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Fox Sports was the real loser in the US World Cup qualifying flop

Washington Post - 11 Oct 2017
The U.S. men's national soccer team lost to last-place Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday night on the last day of CONCACAF qualifying for the 2018 men's World Cup, failing to make the tournament for the first time since 1986. But the team isn't the ...
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World Cup ref banned by FIFA had 6-year match-fixing history

San Mateo Daily Journal - 16 Jan 2018
GENEVA — A FIFA investigation linked a referee accused of match-fixing a World Cup qualifier in 2016 to “numerous publicly documented scandals” in the previous six years. FIFA investigators said Joseph Lamptey of Ghana had “a history of being ...
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Graham Arnold set to be overlooked for vacant Socceroos job

The Advertiser - 16 Jan 2018
Though FFA has not discounted the possibility of a head coach being appointed to oversee this year's World Cup, next year's Asian Cup and the 2022 World Cup qualifying cycle beyond that, there is recognition that securing a local candidate now would ...
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Costa Rica ready to challenge for U-20 World Cup spot

Trinidad News - 16 Jan 2018
TT's Under-20 players Brittney Williams (front left) and Natisha John (front right) sprint in a warm-up exercise on Sunday at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva. Costa Rica and Nicaragua will complete the list of arriving teams into Trinidad and Tobago for ...
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Klimkova names roster for U-20 CONCACAF World Cup qualifying

Stars and Stripes FC - 10 Jan 2018
USWNT U-20 head coach Jitka Klimkova has named the 20-player roster for the CONCACAF U-20 championships/U-20 World Cup qualifying. Players on the roster who did not play in December's Nike International Friendlies are Tierna Davidson (Stanford), Kiara ...
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William Porterfield: No 'gimmees' for Ireland in WC qualifiers - 15 Jan 2018
Ireland have been placed in a group alongside the West Indies for the World Cup qualifiers which gets under way in Zimbabwe in March. The Netherlands, Papua New Guinea and the winners of next month's Division Two tournament in Namibia featuring the ...
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Windies battle won't faze Irish: Porterfield

Belfast Telegraph - 16 Jan 2018
Ireland have been drawn in the same World Cup qualifying group as favourites West Indies in the tournament which will decide who makes the finals in England and Wales next year. The Netherlands, Papua New Guinea and the winner of next month's World ...
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Applying FIFA World Cup qualification process to rugby – 2

The 1014 - 03 Jan 2018
In the first article on the FIFA World Cup qualification process, we looked at that process. We also loosely proposed a possible application in rugby. This article goes into a bit more detail about how it may work. If you haven't seen Part One of the ...
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Applying FIFA World Cup qualification process to rugby – 1

The 1014 - 02 Jan 2018
I see football as a genuine threat to the future of rugby in New Zealand and abroad. Now don't get me wrong, I'm no football fanatic, but let's be honest, it dominates most countries as the preferred sport. It dominates regarding player numbers and ...

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