Germany to follow France in regeneration

France won the 2018 World Cup by regenerating their squad and previous holders Germany must now do the same, the countries’ respective coaches said on Sunday. Didier Deschamps and Joachim Loew were speaking at FIFA’s World Cup conference in London attended by representatives of almost 200 member associations. Deschamps, who in July became one of

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Lions roar into last 8

England bounced back from losing a late equaliser to beat Colombia 4-3 on penalties and secure a World Cup quarter final meeting against Sweden. Eric Dier stuck away the winning spot kick in the shootout after a fine save from Jordan Pickford to send Gareth Southgate’s side into the final eight of the tournament. But

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Russia beat Spain after extra time

Hosts Russia reached the quarterfinals of the World Cup on Sunday when they beat Spain 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw. Koke’s third penalty for Spain was saved by Igor Akinfeev who then saved Iago Aspas’s final shot. Russia will face either Croatia or Denmark, who were meeting later on Sunday, in Sochi on

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