2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
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28dTom Marshall

Osorio adds steel but is still being criticised

In counteracting Iceland's direct football, Osorio decided to play a 3-3-1-3 formation and it worked. So why is he being criticised for a 3-0 win?

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30dTom Marshall

Mexico meets Iceland at scene of darkest hour

El Tri returns Friday to the site of that 7-0 loss to Chile, but rather than looking back, the team is fully focused on its World Cup preparations.

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37dPA Sport

Allardyce annoyed by Sigurdsson statement

On Wednesday, the club suggested in a statement that the Iceland international midfielder's knee injury would sideline him for six to eight weeks.

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40dPA Sport

Sigurdsson could miss several weeks - club

Gylfi Sigurdsson will see a specialist and undergo additional exams after he injured his right knee in Everton's 2-0 win against Brighton on Saturday.

135dESPN Staff

Indonesia to host Iceland in Jan friendlies

Ahead of November's AFF Suzuki Cup, 2016 runners up Indonesia will host 2018 World Cup finalists Iceland for two friendly matches in January.

141dAdriana Garcia

Maradona not optimistic on Argentina odds

Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli reassured fans his national team will be "very competitive" at the 2018 World Cup despite criticism from Diego Maradona

141dNick Miller

Lionel Messi will need some help

Argentina, Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria make up World Cup Group D. Here's what to look for -- and you can vote for your winner.

Group D - Argentina in most competitive group? (3:44)
190dPA Sport

Burnley's Gudmundsson wants England in WC

Iceland's Johann Berg Gudmundsson is gunning for England again at next summer's World Cup and would be confident of scoring another famous victory.

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191dChris Wright

Iceland midfielder plays ... naked chess

Iceland shocked the world by becoming the smallest nation to make a World Cup. Midfielder Emil Hallfredsson's hobby might be even more shocking.

193dPA Sport

The World Cup's smallest ever nations

After Iceland became the smallest nation ever to qualify for a World Cup finals, here are the five other smallest countries to grace the world stage.

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194dNick Ames

Ames: Iceland continue to astonish

Iceland were the darlings of Euro 2016, but their qualification for Russia 2018 shows that they are here to stay on the international football stage.

Lessons to be learned from Iceland's World Cup berth (1:15)
WATCH: Iceland celebrate first World Cup with Viking clap (0:59)
Iceland 2-0 Kosovo: History made (1:38)
194dESPN staff

UEFA: Iceland, Serbia qualify; Wales out

Iceland and Serbia secured their places in the 2018 World Cup with victories on Monday, while Republic of Ireland reached the playoffs.

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317dRory Dollard, Press Association Sport

England No. 2 Holland questions leadership

Gareth Southgate's right-hand man Steve Holland admits he was shocked at the lack of leadership during England's Euro 2016 defeat by Iceland.

RankingsInternational Friendly

Goal Difference4Tied-9th
Goals Scored111st
Goals Conceded7Tied-118th