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  1. Gary Neville hails 'wonderful' Manchester United star during Benfica clashRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Metro

    Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville hailed Antonio Valencia during his former side's win against Benfica, describing him as a 'wonderful' right-back. The Ecuador captain has developed into a full-back in the last two seasons and, despite initially struggling, he's now one of the finest right-backs in the league.


  2. Tim Vickery's Notes from South America: After a dramatic World...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 16 | World Soccer

    Players of Peru celebrate after a match between Peru and Colombia as part of FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifiers at National Stadium on October 10, 2017 in Lima, Peru. After last Tuesday's dramatic conclusion of South America's World Cup qualification campaign, the continent's teams now split into three different groups.


  3. Man United star Antonio Valencia wins goal of the monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Daily Mail

    Manchester United defender Antonio Valencia wins September's Premier League goal of the month award for stunning strike against Everton Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Anthony Martial were also on the scoresheet, while Romelu Lukaku returned to haunt his former club - but it was Valencia's strike which stole the show in the 4-0 drubbing at Old Trafford. Nemanja Matic swept the ball across the face of Everton's 18-yard line as it bounce on the edge of the box en route to the United defender.


  4. Ranking the Top 20 Players Who Won't Be at the World CupRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 12 | BleacherReport

    The 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign has not yet reached its conclusion, but we are close to finding out the identities of all 32 nations that will contest for sport's biggest prize in Russia next summer. Twenty-three teams have sealed their passage, and the final nine spots will be decided in November.


  5. Gareth BaleRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 11 | Sporting Life

    As World Cup qualification nears its conclusion, we pick a team of those who definitely won't be in Russia next summer. Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi may have made it in the end, but there are still plenty of global stars who won't be gracing that stadium with an external stand and the other great grounds of Russia 2018 next summer.


  6. Kante, Coutinho, Alexis & the international stars at risk of missing Premier League returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | Metro

    After yet another boring international break, the Premier League returns this weekend with a host of mouth-watering match-ups - though the World Cup qualifiers have taken their toll with several stars picking up injuries and others racing to get back to the UK. Barely 72 hours after finishing playing their World Cup qualifiers in Brazil and Ecuador, for example, key players from both Liverpool and Manchester United will need to be rushed back to England to make Saturday's early kick-off.


  7. Ecuador 1 Argentina 3: Magical Messi hat-trick seals World Cup qualificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 |

    A three-goal haul from captain Lionel Messi led Argentina to the World Cup following Tuesday's win in Ecuador. Lionel Messi proved to be Argentina's saviour as his stunning hat-trick secured a 3-1 victory over Ecuador and World Cup qualification for Russia 2018.


  8. Messi drags Argentina to World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Sky Sports

    Lionel Messi's heroic hat-trick dragged Argentina back from the brink to secure their automatic World Cup qualification with a 3-1 win in Ecuador. Argentina, who have been at every World Cup finals since 1970 and twice won the tournament, knew anything other than victory would have meant elimination.


  9. Lionel Messi and Argentina face huge World Cup battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Daily Mail

    A World Cup without Lionel Messi seems inconceivable but Argentina face huge battle against Ecuador, high altitude and a boggy pitch if they are to join party in Russia In the early hours of Wednesday morning, Argentina will hold its breath in a last-ditch attempt to qualify for the World Cup, knowing failure would deprive Lionel Messi his place on the big stage in Russia . It seems inconceivable that one of the great powers of world football will not be among the 32 nations competing in the World Cup next summer.


  10. Ecuador vs Argentina: TV channel, stream, kick-off time, odds & match previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | Sporting News

    Lionel Messi and the Albiceleste must win to be sure that a path to next summer's World Cup will remain open to them beyond Tuesday night Argentina have their World Cup hopes hanging by a thread going into Tuesday night's final set of CONMEBOL qualifiers. Jorge Sampaoli's men take on Ecuador knowing that a win will be enough to at least secure a place in the inter-confederation play-off.


  11. Chile 2-1 Ecuador: Alexis Sanchez nets late winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | Daily Mail

    Alexis Sanchez ensured Chile remained in the driving seat when it comes to South American qualifying for the 2018 World Cup by netting a late winner.


