World Cup semi-final

World Cup Semi-Final Combined XI

The Russian World Cup will be looked back on as one for the underdog. Be it Russia knocking out Spain, Mexico and South Korea beating Germany or Iran holding...
Kieran Trippier

Kieran Trippier: An Underrated Component of England’s World Cup Success

England is one win away from its first appearance in the World Cup final since they won it all in 1966 and Kieran Trippier has played a vital role.
Gareth Southgate

Can England Go All the Way This Time?

England are being led by Gareth Southgate, and are on the brink of history. Here we look back to the last time we were in a semi-final. We also...
Russia's World Cup Dream

Russia 2-2 Croatia: Russia’s World Cup Dream Ends in Penalty Shootout Defeat

SOCHI, RUSSIA (July 7, 2018) -- Russia's fairytale run at the World Cup has come to a close. The host nation went to penalty kicks again during the knockout stage. However,...
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Sweden 0-2 England: The Three Lions sets in the semifinal for the first time...

SAMARA, Russia (June 7, 2018) - For the first time since 1990, England has reached a World Cup semifinal after defeating Sweden 2-0 without too much effort. The Three Lions...
France

France Reach World Cup Semi-Finals

France are through to the World Cup semi-finals after they defeated Uruguay 2-0. Goals by Griezman and Varane won the tie. The game was very dire, with neither side...
outstanding Belgian performance

Brazil Fall to an Outstanding Belgian Performance

In a surprising, but ultimately deserved, result Brazil have been knocked out of the World Cup by an outstanding Belgian performance. Belgium, behind a golden generation of players, punched Brazil...
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A Wish Granted: A Tale of Penalty Kicks for Russia, Spain

Editorial (July, 5, 2018) -- The nation's capital of Russia boasts 11.92 million people, according to Russia's last census. However, only 81,000 people are allowed admittence to the Luzhniki Stadium. It's...

The World Cup Can’t Be Bought – That’s Why It’s the Ultimate Prize

As with Mark Twain, rumours of the death of international football were clearly premature. As the World Cup enters the quarter-final phase, it has already been a magnificent celebration...

World Cup Preview: Sweden v England

England are set to take on Sweden in a quarter-final tie, this Saturday at 3 pm GMT, in Samara. The Three Lions are headed into this game full of...