Magic Musa inspires Nigeria, gives Messi hope
Ahmed Musa's majestic double saw Nigeria past Iceland and in the process, threw Lionel Messi and Argentina a World Cup lifeline in Group D.
LIVE: Musa sees Nigeria past Iceland
Ahmed Musa's double boosted Nigeria's chances of a last-16 place, and those of Argentina. Earlier, Brazil beat Costa Rica after more VAR drama. Follow live and #AskESPNFC
Neymar, Brazil learn World Cups are different
The Selecao finally found a way past Costa Rica but it wasn't easy and Brazil's display was a far cry from the pre-tournament form shown under Tite.
Neymar 6/10 in nervy Brazil win, Willian's nightmare
Neymar was never far from the action in Brazil's win over Costa Rica but while Philippe Coutinho starred, Willian endured a miserable day.
Brazil -- and VAR -- triumph at World Cup
Brazil will get the headlines for leaving it late, but the biggest triumph was having Neymar's penalty overturned by VAR review.
Mariner: Douglas Costa made Brazil brighter
Paul Mariner and Alexis Nunes share their thoughts on Douglas Costa's performance which helped Brazil get a late win against Costa Rica.
Southgate: Media put England at 'disadvantage'
Gareth Southgate accused the media of putting England at a "disadvantage" after his assistant was pictured holding the apparent team sheet.
Postcards from Russia: Misadventures in Cyrillic
'The sea is digging a new nipple' and other misadventures in trying to translate Cyrillic in Russia.
Six big winners from the NBA draft's first round
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How this draft sets up future trades and free agency
Trades and free agency are around the corner. Kevin Pelton looks at the ways an eventful draft night will lead to more moves.
LIVE Transfer Talk: Sarri to raid Napoli ahead of Chelsea move
Sarri is plotting a £76m raid on Napoli's roster if he moves to Stamford Bridge, and Juventus are eyeing Joao Cancelo. Transfer Talk is on it.
Lozano to decide future amid Barca links - father
Lozano scored 17 goals in 29 league matches for PSV this season, ending the campaign as their top scorer as they won the Eredivisie title.
Arsenal one of world's most important - Torreira
Sampdoria president Massimo Ferrero confirmed this week that the club have accepted a €30 million offer for the Uruguay international.
Mbappe announces himself on World Cup stage
France's teenage star scored the winner versus Peru in a display that showcased his outstanding talent. But he must deal better with criticism.
Hierro's not here to be Spain's caretaker
Fernando Hierro was the accidental manager after Spain fired Julen Lopetegui but it's clear that he's working hard to make this his team.
Scotland-Williamson attempts to make big switch by the book
A tackle seen around the world propelled Christian Scotland-Williamson from rugby towards the Pittsburgh Steelers, and a challenge that even a 6-foot-9 master's graduate is struggling with -- an NFL playbook.
How a 6-8, 346-pound rugby league star landed with the Eagles
Jordan Mailata went from knowing "peanuts" about football to an Eagles draft pick after an intense transformation at IMG Academy.
Q&A: Nate Ebner on how rugby and NFL compare
"It requires more than just athletic ability," says the man who has won a Super Bowl with the New England Patriots and represented the United States in rugby at the Olympics
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The 2018 World Cup won't have Italy or the U.S. but all the big hitters like Brazil, Germany and Argentina will battle. Get the info you need here.
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ESPN FC compiled the ultimate vote of the top 50 players competing in Russia this summer.
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ESPN FC commissioned illustrator Paul Lacolley to create team posters for some of the nations competing at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
After a hellish club season, Paul Pogba is determined to reclaim his joy in Russia. And if he happens to disprove his critics -- and his coach -- in the process? Even better.
They battle in the forest, soccer gang against soccer gang. They are the underground fighters the World Cup host doesn't want you to see.
Top-class football is changing before our eyes: The "storming" era of the game is leaving the likes of Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger behind.
"I never walk out of games early but in these circumstances, staying seemed like a form of self-harm." Nick Hornby on the last days of Wenger.
Our intrepid writer suffers -- and suffers some more -- through a player medical at Everton.
We can support the World Cup -- and the players -- without supporting the world's ugliest regimes such as the 2018 hosts, Russia.
A look at all the confirmed jerseys so far from the 32 teams at Russia 2018.
The world's top soccer players, ranked by position.
We select the best players under 21 who are primed to rule the football galaxy.
Andrea Pirlo, football's undisputed King of Cool, has officially retired. So who will take over the mantle? We pick four compelling candidates.
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The January transfer window is closed; here are all the completed deals.
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Updated tables from the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.
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