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It’s World Cup Eve! First kick is just 19 hours away! Here are the answers to your most important last-minute questions!

  1. “Is there a fantasy football game I can play?” Yes!
  2. “Is there an #AWCHQ league?” Yes! Use league code FG8QVZAW.
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Wow. Lopetegui sacked by Spain on eve of World Cup

“To win is very important, to have the best coach is very important, but above everything is acting in the right way.” #AWCHQ ⚽️

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Brutal but kind of funny critique of Fox’s US coverage of #WorldCup2018

it’s poetic in a sad way that the network has seen fit to use a boxing analogy to advertise its coverage of a sport in which players can’t use their hands. #AWCHQ ⚽️

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Interesting list from SBI of their top 10 matches to watch in the group stage. We’ll follow along and see how these picks turn out! #AWCHQ ⚽️

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It’s pre-tournament warmup time here at Armadillo World (Cup) HQ, too. Here’s the first stab at a game report, for today’s Belgium vs. Costa Rica game. #AWCHQ #BELvCRC #WorldCup2018 ⚽️

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There are plenty of nice websites and PDFs that show you the #WorldCup2018 schedule. But if you want to import it into Google Calendar or the Calendar app on your computer or phone, here’s the ICS file I used. #AWCHQ ⚽️

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Picked up my pre-tournament reading materials! Couldn’t find them on the rack at Barnes & Noble at first, so I just followed the customer in the brand-new Belgium jersey, who was headed to the same section. #AWCHQ #AustinLovesSoccer ⚽️
FourFourTwo World Cup Guides

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Armadillo World (Cup) Headquarters

Announcing Austin’s – maybe America’s – maybe even the world’s! – premiere World Cup fan site

(Psst, this is just the post that explains it. The actual recommendation page is at: http://violetcrown.soccer/armadillo!)

Hi, I’m Chris, and I’ll be your host for following the 2018 FIFA World Cup™!

All right, not your only host, I mean come on. You’ll watch games and see clips and read other sites and follow Twitter and get on Facebook and snap some Snapchats… (That’s Read the rest “Armadillo World (Cup) Headquarters”

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Not that there’s a shortage of soccer news in Austin this week, but don’t forget: the World Cup starts in TWO WEEKS! I’m excited, and going to give this idea a try. Announcing: Armadillo World (Cup) Headquarters #AWCHQ #WorldCup2018 ⚽️

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Abby Wambach’s commencement speech at Barnard (video, or text) is just fantastic. “Oh. Does that mean you know Alex Morgan?” ⚽️