Sweden lost out in the play-off to Portugal on Tuesday night
Portugal hold a 1-0 advantage following the first leg
Cristiano Ronaldo struck the first blow in his personal duel with Zlatan Ibrahimovic when his late flying header gave Portugal a 1-0 win over Sweden in the first leg of their World Cup qualifying playoff on Friday.
Almaty, Krakow, Lviv and Oslo are the others hoping to stage the games
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Despite the overwhelming consensus among scientists, the media are letting politicians off the hook – and the deniers are taking advantage
Jonny beaten by Spain’s Javier Gomez in sprint finish
British triathlete saw off American Gwen Jorgensen and Germany's Anne Haug as well as team-mate Jodie Stimpson to claim world championship
Wilfried Zaha will also be included, while Andy Carroll is injured and there are doubts over Jermain Defoe's fitness
With Europe's top clubs having already spent big this summer, the England striker's options would be limited if a move to west London falls through
The England manager Roy Hodgson faces a shortage of fit strikers for his friendly against Scotland next week, with Wayne Rooney, Jermain Defoe and Andy Carroll officially injured and Daniel Sturridge only recently returned to first-team training with Liverpool.
Ferdinand and Giggs angered by his desire to leave as striker misses Sweden trip with shoulder injury
The 21-year-old wants to be a centre-back
The machine was designed to promote a Unicef campaign raising awareness over lack of access to clean water
Despite the Chelsea manager talking up the striker, the Manchester United boss reiterates Rooney is not for sale
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