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The World Cup

The 2010 World Cup in South Africa is over and now we can turn our attention to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. We will cover everything from the qualifying games to the World Cup Final.

World Cup Trophy

With one year to go until the 2022 World Cup gets under way in Qatar, several nations have now booked their place – while others must face a nervous wait. A dramatic final round of fixtures in European qualifying drew to a close on Tuesday, with reigning world champions France and Gareth Southgate’s England among [...]

Steve Clarke admits Scotland are feeling the love of the Tartan Army again after they clinched their place as World Cup play-off seeds. The biggest and best win of his time in charge saw the Scots beat Euro 2020 semi-finalists Denmark 2-0 – wrecking the runaway group winners’ perfect record – and securing a one-off [...]

Roberto Mancini

Roberto Mancini bullishly claimed that Italy are ‘still a great team’ despite missing out on automatic qualification to next year’s World Cup this past week. The Azzurri were held to a 0-0 draw by Northern Ireland on Monday night which meant the Euro 2020 winners failed to top a group involving the British side, Switzerland, [...]

Spain Qualify For 2022 World Cup

luis enrique spain

Alvaro Morata’s late goal helped Spain qualify for the 2022 World Cup and consigned Sweden to the play-offs. Sweden goalkeeper Robin Olsen tipped Dani Olmo’s shot on to the crossbar with Morata on hand to tap the ball in after 86 minutes. The result means Spain have qualified for a 12th consecutive World Cup finals. [...]

Belgium Qualify For World Cup

Roberto Martinez

A strong Belgium side were hardly at their best in Brussels but did enough against Estonia to ensure they will in Qatar. In Brussels, Belgium created a first chance after five minutes when Benteke cut inside and fired a left-footed shot that took a deflection over the crossbar. Belgium took the lead six minutes later [...]

Could Holland Not Reach The 2022 World Cup?

Virgil van Dijk

The Netherlands threw their chances of qualifying for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar into doubt after conceding two goals late to Montenegro on Saturday/ With eight minutes left in Montenegro the situation in Group G seemed clear. Memphis Depay had seemingly carried the Netherlands to the top spot while Norway were to pay the [...]

Mbappe

Kylian Mbappe scored his first hat-trick for France as the reigning world champions secured their place at next year’s World Cup in Qatar in style by thrashing Kazakhstan. Mbappe got four of the eight goals, with the striker’s first three coming in the opening 30 minutes. He completed the rout with a late fourth. Mbappe’s [...]

USA National Team

The domination continued. The United States men’s national team earned its third win over rival Mexico in 2021, taking down El Tri 2-0 on Friday night in a crucial World Cup qualifier. Substitute Christian Pulisic, who just came back from a long injury layoff at club Chelsea, was the hero yet again against the neighbors [...]

Qatar 2022

Brazil beat Colombia 1-0 in a World Cup qualifier in São Paulo to become the first South American team to qualify for Qatar 2022. Lucas Paquetá scored the vital goal after 72 minutes with a shot that David Ospina got a hand to but could not stop. The result means Brazil top the 10-team group [...]

Southgate England

Marcus Rashford and Jude Bellingham have been recalled to the England squad for this month’s World Cup qualifiers with Albania and San Marino but there is no place in the squad for Rashford’s Manchester United team-mates Jadon Sancho and Jesse Lingard. England play Albania at Wembley on 12 November before rounding off their qualifying campaign [...]