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England use their heads to book place in semi-finals

ENGLAND 2 (Maguire 30’, Alli 58’) SWEDEN 0 By Laurence Kelson England have made their way to a World Cup semi-final for the first time in 28 years after beating Sweden 2-1 in Samara. Central defender, Harry Maguire and midfielder, Dele Alli, both scored with headers, bringing the Three Lions one step closer to fulfilling […]

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Sweden survive Swiss pressure to make quarter-finals

By Patrick Woods Sweden has survived a late Swiss onslaught in St Petersburg to win 1-0 and progress to a quarter-final against England. The Scandinavians took the lead in the 66th minute through Emil Forsberg, before battening down the hatches in defence to hold onto their slim lead. The win continues the fairytale for Sweden […]

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Brazil and Neymar extend Mexico’s World Cup ‘curse’ in 2-0 win

BRAZIL 2 (Neymar 51′, Firmino 88′) MEXICO 0 By Jacob Gaynor Brazil has reached the quarter-finals after Neymar scored one and provided the assist for another in a 2-0 win over a Mexico side that has again fallen for its World Cup ‘curse’. Neymar opened the scoring with a tap-in on the 50-minute mark and […]

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Sweden shock winners of Group F after thrashing Mexico 3-0

Mexico 0 Sweden 3 (Augustinsson 50′, Granqvist 62′ Alvarez og 74’) By Jesse Kemp Segedin In a result considered unlikely even at the start of a dramatic final matchday in Group F, Sweden has finished top of the group after thumping Mexico 3-0. Despite the heavy loss, Mexico finished second in the group courtesy of […]

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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. pic.twitter.com/Vyyzl7EcHq — 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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Mexico undefeated after 2-1 win over Korea Republic

Mexico 2 (Vela 26’ pen, Hernandez 66’) Korea Republic 1 (Son 90+3’) By Tim Warren Mexico has all but confirmed its qualification into the round-of-16 with a 2-1 victory over Korea Republic at Rostov Arena, despite a stoppage time screamer to Son Heung-min. #MEX WIN! A goal in each half maintains @miseleccionmx's 100% record! #KORMEX […]

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Sweden pressure Germany with VAR-assisted 1-0 win over South Korea

Sweden 1 (Granqvist 65’ pen.) South Korea 0 By Jesse Kemp-Segedin Sweden has taken three crucial points in a video assistant referee (VAR) assisted 1-0 win over South Korea, which sees them join Mexico at the top of group of ahead of both Germany and South Korea. FT // #SWE win! They join #MEX on […]

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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 pic.twitter.com/XOtAWcKD8U — […]

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South Korea

By Jesse Kemp-Segedin Team: South Korea Nickname: Taeguk Warriors World Cup appearances: 9 World ranking: 57 Coach: Shin Tae-Young Captain: Ki Sung-Yueng Player to Watch: Hueng-Min Son The Tottenham Hotspur forward has excelled in his last two seasons in the Premier League, carving out a place in the English club alongside star forward Harry Kane. […]

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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 […]