2017 Season

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2017 Schedule
Group E - Brazil and the battle for second (2:50)
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365dPA Sport

Switzerland to Russia after N. Ireland draw

Switzerland advanced to their fourth straight World Cup finals after a 0-0 draw against Northern Ireland that saw them go through 1-0 on aggregate.

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O'Neill: N Ireland have moved past penalty

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill maintains his players still believe they can reach Russia and will not dwell on the infamous penalty decision.

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370dTom Adams

Arsenal have not seen the best of Xhaka

He is the player of the year in Switzerland but, in Arsenal's midfield, Granit Xhaka has performed to a disappointing standard.

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Portugal beat Swiss to earn World Cup spot

Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal confirmed their spot at the 2018 World Cup by beating Switzerland 2-0 in their final UEFA qualifier on Tuesday.

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398dDale Johnson

World Cup playoffs in Europe guide

The seedings for the European World Cup qualifying playoff draw can be confirmed after the conclusion of the group stage.

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406dAssociated Press

Burki out of Swiss team with tooth infection

Switzerland goalkeeper Roman Burki has undergone dental surgery and withdrawn from the national team ahead of two decisive World Cup qualifying games.

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474dDale Johnson

Brazil to return to top of FIFA Ranking

Brazil briefly lost the No. 1 position earlier this month after Germany won the Confederations Cup. But the two nations will swap positions again.

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597dESPN staff

UEFA: Netherlands stumble, Ronaldo brace

Netherlands are in danger of failing to qualify for a second straight major tournament after losing 2-0 to Bulgaria in a World Cup qualifier.

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599dChris Wright

Shaqiri scores three epic volleys

He may not have featured for club side Stoke City since January, but Xherdan Shaqiri has demonstrated that he very much still has "it".

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Chappuis plans to celebrate like John Cena

Charyl Chappuis says he will celebrate like WWE wrestler John Cena should he help Thailand beat Saudi Arabia in Thursday's Bangkok WC qualifier.

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690dMattias Karen

Arsenal's Xhaka won't rein in aggression

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka insists he will never change his aggressive playing style and doesn't see his poor disciplinary record as a problem.

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1240dAssociated Press

WWC: Belanger sends Canada into quarterfinals

Josee Belanger's big left foot propelled Canada right into the Women's World Cup quarterfinal on home soil with her goal in the 52nd minute on Sunday.

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1253dAssociated Press

Japan 1-0 Switzerland: Miyama penalty

Aya Miyama scored a penalty kick in the 29th minute as defending Women's World Cup champion Japan opened with a 1-0 win over newcomers Switzerland.

RankingsUEFA Women's European Championship

Goal Difference0Tied-5th
Goals Scored3Tied-8th
Assists35th
Goals Conceded3Tied-2nd