Tag Archives: world cup 2018

Here are the 32 teams that qualified for the 2018 World Cup

Qualifying for the 2018 World Cup concluded on Wednesday night, with Peru clinching the final place in Russia. With their entry, the pots for the World Cup draw were set, and fans can start thinking about the possible matchups they’re going to see this summer…………..Read More

Rausch: Playing at Russia 2018 is my biggest goal in life

Konstantin Rausch’s life story seems straight out of a Hollywood film script: born in the tiny Siberian town of Kozhevnikovo, he moved to Germany with his family aged five and made his name in the Bundesliga. After many years of waiting, he has finally received the call-up to the Russian national team. All that remains now is to write the happy ending………..Read More

World Cup 2018: Scotland must beat Slovenia to revive hopes, admits Gordon Strachan

Scotland must beat Slovenia if they are to resurrect their chances of reaching the World Cup finals, Gordon Strachan has acknowledged.

The Scotland head coach’s side sit second bottom of Group F ahead of the game at Hampden Park on 26 March.

“We must win that game,” he said. “There is no getting away from that.”

But Strachan did not wish to consider what a defeat would mean for his own future and said: “Whatever happens after that, we will look at that.”……………Read More