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Super Sport
Eagles bid Messi a not too fond 'adieu'but Argentina scored again to end the game 3-1. The ‘Messi debacle’ continued
Eagles bid Messi a not too fond 'adieu'
Super Sport / Posted an hour ago
but Argentina scored again to end the game 3-1. The ‘Messi debacle’ continued yet again three years later, this time at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The Super Eagles were up against Argentina is the group stage and Messi once again proved to... Read more
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dna
Did Diego Maradona's comment trigger Lionel Messi’s international retirement?the world, but was the man who he’s always compared to responsible? The Argenti
Did Diego Maradona's comment trigger Lionel Messi’s international retirement?
dna / Posted 16 hours ago
the world, but was the man who he’s always compared to responsible? The Argentinian who lost three finals in a row – the FIFA World Cup 2014, Copa America 2015 and Copa America 2016 – said that he had enough with the team. He said: “It's... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Rio 2016: Enough of the Brazil bashing – these Olympic Games will be something specialmanifest difference between rich and poor has rarely been so clear, according t
Rio 2016: Enough of the Brazil bashing – these Olympic Games will be something special
Brisbane Times / Posted 17 hours ago
manifest difference between rich and poor has rarely been so clear, according to those who live there. When I covered the FIFA World Cup in Brazil two years ago, there was palpable rage about the federal government spending US$15 billion... Read more
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The Age
Rio 2016: Enough of the Brazil bashing – these Olympic Games will be something specialmanifest difference between rich and poor has rarely been so clear, according t
Rio 2016: Enough of the Brazil bashing – these Olympic Games will be something special
The Age / Posted 21 hours ago
manifest difference between rich and poor has rarely been so clear, according to those who live there. When I covered the FIFA World Cup in Brazil two years ago, there was palpable rage about the federal government spending US$15 billion... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rio 2016: Enough of the Brazil bashing – these Olympic Games will be something specialmanifest difference between rich and poor has rarely been so clear, according t
Rio 2016: Enough of the Brazil bashing – these Olympic Games will be something special
Canberra Times / Posted 23 hours ago
manifest difference between rich and poor has rarely been so clear, according to those who live there. When I covered the FIFA World Cup in Brazil two years ago, there was palpable rage about the federal government spending US$15 billion... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Messi retires, teammates Mascherano, Aguero follow suithistory and his retirement will be the last nail in the Argentina coffin if the
Messi retires, teammates Mascherano, Aguero follow suit
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 23 hours ago
history and his retirement will be the last nail in the Argentina coffin if they have any hopes to make it to Russia for the FIFA World Cup in 2018. Mascherano, who has been the backbone of the Argentine defence, was part of the national team... Read more
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The World Game
Copa America casts a shadow over EURO 2016that continues to enrich many European clubs with a plethora of stars, deserves
Copa America casts a shadow over EURO 2016
The World Game / Posted yesterday
that continues to enrich many European clubs with a plethora of stars, deserves more than a meagre four guaranteed spots in the FIFA World Cup. Particularly when you remember that South AmerIca's four spots pale into insignificance when compared... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Rio 2016: Enough of the Brazil bashing – these Olympic Games will be something specialmanifest difference between rich and poor has rarely been so clear, according t
Rio 2016: Enough of the Brazil bashing – these Olympic Games will be something special
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
manifest difference between rich and poor has rarely been so clear, according to those who live there. When I covered the FIFA World Cup in Brazil two years ago, there was palpable rage about the federal government spending US$15 billion... Read more
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dna
Copa America final: Lionel Messi has it in him to redeem Argentina’s lost gloryIf Argentina don’t win, it would mean that there is a bigger reward in store fo
Copa America final: Lionel Messi has it in him to redeem Argentina’s lost glory
dna / Posted yesterday
If Argentina don’t win, it would mean that there is a bigger reward in store for their favourite son Messi, and that is the FIFA World Cup in 2018. Chile captain Claudio Bravo has a fantastic horoscope, being born on a new moon day and also... Read more
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give me sport
England's low crowds for third Test with India a worryscheduling of their seven five-day matches this summer, resulting in them perfo
England's low crowds for third Test with India a worry
give me sport / Posted yesterday
scheduling of their seven five-day matches this summer, resulting in them performing for smaller crowds. The hosting of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil was a determining factor in limiting attendance for the Sri Lanka series in June, whilst a... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia againis 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia again
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
is 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to look in the future and start to think about the FIFA World Cup in Russia (in 2018) and prepare this team," Croatia coach Ante Cacic said. It might be the last chance... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia againis 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia again
KING5 Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
is 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to look in the future and start to think about the FIFA World Cup in Russia (in 2018) and prepare this team," Croatia coach Ante Cacic said. It might be the last chance... Read more
