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UEFA World Cup play-offs: Fixtures, dates, draw & everything you need to know

Sweden will take on Italy and the Republic of Ireland are set to clash with Denmark in the European second-place World Cup play-offs. Northern Ireland meet Switzerland and Croatia play against Greece in the other two ties to finalise the UEFA representatives at next summer’s tournament in Russia. The eight clubs …

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Pele congratulates Ronaldo on joining history’s ‘elite five’ goalscorers

Cristiano Ronaldo has been congratulated on passing Pele in the international scoring charts by the man himself. The Real Madrid superstar took his international goal tally for Portugal to 78 on Thursday by bagging a hat-trick in a World Cup qualifying clash with the Faroe Islands. Portugal 17/20 to win …

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Mbappe Wraps Up Big France Win As Ronaldo Bags Hat-Trick

France’s forward Kylian Mbappe celebrates after winning during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying football match France vs Netherlands at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on August 31, 2017. FRANCK FIFE / AFP Kylian Mbappe scored the final goal as France cruised to a 4-0 win …

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Santos defends penalty flops and not picking Ronaldo in shootout

Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and Nani are “heroes” despite missing their penalties for Portugal against Chile at the Confederations Cup Fernando Santos moved quickly to remind people of the Euro 2016 penalty heroics of Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and Nani after Portugal were beaten in a Confederations Cup semi-final shootout …

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Andre Silva: Ronaldo seems ‘very serious’ amid Real Madrid exit storm

The Real Madrid star is reportedly ready to leave the club, but his international team-mate has not seen a marked change in the forward’s mindset Cristiano Ronaldo remains “focused and very serious” about Portugal’s Confederations Cup campaign after a sensational report emerged claiming he wants to leave Real Madrid. Madrid …

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Jesus Corona to miss Confederations Cup for personal reasons

The Porto attacker will not travel to Russia with the rest of El Tri because of a personal issue Mexico winger Jesus Corona has pulled out of the Confederations Cup, coach Juan Carlos Osorio announced Saturday. Five thoughts from Mexico’s WCQ win “On Jesus M. Corona, it’s a personal decision …

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