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Poland bow out with a win as Japan progresses to knockout stage

Japan 0 Poland 1 (Bednarek 59′) By Patrick Woods Japan has progressed to the knockout stage of the World Cup despite losing to Poland 1-0, after finishing ahead of Senegal due to the Fair Play rule. A second half goal to Polish fullback Jan Bednarek was the difference on a hot afternoon in Volgograd, where […]

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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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Senegal take advantage of defensive errors in 2-1 win over Poland

Poland 1 (Krychowiak 86′) Senegal 2 (Cionek 37′ og, Niang 60′) By Patrick Woods An own goal and a poor back pass that lead to a goal have given Senegal a win over Poland in their opening World Cup match in Moscow. The win is the first for an African team at the World Cup […]

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By Pat Woods Team: Poland Nickname: Bialo-Czerwoni (The White and Reds) or Orły (Eagles) World Cup appearances: 7 (third in 1974, 1982) World ranking: 8 Coach: Adam Nawalka Captain: Robert Lewandowski Player to watch: Robert Lewandowski Poland’s captain is also the team’s star goal scorer. The Bayern Munich striker scored 16 goals in 10 appearances […]

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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 […]