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Canada earns 2-0 win over World Cup host Qatar in men’s soccer friendly

Three months after a disastrous June camp disrupted by a player boycott over a contract impasse, one might have expected Canada to come out a little rusty against Qatar on Friday. Goals by Cyle Larin and Jonathan David in...

Herdman ponders injuries, form and playing time ahead of Canada playing in World Cup

With the clock ticking, coach John Herdman offered a glimpse Friday into the player puzzle he is trying to assemble ahead of the Canadian men taking part in the World Cup for the first time in 36 years. Canada,...

Compensation negotiations with Canadian men’s soccer team could go on beyond the World Cup

The countdown to the World Cup in Qatar is ticking. And at the same time, pressure is building on Canada Soccer to seal a compensation deal with the men’s national team. There is plenty on the negotiating table, given...

Canada men’s soccer team forms players association as World Cup money talks continue

The Canadian men’s soccer team has formed a players association as compensation negotiations continue with Canada Soccer. The players and their governing body are attempting to strike a deal in advance of the November World Cup in Qatar.The men...

Kylian Mbappe and France’s young guns can rule for years after stunning World Cup...

A DECADE of dominance by France awaits. Kylian Mbappe, who scored Les Bleus’ fourth goal in the final and was later named young player of the tournament, is just 19. 13 Kylian Mbappe was named young player of the tournament...

World Cup 2018: France won final through referee guessing on handball… it was VAR...

WORLD CUP finals used to be settled by Argentinians like Mario Kempes tiptoeing through ticker-tape or Diego Maradona splitting a defence with his visionary genius. This one hinged on a middle-aged former actor called Nestor Pitana watching a television...

World Cup 2018: Is this the hilarious moment official takes home winners’ medal for...

THIS is the incredible moment a footie official appears to pocket a World Cup winners' medal. French players and staff went up to collect their rewards after a hard-fought 4-2 win against Croatia in the World Cup final. 3 The...

World Cup 2018: John Stones to watch all England games back to criticise own...

JOHN STONES plans to watch all of England’s World Cup games again — so he can criticise his performance. The Manchester City defender was outstanding in the seven Three Lions games. 6 England centre-back John Stones has insisted he will...

Brit-based France fans take to streets of London to celebrate World Cup win –...

THOUSANDS of France fans partied in Piccadilly Circus after their national side lifted the World Cup having beaten Croatia in a thrilling final. Jubilant supporters flooded the iconic central London location, flying the Tricolour and setting off flares as...

Stunning World Cup ambassador Victoria Lopyreva wows as she poses topless in a white...

THE final whistle’s blown on the footie, but there’s still time for a peek at Russia’s World Cup ambassador Victoria Lopyreva. The model, 34, slung a pair of boots over her shoulder as she went bra-less in a white...

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