NORTH Korea has turned its border with China into a killzone manned by fanatical guards in posts every 160ft, satellite pictures show. “Kim Jong-un has been using the pandemic to further seal North Korea off from the world,” said Lina Yoon from the campaign group. North Korean border guards have shoot to kill orders for dealing with defectors and smugglers. Extra fences have also been added and the road border guards patrol along has been widened. It was created by agreement between North Korea, China and the United Nations in 1953 and is 160 miles long and about 2.5 miles wide.
ENGLAND will be missing Kyle Walker for their first World Cup game against Iran next week and James Maddison could be a doubt. Walker is still recovering from injury despite being selected for national duty, and will not feature on the first day. England are scheduled to play Iran on Monday and James Maddison faces a race against time to be fit for the clash after missing England training on Tuesday. The midfielder picked up a slight injury in Leicester's last match and will hope to get back to full fitness before England's opener against Iran. Bet £10 on Golden Boot winner and get £2 FREE BET each time they score or assistStay tuned with all the latest ahead of the tournament...2 months ago The Sun
And 160 of the 831 players selected across the 32 teams ply their trade in England or Wales. Manchester City have the most players heading to Qatar - with 16 of their stars having been selected. Of City's 16, Kyle Walker, John Stones, Phil Foden, Jack Grealish and Kalvin Phillips are in Gareth Southgate's England squad. Arsenal have 10 players going to Qatar, including England trio Aaron Ramsdale, Bukayo Saka and Ben White. By contrast, the Three Lions’ potential last 16 opponents Senegal have players in England, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Cyprus and Turkey - but none in the African country itself.2 months ago The Sun
AS the World Cup start draws ever nearer, stress levels of Dream Team World Cup managers continue to grow. CLICK HERE TO PLAY DREAM TEAM WORLD CUP NOW - £50,000 PRIZE POT5. Leroy Sane5 Sane choice Credit: GettyCountry: GermanyDream Team price: £6mNow we're getting to the expensive buys -- but they're expensive for a reason. Credit: PACountry: BelgiumDream Team price: £7mA man who needs absolutely no introduction as Dream Team World Cup's most-expensive midfielder. CLICK HERE TO PLAY DREAM TEAM WORLD CUP NOW - £50,000 PRIZE POT2 months ago The Sun
PORTUGAL will be determined to cap their World Cup preparations off with a win over African giants Nigeria. But they'll have to do so without talisman Cristiano Ronaldo who is suffering from a stomach bug. Start time: 6:45pm GMT6:45pm GMT TV channel: Sky Sports Premier LeagueSky Sports Premier League Live stream: NOW TVNOW TV Portugal XI: Patricio; Dalot, Dias, Antonio Silva, Mendes; Otavio, Fernandes, Carvalho; Felix, Andre Silva, Bernardo SilvaPatricio; Dalot, Dias, Antonio Silva, Mendes; Otavio, Fernandes, Carvalho; Felix, Andre Silva, Bernardo Silva Nigeria XI: Uzoho; Osayi-Samuel, Akpoguma, Troost-Ekong, Bassey; Aribo, Ndidi, Iwobi; Lookman, Simon, MoffiJOIN SUN VEGAS: GET A FREE £10 BONUS WITH 100s OF GAMES TO PLAY AND NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED (Ts&Cs apply)Follow ALL the action with our live blog below...2 months ago The Sun
MILLIONS of football fans are STILL sore about Diego Maradona’s infamous Hand of God knocking England out of the World Cup in 1986 – as 43 per cent say they will ‘never forgive him’. A poll of 2,000 lovers of the game found the Argentine ace’s controversial goal topped a list of the most controversial World Cup moments that might have benefited from video replays for referees. And in qualifying games, Thierry Henry’s blatant – yet unpunished – handball against Ireland in 2009 was chosen by 28 per cent. The study also found during a typical World Cup match, fans will disagree with a referee’s decision four times. And a staggering 36 per cent even believe they could competently referee a match at the highest level – the World Cup finals.3 months ago The Sun
DREAM TEAM WORLD CUP managers are spoiled for choice when it comes to selecting their forward line. With that in mind, let's run through the bookies' favourites to win the the Golden Boot in Qatar this winter. CLICK HERE TO PLAY DREAM TEAM WORLD CUP - £50,000 IN PRIZE MONEY UP FOR GRABS! Let's not forget the 29-year-old already has a World Cup Golden Boot on his mantelpiece. CLICK HERE TO PLAY DREAM TEAM WORLD CUP - £50,000 IN PRIZE MONEY UP FOR GRABS!2 months ago The Sun
ENGLAND will be missing Kyle Walker for their first World Cup game against Iran next week. Walker is recovering from a groin injury but has declared himself fit for the second game against USA. England are scheduled to play Iran in their opening fixture on Monday, November 21. And James Maddison faces a race against time to be fit for the clash after missing England training on Tuesday. The midfielder picked up a slight injury in Leicester's last match and will hope to get back to full fitness before England's opener against Iran.2 months ago The Sun