• Ronaldo the only winner in Spanish football's civil war

    5 monthes ago - By Goal

    The Portugal superstar looks perfectly poised to take advantage of the chaos caused by Julen Lopetegui's dismissal on the eve of the World Cup
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  • Scalpers still operating at World Cup despite crackdown

    Scalpers still operating at World Cup despite crackdown

    5 monthes ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Scalpers are still operating at the World Cup, despite claims of a crackdown by FIFA and Russian organizers on illicit ticket sales. Sellers have been visible outside the main ticket office in Moscow, buying spare tickets from foreign fans and sell at inflated prices. An Associated Press reporter was approached six times within an hour and offered tickets including a luxury Category 1 seat at the opening game Thursday between Russia and Saudi Arabia.
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  • FIFA Members Prepare to Elect 2026 World Cup Host

    FIFA Members Prepare to Elect 2026 World Cup Host

    5 monthes ago - By Yahoo Sports

    FIFA is preparing to choose between Morocco and a joint North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup. More than 200 national football federations are to set to vote at around midday local time in Moscow at their annual meeting one day before the 2018 World Cup kicks off. FIFA member must pick between the financial security of the United States-Canada-Mexico bid where all venues are ready, and a Moroccan bid that needs to build or renovate all 14 stadiums for a 48-team tournament. Mexico has twice hosted the World Cup, in 1970 and 1986, the U.S. hosted in 1994, while Morocco has lost in...
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  • Iran held him captive for 544 days. Now he's rooting for its World Cup team

    5 monthes ago - By Washingtonpost

    Iran opens its World Cup Friday morning against Morocco, and Jason and Yegenah Rezaian will be watching in a Washington sports bar with expats and friends.
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  • Moreno: Uruguay will test Salah's shoulder

    5 monthes ago - By ESPN FC

    The ESPN FC crew share their thoughts on how Uruguay will nullify the threat of Mo Salah in their opening World Cup fixture.
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  • United bid victory has MLS and USMNT players excited for lead-up to 2026

    United bid victory has MLS and USMNT players excited for lead-up to 2026

    5 monthes ago - By Sporting News

    Wednesday's announcement awarding the rights to host the 2026 World Cup to the united bid has MLS players counting the days to the big event
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  • Rainbow flag on display during Putin's World Cup speech

    Rainbow flag on display during Putin's World Cup speech

    5 monthes ago - By Fox Sports

    MOSCOW The opening day of the World Cup showed different sides of Russia's approach to gay rights, with the rainbow flag displayed during President Vladimir Putin's speech at the first game and a British LGBT activist detained for holding a protest.
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  • Extra Time: Arsenal's next No.1, Griezmann's 'Decision' & more

    5 monthes ago - By ESPN

    The FC guys answer your tweets on Arsenal's next No. 1 goalkeeper, what a 48-team World Cup will be like, Antoine Griezmann's decision and more.
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  • Why you should root for Iceland in the 2018 World Cup

    5 monthes ago - By USA Today

    No U.S. team to root for this summer? Don't worry, we've got you covered on how to become a bandwagon fan of this country.
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  • Neymar: 'I would have paid less for myself'

    5 monthes ago - By TheScore

    The world's most expensive footballer has expressed regrets over the €222-million fee splashed for his blockbuster move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. Ahead of Brazil 's World Cup opener with Switzerland , Neymar admitted that he's uncomfortable with being the costliest player ever. "I'm not proud of my transfer fee, or the fact that I'm the most expensive player ever," Neymar told Spox, courtesy of ESPN FC. "That's money and nothing else. I can't help it. Personally, I would have paid less for myself." Named Ligue 1 Player of the Year with 19 goals and 13 assists in 20 league...
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  • World Cup day 1 roundup: Russia puts doubts to rest with rout of Saudi Arabia

    5 monthes ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Performers included English pop-star Robbie Williams and Russian soprano, Aida Garifullina. Russian president Vladimir Putin was on-hand to make opening remarks, welcoming fans to what he assured us would be an “open, hospitable and friendly” World Cup. The tournament kicked off with Russia taking on Saudi Arabia in a one-sided affair that saw the host-nation put five unanswered goals past a hapless Saudi team.
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  • Russia 5 - 0 S Arabia: Hosts get confidence boost they needed

    5 monthes ago - By The Scotsman

    There are far greater threats lurking for Team Russia, as they are known, in their bid to make a genuinely strong impression in their home World Cup.
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  • FIFA providing stats tablets for World Cup teams

    FIFA providing stats tablets for World Cup teams

    5 monthes ago - By CBC

    The advance in technology at the World Cup is evident in more than use of VAR. The 32 teams will have stats tablets to see in-game positional data on players and the ball.
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  • Daily Dose: NFL Stars Weigh In On Favorite World Cup Teams

    5 monthes ago - By St. Louis Rams

    All the latest headlines surrounding the Los Angeles Rams for Thursday, June 14.
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  • World Cup Day 1 awards: The 48-team World Cup is definitely a good idea

    5 monthes ago - By FanSided

    Russia enjoyed a big win over Saudi Arabia in the opening game of the World Cup. Let's hand out some awards. The World Cup got underway Thursday, as Russia thrashed Saudi Arabia 5-0 in front of their home fans in the opener. What better way to celebrate than by handing out some awards? The Saudi...
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