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#Russia 2018

# russia-2018 - Monday 24 December, 2018

Bale's bicycle kick, Zlatan's volley and Salah's derby strike: 23 of our favourite goals from 2018
# Pick That Out
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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 10,302 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 28,868 Views 9 Comments

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

# russia-2018 - Sunday 22 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 22nd 2018, 9:30 AM 4,433 Views 3 Comments

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

# russia-2018 - Sunday 15 July, 2018

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 16,101 Views 23 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.

# russia-2018 - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Three Lions taste defeat as Belgium round off World Cup campaign with third place
# Red DEvils
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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 15,535 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

# russia-2018 - Friday 13 July, 2018

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 5,324 Views 3 Comments

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

# russia-2018 - Thursday 12 July, 2018

'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.

# russia-2018 - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

'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'
# Dream Over
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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 29 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.

# russia-2018 - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 10th 2018, 10:32 PM 4,630 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

# russia-2018 - Monday 9 July, 2018

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 42,580 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
# Russia 2018
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# Russia 2018

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

Jul 9th 2018, 10:54 AM 9,445 Views 17 Comments

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

# russia-2018 - Sunday 8 July, 2018

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 11,291 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 5,541 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!'
# Russia 2018
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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 10,732 Views 2 Comments

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

# russia-2018 - Saturday 7 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 7th 2018, 10:02 PM 19,551 Views 22 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 11,315 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
# Three Lions
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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 26,658 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
# It's Coming
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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
# Russia 2018
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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 10,019 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
# Russia 2018
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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.

# russia-2018 - Friday 6 July, 2018

France through to World Cup semi-finals as Uruguay keeper Muslera commits howler
# Allez Allez
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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 26,742 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

# russia-2018 - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Hazard makes football beautiful, swoons Martinez
# Heart Eyes Emoji
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# Heart Eyes Emoji

Hazard makes football beautiful, swoons Martinez

Jul 5th 2018, 9:56 PM 2,983 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.’

# russia-2018 - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Poll: Eight teams left in the race, but who do you now think will win the World Cup?
# Have Your Say
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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 16,646 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
# Russia 2018
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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 13,688 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'
# Russia 2018
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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.

# russia-2018 - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

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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