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Brazil leave it until injury time to score 2-0 win over Costa Rica

Brazil 2 (Coutinho 90’ + 1, Neymar 90’ + 7) Costa Rica 0 By Caleb Mitchell A persistent Brazil has triumphed 2-0 over Costa Rica in their round two Group E clash courtesy of late stoppage time goals to Philippe Coutinho and Neymar . Brazil’s dominance was reflected in statistics that include their 23 shots […]

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Serbia’s hopes hang by a thread after 2-1 loss Switzerland

Serbia 1 (Mitrovic 5’) Switzerland 2 (Xhaka 52’, Shaqiri 90’) By Laurence Kelson Switzerland has come from behind to steal a late 2-1 victory against Serbia after man-of-the-match Xherdan Shaqiri raced half the length of the pitch to slide home a 90th minute winner in Kaliningrad. ANOTHER late strike in Group E! #SRBSUI pic.twitter.com/xvkTJkkpck — […]

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Musa brace keeps Nigeria’s World Cup campaign alive

Nigeria 2 (Musa 49’, 75’) Iceland 0 PHOTO! Musa wheels away as he celebrates his goal. Nigeria 1-0 Iceland #SoarSuperEagles #NGA #Team9jaStrong #NGAISL pic.twitter.com/uv6Vx2pAwY — 🇳🇬 Super Eagles (@NGSuperEagles) June 22, 2018 By Daniel Heinrich A second half brace from Ahmed Musa has kept Nigeria’s World Cup campaign alive as Nigeria held out Iceland with […]

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Argentina face elimination after Croatian catastrophe

Argentina 0 Croatia 3 (Rebic 53’, Modric 80′, Rakitic 90+1’) By Jakob Gisik Argentina is on the brink of elimination from the 2018 FIFA World Cup after being thumped by Croatia 3-0 at the Nizhny Novgorod stadium. La Albiceleste must now beat Nigeria in their final group D match, and hope other results go their […]

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France through to knockout stage, Peru crashes out

France: 1 (Mbappe 34’) Peru: 0 By Jordan Mulach In a game where the end result seemed inevitable, the match was unpredictable right up until the death with France having to fight to earn their way into the round-of-16 while Peru will be on its way home at the end of the group stage. C'est […]

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Where’s Timmy? Australia on brink of exit after 1-1 draw with Denmark

Denmark 1 (Eriksen 7’) Australia 1 (Jedinak 38’ pen) By Sam Burge Australian captain Mile Jedinak said his side were unlucky not to get all three points in an enthralling Group C match that wasn’t without controversy. The VAR played its part once again, this time helping Australia and Jedinak level up from the spot […]

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Fluke Diego Costa goal sees Spain edge past Iran 

By Jacob Gaynor Spain has moved to equal-top of Group B after an unconvincing win 1-0 over Iran at the Kazan Arena courtesy of a second half goal by striker Diego Costa that he knew very little about. The Atletico Madrid forward claimed his third goal of the tournament in the 54th minute when an […]

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Uruguay through to knockout stage after 1-0 win over Saudi Arabia

Uruguay 1 (Suarez 23′) Saudi Arabia 0 By Emma McColl Striker Luis Suarez has locked in a position in the knockout stage for Uruguay after a 1-0 win over Saudi Arabia in the Group B match in Rostov. Suarez marked his 100th international appearance for his country with a goal in the 23rd minute. Carlos […]

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Early Ronaldo goal sends Morocco home from Russia

Portugal 1 (Ronaldo 4’) Morocco 0 By Caleb Lawrence An early goal by Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo was enough to see off Morocco, eliminating them from the competition, with the game ending 1-0 to Portugal at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. It did not take long for Portugal captain Ronaldo to continue his goal scoring form […]

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Russia close in on knockout stages with 3-1 win over Egypt

Russia 3 (A Fathi 47’ og, Cheryshev 59’, Dzyuba 62’) Egypt 1 (M Salah 73’ pen) By Charlie Johns Russia all but secured a knockout stage berth while Egypt are all but finished after suffering a 3-1 defeat to the host nation. Russia scored another big win in this World Cup despite the return of […]

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Getting Real About Illicit Drug Use at EDM Festivals

The electronic dance music (EDM) business, propelled by large scale music festivals, has grown to an estimated worth of $4.5 billion, […]

Penalties – the ‘new’ normal

By Etta McEwan Penalties bring about three things, controversy, criticism, and conversation. And after week one of the 2018 FIFA […]

Brazil leave it until injury time to score 2-0 win over Costa Rica

Brazil 2 (Coutinho 90’ + 1, Neymar 90’ + 7) Costa Rica 0 By Caleb Mitchell A persistent Brazil has […]

Serbia’s hopes hang by a thread after 2-1 loss Switzerland

Serbia 1 (Mitrovic 5’) Switzerland 2 (Xhaka 52’, Shaqiri 90’) By Laurence Kelson Switzerland has come from behind to steal […]

Musa brace keeps Nigeria’s World Cup campaign alive

Nigeria 2 (Musa 49’, 75’) Iceland 0 PHOTO! Musa wheels away as he celebrates his goal. Nigeria 1-0 Iceland #SoarSuperEagles […]

The World Cup Show podcast – Episode 2

Everyone can’t stop talking about VAR. Nor can we, so we’ve called in the video technology expert, Dr Roland Goecke […]

Argentina face elimination after Croatian catastrophe

Argentina 0 Croatia 3 (Rebic 53’, Modric 80′, Rakitic 90+1’) By Jakob Gisik Argentina is on the brink of elimination […]