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FIFA World Cup 2018 News

Jun 19

Smolov: I don’t want to be like everyone else

Expectations can weigh heavy on some forwards’ shoulders, but Fedor Smolov’s goal and man-of-the-match performance in Russia’s 2-0 win against New Zealand clearly demonstrated he is the not the type of striker to let nerves get the be…

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Jun 13

Confederations Cup exhibition unveiled on Moscow Metro

An exhibition dedicated to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 was opened at the Vorobyovy Gory metro station in Moscow on Tuesday 13 June. Muscovites and tourists visiting the station can now learn interesting facts about the Tournament of Champions.

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Jun 12

Iran secure ticket to Russia next summer

Iran are the first team from Asia to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ after a 2-0 victory over Uzbekistan on Monday evening.

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Jun 12

Mexico and USA play out intriguing stalemate

CONCACAF giants Mexico and USA played to a 1-1 draw on Matchday 6 of the final round of qualifying in the CONCACAF zone for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ on Sunday evening.

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Jun 12

Iceland leave it late, big guns pocket three points

Sunday’s European qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ saw Spain and Italy, who will face each other in a much-anticipated Group G duel in September, do exactly what was expected of them against FYR Macedonia and Liechtenstein, re…

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Jun 09

Scottish hopes pinned on Celtic’s Invincibles

FIFA.com reports from Scotland, where a clutch of Celtic players – unbeaten in 47 domestic games this season – have been called upon to revive the national team’s flagging FIFA World Cup hopes.

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Jun 09

Geynrikh: Goal-getter, selfie-shooter

FIFA.com caught up with Uzbekistan icon Alexander Geynrikh, to discuss his country’s hopes of reaching the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, and his unique goal celebration against Syria in a qualifying match last year.

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Jun 09

Solomons edge thriller, close in on play-off place

Solomon Islands are within touching distance of a ticket to the Oceania 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia play-off after an action-packed 3-2 win over a brave Papua New Guinea in Honiara.

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Jun 08

Group leaders and neighbours meet as qualifying continues

The stage is set for top-of-the-table encounters in two of Europe’s qualifying groups for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. Elsewhere, teams in other sections will jostle for position as football’s oldest rivalry resumes.

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Jun 08

Rogic stunner seals Socceroos win

Tom Rogic’s second half stunner saw Australia to a crucial 3-2 victory over Saudi Arabia in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying Group B in Asia. 

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Jun 08

Hart: We want to win something for our country

FIFA.com sat down with England’s No1 Joe Hart to discuss his time in Italy, the spirit in the Three Lions camp after a tough year and the redemptive road to Russia 2018.

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Jun 01

Marvellous Mazurkiewicz shuts out the Soviets

Every week in the build-up to Russia 2018, FIFA.com will be highlighting a classic FIFA World Cup image. We continue with a look back to Ladislao Mazurkiewicz, the best goalkeeper of the 1970 edition, in action against the USSR.

 

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Jun 01

Prolific Gunemba rides atop PNG’s wave of success

FIFA.com hears from Papua New Guinea star striker Raymond Gunemba about the massive growth spurt for football in his homeland, and the Kapuls hopes ahead of their crucial upcoming Russia 2018 qualifiers.

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Jun 01

In-form super-sub Hanchao raring to go

FIFA.com hears from in-form Guangzhou Evergrande forward Yu Hanchao, who could be the x-factor China PR need if they are to revive their flagging 2018 FIFA World Cup ambitions.

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Jun 01

In-form super-sub Hanchao raring to go

FIFA.com hears from in-form Guangzhou Evergrande forward Yu Hanchao, who could be the x-factor China PR need if they are to revive their flagging 2018 FIFA World Cup ambitions.

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Jun 01

Sampaoli takes charge of Argentina

Jorge Sampaoli is the new coach of Argentina after the Argentinian FA confirmed the 57-year-old’s appointment on Thursday.

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