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World Cup win for diverse France

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Image Credit: [Getty Images] Sports Editor James Felton argues that multiculturalism off the pitch leads to success on it. Black History Month is both a time to celebrate the achievements of inspirational human beings, as well as realising how far, as a society, and as a sport, we still have … Read More

Is Football finally coming home?

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Julian Bovill discusses whether Gareth Southgate can guide England to glory at next summer’s World Cup. The groups for next summer’s World Cup, to be held in Russia, have been announced. England, the only representative from the home nations, have been pitted against Tunisia, Panama and Belgium. It is the … Read More

Not a football fan? Here’s what you need to know about the Fifa Scandal

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On May 27th 2015 seven FIFA officials were arrested by the FBI for allegations of collusion and corruption with regards to the awarding of the 2010 World Cup to South Africa, the upcoming 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. Most people are of the … Read More

Resilient England reach semi-cup finals

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  ENGLAND continued to make history last night as they stormed into their first ever World Cup semi-final with a 2-1 victory over tournament hosts Canada. They will now face reigning champions Japan, who edged past Australia with a 1-0 win thanks to a late goal from Mana Iwabuchi. The Lionesses … Read More

Mature Baby Blacks topple English champions

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England’s reign as champions of the under-twenty Rugby Union World Cup was brought to an end last night by a remarkably efficient New Zealand side, in a final that highlighted Rugby Union’s bright future. The game was anyone’s guess as the two teams lined up, with the third place play … Read More

Sport | Brazil and Germany move closer to World Cup glory

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Ste Topping rounds up the action from the first quarter finals at the FIFA World Cup, and previews tonight’s action.   France and Germany began the day’s events with an intriguing battle. Both managers made tactical changes, with Joachim Low moving Philipp Lahm back into defence and Didier Dechamps replacing … Read More

Sport | Super South American Saturday

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Today sees the start of the knockout stages in Brazil as the hosts face Chile whilst Colombia takes on Uruguay in a South American football fiesta! Belo Horizonte plays to the first game of the day as Brazil’s reward for topping their group is a match against an impressive Chile … Read More

Sport | Group stages come to a close as Algeria progress

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Yesterday saw the end of the group stages for Brazil 2014, with sixteen teams already sent packing before the knockout rounds begin and the other half still dreaming of progressing to the final. There were many permutations that could have arisen from group G before kick-off in the two matches; … Read More

Sport | Uruguay bite Italian hopes on dramatic day in Brazil

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After a dramatic day at the FIFA World Cup, Ste Topping looks back on the action and previews another exciting day in Brazil.   With the chance to salvage some pride in Brazil, Roy Hodgson made nine changes in the hope that England could win their first match of the tournament, … Read More

Sport | Will changed England line up bring Roy joy?

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This final group encounter in Belo Horizonte for both England and Costa Rica should and could have assumed a different significance; the expected scenario was England needing a win in this match to progress with the group’s minnows Costa Rica hoping for one last hurrah to take back with them … Read More