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#Russia 2018

Bale's bicycle kick, Zlatan's volley and Salah's derby strike: 23 of our favourite goals from 2018
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# Pick That Out

Bale's bicycle kick, Zlatan's volley and Salah's derby strike: 23 of our favourite goals from 2018

Dec 24th 2018, 10:00 PM 10,314 Views 6 Comments

What was your favourite goal of 2018?

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 World Cup?
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# Russia 2018

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 World Cup?

Dec 24th 2018, 3:19 PM 28,911 Views 10 Comments

Just how closely were you paying attention to proceedings in Russia during the summer?

Will Russia 2018 be remembered as the World Cup that revolutionised fair play?
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# Opinion

Will Russia 2018 be remembered as the World Cup that revolutionised fair play?

Jul 22nd 2018, 9:30 AM 4,434 Views 3 Comments

VAR was introduced for the first time in the tournament’s history.

World Cup winner Giroud ends tournament without a shot on target after 546 minutes
# Target Man
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# Target Man

World Cup winner Giroud ends tournament without a shot on target after 546 minutes

Jul 15th 2018, 7:33 PM 16,130 Views 24 Comments

Olivier Giroud’s poor World Cup in front of goal continued in France’s 4-2 win against Croatia.

As it happened: France vs Croatia, World Cup final From The42
Live Jul 15th 2018, 5:00 PM

As it happened: France vs Croatia, World Cup final

Southgate insists England have 'no illusions' after World Cup run
# Three Lions
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# Three Lions

Southgate insists England have 'no illusions' after World Cup run

Jul 15th 2018, 9:30 AM 4,279 Views 5 Comments

The England boss says this squad need to stay grounded.

Three Lions taste defeat as Belgium round off World Cup campaign with third place
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# Red DEvils

Three Lions taste defeat as Belgium round off World Cup campaign with third place

Jul 14th 2018, 5:02 PM 15,536 Views 22 Comments

Goals from Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard saw Roberto Martinez’s side earn a comfortable win.

As it happened: Belgium vs England, World Cup third place play-off From The42
Live Jul 14th 2018, 2:01 PM

As it happened: Belgium vs England, World Cup third place play-off

Southgate urges England to maintain standards and win World Cup medal
# Fighting For Bronze
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# Fighting For Bronze

Southgate urges England to maintain standards and win World Cup medal

Jul 13th 2018, 6:07 PM 5,023 Views 16 Comments

After the heartbreak of Wednesday, England face Belgium in the third-place play-off tomorrow.

'If we stopped Messi, Eriksen and Kane, we can stop Mbappe and Griezmann too'
# Confident
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# Confident

'If we stopped Messi, Eriksen and Kane, we can stop Mbappe and Griezmann too'

Jul 13th 2018, 9:06 AM 5,325 Views 3 Comments

Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic is confident of his side’s chances in this weekend’s World Cup final against France.

'Maybe England lacked respect', suggests Croatia coach Dalic
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# Russia 2018

'Maybe England lacked respect', suggests Croatia coach Dalic

Jul 12th 2018, 7:46 PM 8,357 Views 10 Comments

The Croatian boss feels England, or the English media, may have underestimated his side.

'You needed a reality check!': Roy Keane v Ian Wright in heated debate on ITV
# Tense
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# Tense

'You needed a reality check!': Roy Keane v Ian Wright in heated debate on ITV

Jul 11th 2018, 10:51 PM 40,749 Views 67 Comments

The Ireland assistant manager said England got too carried away ahead of tonight’s semi-final against Croatia.

'We're gutted. It hurts, it hurts a lot and it's going to hurt for a while'
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# Dream Over

'We're gutted. It hurts, it hurts a lot and it's going to hurt for a while'

Jul 11th 2018, 10:22 PM 10,056 Views 24 Comments

Harry Kane was left distraught as England bowed out of the World Cup at the semi-final stage.

