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#Russia 2018

From The42 Bundesliga star Forsberg on target as Sweden book World Cup quarter-final spot Knockout Stages This post contains videos

Bundesliga star Forsberg on target as Sweden book World Cup quarter-final spot

Emil Forsberg’s deflected strike was enough to seal Sweden’s passage into the last eight on Tuesday.

From The42 Croatia prevail on penalties to book World Cup quarter-final spot as Danes exit Knockout Stages

Croatia prevail on penalties to book World Cup quarter-final spot as Danes exit

Croatia booked their place in the final eight on Sunday after beating Denmark in Nizhny Novgorod.

From The42 Iniesta announces international retirement following Spain's World Cup exit CALLING IT A DAY

Iniesta announces international retirement following Spain's World Cup exit

After more than 130 caps and three major titles, including the 2010 World Cup, the former Barcelona midfielder has hung up his boots

From The42 As it happened: Croatia vs Denmark, World Cup last-16 World Cup

As it happened: Croatia vs Denmark, World Cup last-16

We went minute-by-minute as Croatia and Denmark battled in Nizhny Novgorod.

From The42 Russia stun Spain on penalties as hosts progress to World Cup quarter-finals Upset

Russia stun Spain on penalties as hosts progress to World Cup quarter-finals

The host nation have knocked out Spain on penalties to progress to the final eight.

From The42 As it happened: Spain vs Russia, World Cup last-16 Liveblog

As it happened: Spain vs Russia, World Cup last-16

We went minute-by-minute as Spain and Russia met at the Luzhniki Stadium.

From The42 Rooney: 'This could be England's year to win the World Cup' Optimisim

Rooney: 'This could be England's year to win the World Cup'

England’s all-time leading goalscorer believes Gareth Southgate’s side are capable of going all the way at Russia 2018.

From The42 'Without Messi we are just another team': Maradona laments Argentina's early exit Russia 2018

'Without Messi we are just another team': Maradona laments Argentina's early exit

The 1986 World Cup winner did not see anything that surprised him as his country made their exit from Russia 2018.

From The42 Ronaldo tight-lipped on future after World Cup elimination Heading Home

Ronaldo tight-lipped on future after World Cup elimination

‘Now is not the time to talk about the future.’

From The42 Mascherano announces international retirement following Argentina's World Cup exit Retirement

Mascherano announces international retirement following Argentina's World Cup exit

The versatile 34-year-old has called time on his career with the Aliceleste.

From The42 'It's flattering to be compared to a great player like Pele, but he's in another category' Teenage Sensation

'It's flattering to be compared to a great player like Pele, but he's in another category'

Kylian Mbappe became the first teenager to score two goals in a World Cup game since Pele in 1958.

From The42 Mbappe stars with a brilliant double as France dump Argentina out of the World Cup Knockout Stages

Mbappe stars with a brilliant double as France dump Argentina out of the World Cup

France booked their place in the last eight of the World Cup as they overcame Argentina in a seven-goal thriller in Kazan.

From The42 As it happened: France vs Argentina, World Cup last-16 Liveblog

As it happened: France vs Argentina, World Cup last-16

We went minute-by-minute as France and Argentina met in the opening game of the knockout stages.

From The42 335 VAR checks in World Cup brings 99% decision-making accuracy, according to Fifa The Story So Var

335 VAR checks in World Cup brings 99% decision-making accuracy, according to Fifa

Referee committee chairman Pierluigi Collina delivered his group stage report on the newly-adopted technology today.

From The42 'We know Messi can decide our fate' - Lloris warns France ahead of Argentina clash Warning

'We know Messi can decide our fate' - Lloris warns France ahead of Argentina clash

The Tottenham goalkeeper is aware the Argentina star has the ability to send Les Bleus out of the World Cup.

From The42 Russian media enjoying 'told you so' moment with conspicuous absence of hooliganism World Cup

Russian media enjoying 'told you so' moment with conspicuous absence of hooliganism

The FSB reportedly issued an ultimatum to hooligan ring-leaders before the tournament.

Iranian World Cup star quits international football after criticism affected mother's health

23-year-old striker Sardar Azmoun, nicknamed ‘the Iranian Messi’ has explained why he won’t be lining out for his country in the future.

From The42 Which was your favourite goal from the World Cup group stages? Top Drawer This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Which was your favourite goal from the World Cup group stages?

There have been some unbelievable finishes in Russia over the past two weeks.

From The42 Last-16 meeting with Colombia is England's 'biggest game for a decade', says Southgate Three Lions

Last-16 meeting with Colombia is England's 'biggest game for a decade', says Southgate

England will take on Colombia in the knockout stages of the World Cup on Tuesday.

From The42 Brilliant Januzaj strike sees unbeaten Belgium top Group G as England suffer World Cup defeat Unbeaten This post contains videos

Brilliant Januzaj strike sees unbeaten Belgium top Group G as England suffer World Cup defeat

A stunning goal from Adnan Januzaj saw Belgium defeat England to make it three wins from three.

