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World Cup: Russia Pussy Riot Protesters Jailed Over Pitch Demonstration

Loading... Four members of the Russian punk activist group Pussy Riot have been jailed for 15 days for disrupting the World Cup final by running onto the pitch. They were accused of violating the rules for spectators at sporting events and wearing police uniforms…

17th July 2018

France Beat Croatia To Win World Cup Final

Loading... France won the Fifa World Cup for the second time by overcoming Croatia’s bold challenge in a thrilling final in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium. Didier Deschamps’ side repeated the success on home soil at France ’98 by a margin that hardly looked possible as…

15th July 2018

World Cup Final: France vs Croatia: Things You Need To Know

Loading... France will clash with Croatia in the 2018 World Cup final today, Sunday, at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia. The Didier Deschamps’s men head into the game following a 1-0 victory against Belgium in the semi-final encounter played on Tuesday night, thanks…

15th July 2018

World Cup 2018: Belgium Beats England To Finish Third

Loading... England’s World Cup campaign in Russia ended with a 2-0 defeat by Belgium in St Petersburg that meant the Three Lions finished in fourth place. Gareth Southgate’s team were unable to bounce back from the despair of Wednesday’s extra-time loss against Croatia in…

15th July 2018

World Cup 2018: Croatia Knock England Out of World Cup

Loading... England’s bid to reach a first World Cup final since 1966 came to an agonising end as they lost in extra time to Croatia in Moscow. Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic scored the winning goal in the 109th minute of the semi-final, slotting in…

12th July 2018

World Cup 2018: France Beat Belgium To Reach World Cup Final

Loading... France will face England or Croatia in the World Cup final after edging past European neighbours Belgium in the semi-final in St Petersburg. Defender Samuel Umtiti scored the winning goal for the 1998 champions in the second half with a towering header from…

10th July 2018

World Cup: CAF Bans Kenyan Referee For Life Over Bribery Scandal

Loading... Loading... A Kenyan referee who had been due to officiate at the ongoing World Cup in Russia has been handed a life ban after being caught in a bribery sting. Aden Marwa was filmed receiving a 600-dollar bribe during Confederation of African Football…

9th July 2018

World Cup: Croatia Knock Out Host Russia On Penalties

Loading... Russia’s remarkable World Cup run ended in a heart-breaking quarter-final defeat on penalties as Croatia bounced back from a late extra-time equaliser to set up a last-four meeting with England. Defender Mario Fernandes, who had brought his side level through a header in…

8th July 2018

England Beat Sweden To Reach First World Cup Semi-Final in 28 Years

Loading... England are into the World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1990 thanks to Harry Maguire and Dele Alli headers against Sweden. Gareth Southgate’s side now face hosts Russia or Croatia on Wednesday in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium for a place in next…

7th July 2018

World Cup: Belgium Knock Out Five-time Winners Brazil

Loading... Belgium produced a brilliant performance to knock five-time winners Brazil out of the World Cup and reach the semi-finals for the first time since 1986. Roberto Martinez’s side turned on the style in Kazan to clock up their fifth straight win of the…

7th July 2018

France Beat Uruguay To Reach World Cup 2018 Semis

Loading... France are into the semi-finals of the World Cup for the first time since 2006 after seeing off Uruguay with the help of a terrible error by goalkeeper Fernando Muslera. In terms of excitement, this quarter-final tie did not come close to Les…

7th July 2018

World Cup: Neymar Stars As Brazil Beat Mexico To Reach Last Eight

Loading... Neymar scored one goal and played a key role in the second as Brazil edged out Mexico in Samara to reach the World Cup quarter-finals for a seventh consecutive time. Brazil did not have it all their own way, especially in an opening…

2nd July 2018

Uruguay Knocked Portugal Out of World Cup

Loading... Edinson Cavani scored two superb goals as Uruguay beat Portugal to set up a World Cup quarter-final meeting with France. Defeat for the European champions finished Cristiano Ronaldo’s hopes of success in Russia just hours after Lionel Messi and Argentina were knocked out,…

30th June 2018

Argentina Knocked Out of World Cup

Loading... Kylian Mbappe announced himself on football’s biggest stage with two fine goals that gave France victory in a classic World Cup encounter with Argentina, and a place in the quarter-finals. Though much of the focus before the game had been on Lionel Messi,…

30th June 2018