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#WaistcoatWednesday: England fans suit up ahead of FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal

#WaistcoatWednesday: England fans suit up ahead of FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal

Around a dozen England fans travelling to Moscow on Tuesday for the match wore dark blue waistcoats over their T-shirts as they passed through Heathrow airport, witnesses said.

Jul 11, 2018, 13:22 PM IST
Russia's defeat in FIFA World Cup 2018 dampens host's enthusiasm

Russia's defeat in FIFA World Cup 2018 dampens host's enthusiasm

After far exceeding expectations in the early stage of the competition, Russia was knocked out by Croatia on Saturday in the quarterfinals, leading many in the host nation to stop following the

Jul 11, 2018, 12:51 PM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018 schedule of match on July 11: Croatia vs England semifinal

FIFA World Cup 2018 schedule of match on July 11: Croatia vs England semifinal

England, eyeing a place in the FIFA World Cup final for the first time since the 1966 triumph at home, take on the dangerous Croatia in the second semifinal of the championship on Wednesday night.

Jul 11, 2018, 12:38 PM IST
Rescued Thai football team will not attend FIFA World Cup 2018 final

Rescued Thai football team will not attend FIFA World Cup 2018 final

Twelve Thai boys and their coach who were rescued from a flooded cave will not attend the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday for medical reasons, world soccer`s governing body FIFA said on Tuesday.

Jul 11, 2018, 11:48 AM IST
England midfielder Jordan Henderson cautions against making FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal against Croatia bigger

England midfielder Jordan Henderson cautions against making FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal against Croatia bigger

England, the 1966 World Cup champion, face Croatia on Wednesday after reaching the semifinals for the first time since the 1990 World Cup.

Jul 11, 2018, 11:44 AM IST
Croatia to 'enjoy' FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal against charged-up England

Croatia to 'enjoy' FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal against charged-up England

Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic said on the eve of the game that Croatia has no reason to feel nervous as they contemplate only the second World Cup semifinal in their comparatively short history.

Jul 11, 2018, 11:33 AM IST
EPL defeat against Harry Kane irrelevant for FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia's Dejan Lovren

EPL defeat against Harry Kane irrelevant for FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia's Dejan Lovren

“I don’t know what to say. It’s completely irrelevant to talk about one or other defeat against Tottenham,” said Lovren when he was asked about the game.

Jul 11, 2018, 11:21 AM IST
Croatia, England fans rush to Moscow for FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal

Croatia, England fans rush to Moscow for FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal

Croatia may be a small country, but when they take on England in the World Cup semi-finals on Wednesday, their team’s supporters promise to be loud.

Jul 11, 2018, 11:18 AM IST
Croatia vs England FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal preview

Croatia vs England FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal preview

While Croats are in the semifinals on the back of two knockout victories over Denmark and Russia via penalty shootouts, England got past Colombia and Sweden in the last two elimination matches.

Jul 11, 2018, 11:01 AM IST
Set-piece decides France vs Belgium FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal, proves football is a simple game

Set-piece decides France vs Belgium FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal, proves football is a simple game

For all the intricate planning, cagey tactics and chess-like choreography, the simplicity of football was again emphasised as France secured a place in the FIFA World Cup 2018 final from a basic set

Jul 11, 2018, 10:14 AM IST
France’s FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal win leads to stampede in Nice, 27 injured

France’s FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal win leads to stampede in Nice, 27 injured

“There was a crowd surge after firecrackers were detonated,” Jean-Gabriel Delacroix from the city prefecture said, saying that 27 people were injured. “Most of the injuries are glass cuts and

Jul 11, 2018, 10:08 AM IST
Jubilant France hopes for FIFA World Cup glory after two-decade wait

Jubilant France hopes for FIFA World Cup glory after two-decade wait

Delirious supporters draped in the Tricolor flag spilled on to Parisian boulevards as the blare of car horns reverberated through the French capital. In a fan zone outside City Hall on the banks of

Jul 11, 2018, 10:06 AM IST
Belgium's FIFA World Cup 2018 dream over, fans rue what might have been

Belgium's FIFA World Cup 2018 dream over, fans rue what might have been

Prime Minister Charles Michel tweeted: “Bravo, Red Devils, for your performances and for having thrilled us all the way to the semifinals.”

Jul 11, 2018, 09:59 AM IST
France's Euro 2016 final loss driving Didier Deschamps in FIFA World Cup 2018

France's Euro 2016 final loss driving Didier Deschamps in FIFA World Cup 2018

Didier Deschamps is on the verge of joining an elite club of coaches who have also won the FIFA World Cup as players.

Jul 11, 2018, 09:45 AM IST
Didier Deschamps credits French character for FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal win over Belgium

Didier Deschamps credits French character for FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal win over Belgium

Samuel Umtiti’s 51st-minute header at St Petersburg Stadium sent the French into the final, where they will be seeking their second win since 1998 - when Deschamps captained them on home soil.

Jul 11, 2018, 09:28 AM IST
France end Belgium's FIFA World Cup 2018 campaign to book a place in final

France end Belgium's FIFA World Cup 2018 campaign to book a place in final

In an enthralling tactical match, it was once again a set-piece that proved decisive with Umtiti’s near-post header from an Antoine Griezmann corner settling matters.

Jul 11, 2018, 01:46 AM IST
Croatia were underrated for years, now is their time to shine: Dalic

Croatia were underrated for years, now is their time to shine: Dalic

Dalic has managed to get the best out of his players so far as they cruised through the group stage with three wins out of three games, including a win over Argentina. 

Jul 11, 2018, 00:52 AM IST
For 20 years, football wasn't coming home for England boss Southgate

For 20 years, football wasn't coming home for England boss Southgate

"Three Lions" became an instant hit and was belted out in pubs, night clubs, on the streets and in football stadiums throughout the tournament as an England team featuring center back Southgate

Jul 11, 2018, 00:35 AM IST
FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal: France vs Belgium - As it happened

FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal: France vs Belgium - As it happened

Belgium showed a lot of heart and played an aggressive brand of football in the first semi-final of the FIFA World Cup 2018. In the end, it was a 51st minute goal that propelled the French into the

Jul 10, 2018, 23:12 PM IST
Arsenal sign Uruguay midfielder Torreira from Sampdoria

Arsenal sign Uruguay midfielder Torreira from Sampdoria

Arsenal did not provide financial details of the deal but it was reported last month that the fee agreed would be around 30 million euros. ($35.13 million)

Jul 10, 2018, 22:16 PM IST

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