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Russia bundles out Spain after shootout in Moscow epic

SPAIN 1 (Ignashevich 12’ og) RUSSIA 1 (Dzyuba 41’ pen) RUSSIA WIN 4-3 ON PENALTIES By Sam Burge Russia has bundled out the highly-fancied Spain after a dramatic penalty shootout to continue an unlikely fairy-tale. The hosts now book their spot in the quarter-finals where they will face Croatia who beat Denmark in a penalty […]

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The host nation humbled as Uruguay beats Russia 3-0

Uruguay 3 (Suarez 10’, Cheryshev 23’ og, Cavani 90’) Russia 0 By Charlie Johns Uruguay has given the host nation a reality check as it defeated Russia 3-0 in the final group match which saw Edinson Cavani score his first World Cup goal in his 103rd appearance for his country. Uruguay has now gone through […]

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Russia close in on knockout stages with 3-1 win over Egypt

Russia 3 (A Fathi 47’ og, Cheryshev 59’, Dzyuba 62’) Egypt 1 (M Salah 73’ pen) By Charlie Johns Russia all but secured a knockout stage berth while Egypt are all but finished after suffering a 3-1 defeat to the host nation. Russia scored another big win in this World Cup despite the return of […]

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Russia romp to World Cup opening over Saudi Arabia 5-0

By Emma McColl RUSSIA 5 Yuriy Gazinsky 12 Denis Cheryshev 43, 91 Artem Dzybua 71 Denis Cheryshev Alexandra Golovin 94 SAUDI ARABIA 0 Russia opened the 2018 FIFA World Cup with the second-highest win ever recorded in an opening match. Standout performances by Denis Cheryshev and Aleksandr Golovin led the host nation to a 5-0 […]

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By: Emma McColl Team: Russia Nickname: Sbornaya (The National Team) World Cup appearances: 10 (best result was 4th in 1966) World Ranking: 70 (one of the lowest ranked teams in the tournament) Coach: Stanislav Cherchesov Captain: Igor Akinfeev Russian squad for the FIFA World Cup 2018 @FIFAWorldCup in English pic.twitter.com/e6RogmCDRF — Сборная России (@TeamRussia) June […]

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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 […]