Articles by: Kieran Archer
 

  • France's Raphael Varane, second right, scores his side's first goal during the quarterfinal match between Uruguay and France at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Friday, July 6, 2018. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

    Quarter-Final match report: Uruguay 0-2 France

    July 16, 2018 at 1:21 pm

    France defeated Uruguay 2-0 in Nizhny Novgorod in their World Cup Quarter-Final. Goals from Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann ensured Les Bleus progression to the Semi-Final. The team news confirmed Uruguay’s fears, Edinson Cavani was named on the bench having not fully recovered from an injury sustained in their Round […]

     
  • Sweden's Andreas Granqvist, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's second goal during the group F match between Mexico and Sweden, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg , Russia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

    Group F Round Up: Sweden and Mexico go through while Germany crash out

    June 28, 2018 at 12:01 pm

    Germany go home at the group stage at the 2018 World Cup with only one win and three points. Sweden go through as group winners with Mexico, both with two wins and a loss. Mexico 0-3 Sweden Mexico looked so comfortable in Group F with six points from two games. […]

     
  • South Korea's Son Heung-min scores his side's second goal during the group F match between South Korea and Germany, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

    Group F Report: South Korea 2-0 Germany

    June 28, 2018 at 11:09 am

    Germany are out of the World Cup following a shock 2-0 defeat to South Korea in Kazan. The defending champions got a late winner against Sweden to keep their World Cup hopes alive following lackluster performances in their opening games. However, Kim Young-gwon scored in the 92nd minute to punish […]

     
  • Germany's Toni Kroos celebrates after he scored his side's second goal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

    Group F Report: Germany 2-1 Sweden

    June 26, 2018 at 11:08 am

    Germany kept their World Cup alive in dramatic fashion, beating Sweden in the last minute of added time. Toni Kroos’ 95th minute free-kick gave Germany a 2-1 lead and left Group F finely poised with both Sweden and Germany on three points while Mexico lead the way with six. Ola […]

     
  • Mexico's Javier Hernandez celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the group F match between Mexico and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    Group F report: South Korea 1-2 Mexico

    June 26, 2018 at 10:53 am

    Mexico put themselves back into the driving seat in Group F, earning their second win with a 2-1 victory over South Korea. Carlos Vela gave Mexico the lead in the first half and Hernandez doubled it after the break. Son added a late consolation for South Korea, giving Mexico a […]

     
  • Sweden's Andreas Granqvist, centre, celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group F match between Sweden and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

    Group F Report: Sweden vs South Korea

    June 19, 2018 at 10:21 am

    Sweden started their World Cup campaign with a 1-0 victory over South Korea in Nizhny Novgorod. Andreas Granqvist’s penalty gave Sweden a crucial 65th minute lead. Following Germany’s defeat to Mexico in the Group F opener, the game presented itself as a massive opportunity for both teams to take some […]

     
  • Mexico's Hirving Lozano celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

    Group F Report: Germany 0-1 Mexico

    June 18, 2018 at 12:37 pm

    Group F kicked off with a shock, defending World champions Germany losing to Mexico in Moscow. The Luzhniki Stadium witnessed Mexico’s first World Cup victory over Germany, earned by Hirving Lozano’s 35th minute strike. Mexico started brightly and had Germany shaken early on. A second minute corner caused panic in […]

     
  • Ryhope CW season review

    Ryhope CW season review

    May 17, 2018 at 10:38 am

    Following a season of ups and downs, Ryhope CW finished the 2017-18 Northern League Division One season in 11th. The pre-season target was a top half finish and that’s exactly what Colliery Welfare achieved by a margin of one point over Ashington in 12th. Ryhope will be pleased with the […]

     
  • Ryhope CW end season on a high with Dunston win

    Ryhope CW end season on a high with Dunston win

    May 8, 2018 at 1:42 pm

    Ryhope CW defeated Dunston UTS 4-2 away in their final game of the Northern League Division One campaign. Ben Riding opened the scoring, but the sides headed into half-time level after a Jake Stafford equaliser. Thomas Bott got two second half goals and Matty Weirs added a fourth before Callum […]

     
  • Ryhope come from behind to beat West Auckland

    Ryhope come from behind to beat West Auckland

    May 1, 2018 at 3:10 pm

    Ryhope CW completed a turnaround in the last 10 minutes of their Northern League Division One encounter to beat high flying West Auckland 3-1. Anthony Bell gave West Auckland a first half lead. James Ellis equalised for Ryhope and Micky Rae got the winner before Ellis got his second to put […]