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Russian World Cup pitch invaders held on new charges

Four members of Russia’s Pussy Riot protest group who were jailed for 15 days for staging a pitch invasion during the soccer World Cup...

France’s Pavard wins World Cup goal of the tournament

France right-back Benjamin Pavard has won the 2018 World Cup goal of the tournament award for his stunning strike against Argentina, FIFA announced on...

Argentina part ways with Sampaoli after World Cup disappointment

Jorge Sampaoli has stepped down as Argentina head coach following their disappointing World Cup campaign. Sampaoli took over a year ago charged with putting together...

Mental strength paid off for France, says Deschamps

France managed to overcome mistakes and imperfections in their World Cup final victory over Croatia with sheer mental strength to lift the trophy for...

France lift second World Cup after winning classic final

France won the World Cup for the second time by ending battling Croatia’s dream of a first title with a 4-2 victory on Sunday...

Belgium too good for England in World Cup play-off

Belgium achieved their best World Cup finish as goals from Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard secured a 2-0 victory over England in Saturday's third-place...

World Cup final preview: France vs Croatia

And then there were two. Sixty-three games filled with drama, intrigue, set-piece goals and surprise results have determined our finalists: France and Croatia. There is...

Factbox: France vs Croatia

France play Croatia in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday. The French are aiming for a second world title while Croatia will...

Dejected England, Belgium aim to leave World Cup on a high

England manager Gareth Southgate admits the World Cup third-place play-off is a game that no team wants to play, but Saturday's match against Belgium...

Mandzukic sends Croatia into first World Cup final

Mario Mandzukic scored in the 109th minute as Croatia came from behind to beat England 2-1 after extra time on Wednesday and reach their...

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