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Poland learnt good but bitter lesson says Bednarek

Poland learnt good but bitter lesson says Bednarek

Poland, who have been eliminated from the World Cup, have learnt an important but bitter lesson during the tournament, defender Jan Bednarek said on Thursday. 29 Jun 2018
Japan v Poland: player ratings

Japan v Poland: player ratings

Japan are through to the knockout stages of the World Cup for the first time since 2010 at the expense of Senegal. 29 Jun 2018
Senegal v Colombia player ratings

Senegal v Colombia player ratings

Group H went down to the wire with both Colombia and Senegal needing to avoid defeat to guarantee their place in the round of 16. 29 Jun 2018
Bednarek named man of the match after victory over Japan

Bednarek named man of the match after victory over Japan

Poland defender Jan Bednarek was named the man of the match after the 22-year-old Southampton player scored the only goal of the game on Thursday in his side's 1-0 victory over Japan. 29 Jun 2018
Over 42,000 fans attend Japan v Poland

Over 42,000 fans attend Japan v Poland

A total of 42,189 fans attended the World Cup match between Japan and Poland in Volgograd, FIFA announced on its website on Thursday. 29 Jun 2018
Japan reach round of 16 despite 1-0 loss to Poland

Japan reach round of 16 despite 1-0 loss to Poland

Japan were beaten 1-0 by Poland in their final Group H game at the World Cup in Volgograd on Thursday but still advanced to the knockout stage, knocking out Senegal because they received fewer yellow cards throughout the tournament. 29 Jun 2018
Head of Polish FA hails 'fantastic' World Cup

Head of Polish FA hails 'fantastic' World Cup

Head of the Polish Football Association Zbigniew Boniek has hailed the 2018 World Cup as "fantastic." 28 Jun 2018
Nishino says team yet to show best form at 2018 World Cup

Nishino says team yet to show best form at 2018 World Cup

Japan head coach Akira Nishino said on Wednesday that his side had not yet shown what they are capable of at this summer's World Cup. 28 Jun 2018
Kawashima says team must keep Lewandowski at bay

Kawashima says team must keep Lewandowski at bay

Japan goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima said Wednesday that his side should keep Poland striker Robert Lewandowski at bay during the teams' upcoming World Cup encounter. 28 Jun 2018
Total of 39 flights to deliver fans for Poland v Japan

Total of 39 flights to deliver fans for Poland v Japan

A total of 39 flights will deliver football fans to the southern Russian city of Volgograd for the World Cup match between Poland and Japan, the press service of the city's airport has said. 27 Jun 2018
Szczesny won't accept excuses after Poland elimination

Szczesny won't accept excuses after Poland elimination

Poland and Juventus goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny is denying the Colombian fans had any impact in their 3-0 loss in Kazan on Monday morning. 25 Jun 2018
Poland 'failed to show their strength'

Poland 'failed to show their strength'

Polish football fans had expected their national team to reach the knockout stage of the FIFA World Cup in Russia but the squad "failed to show their strength," according to former Spartak Moscow and Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Kowalewski. 25 Jun 2018
Rybus on Poland loss: 'Something Went Wrong'

Rybus on Poland loss: 'Something Went Wrong'

Midfielder Maciej Rybus said that the team played well for 15 minutes against Colombia in Monday's (AEST) Group H match, but then something "went wrong" with their opponents punishing Poland with three unanswered goals. 25 Jun 2018
Poland lacked technical skill – Lewandowski

Poland lacked technical skill – Lewandowski

Striker Robert Lewandowski said that a lack of technical and tactical skill was Poland’s downfall in their 3-0 loss to Colombia in Kazan on Monday (AEST). 25 Jun 2018
Rodriguez: Falcao deserved first World Cup goal

Rodriguez: Falcao deserved first World Cup goal

Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez said the team's captain Radamel Falcao deserved to score on Monday morning (AEST). 25 Jun 2018
Poland were well-prepared physically – Coach

Poland were well-prepared physically – Coach

Poland head coach Adam Nawalka said that his side was well-prepared physically and was not affected by the hot weather in Monday's (AEST) 3-0 defeat to Colombia in Kazan. 25 Jun 2018