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Friday, December 14, 2018  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Italy Gains Cup Berth

Italy qualified for the World Cup by beating Russia 1-0, and Belgium advanced to the tournament with a 2-1 victory that eliminated Ireland.

In the second leg of the European playoffs, Yugoslavia and Croatia also qualified for the 32-nation field for next summer’s tournament, to be played in France from June 10 to July 12.

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