Russia


Why people must be patient with VAR

The main talking point of this summer’s World Cup so far hasn’t been the favourites under-performing, the plethora of great goals or the world-class performances, but instead the inclusion of the Video Assistant referee. It seems like…



VAR at the World Cup: An Early Verdict

By Mark Docherty   The World Cup sees the world’s greatest players, coaches and teams come under scrutiny from pundits and supporters from every nation.  However, this year one group of people has faced more…




Russia vs Saudi Arabia Preview

As Robbie Williams warms up his vocal cords ahead of the opening ceremony of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, we shall skip any coverage of the action before a ball is kicked – however tempting…




World Cup Group Stage Predictions

Written by Connor Lawson With the regular season almost at a close, attention has already turned to the World Cup in just under a month. Russia 2018 is sure to be an exciting competition with…