Croatia break England hearts with extra-time goal to book World Cup final spot
# It's Not Coming Home
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# It's Not Coming Home

Croatia break England hearts with extra-time goal to book World Cup final spot

Jul 11th 2018, 9:37 PM 43,447 Views 225 Comments

Croatia rallied from a goal down to defeat Gareth Southgate’s side in the semi-final.

As it happened: England v Croatia, World Cup semi-final From The42
Live Jul 11th 2018, 9:00 PM

As it happened: England v Croatia, World Cup semi-final

Pogba dedicates World Cup win to Thai football team who survived cave ordeal
# Thoughtful
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# Thoughtful

Pogba dedicates World Cup win to Thai football team who survived cave ordeal

Jul 11th 2018, 1:26 PM 3,559 Views 5 Comments

France booked their place in the final last night, and the Manchester United midfielder took the opportunity to pay tribute to the 12 boys.

Martinez hails 'magnificent' Belgium effort despite World Cup semi-final exit
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# Red DEvils

Martinez hails 'magnificent' Belgium effort despite World Cup semi-final exit

Jul 10th 2018, 10:32 PM 4,631 Views 10 Comments

Despite a header from Samuel Umtiti sending France into the final, the Red Devils boss was happy with his team’s performance

As it happened: France vs Belgium, World Cup semi-final From The42
Live Jul 10th 2018, 6:00 PM

As it happened: France vs Belgium, World Cup semi-final

Wimbledon won't budge on traditional final start time despite World Cup clash
# Tradition
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# Tradition

Wimbledon won't budge on traditional final start time despite World Cup clash

Jul 9th 2018, 3:14 PM 42,584 Views 31 Comments

‘We are a tennis tournament but we are aware that there is something special going on elsewhere.’

Neville slams 'absolutely disgusting' criticism of Sterling by England fans
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# Russia 2018

Neville slams 'absolutely disgusting' criticism of Sterling by England fans

Jul 9th 2018, 10:54 AM 9,447 Views 17 Comments

Neville is not happy with how the Man City forward has been treated by supporters and parts of the media.

Brazil Football Federation condemns online racial abuse towards Fernandinho
# Unsavoury
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# Unsavoury

Brazil Football Federation condemns online racial abuse towards Fernandinho

Jul 8th 2018, 9:58 PM 11,294 Views 11 Comments

The Man City player has been targeted following Brazil’s World Cup exit.

Croatia coach identifies Sterling as England's danger man
# World Cup
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# World Cup

Croatia coach identifies Sterling as England's danger man

Jul 8th 2018, 7:55 PM 5,542 Views 4 Comments

Not Harry Kane, who has scored six goals during England’s run to the semi-finals.

Giroud on Henry's Belgium-France dilemma: 'I’d have preferred him with us!'
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# Russia 2018

Giroud on Henry's Belgium-France dilemma: 'I’d have preferred him with us!'

Jul 8th 2018, 3:05 PM 10,735 Views 2 Comments

The legendary French striker is part of Roberto Martinez’s coaching staff.

Here are the times and dates for the 4 remaining World Cup matches
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# Fyi

Here are the times and dates for the 4 remaining World Cup matches

Jul 7th 2018, 10:02 PM 19,553 Views 19 Comments

The line-up for the semi-finals has been completed.

Neymar struggling to 'find the strength to play again' after saddest moment of his career
# Going Home
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# Going Home

Neymar struggling to 'find the strength to play again' after saddest moment of his career

Jul 7th 2018, 5:39 PM 11,317 Views 27 Comments

The Brazil star endured quarter-final heartache against Belgium on Friday night.

England through to World Cup semi-finals as headers from Maguire and Alli sink Swedes
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# Three Lions

England through to World Cup semi-finals as headers from Maguire and Alli sink Swedes

Jul 7th 2018, 4:52 PM 26,661 Views 146 Comments

Headers either side of half-time from Harry Maguire and Dele Alli saw England ease past Sweden on Saturday.

