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Greg Lea

Greg Lea is the editor of The Set Pieces and a freelance football writer based in London. He has had work published by FourFourTwo, The Guardian and ESPN.

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How Will Sweden Threaten England In The Quarter-Final?
Sweden Will Pose A Threat To England And Must Not Be Underestimated
There is no doubt that England are heavy favourites to emerge victorious from their World Cup quarter-final on Saturday, but Sweden will relish their position…
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Versatile Kane Proves His Worth To England
Why There's So Much More To England Skipper Harry Kane Than Goals
Only once the 1974 edition in West Germany has a player scored more than six goals at a World Cup: Ronaldo, who bagged eight on…
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Japan Go Through Despite Losing To Poland
4 Things We Learned As Japan Qualified For The World Cup Knockout Stage Despite Losing To Poland
Japan qualified for the knockout stage of the World Cup for the third time despite a 1-0 loss to Poland. Below are four talking points…
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Sweden And Mexico Progress After Group F Drama
4 Things We Learned As Sweden Beat Mexico In World Cup Group F
Sweden and Mexico both advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup as the former ran out 3-0 winners against the latter. Below are…
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Late Winner Keeps Argentina's World Cup Hopes Alive
Lionel Messi Inspires Argentina As They Beat Nigeria To Stay In The World Cup
Marcos Rojo’s late goal sent Argentina through to the knockout stage of the World Cup at the expense of Nigeria. Below are four talking points…
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Spain Top Group With Morocco Draw
Four Major Talking Points As Spain Scrape 2-2 Draw With Morocco
Spain advanced to the knockout stage as Group B winners after a 2-2 draw with Morocco. Below are four talking points from the match. 1.…
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Japan And Senegal Keep Last 16 Hopes Alive With 2-2 Draw
4 Things We Learnt As Japan And Senegal Play Out An Entertaining 2-2 Draw
Senegal and Japan played out an entertaining 2-2 draw as both sides moved onto four points in Group G. Below are four talking points from…
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(Panama) Hats Off To England As They Romp To World Cup Win
The 4 Talking Points After Harry Kane Stars During England 6-1 Panama
Harry Kane scored a hat-trick as England thrashed Panama 6-1 in Sunday lunchtime's World Cup game. Below are four talking points from the game in Nizhny…
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Jaiver Hernandez Stars As Mexico Beat South Korea
The 4 Talking Points As West Ham United's Javier Hernandez Fires Mexico To A 2-1 Win Against South Korea
Carlos Vela and Javier Hernandez scored either side of half-time as Mexico qualified for the knockout stage of the World Cup with a 2-1 victory…
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Belgium Cruise Past Tunisia Into The Last 16
Romelu Lukaku And Eden Hazard Shine As Belgium Reach Last 16 With 5-2 Win Over Tunisia
Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku both scored twice as Belgium eased past Tunisia 5-2. Below are four talking points from the game in Moscow. Belgium…
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World Cup Match Reaction: Nigeria v Iceland
4 Talking Points As Nigeria Soar Past Iceland
Ahmed Musa’s second-half strikes earned Nigeria a vital 2-0 victory over Iceland in Group D. Below, The Sportsman examines four talking points from the thrilling game at…
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Argentina Stunned By Croatia
4 Things We Learned As Croatia Left Argentina On The Brink Of World Cup Elimination With 3-0 Win
Croatia qualified for the knockout stage of the World Cup and left Argentina on the brink of elimination with a 3-0 victory on Thursday night.…
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Argentina Could Self-Destruct Against Talented Croatia...
Croatia Could Put Argentina In Real Trouble With Their Talented Side
It is already make or break time for Argentina. Following a 1-1 draw with Iceland in their opening game on Saturday, Jorge Sampaoli's men must…
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Senegal Gain Precious World Cup Win
Senegal 2-1 Poland: 4 Things We Learned As Mane's Men Bested Lewandowski's
Senegal earned their first World Cup points since 2002 with a 2-1 victory over Poland on Tuesday afternoon. Below are four talking points from the…
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Kane Double Wins World Cup Opener For England
Late Harry Kane Goal Gives England Win Over Tunisia
Harry Kane scored twice as England beat Tunisia 2-1 in their opening game of the 2018 World Cup. Below are four talking points from the…
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