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FIFA World Cup-bound Algeria beat Romania 2-1 in a warm-up match overshadowed by widespread crowd misbehaviour.

Algeria beats Romania in Geneva

Algeria will head to the FIFA World Cup with momentum after beating Romania 2-1 in its final pre-tournament match on Thursday (AEST).

Romania late show sinks Socceroos

Two goals in the last 10 minutes helped Romania to a 3-2 win over Australia in a friendly international in Malaga, Spain.

Socceroos to play Romania

Australia will play an international friendly against Romania in Marbella, Spain, on Thursday 7 February (AEDT).
Argentina had a bizarre refereeing decision to thank for avoiding defeat with a 0-0 stalemate in Romania.

Draw enough to send Greece through

Greece booked its place at its third FIFA World Cup finals as a 1-1 draw saw it beat Romania 4-2 on aggregate.

Romania banks on fine form at home

Romania will look to its fine recent home form as it enters Tuesday's FIFA World Cup qualifying play-off second leg with Greece 3-1 down.

Alves dropped as Dunga names Brazil squad

Brazil coach Dunga believes his players have the capacity to overcome the heavy...

Ribery parts ways with Les Bleus

France midfielder Franck Ribery has announced his retirement from international...

Argentina opts for Martino

Former Barcelona head coach Tata Martino has been announced as the new boss of...

Javier Aguirre appointed Japan coach

Four years after rejecting an initial approach, Javier Aguirre will replace...

Record-breaker Klose quits international game

The all-time leading World Cup goalscorer, Germany's Miroslav Klose, has...

2014 FIFA World Cup: Review Show

A look back on the highlights from the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. (Football...

2014 FIFA WC Final Replay - Match 64: Final...

Match 64 (Final): Germany V Argentina - Catch up on all the action from this...
Catch up on the best moments from the 3rd V 4th Playoff between the Netherlands...

2014 FIFA World Cup: Morning News Ep 25

FIFA World Cup Morning News gives a full run down of what happened overnight....

2014 FIFA World Cup in all its glory

A tribute to Brazil 2014 and those that brought it to you on SBS, across TV and...

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Greeks eye a big opportunity

In-form Greece is favourite to take a first-leg advantage when it hosts Romania in their FIFA World Cup playoff.

Popescu jailed for corruption

Romania legend Gheorghe Popescu has been jailed for more than three years after being foung guilty of tax evasion and money laundering.

Higuain 'fully focused' on Brazil

Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain is anxiously looking forward to the 2014 FIFA World Cup and believes Thursday morning's (AEDT) international against Romania...
The draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup European play-offs pitted Portugal against Sweden and France against Ukraine.

Greece taking nothing for granted

Greece will be favourite to secure a 2014 FIFA World Cup place as it heads to Romania for the second leg of its qualification play-off with a comfortable lead.

Slick Greece dispatches Romania

Greece will take a two-goal lead to Romania for the second leg of their FIFA World Cup qualifying play-off after Konstantinos Mitroglou's brace decided a 3-1...

Portugal coach wary of Ibrahimovic

One of football's superstars will miss out on the 2014 FIFA World Cup after Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal was drawn against Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden in the...

France at mercy of play-off draw

France's chances of reaching next year's FIFA World Cup will become clearer on Monday when the former winner learns its play-off opponent.

Russia, Bosnia heading to Brazil

Russia secured its place at next year's FIFA World Cup finals by the narrowest of margins after conceding a last-minute equaliser in a 1-1 draw in its qualifier...
Belgium, Germany and Switzerland have secured their places at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, with Russia almost certain to join them.

Italy, Netherlands reach finals

Italy and Netherlands became the first European teams to book their places at next year's FIFA World Cup finals.

Terim ready for tough Romania tie

Fatih Terim knows what is ahead of his Turkey side as qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup intensifies.
Robin van Persie struck an injury-time penalty as Netherlands drew 2-2 in Estonia in 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying, while Spain took a firm grip on Group I.

Dzsudzsak calm about crucial clash

Hungary winger Balazs Dzsudzsak will not be intimidated by the hostile crowd at Bucharest's Arena Nationala when his side meet neighbour Romania in a World Cup...

Oranje suffer Sneijder blow

Netherlands midfielder Wesley Sneijder has been ruled out of Wedesday's World Cup qualifier with Romania with a groin injury, the Dutch federation (KNVB) has...

Zullo set for Socceroos return

Michael Zullo – anointed by Holger Osieck as the long-term answer to his left back conundrum – is set for a recall for next week’s friendly against Romania.

Mutu obsessed by penalty miss

Romania striker Adrian Mutu says he will always be haunted by the penalty he missed against Italy in the European Championship.

Donadoni expects Dutch win

Italy coach Roberto Donadoni expects the Netherlands' squad players to prove their worth and beat Romania to give the Azzurri a chance to advancing to the...

Toulalan predicts improvement

France midfielder Jeremy Toulalan has tipped his team-mates to raise their performance levels against Holland after they drew a blank against Romania in their...

Goian fit for opener

Romania defender Dorin Goian was passed fit to play in the team's opening Euro 2008 match against France.

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