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AP Photo / Frank Augstein
July 12, 2018 - 11:04 am
By CHRIS LEHOURITES, AP Sports Writer MOSCOW (AP) — The official heir to Yugoslavia's achievements at the World Cup is Serbia. The current standard-bearer of those teams seems to be Croatia. The Croats, who have reached the World Cup final for the first time and will face France on Sunday for the...
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July 12, 2018 - 10:32 am
One of the most notorious dives in soccer history took pace the last time France played Croatia in the World Cup.
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July 10, 2018 - 10:08 am
The youth soccer team rescued from a cave in Thailand will be unable to accept FIFA's invitation to attend the World Cup final.
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AP Photo / David Vincent
July 09, 2018 - 10:15 am
France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris was back to his best in the World Cup quarterfinals.
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AP Photo / Andre Penner
July 05, 2018 - 10:35 am
MOSCOW (AP) — What to watch for in Friday's matchups at the World Cup quarterfinals: TEAMMATES VS. TEAMMATES The first match features a number of teammates on their professional clubs facing off against each other when France takes on Uruguay in Nizhny Novgorod. France forward Antoine Griezmann...
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July 03, 2018 - 10:23 am
Emil Forsberg scored a deflected goal in the 66th minute to give the Swedes a 1-0 victory over Switzerland
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July 02, 2018 - 10:09 am
Switzerland doesn't want to be caught napping early in its World Cup match against Sweden in the round of 16.
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June 29, 2018 - 10:38 am
By SAMUEL PETREQUIN, AP Sports Writer KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Like any other team preparing to play Argentina, France faces the Lionel Messi question: How to stop the five-time world player of the year? Unlike many of its rivals at the World Cup, though, France has an answer: a center-half pairing of...
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June 28, 2018 - 10:32 am
By PAN PYLAS, Associated Press VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Amid a crescendo of boos and whistles as neither side tried to score, Japan advanced to the knockout round at the World Cup because of a newly implemented tiebreaker — fewer yellow cards. The Japanese, barely playing for the final 15 minutes...
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June 27, 2018 - 10:18 am
Germans are shaking their heads in disbelief after their defending champion team was eliminated from the group stage of the World Cup
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