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AllAfrica.com
Top Seeds Unveiled For AFCON 2017during the following competitions -- the Afcon final tournaments of 2012, 2013,
Top Seeds Unveiled For AFCON 2017
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
during the following competitions -- the Afcon final tournaments of 2012, 2013, 2015, Afcon qualifiers of 2013, 2015, 2017, the FIFA World Cup finals of 2014 and the FIFA World Cup qualifiers of 2014. According to Caf media channel, the formula... Read more
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Football365
Portrait of an icon: Lev YashinMoscow; another statue in Rio de Janeiro; a three Ruble coin commemorating his
Portrait of an icon: Lev Yashin
Football365 / Posted 17 hours ago
Moscow; another statue in Rio de Janeiro; a three Ruble coin commemorating his career; an award for the best goalkeeper at the FIFA World Cup; the club reserved for goalkeepers who have kept 100 career clean sheets in Russian football; a song by... Read more
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iol.co.za
Yet another loss for Maritzburg Unitedin the visitors' favour. The break from league activity for the next fortnight
Yet another loss for Maritzburg United
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
in the visitors' favour. The break from league activity for the next fortnight, thanks to the MTN8 final this weekend and the FIFA World Cup qualifiers that follow, will give Middendorp sufficient time to reflect on their approach for the rest of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Arrows rubbish Larsen reportstonight’s challenge Arrows will have enough time to rest and take stock because
Arrows rubbish Larsen reports
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
tonight’s challenge Arrows will have enough time to rest and take stock because the league goes on a fortnight’s recess for the Fifa World Cup qualifiers. It will be a stiff challenge too. Supersport won’t feel like a visiting team. They are in... Read more
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Super Sport
Okafor keen to emulate Emenikeinternational for easier adaptation to life in Turkey. “David Abwo (a member o
Okafor keen to emulate Emenike
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
international for easier adaptation to life in Turkey. “David Abwo (a member of Nigeria’s U20 side that won Silver at the Fifa World Cup in the Netherlands in 2005) is my teammate here at Giresunspor and he has helped me like a brother. “This... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Wellington to host All Whites' World Cup qualifierZealand during the 2010 World Cup qualifier against Bahrain. Wellington's West
Wellington to host All Whites' World Cup qualifier
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Zealand during the 2010 World Cup qualifier against Bahrain. Wellington's Westpac Stadium will host a New Zealand leg of the Fifa World Cup Intercontinental Playoff should the All Whites reach the final stage of qualification. The home leg will... Read more
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The Hindu
Indian Super League 2016: Japan’s quest for perfection tough to match, says ForlanIt is difficult for others to follow their way, not many countries in Asia have
Indian Super League 2016: Japan’s quest for perfection tough to match, says Forlan
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
It is difficult for others to follow their way, not many countries in Asia have managed.” Five back-to-back appearances in the FIFA World Cup, since Japan’s debut in 1998, is a remarkable achievement by the nation. Forlan said that Japan sends its... Read more
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techcentral.ie
FIFA for iOS 3.3.1and features from FIFA.com. Our Live Scores section, now with push notificatio
FIFA for iOS 3.3.1
techcentral.ie / Posted 4 days ago
and features from FIFA.com. Our Live Scores section, now with push notifications, brings you the latest scores from the FIFA World Cup qualifiers, 197 national leagues and all the continental competitions, and also gives you the chance to... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you w
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you want to visit in 2017. As it gears up to host the FIFA World Cup in 2018, Russia is ready to show the world how much it has to offer: it's a country of high culture and... Read more
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The Young Witness
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you w
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017
The Young Witness / Posted 4 days ago
and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you want to visit in 2017. As it gears up to host the FIFA World Cup in 2018, Russia is ready to show the world how much it has to offer: it's a country of high culture and... Read more
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Western Advocate
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you w
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you want to visit in 2017. As it gears up to host the FIFA World Cup in 2018, Russia is ready to show the world how much it has to offer: it's a country of high culture and... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you w
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you want to visit in 2017. As it gears up to host the FIFA World Cup in 2018, Russia is ready to show the world how much it has to offer: it's a country of high culture and... Read more
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Manning River Times
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you w
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017
Manning River Times / Posted 4 days ago
and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you want to visit in 2017. As it gears up to host the FIFA World Cup in 2018, Russia is ready to show the world how much it has to offer: it's a country of high culture and... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you w
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 4 days ago
