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Russia bundles out Spain after shootout in Moscow epic

SPAIN 1 (Ignashevich 12’ og) RUSSIA 1 (Dzyuba 41’ pen) RUSSIA WIN 4-3 ON PENALTIES By Sam Burge Russia has bundled out the highly-fancied Spain after a dramatic penalty shootout to continue an unlikely fairy-tale. The hosts now book their spot in the quarter-finals where they will face Croatia who beat Denmark in a penalty […]

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Tempers high after Spain saved at the death by VAR decision

Spain 2 (Isco 19’, I. Aspas 90+1’) Morocco 2 (Boutaib 14’, Y. En-Nesyri 81’) By Caleb Lawrence Iago Aspas equalizes late for Spain to share the points with Morocco! pic.twitter.com/uAJyURmsuq — FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) June 25, 2018 Spain has finished on top of Group B after drawing 2-2 against Morocco in Kaliningrad thanks to a […]

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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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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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Spain sacks coach two days before their first match of Russia 2018

By Laurence Kelson In a shock move, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has sacked head coach Julen Lopetegui two days out from from Spain’s opening World Cup match against Portugal. Senior member of Spain’s coaching staff, Fernando Hierro, has been named as interim head coach for the remainder of the tournament. OFFICIAL | Fernando Hierro […]

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By Jacob Gaynor Team: Spain Nickname: La Furia Roja (The Red Fury) World Cup appearances: 15 (Winners in 2010) World ranking: 8 Coach: Julen Lopetegui Captain: Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) Player to watch: David De Gea The 2018 FIFA World Cup could forever be the moment Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea announced himself as […]

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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, […]

World XI – Jakob Gisik

Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris (France) Lloris edges out Golden Glove winner Thibaut Courtois as the starting goalkeeper. The French captain wasn’t […]

World XI – Vincent Smith-Koppie

Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois (Belgium) Thibaut Courtois finished the World Cup with a tournament-high 27 saves including some special efforts in […]

World XI – Ben James

Goalkeeper – Kasper Schmeichel (Denmark) The main reason behind Denmark’s group stage survival, Kasper more than lived up to his […]

World XI – Michael Djordjieski

Goalkeeper – Jordan Pickford (England) The 24-year-old Everton shot stopper was immense for England throughout the tournament. Pickford arguably produced […]

World XI – Josh Knox

Goalkeeper – Guillermo Ochoa (Mexico) Ochoa only featured in the four matches but made a whopping 25 saves in the […]

World XI – Dominic Unwin

Goalkeeper – Jordan Pickford Gareth Southgate’s decision to leave veteran Joe Hart out of England’s squad paid off after Pickford […]