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Nigeria supporters deny 'ridiculous' chicken reports

28 days ago   |   By ESPN FC

Nigerian football supporters groups have been left bemused by reports of a request to Russian officials to have live chickens taken into the World Cup venues as good luck charms.
It was reported last week, on various platforms, that Nigerian fans had been denied their requests to take chickens into the stadiums, but it's a request the supporters groups say did not come from them.
According to reports, Andrei Yermak, Kaliningrad's minister for culture and tourism, said: "It was explained to the fans...
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Ronaldo and Portugal look to knock Morocco out of World Cup

Ronaldo and Portugal look to knock Morocco out of World Cup

28 days ago   |   By USA Today

Cristiano Ronaldo will make his second appearance at the World Cup with a chance to help Portugal eliminate Morocco from the tournament
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Valdez very anxious to set up his next fight, will have to wait

28 days ago   |   By ESPN

After suffering a broken jaw in his decision victory over Scott Quigg in March and two months without being able to eat solid food, featherweight world titleholder Oscar Valdez can't wait to get back in the ring.
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Bayliss and Jones: England's Aussies could learn from each other for World Cup missions | Andy Bull

28 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Eddie Jones and Trevor Bayliss are enduring bumpy times after smooth starts in charge of England's rugby and cricket teams - they might try borrowing from each other It is 50 miles from Penrith to Randwick, little more than an hour's drive from one side of Sydney to the other. Back in the 1980s, the state of England's modern‑day cricket and rugby union teams was shaped between the two. In those days Trevor Bayliss was batting No 3 for Penrith and Eddie Jones was playing hooker for Randwick. Flick through the old Sydney papers and you'll sometimes find their names side by side in the local...
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Own goal puts Senegal ahead against Poland

28 days ago   |   By ESPN

World Cup: Thiago Cionek own goal Poland 0-1 Senegal
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Udoh questions credibility of Nigeria live chicken request

28 days ago   |   By ESPN

ESPN FC's Colin Udoh spoke with leaders of two Nigeria fan groups who refuted rumours fans wanted to bring a live chicken into World Cup matches.
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Ronaldo and Portugal look to knock Morocco out of World Cup

Ronaldo and Portugal look to knock Morocco out of World Cup

28 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

MOSCOW Cristiano Ronaldo was exceptional in Portugal's opening World Cup game and now has a chance to help his team knock Morocco out of the tournament.
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Isco: I'm not speaking to Ronaldo again after hat-trick against Spain!

Isco: I'm not speaking to Ronaldo again after hat-trick against Spain!

28 days ago   |   By Goal

The Portugal superstar bagged the match ball in a thrilling World Cup encounter, with his efforts frustrating a number of Real Madrid colleagues
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Iran player dodges question on women's rights at World Cup

Iran player dodges question on women's rights at World Cup

28 days ago   |   By USA Today

Women's rights remain a sensitive issue within the Iran team at the World Cup
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Many of Manchester United's stars are proving their worth at the World Cup

28 days ago   |   By ESPN FC

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho thinks England have the quality and experience to win the World Cup.
England forward Marcus Rashford tells Mark Ogden that playing less for Manchester United in 2018 has left him feeling fresh heading to Russia.
"What a feeling!" tweeted Marcus Rashford after making his debut in the World Cup, when he came on as a 68th-minute substitute in England's 2-1 win against Tunisia. He did well enough to be optimistic of a start against Panama in the next game.
"Proud day," added older brother Dwaine, "this journey started 14 years ago and today we get the...
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Iran player dodges question on women's rights at World Cup

Iran player dodges question on women's rights at World Cup

28 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

KAZAN, Russia Women's rights are a sensitive issue within the Iran team at the World Cup.
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'From this point on, we only have finals' - Neuer demands focus from Germany

'From this point on, we only have finals' - Neuer demands focus from Germany

28 days ago   |   By Goal

The Bayern Munich goalkeeper has urged his team-mates to raise their games for the remainder of the World Cup after their dismal start
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Neymar limps out of Brazil training

28 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Neymar kicked a ball away in frustration and left the field after he appeared to pick up an injury ahead of Brazil's second World Cup match.
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This silly World Cup fact will blow your mind

This silly World Cup fact will blow your mind

28 days ago   |   By USA Today

A weird but true fact about two World Cup teams.
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World Cup Talk: World Cup Chat: Round Two

28 days ago   |   By Rotoworld

Sean, Anthony and I are back with our captaincy and budget picks for round two of World Cup Fantasy.
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