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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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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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Brazil ready to lay the ghost of 2014 to rest

By Josh Knox Foco total! Muita concentração no trabalho de bolas paradas. 👀⚽🇧🇷 #GigantesPorNatureza #TreinodaSeleção Foto: Lucas Figueiredo/CBF pic.twitter.com/7wYAqHu9bP — CBF Futebol (@CBF_Futebol) June 9, 2018 Why they can win Brazil is a squad full of immense talent from some of the biggest teams going around in club football and that is evident from the […]

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Costa Rica

By Laurence Kelson Team: Costa Rica Nickname: Los Ticos World Cup appearances: 4 (Best finish was quarter-finals in 2014) World ranking: 25 Coach: Oscar Ramirez Captain: Bryan Ruiz Player to watch: Keylor Navas It’s not often that a goalkeeper can be considered the star player for a team but Keylor Navas fits the bill. The […]

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Brazil

By Caleb Mitchell ⚽️⚽️⚽️ pic.twitter.com/Ne5k5WGI7O — Brazil Football 🇧🇷 (@BrazilEdition) June 10, 2018 Team: Brazil Nickname: Seleção (The Squad) World Cup appearances: 20 World ranking: 2 Coach: Adenor Leonardo Bacchi (Tite) Captain: Neymar Player To Watch: Neymar da Silva Santos The household name everyone associates with Brazil’s national football team has 54 goals in 84 […]

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Switzerland

By Caleb Mitchell FIFA World Cup: Switzerland clinch comfortable win over japan in warm-up matchhttps://t.co/xecLRYGQm3 pic.twitter.com/119nR7Cc32 — Zee News (@ZeeNews) June 9, 2018 Team: Switzerland Nickname: Die Nati (The National Team) World Cup Appearances: 10 World Ranking: 6 Coach: Vladimir Petković Captain: Stephan Lichtsteiner Player To Watch: Stephan Lichtsteiner The captain’s professional career has spanned […]

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Serbia

By Laurence Kelson Team: Serbia Nickname: The White Eagles (Beli Orlovi) World Cup appearances: 9 as Yugoslavia (1930-1988), 1 as Serbia and Montenegro (2006), 1 as Serbia (2010) Best result: 4th in 1930 and 1962 (as Yugoslavia) Coach: Mladen Krstajic Captain: Aleksandar Kolarov World Ranking: 35 Player to watch: Aleksandar Mitrovic The 23-year-old striker will […]

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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 […]