Soccer

Sat 14 Jul 2018

Can Croatia end France dreams of second Cup title?

Can Croatia end France dreams of second Cup title?

After 31 days, 62 games, 161 goals and an incredible amount of tension and intrigue, the 2018 World Cup in Russia has reached its climax

FIFA confirms controversial dates for Qatar 2022

FIFA confirms controversial dates for Qatar 2022

Football fans’ worst fears have been realised with the revelation the 2022 World Cup will indeed be the first winter edition of the tournament

Fri 13 Jul 2018

England’s $100,000 wardrobe malfunction

England’s $100,000 wardrobe malfunction

ENGLAND has been hit with a massive fine after players went rogue on their official team uniforms with FIFA on the warpath.

Thu 12 Jul 2018

Croatia’s damning World Cup accusation

Croatia’s damning World Cup accusation

In a savage call-out, Croatian stars have taken a shot at the lack of respect shown to the side before their 2-1 World Cup semi-final win over England

Croatia downs England to reach World Cup final

Croatia downs England to reach World Cup final

CROATIA has stunned England and the World to make it through to the World Cup final against France.

Wed 11 Jul 2018

Why you shouldn’t support England

Why you shouldn’t support England

WITH England in its first World Cup semi-final in 28 years it seems to make sense that Aussies support them. But it’s wrong.

‘We’re not over it’: France seek ultimate redemption

‘We’re not over it’: France seek ultimate redemption

FRANCE has reached its first World Cup final since their heartbreaking 2006 defeat to Italy, and coach Didier Deschamps has urged his side to capitalise.

England stars’ touching gesture to cave survivors

England stars’ touching gesture to cave survivors

The 12 Thai children rescued after being trapped underground for 17 days have been inundated with offers of support, including an invite to the World Cup final

Ronaldo makes a $157 million move

Ronaldo makes a $157 million move

Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has sensationally abandoned his club and signed a $157 million contract with another European giant

Socceroos coach: we have the players, just need some belief

Socceroos coach: we have the players, just need some belief

New Socceroos coach Graham Arnold has paid tribute to Australia for giving a "good account" of themselves in Russia, but also expects better things to come

Party time as Paris celebrates Cup semi-final win

Party time as Paris celebrates Cup semi-final win

The national anthem, chants of “We’re in the final” and a cacophony of car horns and fire crackers rang out in Paris after France’s march to the World Cup final

France storms into World Cup final

France storms into World Cup final

SAMUEL Umtiti has headed France into the World Cup final with a 1-0 win, consigning Belgium's 'golden generation' to another bitter disappointment.

Tue 10 Jul 2018

A-League snubbed by Spanish superstar

A-League snubbed by Spanish superstar

THE A-League’s hopes of luring superstar Fernando Torres to Australia have been blown out of the water by a massive rival offer.

Proof it’s been the best World Cup

Proof it’s been the best World Cup

THERE is statistical proof a weird anomaly has transformed the 2018 World Cup into the most drama-charged FIFA showpiece ever.

England and Croatia seek to end World Cup heartache

England and Croatia seek to end World Cup heartache

ENGLAND and Croatia will both aim to repair longstanding World Cup semi-final wounds when they meet in Thursday’s surprise, albeit epic final four encounter.

Croatia star shouts home town’s massive Cup bar tab

Croatia star shouts home town’s massive Cup bar tab

CROATIA is going nuts about their team’s appearance in the World Cup semi-finals — but one group of fans had particular reason to celebrate during their penalty...

Mon 9 Jul 2018

World Cup stars ready for semi showdown

World Cup stars ready for semi showdown

IT’S a World Cup semi worthy of top billing: 1998 champions France against the rising powers of a talent-laden Belgium. But who will be the first team through to...

Sun 8 Jul 2018

Why England is losing it over this man

Why England is losing it over this man

ENGLAND has gone into meltdown after a 24-year-old with a baby face etched himself into World Cup folklore as a national hero.

Russia ruined in dramatic Cup shootout

Russia ruined in dramatic Cup shootout

RUSSIA's fairytale is over, suffering the ultimate heartbreak as it went down in a penalty shootout against Croatia.

Sat 7 Jul 2018

Sydney FC hunting Torres as Bobo, Mierzejewski depart club

Sydney FC hunting Torres as Bobo, Mierzejewski depart club

SYDNEY FC are on the hunt for ex-Spain striker Fernando Torres after the departures of marquee striker Bobo and Johnny Warren Medallist Adrian Mierzejewski

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