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Uri Levy (@Levyninho) run the popular football blog BabaGol (@babagol_), which covers football and politics focusing on the Middle East

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Tunisia exits World Cup after 2-1 win over Panama

29 June, 2018

Blog: The Tunisians beat Panama 2-1 on the final day of the group stage action, giving them their second World Cup match win since 1978.

Russia 2018: It was fun while it lasted

26 June, 2018

Blog: All the teams from the Middle East are on their way home - but what a few weeks it has been.

Belgium demolish Tunisia dashing Arab World Cup hopes

23 June, 2018

With three Arab teams in Russia already eliminated from the 2018 World Cup, the last Arab representative Tunisia tried to save some of the respect lost for Arab football.

#WorldCup: Wonder Wednesday turns woeful with losing streak

21 June, 2018

World Cup 2018: Despite strong performances from Saudi Arabia, Morocco, and Iran, the Middle Eastern teams couldn't catch a break in their second round of World Cup games.

Egypt's World Cup hopes collapse in loss to Russia

20 June, 2018

The most important day in Egyptian football history ended with a bitter 3-1 loss to the Russians in St. Petersburg.

Egypt look to change Arab teams' Russia 2018 fortunes

19 June, 2018

It's not been going well for Arab nations on the football field, but Egypt are hopeful as they prepare to take on Russia in the World Cup, writes Uri Levy.

World Cup: Iran tops group, Egypt suffers without Salah

15 June, 2018

The most Middle East World Cup ever has kicked off, with Iran currently topping Group B and Egypt suffering without Mo Salah, writes Uri Levy in Russia.

Russia humiliates Saudi Arabia 5-0 in World Cup opener

15 June, 2018

The Saudi performance was so bad that local press have already discussed whether to sack coach Juan Antonio Pizzi.

Footballer Mousa al-Taamari signs for APOEL Nicosia

31 May, 2018

'The Jordanian Salah' is one of the hottest prospects in Middle Eastern football.

Eight times Arab football teams wowed the World Cup

23 May, 2018

The World Cup moments no Middle Eastern football fan will ever forget.

Alireza Jahanbakhsh: Iran's other lethal weapon

14 May, 2018

Iran is poised to kick off the World Cup with its European club stars shining brightly, writes Uri Levy.

Salah's plane sailing: This week in Middle East football

01 May, 2018

Let's hope the row over using Salah's image on an Egyptian jet doesn't derail his season.

Uri Levy
Uri Levy

Uri Levy (@Levyninho) run the popular football blog BabaGol (@babagol_), which covers football and politics focusing on the Middle East

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