Free Press Journal
  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Neymar hits back at World Cup critics

    Saint Petersburg: Neymar rounded on his critics and defended his emotional reaction to scoring in Brazil’s 2-0 World Cup win over Costa Rica after he broke down in tears at the final whistle.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Nigeria beats Iceland by 2-0

    Volgograd: Ahmed Musa struck twice to become the first Nigerian to score at two World Cups Friday as the Super Eagles secured a crucial 2-0 win over Iceland, who missed a penalty. The African side will secure a spot in the knockout stage if they beat Argentina on Tuesday in Group D’s final round of fixtures.

  • Wary of hacks, teams get serious on cybersecurity

    Bronnits : Fearful of data breaches and keen to avoid embarrassing images surfacing in the home of ‘kompromat’, several teams at the World Cup in Russia have enforced rigid guidelines to shield their players from hacks.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: FPJ’s dream XI predictions for Brazil vs Costa Rica

    Five time World Cup champions Brazil will play against Costa Rica today in the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. Both the teams are in group E and are playing their second match of the group stage. The match will be played at Saint Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg city. While Brazil managed to draw against Switzerland in their first match by 1-1, Costa Rica lost to Serbia by 1-0 in

  • Argentina fans weep as World Cup dream fades

    Buenos Aires: The party at the Buenos Aires fanzone fell flat as a crowd expecting a Messi-inspired Argentina World Cup revival could only watch in horror at as the nadir of Nizhny Novgorod unfolded. “We lost very badly, they really humiliated us this time,” said 22-year-old Joaquin.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Lionel Messi feels pain as World Cup dream turns to nightmare

    Moscow: Lionel Messi sloped off down the tunnel in Nizhny Novgorod with his head bowed, knowing Argentina face the humiliation of a group-stage exit at the World Cup in Russia. The Barcelona star was silenced by a far superior Croatia side in a brutal 3-0 defeat that left the South Americans needing an unlikely series of results to keep their hopes of reaching the knockout stages alive.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Croatia stun Argentina by 3-0; Argentina, Messi on brink of World Cup exit

    Nizhniy Novgorod (Russia): Lionel Messi’s World Cup dream was left hanging by a thread as Croatia powered into the last 16 with a 3-0 rout of Argentina here. Second-half goals from Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic sealed a deserved victory as a poor Argentina were left on the brink of a humiliating first round exit yesterday.

  • Costa denies ‘provocation’ but admits to ‘lucky’ goal

    Kazan Arena : Diego Costa rejected claims he intentionally stamped on Iran goalkeeper Ali Beiranvand during a tense 1-0 win over Iran but admitted his crucial match-winner for Spain came down to “luck”.

  • England vs Argentina final, says Beckham  

    Beijing : Former captain David Beckham has tipped England to play Lionel Messi’s Argentina in the World Cup final, reflecting rising optimism about the Three Lions’ chances after a positive start in Russia.

  • Waiting  for Neymar touch!

    Recovered from injury, Brazil’s striker will aim to get his side back on track against Costa Rica.

  • Youthful Nigeria face tough Iceland test

    Gelendzhik (Russia) : Nigeria take on Iceland on Friday, seeking to salvage their faltering World Cup campaign but wary of the Nordic team’s capacity to go toe to toe with their supposed superiors.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: FPJ’s dream XI predictions for Denmark vs Australia; Live Blog

    Denmark and Australia in will play their second match of the group stage against each other in the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018. Both the teams are in group C along with France and Peru. The match will be played at Samara Arena football stadium in Russian city Samara. While Denmark achieved victory in their first match against Peru by 1-0, Australia lost to France by 2-1 in their opening match.