World Cup

Kane takes home Golden Boot

Despite netting only twice from open play, England captain Harry Kane finished as the top scorer at the 2018 World Cup.

World Cup

Pitch invaders interrupt final

France v Croatia was temporarily halted as four people invaded the pitch at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

La Liga

'COPE': Real Madrid will not bring James back to the Bernabeu

Real Madrid have no intention of bringing James Rodriguez back to the club, meaning Bayern Munich retain the option of making his loan permanent for a fee of €40m at any point during the next year.

World Cup

France triumph in Moscow

France and Croatia played out one of the classic World Cup finals as Didier Deschamps’ side finally put their critics to the sword, winning 4-2 to take home their second ever World Cup trophy.

World Cup

Will Smith and Ronaldinho start the party in Moscow

Ex-Brazilian footballer and American actor & singer Will Smith, alongside his partner Nicky Jam and Era Istrefi, got the World Cup final party started in Russia.

World Cup

20 years on: France's World Cup déjà vu

Back on July 12 1998, a star-studded France side claimed their first World Cup triumph. Almost 20 years to the day later, a similarly brilliant 'Les Bleus' squad repeated the trick.

World Cup

Mandzukic seized on Lloris' mistake to get one back

Hugo Lloris has always been a goalkeeper who takes risks and he saw one of those risks ruthlessly punished by Mario Mandzukic during Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia in Moscow.

World Cup

Mbappe made it four for France

Mbappe became the first teenager to score in a World Cup final since Pele, and made it France 4-1 Croatia in Moscow.

World Cup

Pogba followed up his own shot to put France two goals to the good

Paul Pogba endured a dismal season a club level, but his time with France at the World Cup has been a far cry from that, with the Manchester United star generally impressing. Never one to shy away from a big occasion, Pogba duly got himself on the scoresheet in Sunday's final against Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

World Cup

Putin, Macron and Kolinda Grabar-Kitarov share box at Luzhniki Stadium

Russian President Vladimir Putin is sharing the box of honour at the Luzhniki with Croatian leader Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, and French President Emanuel Macron.

Serie A

Ronaldo touches down in Turin

Whilst the world's eyes were on the World Cup final on Sunday night, Cristiano Ronaldo snuck into Turin under the radar ahead of being presented as a Juventus player on Monday.

World Cup

Mandzukic makes World Cup history

From the heights of semi-final winner, Mario Mandzukic fell back to earth early in the World Cup final.

'Spain need to be united'

Former Spain international Fernando Torres says that the most important thing for 'La Roja' under new boss Luis Enrique is to be united.

World Cup

Griezmann kept his cool to convert VAR penalty after Perisic's handball

Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia provided plenty of drama in the first half alone, with a VAR penalty compounding things 10 minutes before the break.

World Cup

Croatia: The most sanctioned team at World Cup 2018

In total, before any disputes at the final, FIFA will have made almost €900,000 in sanctions from all competing countries, both on and off the field.

World Cup

Perisic powered Croatia level as they came from behind once again

Going into Sunday's World Cup final, Croatia had gone behind in every single knockout stage of the competition before coming back to win and they continued their habit of coming back from the dead as Ivan Perisic drew them level against France.


Stabbed Liverpool fan Sean Cox regains consciousness

As reported on his employers' website, Sean Cox has regained consciousness after three months in a coma. Cox was stabbed by Roma fans outside Anfield ahead of Liverpool's Champions League clash.

World Cup

Mandzukic's own goal threatened Croatia's World Cup dream

The hero in Croatia's semi-final victory over England, Mario Mandzukic turned villain on Sunday as his own goal handed France the lead in the World Cup final.

World Cup

Batshuayi revealed why Alderweireld missed Belgium's World Cup celebrations

Michy Batshuayi was in no mood to protect team-mate Toby Alderweireld's secrets as he took to Twitter to reveal that the Tottenham defender's absence from Belgium's World Cup celebrations was down to his crippling hangover.

Highland Football League Scotland

Aberdeen pre-season match abandoned due to serious injury

Aberdeen's pre-season friendly with Cove Rangers was abandoned after Cove midfielder Jordon Brown suffered a serious head injury.

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