Eto'o: Russia held the best World Cup ever (0:33)
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1dGabriele Marcotti

World Cup ref dishes on VAR, refereeing gaffes

How well did VAR really work at the World Cup? Pierluigi Collina, chairman of FIFA's referees committee in Russia, gives us the inside story.

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3dDermot Corrigan

Kalinic explains Croatia World Cup medal snub

Kalinic was sent home by national coach Zlatko Dalic after refusing to come on as a substitute during the team's opening game against Nigeria.

Glenn Price Liverpool correspondent 

There are competitive Liverpool debuts for Naby Keita and Alisson, but Fabinho is only fit enough to start on the bench. With Liverpool struggling for injuries at centre-half, Joe Gomez gets his chance alongside Virgil van Dijk. For the first time in a very long time, Liverpool's bench looks strong with Jurgen Klopp able to call upon Xherdan Shaqiri, Adam Lallana and Daniel Sturridge.

Glenn Price Liverpool correspondent 

It's raining at Anfield, but Liverpool supporters will be hoping their title ambitions aren't dampened by West Ham United this afternoon. I've never known such excitement on Merseyside for the start of a season than this one.

Glenn Price Liverpool correspondent 

Liverpool did the majority of their work earlier in the window, meaning they should be pretty quiet on deadline day. The potential outgoing of Danny Ings is what could be the biggest Liverpool storyline today. Jurgen Klopp is understanding of Ings' desire for regular first-team action this season and is prepared to sanction a permanent move.

Actor Dominic Monaghan talks World Cup, Mourinho and more (4:36)
How Pogba can replicate his World Cup form in a Man United shirt (1:28)
Veron: Argentina need to stop relying on Messi (2:11)
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15dReuters

England studying World Cup 2030 bid - FA chief

England's Football Association (FA) is carrying out a study into the feasibility of hosting the 2030 World Cup finals, FA chairman Greg Clarke said.

WC Standings

Group AGPWDLGDP
Uruguay3300+59
Russia3201+46
Saudi Arabia3102-53
Egypt3003-40
Group BGPWDLGDP
Spain3120+15
Portugal3120+15
Iran311104
Morocco3012-21
Group CGPWDLGDP
France3210+27
Denmark3120+15
Peru310203
Australia3012-31
Group DGPWDLGDP
Croatia3300+69
Argentina3111-24
Nigeria3102-13
Iceland3012-31
Group EGPWDLGDP
Brazil3210+47
Switzerland3120+15
Serbia3102-23
Costa Rica3012-31
Group FGPWDLGDP
Sweden3201+36
Mexico3201-16
South Korea310203
Germany3102-23
Group GGPWDLGDP
Belgium3300+79
England3201+56
Tunisia3102-33
Panama3003-90
Group HGPWDLGDP
Colombia3201+36
Japan311104
Senegal311104
Poland3102-33