  12. Man Utd handed major boost as key Liverpool duo face real race for Anfield clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 5 | Metro

    Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino face a real race against time to be ready for Liverpool's clash with Manchester United as they return from South America in the international break. The duo will only return to Melwood on Thursday, with the crunch Premier League fixture at Anfield taking place at 12.30pm on Saturday.


  13. Tim Vickery's Notes from South America: Ecuador sack Quinteros via TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | World Soccer

    After the team lost to Brazil and Peru in the recent World Cup qualifiers, Quinteros had come under strong pressure to resign. He would not budge, and so the local FA announced via Twitter that in the light of his "indifference" when "appeals were made to his sensitivity," Quinteros was no longer in charge of the national team.


  14. Brazil 2-0 Ecuador: Paulinho and Philippe Coutinho scoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Daily Mail

    MARTIN SAMUEL: Lunatic clubs make such a meal out of deadline day... does anyone have a clue what is going on at Arsenal? Madness of the A 1.4bn window: United's early business a stroke of genius as dominoes fail to fall for final day deals Ramsey denies Arsenal 'shambles' jibe: Star insists he was merely referencing Oxlade-Chamberlain's nickname in farewell post after A 35m move to Anfield Chelsea complete late signing of Drinkwater from Leicester for A 30m as he says he 'can't wait to get started' Lemar shows Arsenal what they're missing: Winger scores stunner as France demolish Holland just hours after his move fell apart Suarez goes unpunished for horror tackle on Otamendi before limping off injured as Argentina's World Cup hopes are dented More misery for Sanchez as Chile are beaten 3-0 at home by Paraguay in World Cup qualifier with Vidal netting spectacular own goal Brazil 2-0 ... (more)


  15. Brazil cruise past EcuadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 |

    Barcelona target Philippe Coutinho came off the bench and scored as Brazil defeated Ecuador 2-0 to seal their position as winners of the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying section. Coutinho was named on the bench for Thursday's qualifier in Porto Alegre having not played for Liverpool this season due to a back problem and illness amid ongoing speculation linking him with Barca.


  16. Oles at the Marcana, altitude and the rise of Jesus - Five great Brazil-Ecuador clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 |

    While once minnows, Thursday's opponents are now anything but the walkovers they were when the sides first met back in 1949 On Thursday, Brazil return to World Cup qualifying action with a clash against Ecuador at the Gremio Arena in Porto Alegre. Historically, Ecuador have posed the five-time world champions few problems in a fixture that has produced no shortage of goals.


  17. Colombian former refugees kick off to a great start in NelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | Nelson Mail

    Breiner Caicedo, 9, Cristian Benitez, 18 and Daniel Montenegro, 14 are former refugees from Colombia, who have a love of football and are playing with FC Nelson. Breiner Caicedo, 9, Cristian Benitez, 18 and Daniel Montenegro, 14, arrived in Nelson in April along with their parents and young sister.


  18. Ecuador coach Quinteros calls on lesser lights to shine in World Cup qualifiersRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2017 | Xinhuanet

    Ecuador coach Gustavo Quinteros on Monday urged his team's lesser known players to assume greater responsibility as the South American outfit attempts to secure a berth in next year's FIFA World Cup. Quinteros was forced to leave out a raft of high-profile names for his side's World Cup qualifiers against Brazil and Peru due to injuries.


  19. Man United defender Antonio Valencia apologises for tackleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Manchester United defender Antonio Valencia apologises for poor challenge which earned him red: 'The boy wound me up, I hope it doesn't happen again' Antonio Valencia has apologised for the tackle that saw him sent off during Manchester United's win over MLS club Real Salt Lake in Utah. The Ecuador defender was shown a red card for a challenge on Real's Sebastian Saucedo after American referee Allen Chapman told United boss Jose Mourinho to take off Valencia or have him sent off.


  20. Denis Irwin backs Luke Shaw to become Manchester United's first choice left-backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | The Belfast Telegraph

    Luke Shaw can nail down the role as Manchester United's first-choice left-back if he wants it enough, according to Denis Irwin, one of the club's great full-backs. Luke Shaw can nail down the role as Manchester United's first-choice left-back if he wants it enough, according to Denis Irwin, one of the club's great full-backs.