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#World Cup

# world-cup - Today's News

Rugby World Cup winner Thompson says dementia makes him feel 'phoney'
# Problems
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# Problems

Rugby World Cup winner Thompson says dementia makes him feel 'phoney'

4 hours ago 3,507 Views 0 Comments

The ex-hooker, 44, is one of scores of former players who have decided to sue a number of governing bodies for negligence.

# world-cup - Monday 26 September, 2022

Michael Sheen delivers another rousing World Cup speech on visit to Wales squad
# Passion
From The42
# Passion

Michael Sheen delivers another rousing World Cup speech on visit to Wales squad

Sep 26th 2022, 8:50 PM 6,630 Views 0 Comments

The 53-year-old was presented with a signed shirt and a bottle of Welsh whisky by Gareth Bale.

Nations League relegation a price worth paying for World Cup - Page
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Nations League relegation a price worth paying for World Cup - Page

Sep 26th 2022, 8:15 AM 4,974 Views 2 Comments

A 1-0 defeat to Poland in Cardiff condemned Wales to finishing bottom of their group.

# world-cup - Saturday 17 September, 2022

'It was very hard to see where I'd make it professionally in the 15s game'
# Original
From The42
# Original

'It was very hard to see where I'd make it professionally in the 15s game'

Sep 17th 2022, 8:30 AM 19,077 Views 4 Comments

Mark Roche has gone from Bosnia in 2015 to a bronze medal at last weekend’s World Cup 7s.

# world-cup - Tuesday 13 September, 2022

France and PSG defender sidelined for six weeks ahead of World Cup
# Presnel Kimpembe
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# Presnel Kimpembe

France and PSG defender sidelined for six weeks ahead of World Cup

Sep 13th 2022, 3:00 PM 3,935 Views 1 Comment

Kimpembe suffered the injury in PSG’s 1-0 victory against Brest.

# world-cup - Sunday 11 September, 2022

Ireland fall short after pushing New Zealand all the way in Sevens World Cup semi-final
# 7s
From The42
# 7s

Ireland fall short after pushing New Zealand all the way in Sevens World Cup semi-final

Updated Sep 11th 2022, 5:20 PM 41,610 Views 10 Comments

Elsewhere, the Ireland women delivered an impressive performance against England to secure a seventh-place finish.

# world-cup - Saturday 10 September, 2022

ROG's criticism hurt but Carty aiming for another World Cup with Ireland
# Captain
From The42
# Captain

ROG's criticism hurt but Carty aiming for another World Cup with Ireland

Sep 10th 2022, 8:00 AM 37,362 Views 6 Comments

The 30-year-old Connacht skipper is close to returning from a wrist injury.

# world-cup - Thursday 1 September, 2022

Leaving Cert results tomorrow, the World Cup next weekend - King's rise
# Heart
From The42
# Heart

Leaving Cert results tomorrow, the World Cup next weekend - King's rise

Sep 1st 2022, 2:53 PM 27,705 Views 1 Comment

18-year-old Erin King has gone from Sydney to Dubai to Doha and into the Ireland 7s squad.

# world-cup - Friday 26 August, 2022

Dutch midfielder likely to miss World Cup with broken leg
# Gini Wijnaldum
From The42
# Gini Wijnaldum

Dutch midfielder likely to miss World Cup with broken leg

Aug 26th 2022, 4:34 PM 6,696 Views 1 Comment

Wijnaldum joined Roma earlier in August on a 12-month loan.

World Cup looms as Ireland look to finish Series on a high in LA
# 7s
From The42
# 7s

World Cup looms as Ireland look to finish Series on a high in LA

Aug 26th 2022, 11:55 AM 5,107 Views 2 Comments

Terry Kennedy and co. have the potential to do something special at the big show.

# world-cup - Monday 22 August, 2022

Qatar detains dozens of workers who protested over late pay as World Cup approaches
# Doha
# Doha

Qatar detains dozens of workers who protested over late pay as World Cup approaches

Aug 22nd 2022, 12:40 PM 36,270 Views 44 Comments

The country has faced intense international scrutiny over its labour practices ahead of the tournament.

# world-cup - Monday 8 August, 2022

Dunlevy and McCrystal claim overall win at Para-Cycling World Cup
# One Two
From The42
# One Two

Dunlevy and McCrystal claim overall win at Para-Cycling World Cup

Aug 8th 2022, 1:09 PM 2,435 Views 1 Comment

Ireland’s squad took a fantastic one-two in Canada over the weekend.

# world-cup - Saturday 6 August, 2022

Wallabies win spoiled by serious injury to playmaker Cooper
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Wallabies win spoiled by serious injury to playmaker Cooper

Aug 6th 2022, 11:59 PM 17,515 Views 4 Comments

It is another agonising blow for the 34-year-old, who grasped at his lower leg in pain and needed assistance in a slow exit.

