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6hMichael Church

S Korea thrash Japan to win East Asian title

South Korea handed fellow 2018 World Cup finalists Japan a brutal 4-1 thrashing in Tokyo on Saturday night to win the 2017 East Asian Championships.

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2dAdriana Garcia

Messi hopes football pays him World Cup

Lionel Messi hopes football "ends up paying" the debt the sport owes him at the 2018 World Cup after losing three straight finals with Argentina.

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Arnold denies Socceroos rumours

Graham Arnold has shut down a report he's been offered the Socceroos job and reiterated he's heard nothing from Football Federation Australia.

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More fans would back gay players - poll

Four in five British football fans would have no problem if an international player from one of the home nations came out as gay or bisexual.

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3dStephan Uersfeld

Germany stars will get €350k for WC win

Defeat in the final would see each player earn €200,000, while a third-place finish would be rewarded with €150,000.

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4dAAP

Wilkinson's hope for World Cup spot

It's been a while since Alex Wilkinson pulled on the green and gold -- two years have passed since his last Socceroos outing.

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4dAdriana Garcia

FIFA gives Colombia's Cardona 5-game ban

FIFA has banned Colombia midfielder Edwin Cardona for five matches for making a discriminatory gesture with his eyes towards a South Korean opponent.

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4dMichael Church

Shoji wonder goal fires Japan over China

Japan made it two wins out of two in the East Asian Championships after Gen Shoji's outrageous strike helped them to a 2-1 win over China on Tuesday.

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6dJohn Duerden

Ideguchi ready to leave Japan to join Leeds

Japan's Yosuke Ideguchi scored the winner vs. North Korea in the East Asian Championships, and then told reporters he was ready to join Leeds United.

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7dJeff Carlisle

Gulati confident in new 2026 bidding rules

Sunil Gulati says he's confident rules put in place by FIFA for 2026 World Cup bidding will be effective in making the process fairer and transparent.

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9dAdriana Garcia

Colombia hope Cardona avoids punishment

Colombia FA president Ramon Jesurun is optimistic Edwin Cardona will avoid punishment from FIFA after making an eye gesture that sparked controversy.

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Nigeria request Pyatigorsk as World Cup base

Nigeria have picked the city of Pyatigorsk as their first-choice base camp for next year's World Cup in Russia, subject to approval from FIFA.

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10dESPN Staff

Indonesia to host Iceland in Jan friendlies

Ahead of November's AFF Suzuki Cup, 2016 runners up Indonesia will host 2018 World Cup finalists Iceland for two friendly matches in January.

WC Standings

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