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End of an era as Spain suffer another shock World Cup exit - 07/02/2018

Veteran playmaker Andres Iniesta retired after Spain's surprise World Cup exit and coach Fernando Hierro admitted the country's game needs to change to meet modern football's demands, with a golden...

Uruguay ready for a new World Cup legend - 07/01/2018

Uruguay's 2-1 victory over Portugal confirms belief in the squad they can go all the way to a first final for the South American nation since a legendary victory against Brazil in Rio de Janeiro 68...

World Cup group stage: Germany exit, VAR, impressive Belgium, Croatia - 06/29/2018

Two-thirds of the 64 World Cup games have been played, and half of the 32 teams are on their way home. Time for an assessment of the group stage which saw holders Germany crash out, Belgium and...

Argentina survive against Nigeria to reach World Cup last 16 - 06/26/2018

St Petersburg - By Holger Schmidt, – A late, late goal ensured Argentina reached the last 16 of World Cup finals with a 2-1 win over Nigeria on Tuesday in St Petersburg. With just four minutes left...

German newspapers hail Kroos but Swedish press stays proud - 06/24/2018

Berlin (dpa) - German newspapers plastered photographs of Toni Kroos over all their front pages on Sunday and wildly praised the Germany midfielder after his stunning late free-kick snatched a...

Mexico looking for football boost after wretched week of news - 06/22/2018

Mexico's 1-0 win over world champions Germany was arguably the most thrilling moment of the opening round of games in Russia. But a dismal week of news at home and abroad leaves the Mexicans looking...

Africa suffers again as Morocco, Egypt among first to exit World Cup - 06/20/2018

Morocco and Egypt are the first teams to be eliminated from the World Cup along with Saudi Arabia, and it appears only fitting that two African sides exit early as the continent has so far enjoyed...

Kane rescues England with injury-time winner against Tunisia - 06/18/2018

Volgograd, Russia - By Martin Moravec, - Harry Kane scored an injury-time header to spare England's blushes with a narrow 2-1 win over Tunisia to open their World Cup campaign in Volgograd on Monday....

Russia coach Cherchesov confident of dealing with Salah threat - 06/18/2018

St Petersburg (dpa) - Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov believes his team can stop Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, who is poised to make his World Cup debut when the teams meet on Tuesday.   Hosts...

Confident Mexico had a plan to beat Germany, and they did so in style - 06/17/2018

Mexico raised some eyebrows with skyhigh confidence ahead of their World Cup opener against title holders Germany - but it wasn't just hot air as they then delivered in form of a memorable, classy...
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