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FIFA World Cup Final: France v Croatia

France v Croatia – who wins the FIFA World Cup?

It has been 31 days since Russia kicked off the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a thumping 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia. Since then, dreams and fairytales have been shattered. England supporters are now faced with the sobering reality that the only thing ‘coming home’ is their fourth placing.  Belgium’s World Cup window was slammed shut, although […]

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Socceroos captain Mile Jedinak

FIFA World Cup: How Australia and the Socceroos can progress

Australia loved watching the thrilling Socceroos FIFA World Cup 1-1 draw with Denmark last night that keeps our progression hopes alive.But what are the scenarios now? What do we need to do and what results need to go our way?The Socceroos play Peru in Sochi on Wednesday and Denmark has a crucial clash with France. […]

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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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