Trending: Argentina's World Cup place in doubt after draw with Peru
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SOUTH AMERICA QUALIFYING: Argentina are in danger of missing their first World Cup since 1970 after a 0-0 home draw against Peru. Uruguay missed clinching a spot after a 0-0 stalemate in Venezuela, while there were dramatic wins for Chile and Paraguay. FULL REVIEW
- Brazil and Bolivia played an entertaining 0-0 draw in a game that did nothing to change either side's World Cup fate, but Tite said he was upset with the result and Neymar said that his team had to play in "inhuman" conditions.
- TIM VICKERY: Argentina still have a shot after shocking Peru draw
EUROPEAN QUALIFYING: Germany will defend their World Cup title in Russia after securing their qualification on Thursday with a 3-1 win over Northern Ireland, while Harry Kane scored deep into stoppage time to help England also claim their place. FULL REVIEW
- Sebastian Rudy set his sights on winning the World Cup with Germany.
BAYERN MUNICH: The club have confirmed the appointment of former head coach Jupp Heynckes until the end of the season.
ENGLAND: England goalkeeper Joe Hart was adamant that he doesn't care about his critics after a stellar performance against Slovenia.
ITALY: Gian Piero Ventura has allayed fears of his side failing to reach the playoffs for the World Cup by announcing that they already have their ticket for next month's all-or-nothing encounter.
SPAIN: Sergio Ramos has appealed to fans in Alicante to put politics to one side and support the national team in Friday's World Cup qualifier against Albania at the Jose Rico Perez stadium.
MAN UNITED: Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to step up his recovery from injury by returning to Carrington full-time at the end of the month, sources have told ESPN FC.
- Xavi Hernandez has told Sport that ex-teammate Lionel Messi gets "pissed off" when he is not involved in a game.
- No Barca supporters will attend their upcoming La Liga visit to Atletico Madrid due to the home side's allocation of tickets for away fans, amid the continuing political turmoil in Spain related to a push toward Catalan independence.
REAL MADRID: Cristiano Ronaldo has said that at a certain point in his career he decided to focus less on showing off his skills and more on scoring goals.
- Gareth Bale has returned to the club to begin his recovery after being ruled out of Wales' World Cup qualifiers with injury this week.
ARSENAL: Chief executive Ivan Gazidis was paid a bonus of nearly £1 million this year despite the club missing out on Champions League football.
UNITED STATES: Bruce Arena said that Friday's World Cup qualifier against Panama is one where every player on the field needs to step up and have a big performance.
- Christian Pulisic has vowed not to change his style ahead of Friday's World Cup qualifier, even in the face of persistent fouling by opponents.
MLS: LA Galaxy midfielder Jonathan dos Santos has a $2 million salary with the Major League Soccer club, where he joined brother Giovani this summer.
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