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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.
Former Emir of Bakura in Zamfara, Alhaji Hassan Marafa has emerged as the Deputy Chairman of the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, has described his victory at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal as the triumph of truth over falsehood.
Google on Monday sent out invitations to an October 15 event starring “things Made by Google,” with a new Pixel smartphone expected in the line-up.
The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on abandoned Projects in Niger Delta has discovered that a total of 1,723 contractors had collected a total of N70.495 billion without mobilising to the site.
Gary Neville has branded Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a disgrace and urged his former club to no longer negotiate with the Italian.
Akwa Starlets have been crowned Champions of the 2018/19 Nigeria National League (NNL) season after dispatching Adamawa United 2-0 in the final game of the Super 4 Playoff at the Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium.
The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) has urged the military that purchasing military hardware from other nations puts Nigeria at a disadvantage.
Michael Owen admits he has been left bemused by the daily abuse he receives on social media from Liverpool fans over his decision to join their rivals Manchester United in 2009, after comparing his move to a supermarket worker switching from Tesco to Sainsbury's.
Professor Stephen Ocheni, the immediate past Minister of State, Labour and Productivity, has called on the people of Kogi East to vote massively for Governor Yahaya Bello, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the forthcoming governorship election, to enable him complete laudable programmes he has started.
Nigerians and Ghanaians in Europe on Wednesday urged the African Union (AU) to intervene in the escalating xenophobic attacks in South Africa.