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Reigning champions Germany out of World Cup after loss to Korea Republic

Germany 0 Korea Republic 2 (Y Kim 92’, H Son 96’) By Tim Warren Germany’s World Cup defence is over after a 2-0 loss to Korea Republic in Kazan produced their worst World Cup performance of all-time. The holders #GER, are out. #KOR join them heading home, despite big win. — FIFA World Cup […]

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Kroos’ stoppage time winner against Sweden prevents humiliating Germany exit

Germany 2 (Reus 48′, Kroos 95′) Sweden 1 (Toivonen 32′) By Jesse Kemp-Segedin Midfielder Toni Kroos has helped 10-men Germany pull off a dramatic final-minute win to stay alive in the 2018 World Cup. After Germany’s shock opening game loss to Mexico, a loss or draw in this fixture for the defending champions would see […]

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Reigning world champions Germany stunned by Mexico in 1-0 defeat

Mexico 1 (Lozano 35’) Germany 0 By Tim Warren A 35th minute goal to Mexico’s Hirving Lozano was enough to defeat reigning World Cup champions Germany 1-0 at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, despite Die Mannschaft controlling majority of the match for no reward. Wow! #MEX stun the #WorldCup champions in Moscow! #GERMEX 0-1 — […]

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By Tim Warren Team: Germany Nickname: Die Mannschaft (The Team) World Cup appearances: 18 (winners in 1954, 1974, 1990, 2014) World Ranking: 1 Coach: Joachim Low Captain: Manuel Neuer Player to watch: Marco Reus After succumbing to a serious ankle injury which prevented him from being part of Germany’s 2014 World Cup triumph in Brazil, […]

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Germany the ‘hunted’ as they defend world crown

By Etta McEwan #ZSMMN 🇩🇪 ____#DieMannschaft #GERKSA — Die Mannschaft (@DFB_Team) June 8, 2018 Why they can win While retaining a World Cup is notoriously difficult the reigning champions will arrive in 2018 to boast a formidable team and coach. Remaining undefeated in their qualifying rounds, the side contains quality players from across Europe’s […]

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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 […]