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Belgium stun Brazil

A superb first half display by Belgium ended Brazil's hopes of a record sixth World Cup crown as a Fernandinho own goal and a...

Germany boss scores PR own-goal

Germany team boss Oliver Bierhoff implied Mesut Ozil should have been dropped from the World Cup squad over a pre-tournament scandal -- then back-tracked...

Buffon joins Paris Saint-Germain

Veteran Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has joined Paris Saint-Germain on a one-year deal, the French Ligue 1 champions announced on Friday.The 40-year-old 2006 World...

Ronaldo to Juventus?

Spain's media said goodbye to superstar Cristiano Ronaldo while Italy's welcomed him on Friday after persistent reports that the five-time Ballon d'Or winner will...

Prince William Praised England at World Cup

Prince William has commended England’s football team following their victory against Colombia in the World Cup tournament.The 36-year-old royal - who is the president of...
Ghana’s goalkeepers, Stephen Adams (L) and Fatawu Dauda pray

Opinion: Can Religion And Football Produce Consensus?

In this age of globalisation few events draw more attention than sport as the World Cup in Russia illustrates with billions of people across...

World Cup Big Guns Primed For Last Eight

England became the last team to qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals after a dramatic penalty shootout as favourites Brazil and fancied France trained...

Belgium Fight To Reach World Cup Last Eight

Eden Hazard praised Belgium's fighting spirit after the Red Devils came from two goals down to beat Japan 3-2 and advance to a World...

What We’ve Learned At The World Cup

Penalties dominated the second day of last 16 action at the World Cup as hosts Russia shocked Spain to set up a quarter-final meeting...
Croatia goalkeeper Danijel Subasic celebrates

Croatia Advance to Quarter-Finals

Croatia showed none of the spark that marked their romp through the group phase but still did enough to edge Denmark in their round-of-16...

Russia stun Spain on penalties

Russia captain Igor Akinfeev saved two penalties in a dramatic shootout as the World Cup hosts dumped title contenders Spain out in the last...

Belgium’s time to shine – Hazard

Eden Hazard says Belgium have a new level of maturity as they prepare to take on Japan, eyeing a World Cup quarter-final spot against...

Russia were aiming for penalties – Akinfeev

Goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev said Russia's game plan had been to hold on for a penalty shootout after the host nation beat Spain on spot-kicks...

Messi and Ronaldo depart as Mbappe shines

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi saw their World Cup dreams snuffed out on Saturday as French teenager Kylian Mbappe flew the flag for a...

Ronaldo tight-lipped on future

Cristiano Ronaldo declined to comment on his international future on Saturday after bowing out of the World Cup following Portugal's 2-1 defeat by Uruguay.The...

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