Alderweireld aims to earn his Spurs against in-form Kane

Toby Alderweireld plans to provide inside information to help Belgium keep England captain Harry Kane quiet at the World Cup, even if it is “difficult to stop” his Tottenham team-mate. Defender Alderweireld has helped the Red Devils reach the knockout rounds in Russia, with comfortable wins over Panama and Tunisia seeing it qualify from Group […]

Saudi Arabia vs Egypt: 2018 FIFA World Cup live scores

Match 34 of the FIFA World Cup sees Saudi Arabia and Egypt search for their first victory of the tournament at Volgograd Arena. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 12am (AEST). While both Saudi Arabia and Egypt have been knocked out of this year’s World Cup, they will still want to end […]

Hockey Champions Trophy 2018: India better Argentina 2-1-English

After defeating Pakistan in their first game of 2018 Hockey Champions Trophy, India got better against Olympics champion Argentina as well. India requited their semifinal loss at the 2017 Hockey World League Final in December with a 2-1 win in the second game of Champions Trophy. Both the goals from India, Harmanpreet Singh (17′) and […]

Nordics can ignore criticism of defensive football style, says Mild

The Nordic nations of Sweden, Iceland and Denmark have nothing to be ashamed of for playing no-frills football at the World Cup, former Sweden international Hakan Mild has told Reuters. The hard-running midfielder was part of a skilful Sweden side that came third at the 1994 tournament, and he dismissed criticism from Lionel Messi and […]

All the World Cup qualification scenarios at a glance

With all countries in the World Cup having played two matches, a fascinating last round is in store for at least six of the eight groups, with only two pools knowing the two countries who will be progressing to the round of 16. Here’s a look at what could happen as we head into final […]