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Socceroos sent packing as Peru expose lack of finishing power

Australia 0 Peru 2 (Carrillo 18′, Guerrero 50′) By Jordan Mulach Australia’s ambitions of making it through to the knockout stages of the World Cup have been crushed by a 2-0 loss to Peru in Sochi. They’ll be dancing in the streets of Sochi & Lima. 💃🕺#AUSPER pic.twitter.com/jfbZU0lvzo — FIFA World Cup 🏆 (@FIFAWorldCup) June […]

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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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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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By Sam Burge Team: Peru Nickname: La Blanquirroja (The White and Red) World ranking: 11 World Cup appearances: 4 (Quarter-finals in 1970 and 1978; last appearance was 1982) Qualifying: Came fifth in the South American qualifying sending them to an inter-confederation play-off against the Oceania winners, New Zealand. Peru drew the away leg 0-0 and […]

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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 […]