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UEFA Euro 2016 contenders – Germany

The reigning world champions sailed through their 2016 European Championship qualification campaign with minor hiccups along the way. They finished atop Group D ahead of Poland and Republic of Ireland – the other two qualifiers from the group. Germany have been placed in Group C in the tournament proper and have Ukraine, Northern Ireland and Poland to compete with for ...

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Records and stats from Manchester United’s win over Liverpool

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Manchester United travelled to Anfield to take on their hated rivals Liverpool in a Premier League clash last weekend and came away with a number of records apart from the three points that they sealed courtesy of a late strike from their captain Wayne Rooney. The Red Devils’ skipper had been much-maligned due to his alarming dip in form in ...

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UEFA Euro 2016 Group F Preview

Group F teams: Portugal, Iceland, Austria, and Hungary The tournament in France may well turn out to be the last opportunity for Portugal’s talismanic captain Cristiano Ronaldo to add a significant international trophy to his burgeoning trophy cabinet. The Real Madrid forward has won honours galore both individually as well as for his clubs, but the lack of international silverware ...

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UEFA Euro 2016 Group E Preview

Group E teams: Italy, Belgium, Sweden, and Republic of Ireland Italy finished runners-up to Spain at the last European Championships after they lost to the Spaniards 4-0 in the final that turned out to be embarrassingly one-sided. Much has changed in the Azzurri line-up since. Most importantly, they have a strict disciplinarian at the helm unlike the likes of Marcelo ...

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UEFA Euro 2016 Group D Preview

Group D teams: Spain, Turkey, Czech Republic, Croatia Reigning European champions Spain will be battling to collect their third successive Euro title and not many would count them out in their unprecedented quest. A lot has changed in the Spanish squad since their disastrous World Cup campaign of 2014 and they certainly have a different look to them than it ...

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1960/61 Tottenham side recorded first ever double in 20th century

Tottenham haven’t won a league title since the 1960/61 season and have consistently struggled to finish in the Premier League’s top four for a spot in the Champions League. They have regularly been usurped by their north London rivals Arsenal over the last several years. In fact, they are well behind Chelsea and Arsenal in the quest for being the ...

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UEFA Euro 2016 Group C Preview

Group C teams: Germany, Ukraine, Poland, and Northern Ireland Reigning world champions Germany are the overwhelming favourites to top Group C at Euro 2016 in France. They were the best team at the 2014 World Cup which they went on to win ahead of Argentina, and Joachim Low will be able to call upon the services of majority of the ...

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UEFA Euro 2016 Group B Preview

Group B teams: England, Russia, Wales, and Slovakia England won their qualifying group at a canter, winning all of their ten games to book their spot at the European Championship in France next summer. Roy Hodgson’s men looked strong through the course of the qualifying. Although the Three Lions didn’t face much competition in their group, it is still a ...

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