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Brazil keep dream alive and end Serbia’s in 2-0 win

Serbia 0 Brazil 2 (Paulinho 36’, Silva 68’) By Laurence Kelson In a match where a loss for either team could have meant elimination, it was Brazil that stood tall. Two goals, a clean sheet and an outstanding outing from Brazil’s talismanic defender, Thiago Silva, put them on top of Group E to set up […]

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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 — […]

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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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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, […]

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 […]