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French great Thierry Henry in ‘wrong camp’ for World Cup semifinal French great Thierry Henry in ‘wrong camp’ for World Cup semifinal

He says Henry had made Belgium into “a team that likes to attack”


'It really is coming home': Football fever sweeping England 'It really is coming home': Football fever sweeping England

Football fever is sweeping England as its young team prepares for a World Cup semi-final showdown against Croatia


FIFA recognises World Cup fever in Bangladesh FIFA recognises World Cup fever in Bangladesh

One Brazilian fan Ricardo Cunha wrote: “I'm amazed how Bangladesh support Brazil"


Eden Hazard's Belgium block France path as neighbours clash in World Cup semi Hazard's Belgium block France path as neighbours clash in semi

Eden Hazard and a brilliant Belgian generation stand between France and a place in the World Cup final


World Cup 2018 Semi-Final: Belgium Face France WC Semi-Final: Belgium Face France tonight

This will be the first World Cup meeting between France and Belgium since the 1986 World Cup


Putin to attend World Cup final match Putin to attend World Cup final match

The World Cup final match will take place on July 15 in Moscow


Croatia hopes it has finally found a team to better 1998 heroes Croatia hopes it has finally found a team to better 1998 heroes

In 1998, Croatia, which had emerged from a bitter independence war only three years earlier, made its debut at a World Cup finals


England can win World Cup, says 1966 hat-trick hero Hurst England can win World Cup, says 1966 hat-trick hero Hurst

England play Croatia in the semi-final in Moscow on Wednesday for the right to meet France or Belgium in Sunday’s final


Croatia’s Vida escapes ban over pro-Ukraine celebration Croatia’s Vida escapes ban over pro-Ukraine celebration

Vida scored an extra-time goal and one of Croatia’s penalties in a 4-3 shootout win over the World Cup hosts in Sochi on Saturday


Goal-fest possible in France-Belgium World Cup semifinal Goal-fest possible in France-Belgium World Cup semifinal

Considering the attacking strength of France and Belgium, there's potential for a goal-fest when the European neighbors meet in the WC semifinals


Croatia lands in Moscow ahead of World Cup showdown with England

Croatia lands in Moscow ahead of World Cup showdown with England

The team landed in Moscow just after 3:30 pm CET on Sunday after a memorable night in Sochi beating the hosts Russia


‘Scapegoat Ozil should quit German team’ ‘Scapegoat Ozil should quit German team’

Ozil, 29, has come in for hefty criticism in Germany after the World Champions crashed out in Russia, finishing bottom of their group


Modric pleased to get through ‘another drama’ Modric pleased to get through ‘another drama’

It is only the second time that Croatia have reached the World Cup semi-finals since becoming an independent nation


Brazil’s Fernandinho target of racist insults after World Cup own goal Brazil’s Fernandinho target of racist insults after World Cup own goal

Several internet users referred to the Manchester City player as a “monkey,” while some even threatened to kill him after Brazil’s 2-1 loss


England, Croatia cruise to semis England, Croatia cruise to semis

Hard-fought quarter-finals in Russia on Saturday saw England beat Sweden by 2-0 goals in the first match while Croatia outplayed Russia by 4-3 goals


Neymar, Brazil head home early again with many questions Neymar, Brazil head home early again with many questions

The five-time world champions are leaving empty handed, unable to make it to the semifinals four years after that humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany


Croatia beat Russia on penalties to reach semis Croatia beat Russia on penalties to reach semis

Russia are also the first host country to be eliminated at the quarter-final stage of a World Cup since Mexico in 1986


Russia v Croatia World Cup starting line-ups Russia v Croatia World Cup starting line-ups

Russia play Croatia in the World Cup quarter-finals with a last-four meeting against England at stake


England beat Sweden to reach semi-final England into World Cup semi-finals

England have a 2-0 lead in their quarter final against Sweden after Dele Alli fired the Three Lions ahead with a bullet header


Maguire puts England ahead against Sweden Maguire puts England ahead against Sweden

England’s clash against Sweden is underway with the nation’s first semi-final in nearly 30 years at stake


England target World Cup semis after Belgium stun Brazil England target World Cup semis after Belgium stun Brazil

Gareth Southgate's young side face the Scandinavians in Samara with a place in the last four against either Croatia or hosts Russia up for grabs


Are France - and Deschamps - about to repeat history? Are France - and Deschamps - about to repeat history?

