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  • Sep 21, 2014
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2014 World Cup qualifiers

Vicente Del Bosque hails Spain for toppling France in World cup qualifier

With three rounds of games remaining, Spain are now a point ahead of France again, just four days after conceding top spot when their 1-1 home draw with Finland was combined with France beating Georgia.

Thursday, 28 March, 2013, 4:16am

England's fate still in our hands, says Roy Hodgson

England were on course to go top in group H after Wayne Rooney gave them an early lead in Podgorica, but the visitors wilted in the second half and Montenegro stormed back to equalise with 14 minutes to play.

28 Mar 2013 - 4:16am

Son scorches Qatar with late South Korean winner

Substitute Son Heung-min prodded home a 96th minute winner to give South Korea a precious 2-1 win over Qatar in Seoul on Tuesday and put them in sight of another World Cup finals appearance.

27 Mar 2013 - 4:58am

Japan blow qualifying chance as Jordan claim shock win

Japan wasted a second half penalty as they blew the chance to become the first team to qualify for the next year World Cup finals when they were humbled 2-1 by Jordan in a pulsating clash in Amman on Tuesday.

27 Mar 2013 - 4:57am

England braced for Montenegro battle

Four days on from their 8-0 rout of San Marino, England face a potentially decisive World Cup qualifier today against a Montenegro side who will not be anywhere near as obliging.

26 Mar 2013 - 4:58am

Ireland back youth in World Cup qualifier

Giovanni Trapattoni hopes his youthful Republic of Ireland team can continue to beat the odds when Austria visit Dublin.

26 Mar 2013 - 3:15am

Memories make Messi scared of Bolivian heights

Argentina is four points clear at the top of the qualifying table and enjoy an 11-point gap to the first team outside the four automatic qualifying positions with just six games left. Yet the trip to Bolivia brings with it some bad memories for Messi and his teammates.

26 Mar 2013 - 3:15am

Spain face must-win World Cup qualifier against France

Vicente Del Bosque's side have not lost a competitive match since the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, but two consecutive home draws have seen them fall behind France in this qualifying campaign.

26 Mar 2013 - 10:55pm

Scotland blame loss to Wales on themselves

Gordon Strachan says Scotland have no-one else but themselves to blame after Wales came from behind to win their World Cup qualifier 2-1 at Hampden.

24 Mar 2013 - 5:20am

Del Bosque laments Spain's failure to turn possession into goals in Finland match

Spain manager Vicente del Bosque lamented his side's inability to turn possession into goals as they could only manage a 1-1 draw at home to Finland in Friday's World Cup qualifier.

24 Mar 2013 - 5:20am