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Int'l calendar already turning to 2026 World Cup qualification

Int'l calendar already turning to 2026 World Cup qualification

Less than nine full months since Argentina lifted the World Cup trophy in Qatar last year, the long qualification process to determine the 48 countries that will grace the fields across the United States, Canada and Mexico in 2026 gets underway. Three host nations are receiving automatic places in the final tournament. Consequently, 208 nations […]

Int'l calendar already turning to 2026 World Cup qualification

Less than nine full months since Argentina lifted the World Cup trophy in Qatar last year, the long qualification process to determine the 48 countries that will grace the fields across the United States, Canada and Mexico in 2026 gets underway. Three host nations are receiving automatic places in the final tournament. Consequently, 208 nations […]

Scotland

/ 737 days ago

Clarke slams critics after Scotland's World Cup woe

London (AFP) – Scotland manager Steve Clarke insists he will not listen to the critics who blasted his team after their painful World Cup play-off defeat against Ukraine. Clarke's side blew their chance to reach the World Cup for the first time since 1998 as Ukraine won 3-1 at Hampden Park in the play-off semi-final […]
ByAFP

Wales-Ukraine on TV: World Cup Playoff coverage details

The much-anticipated Wales-Ukraine World Cup playoff is on TV this Sunday, June 5. The game comes after Ukraine defeated Scotland in a playoff on Wednesday by a score of 3-1. Now, the winner of this game punches its ticket to the World Cup in Qatar in November. Wales-Ukraine on TV: How to watch Kickoff time: […]

Scotland

/ 742 days ago

Scotland defeat rounds off Robertson's 'toughest 10 days'

Glasgow (AFP) – Scotland captain Andy Robertson said missing out on the World Cup rounded off the toughest 10 days of his career after the Liverpool left-back also failed to get his hands on the Premier League and Champions League. Robertson was far from his best as Scotland were well beaten 3-1 by Ukraine at […]
ByAFP

Scotland

/ 743 days ago

Ukraine beat Scotland to keep World Cup dream alive

Glasgow (AFP) – Ukraine are one game away from qualifying for the World Cup after beating Scotland 3-1 in a play-off semi-final in Glasgow on Wednesday in their first competitive match since the country was invaded by Russia. Andriy Yarmolenko, Roman Yaremchuk and Artem Dovbyk scored the goals for Ukraine to set up a play-off […]
ByAFP

War-torn Ukraine dream of World Cup morale boost

Glasgow (AFP) – Ukraine's national team are dreaming of a place at the World Cup to bring some relief to a war-torn nation as they face Scotland in a playoff semi-final on Wednesday. Oleksandr Petrakov's side have not played a competitive match since Russia's invasion in February. Their trip to Scotland was postponed in March […]
ByAFP

Zinchenko dreams of giving World Cup joy to Ukraine

Glasgow (AFP) – Ukraine's Oleksandr Zinchenko broke down in tears on Tuesday as he expressed what a place at the World Cup would mean to his war-torn homeland. For the first time since Russia's invasion, Ukraine return to competitive action against Scotland in Wednesday's World Cup playoff semi-final at Hampden Park. The match was postponed […]
ByAFP

Scotland

/ 744 days ago

Ukraine vs Scotland on TV: UEFA World Cup Playoff details

Coverage of the upcoming game featuring Scotland-Ukraine on TV is on ESPN2 and a number of streaming services. A long-delayed game between Ukraine and Scotland puts the winner closer to qualifying for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Ukraine vs Scotland on TV: How to watch Kickoff time: 2:45 p.m. ET / 11:45 a.m. PT […]

Ukrainians 'hoping for victory' on football field in Glasgow

Kyiv (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukrainians on Tuesday hoped for victory on the football field, a day before their national team plays its first official match since Russia's invasion, facing Scotland in a World Cup qualifier.  The Ukraine-Scotland match will be held in Glasgow on Wednesday. It was rescheduled from March after Russian President Vladimir Putin […]
ByAFP

Scotland

/ 744 days ago

Scotland's sympathy with Ukraine to stop for 90 minutes – Clarke

Glasgow (AFP) – Scotland manager Steve Clarke reiterated his support to the Ukrainian national team, but he is desperate to deny them a place in the World Cup later this year in Qatar. Ukraine will play a competitive fixture for the first time since Russia's invasion of their homeland in a World Cup playoff semi-final […]
ByAFP

Zinchenko wants to make Ukraine 'proud' in World Cup play-off

London (AFP) – Oleksandr Zinchenko says he wants to give Ukrainians something to smile about as his team prepares for next week's World Cup play-off semi-final against Scotland. The match, taking place in Glasgow next Wednesday, was rescheduled from March after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Ukraine are certain to earn the support of fans around […]
ByAFP