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Teams qualified for 2018 World Cup: Australia beats Honduras in intercontinental playoff

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The teams that have made it on to Russia to play in this summer's World Cup
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After getting Australia to Russia, coach's future uncertain

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SYDNEY, Australia - Ange Postecoglou ensured Australia qualified for the World Cup, yet the coach is not quite sure if he'll make the trip to Russia with the players next year.
Speculation has been mounting over Postecoglou's future as head coach since media reports emerged during the Asian playoff series against Syria that he may not remain in the job, even if Australia qualified.
Despite ushering his team past Syria and the intercontinental playoff against Honduras, clinched with a 3-1 win in Sydney on Wednesday, the 52-year-old Postecoglou wouldn't give any guarantees about his...
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Australia Beats Honduras to Make World Cup

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Mile Jedinak led Australia into next year's World Cup with a deflected free kick and two penalties in a 3-1 victory.
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Australia qualifies for the World Cup, leaving one slot unclaimed

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Socceroos defeat Honduras, 3-1. Plus, U.S. weighing event with World Cup non-qualifiers next summer, MLS key dates, Crystal Dunn and NCAA tournament times.
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'Hardest thing I have ever done' - Postecoglou's relief after World Cup qualification

'Hardest thing I have ever done' - Postecoglou's relief after World Cup qualification

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A Mile Jedinak hat-trick secured Australia's place in next year's finals in Russia to fulfil a long-term target for their coach
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Jedinak stars as Australia qualifies for 2018 World Cup

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SYDNEY - Mile Jedinak didn't miss when it counted, propelling Australia into next year's World Cup with three goals in Wednesday's 3-1 intercontinental playoff victory over Honduras. The Australia captain was in doubt for the series with a groin injury that had forced him to miss end of the Asian qualifying campaign, when his team narrowly missed out on direct entry to the tournament in Russia.
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Australia beat Honduras, qualify for 2018 World Cup

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Socceroos make fourth-straight World Cup as captain Jedinak bags a hat trick in Sydney.
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Wilmots out as Ivory Coast coach after World Cup failure

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ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Ivory Coast's football federation says coach Marc Wilmots is leaving after the team's failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.
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Peru vs. New Zealand live stream info, TV channel: How to watch World Cup qualifying playoff on TV, stream online

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The tie is 0-0 after the first leg
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McKennie makes his mark as USA closes 2017 with draw at Portugal

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In the U.S. men's national team's first friendly since failing to qualify for the World Cup, Weston McKennie scored on his debut as the U.S. tied a Cristiano Ronaldo-less Portugal 1-1 in Leiria, Portugal, on Tuesday.
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'Extremely special' - Milligan delighted at Australia's World Cup qualification

'Extremely special' - Milligan delighted at Australia's World Cup qualification

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The experienced midfielder is in line to play at his fourth finals after the Socceroos saw off Honduras in a play-off
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Italy's ‘lost generation' will lack any World Cup experience

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ROME - Call them Italy's “lost generation.”
The Azzurri's failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup means that a good portion of the squad's players will not have appeared in football's premier tournament by the time they approach their 30s.
Winger Alessandro Florenzi will be 31 by the time the next World Cup rolls around. Center forward Andrea Belotti will be 28, as will playmaker Federico Bernardeschi and striker Domenico Berardi.
Daniele Rugani and Alessio Romagnoli - the next installment of Italy's vaunted centre backs - will also be approaching their late 20s.
The 2022 tournament in...
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Australia qualifies for World Cup with 3-1 win over Honduras

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SYDNEY - Mile Jedinak led Australia into next year's World Cup with a deflected free kick and two penalties in Wednesday's 3-1 intercontinental playoff victory over Honduras. Jedinak, who missed the latter stages of Australia's Asian qualifying campaign because of injury, opened the scoring when his free kick curled to the left of the wall and went in off defender Henry Figueroa in the 54th minute, bringing the 77,060 crowd at Sydney's Olympic stadium to life.
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Hat-trick hero Jedinak leads by example to send Australia to the World Cup

Hat-trick hero Jedinak leads by example to send Australia to the World Cup

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The Socceroos overcame Honduras and were indebted to their skipper for stepping up to the mark to clinch a fourth straight finals appearance
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Honduras needs reset after defensive Pinto's failure

Honduras needs reset after defensive Pinto's failure

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Los Catrachos missed the World Cup after its usual tactics fell short against Australia in the intercontinental play-off
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Australia qualifies for the 2018 World Cup after beating Honduras in a playoff

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SYDNEY - Australia qualifies for the 2018 World Cup after beating Honduras in a playoff.
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Australia qualifies for World Cup with 3-1 win over Honduras

Australia qualifies for World Cup with 3-1 win over Honduras

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SYDNEY - Mile Jedinak led Australia into next year's World Cup with three goals in Wednesday's 3-1 intercontinental playoff victory over Honduras.
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