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Roma complete signing of Justin Kluivert in transfer from Ajax

ESPN FC's Ale Moreno assesses whether or not Justin Kluivert should choose La Liga or the Premier League as his next career destination. Roma have completed the signing of Justin Kluivert from Ajax for an initial fee of...

Australia’s Andrew Nabbout ruled out of World Cup with shoulder injury

Jon Champion believes it's all still to play for in Group C for Australia after their 1-1 draw against Denmark. Australia's World Cup dreams remain just about intact after an entertaining 1-1 draw vs. Denmark. Australia forward Andrew...

Argentina vs. Croatia – Football Match Report – June 21, 2018

Croatia advanced to the round of 16 for the first time since 1998 with a stunning 3-0 victory over Argentina on Thursday.The result in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, gives Croatia six points while putting Argentina's hopes of reaching the...

World Cup portraits Cristiano Ronaldo Lionel Messi Mohamed Salah Paul Pogba go viral

In a bid to capitalise on the World Cup fervour enveloping the city, the Russian Academy of Arts in Saint Petersburg are hosting a very special exhibition for the duration of the tournament. The "Like The Gods" project is...

Brazil vs. Costa Rica – Football Match Preview – June 22, 2018

Costa Rica coach Oscar Ramirez could task two of his players with man-marking Brazil playmaker Neymar when the teams clash in St Petersburg on Friday, but said his side would not try to foul the forward out of...

Real Madrid’s deals for Julen Lopetegui, Raul de Tomas symbolic of new club direction

The ESPN FC crew assess the timing of Real Madrid's first news conference unveiling new coach Julen Lopetegui after his sacking. An emotional Julen Lopetegui discusses the pain of his sacking as Spain manager and the pride he...

Lionel Messi Cristiano Ronaldo battle raging at World Cup as Portugal win Argentina struggle

ESPN FC's Stewart Robson and Alexis Nunes look ahead to Denmark-Australia, France-Peru, Argentina-Croatia and predict who'll come out on top. ESPN's Alison Bender catches up with a Spanish fan who embarked on a 74-day journey, cycling from Valencia...

Uruguay's truest test will be vs. Russia

With Uruguay and Russia already through to the round of 16, Shaka Hislop believes the final group stage game could be the first real test for both sides. Source link

Uruguay fantastic in defence, questions remain in attack

Don Hutchison and Leroy Rosenior assess Uruguay's defensive efforts, but question how their attack will gel against tougher opponents. Source link

Bosnich: Ange did become prickly

Former Socceroo Mark Bosnich compares the two most recent coaches for Australia and their handling of the team. Source link

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