Ninety largely forgettable minutes followed, unless you count the VAR incidents, and France scraped home 2-1 against a rank outsider


He's not Uruguayan!: Suarez rejects Griezmann's 'respect' Suarez rejects Griezmann's 'respect'

Atletico Madrid forward Griezmann curtailed his typically exuberant celebrations after netting the second in the 2-0 win


‘Bitter’ Brazil boss Tite keeps quiet on future ‘Bitter’ Brazil boss Tite keeps quiet on future

Brazil had been undefeated in their last 15 games under Tite, a streak in which a resurgent Selecao had conceded only three goals


Four years on, another World Cup ends in agony for Neymar and Brazil Four years on, another World Cup ends in agony for Neymar and Brazil

Tite’s side dumped out of the tournament in the quarter-finals at the hands of Belgium, losing 2-1 in Kazan


Brazil knocked out, Belgium fly to semis Brazil knocked out, Belgium fly to semis

A Fernandinho own goal in the 16th minute followed by a superb Kevin De Bruyne strike just after the half-hour put Belgium in the driving seat


France enter into WC semi final beating Uruguay France beat Uruguay to reach WC semi-finals

France took the lead at 40th minute of the match as Real Madrid man Varane nestled the in the bottom corner of Uruguay goalpost


Maradona apologises for saying England committed 'robbery' Maradona apologises for saying England committed 'robbery'

Maradona felt Geiger should have penalised Harry Kane for a foul on Colombia's Carlos Sanchez instead of awarding the penalty


Brazil and France target World Cup semi-finals Brazil and France target World Cup semi-finals

“Individually, Brazil are the strongest team in this World Cup,” said vastly experienced Belgium defender Vincent Kompany


Danilo ruled out of Brazil World Cup campaign Danilo ruled out of Brazil World Cup campaign

Brazil defender Danilo is no further a part in the World Cup after suffering an ankle injury in training


Russia try to keep World Cup dream alive after miracle win
Russia try to keep World Cup dream alive after miracle win

European bookmakers still expect Croatia & their elegant midfielder Luka Modric to prevail in the quarter-final in the balmy Black Sea resort of Sochi


Kompany trying to hide Belgium's 'fear', says Miranda Kompany trying to hide Belgium's 'fear', says Miranda

Miranda feels Kompany was simply trying to provoke Tite's men, and fire up his own team-mates before the last-eight clash


World Cup: Croatia look to seize moment against hosts Russia Croatia look to seize moment against hosts Russia

Croatia are targeting the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1998 - when they made their debut on football's biggest stage


Uruguay ready to stop France’s Mbappe

Uruguay ready to stop France’s Mbappe

The build-up to today’s quarter-final clash between France and Uruguay has been dominated by individuals


World Cup: Sweden stand in the way of England's charge Sweden stand in the way of England's charge

"Sweden are good on the counter-attack and we need to be aware of that," warned England wing-back Kieran Trippier


Brazil says Danilo out of World Cup with ankle injury Brazil says Danilo out of World Cup with ankle injury

The Brazilian soccer federation says Danilo suffered a ligament injury in his left ankle during the team's training session in Kazan on Thursday


Brazil seek to temper Belgium’s WC hopes Brazil seek to temper Belgium’s WC hopes

On Monday, Belgium mounted a stirring fightback to beat Japan, with Nacer Chadli scoring the winner in the 94th minute


Excited Martinez wary of Brazil's World Cup pedigree Excited Martinez wary of Brazil's World Cup pedigree

Brazil and Belgium meet in a quarter-final in Kazan on Friday where Brazil coach Tite expects "a great game of football"


After the hand and the bite, Suarez gets his head right After the hand and the bite, Suarez gets his head right

Like Barcelona teammate and close friend Lionel Messi, Suarez could be playing for his World Cup legacy in Russia

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