# world-cup - Thursday 21 July, 2022

Eddie Jones is 'the guy' to take England to 2023 World Cup: RFU chief
# Leading The Way
From The42
# Leading The Way

Eddie Jones is 'the guy' to take England to 2023 World Cup: RFU chief

Jul 21st 2022, 4:27 PM 3,083 Views 3 Comments

Jones has said he will stand down after the 2023 World Cup.

# world-cup - Saturday 9 July, 2022

Ireland's Paul O'Donovan breaks record and wins World Cup gold
# Happy Days
From The42
# Happy Days

Ireland's Paul O'Donovan breaks record and wins World Cup gold

Jul 9th 2022, 8:28 PM 16,871 Views 3 Comments

The 28-year-old Olympic gold medallist also made history with a time of 6:47.15

# world-cup - Saturday 2 July, 2022

Ireland suffer defeat in World Cup opener
# Frustration
From The42
# Frustration

Ireland suffer defeat in World Cup opener

Jul 2nd 2022, 11:54 PM 9,881 Views 0 Comments

Sean Dancer’s side were beaten by a Netherlands team ranked number one in the world.

# world-cup - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Two of Ireland's Hockey World Cup clashes to be shown on RTÉ News Channel
# TV
From The42
# TV

Two of Ireland's Hockey World Cup clashes to be shown on RTÉ News Channel

Jun 30th 2022, 7:35 PM 4,782 Views 1 Comment

The Green Army’s Pool A games against Chile and Germany will be shown live.

# world-cup - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

German World Cup winner signs for Eintracht Frankfurt
# Mario Goetze
From The42
# Mario Goetze

German World Cup winner signs for Eintracht Frankfurt

Jun 21st 2022, 6:57 PM 8,720 Views 1 Comment

Goetze has spent two years playing in the Dutch league for PSV Eindhoven.

# world-cup - Friday 17 June, 2022

FIFA announces 16 host cities for 2026 World Cup
# American Dream
From The42
# American Dream

FIFA announces 16 host cities for 2026 World Cup

Jun 17th 2022, 8:11 AM 12,803 Views 16 Comments

The expanded tournament will be the first to feature 48 teams.

# world-cup - Thursday 16 June, 2022

'I took my moment' - Australian hero keeper explains water-bottle act
# Hijinks
From The42
# Hijinks

'I took my moment' - Australian hero keeper explains water-bottle act

Jun 16th 2022, 9:04 AM 17,657 Views 9 Comments

Video emerged of Redmayne tossing away a bottle of his Peruvian opposite number during the penalty shootout win.

# world-cup - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

Costa Rica beat New Zealand to claim final World Cup spot
# Qatar Bound
From The42
# Qatar Bound

Costa Rica beat New Zealand to claim final World Cup spot

Jun 14th 2022, 9:21 PM 5,028 Views 0 Comments

Joel Campbell scored the only goal of the game.

# world-cup - Monday 13 June, 2022

Australia beat Peru after sudden death penalties to secure place at World Cup finals
# To The Wire
From The42
# To The Wire

Australia beat Peru after sudden death penalties to secure place at World Cup finals

Jun 13th 2022, 10:26 PM 7,306 Views 10 Comments

The playoff between the Asian and South American qualifiers had been goalless after 120 minutes.

# world-cup - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Australia beat UAE to claim place in World Cup playoff against Peru
# Road To Qatar
From The42
# Road To Qatar

Australia beat UAE to claim place in World Cup playoff against Peru

Jun 7th 2022, 9:20 PM 4,460 Views 0 Comments

Australia are trying to qualify for a fifth straight finals.

# world-cup - Saturday 4 June, 2022

Bale wants World Cup for Wales as Ukrainian sympathy is set aside
# Play-off
From The42
# Play-off

Bale wants World Cup for Wales as Ukrainian sympathy is set aside

Jun 4th 2022, 6:08 PM 4,883 Views 2 Comments

Wales are one win away from reaching their first World Cup since 1958.

# world-cup - Thursday 2 June, 2022

Toughest 10 days of my career – Andy Robertson rues play-off heartbreak
# The Jocks
From The42
# The Jocks

Toughest 10 days of my career – Andy Robertson rues play-off heartbreak

Jun 2nd 2022, 4:00 PM 5,121 Views 1 Comment

The Scotland captain also came up just short in the Premier League and Champions League with Liverpool.

# world-cup - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

World Cup heartbreak for Scotland as Ukraine set up showdown with Wales
# Despair
From The42
# Despair

World Cup heartbreak for Scotland as Ukraine set up showdown with Wales

Jun 1st 2022, 9:42 PM 36,677 Views 11 Comments

Ukraine will now face Wales on Sunday, with a spot at Qatar 2022 up for grabs.

