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Soccer - This week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

6-goal thriller leaves Cameroon and Serbia's fates uncertain
# Entertainment Value
# Entertainment Value

6-goal thriller leaves Cameroon and Serbia's fates uncertain

Mon 12:01 PM 6,920 Views 2 Comments

Both sides trail joint-group leaders Brazil and Switzerland, who play later today.

Iran complain to Fifa over removal of Islamic Republic symbol in US social media posts
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Iran complain to Fifa over removal of Islamic Republic symbol in US social media posts

Nov 27th 2022, 10:45 PM 7,240 Views 3 Comments

The US infuriated their opponents by posting altered images of Iran’s flag.

Strikers make the difference as Spain and Germany share high-quality draw
# Honours Even
# Honours Even

Strikers make the difference as Spain and Germany share high-quality draw

Nov 27th 2022, 9:17 PM 25,320 Views 17 Comments

Alvaro Morata and Niclas Füllkrug scored the goals in a 1-1 draw.

Riots erupt in Brussels after Morocco stun Belgium at World Cup
# Ugly Scenes
# Ugly Scenes

Riots erupt in Brussels after Morocco stun Belgium at World Cup

Nov 27th 2022, 9:11 PM 18,545 Views 9 Comments

Police used water cannon and teargas after coming under attack from football supporters.

'It will take time for him to learn' - Croatia boss accuses Canada manager of snubbing him
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

'It will take time for him to learn' - Croatia boss accuses Canada manager of snubbing him

Nov 27th 2022, 7:59 PM 12,307 Views 1 Comment

Zlatko Dalic had also claimed John Herdman lacked respect earlier this week.

Croatia get World Cup back on track with Kramaric double as Canada crash out
# Revival
# Revival

Croatia get World Cup back on track with Kramaric double as Canada crash out

Nov 27th 2022, 7:24 PM 5,143 Views 7 Comments

Canada took the lead after two minutes but the 2018 World Cup runners-up rallied to a 4-1 win.

As it happened: Spain v Germany, World Cup
Live Nov 27th 2022, 6:30 PM

As it happened: Spain v Germany, World Cup

David McGoldrick hits late winner in FA Cup for Derby County
# Magic Of The Cup
# Magic Of The Cup

David McGoldrick hits late winner in FA Cup for Derby County

Nov 27th 2022, 6:28 PM 5,136 Views 2 Comments

Derby came from behind to book their third round spot.

Republic of Ireland's first-ever manager Mick Meagan dies aged 88
# RIP
# RIP

Republic of Ireland's first-ever manager Mick Meagan dies aged 88

Nov 27th 2022, 5:43 PM 8,792 Views 5 Comments

The Dubliner was also capped 17 times for Ireland during his playing career.

Belgium played with 'fear of losing' in Morocco defeat, admits Martinez
# Confession
# Confession

Belgium played with 'fear of losing' in Morocco defeat, admits Martinez

Nov 27th 2022, 5:02 PM 6,273 Views 6 Comments

Belgium must beat Croatia on Thursday to be sure of a last-16 place after their loss today.

Morocco impress with late brace as Belgium slip to shock World Cup defeat
# Stunned
# Stunned

Morocco impress with late brace as Belgium slip to shock World Cup defeat

Nov 27th 2022, 3:26 PM 5,817 Views 9 Comments

Abdelhamid Sabiri and Zakaria Aboukhlal were on target for the winners.

Bournemouth turn Gary O’Neil caretaker stint into permanent appointment
# Taking Charge
# Taking Charge

Bournemouth turn Gary O’Neil caretaker stint into permanent appointment

Nov 27th 2022, 1:03 PM 3,069 Views 0 Comments

O’Neil has agreed terms on an initial one-and-a-half year deal with the option of a further 12-month extension.

Jurgen Klinsmann seeks to cool tensions in Carlos Queiroz row
# Over And Back
# Over And Back

Jurgen Klinsmann seeks to cool tensions in Carlos Queiroz row

Nov 27th 2022, 12:44 PM 9,664 Views 2 Comments

Queiroz called for Klinsmann to resign over his initial remarks about the Iran national team.

