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Watch: Fans in Zagreb Go Nuts As Croatia Advances to World Cup Final

5 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Croatia advanced to the World Cup final for the first time ever with a 2-1 over England in extra time Wednesday. And fans in Zagreb went wild as their team moved on, cheering and waving flags in the streets. After going down 1-0 early off a Kieran
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Paul Pogba has brought France to World Cup final by keeping it simple

5 days ago   |   By ESPN

Attention now turns towards the World Cup final as Croatia must find the legs to face France on Sunday.
Paul Pogba admits that France expected to win the 2016 Euro final, but won't make that mistake in the World Cup final.
Relive Samuel Umtiti's game-winning goal for France against Belgium in the World Cup semifinal in LEGO style.
The ESPN FC panel break down what went wrong for Belgium against France and why their golden generation failed again to live up to expectations.
France's 1-0 victory over Belgium in Tuesday's semifinal was one of those days when you wondered whether the same...
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'Hold your heads high': Front pages hail England's World Cup heroes

5 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

After a month of fever-pitch excitement and expectations exceeded at every game, England's World Cup 2018 journey came to an emotional end on Wednesday. Just as we thought it was coming home, Croatia dashed the hopes of millions with a winning goal
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Move over Gareth: Southgate takes up sporting charge at Scottish Open

5 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

Matthew Southgate overcame the disappointment of England's World Cup exit and a 5 a.m. alarm call on Thursday morning to make his own mark at the Scottish Open.
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English Newspapers Celebrate World Cup Team After Heartbreaking Loss

English Newspapers Celebrate World Cup Team After Heartbreaking Loss

5 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

It turns out the football isn't coming home. England's World Cup dreams were shattered on Wednesday with a 2-1 loss to Croatia in the semifinals. Although many fans were heartbroken, English newspapers were quick to celebrate the team's role in
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Germany manager Low must change his leadership style - Lahm

Germany manager Low must change his leadership style - Lahm

5 days ago   |   By Goal

The World Cup-winning right-back said changes are needed if the 2014 champions are to get back to the top of world football
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'England experience epitomises a wonderful World Cup'

5 days ago   |   By BBC

Former Three Lions captain Alan Shearer on a nerve-wracking night at the Luzhniki Stadium and how England have reconnected with their fans at this World Cup
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Has England Ever Won the World Cup?

5 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

England is be seeking their second World Cup title as they take on Croatia in the semifinals. England is looking to win its first World Cup since it defeated West Germany in 1966 for its lone championship in the tournament's history. In the quarterfinals, England knocked off Sweden 2-0 to earn its first trip to the World Cup semifinals since 1990, when it lost to eventual-champion Germany on penalties.
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World Cup: FIFA wants broadcasters to show fewer images of attractive women at games

5 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

England soccer fans flocked to Ye Olde King's Head British pub in Santa Monica hours before kickoff of the semifinal of the 2018 World Cup. Sexism has been a bigger problem than racism at the World Cup in Russia, according to anti-discrimination experts advising FIFA, which wants fewer images of attractive women in World Cup stadiums shown on future broadcasts. FIFA diversity chief Federico Addiechi says soccer's world body will talk with national broadcasters and its own TV production team. The subject arose Wednesday in a review of FIFA's anti-discrimination program in Russia. Monitors...
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Ex-Rangers manager Graeme Souness savages England Cup tactics

5 days ago   |   By The Scotsman

Former Rangers manager and player Graeme Souness has launched a scathing attack on two of England's young stars as well as Gareth Southgate's tactics as the country was dumped out of the World Cup.
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French Fans Celebrate Victory Over Belgium in World Cup Semifinals

5 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports


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This is why World Cup players are always spitting

This is why World Cup players are always spitting

5 days ago   |   By USA Today

If you've watched even a snippet of the World Cup, you've probably noticed that the players like water almost as much as it's fans like beer.
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Why England's World Cup pain hurts so much

5 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

England soccer fans flocked to Ye Olde King's Head British pub in Santa Monica hours before kickoff of the semifinal of the 2018 World Cup. MOSCOW - It seems silly to cry over sports, doesn't it? For your emotions to spill out over the disappointment of a group of players you have nothing in common with except a passport? When I was 11, my father dried my tears over England falling to West Germany in the 1990 semifinal, consoling me with the thought that one day, in my lifetime, I would witness my country win the World Cup. There was every reason for him to mean it because, why not? He'd...
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Sexism tops racism as a World Cup fan problem in Russia

5 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Sexism has been a bigger problem than racism at the World Cup in Russia, according to anti-discrimination experts advising FIFA. Fans harassing female broadcasters while they worked are among about 30 cases of ''sexism on the streets'' reported to FIFA by the Fare network. Analyzing the World Cup's issues at a briefing Wednesday, the head of FIFA's diversity program also acknowledged wanting fewer images of attractive women in stadiums to be shown on future broadcasts.
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England fans so confident in World Cup win, they prematurely got celebratory tattoos

5 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Croatia beat England in the World Cup semi-finals on Wednesday, crushing England fans' dreams of "bringing football home" to the U.K. Some fans, however were so sure that England would win the 2018 World Cup that they got tattoos to commemorate the win - before the team ultimately lost. One fan named Teddy Allen was so confident in his country's World Cup domination that he got an extreme tattoo to celebrate the win. Not only did his tattoo declare the team "World Cup winners 2018," it accompanied the face of Harry Kane, the team captain. Yes, Allen got the player's entire face tattooed on...
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