From The42 Michy Batshuayi celebrated Belgium's opening goal by kicking the ball into his own face Fail This post contains videos
From The42 Here's how Senegal were knocked out of the World Cup on yellow cards Small Margins

Here's how Senegal were knocked out of the World Cup on yellow cards

It is the first time in World Cup history a team has been knocked out based on Fifa’s Fair Play points.

From The42 'We're here to win, not plot final route,' says England boss Southgate It's Coming Home

'We're here to win, not plot final route,' says England boss Southgate

England face Belgium in their final group game tomorrow.

From The42 Neymar's influence grows as Brazil cruise through to last-16 meeting with Mexico Samba Soccer

Neymar's influence grows as Brazil cruise through to last-16 meeting with Mexico

Goals from Paulinho and Thiago Silva ensured Brazil avoided any drama to advance through as group winners.

From The42 'He's still recovering' - Belgium's top marksman Lukaku ruled out of Group G showdown with England Injury

'He's still recovering' - Belgium's top marksman Lukaku ruled out of Group G showdown with England

Tomorrow’s game has come a day too soon for the Man United striker, according to Roberto Martinez.

From The42 As it happened: Serbia v Brazil, World Cup, Group E Liveblog

As it happened: Serbia v Brazil, World Cup, Group E

Could Brazil book their place in the knockout stages? We had minute-by-minute from Moscow.

From The42 Loew considers quitting after Germany's shock World Cup exit Down And Out

Loew considers quitting after Germany's shock World Cup exit

Defender Mats Hummels said an early exit is a ‘bitter shock’ for the defending champions.

From The42 Mexico well beaten by Sweden but both progress to knockouts at Germany's expense Russia 2018 This post contains videos

Mexico well beaten by Sweden but both progress to knockouts at Germany's expense

Strikes from Ludwig Augustinsson, Andreas Granqvist and an Edson Alvarez own goal helped the Europeans to a 3-0 win in Ekaterinburg.

From The42 As it happened: South Korea v Germany, World Cup, Group F Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: South Korea v Germany, World Cup, Group F

The holders were aiming to book their place in the knockout stages, but their opponents, Mexico and Sweden were all still in contention.

From The42 Striker who had drugs ban lifted fires Peru to World Cup victory and sends Socceroos packing A Long Time Coming

Striker who had drugs ban lifted fires Peru to World Cup victory and sends Socceroos packing

Captain Paolo Guerrero set up the first and scored the second against Australia at Fisht Stadium.

From The42 France and Denmark stroll into the last 16 after drab affair in Moscow Stalemate

France and Denmark stroll into the last 16 after drab affair in Moscow

The European nations were both content to play out the first 0-0 draw of this summer’s World Cup.

From The42 Dunphy: 'I don’t know how Roy Keane can go on television and open his mouth' Scathing

Dunphy: 'I don’t know how Roy Keane can go on television and open his mouth'

The RTÉ pundit claims the Ireland assistant boss has become a ‘caricature’, while branding his team ‘the most backward football nation in the world right now’.

From The42 Argentina fined for 'homophobic and insulting chants' during defeat to Croatia Russia 2018

Argentina fined for 'homophobic and insulting chants' during defeat to Croatia

Fifa said there were a range of incidents during the Group D clash.

From The42 'VAR is not going well': Queiroz fuming Ronaldo wasn't sent-off for elbow Controversy

'VAR is not going well': Queiroz fuming Ronaldo wasn't sent-off for elbow

The Iran coach was not happy after tonight’s game.

'Transmission issue' affects RTÉ's live coverage of Spain-Morocco clash

Viewers missed a large chunk of tonight’s Group B clash.

From The42 Let-off for Switzerland as three key players avoid World Cup ban for eagle celebrations Slap On The Wrist

Let-off for Switzerland as three key players avoid World Cup ban for eagle celebrations

Xhaka, Shaqiri and Lichtsteiner will be available to face Costa Rica.

From The42 Uruguay top Group A as Suarez and Cavani fire them to victory over 10-man Russia Solid

Uruguay top Group A as Suarez and Cavani fire them to victory over 10-man Russia

The South Americans earned a 3-0 win, and Oscar Tabarez’s men have yet to concede at this summer’s World Cup.

From The42 Salah on target before record-breaking goalkeeper saves a penalty Eventful This post contains videos

Salah on target before record-breaking goalkeeper saves a penalty

But Saudi Arabia claimed a 2-1 win over Egypt in Volgograd.

From The42 Suarez put Uruguay ahead against the hosts with a well-placed free-kick Set-piece This post contains videos

Suarez put Uruguay ahead against the hosts with a well-placed free-kick

It’s the Barcelona striker’s second goal of the tournament.

From The42 45-year-old Egypt goalkeeper becomes World Cup's oldest-ever player But A Number

45-year-old Egypt goalkeeper becomes World Cup's oldest-ever player

There are three managers at the tournament who are younger than Essam El Hadary.