All posts by Josh Alston

Brazil star Neymar

FIFA World Cup preview: Brazil

Brazil has won five FIFA World Cups and there is little to suggest they won’t be firmly in the mix again in Russia.This is a stacked roster, spearheaded by superstar Neymar and able to match it with the best nations in the world.Brazil will come into this World Cup as favourites along with Germany and […]

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Former Spain coach Julen Lopetegui

FIFA World Cup preview: Spain

On the eve of the FIFA World Cup, Spain’s preparation has been thrown into disarray.Coach Julen Lopetegui has been controversially sacked just two days before Spain takes on rivals Portugal.Former Spain defender Fernando Hierro has been announced as Lopetegui’s replacement. The decision was made after Lopetegui signed on to coach Real Madrid next season.It was […]

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Antoine Griezmann of France

FIFA World Cup preview: France

Euro 2016 runners-up France have been building perfectly for their tilt at this FIFA World Cup.This is a roster spoiled with choice and in good form, having lost just one of their last 12 matches.Les Bleus will be looking to replicate the heroics of Zinedine Zidane, Thierry Henry who last hoisted the Cup for France […]

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Germany player Timo Werner

FIFA World Cup preview: Germany

Germany is the reigning FIFA World Cup champion and is looking very likely to be amongst the top contenders again.This squad went a perfect 10-0 in qualification with a European record 43 goals, but went quiet after that.Draws against England, France and Spain and a loss to Brazil has rattled the confidence of this squad […]

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Belgium captain Kevin De Bruyne

FIFA World Cup preview: Belgium

Belgium probably doesn’t rate amongst many people’s top three nations at this year’s FIFA World Cup. They might not even make some people’s top 10. But make no mistake, this is a window where Belgium can shock the world and steal the title. This is a nation in a golden generation with talent in every position of […]

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Lionel Messi of Argentina

FIFA World Cup preview: Argentina

Argentina may stand as one of the heavyweights of the FIFA World Cup in Russia, but their group dictates that they won’t have it handed to them on a silver platter. Any team with Lionel Messi in it demands respect. But the question has to be asked: would Argentina even be here if not for Messi? It […]

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