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#WC Qualifying Europe

# wc-qualifying-europe - Monday 20 November, 2017

World Cup failure sees head of Italian FA quit but board refuse to follow

The news comes a week after Gian Piero Ventura was sacked as manager of the Italian national team.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Unbelievable we're talking about Ibrahimovic - Sweden boss

Janne Andersson preferred to focus on the players who sealed their country’s World Cup berth.

'I thought it was better to send on Insigne' - De Rossi explains dugout argument with Italy coach Difference Of Opinion This post contains videos

'I thought it was better to send on Insigne' - De Rossi explains dugout argument with Italy coach

The Roma midfielder has explained his animated discussions in Italy’s dugout.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Hard work done, Croatia breeze through second-leg against Greece to book World Cup place

Leading 4-1 from the first-leg, Zlatko Dalic’s men picked up a scoreless draw away from home.

World Cup dream over for Northern Ireland as controversial first-leg penalty sees Swiss through

Michael O’Neill’s side couldn’t find a goal in Basel and won’t be at next summer’s World Cup.

'It reminded me of the old days in League Two': Schmeichel unimpressed with Copenhagen pitch

Kasper Schmeichel slammed the state of the pitch at Parken Stadium, saying it reminded him of playing in League Two.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Saturday 11 November, 2017

'He broke my nose after 30 seconds and should’ve been sent off' Anger This post contains videos

'He broke my nose after 30 seconds and should’ve been sent off'

AC Milan defender Leonardo Bonucci is not happy with the referee from last night’s Sweden-Italy game.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Friday 10 November, 2017

Stunned! Italy in big trouble after first-leg play-off defeat in Sweden

The pressure is on ahead of the second-leg in Milan.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

England warned over paper planes in latest Fifa clamp-down

FIFA has punished five nations in Central and South America following homophobic chants in recent World Cup qualifiers.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Big Sam rules out considering 'very tempting' Scotland job

Scotland are looking for a new manager after Gordon Strachan’s departure, but it appears that Allardyce will not be the successor.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Monday 9 October, 2017

The Republic of Ireland are unlikely to face the North if they reach the play-offs

The Green and White Army suffered defeat in their last group game against Norway.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Sunday 8 October, 2017

'A 7-0 win at home to Sweden isn't going to happen'

Arjen Robben gave a frank assessment of the Dutch side’s chances of overhauling their rivals.

Fellaini to miss Liverpool clash after Belgium confirm MCL injury

The midfielder limped out of the Red Devils’ win over Bosnia-Herzegovina and is set for two weeks on the sidelines.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Saturday 7 October, 2017

'Italy will struggle in World Cup play-offs': Dismal Azzurri face major backlash

Italy drew at home to 103rd ranked Macedonia on Friday, as they prepare for a World Cup play-off in November.

Italy 'had a Macedonia' tonight and it could have major consequences if they reach the World Cup

The Azzurri are still waiting to confirm a play-off place and may be third seeds should they reach Russia.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Jamie Redknapp calls for Harry Kane to keep England armband

The Tottenham star is the ideal candidate to captain England, according to former Spurs midfielder Redknapp.

Huge result for Ireland as last-gasp Skrtel own goal gives Scotland narrow victory

A tense and dramatic contest at Hampden saw Scotland keeping their World Cup hopes alive.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Bale has to 'make changes' – Giggs concerned by Real Madrid star's injuries

Wales are without Gareth Bale for their crucial World Cup qualifiers and Ryan Giggs is growing concerned over his regular fitness woes.

Spurs striker named England captain for tomorrow's crunch World Cup qualifier

England will be captained by in-form striker Harry Kane when they play Slovenia in World Cup qualifying at Wembley.

Wales are 'in good shape' and can cope without Bale, says Coleman

The Wales manager remains upbeat heading into their final two qualifiers against Georgia and Ireland.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Friday 8 September, 2017

Fifa opens proceedings against Dele Alli over middle finger gesture

TV pictures show the England player making the gesture in a World Cup qualifier on Monday night.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Dele Alli insists middle finger gesture was a joke but could still face punishment

England’s Dele Alli has claimed that the gesture was not aimed at the referee.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Monday 4 September, 2017

Southgate has no regrets over missing out on English-born Liverpool teenager

The Three Lions cannot “fast-track” young talents like Wales’ Ben Woodburn, accoring to the manager.

With a glittering array of talent, Belgium become first European side to qualify for the World Cup

Goals from Jan Vertonghen and Romelu Lukaku saw the side get the better of Greece.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Luka Modric fumes as Croatia now face into hectic schedule after farcical Kosovo qualifier

The game had been scheduled for Saturday but was suspended after 22 minutes because of heavy rain.

The Dutch pick up a much-needed win but World Cup qualification still looks a long shot

Brighton’s Davy Propper scored twice in a 3-1 victory over Bulgaria.

'I’ve had my time' - Wayne Rooney rules out England return for 2018 World Cup

The Three Lions striker is unwilling to consider the prospect of an international return.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Friday 1 September, 2017

Lemar 'very happy' as Liverpool and Arsenal fail to land Monaco midfielder

The France international was the subject of a £90 million bid, but is more than content to be returning to the principality club.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Löw unhappy with German fans for jeering their own player over diving controversy

“There was a dive once, he made a mistake, and he admitted he was wrong.”

# wc-qualifying-europe - Friday 31 March, 2017

I'd go up against my own granny! - Hughes has no problem with Whelan-Allen clash

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has eased concerns about a falling-out between team-mates Glenn Whelan and Joe Allen.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Monday 27 March, 2017

Emotional Defoe back in the goals for England after leading team out with 'best mate' Lowery In Form This post contains videos

Emotional Defoe back in the goals for England after leading team out with 'best mate' Lowery

The veteran striker put Gareth Southgate’s side on the road to victory and was happy to be playing international football again

# wc-qualifying-europe - Sunday 26 March, 2017

What can you say? This is a nightmare - Robben blasts Netherlands defeat

The Dutch side were abject in their loss to Bulgaria their star man was scathing, though he refused to single out debutant Matthijs de Ligt.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Prank by Saints boss left Redmond surprised by England call-up

The winger knows Gareth Southgate well from his time with the U21 international team.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Monday 19 December, 2016

English FA to appeal against poppy fine

After being fined £35,000 by FIFA for wearing black armbands featuring poppies against Scotland, the FA will contest the decision.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Friday 18 November, 2016

Fifa confirm they're taking action against England and Scotland over poppies

The world governing body has opened a disciplinary process after the nations wore black armbands with poppies on them.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Monday 14 November, 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo equals Robbie Keane's international goalscoring record

Two goals against Latvia have taken the Real Madrid star to 68 for Portugal, placing him joint-fourth in Europe’s all-time list.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Wales players 'absolutely devastated' after Serbia draw hands Ireland group initiative

After seeing his side concede a late equaliser to draw with Serbia, Chris Coleman admitted the Wales players were left deflated.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Captain Wayne! Rooney will return to England team for showdown with Scotland

Tomorrow night’s World Cup qualifier takes place in Wembley.

# wc-qualifying-europe - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Ronald Koeman advises James McCarthy to withdraw from Ireland squad

The player is not fit and should not have been called up by Martin O’Neill, says the Everton boss.

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