2018 World Cup

52 ideas that changed the world - 23. International sport
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52 ideas that changed the world - 23. International sport

From the Olympic Games to the World Cup, sport brings the world closer together
15 Nov 2019
Football in 2018: France, Man City, It’s (Not) Coming Home
PSG striker Kylian Mbappe won the 2018 Fifa World Cup with France
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Football in 2018: France, Man City, It’s (Not) Coming Home

A look back at some of the top footballing moments of the past 12 months
25 Dec 2018
What were the UK’s most Googled searches in 2018?
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What were the UK’s most Googled searches in 2018?

World Cup, Meghan Markle and the Royal Wedding top this year’s search trends
12 Dec 2018
Ballon d’Or: Modric odds on ahead of Ronaldo and Mbappe
Luka Modric Real Madrid Croatia
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Ballon d’Or: Modric odds on ahead of Ronaldo and Mbappe

Eleven Premier League players included on the 30-man shortlist
9 Oct 2018
England boss Southgate rewarded for World Cup run
Gareth Southgate led England to the semi-finals of the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia
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England boss Southgate rewarded for World Cup run

FA to offer improved £3m-a-year contract to head coach amid interest from clubs
27 Sep 2018
Fifa awards: Modric wins best player, Salah not in world XI
Luka Modric Fifa Best player awards
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Fifa awards: Modric wins best player, Salah not in world XI

Croatia captain Modric breaks the Ronaldo-Messi trophy domination
25 Sep 2018
Fifa world XI: Griezmann’s been the best player says Simeone
Antoine Griezmann goals Europa League final Marseille 0 Atletico 3
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Fifa world XI: Griezmann’s been the best player says Simeone

A total of 55 players are on shortlist for 2018 team
11 Sep 2018
Twitter reacts as Trevor Noah defends ‘Africa won World Cup’
Paul Pogba World cup
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Twitter reacts as Trevor Noah defends ‘Africa won World Cup’

US talk show host attracted both criticism and praise for his views on French identity and citizenship
20 Jul 2018
Will England’s World Cup semi-final be a poisoned chalice?
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Will England’s World Cup semi-final be a poisoned chalice?

England’s run to the last four captivated the nation, but history suggests it could be a one-off
17 Jul 2018
Five things we learned from the 2018 World Cup final
Kylian Mbappe
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Five things we learned from the 2018 World Cup final

France can rule the world for years to come, and England need to take note
16 Jul 2018
Pogba leads wild France World Cup celebrations
Paul Pogba World cup
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Pogba leads wild France World Cup celebrations

The midfielder had a fine tournament in Russia, but can he deliver for Manchester United next season?
16 Jul 2018
London tube station renamed ‘Gareth Southgate’
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London tube station renamed ‘Gareth Southgate’

Piccadilly line station fitted with new signage to honour England manager
16 Jul 2018
France win World Cup final with 4-2 victory against Croatia
2018 FIFA World Cup Final France 4 Croatia 2 Hugo Lloris
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France win World Cup final with 4-2 victory against Croatia

Didier Deschamps has now lifted the World Cup as both player and coach
15 Jul 2018
2018 World Cup guide: all the results and reports
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2018 World Cup guide: all the results and reports

France beat Croatia in the final and England’s Harry Kane won the Golden Boot
15 Jul 2018
World Cup: Belgium beat England 2-0 to finish third
World Cup Belgium 2 England 0
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World Cup: Belgium beat England 2-0 to finish third

Three Lions end World Cup with defeat in St Petersburg - how the players reacted
14 Jul 2018
World Cup final: France vs. Croatia predictions and odds
2018 World Cup final France vs. Croatia
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World Cup final: France vs. Croatia predictions and odds

France go for a second title but can ‘little Croatia’ rewrite World Cup history?
13 Jul 2018
World Cup: Belgium vs. England team news, odds, TV channel
Belgium vs. England World Cup play off Eden Hazard Harry Kane
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World Cup: Belgium vs. England team news, odds, TV channel

Can Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions leave Russia on a high?
13 Jul 2018
World Cup betting odds: winners, top goalscorer, Golden Ball
Kylian Mbappe France 2018 World Cup
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World Cup betting odds: winners, top goalscorer, Golden Ball

