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Serbian papers slammed what they labelled "shameful provocation" by two Switzerland players of Kosovo origin who used political gestures to celebrate their goals in the 2-1 World Cup victory....
Lionel Messi and Argentina hit the training ground on Saturday with renewed hope of qualifying for the World Cup last 16....
Portugal midfielder Joao Moutinho was missing from Portugal training on Saturday, leaving his status for their final World Cup group game against Iran in doubt....
Leicester City's out-of-favour striker Ahmed Musa wrote himself into the World Cup record books by scoring twice to fire Nigeria to their first win in Russia against Iceland....
Handed a winning start for the first time in a major tournament for 12 years by captain Harry Kane's injury-time winner against Tunisia, England can look forward to Sunday's meeting with Panama with a rare sense of World Cup calm....
A last-minute Xherdan Shaqiri breakaway goal handed Switzerland victory Friday as they came from behind to defeat Serbia 2-1 in Kaliningrad....
Iceland coach Heidar Hallgrimsson declared his side were still in the race for a place in the World Cup last 16 after Friday's 2-0 loss to Nigeria....
Deadly Ahmed Musa struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 on Friday and then promised to do the same to Lionel Messi's Argentina in Tuesday's Group D showdown....
Defender Mark Milligan has backed Tim Cahill to step up for Australia if the Socceroos legend is given the nod for Tuesday's pivotal World Cup clash against Peru....
Ahmed Musa struck twice to become the first Nigerian to score at two World Cups Friday as the Super Eagles secured a crucial 2-0 win over Iceland, who missed a penalty....
Coach Zlatko Dalic said that Argentina star Lionel Messi was left "powerless" by his Croatia players in the stunning 3-0 victory on Thursday that sent them into the World Cup knockout stage....
Germany coach Joachim Loew says he retains faith in his underperforming stars as the defending champions prepare for their pivotal World Cup clash against Sweden on Saturday....
Brazilians watched their team's excruciatingly hard-fought win Friday over minnow Costa Rica in a cold sweat but it was Neymar's hot tears that really made the footballing-mad nation sit up....
It took until virtually the last kick after 96 minutes of frustration, but Neymar and Brazil have lift-off at the World Cup....
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez revealed Friday he has been keeping one eye on next week's blockbuster clash with England in the lead-up to the Red Devils' Group G match against Tunisia....
Germany are likely to be without centre-back Mats Hummels in Saturday's crunch World Cup clash against Sweden, coach Joachim Loew said....
Philippe Coutinho and Neymar broke down dogged Costa Rica in injury time on Friday, sealing a 2-0 win for Brazil that propels the five-time champions towards the World Cup last 16....
Sweden's preparations for their World Cup clash against Germany have been hampered by a stomach bug that has prevented three players from travelling to Sochi, where Saturday's game will be played....
Iceland and Nigeria fans soaked up the "awe-inspiring" history of Volgograd on Friday as they explored the World Cup city that was annihilated during World War II....
Argentina denied reports Friday that players want coach Jorge Sampaoli sacked before their final World Cup group game against Nigeria after a humbling 3-0 defeat by Croatia....
England forward Raheem Sterling says he ignores the criticism of him in the British tabloid press, insisting he prefers to enjoy how he has risen from humble beginnings to play at the World Cup....
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