and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you want to visit in 2017. As it gears up to host the FIFA World Cup in 2018, Russia is ready to show the world how much it has to offer: it's a country of high culture and... Read more
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The North West Star
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you w
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017
The North West Star / Posted 4 days ago
and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you want to visit in 2017. As it gears up to host the FIFA World Cup in 2018, Russia is ready to show the world how much it has to offer: it's a country of high culture and... Read more
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Daily Liberal
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you w
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you want to visit in 2017. As it gears up to host the FIFA World Cup in 2018, Russia is ready to show the world how much it has to offer: it's a country of high culture and... Read more
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The Border Mail
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you w
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you want to visit in 2017. As it gears up to host the FIFA World Cup in 2018, Russia is ready to show the world how much it has to offer: it's a country of high culture and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you w
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you want to visit in 2017. As it gears up to host the FIFA World Cup in 2018, Russia is ready to show the world how much it has to offer: it's a country of high culture and... Read more
10 related stories
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The Courier
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you w
The hottest new travel destinations for 2017
The Courier / Posted 4 days ago
and its politicians possibly plotting world domination, this is a country you want to visit in 2017. As it gears up to host the FIFA World Cup in 2018, Russia is ready to show the world how much it has to offer: it's a country of high culture and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa/Ghana: Mashaba Announces Bafana Squad to Face Burkina Faso and GhanaBurkina Faso and Ghana in back to back matches. South Africa takes on The Stal
South Africa/Ghana: Mashaba Announces Bafana Squad to Face Burkina Faso and Ghana
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Burkina Faso and Ghana in back to back matches. South Africa takes on The Stallions (Les Etalons) in the opening match of the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Qualifiers on Saturday, 8 October 2016 at Stade Du 4 Aout in Ouagadougou, Burkina... Read more
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FIFA
FIFA hosts Referee Seminar for FIFA World Cup and FIFA Women’s World Cup hopefulsis to find uniformity and consistency,” said FIFA Head of Refereeing Massimo Bu
FIFA hosts Referee Seminar for FIFA World Cup and FIFA Women’s World Cup hopefuls
FIFA / Posted 5 days ago
is to find uniformity and consistency,” said FIFA Head of Refereeing Massimo Busacca, who officiated in two editions of the FIFA World Cup. “We want to share all the information a referee would need to prepare for the two biggest competitions,... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Under-17s go down in qualifiersbut went down 2-3 to a more organised Jamaica outfit, a result that placed thei
Under-17s go down in qualifiers
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
but went down 2-3 to a more organised Jamaica outfit, a result that placed their chances of advancing to the next round of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in jeopardy. The loss meant the home team finished third of the four countries in Group A,... Read more
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FIFA
Asia’s newest stars grabbing headlinesHistory proves that Asian qualifying for the FIFA World Cup™ has provided a pla
Asia’s newest stars grabbing headlines
FIFA / Posted 8 days ago
History proves that Asian qualifying for the FIFA World Cup™ has provided a platform for the continent's brightest and best young talents to emerge and shine. The campaign for Russia 2018 has proven to be no exception, with a series of... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Why national anthems should be reserved for international eventsthe athletes are representing their country. That’s why you see that passion wh
Why national anthems should be reserved for international events
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 11 days ago
the athletes are representing their country. That’s why you see that passion when Brazil or Italy sing it pre-game in the FIFA World cup. That’s why it’s common for Portuguese fans in and out of the stadium to cry when they hear their anthem... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Olympic future uncertain as World Cup boosts global brandof team stars who risk injuries that threaten Stanley Cup title runs to play fo
Olympic future uncertain as World Cup boosts global brand
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
of team stars who risk injuries that threaten Stanley Cup title runs to play for gold medals. It's a fine line much like the FIFA World Cup and global football clubs must walk. "There are issues we have to address, but we have time to do that,"... Read more
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FIFA
Russian volunteers ready for the World Cup after EURO experienceexperience and skills on home soil at the next FIFA Confederations Cup kicking
Russian volunteers ready for the World Cup after EURO experience
FIFA / Posted 13 days ago
experience and skills on home soil at the next FIFA Confederations Cup kicking off in less than a year, as well as in the FIFA World Cup in 2018. “Of course, that is the plan,” said Strunin. “I think that now I can go for the role of team... Read more
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FIFA
Interviews begin for 2017 and 2018 volunteersare already preparing for their role in the Confederations Cup next summer. In
Interviews begin for 2017 and 2018 volunteers
FIFA / Posted 13 days ago
