World Cup

World Cup coverage from Coral Sports. News, predictions, analysis and tips from the expert Coral team.

The Evolution of Football Kits

| 28.06.2019

England through the years Why do England wear  white home football shirts? It’s not because white is the predominant colour on the national flag. It’s because they followed the example of the English rugby team, who wore white in the nation’s first-ever international sporting contest against Scotland in 1871. White... View Article

Five World Cup stars who could be set for big summer moves

| 17.07.2018

England ace Maguire amongst the fivesome The World Cup is over, which means the focus turns to the summer transfer business. And several of the top performers at Russia could be making big moves. Ahead of plenty more major deals, the Coral News Team look at five of the World... View Article

The top 10 moments of the World Cup in Russia

| 17.07.2018

We look back at the tournament After four weeks of shocks, surprises and scintillating football, France were crowned world champions for the second time yesterday after beating Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup Final. Les Bleus grew into the competition game-by-game and strode forward where other favourites fell. Their story... View Article

Modric, Mbappe and Hazard head up our World Cup XI

| 16.07.2018

A thrilling tournament has come to an end Well there we are. After four weeks, 64 matches between 32 nations from five confederations across 12 different venues, the World Cup in Russia is over. And with the 2022 World Cup set to be hosted in Qatar in the winter, there’s... View Article

Big Match Breakdown: France v Croatia

| 15.07.2018

Odds, tips and preview for World Cup Final After four weeks of intense competition, 32 teams have become two and 736 players have been whittled down to 46 as France take on Croatia in the World Cup Final. Les Bleus are making their third appearance in the tournament showpiece after... View Article

Big Match Breakdown: Belgium v England

| 14.07.2018

Odds and tips ahead of the World Cup rematch Belgium take on England in the World Cup third-place play-off in a game neither team will want to have been part of. In fact, you’d forgive Roberto Martinez and Gareth Southgate if they’d mutually agreed to just skip the game, fly... View Article

Who starts in the World Cup combined XI?

| 13.07.2018

Four Croatians and seven French make the line-up Sunday’s World Cup Final will be played out between France and Croatia in the 78,000-capacity Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. France edged a tight 1-0 affair with Belgium. And England heartbreakingly exited at the hands of Croatia 2-1 in extra-time. It’s all set... View Article