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First Coast News
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia againis 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia again
First Coast News / Posted 2 days ago
is 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to look in the future and start to think about the FIFA World Cup in Russia (in 2018) and prepare this team," Croatia coach Ante Cacic said. It might be the last chance... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia againis 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia again
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 2 days ago
is 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to look in the future and start to think about the FIFA World Cup in Russia (in 2018) and prepare this team," Croatia coach Ante Cacic said. It might be the last chance... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia againis 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia again
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
is 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to look in the future and start to think about the FIFA World Cup in Russia (in 2018) and prepare this team," Croatia coach Ante Cacic said. It might be the last chance... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia againis 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia again
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
is 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to look in the future and start to think about the FIFA World Cup in Russia (in 2018) and prepare this team," Croatia coach Ante Cacic said. It might be the last chance... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia againis 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia again
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 2 days ago
is 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to look in the future and start to think about the FIFA World Cup in Russia (in 2018) and prepare this team," Croatia coach Ante Cacic said. It might be the last chance... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia againis 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia again
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
is 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to look in the future and start to think about the FIFA World Cup in Russia (in 2018) and prepare this team," Croatia coach Ante Cacic said. It might be the last chance... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia againis 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia again
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
is 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to look in the future and start to think about the FIFA World Cup in Russia (in 2018) and prepare this team," Croatia coach Ante Cacic said. It might be the last chance... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia againis 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia again
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
is 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to look in the future and start to think about the FIFA World Cup in Russia (in 2018) and prepare this team," Croatia coach Ante Cacic said. It might be the last chance... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia againis 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia again
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
is 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to look in the future and start to think about the FIFA World Cup in Russia (in 2018) and prepare this team," Croatia coach Ante Cacic said. It might be the last chance... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia againis 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia again
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
is 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to look in the future and start to think about the FIFA World Cup in Russia (in 2018) and prepare this team," Croatia coach Ante Cacic said. It might be the last chance... Read more
14 related stories
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11 News Houston
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia againis 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia again
11 News Houston / Posted 2 days ago
is 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to look in the future and start to think about the FIFA World Cup in Russia (in 2018) and prepare this team," Croatia coach Ante Cacic said. It might be the last chance... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia againis 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to
Modric and Rakitic fall just short for Croatia again
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
is 30 and Rakitic is 28 — they may not get too many more chances. "We have to look in the future and start to think about the FIFA World Cup in Russia (in 2018) and prepare this team," Croatia coach Ante Cacic said. It might be the last chance... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Reactions of World Cup Russia 2010 Drawthat have the character and will to play against any team. We want to make Egyp
Reactions of World Cup Russia 2010 Draw
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
that have the character and will to play against any team. We want to make Egyptians happy. The last time we played in the FIFA World Cup, I wasn't even born, so it's about time to experience the World Cup once again. I'm positive we can... Read more
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FIFA
Banega at home alongside Messigame began to take on an extra dimension in the middle of 2014, after he had fa
Banega at home alongside Messi
FIFA / Posted 3 days ago
game began to take on an extra dimension in the middle of 2014, after he had failed to make his country’s 23-man squad for the FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil and following his subsequent arrival at Sevilla. His coach there, Unai Emery, deployed him in a... Read more
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Super Sport
Uganda Cranes are underdogs - Michobodas have some fuel of support in the jam of competition we can even register
Uganda Cranes are underdogs - Micho
Super Sport / Posted 3 days ago
