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#Confederations Cup

# confederations-cup - Sunday 25 June, 2017

More embarrassing VAR chaos as Germany and Chile book semi-final Confed Cup places

Jogi Loew’s side were 3-1 winners over Cameroon while the South Americans drew 1-1 with Australia.

# confederations-cup - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Record-breaking Sanchez stars but Chile are held to draw against Germany Touch Of Class This post contains videos

Record-breaking Sanchez stars but Chile are held to draw against Germany

The Gunners striker tops his country’s goal-scoring charts after tonight’s strike.

VAR penalty decision helps Australia rescue Cameroon point Video Games This post contains videos

VAR penalty decision helps Australia rescue Cameroon point

Both sides now need to win their final match to have any hope of reaching the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup.

World Cup in Russia will be safe vows sports minister

The man in charge of sport for Russia’s Tatarstan region says there is no sign that the 2018 World Cup will be met with major problems.

# confederations-cup - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Feisty game ends with mass brawl as Mexico survive New Zealand scare Confederations Cup This post contains videos

Feisty game ends with mass brawl as Mexico survive New Zealand scare

Second-half goals by Benfica’s Raul Jimenez and Oribe Peralta sealed the win.

Prolific Ronaldo proves the difference as Portugal pour misery on hosts Russia Who Else This post contains videos

Prolific Ronaldo proves the difference as Portugal pour misery on hosts Russia

The European champions were 1-0 winners in the Confederations Cup this evening.

# confederations-cup - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Another Video Assistant Referee controversy overshadows Chile's Confederation Cup win

Arturo Vidal and Eduardo Vargas grabbed the goals but the VAR stole the show!

# confederations-cup - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Confederations Cup games in Russia can be abandoned via anti-discrimination measures

The tournament kicks off this weekend Saint Petersburg.

# confederations-cup - Thursday 20 April, 2017

New Zealand are coming to Dublin to play... Cabinteely FC

The OFC Nations Cup champions are taking on the SSE Airtricity League First Division club days after a friendly with Northern Ireland.

# confederations-cup - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Brazilian air force drone films Neymar’s goal v Japan Small/Far Away This post contains videos

Brazilian air force drone films Neymar’s goal v Japan

This is pretty cool.

# confederations-cup - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

In focus: Unrest sheds light on new face of Brazil

The protests around the Confederations Cup have raised grave questions over Brazil’s readiness to stage the World Cup

# confederations-cup - Monday 1 July, 2013

3 players who enhanced their reputation during the Confederations Cup

Now that the dust has settled on Brazil’s win, we pick out those who impressed most over the past two weeks.

# confederations-cup - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Neymar urges Rooney to join him at Barcelona

The Barcelona star says it would be a “dream” to play alongside the unsettled Manchester United striker.

# confederations-cup - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Here’s a GIF of Neymar’s spectacular dive from last night

Now with added Ken from Street Fighter.

# confederations-cup - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Brazil still haunted by 1950 final defeat to Uruguay at the Maracana History Lesson This post contains videos

Brazil still haunted by 1950 final defeat to Uruguay at the Maracana

The South American pair face off in the Confederations Cup semi-final tonight with Big Phil’s men out to avenge one of the nation’s most heartbreaking losses.

# confederations-cup - Sunday 23 June, 2013

VIDEO: Poyet sacked by Brighton – live on TV Wave Goodbye This post contains videos

VIDEO: Poyet sacked by Brighton – live on TV

The Uruguayan was informed of his dismissal by the BBC while he was appearing as a TV pundit.

# confederations-cup - Friday 21 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Brazil protests to reach Patrick Street in Cork Cork

Brazil protests to reach Patrick Street in Cork

The Brazilian community have organised a friendly demonstration for Sunday, 23 June at 3pm on Patrick Street.

FIFA: No plans to cancel Confederations Cup despite protest in Brazil

Local media reported today that football’s world governing body may call time on the World Cup warm-up tournament.

