Wednesday, 07 December 2022

Football

World Cup aftermath: Bierhoff's departure triggers new era in German football
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World Cup aftermath: Bierhoff's departure triggers new era in German football

BERLIN : The timing of the resignation of one of Germany's highest-ranked football officials might have come as a surprise to many football fans.However, it was no shock that 54-year-old Oliver Bierhoff took the responsibility for the second group exit at a World Cup within four years and a disappointing Euro 2020.

FIFA World Cup: La Liga has second-most players in Qatar 2022 after the group stage
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FIFA World Cup: La Liga has second-most players in Qatar 2022 after the group stage

MUMBAI : After the end of the group stage of the FIFA World Cup, and with half of the teams already eliminated from the event, Spain's La Liga remains the league that brings the second-most international players to the event in Qatar.

Never underestimate us: Croatia coach Dalic
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Never underestimate us: Croatia coach Dalic

DOHA : Zlatko Dalic praised his side's resilience as Croatia held their nerve yet again to qualify for the quarterfinals of the World Cup.Keeper Dominik Livakovic was the hero with saves to deny the Japanese chip of Daizen Maeda in a penalty shootout after 120 minutes of football between Croatia and Japan ended 1-1.

Neymar pays tribute to ailing Pele
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Neymar pays tribute to ailing Pele

DOHA : Brazil forward Neymar sent his best wishes to football legend Pele on Monday after the South American team advanced to the World Cup quarterfinals with a 4-1 win over South Korea.

Brazil cruise past S.Korea 4-1; set up Last 8 clash with Croatia
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Brazil cruise past S.Korea 4-1; set up Last 8 clash with Croatia

DOHA : A fabulous show of football by Brazil sent South Korea packing in their FIFA World Cup 2022 Round of 16 match at the 974 Stadium in Doha on Monday.
The Koreans were completely outplayed by the Brazilian side in the first half as the South Americans scored 4 goals in a span of 29 minutes. The Asian side could salvage its reputation in the second half, but just, with the help of a 76th minute goal. The match ended 4-1 with Brazil set to take on Croatia in a quarter final clash.

Football Australia to make call on Socceroos coach Arnold within months
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Football Australia to make call on Socceroos coach Arnold within months

CANBERRA (Australia) : The head of Football Australia (FA) has said a decision will be made on Socceroos coach Graham Arnold's future early in 2023.Arnold's contract officially expired when the Socceroos were beaten 2-1 by Argentina in the Round of 16 at the FIFA World Cup.

Arnold urges Socceroos to avoid celebrations, social media
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Arnold urges Socceroos to avoid celebrations, social media

DOHA : Australia manager Graham Arnold urged his players to avoid celebrations and social media after the Socceroos reached the World Cup knockout stage on Wednesday.

Poland qualify for knockouts on goal difference despite Mexico's win over Saudi Arabia
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Poland qualify for knockouts on goal difference despite Mexico's win over Saudi Arabia

DOHA (Qatar) : Mexico's 2-1 win over Saudi Arabia wasn't enough for El Tri to qualify for the FIFA World Cup knockout stage with Poland snatching the second qualifying spot in the Group C behind Argentina.

Leckie match winner takes Australia into knockouts, eliminates Denmark and Tunisia
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Leckie match winner takes Australia into knockouts, eliminates Denmark and Tunisia

DOHA (Qatar) : A second half goal from Mathew Leckie helped Australia pull off a shocking 1-0 win over Denmark and its entry to the knockout stage of the FIFA World Cup for the first time in 16 years.

Argentina to take on Australia in last 16 clash after fluent 2-0 win over Poland
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Argentina to take on Australia in last 16 clash after fluent 2-0 win over Poland

DOHA (Qatar) : Lionel Messi missed a controversial first-half penalty for Argentina against Poland but his side recovered in time to register a 2-0 win, their second successive one and move into the knockout stage of the FIFA World Cup as Group C winners.

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