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England break shootout curse to knock out Colombia

COLOMBIA 1: (Mina 93′) ENGLAND 1 : (Kane 54′) England won 4-3 on penalties By Jesse Kemp-Segedin England has lifted its penalty shootout curse to book a quarter-final spot against Sweden after defeating Colombia 4-3 on penalties in a fiery round-of-16 encounter. Match #56 | #COL 1-1 #ENG (PSO 3-4)#COLENG — FIFA World Cup […]

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Colombia top group as Senegal eliminated in fair play rule first

Colombia 1 (Mina 74′) Senegal 0 By Jacob Howard Colombia has finished at the top of Group H in Samara with a goal by Yerry Mina late in the match enough to see the South Americans through to the round-of-16. Match #48 | #SEN 0-1 #COL #SENCOL — FIFA World Cup 🏆 (@FIFAWorldCup) June […]

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Colombia knock out Poland in a 3-0 wipe-out

Colombia 3 (Mina 40′, Falcao 70, Cuadrado 75′) Poland 0 By Jacob Howard Colombia has kept its final 16 hopes alive with a 3-0 victory in Kazan that has eliminated Poland from the World Cup. Colombia is now in third place in Group H one point behind both Senegal and Japan, and the qualification hopes […]

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Japan 2-1 winners over 10-man Colombia

Japan 2 (Kagawa 6′ pen., Osaka 73′) Colombia 1 (Quintero 39′) By Jacob Howard It took Colombia only three minutes to receive the first red card of tournament, leaving them with only ten players to take on Japan in their World Cup opener in Saransk. Japan looked to dominate over Colombia the entire match with […]

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By Jacob Howard Team: Colombia Nickname: Los Cafeteros (The Coffee Growers) World Cup appearances: 5 World ranking: 16 Coach: José Pékerman Captain: Radamel Falcao Player to watch: James Rodriguez Rodriguez burst on to the international stage at the last World Cup in Brazil, winning the Golden Boot Award with six goals and helping his team […]

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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 […]