bodas have some fuel of support in the jam of competition we can even register a surprise.” Uganda has never qualified for the Fifa World Cup but Micho believes his side can spring a surprise on the African continent to book a place to... Read more
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FOX News
Critics call foul as Qatar's 2022 World Cup city built with 'slavery'who visited Qatar in April, however, vowed that conditions for workers are “on
Critics call foul as Qatar's 2022 World Cup city built with 'slavery'
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
who visited Qatar in April, however, vowed that conditions for workers are “on the right track.” “The hosting of the FIFA World Cup is an opportunity to set a benchmark in terms of sustainable and fair working conditions for all workers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Algeria/Nigeria: Nigeria Drawn Against Cameroon, Algeria in Race for Russia 2018The draws for the five qualifiers from Africa for the FIFA World Cup taking pla
Algeria/Nigeria: Nigeria Drawn Against Cameroon, Algeria in Race for Russia 2018
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The draws for the five qualifiers from Africa for the FIFA World Cup taking place in Russia in 2018 took place on Thursday at the CAF secretariat in Cairo. Three-time African champions, Nigeria, have been given an uphill task with the composition of... Read more
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FIFA
Batista: I didn't expect to get sent offhe is remembered around the world for a single tackle, one that earned him the
Batista: I didn't expect to get sent off
FIFA / Posted 3 days ago
he is remembered around the world for a single tackle, one that earned him the fastest-ever red card in the history of the FIFA World Cup™. “I work at a football academy and I coach an amateur team, and I always hear: ‘You know who this guy... Read more
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FIFA
Brady buoyant ahead of Pogba reunionUEFA Champions League final. He won the adidas Golden Ball at the FIFA U-20 Wor
Brady buoyant ahead of Pogba reunion
FIFA / Posted 3 days ago
UEFA Champions League final. He won the adidas Golden Ball at the FIFA U-20 World Cup and the Best Young Player Award at the FIFA World Cup™. He arrived at UEFA EURO 2016 piloting a plane of mega-hype, with Real Madrid reportedly front-running a... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
GFA delegation arrives in Cairo for World Cup drawedition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking for African teams dated 7 June, as
GFA delegation arrives in Cairo for World Cup draw
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 3 days ago
edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking for African teams dated 7 June, as per the decision of the Emergency Bureau for the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers of 22 June 2016. The ranking has determined the four pots and the five seeds as follows: Pot... Read more
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The World Game
Hallgrimsson sends penalty shootout warning to Englandrecord in competitive matches against the Three Lions, securing draws against t
Hallgrimsson sends penalty shootout warning to England
The World Game / Posted 4 days ago
record in competitive matches against the Three Lions, securing draws against the more fancied heavyweight side at the FIFA World Cup in 2002 and 2006. He said: "It's always nice playing England, I have very good experiences of that. We... Read more
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FIFA
Centenario celebrations set the toneThe attire may have changed. The stewarding and security arrangements most cert
Centenario celebrations set the tone
FIFA / Posted 4 days ago
The attire may have changed. The stewarding and security arrangements most certainly have. But while the FIFA World Cup™ and its fans have evolved over the decades, the passion the tournament inspires remains very much the same. Indeed, just as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Gears Up for Draw for Third Round of 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiersedition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking for African teams dated 7 June, as
Africa Gears Up for Draw for Third Round of 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking for African teams dated 7 June, as per the decision of the Emergency Bureau for the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers of 22 June 2016. The ranking has determined the four pots and the five seeds as follows: Pot... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From London to Rio - What Has Changed for Team Nigeria?we also recorded some very significant achievements, top among these would be w
From London to Rio - What Has Changed for Team Nigeria?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
we also recorded some very significant achievements, top among these would be winning the AFCON in 1994, qualifying for the FIFA World Cup for the first time ever that same year and quite significantly, the Atlanta Olympics with two gold... Read more
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The Daily Californian
For queen and countryJune 21, 2002: I was a 7-year-old kid then, watching the quarterfinal between E
For queen and country
The Daily Californian / Posted 5 days ago
June 21, 2002: I was a 7-year-old kid then, watching the quarterfinal between England and Brazil at the FIFA World Cup. The Three Lions had gone up thanks to a Michael Owen goal but the Brazilians equalized through Rivaldo. England had been... Read more
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FIFA
Africa gears up for draw for third round of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiersedition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking for African teams dated 7 June, as
Africa gears up for draw for third round of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers
FIFA / Posted 5 days ago
edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking for African teams dated 7 June, as per the decision of the Emergency Bureau for the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers of 22 June 2016. The ranking has determined the four pots and the five seeds as follows: Pot... Read more
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FIFA
