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Peru’s missed opportunities in 1-0 loss to Denmark

Peru 0 Denmark 1 (Poulsen 59’) By Sam Burge Denmark have managed to hold on for a 1-0 win, in what was an open and entertaining Group C clash that Peru dominated for large periods. The only goal came in the 59th minute when Peru were exposed on the counter when Christian Eriksen delivered a […]

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Iceland hold Argentina to a historic draw as Messi has night to forget

Argentina 1 (Aguero 19’) Iceland 1 (Finnbogason 23’) By Daniel Heinrich It took just 23 minutes for #ISL to score their first #WorldCup goal 😎 pic.twitter.com/76ZbyoRGBi — FIFA World Cup 🏆 (@FIFAWorldCup) June 16, 2018 Iceland have held tournament heavyweights Argentina to a 1-1 draw in the country’s first ever World Cup match. Alfred Finnbogason’s […]

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Socceroos’ resistance broken at the end by France

FRANCE (Griezmann 58′, Pogba 82′) AUSTRALIA (Jedinak 62′) By Jordan Mulach France has defeated Australia 2-1 in the first Group C match of the 2018 World Cup although not without resistance from the Socceroos. C'est terminé !! Viiiictoire !!! (2-1) @AntoGriezmann et @paulpogba sont les buteurs !! #FRAAUS #FiersdetreBleus pic.twitter.com/BHYG65ilrq — Equipe de France (@equipedefrance) […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo hat trick rescues point for Portugal against Spain

Spain 3 (Costa 24’ 55’, Nacho 58’) Portugal 3 (Ronaldo 4’ 44’ 88’) By Jacob Gaynor A Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick salvaged Portugal a valuable point in a 3-3 draw against Spain in the two teams’ highly-anticipated clash on Friday. A first-half brace from Cristiano Ronaldo ensured the defending European champions would head into the break […]

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Iran breaks Morocco hearts with victory at the death

Iran 1 (Bouhaddouz OG, 90+2min) Morocco 0 By Caleb Lawrence The opening match for Group B saw Iran steal all three points against Morocco in the dying stages after an own goal from Aziz Bouhaddouz in St Petersburg. The game was heading for a nil-all draw until the second minute of injury time, when an […]

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Sat 16 June

Group B Morocco v Iran St Petersburg, 1am Portugal v Spain Sochi, 4am Group C France v Australia Kazan, 8pm Group D Argentina v Iceland Moscow, 11pm 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 […]