Belgium v England player ratings
Belgium claimed third place at this year’s World Cup after a 2-0 victory over England in St. Petersburg
France & Croatia promise legends of 1998 won't play in 2018 World Cup final
While French and Croatian nerves are peaking all around the world the team’s Twitter admins are still capable of some quality banter.
Russian Prime Minister Medvedev Thanks Everyone Involved in Organization of FIFA World Cup
MOSCOW, July 16 (Sputnik) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev thanked Monday everyone who had helped organize and host the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Six Paris Metro Stations Temporarily Renamed to Celebrate France's FIFA World Cup Triumph
MOSCOW, July 16 (Sputnik) - Six Paris metro stations have been temporarily renamed to mark France's triumph at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, local transport authorities RATP Group said via Twitter on Sunday night.
Confessions of an Australian England Fan
Inconceivable as it may sound to some in both Australia and England, there is a deep down affection for the Old Country in these Antipodes. Those of British stock, in particular, can’t help but want England to do well in football competitions – but only if Australia is no longer in contention.
Gaming the Game
I’ve heard it said that gamesmanship – acting outside the laws of football to win an advantage by any means possible – is differently perceived in different cultures. One man’s cheat is another man’s champion, depending on where you’re from.
Arnie: The Second Coming
So, the Socceroos bow out at the Group Stage, again. I, for one, think Bert van Marwijk did a fantastic job in a short time. He set the team up well enough to stand toe to toe with three of the best teams in the world, and one of the main beneficiaries could well be Graham Arnold.
Pic special: France lift the World Cup trophy in Moscow
Didier Deschamps' side prevailed 4-2 in a gripping final at the Luzhniki Stadium to win the tournament for a second time. Here's the best of the action from Moscow.
The best bits from Harley's Russian tour
"Don't look down!" Most Australians time in Russia is over after the Socceroos' 2018 World Cup exit, including our own man on the ground.
Watch Pep surprise Melbourne City fans: 'You could have knocked me over with a feather!'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola stunned fans of sister-club Melbourne City last night when he rocked up to a function in Melbourne's CBD.