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Thomas Meunier scored in the opening minutes and Eden Hazard added a goal late as Belgium defeated England 2-0 in the World Cup's third-place game in St. Petersburg.
Former Brazil international Julio Baptista admitted Neymar can go "too far" when on the receiving end of challenges, while Selecao legend Ronaldo acknowledged after their exit that more was expected of the world's most expensive player.
The embattled President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, will be on duty again on Saturday afternoon as the Match Commissioner in-charge of the FIFA 2018 World Cup Third Place Match between England and Belgium at the Zenit Arena, St Petersburg Stadium, Russia.
Fifa has warned the Football Association following "political chants" by English fans during their World Cup semi-final defeat by Croatia.
England face Belgium in the World Cup third-place playoff on Saturday with the tournament’s top scorer Harry Kane eyeing the chance to add to his six goals in the meeting of the beaten semi-finalists.
Belgium's players criticised the tactics France used in their 1-0 semi-final win as Didier Deschamps' team sat deep and Samuel Umtiti's headed goal came from a corner, but Griezmann dismissed the criticism.
Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic is prepared to make changes for Sunday’s World Cup final against France if some of his players have not recovered from their exertions in reaching football’s biggest game.
No less than 400 Nigerian who were promised lucrative employment in Russia spent the night near the Nigerian Embassy in Mamontovsky Lane, Moscow, in the hope that they’ll get help with their return tickets.
Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic insisted fatigue will not be an issue for the biggest game of his career despite being pushed to three periods of extra-time to make Sunday’s World Cup final.
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez praised the “winning mentality” of captain Eden Hazard, with Real Madrid reportedly mulling a move for the Chelsea star after the World Cup.
Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov said his side was disappointed after exiting the World Cup at the quarterfinals despite having made the country's best run at the tournament.
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez says there are "no secrets" between his side and England ahead of their second meeting at this summer's World Cup.
FIFA has fined the Swedish and Croatian Football Associations 50,000 Swiss francs each for equipment breaches by some of their players.
Gareth Southgate says England have disproved the old excuses for failure during the 2018 World Cup, insisting his team debunked the "myths" of fatigue and hotel location being factors in the chances of success. England...
After 62 spectacular matches spread over a period of 29 days, across 11 cities in Russia, Croatia and France have emerged as the two contenders for the FIFA trophy in the final match of the 2018 World Cup.
France fine-tuned their preparations for the World Cup final against Croatia on Friday, desperate to overcome the bitter disappointment of losing the Euro 2016 final as FIFA declared Russia 2018 the best-ever tournament.
England manager Gareth Southgate admits the World Cup third-place play-off is a game that no team wants to play, but Saturday's match against Belgium offers the chance to finish the tournament on a winning note.
The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) has decried the continued refusal by medical institutions including federal tertiary institutions to receive and treat patients for fear COVID-19.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has ordered the immediate shutdown of the headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission in Port Harcourt following the sudden death of the Commission’s Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Chief Ibanga Etang.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alarms that with the volume of foreign loans being accumulated by President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress (APC), our nation and her people have been placed on the international auction market.
Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority , NCAA, Thursday, released new guidelines for international flights operations during the current Covid-19 pandemic for Nigerian based crew.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it is investigating alleged cases of corruption in the management of COVID-19 funds and palliatives.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said: "With the endorsement of the Higher Sports Council, the green light has been given for the professional soccer league to be played
Odion Ighalo is set to leave Manchester United this week unless there is a last-minute breakthrough in negotiations with his parent club Shanghai Shenhua.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Friday advised Africans to be careful the way they handle coronavirus pandemic, noting that the virus could give rise to dictators.
Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Barcelona, Liverpool and Manchester United are all said to have their eye on the attacking midfielder, who has scored eight goals and made five assists in 23 Bundesliga appearances this season.
Four suspected burglars were, on Sunday, arrested by men of the Amotekun Corps in Ila Odo, Odo Otin Local Government Area of Osun State.