France celebrates Bastille Day, awaits World Cup final

France celebrates Bastille Day, awaits World Cup final

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Croatia in World Cup final: How has a country with just four million people reached the biggest game in football?

Croatia in World Cup final: How has a country with just four million people reached the biggest game in football?

On Sunday, the Balkan nation will play France for the biggest prize in football – Goal Croatia’s Ante Buskulic tries to explain how they’ve got here The pitch was small, bumpy and dusty. There were no floodlights, no locker room, and barely any grass. But the little blonde kid from Zadar didn’t care. He had a […]

Qatar World Cup 2022: Date change, reaction, FIFA

Qatar World Cup 2022: Date change, reaction, FIFA

FOOTBALL fans have not reacted favourably to FIFA’s decision to change the World Cup dates. FIFA president Gianni Infantino has confirmed Qatar 2022 will kick off on November 21, with the final being played on December 18. Former England star Gary Lineker has led the outrage by tweeting: “The World Cup has always been a […]

Lack of rail staff due to World Cup and heatwave sparks delays

Lack of rail staff due to World Cup and heatwave sparks delays

Image copyright GWR Image caption Great Western Railway is advising all passengers to check before they travel A lack of staff caused by the World Cup final, school holidays and the heatwave could cause travel delays on the railways, according to bosses. Passengers are being warned they will face “significant disruption” on Sunday on Great […]

Soccer: France World Cup final penpix

MOSCOW (Reuters) – France World Cup final penpix: Soccer Football – World Cup – Semi Final – France v Belgium – Saint Petersburg Stadium, Saint Petersburg, Russia – July 10, 2018 France’s Hugo Lloris makes a save REUTERS/Anton Vaganov Hugo Lloris, goalkeeper, 103 caps, 0 goals France’s captain has underlined his status as leader throughout […]

How this iconic trophy is made

How this iconic trophy is made

In Paderno Dugnano, a little city in Milan’s suburbs, is a pink-walled factory that blends in among the many others. Such a seemingly nondescript place is where sporting glory comes to life. Despite Italy not qualifying for the 2018 World Cup, the country will still be represented in the form of the iconic trophy. GDE […]