are already preparing for their role in the Confederations Cup next summer. In total, close to 5,500 volunteers will be involved in events surrounding the ‘Festival of Champions’ next year, compared to over 15,000 at the FIFA World Cup... Read more
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The World Game
DFB president slams Beckenbauer over $8 million paymentBeckenbauer claimed to be working on a voluntary basis in his role as leader of
DFB president slams Beckenbauer over $8 million payment
The World Game / Posted 14 days ago
Beckenbauer claimed to be working on a voluntary basis in his role as leader of the FIFA World Cup organising committee, but it has been revealed that he received a payment of €5.5million ($8.28 million) from a deal between the DFB and betting... Read more
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FIFA
Operational planning tour identifies key priorities for Host Citiesupcoming tournament. The operational planning tour started in Moscow with a vi
Operational planning tour identifies key priorities for Host Cities
FIFA / Posted 14 days ago
upcoming tournament. The operational planning tour started in Moscow with a visit to the Luzhniki Stadium, which will host the FIFA World Cup opening and final matches. The delegation then moved on to Saransk, the smallest Host City, Rostov-on-Don,... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Liu: ICAO Compliance Critical To Sustainable Development In The Middle EastChairman of Qatar Civil Aviation Authority, she stressed the importance of regi
Liu: ICAO Compliance Critical To Sustainable Development In The Middle East
The Aero-News Network / Posted 14 days ago
Chairman of Qatar Civil Aviation Authority, she stressed the importance of regional coordination in preparation for the FIFA World Cup 2022 specifically, in order to ensure that Hamad International Airport, which she visited during her stay,... Read more
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Super Sport
Uganda line up Togo friendlyball from Majeed Waris who fell to the ground. Dede Ayew converted from the pen
Uganda line up Togo friendly
Super Sport / Posted 15 days ago
ball from Majeed Waris who fell to the ground. Dede Ayew converted from the penalty spot. Uganda has never qualified for the Fifa World Cup but will be going into this game with confidence from their first Africa Cup of Nations qualification for... Read more
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CNBC
How the Middle East can recover from the oil crunchWhile Dubai has been at the forefront for many years, other countries in the re
How the Middle East can recover from the oil crunch
CNBC / Posted 15 days ago
While Dubai has been at the forefront for many years, other countries in the region are following suit. Qatar is hosting the FIFA World Cup in 2022 and Abu Dhabi is planning to open Louvre and Guggenheim Museums. Saudi Arabia is targeting... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
TTFA fines Molino, Jones and Williamsthe left footed Jones (Joevin) getting the double strike to earn his team the v
TTFA fines Molino, Jones and Williams
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
the left footed Jones (Joevin) getting the double strike to earn his team the vital point to advance to the Final Round of the FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Concacaf Zone. It is understood the players are likely to be sent to the football... Read more
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Football Australia
Caltex Socceroos opponent dossier: Saudi Arabiais set to be big. Saudi Arabia can't wait. It is one of only four Asian repres
Caltex Socceroos opponent dossier: Saudi Arabia
Football Australia / Posted 15 days ago
is set to be big. Saudi Arabia can't wait. It is one of only four Asian representatives to get to the knockout stage of the FIFA World Cup. That was back in 1994 when Saeed Al-Owairan made headlines around the planet by slaloming through the... Read more
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Super Sport
Eagles get new Chipolopolo datethe coming days. Zambia is the only team in a group that has Nigeria, Algeria
Eagles get new Chipolopolo date
Super Sport / Posted 19 days ago
the coming days. Zambia is the only team in a group that has Nigeria, Algeria and Cameroun that have never qualified for the Fifa World Cup. The Chipolopolo’s most famous international football outing till date was the heroics of the team to the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
All White legend heads to Cambridgewho became the first New Zealand team to qualify for the world finals in Spain.
All White legend heads to Cambridge
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 19 days ago
who became the first New Zealand team to qualify for the world finals in Spain.In 2010, he coached the New Zealand team to the FIFA World Cup Finals in South Africa, leading the All Whites unbeaten through the tournament.In 2014, Herbert continued... Read more
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FabWags
Hannah Bartell MLS Landon Donovan's wifebe joining his former team Galaxy! Landon Donovan was not included in the USA
Hannah Bartell MLS Landon Donovan's wife
FabWags / Posted 20 days ago
be joining his former team Galaxy! Landon Donovan was not included in the USA National Team lead by Jurgen Klinsmann at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, although the U.S team were eliminated their performance was appraised by many all over the... Read more
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FIFA
FIFA commits to protecting minorssuccessful cost management (in 2008, FIFA remained 13% under budget) and the di
FIFA commits to protecting minors
FIFA / Posted 20 days ago
successful cost management (in 2008, FIFA remained 13% under budget) and the diversification of its financial assets. The FIFA World Cup™ financial results contribute to a large extent to FIFA's overall budget (approx. 95%). Therefore, to... Read more
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FIFA
When the world fell in love with LeonidasWhile much about the FIFA World Cup™ has changed and developed over the decades
When the world fell in love with Leonidas
FIFA / Posted 20 days ago