Kenny Cunningham laid into Tahiti after the 10-0 defeat to Spain Harsh This post contains videos

Kenny Cunningham laid into Tahiti after the 10-0 defeat to Spain

The ex-Ireland captain questioned their professionalism and pride on the RTE panel last night.

# confederations-cup - Thursday 20 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Brazil officials reverse subway and bus fare hikes as thousands protest Brazil Protests

Brazil officials reverse subway and bus fare hikes as thousands protest

People are protesting about poor public services and the money poured into soccer stadiums for the Confederations Cup and next year’s World Cup.

All 7 goals from the brilliant game between Italy and Japan Confed Cup This post contains videos

All 7 goals from the brilliant game between Italy and Japan

The Azzurri had to come from two goals down to earn their place in the Confederations Cup semi-finals late last night.

# confederations-cup - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 as Neymar scores another volley in the Confederations Cup Kablamo This post contains videos

Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 as Neymar scores another volley in the Confederations Cup

Though there was the touch of a shinner about it.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil to deploy elite police following mass demonstrations Confederations Cup

Brazil to deploy elite police following mass demonstrations

200,000 have taken part in rallies against lavish government spending, a year before the country is due to stage the World Cup.

# confederations-cup - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

6 reasons why Tahiti’s footballers are your new favourite team

One player climbs coconut trees for a living.

Tahiti concede 6 but get to show the world ‘The Paddle’ Confed Cup This post contains videos

Tahiti concede 6 but get to show the world ‘The Paddle’

The tournament underdogs scored once in a heavy defeat to Nigeria last night.

From TheJournal.ie 100,000 protest in Brazil over cost of hosting sporting events Brazil This post contains images

100,000 protest in Brazil over cost of hosting sporting events

Preparing for major sporting events means taxes have gone up, while the quality of public services has fallen.

# confederations-cup - Monday 17 June, 2013

Tahiti: A true underdog story

The tiny South Pacific islanders paddle into uncharted waters when they take on Nigeria at the Confederations Cup in Brazil tonight.

3 things learned from the Confederations Cup this weekend

Spain looked like their old selves and hosts Brazil got up and running.

Luis Suarez scored this free-kick for Uruguay but Spain get off to a flier in Brazil Confed Cup This post contains videos

Luis Suarez scored this free-kick for Uruguay but Spain get off to a flier in Brazil

This one goes out to you, Real Madrid.

# confederations-cup - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Andrea Pirlo curls in a free kick almost as delicious as his beard Cracker This post contains videos

Andrea Pirlo curls in a free kick almost as delicious as his beard

The maestro put Italy ahead against Mexico and Mario Balotelli had a part to play in a 2-1 win.

# confederations-cup - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Stunning Neymar strike helps Brazil beat Japan in Confederations Cup Take A Bow This post contains videos

Stunning Neymar strike helps Brazil beat Japan in Confederations Cup

A 67,400 crowd roundly booed FIFA President Sepp Blatter and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff beforehand.

# confederations-cup - Friday 14 June, 2013

Everything you need to know about the Confederations Cup

Why wouldn’t you want to watch a tournament involving Spain, Brazil and Italy?

Don’t touch that dial… here’s the sport on TV this weekend GAA

Don’t touch that dial… here’s the sport on TV this weekend

When I give the nod, ring for the pizzas. *Nods*

# confederations-cup - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Everyone relax… Pele says Brazil will win the World Cup next summer

But what about Colombia, dude?

# confederations-cup - Friday 8 March, 2013

FIFA sell Maracana tickets for Confederation Cup, admit ‘there’s no Plan B’

Hey Ronaldo and Bebeto, get the finger(s) out.

# confederations-cup - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

World Cup 2014: Brazil to launch major anti-crime operation

The South American country is aiming to curb trafficking along its borders before next summer’s Confederations Cup.

# confederations-cup - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Platini and UEFA leaning towards multi-city Euro 2020

A decision on the 2020 tournament will be taken on Thursday.