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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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Russia Swat Egypt Aside To Put One Foot In The World Cup Last 16

ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JUNE 19, 2018: Russia's Denis Cheryshev celebrates scoring in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group A Round 2 football match against Egypt at St Petersburg Stadium. Valery Sharifulin/TASS (Photo by Valery SharifulinTASS via Getty Images)

World Cup hosts Russia are on the verge of becoming the first side into the knockout stages after a commanding victory over Egypt on Tuesday night. Much was expected of the Pharaohs to respond after an opening-game 1-0 defeat to Uruguay – particularly with star forward Mo  Salah back in the starting lineup – but Hector Cuper’s side never really …

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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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Watch: Russia Score Two World-Class Goals To Seal Saudi Arabia Thrashing

during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia at Luzhniki Stadium on June 14, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.

Russia enjoyed the perfect start to their 2018 World Cup campaign with an emphatic 5-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in Moscow on Thursday afternoon. There had been considerable pessimism surrounding the hosts ahead of the opening clash, but supporters will have been infused with a newfound sense of confidence and optimism after such a commanding win, albeit against opposition that …

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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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Saudi Arabia Bans Barcelona Shirts With Possible €135,000 Fine And Prison Sentence

MADRID, SPAIN - APRIL 23: FC Barcelona players pose for a team picture prior to kick-off during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and FC Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium on April 23, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Saudi Arabia have banned FC Barcelona shirts in the country, with anyone caught wearing one facing a possible fine of €135,000 and an accompanying 15-year prison sentence. The remarkable new law follows the cutting and breakdown of diplomatic relations in the region between themselves and Qatar, who the Saudi Kingdom this week accused of being supporters of ISIS. Resultingly, and …

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BREAKING: Women Now Allowed To Watch Football!

Since the early 1900s women have desperately fought the patriarchy of modern society. It’s been a long process but achievements have been made along the way. Women are free to leave the domestic sphere, there is greater equality in wages and women in the workforce are no longer an oddity. In the latest move towards equality, women are now allowed …

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