The five best goals of World Cup 2018

Over the course of the summer, we have been treated to arguably the best World Cup in history. There’s been highs, lows, drama and tears, but above all else, there has been goals. More dead ball goals than any tournament since 1966, and only one goalless draw — which caused everybody to exercise doubts over…

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World Cup ICYMI: Third-place Playoff – Belgium vs. England

It was a contest no one had relished: the penultimate fixture of the World Cup; the second meeting between Belgium and England in Russia (possibly sending out their second-string sides); the not-very-highly-anticipated sequel to their final group stage encounter. More often than not seen as an unwanted affair, this one did prove to be competitive at times. There…

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World Cup ICYMI: GW3 – Senegal vs. Colombia, Japan vs. Poland, England vs. Belgium, Panama vs. Tunisia

Two weeks from the day that Russia and Saudi Arabia kicked-off in Moscow, the group stage has officially come to a close. A memorable fifteen days of action was capped off with four matches across Groups G & H. In Short: Senegal failed to secure the lone point they needed to progress from Group H…

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World Cup ICYMI: GW2 – Germany vs. Sweden, Belgium vs. Tunisia, Mexico vs. S. Korea

Saturday had plenty of interesting storylines to follow, with three teams having the chance to wrap up qualification in their groups. Belgium were expected to ease past Tunisia, while an exciting Mexico faced a South Korean side devoid of much quality. Sweden’s sturdiness matched up against the smarting Germans desperate to avoid a shock elimination.…

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World Cup ICYMI: GW1 – Sweden vs. South Korea, Belgium vs. Panama, Tunisia vs. England

Group G’s fixtures featured two of the more one-sided games we’ve seen so far at the World Cup in Russia. It was an eventful day of goals, and England fans will be content with the fact that football is (kinda, sorta, maybe) coming home. Sweden kicked-off the day’s proceedings with a solid 1-0 victory over…

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Brazil 2014: a catalyst in more ways than one

Everyone’s journey with football is unique in its own way, and is more often than not encapsulated by one poignant memory. World Cups are usually the building block for one’s love for the beautiful game: hazy memories stem from watching the game, but not understanding it. But it is through watching national teams spar against…

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This is Belgium

For perennial dark horses Belgium and their star-studded squad, it is time to break free from a heavy burden placed on them by the media and public, and do so for good. Having been built up as a nation that could potentially threaten the big boys in recent tournaments – before falling short of requirements…

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