Soccer

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Tears flow after touching gesture

Tears flow after touching gesture

SBS host Lucy Zelic apologised as she tried to hold back tears before a heartwarming gesture set her off again.

‘Catastrophe’ in crazy Cup final

‘Catastrophe’ in crazy Cup final

FRANCE has won a dramatic World Cup final 4-2, but it almost went badly wrong as star goalkeeper Hugo Lloris lost the plot.

Sun 15 Jul 2018

Scandal sours Cup final rivalry

Scandal sours Cup final rivalry

A DAMNING incident continues to haunt French football fans who remember when a star was robbed against Croatia 20 years ago.

From refugee to $320k a week

From refugee to $320k a week

HE GREW up in a war-torn country and was a child refugee. Now he earns $320,000 a week and is on the cusp of greatness.

History, revenge, injured stars...final has it all

History, revenge, injured stars...final has it all

ONCE maligned Didier Deschamps has been hailed by his players as they plot to repeat their coach’s 1998 World Cup heroics in FIFA World Cup final.

Sat 14 Jul 2018

Can Croatia end France dreams of second Cup title?

Can Croatia end France dreams of second Cup title?

After 31 days, 62 games, 161 goals and an incredible amount of tension and intrigue, the 2018 World Cup in Russia has reached its climax

FIFA confirms controversial dates for Qatar 2022

FIFA confirms controversial dates for Qatar 2022

Football fans’ worst fears have been realised with the revelation the 2022 World Cup will indeed be the first winter edition of the tournament

Fri 13 Jul 2018

England’s $100,000 wardrobe malfunction

England’s $100,000 wardrobe malfunction

ENGLAND has been hit with a massive fine after players went rogue on their official team uniforms with FIFA on the warpath.

Thu 12 Jul 2018

Croatia’s damning World Cup accusation

Croatia’s damning World Cup accusation

In a savage call-out, Croatian stars have taken a shot at the lack of respect shown to the side before their 2-1 World Cup semi-final win over England

Croatia downs England to reach World Cup final

Croatia downs England to reach World Cup final

CROATIA has stunned England and the World to make it through to the World Cup final against France.

Wed 11 Jul 2018

Why you shouldn’t support England

Why you shouldn’t support England

WITH England in its first World Cup semi-final in 28 years it seems to make sense that Aussies support them. But it’s wrong.

‘We’re not over it’: France seek ultimate redemption

‘We’re not over it’: France seek ultimate redemption

FRANCE has reached its first World Cup final since their heartbreaking 2006 defeat to Italy, and coach Didier Deschamps has urged his side to capitalise.

England stars’ touching gesture to cave survivors

England stars’ touching gesture to cave survivors

The 12 Thai children rescued after being trapped underground for 17 days have been inundated with offers of support, including an invite to the World Cup final

Ronaldo makes a $157 million move

Ronaldo makes a $157 million move

Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has sensationally abandoned his club and signed a $157 million contract with another European giant

Socceroos coach: we have the players, just need some belief

Socceroos coach: we have the players, just need some belief

New Socceroos coach Graham Arnold has paid tribute to Australia for giving a "good account" of themselves in Russia, but also expects better things to come

Party time as Paris celebrates Cup semi-final win

Party time as Paris celebrates Cup semi-final win

The national anthem, chants of “We’re in the final” and a cacophony of car horns and fire crackers rang out in Paris after France’s march to the World Cup final

France storms into World Cup final

France storms into World Cup final

SAMUEL Umtiti has headed France into the World Cup final with a 1-0 win, consigning Belgium's 'golden generation' to another bitter disappointment.

Tue 10 Jul 2018

A-League snubbed by Spanish superstar

A-League snubbed by Spanish superstar

THE A-League’s hopes of luring superstar Fernando Torres to Australia have been blown out of the water by a massive rival offer.

Proof it’s been the best World Cup

Proof it’s been the best World Cup

THERE is statistical proof a weird anomaly has transformed the 2018 World Cup into the most drama-charged FIFA showpiece ever.

England and Croatia seek to end World Cup heartache

England and Croatia seek to end World Cup heartache

ENGLAND and Croatia will both aim to repair longstanding World Cup semi-final wounds when they meet in Thursday’s surprise, albeit epic final four encounter.

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