Twitter reacts to France winning the World Cup

2018-07-15 21:24

France won their second World Cup 20 years after their maiden triumph on Sunday, seeing off a dogged and desperate Croatia side.

Croatia's Luka Modric wins best player of SWC award

2018-07-15 20:40

Croatia captain Luka Modric won the Golden Ball for the World Cup's best player despite losing out to France in a thrilling final.

Ronaldo arrives in Turin ahead of Juventus unveiling

2018-07-15 19:39

Cristiano Ronaldo has landed in Turin ahead of his official unveiling as Juventus' superstar summer signing on Monday.

Rampant France crush Croatia to win SWC

2018-07-15 18:55

France have been crowned World Cup champions for the second time in their history after beating Croatia in the final at the Luzhniki Stadium.

As World Cup ends, Russia's stadiums face uncertain future

2018-07-15 14:48

Russian President Vladimir Putin knows the legacy of his World Cup will be judged partly by the fate of the stadiums after the tournament.

It's the beautiful game, but injuries can make it a dangerous one

2018-07-15 13:15

Concussion management in soccer has come under scrutiny in recent years, more so during the World Cup, where a Moroccan player took part in a game just five days after suffering from a concussion.

From Russia, with love

2018-07-15 10:30

S'Busiso Mseleku feels the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russia was a pleasurable experience.

Croatia's Mandzukic has stamina to spare, says former coach

2018-07-15 07:35

Croatia's World Cup semi-final hero Mario Mandzukic built up his stamina as a child on the banks of the Sava river in his native region of Slavonia.

The England stars: A SWC review

2018-07-15 06:04

City Press looks at the performances of some of England's individual stars at the Soccer World Cup.

Goalless Giroud still a fixture in France's World Cup line-up

2018-07-14 21:55

Olivier Giroud has not scored a single goal for France at the World Cup but he is guaranteed a place in Sunday's final against Croatia.


England's Harry Kane wins SWC Golden Boot

2018-07-15 20:51

England's Harry Kane won the World Cup Golden Boot award as top scorer with six goals.

PICTURES: Will Smith, Ronaldinho all involved in SWC closing ceremony

2018-07-15 20:24

A star-studded Soccer World Cup closing ceremony featuring Will Smith, Philipp Lahm and legendary Brazil forward Ronaldinho.

As it happened: France 4-2 Croatia

2018-07-15 18:56

Follow all the action as it happened on the World Cup final between France and Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium.

Croatia counts down to 'historic' World Cup final

2018-07-15 14:58

Excitement reached fever-pitch levels in Croatia as the small nation counted down to its first-ever World Cup final against France.

Russia World Cup a massive success

2018-07-15 13:54

The World Cup final between France and Croatia brings the curtain down on a festival of football that has changed perceptions of the host country.

England’s false dawn at the SWC

2018-07-15 10:30

It is fair to say that England failed miserably in not at least advancing to the Soccer World Cup final, reckons David Minchella.

France holds breath as football brings nation together

2018-07-15 09:08

French fans dared to dream of a World Cup victory as they prepared to watch the game in a tournament has led to a rare sense of national unity.

France keeping feet on ground ahead of World Cup final

2018-07-15 07:35

France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris said the World Cup favourites are shutting out the mounting excitement as they focus on one final push.

Was the video assistant referee a help or a hindrance in Russia?

2018-07-15 06:04

It’s been an average tournament for the match officials in my opinion, says Errol Sweeney.

England have 'no illusions' after World Cup run - Southgate

2018-07-14 21:52

Manager Gareth Southgate said England have "no illusions" as to their standing in international football after the World Cup in Russia.

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