FESTIVAL OF FOOTBALL 2018
Preview: World Cup Finals

Preview: World Cup Finals

13-Jul-2018

The World Cup Final really is a romantic one, perhaps more so than any other.

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Footballer of the Tournament

Footballer of the Tournament

13-Jul-2018

As we count down towards the most important sporting contest on the planet, let’s take a look at the two major contenders for player of the tournament honours.

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World Cup Play-Offs

World Cup Play-Offs

13-Jul-2018

In the World Cup, third-place playoff games remind us of that old line about democracy.

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Post Match: Croatia vs England

Post Match: Croatia vs England

12-Jul-2018

In the end, experience prevailed. Street smarts earned Croatia a well-deserved place in the World Cup Final.

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France Into The Finals

France Into The Finals

11-Jul-2018

Didier Deschamps led France to a World Cup Final with a tough, resolute line-up. He did it as skipper in 1998. He’s done it again as manager in 2018.

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Golden Boot Predictions

Golden Boot Predictions

10-Jul-2018

As the World Cup reaches its pinnacle, the individual race is on to take home the Golden Boot.

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Semi Finals Preview

Semi Finals Preview

09-Jul-2018

With just four teams left in the World Cup, only one prediction can be made with a degree of certainty.

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Post Match: Russia vs Croatia

Post Match: Russia vs Croatia

08-Jul-2018

From Russia with love, real, unexpected love.

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Post Match: Brazil vs Belgium

Post Match: Brazil vs Belgium

07-Jul-2018

From out of nowhere, Roberto Martinez has gone and made himself a contender for coach of the tournament. Who knew?

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Quarter Finals Review

Quarter Finals Review

06-Jul-2018

The young man must maintain his form and the old man must find his fitness.

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Post Match: Columbia vs England

Post Match: Columbia vs England

04-Jul-2018

On Saturday night, the Singapore Sports Hub will be packed. Singaporeans will gather for a genuine rarity.

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Post Match: Belgium vs Japan

Post Match: Belgium vs Japan

03-Jul-2018

Japan coach Akira Nishino called the defeat a tragedy. And he was right.

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Post Match - #ESPRUS & #CRODEN

Post Match - #ESPRUS & #CRODEN

02-Jul-2018

Luka Modric insisted he was taking one of the penalties. Croatia boss Zlatko Dalic was stunned.

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Quarter Finals - Uruguay vs France

Quarter Finals - Uruguay vs France

01-Jul-2018

The French fancy their chances of winning the World Cup. But first, they need to take care of the tournament’s definitive street fighters.

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Knockout Stages

Knockout Stages

30-Jun-2018

As the knockout stages kick off, our featured columnist NEIL HUMPHREYS takes a look at every round-of-16 clash.

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Pre-match: 16 June

Pre-match: 16 June

16-Jun-2018

Four men are expected to carry their teams tonight, four attack-minded mavericks with an independent streak and something to prove.

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Post-match: Spain vs Portugal

Post-match: Spain vs Portugal

16-Jun-2018

Attack, attack, attack!

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Post-match: Egypt vs Uruguay

Post-match: Egypt vs Uruguay

16-Jun-2018

Egypt coach Hector Cuper took a calculated risk with Mo Salah and it backfired

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Pre-Match: 15 June

Pre-Match: 15 June

15-Jun-2018

This just in - Mo Salah will not be starting tonight's match. More thoughts on the match here

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Lunch Time Bites: 15 June

Lunch Time Bites: 15 June

15-Jun-2018

During the World Cup's opening ceremony, British singer Robbie Williams sang Let Me Entertain You. Clearly, no one in a Saudi Arabia shirt listened to the lyrics.

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Lunch Time Bites: 14 June

Lunch Time Bites: 14 June

14-Jun-2018

Four years ago, Germany’s Mario Gotze scored right in front of me at the Maracana to remind us all why the World Cup remains the greatest show on earth.

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