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#World Cup Qualifiers Europe

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Monday 8 July, 2019

Argentina World Cup winner's son makes dad 'suffer' at Wimbledon

Roman Burruchaga is starting out on a career of his own – but with a tennis ball rather than a football.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Brilliant last-minute strike sends Cameroon through to last 16 Women's World Cup This post contains videos

Brilliant last-minute strike sends Cameroon through to last 16

Ajara Nchout was the hero as she scored a brilliant 95th winner for her side against New Zealand.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

'Disgraceful' - USA face backlash over 13-0 World Cup win

There has been a critical response to the Americans’ 13-0 thrashing of Thailand.

Paul Pogba reveals how he gave his shirt to fan who made monkey noises

The Frenchman says he has been a victim of racist chanting in the past.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Roma's 'beating heart' moving on after 18 years

Captain Daniele De Rossi has made 615 appearances and scored 63 goals for the club.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

'We are on course to win a European Championship or World Cup in the next 8 years'

Harry Redknapp is excited by the potential of England’s youngsters.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Friday 25 January, 2019

'Ozil is a wasted talent,' claims former Arsenal favourite

Emmanuel Petit has heavily criticised the ex-Germany international’s recent performances.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Sunday 13 January, 2019

World Cup-winning defender believes Van Dijk is the best centre-back on the planet

Mats Hummels has been impressed by the Liverpool player’s recent performances.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Friday 14 December, 2018

The Raheem Sterling saga is the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the Premier League's racism problems

Intolerance has been inextricably linked with top-level football for years.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

The man left out of Argentina's 2018 World Cup squad wins Serie A footballer of year award

Mauro Icardi is the first player outside Juventus to win the award since Zlatan Ibrahimovic with AC Milan in 2011.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Monday 3 December, 2018

Modric tipped to pip French stars to Ballon d'Or and end Ronaldo-Messi era

Six members of the France side that triumphed in Russia are among the 30 nominees

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Thursday 30 August, 2018

'I was aware of his history but that wasn’t anything to do with it'

Wales boss Ryan Giggs says Neil Taylor was left out of the squad for footballing reasons.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Spain and Barcelona legend Gerard Pique announces international retirement

The 31-year-old made the last of his 102 international appearances in his country’s World Cup last-16 loss to Russia.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Monday 18 June, 2018

Unconvincing England have work to do

Late drama got the Three Lions out of jail, as Harry Kane scored in stoppage time.

As it happened: England v Tunisia, World Cup

England took on Tunisia in their opening 2018 World Cup encounter.

Sterling gets the nod as England name starting XI to face Tunisia

Meanwhile, Jesse Lingard and Jordan Henderson feature in midfield.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Saturday 16 June, 2018

This one moment of class from Christian Eriksen highlights the difference between Peru and Denmark Clinical This post contains videos

This one moment of class from Christian Eriksen highlights the difference between Peru and Denmark

The Tottenham star produced the assist for the match-winning goal today.

Lionel Messi misses a penalty as Argentina left frustrated by World Cup debutants Iceland Report This post contains videos

Lionel Messi misses a penalty as Argentina left frustrated by World Cup debutants Iceland

The Barcelona superstar had a difficult afternoon.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Thursday 14 June, 2018

The 22-year-old attracting Premier League interest who lit up today's World Cup opener Analysis This post contains videos

The 22-year-old attracting Premier League interest who lit up today's World Cup opener

Aleksandr Golovin has the potential to be a star of the tournament.

Here is the first goal of the 2018 World Cup Opener This post contains videos

Here is the first goal of the 2018 World Cup

Russia have made the perfect start to the competition.

'Maldini says, "I thought we were going to be playing at home today." It was all green' Wc Memories This post contains videos

'Maldini says, "I thought we were going to be playing at home today." It was all green'

Charlie Stillitano recalls his involvement behind the scenes at the famous World Cup ’94 match.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Monday 11 June, 2018

Quiz: How much do you know about the 2018 World Cup?

The much-anticipated competition in Russia gets underway on Thursday.

Roma goalkeeper wants future resolved before World Cup amid reports of €65 million Liverpool bid

Alisson wants clarity on where he will spend the 2018-19 season.

Good and bad news for Ireland ahead of must-win World Cup qualifier

Louise Quinn is set to feature despite suffering a fractured nose, but Harriet Scott has been ruled out.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Power ranking the 10 teams most likely to win the 2018 World Cup

Spain, Brazil and Germany are among the favourites.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

'Sane obviously wasn’t up to the standard of what he expected from him'

Ex-Liverpool star Didi Hamann was surprised at the Man City youngster’s exclusion from the Germany squad.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Monday 4 June, 2018

Mastercard ends controversial meals-for-goals campaign with Neymar, Messi

The idea, due to run until March 2020, drew fire from many on social media.

Here are all 32 confirmed squads for the 2018 World Cup

Every country has now revealed their players for the upcoming tournament in Russia.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Major boost to Germany's World Cup bid as Neuer returns

The Bayern Munich stopper, a key man in Germany’s succesful 2014 World Cup campaign, had been doubtful for the Russia 2018 finals.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

England can win World Cup, says Loftus-Cheek

The 22-year-old is backing captain Harry Kane’s belief that they can win the tournament.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Friday 18 May, 2018

19-year-old Chelsea youngster set to train with England World Cup squad

Mason Mount was praised by the national team coach, who has been monitoring him despite his good form coming overseas.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Gary Lineker says England should 'write off' World Cup

England head to Russia next month hoping to improve on a dismal 2014 campaign.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Russia to question reporter if he comes for World Cup

Hajo Seppelt’s documentaries on doping among Russian athletes sparked controversy.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Monday 14 May, 2018

England's U17 World Cup hero is considering leaving Liverpool this summer

Rhian Brewster may not be at the Reds for very much longer.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Ibrahimovic turns down World Cup comeback after speculation

The former Manchester United striker previously announced his retirement from international football after Euro 2016.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Oxlade-Chamberlain may miss World Cup after suffering 'a really bad injury'

Losing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain for the rest of the season is a “massive blow” for Liverpool, according to Jurgen Klopp.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Dele Alli not guaranteed to start at World Cup

The Tottenham star could face a tough fight to earn a place in England’s line-up when they meet Tunisia on 18 June.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

'98 World Cup winner heavily critical of Pogba and Griezmann

Christophe Dugarry has called on the pair to start concentrating on France’s World Cup preparations.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Monday 26 March, 2018

'Ghost' of 7-1 Germany mauling still haunts Brazil

Toni Kroos and Andre Schuerrle both scored twice over the 90 minutes as their opponents’ attack ran riot.

# world-cup-qualifiers-europe - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Brazil legend Ronaldo reveals reason behind famous 2002 World Cup haircut

The 98-cap former international donned a unique hairstyle while going on to fire his country to their fifth World Cup title

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