world cup 2018

Quiz! Can you name the last 12 players to open the scoring for England in a major tournament?

Quiz! Can you name the last 12 players to open the scoring for England in a major tournament?

Name the England players who scored the first goal for the Three Lions in World Cups or European Championships from 1990 to 2018 in our quickfire quiz. 19 Jun 2018
Brazil star texts praise for Socceroos

Brazil star texts praise for Socceroos

Australia striker Tomi Juric has revealed experienced Brazil defender Thiago Silva offered up some rare praise to the Socceroos after Saturday's 2-1 World Cup loss to France. 19 Jun 2018
Mourinho: Winner takes all when Russia face Egypt

Mourinho: Winner takes all when Russia face Egypt

Manchester United head coach Jose Mourinho believes that the FIFA World Cup game between Russia and Egypt will go a long way in deciding which of the teams qualifies for the Round of 16. 19 Jun 2018
Sartorially-biased psychic cat forecasts victory for Russia over Egypt

Sartorially-biased psychic cat forecasts victory for Russia over Egypt

Achilles the Cat has predicted that Russia will beat Egypt in their second group stage match on Wednesday morning AEST. 19 Jun 2018
Smith: Beware the dangerous Danes

Smith: Beware the dangerous Danes

Former Socceroo coach Ron Smith expects Australia to face a more adventurous, confident and attacking Denmark in Samara on Thursday. 19 Jun 2018
What inspiration can the Caltex Socceroos draw from Harley Breen?

What inspiration can the Caltex Socceroos draw from Harley Breen?

He's passionate about being passionate...A Socceroos fansie enthusiast who wears his tactics on his sleeves. 19 Jun 2018
Atletico Madrid seal deal with France trio

Atletico Madrid seal deal with France trio

Atletico Madrid has secured new deals with France trio Antoine Griezmann, Lucas Hernandez and Thomas Lemar. 19 Jun 2018
Saudi Arabia World Cup flight drama: Investigation launched

Saudi Arabia World Cup flight drama: Investigation launched

The Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) will investigate an incident involving the aircraft carrying the Saudi Arabian national football team. 19 Jun 2018
Fans well behaved at Tunisia v England clash

Fans well behaved at Tunisia v England clash

No incidents were recorded at the Volgograd Arena following England's 2-1 victory over Tunisia in their first 2018 FIFA World Cup match on Monday, a local administration's representative told Sputnik. 19 Jun 2018
Kane: We believed second goal would come

Kane: We believed second goal would come

England forward and captain Harry Kane said on Monday his side never gave up hope of beating Tunisia in their opening FIFA World Cup encounter. 19 Jun 2018
Russia striker targets 2-0 Egypt defeat

Russia striker targets 2-0 Egypt defeat

Zenit St. Petersburg striker Aleksandr Kokorin hopes Russia can dispatch Egypt 2-0 in their World Cup group stage encounter set to be held at the 64,000-seater St. Petersburg Stadium on Wednesday morning (AEST). 19 Jun 2018
Southgate pleased with teams' attacking endeavors

Southgate pleased with teams' attacking endeavors

England head coach Garth Southgate praised his side Monday night for their dedication in training, especially in attack, as they got their World Cup campaign off to a winning start. 19 Jun 2018
Spanish Prime Minister hopes Spain win World Cup

Spanish Prime Minister hopes Spain win World Cup

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez told Spanish media Tuesday that he hoped Spain would win the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. 19 Jun 2018
Maaloul says draw with England would have been excellent

Maaloul says draw with England would have been excellent

A draw in the World Cup group stage game against England would have been “an excellent result” for Tunisia, the team’s head coach Nabil Maaloul said Monday night. 19 Jun 2018
Cat to predict winner between Russia and Egypt

Cat to predict winner between Russia and Egypt

Achilles the cat, who lives at St. Petersburg's Hermitage Museum and serves as the animal oracle for the World Cup, will predict the winner of the match between Russia and Egypt later on Tuesday. 19 Jun 2018
Khazri says fans' support was amazing against England

Khazri says fans' support was amazing against England

Rennes and Tunisia forward Wahbi Khazri said Monday night that the fans' support was "amazing" at their World Cup encounter with England earlier on Monday. 19 Jun 2018