FIFA World Cup

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    Nigeria face tough Iceland test

    Agence France-Presse . Gelendzhik | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2018

    Nigeria take on Iceland today, seeking to salvage their faltering World Cup campaign but wary of the Nordic team’s capacity to go toe to toe...

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    Germany set to turn to Reus

    Agence France-Presse . Sochi | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2018

    Four years after injury robbed him of a World Cup winner’s medal in Brazil, Germany are set to turn to Marco Reus to help rescue...

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    Kane mirrors Maradona in passion

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2018

    England captain Harry Kane displays the same level of passion as Diego Maradona, the man who singlehandedly destroyed English hopes in the 1986 World Cup,...

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    Eriksen stunner cancelled out by Jedinak

    Reuters . Samara | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2018

    Christian Eriksen’s superb opener was cancelled out by Mile Jedinak’s penalty as Denmark and Australia drew 1-1 at the World Cup on Thursday to ensure...

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    Beckham predicts England-Argentina final

    AFP  | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2018

    Former captain David Beckham has tipped England to play Lionel Messi’s Argentina in the World Cup final, reflecting rising optimism about the Three Lions’ chances...

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    Maradona light years behind Messi: Ramos

    Reuters . Kazan | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2018

    Spain captain Sergio Ramos has responded to a putdown from Argentina great Diego Maradona by making an unlikely declaration of admiration for Lionel Messi, his...

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    Costa admits to lucky goal

    Agence France-Presse . Russia | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2018

    Diego Costa rejected claims he intentionally stamped on Iran goalkeeper Ali Beiranvand during a tense 1-0 win over Iran but admitted his crucial match-winner for...

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    CR7 aging like ‘port wine’

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2018

    Portugal coach Fernando Santos compared Cristiano Ronaldo to a bottle of port, the fortified wine that famously gets better with age, after his latest match-winning...

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    Spain survive ‘heart attack’

    Reuters . Kazan | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2018

    Spain had to throw their usual game plan out of the window against doggedly defensive Iran in World Cup Group B but they felt all...

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    Neymar fit for Brazil after injury fears

    Agence France-Presse . Saint Petersburg | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2018

    Neymar will play in Brazil’s vital World Cup match against Costa Rica today despite injury fears, coach Tite has confirmed....

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