While much about the FIFA World Cup™ has changed and developed over the decades, its capacity to produce stars has been evident and unchanged from the word go. By its third edition, the tournament had already helped make household names of players... Read more
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Variety
Wanda-Owned Infront CEO Philippe Blatter on China’s Sports Buying Spreenational team plays, it sparks national pride….The president has set three goal
Wanda-Owned Infront CEO Philippe Blatter on China’s Sports Buying Spree
Variety / Posted 20 days ago
national team plays, it sparks national pride….The president has set three goals for China: that the Chinese team will play the FIFA World Cup; that China will host the FIFA World Cup; and that China will win it at some point in time. Can you give... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
New Liverpool signing suffers injury blow for LeicesterHerzegovina's Edin Dzeko (2nd R) vies with Estonia's Ragnar Klavan (R) and Esto
New Liverpool signing suffers injury blow for Leicester
Liverpool Echo / Posted 21 days ago
Herzegovina's Edin Dzeko (2nd R) vies with Estonia's Ragnar Klavan (R) and Estonia's goalkeeper Mihkel Aksalu (L) during the FIFA World Cup 2018 football qualification match between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Estonia in Zenica, on September 6,... Read more
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Super Sport
Dream team not good enough for goldthe Olympics Football event falls into that. By restricting it to the Under-23s
Dream team not good enough for gold
Super Sport / Posted 21 days ago
the Olympics Football event falls into that. By restricting it to the Under-23s, Fifa have also made sure nothing can rival the Fifa World Cup - that ultimate in football competition. Just to get that out of the way. By the weekend Nigeria will be... Read more
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SportsFan
Eels appoint Bernie Gurr CEOcompetition points earlier this year. Gurr has also held jobs at accounting gi
Eels appoint Bernie Gurr CEO
SportsFan / Posted 21 days ago
competition points earlier this year. Gurr has also held jobs at accounting giant Ernst and Young, as well as director of finance for the FIFA World Cup in 1994. Eels legend Peter Sterling called for Gurr to be appointed to the role four months a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
World Cup wrap: France, Holland and Portugal all drop pointsa recovery and are next in action at home to Andorra in October. Portugal's go
World Cup wrap: France, Holland and Portugal all drop points
Irish Examiner / Posted 22 days ago
a recovery and are next in action at home to Andorra in October. Portugal's goalkeeper Rui Patricio concedes a goal during the FIFA World Cup 2018 football qualifier between Switzerland and Portugal at the St. Jakob-Park stadium in Basel. Photo:... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Euro 2016 champions brought crashing down to earth in first World Cup qualifiersecond best in the battle between the top two teams in Group B. Portugal's goa
Euro 2016 champions brought crashing down to earth in first World Cup qualifier
Irish Examiner / Posted 22 days ago
second best in the battle between the top two teams in Group B. Portugal's goalkeeper Rui Patricio concedes a goal during the FIFA World Cup 2018 football qualifier between Switzerland and Portugal at the St. Jakob-Park stadium in Basel. Photo:... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
FIFA says ethics committee opens proceedings against Qatari officialFIFA representative Gabriel Calderon of Argentina (4th R) and soccer coach Bora
FIFA says ethics committee opens proceedings against Qatari official
Reuters Sports News / Posted 22 days ago
FIFA representative Gabriel Calderon of Argentina (4th R) and soccer coach Bora Milutinovic (R) pose with others next to the FIFA World Cup trophy following its arrival in Doha, on a tour, December 12,... REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad ZURICH Global... Read more
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UEFA News
Spain hit eight, Italy and Wales star, Kosovo begin well - European Qualifiersnervous last 12 minutes for Austria. Wales 4-0 MoldovaThe UEFA EURO 2016 semi-
Spain hit eight, Italy and Wales star, Kosovo begin well - European Qualifiers
UEFA News / Posted 23 days ago
nervous last 12 minutes for Austria. Wales 4-0 MoldovaThe UEFA EURO 2016 semi-finalists aim to end a 60-year absence from the FIFA World Cup finals and made a great start. Gareth Bales' cross was nodded in by Sam Vokes before Joe Allen claimed his... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Daryl Murphy’s perfect moment saves IrelandAleksandar Mitrovic, Ireland found themselves under pressure for extended perio
Daryl Murphy’s perfect moment saves Ireland
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
Aleksandar Mitrovic, Ireland found themselves under pressure for extended periods. Roy Keane inspects the pitch ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qualifier match between Serbia and Republic of Ireland at the Red Star Stadium. Photo by David... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ireland’s World Cup qualifier to go ahead despite torrential rainthe game would have to be postponed because of the state of the playing surface
Ireland’s World Cup qualifier to go ahead despite torrential rain
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
the game would have to be postponed because of the state of the playing surface. Roy Keane inspects the pitch ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qualifier match between Serbia and Republic of Ireland at the Red Star Stadium. Photo by David... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Highlights of Afcon 2017 Qualifierstitle in Gabon. It serves a huge warning to the West Africans ahead next year's
Highlights of Afcon 2017 Qualifiers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
title in Gabon. It serves a huge warning to the West Africans ahead next year's final tournament and the qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018. Qualified teams: Gabon (host), Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, DR Congo,... Read more
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