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Behold the WAGS of the 2018 World Cup

Maybe you don't care about the 2018 World Cup. Maybe it's because the U.S. didn't qualify or because you'd have better luck finding Santa's workshop on a map than Tunisia. Maybe you just feel the same way about soccer as you do about tea: Sure it exists, but so does coffee. But(t), we're willing to …

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World Cup 2018: Schedule and results

<b>(CNN) —</b> With so many teams, fixtures, groups and timings you would be forgiven to lose track of your favorite team's schedule. Fortunately, this handy guide will tell you all you need to know for the pending matches and results. Remember to keep checking back for updates.<p><b>Schedule of matches</b> …

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World Cup Countdown: 11 Weeks to Go - What Made Johan Cruyff, Hero of 1974, the Greatest of All Time

Johan Cruyff left this world at the age of 68 in 2016 after losing his battle with lung cancer.<p>"Football has lost a man who did more to make the …

Soccer's Unspoken Problem | by Alecko Eskandarian

My teammate and I were standing outside RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. It was April 2003, our first home game of the season against the Chicago …

Manchester City’s plan for global domination

On 19 December 2009, Pep Guardiola stood and wept in the middle of Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi. The 38-year-old Barcelona manager clasped a hand across his face as his body gave way to huge, shoulder-heaving sobs. Zlatan Ibrahimović, the club’s towering Swedish striker, wrapped a …

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Ranking Possible World Cup Groups of Death, Groups of Life, Excitement & More

The group-stage draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup takes place on December 1. All 32 teams participating have been decided, with Peru the last to join the party, and it's time to turn our attentions to the permutations on offer.<p>Here we look at what <i>could</i> unfold in Russia and which teams could be …

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World Cup 2018 Power Rankings After Lineup Is Finalised

The 32 teams attending the 2018 FIFA World Cup have been finalised, with Peru the last confirmed participant courtesy of their 2-0 aggregate victory over New Zealand on Thursday.<p>Ahead of the anticipated group-stage draw, set to take place on December 1, there's now only one real question left: Who …

FIFA 18 Tips and Tricks: How to Defend Against Pace

"Pace" is something of an obscene word in the world of FIFA. Many of us have loaded up an online match of Ultimate Team and been greeted by a dreaded opposition of speedsters, complete with strikers out of position just to make sure the sweat doesn't stop pouring.<p>We've all scorned "the p-word" out …

Football Manager 2018 top 10 cheap wonderkids for under £1million: The best young players for anyone on a budget

Football Manager is back and the excitement is palpable.<p>So ahead of it's release we've compiled a list of the top ten young players in the game - the …

FIFA 18 Career Mode: Top Lower League Gems

Don’t know where to look for signings on FIFA 18’s Career Mode? Sometimes it can be incredibly tricky, with some clubs wanting you to keep a close …

EXPLAINED: Why you can buy and play with a kitman in FIFA 18

<b>There are 10 players on this year’s edition of FIFA with the joint lowest rating of 46 – 9 of who are all professional footballers however the tenth,</b> …

FIFA 18 Career Mode: Best cheap high potential right backs (RB)

Need some more depth at right back, or looking to grow a talented player into a superstar? You’ll be thrilled to know that bringing in a high …

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The 11 best new tricks in FIFA 18

ad feature<p><b>FIFA is back and with it come a host of new tricks and skills to master.</b><p>Nailing them could help you reach the heights of Division One in …

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Five Playboy footballers who would have fitted the bill for the late Hugh Hefner

Tributes around the world are being made to iconic Playboy founder Hugh Hefner after he passed away, aged 91.<p>Playboy magazine became the largest …

Soccer: World Cup tickets to cost from $105 to $1100 | Reuters

ZURICH (Reuters) - Tickets for next year’s World Cup in Russia will go on sale from Thursday with prices ranging from $105 for the cheapest seats at group stage matches to $1,100 for the most expensive seats at the final, FIFA said on Tuesday.<p>Cars drive past a logo in front of FIFA's headquarters …

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Threat Hunting for Dridex Attacks

I recently spoke on a threat hunting webinar with our partner Carbon Black in which we dove into Dridex attacks: how they work, why they’re so …

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#BotSpot: Twelve Ways to Spot a Bot

Some tricks to identify fake Twitter accounts<p>“Bots” — automated social media accounts which pose as real people — have a huge presence on platforms …

‘This deal will make me look terrible’: Full transcripts of Trump’s calls with Mexico and Australia

Back<p>Next highlight<p>The Washington Post has obtained transcripts of two conversations President Trump had with foreign leaders: one with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and another with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.<p>The transcripts were prepared by the White House but have not been …

Donnarumma And Stunning Fiancee Alessia Elefante Cosy Up To Each Other During Summer Break

Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma has been spotted enjoying his summer break with stunning fiancee Alessia Elefante in Portofino, the Italian …

Football's Secret Sports Science: The Power of Sleep

Sleep could be the next frontier of sports science, with Europe’s top-flight teams turning to experts to recharge their multimillion-pound assets and gain a competitive advantage on the field. As reported by Mark Bailey of the <i>Telegraph,</i> teams such as Manchester United, Chelsea and Real Madrid are …

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How fate contrived to unfairly banish Mauro Camoranesi to the shadows

Mauro Camoranesi largely remains something of an enigma. Shielded away from the appreciation he deserves, almost like a frustrated winger trying to …

The incredible adventures of Romario and Stoichkov in Barcelona

For once there were no excuses, even though there was an excuse. There was no ranting about the ref, no bemoaning bad luck, no recriminations over …

Ronaldo, nightclubs and my summer at the 1997 Copa América

It was a good time to be a young man looking to break into the big, bad world of football writing. I started a week’s work experience at the Sunday Telegraph sports desk on the day England lost on penalties to Germany at Euro 96. It turned into another week and so on. I had no journalistic …

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The Secret | by Dani Alves

I ’m going to start with a secret. Actually, you may learn a few secrets in this story, because I feel like I am misunderstood by many people. But …

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Surface Pro (2017) vs. Surface Pro 4: Tech specs and key differences

Microsoft has unveiled a new Surface Pro. Here's how it differs from the Surface Pro 4 tablet.<p>Microsoft has unveiled a new Surface Pro. But how does …

Sneak Peek

At BUILD 2017, we announced the preview of Azure Cloud Shell, which supports the Bash shell. As showcased (at 9:35 min) by Corey Sanders, we are …

Amazon Echo Dot, Tap, Look, Show: Which Alexa is right for you?

Amazon now has an entire army of Echo devices. Some listen to you. Some also watch you. Which should you choose? We help you decide.<p><i>Amazon Echo Show</i> …