• Tue, 19 Dec 2017 09:21:05
    Russia in a rush to change World Cup pitch
    Saint Petersburg - The troublesome pitch at the 2018 World Cup venue in Saint Petersburg will be relaid for a third time, officials said on Monday.
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  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 07:40:16
    Football: FIFA threatens to boot Spain out of World Cup
    Madrid - The governing body of world football (FIFA) confirmed on Friday that it has written to the Spanish federation (RFEF) warning they could be suspended form the 2018 World Cup because of political interference.
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  • Sat, 02 Dec 2017 05:47:11
    2018 World Cup draw and fixtures
    Moscow - The group line-ups for the 2018 World Cup in Russia following Friday's draw in Moscow:
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  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 08:15:49
    We'll make World Cup despite setback, says Italy coach
    Stockholm  - Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura insisted Saturday that the four-time champions will still make the 2018 World Cup finals despite a 1-0 loss to Sweden in the first leg of their play-off.
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  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:28:41
    Portugal and France clinch World Cup spots
    Portugal and France clinch World Cup spots Paris - Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal and Antoine Griezmann's France booked spots at the 2018 World Cup finals on Tuesday while the Netherlands crashed out.
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  • Sat, 07 Oct 2017 06:24:55
    Spain punch World Cup ticket, Serbia made to wait
    PARIS - Heavyweights Spain qualified for the 2018 World Cup with a routine 3-0 home win over Albania, but Serbia must wait to seal to their place following a 3-2 loss in Austria.
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  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 06:02:55
    FIFA rates Russia's World Cup preparations 'good'
    Moscow - A top FIFA official on Thursday said world's football governing body was satisfied with Russia's World Cup preparations but warned a "significant" amount of work was still to be done.
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  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 05:51:49
    Germany, England seal 2018 World Cup berths
    PARIS - Defending champions Germany clinched a place at next year's World Cup in Russia with a 3-1 win in Northern Ireland on Thursday, while England beat Slovenia 1-0 to secure their berth.
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  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 09:06:15
    Argentina in danger, Syria target World Cup joy
    PARIS - As qualifying for the 2018 World Cup reaches its climax, Lionel Messi's Argentina find themselves in trouble, Syria face a play-off to keep their remarkable dream alive and European champions Portugal have work to do.
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  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 08:12:18
    Football: Immobile lifts Italy closer to World Cup
    REGGIO EMILIA, Italy - Ciro Immobile's second half header got Italy back to winning ways in a 1-0 victory over Israel in Reggio Emilia on Tuesday to move them closer to the 2018 World Cup.
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  • Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:16:07
    Iran book ticket to 2018 World Cup
    TEHRAN- Sardar Azmoun and Mehdi Taremi were on target as Iran confirmed their spot in the 2018 World Cup finals with a 2-0 victory over Uzbekistan at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran on Monday.
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  • Thu, 30 Mar 2017 01:00:00
    Kiatisak defiant, says he will respect the decision of FAT
    Beleaguered national football team coach Kiatisak Senamuang said he would respect the decision of the Football Association of Thailand should it decide to relieve him of his duty on the grounds of his side’s woeful campaign in the last-12 team round of the Asian qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.
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  • Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:45:31
    Spirited Thailand sunk by superior Japan
    Despite turning in a spirited display, Thailand failed to avoid what seemed inevitable, going down 4-0 to regional powerhouse Japan in their Group B clash in the last-12 team round of the Asian qualifying for the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday.
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  • Mon, 27 Mar 2017 04:53:39
    England, Germany stay on World Cup course, Dutch axe Blind
    PARIS - England and defending champions Germany remained on course for the 2018 World Cup on Sunday while Danny Blind was sacked as Dutch coach after his misfiring team faced missing a second straight major finals.
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  • Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:08:41
    Lacklustre Thailand outclassed 3-0 by Saudi
    Thailand’s limp display was severely punished by a clinical Saudi Arabia side, who ran out as the deserved 3-0 winners in their Group B clash at Rajamangala National stadium in the last-12 team round of the Asian qualifying for the 2018 World Cup on Thursday.
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