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# Russia 2018

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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.
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.
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
Croatia vs Denmark, World Cup last-16
We went minute-by-minute as Croatia and Denmark battled in Nizhny Novgorod.
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.
Spain vs Russia, World Cup last-16
We went minute-by-minute as Spain and Russia met at the Luzhniki Stadium.
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.
'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.
Ronaldo tight-lipped on future after World Cup elimination
‘Now is not the time to talk about the future.’
Mascherano announces international retirement following Argentina's World Cup exit
The versatile 34-year-old has called time on his career with the Aliceleste.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
Which was your favourite goal from the World Cup group stages?
There have been some unbelievable finishes in Russia over the past two weeks.
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.
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.
Michy Batshuayi celebrated Belgium's opening goal by kicking the ball into his own face
What a strike from Adnan Januzaj.
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.
'We're here to win, not plot final route,' says England boss Southgate
England face Belgium in their final group game tomorrow.
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.
'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.
Serbia v Brazil, World Cup, Group E
Could Brazil book their place in the knockout stages? We had minute-by-minute from Moscow.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
Argentina fined for 'homophobic and insulting chants' during defeat to Croatia
Fifa said there were a range of incidents during the Group D clash.
'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.
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.
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.
Salah on target before record-breaking goalkeeper saves a penalty
But Saudi Arabia claimed a 2-1 win over Egypt in Volgograd.
Suarez put Uruguay ahead against the hosts with a well-placed free-kick
It’s the Barcelona striker’s second goal of the tournament.
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.