World Cup 2018

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World Cup 2018 Report: Uruguay 1 - 0 Saudi Arabia

Wed, Jun 20 2018

A hapless goalkeeping error from Mohamed Al-Owais meant that Uruguay ran out comfortable one-nil winners over Group A counterparts Saudi ...

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Morocco become first team eliminated from World Cup 2018

Wed, Jun 20 2018

Hervé Renard's side required at least a draw against the reigning European champions to stand any chance of advancing to ...

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World Cup Postcard - Watching the hosts at home

Wed, Jun 20 2018

There was still something special about being in the St. Petersburg stadium with such an expectant crowd on Tuesday evening.

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No Mo excuses for Cuper with Egypt on edge of elimination

Wed, Jun 20 2018

Mo Salah made Hector Cuper’s starting XI and got himself on the score sheet against Russia, he couldn’t prevent Egypt ...

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Mo Salah looks set for selection against Russia

Tue, Jun 19 2018

Having missed out on Egypt’s opening World Cup match, which ended in a 1-0 defeat to Uruguay, Mo Salah seems ...

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World Cup Postcard from the stunning St. Petersburg spaceship stadium

Mon, Jun 18 2018

If you think the stadium looks like something out of this world, then that is exactly what the Japanese architect ...

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World Cup 2018 Preview- Costa Rica

Sun, Jun 17 2018

Costa Rica have a squad light on stars but stacked with technically-gifted, understated players

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World Cup 2018 Preview- Serbia

Sun, Jun 17 2018

Serbia topped Ireland's group on their way to the World Cup but have since changed captain and sacked their manager!

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FIFA World Cup 2018 Report: Egypt 0 - 1 Uruguay

Sat, Jun 16 2018

A last minute header from Atletico Madrid centre back Jose Maria Gimenez was enough to give Uruguay all three points ...

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FIFA World Cup 2018 Report: Morocco 0 - 1 Iran

Fri, Jun 15 2018

Iran came out on top in St. Petersburg with a massive helping hand from Morocco

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World Cup Postcard from St Petersburg - Fan Fest fun as Russia 2018 kicks off

Thu, Jun 14 2018

Our reporter Macdara Ferris may be only in Russia 24 hours but his first World Cup postcard from St. Petersburg ...

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Senegal

Thu, Jun 14 2018

See our full preview of Senegal's chances at this month's World Cup.

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Sweden

Thu, Jun 14 2018

Sweden head into this World Cup without Zlatan but can they perform admirably anyway?

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Poland

Thu, Jun 14 2018

Poland will need to tighten up their defence if they're to go far in this World Cup.

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Peru

Thu, Jun 14 2018

Peru aren't expected to win the World Cup but will be hoping to cause an upset or two at some ...

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Denmark

Thu, Jun 14 2018

Denamrk destroyed Ireland in the play-offs but will they also be able to knock off some of the World's best ...

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World Cup 2018 Preview - England

Thu, Jun 14 2018

Will England lose in a penalty shoot-out yet again, this preview won't answer that but it will let you know ...

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Saudi Arabia

Thu, Jun 14 2018

Along with England, Saudi Arabia are one of only two squads in this year’s tournament where all players play for ...

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Spain sack manager just 48 hours before World Cup as Hierro announced as new boss

Wed, Jun 13 2018

Spain’s World Cup hopes seem to have been thrown into uncertainty as the Spanish Footballing Federation has sensationally parted ways ...

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Tunisia

Wed, Jun 13 2018

Tunisia’s squad contains five domestic based players with seven based in France.

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Colombia

Tue, Jun 12 2018

Colombia will be expected to top their group in Russia this summer. Read our full preview below.

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Switzerland

Mon, Jun 11 2018

Switzerland finished with 27 points in qualifying and head into this month's tournament in good form.

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Panama

Mon, Jun 11 2018

Panama enter this summer's World Cup with many players that won't be familiar to European viewers and so hopefully this ...

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Japan

Mon, Jun 11 2018

Japan are 61st in the World at the moment but they head to the World Cup with a new coach ...

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Iran

Mon, Jun 11 2018

Iran head into back to back World Cups for the first time ever and we preview their chances.

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Portugal

Sun, Jun 10 2018

Can the European Champions also claim gold in Russia, find out from our preview below.

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World cup 2018 Preview - Mexico

Sun, Jun 10 2018

Our preview of Mexico's World Cup squad in Russia.

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Darragh Maloney: 'Studio debates are what helps us to set apart'

Sun, Jun 10 2018

It can perhaps be a difficult task to rein in some of the more heated discussions that take place during ...

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When you have someone in Hope Solo’s category, being the star that she is, for RTÉ to be able to sign her up is a big deal - Darragh Maloney

Sun, Jun 10 2018

Studio presenter, Darragh Maloney, feels that their international guests help provide a different perspective, one that might not occur if ...

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Nigeria

Sun, Jun 10 2018

Nigeria were the first African side to qualify for the tournament.

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Brazil

Sun, Jun 10 2018

Brazil go into the World Cup in Russia buoyed up by an impressive qualification from South America which saw them ...

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Germany

Sat, Jun 09 2018

Germany may have one of the scariest depth of squad’s we may have ever seen in a World Cup tournament.

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Morocco

Sat, Jun 09 2018

Morocco made it through qualifying with ease.

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Sadlier doesn't envy international managers making team selections

Sat, Jun 09 2018

Richie Sadlier believes that managers face a tough choice when it comes to finalising squads for major tournaments.

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Richie Sadlier: 'I don’t think we were good enough to have advanced to this tournament'

Sat, Jun 09 2018

Richie Sadlier feel that Republic of Ireland can have no complaints about their failure to qualify for the forthcoming World ...

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Duff admits concern for the future of Irish football

Sat, Jun 09 2018

Former Republic of Ireland Midfielder Damien Duff feels the future of Irish football is not in a great place at ...

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He looked after us - Damien Duff on Roy Keane's time with Ireland

Sat, Jun 09 2018

Former Republic of Ireland international Damien Duff feels Roy Keane could have helped Ireland go further in the 2002 World ...

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Belgium

Sat, Jun 09 2018

Belgium have a star studded squad of players to use for this summer’s World Cup in Russia.

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Egypt

Sat, Jun 09 2018

The Pharaoh squad is quite top heavy in favour of midfielders and defenders.

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Uruguay

Sat, Jun 09 2018

Suarez and Cavani will be hoping they can fire Uruguay into the latter rounds in Russia.

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World Cup 2018 Preview - France

Sat, Jun 09 2018

France beat Ireland recently and look to enter the tournament as one of the early favorites

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Spain

Sat, Jun 09 2018

The Spanish 2018 World Cup squad is, as expected, extremely strong and on paper looks like one of the favourites ...

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Croatia

Thu, Jun 07 2018

Croatia head to Russia with a number of stars who've excelled at club level this year.

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World Cup 2018 Preview - Russia

Thu, Jun 07 2018

Russia are the hosts and also the lowest ranked team in the competition but do they have what it takes ...

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Extratime has got you sorted for your World Cup coverage

Thu, Jun 07 2018

As we have done for the last number of international tournaments, extratime.ie will bring you extensive coverage of the 2018 ...

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Former Germany midfielder Dietmar Hamann admits surprise at omission of Leroy Sane

Thu, Jun 07 2018

Winger Sané was named Young Player of the Year in the English Premier League last season as he played a ...

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