• England supporters send gallons of beer into the air celebrating opening goal against Croatia in World Cup semifinal

    One year ago - By Business Insider

    England scored early in its semifinal matchup against Croatia in the 2018 World Cup.
    Across the country, fans sent their beers flying in the air in celebration of the goal, costing untold pounds in refills.
    Should England hold on to win, the Three Lions will face France in the final on Sunday.
    England got off to a hot start in its World Cup semifinal match against Croatia on Wednesday.
    After winning a few yards outside the box just five minutes into the match, Kieran Trippier sent home a beautiful free kick to give England an early 1-0 lead as the Three Lions fight for the chance to play...
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  • YouTube TV Went Down During the World Cup and People Are Freaking Out

    YouTube TV Went Down During the World Cup and People Are Freaking Out

    One year ago - By Fortune

    YouTube TV went down as soccer fans were watching the England Croatia game of the World Cup , and people were not pleased.
    YouTube TV acknowledged the issues saying on Twitter, “Hey everyone - sincere apologies for streaming issues with YouTube TV. The timing is horrible but we're working to be up and running again ASAP!”
    People were not very pleased with the situation and voiced their concern on social media.
    I started the free trial of YouTube TV just to watch the World Cup, so this isn't ideal
    - Olivia Solon July 11, 2018
    Today in "YOU HAD ONE JOB," YouTube TV goes down in the middle of...
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  • YouTube TV goes down during the World Cup

    YouTube TV goes down during the World Cup

    One year ago - By Tech Crunch

    Croatia scored and the score is now 1-1 against England. If you're a YouTube TV subscriber, you might not know that because YouTube TV has been down for around 40 minutes.
    People who pay $40 a month to subscribe to live TV on YouTube are arguably mad. One of the main reasons YouTube TV makes sense is that it lets you watch live sports. You won't find any soccer match on Netflix or HBO Now after all.
    YouTube has tweeted about the issue, but this isn't a quick downtime. As Owen Williams tweeted , if Google can't keep the live stream up during the World Cup, it's unclear which company can do...
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  • WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The 1999 U.S. Women's National Team

    WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The 1999 U.S. Women's National Team

    One year ago - By Business Insider

    The 1999 Women's World Cup remains one of the most seminal sporting events in American history.
    The United States Women's National Team, playing on home soil, in front of a packed crowd at the Rose Bowl in California, gave women's soccer a match for the ages against China, one that went all the way to penalty kicks. U.S. goalkeeper Briana Scurry came up with a crucial save on China's third penalty kick, clearing the way for Brandi Chastain to clinch the World Cup trophy with a successful penalty kick.
    The image of Chastain celebrating on the field afterward has since become one of the most...
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  • 'It's coming home': England fans explain the emotional rallying cry of the World Cup

    One year ago - By Business Insider

    England fans explain what "it's coming home" means.
    "Football's coming home" was originally a song made for Euro 96.
    "It's coming home" has become a rallying cry for the England team during the World Cup.
    We asked England soccer fans to explain why they're saying 'it's coming home' and how the phenomenon has evolved during the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
    "Football's Coming Home" was originally a song by Baddiel , Skinner , and the Lightning Seeds that was made for the England football team during Euro 96.
    The song title was taken from the tag-line for the tournament which was "Football Comes...
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