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US would be heading to World Cup under me - Klinsmann

5 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Former United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann believes he would have successfully taken the team to the World Cup had he not been sacked during the qualification campaign. In an interview with Sports Illustrated, the former Germany striker and coach was adamant that he could have turned around qualifying before he was axed in 2016. Klinsmann told Sports Illustrated he is certain the team would have recovered from the opening defeats to book a place in the finals.
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Platini says 1998 World Cup draw 'trickery' helped France

Platini says 1998 World Cup draw 'trickery' helped France

5 monthes ago   |   By Soccer


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Platini says 1998 World Cup draw ‘trickery' helped France

5 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

PARIS France soccer great Michel Platini says ''a little trickery'' in the 1998 World Cup draw ensured his home country would avoid Brazil until the final which it won in Paris.
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World Cup 2018 team preview: Portugal has questions beyond Cristiano Ronaldo

5 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Welcome to Yahoo Sports' team-by-team 2018 World Cup previews. With less than a month to go until this summer's tournament, it's time to get familiar with each of the 32 teams participating in Russia. First up in Group B is Portugal. For more analysis
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Pogba, Kante, Griezmann headline France's World Cup squad

5 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

The alternates for France's World Cup roster could put together a pretty good group stage, and underscores the possibilities of a French return to glory at this summer's tournament in Russia.

Amongst the players left out
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WORLD CUP: Peace reigns as US faces Iran at 1998 tournament

5 monthes ago   |   By Seattle Pi

In one of the biggest geopolitical clashes at a World Cup, the United States played Iran in a group match at the 1998 tournament in France.
Relations between the two countries had been hostile since the Iranian Revolution in 1979, which ousted the pro-American Shah and eventually led to a drawn-out hostage crisis that severely blighted President Jimmy Carter's re-election bid the following year.
When the teams met in 1998, French riot police were on site at the stadium in Lyon. They weren't needed. The teams did their best to reduce tensions by posing together in a group photo. Iran's...
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