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Harry Kane dug England out of a hole and secured a last-gasp 2-1 win over Tunisia in their World Cup opener.

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With a reported three million pre-order sales, Nigeria’s kit is this summer’s standout design, but where does it sit amongst the greatest World Cup kits of all time?

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David Platt’s late winner against Belgium saw England advance to the quarter-finals of the 1990 World Cup in Italy, but how much do you remember about the match?

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Pelé or Baggio? Batistuta or Maradona? Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? Thomas or Gerd Müller?

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From They Think It’s All Overs to Hands of God, 18-year-old solos and eight-second openers by San Marino, let it never be said that England’s participation in the World Cup has been boring.

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It’s a competition within a competition that has been won by some of the world’s greatest players, but who do you think will win the Golden Boot award at the World Cup?

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You could win an England football shirt by taking part in our free-to-enter World Cup predictor game.

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Which country will win the World Cup?

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Tens of millions will be gambled on the outcome of the World Cup, from the outright winners to the number of times Neymar spits during a game, but who do you think will lift the trophy?

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North Somerset JPL Regional Talent Centre became national champions after defeating Nottingham in the final at Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre.

A new defibrillator has been installed at Nailsea & Tickenham’s home ground at Fryth Way.

The Greatest Show on Turf kicks off in Russia this week, bringing with it all the emotion, heartache and joy that every football tournament does. Mark Heath takes a look at what we can expect in the next month.

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It’s not the first thing that comes to mind when somebody mentions the World Cup, but every tournament has a poster - how many can you remember?

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Bristol City Football Club has won permission to retain temporary buildings at its training ground.

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Given sport’s global popularity and football’s status as the most popular sport, it is perhaps surprising that the beautiful game was not really touched by the ugliness of terrorism until November 13, 2015.

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Most football fans will not know who all the singers are in the official Russia 2018 song, how to find Nizhny Novgorod or what formation Iran will use against Morocco, but there is one thing we can be sure of: there will be controVARsy.

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From the Tango to the Jubulani, how many footballs from World Cup history can you identify correctly?

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Seven stadiums from World Cup history - from the air. How many can you identify correctly?

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Swiss Valley Rangers Girls Under-11s enjoyed a successful Bishops Lydeard tournament, finishing as winners.

New female members are being sought by Swiss Valley Rangers Football Club to join at all age levels.

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