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Tag Archives: soccer

Misfiring Ronaldo, Portugal held by Austria at Euro – Frustration grows as Portugese still winless

PARIS, June 19, (AP): A record breaking night for Cristiano Ronaldo, but one he’ll want to quickly forget. The Portugal captain certainly won’t want a …

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Referee Boufateen honored – Dimiyat top Diwaniya Al-Wad’ani

The usual altercations witnessed during debates between the government and the Parliament as well as the push and pull between the two sides were nowhere …

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England super-subs primed to ‘start’ against Slovakia – Vardy well placed to dislodge Kane

LYON, France, June 19, (Agencies): England coach Roy Hodgson will be strongly tempted to start with Jamie Vardy and Daniel Sturridge in attack against Slovakia …

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Rampant Belgium bounce back – Late own goal saves Hungary

BORDEAUX, France, June 18, (Agencies): Belgium rediscovered their most blistering form to batter Group E rivals Ireland 3-0 thanks to a brace from Romelu Lukaku …

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Morata at the double as Spain qualify – Turkey remain winless, yet to score a goal

NICE, June 18, (RTRS): Holders Spain became the first team to score more than two goals in a game at Euro 2016, beating Turkey 3-0 …

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Eder sends Italy through to last 16 – Croatia, Czechs draw in flare-disrupted match

TOULOUSE, France, June 17, (Agencies): Brazil-born striker Eder overcame an otherwise patchy performance to hit a cracking late winner in a 1-0 victory over Sweden …

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‘Germany the most supported team in Kuwait’ – Ramadan-time Euro fever sweeps Arab world

KUWAIT CITY, June 17, (AFP): From Dubai to Tunis, Euro 2016 football fever is sweeping the Arab world, filling cafes and restaurants and overshadowing the …

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Switzerland on brink of Euro last 16 – Hamsik outstanding

PARIS, June 15, (RTRS): Switzerland were on the brink of the Euro 2016 last 16 on Wednesday after they salvaged a 1-1 draw against Romania …

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Argentina win group – Chile advance

WASHINGTON, June 15, (RTRS): Chile advanced to the Copa America quarter-finals on Tuesday after two goals in the first half from Eduardo Vargas and two …

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Iceland enjoy memorable debut – Minnows hold Portugal to shock draw

ST ETIENNE, France, June 15, (RTRS): Battling outsiders Iceland enjoyed a memorable big-stage debut as they clinched a shock 1-1 draw against Euro 2016 Group …

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