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Tunisia triumph 2-1 to deny Panama fairytale

Tunisia 2 (Youssef 51’, Khazri 66’) Panama 1 (Meriah 33’ og) By Natasha Prior Tunisia has scored its first World Cup in 40 years after coming from behind to beat Panama 2-1 in Saransk. Both sides were winless coming into this final group match and Panama looked set to claim its maiden World Cup win […]

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Records tumble as England thrash Panama 6-1

England 6 (Stones 8’, 40’; Kane 22’ pen., 45+1’ pen.; 62’, Lingard 36’) Panama 1 (Baloy 78’) By Natasha Prior England has scored its biggest win in World Cup history and, at the same time, guaranteed its place in the knockout stages after a 6-1 thumping of Panama in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium. In a match […]

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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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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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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 […]