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World Cup Groups 2014: Fixtures, TV Schedule and Latest Odds

Bleacher Report - 12 Jun 2014
The World Cup transcends. It transcends work and school schedules, and really any other stupid commitment that might get in your way. It transcends whatever negative feelings some may have toward the sport. It transcends cultural differences, and for ...
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Rankings to have greater impact on World Cup groups

The Sydney Morning Herald - 16 Sep 2017
Zurich: FIFA has announced a new and simplified format for the 2018 World Cup draw with the teams to be grouped by their place in the world ranking rather than their continent. The global soccer body said that the 32 teams would be divided into four ...
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World Cup, Group D: Republic of Ireland 0-1 Serbia

BBC Sport - 05 Sep 2017
The Republic of Ireland's World Cup qualification hopes suffered a huge blow as 10-man Serbia took firm control of Group D by winning in Dublin. Former Manchester City defender Aleksander Kolarov scored on 55 minutes and the visitors held on despite ...
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Asian World Cup qualifying comes to the boil in decisive week

Channel NewsAsia - 28 Aug 2017
Qatar, the hosts of the subsequent World Cup in 2022, and ambitious China will be playing long odds to secure third place in Group A and the tricky playoff route to soccer's global showpiece that goes with it. The third placed teams in each group play ...
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Hackworth Names USA Roster for 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India

U.S. Soccer (press release) (registration) (blog) - 21 Sep 2017
The World Cup will be played in six cities across India: Kochi, Goa, Navi Mumbai, New Delhi, Guwahati, and Kolkata. A total of 24 countries participate in the tournament with the top two teams from each of the six groups, as well as the four best third ...
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Interesting facts about FIFA Under-17 World Cup

The Hindu - 23 Sep 2017
Following are some interesting facts about the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, to be held from October 6-28 across six cities. # From 1985 to 2005, the FIFA U-17 World Cup featured 16 teams divided into four groups of four teams. Since 2007, the tournament ...
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D'Tigers Begin Chase For 2019 FIBA World Cup Ticket

Nigeria's men basketball team, D'Tigers begin a quest for a place at the 2019 Fédération Internationale de Basketball (FIBA) World Cup in China. D'Tigers will face Uganda, Rwanda and Mali in Group B of the African qualifiers. According to FIBA, four ...
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Group preview of World Cup qualifiers in Europe

Cyprus Mail - 31 Aug 2017
Sweden, meanwhile, visit Bulgaria knowing that a win for the hosts could throw the group wide open. Both France and Sweden face relatively straightforward matches the following Sunday when the French host Luxemburg and Sweden visit Belarus, while the ...
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World Cup 2018: A look at where things stand in each confederation

Washington Post - 10 Sep 2017
Only one of Europe's nine groups has been settled as teams jockey for position to earn a direct invitation to the World Cup or secure a place in November's playoffs. Here's how things look in each confederation: NORTH AMERICA. The Americans sit fourth ...
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World Cup qualifying in Africa: How it stands

USA TODAY - 30 Aug 2017
The competition between Nigeria and Cameroon will draw the most attention when World Cup qualifying in Africa returns with two matches squeezed into six days. While Nigeria and Cameroon tussle over one qualifying place available in their group, there ...
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African World Cup Qualifiers: Midway-point review

ESPN FC (blog) - 03 Sep 2017
We're at the midway point in Africa's World Cup qualifying campaign, as the race to be among the continent's five representatives in Russia hots up. With only the winners advancing from each of the five four-team groups, the margin for error was always ...

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