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Captain Kane at the double as England seal late win

Tunisia 1 (Sassi 35′(pen)) England 2 (Kane 11′, 90+1) By Ben James England captain Harry Kane scored twice on his World Cup debut as England defeated Tunisia 2-1 in their Group G encounter in Volgograd. A dramatic victory for @England! #TUNENG pic.twitter.com/Ezjc1ZsMkw — FIFA World Cup 🏆 (@FIFAWorldCup) June 18, 2018 The Three Lions’ youngest-ever […]

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3 goals and 3 points as Belgium ease past Panama

Belgium 3 (Martens 47’, Lukaku 69’ 75’) Panama 0 By Natasha Prior Group G favourite Belgium opened its campaign with 3-0 defeat of World Cup debutantes Panama in Sochi. Job done for @BelRedDevils ✅#BELPAN // #WorldCup pic.twitter.com/8uWR1saqrW — FIFA World Cup 🏆 (@FIFAWorldCup) June 18, 2018 Belgium dominated from the first whistle and it was […]

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Time for Belgium’s golden generation to deliver

By Vincent Smith-Koppie We’ve beaten the @Pharaohs ! 3-0 ! Great support once again by @fanclub1895 😊👏 See you Monday 🆚 @fedefutbolcrc 😉 Tickets available on https://t.co/xgvqgq2WIn !#REDTOGETHER #BELEGY #WorldCup pic.twitter.com/WuU1PC2afV — Belgian Red Devils (@BelRedDevils) June 6, 2018 Why they can win This is Belgium’s best ever chance of winning silverware and the nation […]

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Panama

By Ben James Team: Panama Nickname: Los Canaleros (The Canal Men) World Cup appearances: 1(2018) World ranking: 55 Coach: Hernán Darío Gómez Captain: Román Torres Player to watch: Román Torres Captain Román Torres has cemented his place as Panama’s key player on the road to Russia. Directing the team from centre back, he was often […]

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Belgium

By Ben James Team: Belgium Nickname: Les Diables Rouges (The Red Devils) World Cup appearances: 13 (Best finish of 4th place in 1986) World ranking: 3 Coach: Roberto Martinez Captain: Eden Hazard Player to watch: Kevin De Bruyne On the back of a stunning season with Manchester City’s record-breaking team, De Bruyne has announced himself […]

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Tunisia

By Natasha Prior Nickname: نسور قرطاج (‘Eagles of Carthage’) World Cup appearances: 4 Coach: Nabil Maâloul Maâloul replaced Henryk Kasperczak as head coach of Tunisia’s national team, with the Tunisian Football Federation appointing him in April 2017. This will be Maâloul third stint with the national team, serving as both a player in 1985 (earning […]

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England

By Natasha Prior Nickname: ‘The Three Lions’ World Cup appearances: 14 Coach: Gareth Southgate In December 2016, The Football Association appointed Gareth Southgate as the new head coach of the England football team, on a four-year deal. Southgate named former Chelsea FC assistant coach Steve Holland to assist him in England’s voyage to a World […]

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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 […]