Costa Rica stun Japan to hand Germany World Cup lifeline
# Upset
# Upset

Costa Rica stun Japan to hand Germany World Cup lifeline

Nov 27th 2022, 12:25 PM 7,805 Views 3 Comments

The result left Spain, Japan and Costa Rica all on three points in the group.

Kenny's Ireland don't need to look far for inspiration after largely forgettable 12 months
# Review
# Review

Kenny's Ireland don't need to look far for inspiration after largely forgettable 12 months

Nov 27th 2022, 7:00 AM 10,854 Views 9 Comments

It’s been a mixed year for the Irish team.

Soccer - Last week 20th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

'Weight off our shoulders,' says Messi as Argentina boss calls for calm
# Messi Magic
# Messi Magic

'Weight off our shoulders,' says Messi as Argentina boss calls for calm

Nov 26th 2022, 11:30 PM 8,549 Views 7 Comments

Lionel Scaloni: ‘You have to have some common sense, it’s just a football match.’

Fifa investigate Serbia over 'hateful' dressing room flag
# Disciplinary Action
# Disciplinary Action

Fifa investigate Serbia over 'hateful' dressing room flag

Nov 26th 2022, 11:13 PM 20,839 Views 6 Comments

The flag showed independent Kosovo as being part of Serbia, with the slogan, ‘There will be no surrender.’

Iran boss Queiroz calls Jurgen Klinsmann out on Twitter over 'their culture' comments
# Dear Jurgen
# Dear Jurgen

Iran boss Queiroz calls Jurgen Klinsmann out on Twitter over 'their culture' comments

Nov 26th 2022, 10:49 PM 11,000 Views 5 Comments

Klinsmann said Iran ‘worked the referee’ in defeating Wales, comments the Iran boss has labelled as a ‘disgrace.’

Roy Keane gives Cobh Ramblers 'unexpected' shout-out on ITV's World Cup coverage
# Centenery
# Centenery

Roy Keane gives Cobh Ramblers 'unexpected' shout-out on ITV's World Cup coverage

Nov 26th 2022, 10:23 PM 17,985 Views 2 Comments

The club is celebrating its 100-year anniversary.

'Emotional' Lewandowski fulfilled childhood dream with first World Cup goal
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

'Emotional' Lewandowski fulfilled childhood dream with first World Cup goal

Nov 26th 2022, 9:21 PM 4,176 Views 2 Comments

The Barcelona star sealed Poland’s 2-0 victory over Saudi Arabia.

Messi magic helps keep Argentina's World Cup hopes alive
# Messi Win
# Messi Win

Messi magic helps keep Argentina's World Cup hopes alive

Nov 26th 2022, 9:14 PM 7,875 Views 4 Comments

Messi’s goal meant he tied fellow Argentine icon, the late Diego Maradona, on eight goals and 21 appearances at the World Cup for Argentina.

Irish duo combine for FA Cup goal but their side lose, Conti Cup clean sheet for Brosnan
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

Irish duo combine for FA Cup goal but their side lose, Conti Cup clean sheet for Brosnan

Nov 26th 2022, 7:28 PM 3,341 Views 0 Comments

Darragh Burns was on target for MK Dons, with Dawson Devoy providing the assist.

Kylian Mbappe renounces defending but dazzles in French win
# The Act Of Kylian
# The Act Of Kylian

Kylian Mbappe renounces defending but dazzles in French win

Nov 26th 2022, 6:34 PM 28,906 Views 4 Comments

The brilliant Mbappe scored both goals as France beat Denmark to qualify for the last-16.

Mbappe’s double downs Denmark as France reach World Cup knockout stage
# Marching On
# Marching On

Mbappe’s double downs Denmark as France reach World Cup knockout stage

Nov 26th 2022, 6:21 PM 2,872 Views 2 Comments

Mbappe and Pele are the only players to score seven or more World Cup goals before turning 25.

Ireland underage 'keeper joins Shamrock Rovers as club's second WNL signing
# Summer Time
# Summer Time

Ireland underage 'keeper joins Shamrock Rovers as club's second WNL signing

Nov 26th 2022, 5:57 PM 5,763 Views 0 Comments

Summer Lawless follows Áine O’Gorman to the Hoops from Peamount United.

