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El Tri: A team of two halves

    El Tri: A team of two halves

    Mexico performed far better in the second halves of their group-phase matches at Russia 2017 than in the first. We look at the reasons why.

    Lions take away the positives

      Lions take away the positives

      After picking up a point in Russia, Cameroon and Hugo Broos leave the FIFA Confederations Cup with sights set on being back in 12 months time, a stronger unit for it.

      Chile make their point

        Chile make their point

        After Chile’s 1-1 draw with Australia on Sunday saw them advance to the semi-finals of the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017, we take a closer look at the match and at their chances of progressing past Portugal.

        Hudson: We can reach the World Cup

          Hudson: We can reach the World Cup Despite a winless Confederations Cup, New Zealand are looking ahead and are more confident than ever of overcoming the odds to return to Russia next summer.

          Ambitious Socceroos hailed by the best

            Ambitious Socceroos hailed by the best

            Australia may have missed a ticket to the Confederations Cup semi-final but they have grown enormously after three challenging matches in Russia, which augers well for their upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

            Werner stakes his claim as Klose's successor

              Werner stakes his claim as Klose's successor

              Timo Werner looked to have fired another blank in his fourth senior international outing for Germany, but eventually netted his first two goals for the side in the victory over Cameroon. He spoke about his performance afterwards, while Joachim Low praised the Leipzig striker's showing.

              Confederations Cup set for memorable Closing Ceremony

                Confederations Cup set for memorable Closing Ceremony It is not yet known which teams will walk out at the Saint Petersburg Stadium to fight it out for the Tournament of Champions winners’ trophy, but one thing is for sure: the fans can expect a memorable Closing Ceremony.

                Group stage deemed a success by FIFA and LOC

                  Group stage deemed a success by FIFA and LOC After ten days and 12 matches played, the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 came to its first rest day, when representatives from FIFA and the Local Organising Committee provided the media with a wrap-up of the group stage. 

                  Preview: Portugal v Chile

                    Preview: Portugal v Chile

                    The reigning European champions meet the reigning two-time Copa America champions at the Kazan Arena at 21:00 (local time) on Wednesday to fight it out for a place in the final of the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.

                    Donald Trump’s Aberdeenshire golf course set to host Scottish Open

                      • Trump International Golf Links is the early favourite to stage 2019 event
                      • European Tour braced for controversy if US president’s course is chosen

                      Donald Trump’s relationship with golf is poised to remain in sharp focus, with the US president’s course on the outskirts of Aberdeen in the frame to host the 2019 Scottish Open. The event’s sponsors, A

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