Fernando Hierro named Spain's new national team coach for World Cup

Fernando Hierro named Spain's new national team coach for World Cup

Sporting Director of Spain's Football Federation (RFEF) Fernando Hierro has been named the national team's new coach for the duration of the World Cup in Russia, the Federation said in a tweet on Wednesday. (Jun 14, 2018 06:55:47)

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On June 14, just a few moments before Russia and Saudi Arabia kick off the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, three international stars will thrill the fans in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium. 

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  Jun 12, 2018 22:30:40
Argentina’s Nestor Pitana has been assigned as the referee for the Opening Match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ between Russia and Saudi Arabia on Thursday (June 14) at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. He will be assisted by compatriots Juan Pablo Bellati and Hernan Maidana, with Sandro Ricci from Brazil designated as the fourth official. 

FIFA World Cup trophy completes its journey across Russia and the globe

  Jun 12, 2018 20:26:16
NDO/FIFA – FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola finished in Moscow after a tour across Russia and the globe just a few days before the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia kicks off at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium. 

2018 World Cup: 23-men squads for Russia confirmed

  Jun 12, 2018 18:03:04
NDO – The final squads for the FIFA World Cup 2018 were confirmed on June 4. Let’s take a look at the 23-men rosters for all the 32 participating teams:  

V.League Round 13 Preview: Hanoi FC to wrap up first leg unbeaten?

  Jun 12, 2018 12:32:16
NDO – The clash between Hanoi FC and Quang Ninh Coal promises to be the most intriguing of the seven V.League matches on June 12-13. A home victory against Quang Ninh will lead manager Chu Dinh Nghiem’s side to be crowned the undefeated winners of the first leg of the 2018 V.League. 

Vietnamese kids to compete in int’l football event in Russia

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NDO/VNA – Nguyen Trong Tuan and Pham Nguyen Quoc Trung, 12, are representing Vietnam at the sixth Gazprom Football for Friendship International Programme in Moscow, Russia, on June 11. 

Belgium thump Costa Rica, Senegal beat ROK in mystery game

  Jun 12, 2018 06:50:32
Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Belgium beat fellow World Cup qualifiers Costa Rica 4-1 at home in a friendly on Monday while Senegal reportedly beat the Republic of Korea (ROK) 2-0 in a mystery game played at an Austrian third division ground. 

Nadal admits he thought he would have retired by now

  Jun 12, 2018 06:42:36
As Rafael Nadal celebrated lifting the French Open trophy for the 11th time, the Spaniard admitted that even he is surprised to be winning Grand Slam titles at the age of 32. 

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NDO – Vietnam Television (VTV) announced on June 10 that it has signed contracts with Viettel, FPT and VNPT for the transmission of intact signals of the matches and companion programmes related to the World Cup 2018 that will be broadcast on VTV channels. 

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Neymar goal caps impressive Brazil win over feisty Austria

  Jun 11, 2018 06:48:24
Brazil scored three superbly-taken goals to beat feisty Austria 3-0 in sweltering conditions on Sunday and put the finishing touches to their impressive World Cup preparation.