Lewandowski scores first World Cup goal of his career as Poland overcome Saudi Arabia
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

Lewandowski scores first World Cup goal of his career as Poland overcome Saudi Arabia

Nov 26th 2022, 3:13 PM 4,917 Views 0 Comments

Piotr Zielinski was also on target for the winners.

'I was messaging my family saying I was going to score' - Australia's heroic match-winner
# Oz Icon
# Oz Icon

'I was messaging my family saying I was going to score' - Australia's heroic match-winner

Nov 26th 2022, 1:42 PM 5,489 Views 1 Comment

Mitch Duke nabbed the crucial goal that fired his side to victory over Tunisia.

Australia win third World Cup game in their history to revive last-16 hopes
# Optimism
# Optimism

Australia win third World Cup game in their history to revive last-16 hopes

Nov 26th 2022, 12:21 PM 7,400 Views 1 Comment

Striker Mitch Duke scored the only goal of a tight match against Tunisia.

Belgium's Golden Generation past their best, admits Hazard
# Swan Song
# Swan Song

Belgium's Golden Generation past their best, admits Hazard

Nov 26th 2022, 10:46 AM 7,401 Views 6 Comments

‘The team was better four years ago but still we have the quality to win games and to win the competition.’

Watching English media cover their team through Irish eyes can be baffling - but it's far from an anomaly
# Talking Point
# Talking Point

Watching English media cover their team through Irish eyes can be baffling - but it's far from an anomaly

Nov 26th 2022, 9:00 AM 11,819 Views 5 Comments

Gareth Southgate has endured strong criticism of late for his approach to games.

'His weight fluctuated, the end looked nigh for Argentina’s most famous number 10'
# Excess
# Excess

'His weight fluctuated, the end looked nigh for Argentina’s most famous number 10'

Nov 26th 2022, 8:30 AM 9,142 Views 3 Comments

Read an extract from USA 94: The World Cup that Changed the Game by Matthew Evans.

No political football for Iran World Cup clash - US boss
# Claim
# Claim

No political football for Iran World Cup clash - US boss

Nov 25th 2022, 10:54 PM 6,018 Views 0 Comments

Gregg Berhalter was a satisfied man after watching his youthful US team hold mighty England

'Were we booed off? I'm not sure if that was aimed at us' - Southgate
# Positivity
# Positivity

'Were we booed off? I'm not sure if that was aimed at us' - Southgate

Nov 25th 2022, 10:19 PM 13,854 Views 16 Comments

A point keeps the Three Lions top of Group B and they will qualify for the last 16 as long as they avoid defeat by a four-goal margin to Wales.

Qatar football will survive World Cup exit, says coach
# Optimism
# Optimism

Qatar football will survive World Cup exit, says coach

Nov 25th 2022, 10:00 PM 6,435 Views 6 Comments

The country’s final group game against the Netherlands on Tuesday has now become a dead rubber.

Netherlands came up against 'much better opponent'
# Must Do Better
# Must Do Better

Netherlands came up against 'much better opponent'

Nov 25th 2022, 9:50 PM 11,314 Views 3 Comments

Louis van Gaal’s side were left frustrated by Ecuador.

England jeered by own supporters after dreary draw with United States
# Drab
# Drab

England jeered by own supporters after dreary draw with United States

Nov 25th 2022, 9:05 PM 39,130 Views 39 Comments

A dreadful game finished 0-0 at the Al-Bayt Stadium.

As it happened: England v USA, World Cup
Live Nov 25th 2022, 8:13 PM

As it happened: England v USA, World Cup

Cooney on Soccer: A front-row seat on Iran's day of pure emotion
# Letter From Qatar
# Letter From Qatar

Cooney on Soccer: A front-row seat on Iran's day of pure emotion

Nov 25th 2022, 6:22 PM 3,460 Views 0 Comments

Iran’s Group B campaign is one of the stories of the World Cup so far, writes Gavin Cooney in his latest members article from Doha.

Hosts Qatar crash out of World Cup after Holland draw
# Mixed Fortunes
# Mixed Fortunes

Hosts Qatar crash out of World Cup after Holland draw

Nov 25th 2022, 6:07 PM 7,378 Views 2 Comments

The hosts suffered a disappointing 3-1 defeat to Senegal earlier.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Test Your Knowledge
# Test Your Knowledge

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Nov 25th 2022, 5:00 PM 25,085 Views 2 Comments

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