England fans react to 6-1 win over Panama

Stones opened the scoring in the eighth minute with a header. We also saw the collector's item of a John Stones brace, which came thanks to Kieran Trippier's impressive deliveries and a attractive strike from Jesse Lingard which ensured England ... More..

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Bar in Rio will provide free drinks for every drop of Neymar
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Bar in Rio will provide free drinks for every drop of Neymar

A draw against Serbia will be enough for Brazil to reach the round of 16. There were expectations he could still carry Brazil despite the ongoing recovery, but his performance in the 1-1 draw against the Swis...More..

World Cup or Eurovision, Iceland keep on hoping
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

World Cup or Eurovision, Iceland keep on hoping

Messi has struggled in Russian Federation thus far, missing a penalty in his side's 1-1 draw with Iceland , before struggling in the stunning 3-0 defeat to Croatia . Defeat to Nigeria was Iceland's first...More..

Iceland vs. Croatia - Football Match Report
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Iceland vs. Croatia - Football Match Report

Argentinabeat Nigeria 2-1 in Tuesday's other Group D fixture thanks to a late Marcos Rojo victor, meaning La Albiceleste march into the round of 16 alongside Croatia and will face France in the next round. ...More..

Man United posted a brilliant tweet about Romelu Lukaku - it's going viral
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Man United posted a brilliant tweet about Romelu Lukaku - it's going viral

Martinez said Kane's form came as no surprise because he knew the Tottenham man was ready to take on leadership duties in the England camp. "The start of this campaign was good and we should keep improving....More..

Harry Kane hat-trick takes England to World Cup last 16
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Harry Kane hat-trick takes England to World Cup last 16

There are plenty of other reasons to be positive about the Three Lions at the moment. "First time in a long time since we've seen a hat-trick from an England player in the World Cup, absolutely delighted fo...More..

Arnav's expectations from Nigeria vs Argentina match
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Arnav's expectations from Nigeria vs Argentina match

Tapia backed his head coach and Sampaoli has been given the go ahead to make a string of changes. However, the intensive training which lasted for hours did not end without special congratulatory messages fro...More..

Mexico defeat South Korea 2-1 in a tight match
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Mexico defeat South Korea 2-1 in a tight match

Mexico is now assured of a slot in the round of 16 and now joins hosts Russian Federation and Uruguay from Group A, France of Group B and Croatia in Group and Croatia of Group C. South Korea saw themselves th...More..

Lingard Lights up Russian Federation as England Qualify for the Round of 16
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Lingard Lights up Russian Federation as England Qualify for the Round of 16

When Panama did manage to grab their first goal of the World Cup late on to reduce the deficit to 5, there was no shortage of "good-feelings" from the England fans; prompting Guy Mowbray to suggest the Cent...More..

Brazil win but old questions of mental focus persist
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Brazil win but old questions of mental focus persist

The incident observed as Costa Rica appeared to be wasting time for a player's injury goal. Highly tipped as one of the pre-tournament favourites amongst bookmakers offering options to bet on the Golden Boot ...More..

Argentina striker Aguero snaps: Let Sampaoli say what he wants
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Argentina striker Aguero snaps: Let Sampaoli say what he wants

However, bouncing back will take a huge improvement in performance and strength of character so far unseen from the two-time world champion in Russian Federation. In the 64th minute of the match, with score lev...More..

Javier Mascherano: Lionel Messi 'desperate' to turn things round with Argentina
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Javier Mascherano: Lionel Messi 'desperate' to turn things round with Argentina

The Argentinian side have been heavily criticised for their dependance on Lionel Messi who is yet to score in this year's World Cup . Speaking to media about their sweet gesture, Chief Confectioner Daria Mal...More..

Nigeria vs Argentina: Messi frustrated, desperate ahead of Super Eagles clash
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Nigeria vs Argentina: Messi frustrated, desperate ahead of Super Eagles clash

Based on his unstoppable individual brilliance and goal-scoring prowess, Messi was voted FIFA Ballon d'Or victor (best player in the world award) on five occasions. Simeone said: "The goalkeeper has done this...More..

Quaresma gives Portugal the lead; Spain equalise
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Quaresma gives Portugal the lead; Spain equalise

A win for Nigeria would see them qualify and even a draw would be good enough unless Iceland win by at least two clear goals. Groups A and B - hosts heading for knock-out match against Ronaldo and co.? ...More..

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo: 'Argentina match will be a war'
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo: 'Argentina match will be a war'

Javier Mascherano , veteran of three World Cups , understands the magnitude of the task ahead and said: "We know the situation is tricky". The Hard Tackle now takes a closer look at the encounter. The experien...More..

Pekerman dedicates Colombia win to defender
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Pekerman dedicates Colombia win to defender

The disappointing Poland became the first European side eliminated from the tournament and the normally prolific Lewandowski failed to fire again, but coach Adam Nawalka was stoic in defeat. Cuadrado was causin...More..

Hamilton gets more powerful engine for France
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Hamilton gets more powerful engine for France

Mercedes driver Hamilton was leapfrogged by Vettel last time out in Montreal , but he opened a 14-point advantage at the summit by converting his 75th pole position into a win at the first F1 race in France s...More..

World Cup stars mostly stifled, with one Portuguese exception
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

World Cup stars mostly stifled, with one Portuguese exception

Ronaldo has smashed several records over his glittering career and recently put his name to another as his latest goal eliminated Morocco from the World Cup . Diego Costa has three of Spain's four goals , ...More..

Salah considering retiring from Egypt national team
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Salah considering retiring from Egypt national team

Video of the event showed a smiling Salah sitting next to Kadyrov at the dinner table, with the leader later pinning a Chechen flag badge to Salah's shirt. "He has not discussed this issue with any of the deleg...More..

Salah considering retiring from Egypt national team
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Salah considering retiring from Egypt national team

Video of the event showed a smiling Salah sitting next to Kadyrov at the dinner table, with the leader later pinning a Chechen flag badge to Salah's shirt. "He has not discussed this issue with any of the deleg...More..