Advertisement

World Cup

  • Images

    Brazil ready for crack at sixth WC

    Reuters . Sao Paulo | Updated at 12:05am on October 13, 2017

    Three years ago Brazil were hammered 7-1 by Germany in the semi-finals of their home World Cup but after their latest win coach Tite said...

  • Images

    Dutch ponder total flopball

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 12:05am on October 13, 2017

    Dutch football fans are in mourning after the once mighty Oranje failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, plunging the inventors of ‘total football’...

  • Images

    ‘Thank God for Messi’ says relieved Argentina

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 12:05am on October 12, 2017

    A nation exploded with relief on Tuesday as Lionel Messi single-handedly dragged his Argentina team into next year’s World Cup finals with a spellbinding hat-trick...

  • Images

    Portugal, France book Russia ticket

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on October 12, 2017

    Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal and Antoine Griezmann’s France booked spots at the 2018 World Cup finals on Tuesday while the Netherlands crashed out...

  • Images

    Magical Messi fires Argentina into WC

    Agence France-Presse . Montevideo | Updated at 12:05am on October 12, 2017

    Lionel Messi fired Argentina into the World Cup with a brilliant hat-trick on Tuesday as South American champions Chile suffered a shock elimination.

  • Images

    Cahill keeps Socceroos alive

    Reuters . Sydney | Updated at 12:05am on October 11, 2017

    Tim Cahill scored twice, including the extra-time winner, as Australia kept their World Cup hopes alive with a 2-1 victory over Syria in the second...

  • Images

    Iceland become smallest country to qualify for WC

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on October 11, 2017

    Iceland qualified for the World Cup for the first time after beating Kosovo 2-0 on Monday, while Serbia clinched a spot at next year’s finals...

  • Images

    Salah takes Egypt to Russia

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2017

    Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah converted a stoppage-time penalty to give Egypt a dramatic 2-1 win over Congo Brazzaville Sunday and a place at the 2018...

  • Images

    Poland qualify, perfection for Germany

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2017

    Robert Lewandowski scored a European qualifying record 16th goal as Poland defeated Montenegro 4-2 on Sunday to reach next year’s World Cup, while reigning champions...

  • Images

    Moment of truth as Argentina seek WC berth

    Agence France-Presse . Montevideo | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2017

    The once unfathomable prospect of a World Cup without Lionel Messi and Argentina could become reality today as South America’s thrilling 2018 qualification battle reaches...

Advertisement

images