FIFA World Cup

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    Italy, Russia to play two friendlies before 2018 World Cup After trailing by a goal late, Ciro Immobile scored two goals in the final 15 minutes to lift Italy over Macedonia. Italy will play Russia in two friendlies to get ready for the World Cup. ROME -- Italy and Russia will play two friendlies before the 2018 World Cup following a...

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    Howard Webb 'gutted' to miss Nigel de Jong red card in 2010 World Cup final Xabi Alonso is caught in the chest by the boot of Nigel de Jong. Howard Webb has described how he was "gutted beyond belief" to miss the flying kick by Netherlands midfielder Nigel de Jong when he refereed the 2010 World Cup final. De Jong had crashed...

    Kick It Out chief wants to improve attitudes toward race in Russia Raphael Honigstein joins the FC crew to break down the proposed changes to the World Cup by FIFA president Gianni Infantino. There have been ongoing concerns about discriminatory bahaviour in Russia. Kick It Out campaigner Paul Elliott hopes the 2018 World Cup can improve attitudes to race in Russia...

    Plan for 48-team World Cup 'complete insanity' - BVB's Hans-Joachim Watzke Raphael Honigstein joins the FC crew to break down the proposed changes to the World Cup by FIFA president Gianni Infantino. FIFA President Gianni Infantino has proposed an expansion to a 48-team format in the World cup, FC's Gab Marcotti breaks it down. FIFA president Gianni Infantino is expecting...

    Dutch union FNV threatens FIFA with legal action over World Cup in Qatar Mustafa Qadri from Amnesty International joins Bob Ley to discuss a new report that suggests working conditions in Qatar have hardly changed. ESPN FC's Stuart Holden and Shaka Hislop discuss the latest decision made by FIFA that will see the first winter World Cup final set for...

    USMNT Russia Board: Youth takeover gaining momentum Christian Pulisic and Jozy Altidore could be a lethal combination for the USMNT in the 2018 World Cup. The U.S. national team has already turned the page following Tuesday's 1-1 draw against New Zealand. Next month's high-stakes World Cup qualifiers are now the singular focus for Jurgen Klinsmann and his squad. The battle...

    Germany, France in good shape, Italy on the up, Netherlands need a boost ESPN FC's Steve Nicol isn't too concerned with England's poor play given they secured an important point in World Cup qualifying. ESPN FC's Steve Nicol assesses what Scotland need to do to get back to winning ways after their latest loss to Slovakia. The guys answer your...

    FIFA to study expanding 2026 World Cup to 40 or 48 teams FIFA president Gianni Infantino explains the options available to create an expanded World Cup competition. FIFA President Gianni Infantino has proposed an expansion to a 48-team format in the World cup, FC's Gab Marcotti breaks it down. FIFA is to take a closer look at the options for...

    Belgium's Christian Benteke sets World Cup goal record in 7 seconds Christian Benteke's goal against Gibraltar is the fastest goal scored in World Cup history, both in qualifying and the final. Belgium's Christian Benteke set a record for the fastest goal in a World Cup match -- either qualifying or the finals -- when he scored after seven seconds against...

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