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#Russia 2018

From The42 Bale's bicycle kick, Zlatan's volley and Salah's derby strike: 23 of our favourite goals from 2018 Pick That Out This post contains videos
From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 World Cup? Russia 2018

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

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

From The42 Will Russia 2018 be remembered as the World Cup that revolutionised fair play? Opinion This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 World Cup winner Giroud ends tournament without a shot on target after 546 minutes Target Man

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

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

From The42 As it happened: France vs Croatia, World Cup final Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: France vs Croatia, World Cup final

We went minute-by-minute as France and Croatia battled it out in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium for world football’s highest honour.

From The42 Southgate insists England have 'no illusions' after World Cup run Three Lions

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

The England boss says this squad need to stay grounded.

From The42 Three Lions taste defeat as Belgium round off World Cup campaign with third place Red DEvils

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

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

From The42 As it happened: Belgium vs England, World Cup third place play-off Liveblog

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

We went minute-by-minute as Belgium and England battled in Saint Petersburg vying for bronze.

From The42 Southgate urges England to maintain standards and win World Cup medal Fighting For Bronze

Southgate urges England to maintain standards and win World Cup medal

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

From The42 'If we stopped Messi, Eriksen and Kane, we can stop Mbappe and Griezmann too' Confident

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

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

From The42 'Maybe England lacked respect', suggests Croatia coach Dalic Russia 2018

'Maybe England lacked respect', suggests Croatia coach Dalic

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

From The42 'You needed a reality check!': Roy Keane v Ian Wright in heated debate on ITV Tense This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 'We're gutted. It hurts, it hurts a lot and it's going to hurt for a while' Dream Over

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

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

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

From The42 As it happened: England v Croatia, World Cup semi-final Liveblog This post contains a poll

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

Could Gareth Southgate’s side book their place in Sunday’s final? We followed all the action from Moscow.

From The42 Pogba dedicates World Cup win to Thai football team who survived cave ordeal Thoughtful

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

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

From The42 Martinez hails 'magnificent' Belgium effort despite World Cup semi-final exit Red DEvils

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

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

From The42 As it happened: France vs Belgium, World Cup semi-final Liveblog

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

We went minute-by-minute as France and Belgium clashed in in Saint Petersburg for a place in the World Cup final.

From The42 Wimbledon won't budge on traditional final start time despite World Cup clash Tradition

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

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

From The42 Neville slams 'absolutely disgusting' criticism of Sterling by England fans Russia 2018

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

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

From The42 Brazil Football Federation condemns online racial abuse towards Fernandinho Unsavoury

Brazil Football Federation condemns online racial abuse towards Fernandinho

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

From The42 Croatia coach identifies Sterling as England's danger man World Cup

Croatia coach identifies Sterling as England's danger man

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

From The42 Giroud on Henry's Belgium-France dilemma: 'I’d have preferred him with us!' Russia 2018

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

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

From The42 Here are the times and dates for the 4 remaining World Cup matches Fyi

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

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

From The42 Neymar struggling to 'find the strength to play again' after saddest moment of his career Going Home

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

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

From The42 England through to World Cup semi-finals as headers from Maguire and Alli sink Swedes Three Lions This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 Watch: Another set-piece goal and Alli's header put England in World Cup dreamland It's Coming This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 As it happened: Sweden vs England, World Cup quarter-final Liveblog

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

We went minute-by-minute as England and Sweden clashed at the Samara Arena for a place in the World Cup semi-finals.

From The42 Sweden squad forced to evacuate hotel before England clash due to false fire alarm Russia 2018

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

Not the best start to the day for the Swedes.

From The42 'We'll be beaten from all sides': Coutinho expecting World Cup backlash Down And Out

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

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

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

From The42 'Brazil didn't know what to do': De Bruyne hails 'beautiful' Belgium Russia 2018

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

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

From The42 France through to World Cup semi-finals as Uruguay keeper Muslera commits howler Allez Allez

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

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

From The42 As it happened: Uruguay v France, World Cup quarter-final Liveblog

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

The first of the quarter-finals was down for decision, as Uruguay and France went head-to-head at the Nizhny Novgorod Arena.

From The42 Hazard makes football beautiful, swoons Martinez Heart Eyes Emoji

Hazard makes football beautiful, swoons Martinez

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

From The42 Southgate: England must make the most of World Cup draw Opportunity Knocks

Southgate: England must make the most of World Cup draw

‘We might not have this opportunity again.’

From The42 Poll: Eight teams left in the race, but who do you now think will win the World Cup? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

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

The quarter-finals take place on Friday and Saturday.

From The42 Vardy doubtful for England's World Cup quarter-final after last-minute penalty switch Russia 2018

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

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

From The42 'We did not to deserve to lose, we have done more than England' Russia 2018

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

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

From The42 As it happened: Colombia vs England, World Cup last 16 Liveblog

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

We went minute-by-minute as England and Colombia clashed at the Spartak Stadium.

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