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#World Cup

# world-cup - June 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 17,659 Views 9 Comments

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

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 5,034 Views 0 Comments

Joel Campbell scored the only goal of the game.

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 7,317 Views 10 Comments

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

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 4,463 Views 0 Comments

Australia are trying to qualify for a fifth straight finals.

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 4,884 Views 2 Comments

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

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 5,122 Views 1 Comment

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

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 36,678 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 3,900 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 - This year 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 5,022 Views 10 Comments

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

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 10,639 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.

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 6,993 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 83,361 Views 17 Comments

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

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 18,962 Views 2 Comments

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

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 13,096 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 7,663 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 5,145 Views 1 Comment

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

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 6,134 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 9,699 Views 5 Comments

Partey strikes as Ghana upset Nigeria to reach World Cup

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 9,347 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 3,693 Views 0 Comments

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

'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 6,229 Views 1 Comment

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

Sweden go extra mile while League of Ireland referee Hennessy frustrates Scots
# Roundup
From The42
# Roundup

Sweden go extra mile while League of Ireland referee Hennessy frustrates Scots

Mar 24th 2022, 11:16 PM 11,044 Views 3 Comments

Robin Quaison’s goal set up a clash between the Swedes and Poland in a World Cup qualifying play-off final

Incredible scenes as North Macedonia end European champions Italy's World Cup dream
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Incredible scenes as North Macedonia end European champions Italy's World Cup dream

Mar 24th 2022, 10:08 PM 95,906 Views 54 Comments

Roberto Mancini’s side will not be going to Qatar later this year.

Liverpool star Jota on target as Portugal advance to World Cup qualifying playoff final
# Progress
From The42
# Progress

Liverpool star Jota on target as Portugal advance to World Cup qualifying playoff final

Mar 24th 2022, 10:02 PM 5,069 Views 0 Comments

Turkey missed a late penalty amid a dramatic climax.

Sexton's mission for World Cup redemption with Ireland will be riveting
# Goals
From The42
# Goals

Sexton's mission for World Cup redemption with Ireland will be riveting

Mar 9th 2022, 7:00 AM 5,463 Views 13 Comments

The Leinster out-half will play on until the age of 38 in his bid for further glory.

'You've got to look at rugby and ask, 'Where do we want the sport to be in 10 years' time?''
# Grow The Game
From The42
# Grow The Game

'You've got to look at rugby and ask, 'Where do we want the sport to be in 10 years' time?''

Mar 6th 2022, 7:00 AM 15,955 Views 3 Comments

Ex-England boss Andy Robinson is now the head coach of Romania in the Rugby Europe Championship.

Ukraine ask for World Cup play-off against Scotland to be postponed
# Qualifying
From The42
# Qualifying

Ukraine ask for World Cup play-off against Scotland to be postponed

Mar 3rd 2022, 9:20 PM 4,447 Views 1 Comment

The two nations were due to meet in Glasgow on 24 March,

Russian Football Union to appeal against ban imposed by Fifa and Uefa
# Challenge
From The42
# Challenge

Russian Football Union to appeal against ban imposed by Fifa and Uefa

Mar 3rd 2022, 7:40 PM 4,574 Views 9 Comments

The ban means Russia will not participate in the upcoming men’s World Cup qualifying play-offs or UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 this summer.

IRFU finally close to publishing controversial Ireland Women report
# Qualifier
From The42
# Qualifier

IRFU finally close to publishing controversial Ireland Women report

Mar 1st 2022, 4:14 PM 8,870 Views 7 Comments

The report was initially set to be released in January.

Russia expelled from World Cup, clubs banned from international competitions
# Crime And Punishment
From The42
# Crime And Punishment

Russia expelled from World Cup, clubs banned from international competitions

Updated Feb 28th 2022, 7:57 PM 58,970 Views 55 Comments

The men’s team had been due to play in qualifying play-offs in March for the World Cup in Qatar later this year.

Dublin-born Eoin Morgan ‘immensely proud’ to receive Freedom of the City of London
# Honour
From The42
# Honour

Dublin-born Eoin Morgan ‘immensely proud’ to receive Freedom of the City of London

Feb 23rd 2022, 7:30 PM 8,738 Views 10 Comments

The England captain lifted the men’s 50-over World Cup at Lord’s in 2019.

Former Man United and Barcelona star Sanchez key as Chile revive World Cup hopes
# Like A Fine Wine
From The42
# Like A Fine Wine

Former Man United and Barcelona star Sanchez key as Chile revive World Cup hopes

Feb 1st 2022, 11:35 PM 6,167 Views 1 Comment

The 33-year-old inspired his country to a 3-2 win away against Bolivia.

World Cup-winner Roberto Carlos set to line out for Sunday League team
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

World Cup-winner Roberto Carlos set to line out for Sunday League team

Feb 1st 2022, 9:43 PM 10,733 Views 3 Comments

The raffle also saw East Sussex team Pevensey and Westham land the services of former England forward Eni Aluko for one fixture.

Robert Page to lead Wales play-off campaign after Ryan Giggs court case delayed
# World Cup
From The42
# World Cup

Robert Page to lead Wales play-off campaign after Ryan Giggs court case delayed

Jan 18th 2022, 3:06 PM 5,219 Views 0 Comments

The former Manchester United star has been on leave from his role since November 2020.

# world-cup - Last year 2021

Ex-Japan international 'King Kazu' eager to play on at 54
# Like A Fine Wine
From The42
# Like A Fine Wine

Ex-Japan international 'King Kazu' eager to play on at 54

Dec 13th 2021, 3:15 PM 8,159 Views 6 Comments

Kazuyoshi Miura said he ‘still has the passion’ to continue his career

After 200 caps and a World Cup silver, Ireland star Daly retires
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

After 200 caps and a World Cup silver, Ireland star Daly retires

Dec 10th 2021, 3:45 PM 4,785 Views 2 Comments

The 33-year-old has earned 200 caps since making her debut in 2010.

Play-off draw ensures that at least one of Portugal or Italy will miss the World Cup
# Qatar 2022
From The42
# Qatar 2022

Play-off draw ensures that at least one of Portugal or Italy will miss the World Cup

Updated Nov 26th 2021, 5:32 PM 15,771 Views 9 Comments

The European heavyweights are on the same side of the draw.

Dutch reach World Cup, Turkey and Ukraine into play-offs
# Euro News
From The42
# Euro News

Dutch reach World Cup, Turkey and Ukraine into play-offs

Nov 16th 2021, 10:19 PM 5,103 Views 0 Comments

Late goals from Steven Bergwijn and Memphis Depay sealed a 2-0 win for the Netherlands.

Wales earn home World Cup play-off with battling draw against Belgium
# Dragon Roar
From The42
# Dragon Roar

Wales earn home World Cup play-off with battling draw against Belgium

Nov 16th 2021, 10:09 PM 4,805 Views 1 Comment

Kieffer Moore’s eighth goal for Wales secured second spot in their qualifying group.

Italy in World Cup qualifying play-offs after draw at brilliant Northern Ireland
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

Italy in World Cup qualifying play-offs after draw at brilliant Northern Ireland

Nov 15th 2021, 10:04 PM 9,632 Views 1 Comment

Conor Washington was unable to take a last-minute chance to snatch a famous victory.