Watch: Another set-piece goal and Alli's header put England in World Cup dreamland
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# It's Coming

Watch: Another set-piece goal and Alli's header put England in World Cup dreamland

Jul 7th 2018, 4:20 PM 5,401 Views 11 Comments

Harry Maguire’s first-half goal set England on their way in Samara.

As it happened: Sweden vs England, World Cup quarter-final From The42
Live Jul 7th 2018, 2:00 PM

As it happened: Sweden vs England, World Cup quarter-final

Sweden squad forced to evacuate hotel before England clash due to false fire alarm
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# Russia 2018

Sweden squad forced to evacuate hotel before England clash due to false fire alarm

Jul 7th 2018, 1:10 PM 5,812 Views 9 Comments

Not the best start to the day for the Swedes.

'We'll be beaten from all sides': Coutinho expecting World Cup backlash
# Down And Out
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# Down And Out

'We'll be beaten from all sides': Coutinho expecting World Cup backlash

Jul 7th 2018, 11:59 AM 7,742 Views 10 Comments

The Barcelona star is braced for a wave of criticism after Brazil’s latest World Cup failure.

'We don't turn up and waltz around': Southgate snaps back at England 'spoilt children' claims
# Toys Out Of The Pram
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# Toys Out Of The Pram

'We don't turn up and waltz around': Southgate snaps back at England 'spoilt children' claims

Jul 7th 2018, 9:44 AM 10,021 Views 71 Comments

Having been branded as “spoilt children” by their opponents, the England manager has moved to reject such criticism.

'Brazil didn't know what to do': De Bruyne hails 'beautiful' Belgium
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# Russia 2018

'Brazil didn't know what to do': De Bruyne hails 'beautiful' Belgium

Jul 7th 2018, 9:11 AM 7,038 Views 18 Comments

Roberto Martinez’s side are into a World Cup semi-final.

France through to World Cup semi-finals as Uruguay keeper Muslera commits howler
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# Allez Allez

France through to World Cup semi-finals as Uruguay keeper Muslera commits howler

Jul 6th 2018, 4:53 PM 26,759 Views 28 Comments

Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann were on the scoresheet for Les Bleus in Nizhny Novgorod.

As it happened: Uruguay v France, World Cup quarter-final From The42
Live Jul 6th 2018, 2:00 PM

As it happened: Uruguay v France, World Cup quarter-final

Hazard makes football beautiful, swoons Martinez
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# Heart Eyes Emoji

Hazard makes football beautiful, swoons Martinez

Jul 5th 2018, 9:56 PM 2,984 Views 1 Comment

The Chelsea playmaker has been integral to Belgium’s run to the quarter-finals.

Southgate: England must make the most of World Cup draw
# Opportunity Knocks
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# Opportunity Knocks

Southgate: England must make the most of World Cup draw

Jul 5th 2018, 7:08 PM 4,249 Views 8 Comments

‘We might not have this opportunity again.’

Poll: Eight teams left in the race, but who do you now think will win the World Cup?
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# Have Your Say

Poll: Eight teams left in the race, but who do you now think will win the World Cup?

Jul 4th 2018, 10:16 PM 16,647 Views 11 Comments

The quarter-finals take place on Friday and Saturday.

Vardy doubtful for England's World Cup quarter-final after last-minute penalty switch
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# Russia 2018

Vardy doubtful for England's World Cup quarter-final after last-minute penalty switch

Jul 4th 2018, 4:41 PM 13,689 Views 10 Comments

The Leicester City striker came on as a substitute in the shootout win over Colombia, but he is struggling with a groin problem.

'We did not to deserve to lose, we have done more than England'
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# Russia 2018

'We did not to deserve to lose, we have done more than England'

Jul 4th 2018, 11:32 AM 9,174 Views 14 Comments

Colombia defender Yerry Mina said his side deserved a place in the World Cup quarter-finals.

As it happened: Colombia vs England, World Cup last 16 From The42
Live Jul 3rd 2018, 9:00 PM

As it happened: Colombia vs England, World Cup last 16

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