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Three Things We Learned As World Cup Groups E And F Came To A Close

Germany’s defence of their World Cup crown ended in the group stage after they suffered a stunning defeat to South Korea on Wednesday. The four-time champions’ exit amounts to one of the greatest shocks in the tournament’s history, allowing Sweden and Mexico to go through while in Group E, Brazil and Switzerland advanced. Here, we look at three things we learned …

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Didi Hamann Tears Into Germany After Limp World Cup Exit

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RTE Sport analyst Didi Hamann was in no mood to be sympathetic after witnessing Germany’s World Cup exit on Wednesday afternoon. Jogi Low’s side fell to a 2-0 defeat against South Korea in Kazan in what was a must-win game, ending their reign as world champions and sending them home in the first round for the first time since 1938. …

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Defeat To South Korea Sees Germany Suffer Shock World Cup Exit

Reigning world champions Germany have been sent packing from the 2018 World Cup after suffering a shock 2-0 defeat to South Korea in Kazan. In a dramatic final round of fixtures in Group F, Joachim Low’s side, mindful of the fact that victory would almost certainly have seen them through to the last 16, were as slow and as ponderous as …

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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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World Cup 2018 Preview: Group F – Can Germany Defend Their Trophy?

World Cup Group F

Our 2018 World Cup group-by-group preview takes us to Group F, featuring Sweden, Mexico, South Korea and reigning champions Germany. Jogi Low’s side are looking to become the first nation to defend the trophy since Brazil in 1962, and look in good shape to do so. Sweden are determined to prove that there’s life after Zlatan, Mexico are the group’s …

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The Korean Zombie Returns! An Introduction To Chan-Sung Jung, Your New Favourite UFC Fighter

UFC Fight Night 104 takes place this weekend in Houston, Texas and with it, comes the long-awaited return of the former featherweight title challenger, the Korean Zombie, Chan Sung Jung. Chan Sung Jung, or the Korean Zombie as he has been aptly named, is a UFC featherweight whose aggressive, go-for-broke style has earned him both the nickname he wears with …

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Watch: Tottenham’s Son Heung-Min Continues Rampant Goalscoring Form With South Korea Winner

HWASUNG, SOUTH KOREA - SEPTEMBER 03: Son Heung-Min of South Korea reacts during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Round 2 - Group G match between South Korea and Laos at Hwaseong on September 3, 2015 in Hwasung, South Korea. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Tottenham forward Son Heung-min’s fantastic run of form continues on international duty with South Korea. Since breaking into the Spurs starting lineup last month, the 24-year-old has been in rampant form, scoring five goals in six games and cementing his place as a starter in the absence of Harry Kane (and probably beyond). He was in action on Thursday for South …

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A List Of Premier League-Based Players Going To The Olympic Games

COBHAM, ENGLAND - JULY 31: John Mikel Obi of Chelsea during a training session at Chelsea Training Ground on July 31, 2015 in Cobham, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

The Olympic Games begin in Rio this week, with a number of Premier League players making the journey to Brazil as the football tournament kicks off this Thursday. As the competition is generally limited to players under the age of 23 (with every competing country getting as many as three over-age exceptions), the squads tend to look radically different to those …

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The Magic Of The Unofficial World Cup

Everyone has heard of the FIFA World Cup but here Conor Heffernan gives us his insight into how it’s predecessor, the Unofficial World Cup came about. When Germany lifted the World Cup for the 4th time last summer, it was the twentieth time a team had done so. Since 1930, the FIFA World Cup has been a fixture in the international footballing calendar. …

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World Cup Preview – Group H

17/06 Belgium v Algeria 17:00 (Belo Horizonte) 17/06 Russia v South Korea 23:00 (Cuiaba) 22/06 Belgium v Russia 17:00 (Rio) 22/06 South Korea v Algeria 20:00 (Porto Alegre) 27/06 South Korea v Belgium 21:00 (Sao Paulo) 27/06 Russia v Algeria 21:00 (Curitiba)   Belgium Best finish: Fourth (1986) How they qualified: Finished 1st in UEFA Group A Under the guidance of 70-cap …

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