Maradona's immortal 11-second dashat the 1986 FIFA World Cup Mexico™, when Maradona left an indelible mark on the
Maradona's immortal 11-second dash
FIFA / Posted 5 days ago
at the 1986 FIFA World Cup Mexico™, when Maradona left an indelible mark on the competition by scoring what was voted the FIFA World Cup Goal of the Century. That goal is, of course, the slaloming run and ice-cool finish that gave La... Read more
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FIFA
Gillespie: Northern Ireland players have made the country proudFor footballers, few memories can match those of a major international tourname
Gillespie: Northern Ireland players have made the country proud
FIFA / Posted 5 days ago
For footballers, few memories can match those of a major international tournament. Experiences at the FIFA World Cup™, the UEFA European Championship, the Copa America and so on remain forever etched in the minds of those who have graced these... Read more
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FIFA
Curious tales of World Cup shirtsThese days a lot of thought goes into the kits that national teams wear at the
Curious tales of World Cup shirts
FIFA / Posted 5 days ago
These days a lot of thought goes into the kits that national teams wear at the FIFA World Cup™, with careful consideration given to every detail. As FIFA.com recalls, however, there was a time when shirt selections were not quite so well planned,... Read more
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The World Game
Gomez goal gives Germany top spot while Northern Ireland advanceinflict further damage before the break. The pattern continued in the second h
Gomez goal gives Germany top spot while Northern Ireland advance
The World Game / Posted 6 days ago
inflict further damage before the break. The pattern continued in the second half, McGovern saving from Mario Gotze before the FIFA World Cup final goalscorer slid wide from inside the six-yard box. O'Neill's side were not entirely restricted to... Read more
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heraldscotland
Bradford boss McCall stands down from Scotland postMcGhee in 2013 whilst manager of Motherwell and the former international midfie
Bradford boss McCall stands down from Scotland post
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
McGhee in 2013 whilst manager of Motherwell and the former international midfielder wished Scotland the best of luck when the FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign gets under way in September against Malta. “Firstly, I would like to thank Gordon,... Read more
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FIFA
The Clubon Facebook From 22 to 29 June, fifa.com will be posting exclusive content rel
The Club
FIFA / Posted 6 days ago
on Facebook From 22 to 29 June, fifa.com will be posting exclusive content related to Mexico 1986 on a daily basis. Follow the FIFA World Cup on Facebook carefully during this time for a chance to win World Cup prizes. At some point during our 1986... Read more
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The World Game
Gomez goal gives Germany top spot as Northern Ireland wait their fateinflict further damage before the break. The pattern continued in the second h
Gomez goal gives Germany top spot as Northern Ireland wait their fate
The World Game / Posted 6 days ago
inflict further damage before the break. The pattern continued in the second half, McGovern saving from Mario Gotze before the FIFA World Cup final goalscorer slid wide from inside the six-yard box. O'Neill's side were not entirely restricted to... Read more
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The World Game
Northern Ireland vs Germanyinflict further damage before the break. The pattern continued in the second h
Northern Ireland vs Germany
The World Game / Posted 6 days ago
inflict further damage before the break. The pattern continued in the second half, McGovern saving from Mario Gotze before the FIFA World Cup final goalscorer slid wide from inside the six-yard box. O'Neill's side were not entirely restricted to... Read more
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The World Game
Ireland inspired by 'extraordinary' Germany win ahead of Italy showdownalive their chances of reaching the last 16. Much has been made during the bui
Ireland inspired by 'extraordinary' Germany win ahead of Italy showdown
The World Game / Posted 6 days ago
alive their chances of reaching the last 16. Much has been made during the build-up of the famous 1-0 win over Italy at the FIFA World Cup in 1994, when a solitary goal from Ray Houghton was enough to secure a victory that saw Ireland progress... Read more
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walesonline
30 really important things about Casualty as it celebrates its 1,000th episodewas the year Halley's Comet made an appearance and Diego Maradona dashed Englan
30 really important things about Casualty as it celebrates its 1,000th episode
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
was the year Halley's Comet made an appearance and Diego Maradona dashed England's hopes with that 'Hand of God' goal in the FIFA World Cup - and for TV audiences, 1986 was the first time medical drama Casualty was shown on BBC One. On September... Read more
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Gulf News
Kerala Blasters appoint Coppell as head coachknown for his speed and work rate. He won domestic honours for Manchester Unite
Kerala Blasters appoint Coppell as head coach
Gulf News / Posted 6 days ago
known for his speed and work rate. He won domestic honours for Manchester United with 322 appearances and 53 goals. He represented England in 42 games, including at the Fifa World Cup, from 1977 to 1983 when his career was cut short by an... Read more
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Daily Mirror
New adidas Euro 2016 ball unveiled for knockout stagesstructure “Fracas” and “Beau Jeu”, which translates as “beautiful game”, is an
New adidas Euro 2016 ball unveiled for knockout stages
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
structure “Fracas” and “Beau Jeu”, which translates as “beautiful game”, is an advance on the “Brazuca” used during the FIFA World Cup, keeping the unique panel shape but offering better grip and in-flight visibility for players and... Read more
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