France and Kylian Mbappe are favourites for a World Cup and Golden Ball double
13 Jul 2018
It’s not coming home: reaction to England’s World Cup loss
England Croatia World Cup semi-final
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It’s not coming home: reaction to England’s World Cup loss

Dream is over following defeat to Croatia but there are positives to take from Three Lions’ run to the semi-finals
12 Jul 2018
World Cup: Croatia break England hearts to reach the final
Mario Mandzukic Croatia 2 England 1 World Cup
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World Cup: Croatia break England hearts to reach the final

Croatia will now play France but Gareth Southgate is ‘remarkably proud’ of his young Three Lions
11 Jul 2018
2018 World Cup TV guide: BBC and ITV to show the final
2018 Fifa World Cup trophy Russia 2018 ball
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2018 World Cup TV guide: BBC and ITV to show the final

England play Belgium in the play-off on Saturday and France play Croatia in the final on Sunday
11 Jul 2018
‘Waistcoat Wednesday’ and ‘It’s coming home’ best memes
England World Cup Waistcoat Wednesday it’s coming home
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‘Waistcoat Wednesday’ and ‘It’s coming home’ best memes

Have England and the Three Lions fans already won the social media World Cup?
11 Jul 2018
‘3 Lions on our shirts’: Croatia vs. England paper headlines
England captain Harry Kane won the 2018 Fifa World Cup golden boot
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‘3 Lions on our shirts’: Croatia vs. England paper headlines

Gareth Southgate urges his England team to keep their World Cup run going and reach Sunday’s final
11 Jul 2018
Videos: French fans celebrate reaching the World Cup final
Samuel Umtiti France Belgium World Cup semi-final
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Videos: French fans celebrate reaching the World Cup final

Samuel Umtiti’s 51st-minute header secured a 1-0 victory over Belgium
10 Jul 2018
World Cup: Croatia vs. England starting XIs
World Cup semi-final Croatia vs. England
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World Cup: Croatia vs. England starting XIs

Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions face the biggest match of their careers
10 Jul 2018
What is on TV tonight?
Amy Adams and Chris Messina in Sharp Objects
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What is on TV tonight?

The Week rounds up the best picks for this evening’s television
10 Jul 2018
Man Utd transfer news: Dembele, Martial, Willian, Bonucci
Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele won the 2018 Fifa World Cup with France
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Man Utd transfer news: Dembele, Martial, Willian, Bonucci

United could offer Martial and Ander Herrera for Barcelona forward Dembele
10 Jul 2018
Hyde Park to screen World Cup semi-final: how to get tickets
England World Cup economic impact
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Hyde Park to screen World Cup semi-final: how to get tickets

Up to 30,000 fans will be able to watch England match on the big screen via open ballot
9 Jul 2018
World Cup: France vs. Belgium starting XIs, odds, TV
France vs. Belgium World Cup semi-final Thierry Henry
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World Cup: France vs. Belgium starting XIs, odds, TV

Could French icon Thierry Henry hold the key to Belgian success?
9 Jul 2018
Wimbledon men’s final won’t move because of the World Cup
Wimbledon men's final Fifa World Cup final 2018
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Wimbledon men’s final won’t move because of the World Cup

All England Club confirms there will be no changes to the grand slam schedule
9 Jul 2018
World Cup: Croatia don’t fear England and ‘can stop Kane’
Croatia vs. England Harry Kane Raheem Sterling
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World Cup: Croatia don’t fear England and ‘can stop Kane’

Zlatko Dalic singles out Raheem Sterling as the semi-final danger man
9 Jul 2018
England’s World Cup run makes headline news
Leicester City and England defender Harry Maguire looks set to sign for Manchester United
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England’s World Cup run makes headline news

Gareth Southgate’s side dominate the newspaper front and back pages
8 Jul 2018
Croatia set up World Cup semi-final clash with England
Croatia Russia World Cup
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Croatia set up World Cup semi-final clash with England

Russia’s World Cup dream is over after losing in the penalty shoot-out
7 Jul 2018
Reaction: England reach the World Cup semi-finals
Sweden 0 England 2 2018 World Cup
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Reaction: England reach the World Cup semi-finals

Media pundits give their verdict as the Three Lions beat Sweden 2-0
7 Jul 2018
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