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2022 FIFA World Cup

Southgate's bets keep paying off and World Cup quarterfinals await

Harry Kane and Jude Bellingham are peaking at the right time, and England coach Gareth Southgate's World Cup is going as well as he could ask.

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2022 FIFA World Cup

Giroud makes history, Mbappe stuns as France advance, but will injuries cost them the trophy?

France showed their quality against Poland to advance to the World Cup quarter-finals, but miss key players like Kante, Pogba and Benzema.

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Why Mbappe is the best player at this World Cup

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How impressive has Olivier Giroud's career been?

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ASIA ON THE WORLD STAGE

Why Japan hero Ao Tanaka has already forgotten his dramatic winner vs. Spain

Ao Tanaka's winner against Spain will live on in the history of Japanese football -- so why have him and his teammates already forgotten about it?

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A taste of victory: Meet South Korea's two veterans fuelling an appetite for a World Cup upset

South Korea's appetite for an upset in Qatar has been fuelled by two four-time FIFA World Cup veterans. And no, Son Heung-min isn't one of them.

WORLD CUP QUARTERFINALS

England, France showdown, Neymar injury watch, Monday's best bets

England and France to meet in the quarterfinals. Will Neymar be fully fit for Brazil's clash against South Korea? Here's the latest from Qatar.

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Argentina are building momentum, but it's nice to have Messi to call on

At times, Argentina seem like work in progress. Leo Messi is in excellent form -- which is good -- but Lionel Scaloni's side still have their flaws.

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World Cup fans in Qatar put their own spin on the local dress to support their team

Fans in Qatar for the World Cup are getting creative and wearing custom thobes with their team's colors. Would you wear one?

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USA OUT OF THE WORLD CUP

You can't win a World Cup if you can't score goals, so the USA were doomed

The US always boast about hanging with big teams at the World Cup instead of beating them. For that to change, the USA must score goals.

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The US accomplished a lot in Qatar, but left everyone wanting more

Did the US deserve to make the quarterfinals? No, but they showed that they could, and that potential captivated a wide audience watching back home.

TRANSFERS

Transfer Talk: Chelsea snub has Inter planning Lukaku loan extension

Chelsea reportedly has no interest Romelu Lukaku returning to the club, so Inter have asked for a loan extension. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Why every club wants to sign Rafael Leao

The Portugal and AC Milan forward is arguably the most-coveted attacking player in the world.

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