will support the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, an historically black private medical school in Willowbrook that trains 28 medical students each year through a partnership with UC...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Ucla, Cdu, South Los Angeles, LA County, Willowbrook

LA Public Health announces study into Inglewood Oil Field health impacts

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced on Monday, June 21, it will conduct a second study, led by UCLA research teams, into the health impacts of living near the Inglewood Oil Field. UCLA teams will develop and implement the assessment, which will take into consideration residents’ distance from oil fields in an effort to better understand how community health is impacted. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will develop the assessment’s protoco...
Tags: Health, Energy, Business, News, Government, Environment, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Community, Ucla, Culver City, Baldwin Hills, Barbara Ferrer, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Albert Pujols on his Dodgers days: ‘This is the most fun that I’ve had in awhile’

SAN DIEGO — The shade stretched all the way up I-5 to Anaheim. “This is the most fun that I’ve had in a while,” Albert Pujols said Monday afternoon about his time with the Dodgers. “I’m having a great time right now, enjoying every moment, And, I’m just glad every time I’m out there I can help this ballclub to win and that’s my goal. I really don’t think ahead and just really focus on the moment and I’m enjoying this moment right now.” On the field, Pujols has been exactly what the Dodgers hoped...
Tags: Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, San Diego, Mlb, St Louis, Los Angeles Dodgers, Oklahoma City, University of Kentucky, Anaheim, Cardinals, OKC, Roberts, Dodgers

UCLA football receives commitment from four-star WR Jadyn Marshall

Stockton St. Mary’s receiver Jadyn Marshall announced his commitment to the UCLA football program on Monday via Twitter. The tweet included an image of Marshall in a UCLA football and track uniform and the words “Respect my decision!” The addition of the four-star prospect places the Bruins’ 2022 class third among Pac-12 programs and 28th in the nation on the 247sports rankings. Wide receivers coach Jerry Neuheisel was credited with recruiting the 6-foot-1, 180-pound Marshall but the Bruins were...
Tags: Oregon, Sports, Alabama, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, College sports, Usc, Jones, Ucla, Asu, Marshall, Bruins, Arizona State, St Mary, Nick Saban

The big dig: After 15 years of planning, wastewater tunneling begins beneath South Bay, Harbor Area

After more than a decade of meticulous planning, a massive $630 million underground tunneling project took a big step Monday June 21, 2021 as the actual tunnel boring machine was lowered by crane into the shaft. (Photo by Chuck Bennett, Contributing Photographer) After more than a decade of meticulous planning, a massive $630 million underground tunneling project took a big step Monday June 21, 2021 as the actual tunnel boring machine was lowered by crane into the shaft. (Photo by Chuck Ben...
Tags: News, Germany, Environment, Water, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, West Coast, Local News, San Pedro, Metro, Hewitt, Los Angeles County, South Bay, Carson, Wilmington

Donavan Brazier, Jenny Simpson stunned on brutal day at Olympic Track Trials

USC’s Isaiah Jewett and Bryce Hoppel celebrate after the Men’s 800 Meters Final during day four of the 2020 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on June 21, 2021 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images) Clayton Murphy, Isaiah Jewett and Bryce Hoppel cross the finish line in the Men’s 800 Meters Final during day four of the 2020 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on June 21, 2021 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) ...
Tags: Oregon, Sports, Nike, Sport, Soccer, Olympics, New Zealand, Kenya, Tokyo, Ncaa, Rio De Janeiro, Brazier, Usc, David Rudisha, HARRIS, Watts

Alexander: At LAFC, the kids are all right

The continuing argument over the benefits of amateurism, college athletes’ compensation and whether the NCAA is exploitative or simply giving the people what they want … all of that is lost on teenagers Christian Torres, Antonio Leone and Erik Dueñas. They’re soccer players who skipped that step long ago. They are homeschooled high school students who are now also professionals, serving apprenticeships with the Los Angeles Football Club as “homegrown” players with bright futures and an early edu...
Tags: Usa, Mexico, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, La Liga, Portland, Lionel Messi, Long Beach, Mls, Ncaa, Messi, Seattle, Pacific

Bookworm Dubravka out to stop Spanish forwards

Seville (Spain) (AFP) – Facing Spain’s massive attacking potential on Wednesday, Slovakia will rely on their only number-one goalkeeper in the Premier League, Martin Dubravka of Newcastle United fame. Spain will be huge favourites against... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Spain, Sport, Soccer, Slovakia, Afp, Seville Spain, Dubravka, Premier League Martin Dubravka of Newcastle United

Doubts hang over Spain ahead of ‘do or die’ game against Slovakia

Madrid (AFP) – Spain are bracing themselves for a test of nerve in their last group game against Slovakia on Wednesday, with Luis Enrique’s side needing victory to guarantee their place in the last 16.... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Spain, Sport, Soccer, Slovakia, Madrid, Luis Enrique, Afp

Hungary’s Gulacsi a guardian in more ways than one

Munich (Germany) (AFP) – Peter Gulacsi is ready to wreck Germany’s dreams of reaching the last 16 of Euro 2020 and cement his reputation as one of Europe’s best goalkeepers, but off the pitch the... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Europe, Germany, Sport, Hungary, Soccer, Afp, Munich Germany, Peter Gulacsi, Gulacsi

Germany eye last 16 with Portugal at risk of shock exit

Budapest (AFP) – Germany can secure a place in the last 16 of Euro 2020 on Wednesday, but holders Portugal are at real risk of crashing out despite a prolific start to Group F by... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Germany, Sport, Budapest, Soccer, Portugal, Afp