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The Dirtiest Matches of All Time (Part Three)

Continuing the series looking at some of the dirtiest matches in football history. For Part One click here, and Part Two here. In 1967 it was the tun of Celtic from Scotland to represent Europe and Racing Club of Argentina to meet in this annual fixture. The forerunner of the Club World Cup was the Intercontinental Cup which saw the ...

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UEFA Euro 2016 contenders: France

The hosts of Euro 2016 will be amongst the favourites to win the tournament. Didier Deschamps has assembled a strong unit that is littered with quality players across all areas of the pitch. Tottenham Hotspur first-choice goalkeeper Hugo Lloris will be the number 1 for Les Bleus and will also wear the captain’s armband at his home tournament. Ahead of ...

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Most successful teams from each Confederation at the CWC

The Club World Cup is currently underway in Japan, where reigning Spanish and European champions Barcelona will face reigning Copa Libertadores champions River Plate for the title. The Catalans got the better of Asian champions Guangzhou Evergrande 3-0 in the semi-final courtesy of a hat-trick from Uruguay international Luis Suarez, while River Plate defeated Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1-0 to book their ...

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Preview Club World Cup Final: Barca vs River Plate

The reigning Spanish and European champions Barcelona will be up against Copa America winners River Plate in the final of the Club World Cup on Sunday at the International Stadium in Yokohama. River Plate were unconvincing in their 1-0 win over Sanfrecce Hiroshima and had to rely on a goalkeeping error from the Japanese outfit to book their place in ...

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