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World Cup 2018: Day 20

Day 19 Summary: Southgate’s penalty redemption & Sweden roll the Swiss England 1-1 Colombia (England won 4-3 on penalties) England have finally won a penalty shoot out, under the management of the man who famously missed the crucial penalty of the European Championship semi-final at Wembley 22 years ago, arise Sir Gareth Southgate! OK it’s a

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England 1-1 Colombia (England win 4-3 on penalties)

A little over 22 years ago Gareth Southgate walked back from the Wembley penalty spot distraught having just missed the decisive kick in the Euro ’96 semi-final, last night he hugged his staff and players in joy having guided England to their first ever penalty shootout success at a World Cup. And with that England

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World Cup 2018: Day 19

Day 18 Summary: Chadli breaks Japanese hearts & Neymar annoys the world Belgium 3-2 Japan Last night saw yet another all time classic World Cup match as infancied Japan took on the superstars of Belgium. You’d never have thought it would go that way after a passive first half with Japan seemingly content to contain their

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England’s Second Round Record: 4-3!

England take on Colombia tonight in what manager Gareth Southgate has describes as their biggest game in a decade. He may well be right and as we’re tired of hearing England haven’t won a knock out game since 2006, but as we’ll see there’s more good than bad in their second round past. The Wins

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World Cup 2018: Day 18

Day 17 Summary: Russia stun stale Spain & Denmark pay the penalty Russia 1-1 Spain (Russia won 4-3 on penalties) The hosts march on! Russia’s World Cup dream is very much alive after stunning former champions Spain at the Luzhniki Stadium. It started as expected with Spain breaking the deadlock after just 11 minutes when

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World Cup 2018: Day 17

Day 16 Summary: The Last goodbye for the Ballon d’Or boys? That’s the question everyone is asking after Christiano Ronaldo’s Portugal & Leo Messi’s Argentina we’re both eliminated from the World Cup. Argentina kicked off the second round of games against France and were almost ahead in the opening minutes when Antione Griesmann cannoned a

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World Cup 2018: Day 16

Well I hope everyone enjoyed getting a day off yesterday to spend some time with their nearest and dearest because today we’re back in business, it’s the World Cup second round… Day 15 Summary: Senegal’s yellow peril and a phoney war This years group phase was one of the best in the recent history of

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World Cup Power Rankings (3)

How’s everyone doing in Russia and who’s already going home… World Cup Power Rankings (2) World Cup Power Rankings Croatia (+4) Team of the round! Croatia came through a tough group, humiliated one of football’s superpowers, even their much changed game 3 lineup looked cohesive. Warning- Croatia did similar things in the Euro 2016 group and

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