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Late Walters goal saves Ireland from Austria loss

A late Jonathan Walters goal gave Ireland a 1-1 draw at home to Austria, a result Martin O’Neill is likely to consider as two-points dropped in World Cup qualification. Group D O’Neill’s side were well short


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Captain Kane rescues England in Hampden thriller

In one of the most thrilling ends to an Auld Enemy clash, a stoppage time goal from Harry Kane gave England a 2-2 draw against Scotland in Glasgow. Group F It had been a fairly drab


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Rare Lloris error helps Sweden take pole position

Sweden have leapfrogged France into first place in Group A of the Uefa World Cup qualifying Group A, courtesy of a rare Hugo Lloris blunder. Group A Olivier Giroud had fired France ahead at the Friends


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World Cup draw suits both England and Scotland

Roy Hodgson believes England and Scotland are both happy to have been draw with each other in a 2018 World Cup qualifying group. The oldest international football match in history will be played twice more as


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Willian: Brazilian public deserve sixth World Cup success

On the eve of the World Cup Finals, Willian believes the Brazilian public deserve to see the host nation win the trophy for the sixth time. Brazil open the tournament against Croatia on Thursday evening, and are


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France coach has no Nasri regrets despite Ribery absence

Didier Deschamps insists he does not regret including Samir Nasri in his World Cup plans, despite the absence of Franck Ribery. Nasri enjoyed a fine campaign for Manchester City as Manuel Pellegrini’s side won a second


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Unlucky, England – Suarez on his way back and feeling spectacular!

Luis Suarez has no doubt whatsoever that he will feature for Uruguay in the World Cup Finals, and claims he is feeling psychologically spectacular. Over the course of the last Premier League season the 27-year-old established


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German chances suffer serious blow as Reus returns home

Germany’s hopes of becoming world champions for the first time since 1990 have suffered a serious blow after Marco Reus was ruled out of the tournament. The Borussia Dortmund midfielder, who has 21 caps for his


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Low claims Germany have the hardest World Cup group

Joachim Low believes Germany have been handed the most difficult group in the World Cup Finals, although he accepts his side are favourites to finish first. Die Adler travel to Brazil looking to become world champions


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Ankle surgery ends England World Cup dream for Townsend

Andros Townsend will not feature for England at the World Cup Finals this summer, due to an ankle injury which requires surgery. The Tottenham Hotspur has burst onto the scene for club and country this season,


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