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World Cup Soccer's Spanish Accent Mark: For Mexico and a Times Editor, It's a Win-Win

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Thanks to Paulina Chavira, an editor at The New York Times en Español, the Mexican national team's jerseys are finally correct.
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Kickoff: Tiny Panama stands in way of England advancing

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MOSCOW - For an England team that came to the World Cup with reduced expectations, things are setting up nicely.
The younger, friendlier squad - a minor dust-up with the media notwithstanding - began with a 2-1 win over Tunisia on a late header by Harry Kane, who also scored the team's first goal. England now faces Panama, which is playing in its first-ever World Cup and looked overmatched in a 3-0 opening loss to Belgium.
A match with mighty Belgium and gifted Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku looms to conclude group play. But England could take the pressure off by beating Panama, a...
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World Cup 2018: South Korea vs. Mexico odds, expert picks, and top insider predictions

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European soccer expert picks Saturday's 2018 World Cup game
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When does Mexico play? El Tri's World Cup schedule and results

When does Mexico play? El Tri's World Cup schedule and results

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Goal takes a look at when the next Mexico national team matches take place and what time you should tune in...
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Subhasish Bose - For us the Asian Cup is like the World Cup

Subhasish Bose - For us the Asian Cup is like the World Cup

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The former Mohun Bagan defender wishes to come back to Kolkata if the city giants join the Indian Super League...
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Iceland, Mexico, England vie for US World Cup support

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MOSCOW - American soccer fans: Iceland's prime minister wants your support.
The United States is absent from the World Cup for the first time since 1986, which means up to 325 million Americans are temporarily free agents.
Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir says her island nation about 900 miles off Norway's coast is the perfect pick for their passion. Iceland is the least-populous country ever at soccer's showcase with just 350,000.
“We can do with more supporters. We absolutely need them,” she said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press. “We've got a lot of support from...
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