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Serbia break a 20-year hoodoo with 1-0 win over Costa Rica

Serbia 1 (Kolarov 56’) Costa Rica 0 By Laurence Kelson Serbia have broken a 20-year hoodoo by winning their opening match at a World Cup for the first time since 1998, and handed Costa Rica their first group stage defeat since 2006. Serbia’s captain (and man-of-the-match), Aleksandar Kolarov (Roma), scored in the 56th minute with […]

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Brazil share points with Switzerland in day of shock results

Brazil 1 (Coutinho 19′) Switzerland 1 (Zuber 49′) By Caleb Mitchell Brazil have joined a host of powerhouses including Germany, Argentina, Spain and Portugal to open their World Cup campaigns without a win after a 1-1 draw with Switzerland in Rostov Arena The result capped off a series of shock results on day four of […]

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Reigning world champions Germany stunned by Mexico in 1-0 defeat

Mexico 1 (Lozano 35’) Germany 0 By Tim Warren A 35th minute goal to Mexico’s Hirving Lozano was enough to defeat reigning World Cup champions Germany 1-0 at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, despite Die Mannschaft controlling majority of the match for no reward. Wow! #MEX stun the #WorldCup champions in Moscow! #GERMEX 0-1 pic.twitter.com/XOtAWcKD8U — […]

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Mon 18 June

Group E Brazil v Switzerland Rostov-On-Don, 4am Group F Germany v Mexico Moscow, 1am Sweden v South Korea Nizhny Novgorod, 10pm All times AEST

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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 […]