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Algeria national football team is nicknamed the ‘Desert Foxes’. They have made three appearances at the World Cup and they have won the African Cup of Nations in 1990 after finishing second in 1980 and third in 1984 and 1988.

Report: Marseille are interested in Leicester striker Islam Slimani

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French club Olympique Marseille are interested in Leicester City flop Islam Slimani according to sources from Algeria. The Ligue 1 club are looking to sign...

2017 Africa Cup of Nations: All you need to know

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The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off this Saturday. It is the 31st edition of Africa’s showpiece event, one that has taken place...

World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Updated Standings, Results and Talking Points

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2016’s last international break provided the setting for the most recent stop in the long road to qualification for the 2018 World Cup. 63 matches...

Arsenal transfer edges closer, Spanish star could demand exit

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According to a local Basque paper, El Correo, Arsenal left back Nacho Monreal could be heading to Athletic Bilbao soon. Arsenal have been linked with...

Arsenal lining up bid for €15m Chelsea target

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Arsenal have already agreed a deal (though not officially confirmed, but going by the media reports it is as good as done) for Chelsea...

Arsenal star: I don’t fart higher than my a*se

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Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has been recalled to the France National team after a long period of time. The 28-year-old has missed a chunk...

The Best Performing Middle East Nations in FIFA World Cup Finals

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While Egypt was the first Middle Eastern country to qualify for the World Cup Finals, which they did in 1934, the second ever tournament,...

Analysis: Key Tactical takeaways the smaller teams taught us at the World Cup

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Once the dust has settled on Germany's World Cup triumph, and we have a chance to look back at one of the best spectacles...

Germany 2-1 Algeria: Germans taken to extra-time but win was inevitable

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Algeria forced Germany into playing extra time in their last 16 clash in Porto Alegre, but were ultimately unable to knock out one of the World Cup...

Germany v Algeria Preview: Goal-machine Muller to massacre World Cup minnows?

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We're in for a real David v Goliath match-up in the World Cup last 16, with the mighty Germany to take on North Africans...

Luis Suarez, Overpaid Managers and German ‘strikers’: Talking points from the World Cup Group...

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As the knockout stages draw near in what has been a fascinating World Cup so far, sixteen teams look to give their all for...

Algeria 1-1 Russia: North Africans through to the last 16 after smash-and-grab

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A second half goal from Islam Slimani secured a crucial draw for minnows Algeria, with the point ensuring they progress to the last 16 for...

Algeria v Russia Preview: Can ex-England boss guide Russia to Round of 16?

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Group H draws to a close tomorrow with the North Africans, Algeria, playing Russia in Curitiba. Algeria are currently sitting on 3; from a...

South Korea 2-4 Algeria: Record-breaking Africans edge towards last 16

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Algeria smashed Group H rivals South Korea on Sunday, becoming the first African side to score four goals in a World Cup match, and...

South Korea v Algeria Preview: Dangerman Son Heung-min to see off North Africans?

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South Korea and Algeria will lock horns on Sunday in Group H, with both sides realistically needing a win to keep their respective World...

Belgium 2-1 Algeria: Super-subs Fellaini and Mertens inspire comeback Belgian victory

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Belgium came from behind in their opening World Cup game against a stubborn Algeria in Belo Horizonte, kicking their Group H operation off with a win....

Belgium v Algeria Preview: Wilmots’ young superstars to light up Brazil?

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Dark horses Belgium get their 2014 World Cup campaign underway against minnows Algeria on Tuesday, with many looking forward to seeing how Marc Wilmots'...

World Cup 2014 Home Kits

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Welcome to the Soccerlens guide to the World Cup 2014 home kits. Here you will find all 32 competing teams' primary strip, with major manufactures such...

World Cup 2014 Away Kits

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Welcome to the Soccerlens guide to the World Cup 2014 Away Kits. Here you will find all 32 competing teams' secondary strip, with major manufactures such as...

Algeria World Cup 2014: Preview, Squad and Stats

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To qualify for their fourth World Cup, Algeria were thankful for captain Madjid Bougherra's telling influence in the 1-0 second leg play-off win over Burkina Faso. The 31-year-old, who...

Budweiser Captures the Unique Emotion of the World Cup Draw

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After months of eager anticipation, the World Cup draw was finally broadcast around the world, slowly filling football fans everywhere with contrasting feelings of...

World Cup Draw: England vs Suarez and Balotelli, Australia’s group of death and much...

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The World Cup draw was completed today, with the groups decided for next summer’s spectacle in Brazil. There are a number of standout groups, with...
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Capturing the nature of the African Cup of Nations

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The African Cup of Nations has kicked off and the title is being contested among 16 nations. Puma tries to capture the nature of the event with videos and interviews.

The Arab Football Spring

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The performances of the North African national football sides in 2011 have reflected the political actions of the Arab Spring. The failure of Egypt, the...

World Cup 2010 – The Post Mortem

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Mike Martin hands out the gongs as we review the first ever African World Cup.

Transfer Rumors: Manchester United to make £35m bid for Ajax star Suarez?

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England Is Fergie Playing Coy On Sneijder? According to the Daily Mail, Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson says that there hasn't been a bid for...

World Cup News: The Secret Behind England’s Revival? A Good Old Fashioned Pint!

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A very good day to you all, and welcome to the daily World Cup column here on Soccerlens. It seems England may have a certain...

The Day The U.S. Got Through

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Where were you when Landon Donovan rolled in the goal of his life? Screaming into a pillow? Chest bumping your buddies? Sobbing like an infant?...

USA 1-0 Algeria – Video Highlights

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USA 1-0 Algeria 2010 FIFA World Cup 23 June 2010 The USA would score in stoppage time to win Group C and move into the knockout stage. It...