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Why new signing Lucas Torreira will give Arsenal something they have lacked since Patrick Vieira

Why new signing Lucas Torreira will give Arsenal something they have lacked since Patrick Vieira

Adam Digby on the rise of the Uruguayan midfielder who went from unheralded in Serie B to scoring jaw-dropping goals in Serie A before his summer move to the Emirates. 11 Jul 2018
World Cup XI: the team of the tournament (so far)

World Cup XI: the team of the tournament (so far)

We're at the semi-final stage but with just four games to go, this might be the best-performing team of the tournament so far, starring an unbreakable Uruguayan pair and a devastating attacking trio. 10 Jul 2018
Quiz! Can you name the 55 highest-scoring Fantasy Football players for the 2018 World Cup?

Quiz! Can you name the 55 highest-scoring Fantasy Football players for the 2018 World Cup?

It's the top scorers for the Telegraph's Fantasy Football World Cup, as we reach the semi-final stage. Do you know the players who've done the business in Russia? 10 Jul 2018
Uruguay fans welcome their team home from Russia

Uruguay fans welcome their team home from Russia

Hundreds of Uruguayan fans welcomed their team back from the FIFA World Cup at Carrasco International Airport in Montevideo, local media reported on Monday. 9 Jul 2018
Ranked! The 10 breakout stars of the 2018 World Cup

Ranked! The 10 breakout stars of the 2018 World Cup

From Senegals teenage record-breaker to Russias Chelsea target via an unlikely South Korean, Jon OBrien profiles the players whove seriously enhanced their reputation this summer 7 Jul 2018
World Cup day 23: Things you might have missed

World Cup day 23: Things you might have missed

Belgium advanced to the last four at the expense of Brazil, while France got the better of Uruguay 7 Jul 2018
Suarez hopes Tabarez extends contract despite France loss

Suarez hopes Tabarez extends contract despite France loss

Uruguay forward Luis Suarez said on Friday after his team’s defeat to France that he hoped that head coach Oscar Tabarez's contract would be extended, and apologized to the fans for failing to qualify for the semi-finals of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. 7 Jul 2018
Griezmann respects Uruguay immensely

Griezmann respects Uruguay immensely

France forward Antoine Griezmann said he had a lot of respect for Uruguay and therefore did not celebrate his goal against the team on Friday. 7 Jul 2018
Vecino: Cavani's absence influenced Uruguay’s performance

Vecino: Cavani's absence influenced Uruguay’s performance

Uruguay midfielder Matias Vecino said on Friday that the absence of his side's injured forward Edinson Cavani influenced their performance in their World Cup quarter-final match against France. 7 Jul 2018
France were stronger in quarter-final says Suarez

France were stronger in quarter-final says Suarez

Uruguay forward Luis Suarez said on Friday after his team’s defeat to France, that their opponents were not only stronger, but showed they had greater experience. 7 Jul 2018
France played better than Uruguay says Deschamps

France played better than Uruguay says Deschamps

France head coach Didier Deschamps said on Friday that his players were better than their opponents Uruguay in their World Cup quarter-final match. 7 Jul 2018
Torreira: Uruguay leave World Cup with heads held high

Torreira: Uruguay leave World Cup with heads held high

Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira said on Friday that his side did well at the World Cup and had every right to leave the tournament with their “heads held high,” after they were defeated by France 2-0 in Nizhny Novgorod. 7 Jul 2018
Deschamps says Uruguay match was not perfect

Deschamps says Uruguay match was not perfect

France head coach Didier Deschamps said on Friday that his side’s 2-0 win against Uruguay in Nizhny Novgorod was not a “perfect game from a technical perspective.” 7 Jul 2018
Griezmann says France took game where they wanted to

Griezmann says France took game where they wanted to

France striker Antoine Griezmann, who was named the man of the match, said on Friday that his team managed to take the game where they wanted it to go in their World Cup quarter-final match against Uruguay. 7 Jul 2018
Godin says team lacked cohesion against France

Godin says team lacked cohesion against France

Uruguay defender and captain Diego Godin said on Friday that his side lacked cohesion as they suffered a 2-0 defeat at the hands of France and were eliminated from the 2018 World Cup in Russia. 7 Jul 2018
Godin says no one blames Muslera for mistake

Godin says no one blames Muslera for mistake

Uruguay defender and captain Diego Godin said on Friday that no member of his team blamed goalkeeper Fernando Muslera for committing a mistake in their defeat by France in their quarter-final encounter at the 2018 World Cup. 7 Jul 2018