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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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Iran

By Caleb Lawrence Nickname: Team Melli World Cup appearances: 3 Coach: Carlos Queiroz Captain: Masoud Shojaei Player to watch: Sardar Azmoun. The 23-year-old scores goals for fun for Iran with 23 goals in 31 appearances. Azmoun will be hoping to continue his goal scoring form against world class defenders such as Ramos (Spain) and Pepe […]

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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 […]