1. World Cup Draw 2018: Explaining How It Works

    The FIFA World Cup draw is one of the most anticipated events on the football calendar, although often enthusiasm for the spectacle can be sapped once it begins. That's because it's a complicated process...

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  2. Picking Italy's Squad for the 2022 World Cup

    The Italian national team is in complete disarray. A play-off defeat at the hands of Sweden meant they failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958, ending a run of 14 consecutive trips to the game's biggest tournament...

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  3. Should Zlatan Ibrahimovic Go to the World Cup with Sweden?

    He is a global superstar at one of the biggest football clubs in the world, but—as it stands—Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not be heading to the 2018 World Cup...

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  4. Ange Postecoglou Quits as Australian Coach Ahead of 2018 World Cup

    Ange Postecoglou has confirmed he is to step down from his role as Australia coach ahead of FIFA World Cup 2018...

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  5. Italian Football Federation Wants Antonio Conte to Return as Italy Manager

    Carlo Tavecchio, the former president of the Italian Football Federation, has given a strong indication he wants Antonio Conte to take over as Italy boss for a second time...

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  6. Ranking Possible World Cup Groups of Death, Groups of Life, Excitement & More

    The group-stage draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup takes place on December 1. All 32 teams participating have been decided, with Peru the last to join the party, and it's time to turn our attentions to the permutations on offer...

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  7. World Cup 2018 Power Rankings After Lineup Is Finalised

    The 32 teams attending the 2018 FIFA World Cup have been finalised, with Peru the last confirmed participant courtesy of their 2-0 aggregate victory over New Zealand on Thursday...

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  8. Gian Piero Ventura Sacked as Italy Manager After Missing 2018 World Cup

    Gian Piero Ventura has been sacked from his position as the manager of the Italian national team, it was confirmed on Wednesday...

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  9. World Cup 2018 Qualifying: Australia, Peru Qualify for Tourney in Wednesday Play

    Australia became the 31st team to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Wednesday, as they overcame Honduras 3-1 in Sydney thanks to a Mile Jedinak hat-trick...

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  10. World Cup 2018 Qualifying: Latest Results, Standings After Tuesday

    Christian Eriksen netted a fantastic hat-trick as Denmark sealed their spot at the 2018 FIFA World Cup by beating the Republic of Ireland 5-1 at Dublin's Aviva Stadium in the second leg of their play-off on Tuesday...

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  11. 'Apocalypse': Media Reacts to Italy's Failure to Qualify for 2018 World Cup

    Italy's failure to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup is one of the biggest football stories of 2017, and the country's media has reacted with anger to the performance of the team...

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  12. England to Play the Netherlands and Italy in March International Friendlies

    England will face the Netherlands and Italy in a pair of friendly matches in March as part of their preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup ...

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  13. Janne Andersson Says Sweden's Moved on from Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Rules out Return

    Sweden manager Janne Andersson dismissed talk of an international return for Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Monday after his side overcame Italy to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup ...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  14. Roberto Martinez Says He Understands Kevin De Bruyne's Tactics Criticism

    Belgium manager Roberto Martinez has said he "understands" recent criticism received from Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne ...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  15. Italy Boss Gian Piero Ventura Denies Quitting After Failing to Reach World Cup

    Gian Piero Ventura has denied resigning from Italy's managerial role after a 0-0 draw against Sweden on Monday saw his side fail to qualify for the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup ...

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  16. World Cup 2018 Qualifying: Italy to Miss Tournament for 1st Time Since 1958

    Four-time winners Italy will miss out on the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia after they could only draw 0-0 with Sweden at the San Siro in the second leg of their play-off on Monday...

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  17. Cristiano Ronaldo Threatened by ISIS After Lionel Messi, Neymar Images

    Cristiano Ronaldo has become the latest player to be threatened by ISIS after Lionel Messi and Neymar were depicted in a photoshopped image of an execution...

    Christopher Simpson Written by Christopher Simpson about 3 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  18. England vs. Spain: 2017 U-17 World Cup Live Stream, Schedule and Prediction

    England will meet Spain in the final of the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Kolkata , India, on Saturday. The young Three Lions laid down a marker in the last four by beating Brazil, ...

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  19. Pro-ISIS Group Threaten 2018 World Cup with Poster of Lionel Messi Crying Blood

    Wafa Media Foundation, a pro-Islamic State (ISIS) group, have released a poster threatening to bring terror to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia that features an image of Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi crying blood...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 3 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  20. USA vs. England: 2017 U17 World Cup Live Stream, Schedule and Prediction

    England take on the USA in the quarter-finals of the FIFA 2017 Under-17 World Cup in Goa, India, on Saturday...

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  21. Picking a World Cup Squad with Only 1 Player from Each of the 23 Qualified Teams

    Twenty-three is the 2018 FIFA World Cup 's magic number right now. It's the number of players each nation will be permitted to take to Russia, but it also happens to be the quantity of confirmed teams for the finals...

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  22. 2018 World Cup Playoff Draw: Italy vs. Sweden Highlights European Qualifiers

    A clash between Italy and Sweden will headline the 2018 FIFA World Cup UEFA qualifying playoffs after the two European powers were drawn against one another in Tuesday's second-round draw...

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  23. FIFA 18 Sim: Definitely in Russia vs. Definitely Not in Russia

    The group stage for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification is over, and there will be some big names playing in Russia. In the video above, we pit an XI of the footballers who didn't make the cut against a team of the best on show...

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  24. Ranking the Top 20 Players Who Won't Be at the World Cup

    The 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign has not yet reached its conclusion, but we are close to finding out the identities of all 32 nations that will contest for sport's biggest prize in Russia next summer...

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  25. Radamel Falcao Denies Colombia 'Pact' with Peru in World Cup Qualifier

    Radamel Falcao has denied accusations he brokered a pact between his Colombia side and Peru in Tuesday's final CONMEBOL qualifier for the 2018 FIFA World Cup that saw the match end in a 1-1 draw that benefited both sides...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 3 months ago 1 reads 0 comments