England can win the World Cup in Qatar - Pickford
# Belief
From The42
# Belief

England can win the World Cup in Qatar - Pickford

Jun 1st 2022, 10:44 AM 3,899 Views 12 Comments

The 28-year-old heads into the upcoming international break on the back of helping to keep Everton in the Premier League.

# world-cup - Friday 13 May, 2022

Can rugby finally crack the US by bringing the World Cup there in 2031?
# Ambitions
From The42
# Ambitions

Can rugby finally crack the US by bringing the World Cup there in 2031?

May 13th 2022, 8:12 PM 5,014 Views 10 Comments

The Americans plan to use NFL stadiums and sell more than 3 million tickets.

# world-cup - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Ex-USA international Hope Solo begins alcohol treatment
# Seeking Help
From The42
# Seeking Help

Ex-USA international Hope Solo begins alcohol treatment

Apr 30th 2022, 10:39 AM 10,632 Views 2 Comments

The 40-year-old helped her country win 2008 and 2012 Olympic gold medals and the 2015 Women’s World Cup title.

# world-cup - Saturday 23 April, 2022

Rejuvenated Wolves star has sights set on World Cup with Spain
# AIM
From The42
# AIM

Rejuvenated Wolves star has sights set on World Cup with Spain

Apr 23rd 2022, 12:22 PM 6,991 Views 0 Comments

Jonny suffered two serious knee injuries in eight months and feared his career was over.

England World Cup winner Steve Thompson put on suicide watch
# Troubles
From The42
# Troubles

England World Cup winner Steve Thompson put on suicide watch

Apr 23rd 2022, 11:16 AM 83,304 Views 18 Comments

The 43-year-old was diagnosed with early-onset dementia in November 2020.

# world-cup - Monday 4 April, 2022

Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal reveals he has prostate cancer
# Illness
From The42
# Illness

Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal reveals he has prostate cancer

Apr 4th 2022, 7:50 AM 18,915 Views 2 Comments

The 70-year-old told RTL television on Sunday that the players ‘don’t know it’.

# world-cup - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Qatar 2022 chief warns Southgate to 'pick his words carefully'
# Rebuttal
From The42
# Rebuttal

Qatar 2022 chief warns Southgate to 'pick his words carefully'

Mar 30th 2022, 10:59 PM 13,090 Views 11 Comments

The England boss had previously voiced concerns over the country’s suitability as World Cup hosts.

Who’s going to Qatar? Five places still up for grabs at this year’s World Cup
# State Of Play
From The42
# State Of Play

Who’s going to Qatar? Five places still up for grabs at this year’s World Cup

Mar 30th 2022, 2:48 PM 7,658 Views 10 Comments

27 teams have now qualified for the tournament.

Opponents bury Fifa's biennial World Cup campaign
# Arsene Knows?
From The42
# Arsene Knows?

Opponents bury Fifa's biennial World Cup campaign

Mar 30th 2022, 9:26 AM 5,141 Views 1 Comment

An idea to enlarge Europe’s Nations League to take in South American countries has also been mooted.

# world-cup - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Fernandes stars for Portugal and Lewandowski strikes for Poland as World Cup spots booked
# Qatar Bound
From The42
# Qatar Bound

Fernandes stars for Portugal and Lewandowski strikes for Poland as World Cup spots booked

Mar 29th 2022, 10:06 PM 6,130 Views 1 Comment

North Macedonia and Sweden bowed out.

Mane scores and Salah misses in penalty shootout as Senegal beat Egypt to reach World Cup
# Africa
From The42
# Africa

Mane scores and Salah misses in penalty shootout as Senegal beat Egypt to reach World Cup

Mar 29th 2022, 9:22 PM 9,692 Views 5 Comments

Partey strikes as Ghana upset Nigeria to reach World Cup

# world-cup - Friday 25 March, 2022

Qatar hits back at 'ridiculous' attack by Louis van Gaal
# War Of Words
From The42
# War Of Words

Qatar hits back at 'ridiculous' attack by Louis van Gaal

Mar 25th 2022, 11:28 PM 9,334 Views 6 Comments

In a rare outburst, Hassan al-Thawadi, chief executive of the World Cup Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, tore into the Dutch coach.

Salah sets up win for Egypt over Senegal, Slimani stuns Cameroon
# Qualifiers
From The42
# Qualifiers

Salah sets up win for Egypt over Senegal, Slimani stuns Cameroon

Mar 25th 2022, 10:27 PM 3,690 Views 0 Comments

The eagerly awaited clash was a repeat of the Africa Cup of Nations final last month.

# world-cup - Thursday 24 March, 2022

'I am responsible' - Mancini takes blame for Italy's World Cup humiliation
# Pain
From The42
# Pain

'I am responsible' - Mancini takes blame for Italy's World Cup humiliation

Mar 24th 2022, 11:36 PM 6,219 Views 1 Comment

It was a former Palermo player in Aleksandar Trajkovski who stunned the European champions.

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