International Friendly Matches 2018 June Schedule in Sri Lankan & Indian time

International Friendlies 2018

The National Football teams have been called for the international duty in order to prepare themselves for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament. The warm-up matches are scheduled to be played just before the finals to test their preparations. All qualified 32 teams will play these friendlies against some of the non-qualified teams. Check the fixtures of upcoming friendly matches below in Sri Lankan & Indian date & time. Austria vs Brazil 10 Jun 2018 19:30 pm Korea Republic vs Senegal 11 Jun 2018 18:30 pm Belgium vs Costa Rica 12 Jun 2018 0:15 am Japan vs Paraguay 12 Jun 2018 18:35 pm Poland vs Lithuania 12 Jun 2018 21:30 pm

FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule in Sri Lankan & Indian Time

FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is right around the corner. In less than a month, the greatest football players on the planet will take center stage in Russia. The tournament returns to Europe for the first time since it was held in Germany in 2006, and there's no shortage of storylines. Is this the year that Lionel Messi finally wins the only major trophy missing in his list of career achievements? It's been a 32-year drought for Argentina. Like Messi, who was not born the last time the Albiceleste lifted the World Cup trophy, the window may be closing for Cristiano Ronaldo, who will try to power Portugal, the 2016 Euro winners, to another title. What about Neymar, who is

Official FIFA World Cup 2018 Theme Song Released

FIFA World Cup 2018 Theme Song

Nicky Jam’s “Live It Up” is the official song for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. Produced by Diplo, the track features guest verses from Will Smith and Albanian vocalist Era Istrefi and was announced earlier this month. The reggaeton track gets a true international treatment with rapping from Smith and a lush, melodic verse from Istrefi. Diplo also recently released a new song with Mark Ronson as part of their Silk City duo. Ahead of the final on 15 July, the music stars will warm up the 80,000 spectators at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium and around one billion people watching on TV just a few minutes before the two finalists come out on to the pitch. Check out “Live It Up” below.

Summer Transfer Window 2018: All you need to know

The 2017/18 season is almost over which means that the Summer Transfer windows will be opening soon across Europe and unlike other years there are many changes to this year's window. Most Premier League clubs wrapped up their domestic seasons on 13th May, with only the FA Cup Final (19th May), Football League play-offs (26th-28th May) and Champions League Final (26th May) left to follow. The last summer transfer window saw Premier League clubs smash through the record barrier as they forked out over a whopping £1.4 billion collectively on new recruits and the upcoming summer transfer window will also see some unbelievable transfer transaction. When is the Summer transfer window 2018 opening?  The 2018 summer transfer window is set to officially open

International Champions Cup 2018

International Champions Cup ICC 2018

The International Champions Cup (ICC) is a pre-season tournament that has been held every summer since 2013. For the past three years, the ICC has been split into three different regions: the United States, China and Australia in 2016 and the United States, China and Singapore in 2017. In the two years prior to that, it was held exclusively in the USA. This year, China has been replaced by a number of European venues in Sweden, Austria, Italy, Switzerland and Spain. Europe and Singapore will host 10 games in total, while the USA section has 18 games on the schedule. Some clubs will play in a number of the tournaments but all three are unrelated, with a separate 'champion' emerging from each one. Each section yields a

Manchester United 2 Chelsea 1 Sri Lankan Social Media Reaction

Man united 2 Chelsea 1 Sri Lankan Twitter reaction

Romelu Lukuku delivered the goods against former club Chelsea as Manchester United came from behind to win 2-1 at Old Trafford. Lukaku scored United's equaliser and then crossed for Jesse Lingard to head home the winner after Willian had fired the away side in front. United's win saw them return to second place in the Premier League table, with Chelsea staying fifth. Here’s how the Sri Lankan social media fans reacted during the match.Few pre-match predictions from neutral fans A Draw would be the best result for Liverpool— Fazmin Hussain (@Fazminator) February 25, 2018 And some pre-game comments from fans of the two clubs Willian's gonna rip Young to shreds.. Can already see it coming.. ? #mufc— Umair Ashfaque (@umairash11) February 25, 2018 Cahill not

UEFA Nations League : All you need to know

UEFA Nations League

What is the UEFA Nations League? UEFA's new national team competition replaces most friendlies with competitive matches, allowing nations to play against equally ranked teams. The four group winners of the top-ranked League A qualify for the UEFA Nations League finals in June 2019. For the remaining sides there is promotion and relegation to play for, not to mention a potential route to UEFA EURO 2020. How do the Leagues work? Teams play each other home and away, with the four group winners of League A qualifying for the UEFA Nations League Finals in June 2019 that feature semi-finals, a third-place match and the final. The group winners in Leagues B, C and D gain promotion and those who finish bottom of the

Konstantinos Mavropanos Player Analysis

Konstantinos Mavropanos at arsenal

Arsenal have signed defender Konstantinos Mavropanos from Greek side PAS Giannina for an undisclosed fee.The 20-year-old had been in talks with the Gunners after making 16 Greek Super League appearances following his breakthrough last season into the first team. Mavropanos, who was also wanted by Olympiacos, has represented Greece Under-21’s and is recognised as one of his country’s best prospects. Born in Athens, Mavropanos began his career with the youth side at Apollon Smyrni where he stayed for eight years. He then joined Superleague Greece side PAS Giannina in January 2016, signing a three-and-a-half year contract. After being named on the bench for the first team’s games against Panathinaikos and Xanthi, the then-teenager made his senior debut against Agrotikos Asteras in the Greek Cup back in November 2016, playing the full 90 minutes and helping

Adrien Silva Player Analysis

Adrien Silva is looking forward to putting months of 'frustration' behind him after finally completing his registration as a Leicester player. The midfielder had been ineligible to play for the Foxes after the paperwork from his summer move from Sporting CP arrived 14 seconds late. Subsequent appeals to Fifa and the Court of Arbitration for Sport were rejected, meaning both the club and player had to wait until January for Silva to become eligible to play. Silva is excited about the prospect of now being able to make his debut for Leicester. Born in France to a Portuguese father and French mother, Silva first began training with Bordeaux before moving to Portugal and signing for Sporting. But his fledgling association with the club almost ended prematurely

World Cup draw 2018: How it all works

World Cup 2018 Draw

It's the draw for the 2018 World Cup, which is due to be held from June 14 to July 15 next year in Russia. We'll find out the eight groups for the first stage of the tournament. Russia's capital city, Moscow, is where the eyes of the world turn on Friday, specifically the State Kremlin Palace. The ceremony is scheduled for a 3pm start but as with most FIFA ceremonies, it will probably get going a while after that. Who will host it ? Former England striker and current host of Match of the Day Gary Lineker will lead proceedings, alongside Russian sports journalist Maria Komandnaya. They will be assisted at the draw by eight major names from World Cup's past: France’s Laurent Blanc, England’s Gordon Banks, Brazil’s Cafu,