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Mo Salah Wins Federation Battle As Egypt Return

Mohamed Salah has emerged the victor in his bitter dispute with the Egypt Football Association as the Pharaohs make their return after exiting the World Cup winless. The Liverpool striker had clashed with his country’s FA over image rights violations and personal security. The stand-off escalated last month when Salah and his lawyer accused the federation of failing to respond …

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Saudi Arabia Edge Out Egypt With 95th Minute Winner

Egypt fell at the very last to Saudi Arabia after conceding in the 95th minute to a goal from Salem Al-Dawsari. Essam El Hadary, the oldest player ever to appear at a World Cup, marked his record achievement with one outstanding penalty save for Egypt but was powerless to stop a second in a 2-1 defeat by Saudi Arabia on …

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Mo Salah Reportedly Contemplating Leaving International Football

Given his stellar club season and central role in Egypt’s qualification campaign, Mohamed Salah deserved the World Cup stage more than most. His World Cup experience has been traumatic on two fronts, though. Salah missed the opener against Uruguay, a 1-0 defeat, while he and his Egypt side were overrun by hosts Russia 3-1 to exit the tournament at the …

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Watch: Mo Salah Scores His First-Ever World Cup Goal

Mo Salah has registered his first ever goal in a World Cup after pulling one back for Egypt after they fell 3-0 behind against Russia. It may amount to little more than a consolation goal but Mohamed Salah is officially off the mark for Egypt after he converted from the spot following his side falling three goals behind a dominant …

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Egyptian FA Declare Mo Salah Fit For Crucial Russian Tie

Friday saw Egypt face Uruguay in Group A of the World Cup, but all eyes were on a man who didn’t feature in the end. Mohamed Salah scored 44 goals in a tremendous season for Liverpool, earning a host of individual awards. But a shoulder injury sustained in the Champions League final last month after a challenge from Sergio Ramos threatened to …

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Three Things We Learned From Day Two Of The World Cup

SOCHI, RUSSIA JUNE 15, 2018: Portugal's goalkeeper Rui Patricio (L) and Cristiano Ronaldo singing the Portuguese national anthem ahead of their 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B football match against Spain at Fisht Stadium. The game ended in a draw 3:3. Sergei Fadeichev/TASS (Photo by Sergei FadeichevTASS via Getty Images)

The blockbuster clash of the day at the World Cup didn’t disappoint as Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick denied Spain the perfect response to a turbulent week following the sacking of Julen Lopetegui in a thrilling 3-3 draw in Sochi. Both sides will remain confident of progressing to the knockout stages as Iran shocked Morocco 1-0 in Saint Petersburg to move to …

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Three Big Questions From Uruguay’s Last-Gasp Victory Over Egypt

during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at Ekaterinburg Arena on June 15, 2018 in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Uruguay began their 2018 World Cup campaign in dramatic fashion with a late 1-0 victory over Egypt on Friday afternoon. Having huffed and puffed for the majority of the match, it looked as though the Egyptian backline would hold out, but a bullet header from central defender Jose Gimenez finally broke the deadlock in the 89th minute. Despite picking up …

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World Cup 2018: All 32 Teams Previewed Group-By-Group

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The World Cup comes roaring into life on Thursday afternoon, as four years of hard work all boils down to a month-long tournament for the 32 teams involved. Defending champions Germany are among the favourites to retain their trophy, but look set to be pushed all the way by the likes of Brazil and France. Spain will also be there …

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